Conveniently travel by air to reach Bohol. Take a flight to the Bohol-Panglao International Airport from major Philippine gateways such as Cebu, Clark, Davao and Manila.
The Chocolate Hills are limestone formations in the Bohol province of the Philippines. There are at least 1,260 hills in the area. They are covered in green grass that turns brown during the dry season, hence the name. The Chocolate Hills are a famous tourist attraction of Bohol.
The Philippine tarsiers continue to rank among Bohol’s most popular natural attractions. Both the Philippine Tarsier Sanctuary and the Tarsier Conservation Area in Bilar, Loboc and Corella offer safe havens for the lovely nocturnal animals while also educating the public on how to best appreciate them while respecting their natural surroundings.
Pamilacan Dolphin Watching
Enjoy a day at sea to observe the marine life at Bohol’s Pamilacan Island’s crystal-clear seas. Tourists can find many species of dolphins in their playground, including Spotted dolphins, Bryde’s whale, sperm whales, pilot whales, and melon-headed whales among others.
Loboc River Cruise
Try seeing the Loboc river while on a Stand Up Paddle Board tour or a lunch buffet cruise. The complete river cruise experience includes local performers on board, who serenade guests as they feast on a colorful mix of seafood, and salad.
Bohol Bee Farm ice cream
Taste a variety of local flavors transformed into ice cream, including mango, durian, peanut kisses, malunggay, charcoal, avocado, and others, all on top of a special cassava cone and sweetened with honey at the Bohol Bee Farm.
Bohol also has several delicious and savory meat dishes. A meal you wouldn’t shy away from is halang-halang, or chicken simmered in rich and creamy coconut milk. Hot chilies are a vital ingredient in this beloved Boholano fare. The dish gets its name from the Visayan word for “spicy.”
Calamay and Peanut Kisses
Calamay or “kalamay” is made from well-milled glutinous rice mixed with coconut milk and sugar. It is the signature delicacy and pasalubong from Bohol. One of the island’s most iconic images, brown spoke-shaved coconut shell with a red band. On the other hand, Peanut Kisses are made of high-quality peanuts and egg whites. Aside from the fact that it signifies Bohol with its chocolate hills-like formation, it is a light, crisp and really delicious treat.
Local made baskets
Bohol is the Basket Capital of the Philippines. Basket weaving is among the earliest industries in Bohol. Weaving is mostly done in the town of Antequera where most of the weavers develop their skills. Their products are mostly made of bamboo, rattan, wicker, nito, buri, sig-id, and other vines.