BOHOL is one of the most beautiful island in the Philippines with an amazing medley of history, culture, natural attractions and white sand beaches. It is also one of Asia’s finest diving destinations, offering an undersea spectacle of coral gardens and striking marine life.
Visit the extraordinary Chocolate Hills: over 1,200 lush green hills renowned for their chocolate brown appearance in dry season, or get up close to the unique and miniature Philippine Tarsier, the smallest primate in the world. Marvel at the 16th-century watchtowers and ancient coral stone churches, or explore the centuries-old Spanish fort at Pamilacan Island. Join a whale-watching expedition from beautiful Balicasag Island or commune with nature and swim with a passing school of dolphins in Cabilao. Finally, relax and sample the local cuisine on a delightful boat ride in the serene waters of Loboc River as you enjoy the panoramic view of mangrove forests and undisturbed wildlife.
THINGS TO DO IN BOHOL
Visit the Carmen Chocolate Hills, a national heritage site of The Philippines.
Get a 360° view of the Carmen Chocolate hills and distant blue sea from the man-made mountain resort, Sagbayan Peak.
Drive through the Mahogany man-made forest, a 2km stretch of densely planted Mahogany trees.
Pose by the Hanging Bridge, a bamboo bridge in the upper part of the Loboc river.
Visit the oldest churches in the Philippines, the Baclayon and Loboc Church, with its own bell tower and a museum on the third floor.
Visit the Blood Compact Shrine, the site where the first Treaty of friendship between Asia and Europe was forged.
Flights to and from Tagbilaran to Manila take around one hour and 15 minutes. Domestic and budget carriers run daily flights. Fast ferries operate between Bohol and Cebu regularly.