until further notice
until September 2015
Bohol island is a wonderful place to visit because of the various tourist destinations it can offer. Three of the spots worth seing in Bohol are the Chocolate Hills, Philippine Tarsier, and the Loboc River Cruise. The most popular Chocolate Hills of Bohol is made up of no less than 1,268 hills. They are called such because the green grass turns chocolate brown every year at the end of summer. The Philippine Tarsier goes by the local name Maumag in Cebuano or Visayan and Magmag in Luzon Tarsiers can only be found in South east asian countries and Bohol has plenty of them. Although they we're classified as endangered before because of the practice of catching and selling them, the local goverment unit of Bohol and DENR made surew that Tarsiers will be tagged as a protcted species. One of the famous activities also in Bohol is cruising the Loboc river by small bancas or floating restaurants. Tourists will be treated to a view of tropical vegetation such as nipa palms, coconut trees, banana grooves, and brushes while enjoying their food and some music from local band.
EVENTS & FESTIVALS
Bohol is also known for its many exciting festivals. In fact, it has 7 famous festival celebrated by the locals and tourist every year. Ubi Festival, Agbunan Festival, Pahinungod Festival, Bolibongkingking Festival, Sandugo Festival Tagbilaran, City Fiesta and Katigbawan Festival.
CULTURE & HERITAGE
Bohol is also known for their old Catholic Churches. Most of the colonial structures are still existing on the island and were erected at the instigation of the Spanish friars. The structures served well during their time, and even today, their utilization speaks well of their adaptation and usefulness, and that's the reason also why most of the boholanos are devoted catholic.
TOURS & WALKS
Walking around the province of Bohol makes your tour more complete. One of the famous walking and picture taking spot in Bohol is the 2 kilometers man made mahogany forest located in the border of Loboc and Bilar towns. The man-made forest stands out because of the uniformity in height of the big trees, the spread of its branches, thickness and design of leaves.
Boholanos native language is Visayan, but they can speak fluent Tagalog and English just like Cebuanos and other Visayan provinces in the Philippines.