Private Tour to Iloilo Have a Coolio Time Sightseeing or Sun Bathing
Private tour to Iloilo and have a coolio time sightseeing or sunbathing, to the traveller, Iloilo in the Philippines offers you big city comforts but still has the down the earth lifestyle to be enjoyed.
It is a city that is coming out of hard times and growing in stature all the time. It went through about 500 years of hard times, but that has all changed now with new complexes and arcades having been built.
Iloilo is a province of the Western Visayas region in the Philippines and is found on the south-east portion of Panay Island. It is known as the “Heritage Haven of Panay” with architecture that reflects the Spanish and later the American influences.
The people of Iloilo are as welcoming as anywhere in the Philipines, and their joy for life is infectious.
It doesn't matter where you are in the busy streets or urban areas, you are treated with great respect, and they want to learn all about you and love the fact that you chose to visit their city.
Top 10 Things to Do in Iloilo
Experience the Colourful Vibrant Iloilo With a City Tour
Spend your time in Iloilo with city tours of timeless markets, beautifully restored stately homes of Spanish influence, ancient churches or just relax in fabulous gardens or along the riverbank.
The traditional food cannot go without being tried and tested with this city offering many attractive places to eat and not just traditional food.
The entertainment here is also something else especially around festival times when the locals go all out and really know how to party!
It is not a well-known place to go in the Philippines, but that is changing as word spreads of other people's experiences here on private tours.
Travel Tips for Iloilo
A good time to go to Iloilo is January, February, March, April, May or June as it is the dry season then and also a little cheaper. In December it is more expensive. January is also when Iloilo’s biggest festival is on with colourful costumes and upbeat music played all day long. There are other smaller festivals on throughout January, just as exciting and interesting. So for the most fun- filled times, go in January for best value and entertainment.
In general, Iloilo is a cheap place to visit. The currency is approximately 50 Philippine peso to 1 dollar and accommodation is on average $10 a night for a good descent hotel. Food is again cheap but be careful where you eat, cheap does not always mean good. Travelling around in taxis is very reasonable if you want to avoid local transport, but then the local transport is cheaper again, just takes longer. Check around for best price private tours
Most important thing to know is that at certain times of the year there is a possibility of typhoons, so before booking anything check the weather for the time you are planning to go. The crime is not too bad in Iloilo, but that does not mean you can be careless, also put your important documents and money into the safe at the hotels. Only eat in places where you can see food being made. Guided tours are very reasonable and are a great way to see the city.
The weather in Iloilo is the same as pretty much every other place in the Philippines, and as there is always the possibility of Typhoons at certain times of the year, advisable to check weather charts before booking any private tours. The rainy season is May to November and at certain times it is really bad. The warmest month is April, but that can be too hot for some people. January, February and March normally have the best weather and temperature