Top 10 Tourist Spots in Leyte (Northern Leyte)

7. Lake Danao

Lake Danao Leyte

Lake Danao by Christine Caminade on Instagram

Lake Danao is one of the recommended lake destinations in the Philippines located in Leyte. It is a guitar-shaped lake covering an area of 148 hectares with a high altitude of 2,130 feet above sea level and that means the temperature is almost the same in Tagaytay. It is a quiet and a soothing place to relax. The best thing to do here is to have lunch with family or loved ones in a floating raft in the lake. Swimming, kayaking and canoeing are also fun things to do. There is also a viewing deck from atop to witness the beauty of the entire lake surrounded with mountain ranges.

­čôŹ┬áLake Danao is 18 kilometers away from Ormoc City, Leyte.

 

8. San Juanico Bridge

San Juanico Bridge Leyte

San Juanico Bridge is one of the most visited tourist spots in Leyte and the longest bridge in the Philippines spanning a body of sea water. It is a US$ 21.9 Million bridge constructed within 4 years as a gift of Ferdinand Marcos (10th President of the Philippines) to his wife Imelda Marcos. The bridge connects Samar and Leyte Provinces with a length of 2.16 kilometers. One can witness the beautiful view of the sunrise and sunset, amazing panoramic view of the sea and islands, small whirlpools and passing boats. In the early morning or afternoon, this is a favorite destination for joggers, photography enthusiast and nature lovers (romantic couples).

­čôŹ┬áSan Juanico Bridge can be accessed in Tacloban┬áCity, Leyte.

Watch the aerial video of San Juanico Bridge

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