Famous Chocolate Hills in Bohol

Chocolate Hills is the government-owned Chocolate Hills Complex in Carmen, Bohol, -are a geological formation in the Bohol province of the Philippines. The famed Chocolate Hills of Bohol are not only two but more than 1,268 cone-shaped hills – a very strange geological formation that has baffled a lot of geologists. The hills are spread over an area of 50 square kilometres or more and vary in size from 30 meters to 120 meters in height. The Chocolate Hills appear to be seemingly endless when viewed atop the hill in Carmen town. The viewing deck there gives you a 360° view of the hills “as far as the eyes can see”. It is more majestic when viewed from a plane – them appearing to be thousands of mole hills dotting out from verdant surroundings. They are covered in green grass that turns brown during the dry season. (Wikipedia)

Personal experience

I grew up in Bohol and I’ve been there 3 times even though it is far away from our home.  For an entrance fee Php50 per person you can see a wonderful landscape of hundreds truffle looking hills. This is my most favorite spot in our place I swear! Why? Because this is one of the most picturesque places in the world, the hills are perfect, all I can say it is really amazing and a beautiful creation made by nature, a nature that was very relaxing view when you see it personally, good for pictures for those who likes taking/collecting pictures for memories. To reach the viewing deck my family and I have to climb 214 steps but don’t worry there are rest areas along the way, which we can rest and catch our breath. I could recommend you that entire if want to visit there, it’s better to go or visit there early in the morning like 6 o’clock, to avoid much heat from the sun. How to Get to Chocolate Hills from Tagbilaran? Just take a bus to Carmen city at a bus station near island City Mall and ask the driver to take you off at Chocolate Hills. There is a billboard on the road, so you will not miss it. Opening times are between 9 to 4 pm and cost around Php50 for an hour.

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