Tacloban is the largest population city in the Eastern Visayas region with over 200000 people. It is the capital city of the province of Leyte and the regional center of Eastern Visayas. From the year 1944 to 1945, it used to be the capital of the Philippines. This city is known as one of the best tourist destinations in the Philippines. There are a lot of historical monuments and natural wonders across the city.
Tacloban has two types of seasons which are the dry season and wet season. The dry season is the peak season of the city since the weather is nice for visitors to do a lot of outdoor activities. The peak season starts from March until September. As for the wet season, the number of visitors is lesser compared during the dry season. The visitors feel uncomfortable to travel around the city during the wet season due to bad weather. Hence, the best time to travel to Tacloban is during the dry season.
Zamboanga International Airport - Zamboanga International Airport serves as the main airport for the area in Zamboanga City. It operates for domestic airlines only. Among the airlines are Cebu Pacific, Cebu Pacific by Cebgo, Philippine Airlines by PAL Express and Platinum Skies. This airport only provides one terminal and a 2,610-metre primary runway. This airport is located about 2 kilometers from the city center. For those who take a taxi, the taxi fare will be around PHP 181.84.
Daniel Z. Romualdez Airport - Daniel Z. Romualdez Airport operates for the area in Tacloban City. It handles domestic flights only which include Cebu Pacific, Cebu Pacific by Cebgo, Philippine AirAsia and Philippine Airlines by PAL Express. This airport owns one terminal building, an administrative building, and a communication tower. Besides that, the distance between this airport and Tacloban City is about 12.5 kilometers. By taking a cab, it will cost around PHP 261.46.
Like any other city in the Philippines, Zamboanga and Tacloban experience a tropical climate. The average annual temperature in Tacloban is 27.1 degrees Celsius. Throughout the year, the city receives significant rainfall. It is not an ideal time to visit the city during the wet season, especially in January. It marks as the wettest month of the year in Tacloban City. The visitors will not be able to explore the city easily because of thunderstorms and heavy rainfall. Therefore, many visitors choose to visit Tacloban during the dry season since the weather is hot and humid.