Philippines has more than 7,000 islands and Bohol which is a 1 hour and 15 minutes plane ride from Manila is one of those remarkably beautiful spot.
Unlike Boracay and other commercialized beach destination in the Philippines, Bohol is rich in nature’s wonder and people are very traditional. Tagbilaran is the capital city of Bohol, the same location where the airport is located.
There are so many unexpected amazing tourist spots in Bohol and you can reach these attractions by booking through your hotel’s package tour.
If you are fond of antiques, relics and heritage, a visit to the one of the oldest church and declared as National Historic Treasure in the Philippines, Baclayon Church in the town of Baclayon in Bohol. Did you know that Bohol also house one of endangered species in the entire globe? Yes, and that is the Tarsier. Those incredibly big eyes, long fingers and toes in a tiny cute body of a nocturnal animal can be only found in a sanctuary in Bohol, which you can visit.
You won’t say you have been to Bohol if you don’t go to the island’s most iconic spot, the Chocolate Hills. Why they named the hills related to one of the most addictive food on the planet? It’s because during the dry season, which is usually summer, the hills covered in grass dry up and turn into colour brown like chocolate hue.
You will get hungry for sure while touring Bohol; well Loboc River Cruise will satisfy your growling stomach. Not only you’ll get a buffet style lunch while cruising the Loboc River, also a group of people will serenade and entertain your afternoon in a festive theme floating restaurant. Have you seen a man made forest before? There is one in Bohol which is amazingly beautiful.
If you are excited to dip yourself in fine sand and clear blue water, Panglao in Bohol is where you can find what you are looking for especially in Dumaluan Beach Resort. You can also do dolphin watching in the morning followed by snorkeling in mesmerizing diving spot in Balicasag Island, just don’t forget to bring sunscreen lotion, sunglasses and snorkeling gear.
Who said a trip to the south in the Philippines is boring? It has tons of fun activities and rich of cultural enjoyment in Bohol.