5 Places You Must See While Visiting Bohol, Philippines by PhilippineLink.Com There are a lot of things to discover and do when you're traveling to the island of Bohol, however, these five places are a can't miss on your first trip. 1.The Chocolate Hills There are more than 1,268 conelike hills â€“ a very unusual geologic formation that has confounded geologists for years. These mounds are spread out across an area of fifty square kilometers and vary in size from thirty meters to one hundred twenty meters in elevation. These cone-shaped hills spread out on a natural open plateau appearing like mystical hillocks. You must see them with your own eyes to really appreciate the weirdness of the landscape! 2.The Philippine Tarsier Sanctuary is a 134-hectare land that has been put aside as a refuge for the Philippine Tarsier. Tarsiers are the world's smallest primates and only weigh about 113 to 142 grams. They have big eyes and can rotate their heads nearly 180 degrees. Sometimes the guides will allow you to hold these little monkeys. This is really an experience you don't want to miss! 3.Dolphin and Whale Watching The ocean close to Pamilacan Island is frequented by whales and dolphins. Pamilacan Island is regarded as a jump-off to an area where, at least seven species of marine mammals like sperm whales have been seen. 4.Panglao Island The best of Bohol attractions for most visitors are the prestine ,white sand beaches on Panglao Island. The most renowned is Alona Beach, an 800 meter stretch of white powdery sand, situated on the southerly end of Panglao Island. 5.The Loboc river cruise is only 21 km from Tagbilaran City - enjoy a ride on these fantastic floating restaurants. The trip starts at the Loay Bridge and stops near the Busay Falls, a refreshing swimming hole. Although there are a lot more tourist attractions on the island of Bohol, you can always return and see them. But do not leave your first trip to the island of Bohol without seeing these five attractions. You'll be glad you did and you can thank me later!
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