One of the beautiful places in the Philippines and ever stunning Bohol is a place where you’ll find so much joy. Bohol is a well-developed and oval-shaped island that is also surrounded by smaller islands located in the middle of Visayas. It is considered as a first-class province. And by first class, it is something that tourists should look-forward when visiting Bohol.
There are tons of activities to enjoy in this first-class province. It is a great place for bonding with the family, honeymoons, or a getaway with the whole squad. From its Hills to its sea, you’ll fall in love with how this island is perfectly made. There are these activities that you can experience only in Bohol. Creatures that you’ll rarely see in the world are also found in Bohol. Wanna know what these are? Okay, so let’s have a tour from the hills down to the sea.
Places to visit in Bohol
Sagbayan Peak and Chocolate Hills
Let’s go first to Sagbayan Peak, a mountain resort located in the Tagbilaran City of Bohol. This wide mountain resort has awesome views where you can take pictures and breathe some fresh air. They also have big statues of the different Cartoon Characters and dinosaurs that kids would surely want to see. It is also where you can have a clear view of the Chocolate Hills in Bohol. The ever famous Chocolate Hills of Bohol is something worth seeing.
But they are not real chocolates. Thus, you cannot eat them. Although these hills are covered with green grasses, they are named Chocolate Hills because these cone-shaped hills turn brown during the dry season, and imagine there are thousands of them in the area. It will really make it look like giant chocolates gathered in a field when looking from afar.
Would you believe that these Hills are not man-made? They are all-natural. Some people in Bohol know that there are legends as to how these hills were formed back then but of course, science has its own explanations. That is for you to know when you’ll get there.
Blood Compact Site
Blood Compact Site is located in the Tagbilaran City of Bohol. This site also tells a story about the Philippines history. In here, you will find life-sized sculptures of five men gathering around with a table in the middle. If you will observe, you will notice that these men are doing “cheers”. It looks like they are celebrating something. Actually, they really do. Want to know what it is? Visit Bohol now!
Now let’s go down and take a visit to Bohol’s oldest churches. People in the Philippines are known to be religious. Bohol is just one of the places in the Philippines where you can find some proofs as to how religious Filipinos are. There is a number of heritage churches in Bohol that are preserved up to this day and are still used by the people.
Let’s start with the St. Joseph Cathedral in Tagbilaran City which according to the news, was founded in 1595. Next is the Church of the Immaculate Conception in Baclayon or also known as the “oldest coral stone church in the region”.
You would also love to visit the Santa Monica Church in Alberquerque whose ceilings are covered with paintings. They also have San Nicolas de Tolentino Church in Dimiao,
Holy Trinity Church in Loay and Church of Our Lady of the Assumption in Dawis which has distinct features. These are just some of the famous churches in Bohol. There are still numbers of churches that you surely would want to visit.
Although some of these churches were greatly damaged when a 7.2 magnitude earthquake destructs Bohol Wayback in 2013, the people in Bohol helped in restoring what was damaged.
Danao Adventure Park
After visiting and being amazed by these churches you surely would look for an adventure. How about some activities at Danao Adventure Park? The activities here would surely take your breath away and would bring out the kid in you. Not only that, because the view in this place is just “lit”! Perfect for your photographer soul. This adventure park’s activities are eco-friendly. So you don’t have to worry about harming the environment.
They have here cliff walking, skyriding, Root Climbing and Rappelling, Suislide, Waterfalls Chasing, and River Trekking, Kayaking and Cliff Diving, Bouldering and Plunge and a sea of clouds viewing. Sure you’ll have lots of fun here.
Loboc River Cruise
Next Stop, If you got tired of those adventures and wanted to eat and relax somewhere that is not usual then let’s go River Cruising. Loboc River Cruise offers delicious foods for their guests inside their floating restaurant while cruising the river. Also, after eating you can try dancing with their natives in their native dance called “Tinikling” or hear the angelic voices of the famous Loboc Children Choir.
This time let’s stop for a while, smile, inhale some fresh air, exhale the negativity and strike a pose with the man-made forest in Bilar, Bohol as our background. And yes, these trees are real. The seeds of these trees were planted and well-arranged back then that it grew up beautifully and became a tourist spot.
Well, Bohol is also where you can find tarsiers. Here, the tarsiers can freely move in their own habitat. Tarsiers are very cute in size with big eyes and are considered as one of the smallest primates in the world. These tarsiers don’t walk nor crawl. They only jump from one tree to another to find some insects to eat. Yep, these nocturnal creatures are good at catching insects. They won’t even mind staying in one place the whole day. Also, these tarsiers can turn their head for 180 degrees. Woaahh! Can you imagine how small and adorable they are?
Up for an adventure again? how about some deep in the sea? Bohol has white sand beaches where you would want to swim all day. These stunning beaches attract a lot of tourists already since then. If you want to achieve sun-kissed skin while having fun? Then these places are for you to visit. Especially when you are in Panglao Island, which is every person’s favorite when in Bohol. The crystal blue waters in Bohol won’t make you think twice if you are to swim or not. Alona Beach, Bolod Beach, Doljo Beach, Momo Beach, Bagobo Beach, Danao Beach, Bikini Beach Bingag Beach are just some of the famous beaches that can be found in Bohol.
Balicasag Scuba Diving
If you are still looking for an adventure within the beach, there are numerous diving sites that you may want to visit when in Bohol. Balicasag Island in Bohol has divings spots that all divers would surely enjoy. It is where you can see different kinds of marine life and have a close encounter with them. You can swim with sea turtles or see different kinds of corals. Amongst the famous dive site in Balicasag Islands are: The black forest dive site, the cathedral wall dive site, the diver’s haven dive site, and the royal garden diving site.
Dolphin and Whale Watching
If you are not yet convinced with those tourist spots then let the dolphins and Whales in Bohol convince you to visit and play with them. Dolphins are known to be friendly and playful creatures. If you don’t believe it then see it for yourself and let these adorable dolphins entertain you. These marine creatures can also be found on Balicasag island. Experience how these sea creatures amaze you just the way they are. Isn’t it amazing to think that for once in your life, you are able to witness how these giant creatures of the sea behave? So Visit Bohol Now!
One of the perfect beaches to be in when you are in Bohol. Its white sands and crystal blue waters are something every tourist would fall in love with. Being here feels like you are in paradise. You will truly have fun swimming and staying under the sun. Its hospitable people will make your vacation complete.
Fear of heights? conquer them here. Though not really that high, this bridge will still bring out your fear. It will even make you think twice if it has a strong foundation to carry the people passing through it. Is it safe? Well, the bridge is made up of bamboo and steel cables. A lot of tourists have passed this bridge already and the bridge is still stable. So are you going to cross now?
Everyone will fall in love with the beautiful butterflies that they are going to see here. Its unique and colorful wings will make you want to color your body as well. Just imagine how colorful their life is, being able to fly and live freely. Have fun and bring out your creativity when taking pictures with them.
This cave of Bohol is one of the places that you have to visit. Its ceiling is just amazing to look at. They are like water drops but got frozen. Yup, that’s is what you’ll see at Hinagdanan’s cave – sharp stones and looks like they are ready to drop anytime. Don’t worry they won’t, they just look like that. This place is really nice and you can also swim here.
Bohol Bee Farm
Feel like you are at home and have a taste of this place’s delicious delicacies. Their foods are made of organic ingredients. Have a healthy meal experience and enjoy the view here!
Sure there are lots of things to do in Bohol. And it is something that you need to add to your bucket list! Book with us so you’ll have an organized trip!