2 Must-See Attractions in Bohol, Philippines

By vivienanywhere | Nov 21, 2018
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View from Chocolate Hills Viewing Deck

View from Chocolate Hills Viewing Deck

Bohol is one of the provinces in the Philippines. It is famous in the country because of its glorious past and its pleasing attractions which captivate not only the local’s heart, but the tourists as well. And here are the top 2 must-see attractions in Bohol.

1. Chocolate Hills

Chocolate hills are the main attraction in Bohol. You missed half of your visit if you do not witness this undeniably incredible hill formation. They are covered in grass and consist of 1268 hills with the highest hill of 120 meters high. The hills are green in color but it turns brown during dry season which make it looked like a real chocolate. So, it was named “Chocolate Hills”.

Chocolate Hills

Chocolate Hills

Until now, it is still a puzzle for everyone how these hills were formed. Legend says that long ago there were two giants who were fighting, throwing stones and sands at each other and eventually became tired and decided to be friends. They left the island and forget to clean their mess which soon became the hills. Another legend was an immortal giant who fell in love with a mortal lady. The mortal lady soon died and the giant kept on crying with lots of tears which became the hills. There are also many theories to how these hills were formed. But whatever the reason behind their emergence, Chocolate Hills is one of the most unique natural attraction that you can ever see. To have a good view of the Chocolate Hills, the locals provided a viewing deck which you can access through stairs.

2. Loboc River Cruise

Another attraction that the locals can be proud of, is their Loboc River Cruise. Loboc River is considered to be one of the cleanest river in the country. Many are fascinated because of their floating restaurant that is why it is called “Loboc River Cruise”. Here, you can cruise the river through bancas or a floating vessel and enjoy the sceneries while having various authentic Filipino foods on board. Not only that, the floating restaurant also provides local bands who will play songs mostly Boholano songs to make your trip more delightful and satisfying.

Floating Vessel

Floating Vessel


Enjoying Authentic Filipino Foods

Enjoying Authentic Filipino Foods

Did you know that Loboc River Cruise was anticipated to provide first class dining experience on board because of its increasing tourist arrival? I am so excited with just the thought of it! I will surely go back to Loboc when that time comes.

While cruising, you will see a cultural dance performance where the vessel stop for few minutes to give you time to dance and have pictures with the locals, buy some souvenirs for your loved ones and just enjoy the culture of Loboc.

Local's Cultural Dance Performance

Local's Cultural Dance Performance

Cruise River Floating Restaurant Attractions

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