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    Bohol Tour Itinerary: Tourist Spots/Off the Beaten Track

    Tutubi gathered this list of interesting places in Bohol, from tourism brochures in Tagbilaran Airport last year (3D/2N) but is due to return to Tagbilaran. He intends to visit both usual touristy places and off-the-beaten-path places in beautiful Bohol.

    this post will be updated with links to Bohol posts with usual unbiased reviews and reports

    Places to see in Bohol

    Bohol Chocolate Hills
    Simply Butterflies, Bilar, Bohol
    Butterfly Sanctuary at Sagbayan Peak
    Tarsier Conservation

    Usual Tourist Activities:

    Loboc River Cruise
    Loboc River Night Cruise
    Loay River Cruise
    Abatan River Cruise
    Firefly Watching

    Bohol Beaches

    Alona Beach, Panglao Island

    Dumaluan Beach, south of Panglao island, where you can find Bohol Beach Club.
    Bikini Beach, near Tagbilaran, popular location for local picnics
    Momo Beach, north Panglao, a shallow beach.
    Doljo Beach with beautiful seashells, north Panglao
    Lintuan Beach
    Laya Beach
    Santa Fe Beach
    Clarin Beach
    Imelda Beach
    Canuba Beach
    Duero beach
    Bugnao Beach
    Anda White Beach

    Bohol Dive Sites/Snorkelling Places

    Balicasag Island
    Pamilacan Island
    Danajon Bank or Double Barrier Reef, the only double barrier reef in the Philippines

    Bohol Dolphin and Whale Watching

    the sea around Pamilacan Island

    Bohol Ecotourism and Adventure Tours

    Philippine Tarsier Sanctuary
    E.A.T. Danao

    Old Churches of Bohol (Visita Iglesia)

    Baclayon Church
    Loboc Church
    Dauis Church
    Dimiao Church and Ermita Ruins
    Maribojoc Church
    Loon Church

    Old Spanish Watchtowers of Bohol:

    Punta Cruz Watchtower, Maribojoc
    Panglao Watchtower
    Dauis Watchtower
    Loay Watchtower, Loay (not visible, obscured by mangroves on the seafront)

    Bohol Waterfalls

    Mag-aso falls, Antequera, nice one visited by Tutubi in 2003
    Inambacan Falls, Antequera
    Kawasan Falls, Balilihan (visited in 2003)
    Pahangog Twin Falls, Dimiao
    Busay Falls, the end of Loboc River Cruise
    Kilab-kilab Falls

    Bohol Caves/Spelunking

    Hinagdanan Cave, Dauis, Panglao Island (touristy, not worth it)
    Hagakgak cave
    Inambacan cave
    Carmaloan cave
    Sudlon Cave

    Bohol Historical Sites:

    Bohol Blood Compact Site, the true one, is located in Loay town which accurately marks the location of the Sandugo blood compact treaty of friendship between Datu Sikatuna, a native Chieftain, Miguel Lopez de Legazpi, representing the King of Spain. We all know what happened later when the so called white friend turned his brown friends to slaves by subjugating them. This blood compact is not really the first "Treaty of Friendship" between Europe and Asia as erroneously claimed by many sources :(

    Dagohoy Marker in Magtangtang, Danao: Instead of celebrating

    Tamblot???

    Not the usual:

    Lamanoc Island Red Hematite Rock Paintings

    Not worth it:

    Bohol Man-made Forest, near Bilar and Loboc towns

    Bohol Blood Compact Site: this is not the true site of the blood compact, the true location, based on historical documents and affirmed by the National Historical Commission of the Philippines (NHCP, formerly NHI) is in Loay town. This is good for a touristy photo-op though.

    Should you have suggestions and recommendations, tips, how to get to Bohol commute, cheap bohol packages and the likes, just contact Tutubi by leaving a comment here or on this blog's facebook page.

    Related Bohol Posts:

    Tagbilaran Airport
    Bohol Van Rental rates
    Bohol Beach Resorts

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    posted by backpacking philippines @ 9:44 PM,

    8 Comments:

    At Feb 1, 2012, 3:31:00 PM, Anonymous Maria said...

    Thanks for the info, my family is planning to go in Bohol for a holy week vacation this year. I will definitely visit this places you mention.

     
    At Feb 1, 2012, 10:29:00 PM, Anonymous Sonny said...

    Nice list but im not sure I can visit them all lol

     
    At Feb 4, 2012, 5:36:00 PM, Anonymous bohol said...

    The town of Anda in Bohol is not yet as popular as Panglao, but it is more captivating because of its serene white sand beaches. Not crowded yet.

     
    At Feb 4, 2012, 10:48:00 PM, Blogger lakwatsero said...

    We stayed at Alona Beach when we went to Bohol. I forgot the actual name of the resort. The beach is nice on this part of the island.

     
    At Feb 9, 2012, 4:13:00 PM, Anonymous belladonna said...

    Thanks for the info. I'm planning to visit Bohol next month. And I know now where to go in Bohol.

     
    At Feb 10, 2012, 4:44:00 PM, Anonymous Davao Information Site said...

    Bohol is simply breathtaking. I hope I can have a sidetrip to Bohol this summer since I'll be going to Cebu. Thanks for sharing.

     
    At Mar 15, 2012, 2:47:00 PM, Anonymous Tony Paatelainen said...

    I always say to all my blog that Philippines really have a lot of tourist spot and all traveler are really want to experience how beautiful is Philippines.

     
    At Oct 18, 2012, 11:50:00 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

    i had a great experience sa bohol nkhanap p kmi n mabait n mga manong n magtour ..if u need a van na magtour sa ino contact nio lng c kuya cocoy na meet ko lng xa sa airport xa nagoffer ng cheap na land tour 09291786002 and sa island hopping nmn c kuya alex 09274894985

     

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