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Flight from Zamboanga (ZAM) to Tawi-Tawi (TWT)

Flight from Zamboanga (ZAM) to Tawi-Tawi (TWT)

Tawi-Tawi is the main island of the province of Tawi-Tawi which situated in the Sulu Archipelago, Philippines. The island is known for the birthplace of Islam in the Philippines. The visitors can visit the first mosque built of the country on this island. Besides that, Tawi-Tawi is famous for its stunning beaches and refreshing scenery. It is also surrounded by mountains, caves and heritage sites.

Best time to fly from Zamboanga to Tawi-Tawi

Zamboanga and Tawi-Tawi have two seasons which are the dry season and wet season. Tawi-Tawi will face its peak season during the dry season which is from February to April and June to September. The visitors can experience some adventure activities with warm and pleasant weather during the period. Meanwhile, the off-peak season of the island happens during the wet season. It starts to occur from May to July and October to December. The weather is not permissible for visitors to travel around the island easily. Hence, the best time to visit Tawi Tawi is during the dry season.

Main airports available in Zamboanga and Tawi-Tawi

Zamboanga International Airport - Zamboanga International airdrome handles the world in Zamboanga town. It serves domestic airlines solely. Among the airlines are Cebu Pacific, Cebu Pacific by Cebgo, Philippine Airlines by PAL categorical and Platinum Skies. This airdrome provides one terminal and a two,610-meter primary runway. the placement of this airdrome is found concerning two kilometers from the town center. For guests who value more highly to take a taxi, the fare is around PHP 181.84.

Sanga-Sanga Airport - Also known as Tawi-Tawi Airport, it is a domestic airport that serves the area of Bongao. It handles only domestic airlines. Among the airline are Cebu Pacific, Cebu Pacific by Cebgo and Platinum Skies. The distance between this airport and the capital city of Tawi-Tawi, Bangao is about 6.3 kilometers. The visitors can get a tricycle ride from the airport to the city which costs around 100 pesos.

Climate patterns in Zamboanga and Tawi-Tawi

Zamboanga and Tawi-Tawi share the same tropical climate. The average annual temperature of Tawi-Tawi is 26.6 degrees Celsius. During the dry season, the island will experience hot and humid weather. Rainfall can occur at any time of the period. However, the amount of rainfall is lesser compared to the wet season. Visitors are unable to enjoy their vacation on the island since heavy rainfall and thunderstorms always occur. Therefore, the visitors are advised to see the weather forecast before planning for a trip to Tawi-Tawi.

Highlights in Tawi-Tawi

  • Sheik Karimol Makhdum Mosque - Sheik Karimol Makhdum Mosque is the oldest mosque in the Philippines. It was recognized as a National Cultural Treasure in 1965. This mosque was built in 1380 by an Arab Trader. The visitors can see the wood carvings on the original structures of the mosque. Besides that, there are four pillars of this mosque that ages 400 years old. The visitors can also find a burial site at the back of the mosque.
  • Mount Bongao - Mount Bongao is an ideal place for those who love hiking. It has a height of 300 meters above sea level. The visitors can find a small hut for pray which is called the “Tampats”. Besides that, the visitors can meet wild animals and different types of vegetables in this mountain. Once the visitors have arrived at the top of the mountain, the visitors can enjoy a magnificent view of Sulus Seas and Celebes.
  • Panampangan Island - Panampangan Island is one of the longest sandbars in the Philippines. The sandbar stretches over 3 kilometers. It has white fine sand and crystal clear water. The visitors can see a few cottages and grilling near the beach. The visitors can also have some rest under shady trees while watching the view of the sea.

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