One of the things that make travel so exciting is the prospect of adventure. There’s nothing like a good adrenaline rush to make us forget all the worries and stress that come with our everyday lives. If you are the sort who wants thrills and excitement, then you should definitely visit Davao City.
Furthermore, Davao is one of the best places to visit if you want to have fun on a budget. Just check into one of the cheap hotels in Davao City, and you can have the time of your life for little more than P 5000.
After arriving at your Davao hotel, you can have a leisurely breakfast before stepping out for the day’s adventure. Here are some of the exciting things that you can do in Davao:
First, there are the water sports. You can go white-water rafting on the Davao river and take a wild ride on its rapids. With nothing more than a rubber boat, a life jacket and a paddle, you will face one of Nature’s strongest forces. Be prepared for a lot of thrills and possibly even a spill or two.
A similar experience can also be had if you go tubing on the Talomo River, which you will reach after a three-hour jeep ride to Malagos and a nice ten-minute walk on a trail.
Another option is to go up to a higher elevation. Visit Camp Sabros, which lies on the slope of mighty Mt. Apo in Kapatagan, Digos, Davao del Sur. At Camp Sabros, you will have the chance to ride the second longest zip line in the country, with 820 meters worth of cable. Expect cool winds blowing in your face as a beautiful landscape rushes past beneath on this one-of-a-kind adventure.
Climbing Mt. Apo is another activity for intrepid travelers Mt. Apo is the highest peak in the Philippines, and a formidable challenge. Yet, a breathtaking landscape awaits to reward those who dare to make the climb at the peak. Hikers go up the mountain all year round, usually via the Kidapawan-Magpet trail.
After these excursion, it will be a treat to go back for a good rest at your Davao hotel. Fortunately, many cheap hotels in Davao City like the Jade Dragon Suites offer great value in the form of first class amenities despite the low and affordable price. You are sure to wake up refreshed the next day, ready to embark on another adventure.