Sorsogon is a province in the Philippines in Bicol Region situated in the southernmost tip of Luzon Island blessed with extraordinary tourist spots. Geographically advantaged, the province is one of the most popular eco-tourism destination of the country for its whale shark interaction, scuba diving, surfing and island hopping tours. It also has lagoons, lakes and mountain peaks for outdoor adventures. After all the travels, visitors may relax at the cold and hot springs in one of its towns.
The province of Sorsogon is bounded by Albay (north), Philippine Sea (east), San Bernardo Strait (south), Ticao and Burias Passes (west). The 800,000+ residents of the province speak in Sorsoganon, Bicolano, Filipino and English languages. Sorsogon City is its capital city.
The natural tourist spots in Sorsogon are the best destinations for sightseeing and outdoor activities. Make sure to visit the top tourist spots in the province upon your holiday vacation.
Top 10 Tourist Spots in Sorsogon
1. Donsol Whale Shark Interaction Site
Donsol is one of the best tourist spots in Sorsogon, a world-renowned site for whale shark watching and interaction tours. Whale sharks are rarely to be seen but onsite, the gentle giants are freely swimming and eating the abundant plankton and krill. The whale shark interaction tour is very affordable and should be arranged in Donsol Visitors Center. Tourists with snorkeling gears will aboard a boat with the boatmen, guide and spotter. The boat will be positioned to the site where the whale sharks are and tourists go swim with the 4-12 feet harmless giants. February to May is the reported peak season.
Donsol Whale Shark Interaction Site is located in Barangay Dancalan, Donsol, Sorsogon.
2. Ogod River
Ogod River is a famous place to visit in Sorsogon for firefly watching activity. It is a 100-kilometer river connected to sea with lush mangroves and trees on its sides. During the night, thousands and fireflies gather around in the trees on the river. Most visitors from Donsol whale shark interaction tour also avail this activity at the same registration site. A limited group will aboard a boat to go on a river cruise while a knowledgeable guide tell interesting trivia about fireflies. Though fireflies can be seen in trees along the way, the final destination is the one famous tree where thousands of fireflies gather every night.
Ogod River is situated in Donsol, Sorgon.