In terms of weather, December-March are the best months to visit Bohol because there’s not much rain. Just remember that late December and the Holy Week (which often falls between March and April) are peak seasons. April–July is preferable too, though expect periodic rains as the rainy season closes in. In July, Tagbilaran celebrates the Sandugo Festival, which commemorates the blood pact in 1565 between Spanish Explorer Miguel López de Legazpi and Lord of Bohol Island Datu Sikatuna. If you want to experience the merriment for yourself, do visit around this time!
How much time should I spend in Bohol?
The usual packages for Bohol tours are for three days and two nights, which is more than enough time if it’s your first time and you just want to visit the most popular sites. However, some packages span five days and four nights, which is ideal if you have the time to visit other places and try more activities.
Where can I go for day trips from Bohol?
Day tours are great for exploring one area or of Bohol or a specific location that offers several experiences. For instance, spend the whole day at Danao Adventure Park and try all of the extreme activities they have to offer, or stay in Panglao and visit a few good beaches.
What other destinations are near Bohol?
The provinces of Cebu, Negros Oriental, Siquijor, and Surigao, as well as the island of Camiguin, surround Bohol. All of these locations have pretty amazing destinations that are worth the visit, too!