Davao Travel Essentials

Surrounded by hills and plantations, the metropolis of Davao is the pride of Mindanao, the Philippines’ southern island group. Its nature parks offer adventure and relaxation in lush settings, while museums and cultural centres highlight the rich heritage of Mindanao’s tribes. If that’s not enough, fresh fruit and bountiful seafood will make you wish you had more space in your tummy.

Best Time to Visit:

January and February is the best time to visit, with no rain and cooler temperatures. The hottest months are April and May, and this is a good time to travel for those who love the heat. Monsoon season occurs between May and October, seeing heavy rain and unfavourable conditions.

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Philippine Peso (PHP)

Top Modes of Transport From the Airport and Cost Estimate to City Centre:

  • Taxis from Davao airport cost approximately PHP180. Travel time is 20 minutes to the city centre.
  • Jeepney costs PHP15 and travel time is 45 minutes

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