Practically every frugal traveler knows that if you want to view the most number of tourist spots in a certain amount of time and for a reasonable price, the best option is to go for a tour package. Because Bohol is jam-packed with tourist spots which you should not dare miss out on, you should avail of a Bohol Tour Package.
Let us take a look at the Bohol Tour Packages available…
Bohol Tour Package A is also called Bohol Countryside Tour Package A.
This package is a one day tour to the most popular Bohol Tourist Spots, particularly the
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This package is only inclusive of A/C transportation with gas (Php 2,500 for a car and Php 3,000 for a van – prices may change without notice) and a Licensed Tour Driver. This does not include entrance fees or lunch.
Also known as Bohol Countryside Tour Package B, this package has practically the same itinerary as Package A. The difference lies in that Package B has more inclusions.
For transportation, car costs range between P1,600/pax (for 4 persons) up to P2,200/pax (for 2 persons). Van costs range between Php 990/pax (for a group of 12 persons) up to Php 1,500/pax (for a group of 5 persons). As you can see, the more people you have in your group, the greater will be your transportation savings.
Other inclusions in this package are a Licensed Tour Driver, entrance fees and buffet lunch at the famous Loboc Floating Restaurant.
3D/2N Bohol Package Tour
This is the perfect Bohol Tour Package if you want to get away from your hectic work schedule and prefer to savor all the sights that Bohol has to offer.
The package itinerary includes all the sights listed in Tour Packages A and B. This package tour, however, also includes,
The price of this package is inclusive of
Costs of this package range from Php 2,700/pax to as high as Php 8,730/pax (depends on accommodation and prices may change, please reach out to me).
Again, the lower costs are for groups of 10 individuals while the higher costs are for 2 people only.
So, you stand to get greater savings when you travel in a group. Other travel companies offer tour packages at a fixed rate of Php 5,500 to Php 6,500/pax.
If visiting the tourist spots in the Bohol countryside are not to your liking, you can go for the Panglao Island Hopping Tour.
The itinerary includes swimming in the island’s beautiful white sand beaches. You can also go swimming, diving and snorkeling at Balicasag Island‘s fantastic coral gardens and check out the various varieties of tropical fish.
You next hop over to Virgin Island in order to view the playing dolphins and various endangered species of whales.
Included in this package is the cost of A/C transportation (from the city to the island). Since you will be going island hopping, pump boat rentals cost between Php 3,500 (for 1-4 pax) and Php 4,500 (for 10-12 pax). Prices are not inclusive of meals.
If you’re not in the mood to travel from one island to another, you can just stay put on Panglao Island and enjoy the beaches and the local sights. Of course, you must not fail to swim and relax on the island’s white sand beaches.
Another great sight is Hinadganan Cave with its prominent stalactites and stalagmites.
It also has two holes, allowing sunshine to enter the left side of the cave. You also have Dauis Church, which is one of the oldest churches in the Philippines.
You should also check out the Bohol Shell Museum with its extensive collection of local and rare seashells from Bohol and other parts of the Philippines.
Last but not least, you have the all organic Bohol Bee Farm, which is famous for its organic honey and other healthy delicacies.
A/C transportation with gas is included in this package, with car rates costing Php 1,200/pax (for 4 people) and Php 2,500/pax (for 1 person) while van rates cost Php 350/pax (for 12 people) and Php 1,000/pax (for 5 people).
Other inclusions are a licensed tour driver and entrance fees. Meals are not included in the package.
E.A.T. Danao is an exclusive tour and is not included in any of the regular Bohol tour packages. The entire park facility is being run by an LGU in the Municipality of Danao and originally served as the base camp of Boholano Revolutionary Hero, Francisco Dagohoy.
The tour rates for E.A.T. Davao are inclusive of A/C transportation with gas, with car rates at Php 3,500 and van rates at Php 4,500. Also included is a licensed tour driver. However, rates for the various rides and activities in the park are not included as well as meals.
Here are the costs per activity…
(These may change and may vary)
Camping = P 35/pax
River and/or Mountain Trekking/Hiking = Php 150/pax
Ziplining (or Suislide) = Same day ride is Php 200/pax
= Regular rate is Php 400/pax
River Tubing = Php 250/pax
Village Tour = Php 250/pax
Rappel with Root Climbing = Php 450/pax
60 meter Rappel = Php 650/pax
Please be advised that the costs/rates of tour packages may vary among travel agencies offering such packages. It is highly recommended that you contact various travel agencies, get information about the Bohol Tour Packages that they have available, and see which packages not only suit your budget but will also provide you with the most fun activities.
MSP Jacaranda Travel Services 2016