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From Bohol & Panglao Island: Full-Day Bohol Tour

From Bohol & Panglao Island: Full-Day Bohol Tour

Activity provider: Travelite Travel and Tours
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Experience a magnificent day of eco-tourism adventure in Bohol. Visit the oldest church in the Philippines, and gaze at the fascinating and unusual geological formation of the Chocolate Hills, and take a relaxing cruise on the Loboc-Loay River.

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Duration 8 hours
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Small group
Limited to 6 participants


  • Take a full-day tour of the amazing nature and landscapes on the island province of Bohol
  • Visit the site of a blood ritual between the Spanish and Filipinos, and gaze at the amazing Chocolate Hills
  • Enjoy a relaxing cruise on the Loboc-Loay River, with lunch served on board
Full description
Explore some of the Philippines’ most beautiful landscapes and countryside in this tour of the island province of Bohol. Start with a visit to the Blood Compact Site in Tagbilaran City, and see the place where the Spaniards and Filipinos created friendly relations and ties through a blood ritual. From there we will head towards the Baclayon Church and Museum in the town of Baclayon, considered one of the oldest stone churches in the Philippines. Admire this old stone church and its religious relics dating back to the early 16th century. Later, watch local craftsmen as they make bolos and other handmade metal crafts in the town of Loay. See local men and women weave Nipa leaves into roofing materials, before visiting a typical Boholano home, the Clarin Ancestral House. Walk along the Loboc River, and keep your eyes open along the water for a Tarsier, the smallest monkey in the world. Feel the coolness of the air and gaze at the thousands of painstakingly planted mahogany trees in the man-made forest of Bilar. From there, feast your eyes on the breathtaking Chocolate Hills, a collection of over 1,200 clustered green hills that turn brown during dry season. This amazing site has been proposed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Finally, enjoy a relaxing cruise along the Loboc-Loay River, and take in the beautiful panorama of Nipa palm trees. Enjoy lunch on board during the cruise, and watch the amazing landscape pass by.
  • Air-conditioned transportation
  • Entrance fees
  • Lunch at Loboc River during cruise
  • Licensed tour guide
  • Gratuities
  • Snacks

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What to bring

  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat

Not allowed

  • Pets

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  • We suggest bringing sunscreen, hats, and water to protect from the sun and heat.
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4.6 /5

based on 11 reviews

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Notes on the outfit should be included in the description, as there is a quad tour at the Chocolate Hills, which costs another 1000 pesos plus a 100 pesos fee per person. Otherwise, the day trip was very nice, we were only our group (four of us), everything was planned so that we are not there at the main tourist times. You can see many animals in a park (including the lemurs), the guides take photos during the quad excursion, etc. Our tour guide, who took us from one highlight to the next, was absolutely great! She told us a lot about life in the Philippines, traditions and history - we were able to learn and take a lot with us on the trip.

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December 9, 2022

It almost doesn't get any better!

There were only two of us on this tour plus our tour guide - thus private transfer :-) We learned a lot about the island of Bohol, Panglao and also about the history of the Philippines. Tour guide was very well prepared and was able to answer any question. We were at the Tarsiere, Chocolate Hills, Butterflyfarm and on the river for lunch. In the afternoon we saw a church from the 15th century. This excursion was really great!

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April 8, 2017

wonderful tour. Vanesa very nice and pleasant. He taught us and explained many things about my city. An excellent deal. 100% recommendable!!!

May 10, 2022

Product ID: 11432