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Things to do in General Santos
General Santos, or GenSan, is a popular city in the Philippines’ South Cotabato. If you’re looking for an amazing destination with gorgeous landscapes, exciting festivals, and great outdoor adventure experiences, it’s your time to fly to GenSan.
Say hello to Mother Nature at Kaljala Karsts Eco-Tourism Park, where you can explore 9,000 hectares of natural wonders. Get ready to see the majestic waterfalls, caves, endless trees and more. Next, go to Nopol Hills for a stunning view of General Santos and Sarangani Bay.
Adrenaline junkies will love rock climbing at Malakong Gorge, where you can go for a thrilling zipline ride several hundred meters above its breathtaking landscape. See a gorgeous view of Amsikong Falls when you go hiking. Then pamper yourself with a dip at Bunga Springs and cap off your night by camping under the stars at Sanchez Peak.
Dive into fun at the popular dive sites of GenSan like Rocky Beach, Kapitan Reef, Sulifman Diving Site and many more. For a more relaxing time, soak up the sun and splash around Gumasa Beach.
Experience the best of the city by joining the locals in celebrating GenSan’s biggest events. There’s the Kalilangan Festival, Tuna Festival, Yaman GenSan, Paskuhan sa GenSan, and the Santo Niño de Bula Patronal Fiesta.
General Santos City is also your gateway to the incredible Philippine provinces of Sultan Kudarat, Cotabato, and Sarangani. Don’t forget to join Sarangani’s biggest beach party during Sarbay Fest too!
Have the best time in GenSan and start planning your trip now. Get travel tips and ideas from this General Santos City travel guide now.
What you should know
GenSan experiences good weather conditions all year. But if you want fewer chances of rain during your trip, the best time to visit General Santos City is during dry season from November to May.
Travelling to and around General Santos
Your flight will be bound for General Santos International Airport, where you can reach the city by taxi or by arranging hotel transfers. Start travelling around General Santos City by jeepney, multi-cabs, motorized tricycle, taxi, and habal-habal (motorcycle taxi). Get ready to have some fun in GenSan!
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Today's currency rate
SGD 1.00 = PHP 35.66
Temperature average in May
20.9 - 32.4°C
Rainfall average in May