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Information about Leyte

4.5
435 Google reviews
Type
Area/Community
High Season
Spring
Family Friendly
Yes
Area
7367.6 sq km
Average rating
4.5
Number of reviews
435

Leyte 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.