Davao is the third most populous city in the Philippines, with over 1.6 million people. It serves as the central hub of trade, commerce and industry in Mindanao. Davao is famous for homing the highest mountain in the country which is called Mount Apo. Besides that, the city is also known as the "Durian Capital of the Philippines." The visitor will stand a chance to meet the Philippines' Largest Bird as well as have some adventure trips to caves and mountains.
Iloilo and Davao encounter two types of season; dry and wet season. The peak season in Davao City is during the dry season, which is in January and February. Whereas, the city faces its off-peak season during the wet season, from May to October. The visitors are unable to do many activities during the wet season due to unpleasant weather. Hence, the best time to travel to Davao City is during the dry season. The visitors can get around easily and do a lot of sightseeing around the city with warm and humid weather.
Iloilo International Airport - Iloilo International Airport serves for the area in Iloilo City, Iloilo Province and Western Visayas region. It has a cargo terminal, passenger terminal, and a primary runway that supports wide-bodied aircraft. This airport handles for domestic and international flights which include Air Juan, Cebu Pacific, Philippine Airlines and Philippine AirAsia. Iloilo International Airport is located about 18.1 kilometers from the city center. By taking a taxi cab, it will cost around 400 PHP.
Francisco Bangoy International Airport - Also known as Davao International Airport, it operates for Davao City and Davao Region. There are several international and domestic airlines operate in this airport such as Cebu Pacific, Philippine Airlines, Philippines AirAsia, Xiamen Air and Qatar Airways. The distance between this airport and the city center is about 35.6 kilometers. The taxi fare will be around 309 PHP.
Iloilo and Davao have a tropical climate. The average annual temperature in Davao City is 27 degrees Celsius. It is not an ideal time to visit the city during the wet season because the weather is terrible. The city will be hit by heavy rainfall and monsoon during the period. Therefore, many visitors choose to have a vacation in Davao either January or February. During the dry season, the visitors will encounter sunny weather and less rainfall.