Leyte is an island in the Philippines. It is part of the Eastern Visayas island group. It is split into two provinces: Leyte Province and Southern Leyte. Some smaller islands are part of each province.
Leyte is linked to the bigger island of Samar and the smaller island of Biliran by bridges that go over narrow straits. The capital, Tacloban, which is on the east coast near Samar Island, and Ormoc, which is on the west coast, are the two biggest cities.
Best time to visit
The best time to go to Leyte is during Summer and in September, October, November, and December, when lights and other decorations are put up for the holidays.
Weather in Leyte
During the dry season, Leyte has nice weather. Keep in mind that the hottest months are usually March through mid-May.
Peak Season in Leyte
Traffic will be worse than usual during the Summer season. This is also the time of year when a lot of people go to vacation and do activities like island hopping.
Main festival/events in Leyte
During the Pintados-Kasadyaan festival, there are many different events. The Festival of Festivals of Leyte, the Ritual Dance Presentation of the Pintados Festival, and the "Pagrayhay" during the Grand Parade are all names for these events.
How to get to Leyte
Flying is the best way to get to Leyte. The airport in San Jose, Tacloban City, is the best place to start.
Safety in Leyte
Leyte is a safe city, but like everywhere else in the Philippines, you should always be careful. Because of what happened with COVID-19, it is also important to follow the safety rules.
Getting around Leyte
In Leyte, you can take a jeepney, a bus, a taxi, a van, or rent or transfer a private car.
Food and Drinks
Famous dishes from the province of Leyte include the Moron, Binagul, Roscas, Suman Latik, and Bukayo.
Best Neighborhoods to Stay in Leyte
Some of the best places to stay in Leyte includes Northern Leyte and Southern Leyte.