Top 5 Activities in Tagbilaran - Philippines

The capital of Bohol is your gateway to a world of fun and thrilling adventure,and you can start with the top 5 activities in Tagbilaran.

Chocolate Hills

Spread throughout the towns of Carmen, Batuan and Sagbayan, these wonders of nature were created thousands of years ago when the island was beneath the sea, when the mounds themselves were originally part of the coral reef. The name is derived from the fact that during the period when the grass disappears, the mounds turn to brown, resembling chocolates.

Dolphin Watching

There are several places where you can go watch out for dolphins, one of the most well known being Panglao Island. The ideal place to do it will be early in the morning. Be amazed at the beauty and agility of the friendly and fascinating creatures.

Go on a Day Tour

If you want to truly experience the best that the city has to offer, a day tour will be a great idea.

On a day tour you will come across the famous Baclayon Church and Clarins ancestral home, which are among the most renowned historical landmarks in the area; you might also want to drop by the Sipatan Hanging Bridge, and of course, do not forget to go to the forests and catch a glimpse of the famous Tarsier, the smallest monkey in the world.

Other places you will want to visit on a day tour are the museum, repository of ancient relics culled from the citys history, and the numerous shops, stores and stalls that sell souvenir items and other locally produced products, and handicraft.

Cruise by the Loboc River

Another activity that you will want to do is to take a trip down the Loboc Rive, one of the major sightseeing spots in the city.

On this tour you will not just be able to relish the opportunity to savor the scenic views, but youll have the chance to partake of great local food, and of course, intermingle with the very friendly locals. Usually there will be live music available on board too.

Explore Hinagdan Cave

No adventure trip to Tagbilaran would be complete without a trip to the famous Hinagdan Cave.

The journey to the cave itself will take you to some of the most picturesque sights in Bohol, and the cave itself is comprised of ruggedly beautiful rocks and stones. The highlight is the pool of water in the cave, where people can swim in.

A trip to Tagbilaran is just the beginning, because as beautiful as the city is, it can serve as the means to accessing even more exciting places in Bohol.