Bohol, Philippines

Bike-Friendly Bohol: Island Two-Wheel Route

Bohol is an island in the central province of Visayas with a variety of attractions, sights and destinations perfect for all types of travelers. A trip to the island guarantees a feeling of satisfaction after the visit. From water attractions to the occasional visit to cultural and natural attractions, there are many ways to spend your time in Bohol. For many, the best way to experience Bohol is by bike.

Not only is cycling a form of ecotourism that is a top priority in Bohol, but cycling is also recommended for optimal relaxation at white sandy beaches, small towns and fascinating places on the island. If you’re planning a bike tour of Bohol, here’s our 2-wheel island tour itinerary so you can explore Bohol in all its glory. ์นด์ง€๋…ธ์‚ฌ์ดํŠธ

Tagbilaran City

Every bike path around Bohol starts in Tagbilaran City. The port of the small capital is the first port of call for travelers on the island. Therefore, this area is usually the starting point of your cycling adventure. However, cycling in the city will be impossible as the streets will be filled with locals and tourists. Instead, use Tagbilaran’s supermarkets, malls, and markets to stock up and buy whatever you need for your trip.

From the city of Tagbilaran, head east toward Tarsier’s Shrine

An essential stop on the bike path around the island. The journey to the shrine is rewarding, with views of rivers and parks. Inside the sanctuary you will see small animals called tarsiers. Tarsiers are something unique to Bohol Island, so many tourists should visit the sanctuary to perhaps see this precious animal for the first time.

Loboc Adventure Park

When you’re done with the tarsiers, you can continue your bike ride to Loboc, a small town east of Corella. Loboc is a small town known for its big river and amusement park. Loboc Adventure Park offers a variety of fun activities, including adrenaline-pumping zip lines and bamboo bridges spanning the Loboc River.

Both activities are exciting but also during the activities; You will be amazed by the view of the river and the surrounding greenery. Alternatively, if you fancy a leisurely meal, you can enjoy your meal at Loboc’s floating restaurant while cruising along the river.

Man-Made Bilar Mahogany Forest

Of course, your bike tour would not be complete without passing through the Man-Made Bilar Mahogany Forest. This natural attraction is a famous stop-over by nearly all tourists. Passing by this area will be inevitable as you cruise through the island. The Man-Made Forest is a two-kilometer stretch of dense forest. Red and white mahogany trees grow in the area as part of a reforestation project from more than 50 years ago. Cycling through the forest is a great experience not to be missed.

Chocolate Hills

The road to Chocolate Hills is a trail worth taking. It’s a short but steep climb – it might be tiring for some, but it’ll be quite an adventure for thrill-seekers. Chocolate Hills is a famous tourist attraction in Bohol due to its natural beauty. Depending on the weather, these hills can resemble Hershey’s Kisses, hence the name Chocolate Hills. Cyclists are advised to start climbing the Chocolate Hills early in the morning to watch the sunrise. However, if you don’t mind leaving later, you will be treated to beautiful rice fields and palm trees.

Can-Umantad Waterfalls & Other Hidden Gems

Part of the Bohol Cycle Tour is exploring the island’s hidden gems, including visiting secluded beaches and waterfalls. One of the most famous waterfalls on the island is the Can Umantad Waterfall. The huge waterfall is difficult to access but very picturesque due to the many natural beauties encountered on the way to the destination. After visiting the Chocolate Hills, drive through the towns of Sierra Bulares, Pilar and Carmen to reach this hidden paradise. When you reach Can Umactad Waterfall, you will be greeted by friendly locals and stunning views. Tourists are recommended to swim under the waterfall. However, if you want to go deeper, there are many other underground pools, waterfalls, and hidden beaches in the area. Boats and scuba gear can be rented at nearby resorts to explore the sea. ์˜จ๋ผ์ธ์นด์ง€๋…ธ์‚ฌ์ดํŠธ

Borja Bridge

After exploring the hidden caves and huge waterfalls of the main island of Bohol, head to Panglao. What connects Panglao to the main island of Bohol are two bridges. One of them is the Borja Bridge that connects Poblacion Ubos with Totolan Dauis.

When you reach the bike bridge, the panoramic views will make you feel like you’re in a movie about self-discovery. Borja Bridge is a popular place to watch the sunset over Tagbilaran Bay. Locals strongly recommend you to visit it at least once during your stay in Bohol. Sitting on the deck you will be greeted by a cool breeze and beautifully manicured flower bushes.

Panglao Island

Known as the famous tourist peninsula, Panglao is ideal for biking. With beautiful beaches, resorts, restaurants and various attractions, beauty-seeking tourists are sure to fall in love with what Panglao has to offer. Although the island is famous for its beaches, Panglao is also full of green rice fields, forests and waterfalls. These natural attractions are easily accessible by bike around the island. In addition, there are many hidden and fascinating beach resorts on the island that are not too crowded and well known.

Bohol Bee Farm Resort

As you pedal further to discover the natural charms of Panglao, you will eventually find Bohol Bee Farm Resort. It is a private resort known for its restaurants and organic farm, making it the best destination for a bike ride in Bohol. Bohol Bee Farm Resort is a welcoming place to enjoy delicious dishes prepared with organic vegetables grown on a nearby farm.

Meals that can be enjoyed at the restaurant and cafรฉ include pesto, pumpkin muffins, vegetable lasagna, and specially brewed popcorn coffee. The resort also has a gift shop where you can purchase gifts and souvenirs to take home, such as t-shirts, accessories, keychains and other crafts. Tourists can also visit and stay at a rural agritourism. ๋ฐ”์นด๋ผ์‚ฌ์ดํŠธ

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