Panoramic view of Bohol's Chocolate Hills

    Bohol Countryside and Chocolate Hills

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    Bohol is one of the most popular travel destinations in the Philippines. Here you will find Hills that looks like perfect mounds of chocolate, white beaches and the world’s cutest monkey.

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      How to plan a Bohol Trip

      Information and activities to plan your vacation to Bohol

      Bohol and Panglao Island are one of the most popular tourist destinations in the Philippines, but often travelers ask about when to go and where to stay.

      We hope that this article will help you to plan an enjoyable trip to Bohol and Panglao Island

      When to go:

      Bohol and Panglao can be visited all year round.

       

      High Season

      The most popular period is from November to early May.
      During the public holidays such as Christmas, New Year, Chinese New Year and Easter, Bohol and Bohol can get crowded with tourists.

      If you’re travelling during high season it’s best to have accommodations pre-booked well in advance.

       

      Low Season

      Low Season is from June to October.

       

      Bad Weather

      Bohol and Panglao are rarely hit by typhoons. The islands enjoy a tropical climate all year round.

      Be prepared for adverse weather when traveling in the rainy season from June to October. A tropical storm or low-pressure are can ruin your vacation

      Adverse weather can occur anytime, and when it happens, it can ruin your vacation.

      Keep in mind that all tour operators in Bohol and Ferry Companies do not take any responsibility and are not liable for any extra expenses due to the bad weather.
      If you travel during the wet season it’s always a good idea to purchase a travel insurance.
      Most travel insurance policies have coverage for being unable to make your trip if it were reasons beyond your control, such as adverse weather conditions.

      Average rainfall days in Bohol, Philippines

      • Days with rain

      Attractions You Should Consider Visiting:

      • Chocolate Hills
      • Alona Beach
      • Loboc River
      • Tarsier Conservation
      • Dumaluan Beach
      • Virgin Island

      Classic Bohol Tour Options:

       

      • Bohol Countryside Tour:Blood Compact Site, Baclayon Church and Museum, Bilar Manmade Forest, Tarsier Sanctuary, Loboc River Cruise, Chocolate Hills and Butterfly Sanctuary.

       

      • Panglao Island Hopping: Dolphin watching in the waters off Pamilacan Island, Balicasag Reef and Virgin Island.

      Suggested 4- days Itinerary

      Day 1: Arrive in Panglao Island
      Day 2: Bohol Countryside and Chocolate Hills
      Day 3: Panglao Island Hopping and Dolphin Watching
      Day 4: Departure Panglao Island

      Where to Stay?

      Bohol boasts a large number of hotels, resorts, pension houses, tourist inns other facilities for tourists. Most of these are concentrated in Tagbilaran City and along the beaches of Panglao Island. A few more are scattered around the island. Accommodations are hospitable, safe and affordable.

      Many of Bohol’s hotels and restaurants are located along Alona Beach. Alona is the most popular and busiest beach in Panglao island. The most scenic resorts in Alona Beach are Henann Resort and Amorita Resort.

      Another place to stay is Dumaluan Beach, where Bohol Beach Club, the South Palms Resort are located. Dumaluan Beach with its clear, shallow water and white sand has been dubbed the most beautiful beach in Bohol.

      What to bring along:

      This is our beach packing list to help you pack everything you will need for a great trip to Bohol:

      • Swimsuit
      • Shorts
      • Cotton t-shirts
      • Loose Pants
      • Flip Flops
      • Beach Bag
      • Beach Pareo
      • Beach Towel
      • Sunhut
      • Sunscreen
      • Watershoes
      • Sunglasses
      • Refillable Water bottle
      • A good book/Kindle
      • Waterproof camera
      • Insect repellent
      • Raincoat

      Get around Bohol

      You can get around the island in many ways.

      All the vehicles with a ‘rainbow plate,’ are accredited with the Department of Tourism.

      There are also many public transportation options: tricycle is the most popular mode of transport in Bohol that can bring you to most location within Tagbilaran City and Panglao Island. The tricycle consists in a motorbike with a carriage on the on the side and a luggage compartment on its rear. It can carry up to 3 passengers.

      Longer routes to neighboring towns are served by Multicabs, Buses and Jeepneys.

      Dining

      The best higher-end restaurants are located within the beach resorts.

      There are many restaurants in Tagbilaran City and Alona Beach that offer inexpensive dishes and combine classic Filipino delicacies and western food.

      Have you tried eating at a dampa? If not, you can have your Dampa experience in Alona Beach by choosing your own selection of fresh seafood food and letting the local chef cook for you.  The seafood can be grilled right off the hook for an assistant native gourmet treat, with the ever popular San Miguel Beer to help you wash down your meal.

      Most of the nightlife is found along Alona Beach in Panglao Island, where the majority of tourists prefer to stay.

      Shops, Markets and Crafts

      Bohol’s handicrafts are famous throughout the country, including mats, baskets, raffia woven cloth, fashion accessories, woodcraft, processed food and ceramics.

      There are also countless gift shops all over the island where native delicacies and souvenirs are available.

      Special buys include the very popular Peanut Kisses a famous Bohol delicacy shaped like the famous Chocolate Hills, but made out of peanuts), Purple Yam locally known as Kinampay or ubi), baskets from the town of Tubigon, which are made from local fibres and buri leaves.

      Diving

      Bohol boasts of an underwater panorama of impressive coral gardens teeming with colourful marine life. Noted for their deep, steep walls, Bohol’s unique dive sites were created by the continental shifts during prehistoric times.

      Diving is close to most resorts, which means you do not have to travel far the dive shop to the actual dive site. The majority of Bohol diving is concentrated around the south western end of the Bohol mainland. The islands of Panglao, Balicasag, Pamilacan and Cabilao are all synonymous to excellent diving year – round.

      Panglao is a great place to base you, but resorts are also available in the outlying islands. Whichever suites taste, diving is close to shore and very accessible.

      Panoramic view of Bohol's Chocolate Hills

        Bohol Countryside and Chocolate Hills

        Bohol Tours

        Bohol is one of the most popular travel destinations in the Philippines. Here you will find Hills that looks like perfect mounds of chocolate, white beaches and the world’s cutest monkey.

        from  2,625.00