Two days tour in the magnificent island of Bohol. We visited historical landmarks, marvelous chocolate hills, dolphin watching, island hopping, lunch in a floating restaurant and snorkeling in a marine sanctuary.
Location: Bohol, Philippines
Where I Stayed: Alona Tropical Beach and Resort
Buddies: Group (11)
The group assembled at the airport in Manila. We availed the low fare promotion of Cebu Pacific in its early morning scheduled flight. We arrived in Cebu at almost 6am and directly headed to Cebu Port prior for our first activity; which is the Bohol Tour.
10am, arrived in Tagbilaran port, Bohol via Supercat Ferry boat from Cebu.
Joined the stoned heroes at Blood Compact Site and prayed at the island’s oldest coral stone church, the Baclayon Church.
12n, buffet lunch at the River Watch Floating Resto while cruising the Loboc river and witnessed the singing and dancing talents of Boholanos at the river side.
Encountered the island’s oldest captured anaconda and been in the biggest non-edible Heshey’s kisses like chocolate, the famous Chocolate Hills.
Stopped-over at great man-made forest, sought butterfly at the sanctuary, tickled the cutest and smallest mammals, the tarsiers, and sip a fresh coconut after the bamboo hanging bridge.
6pm, we arrived at Bee Farm. Unfortunately, all bees were hiding at their beehives!
Checked-in at Alona Tropical Beach and Resort and dinner along seaside restaurant.
5:30am, woke up earlier for the dolphin watching in Panglao Bay.
7am, met the schools of fishes while snorkeling at the Marine Sanctuary and took our locally prepared breakfast in Balicasag Island.
9am, island hopping, docked at the Virgin Island, and back to the hotel to enjoy the warm water of Panglao beach.
1pm, checked out from Alona and visited the miraculous Dauis Church before going back to Tagbilaran Port.