Bohol Travel Advisory

Travel Philippines

Oct 09, 2020

Planning a trip to the newly reopened Bohol? Make sure you’re well-prepared by reading all of these safety guidelines as well as a list of all of the tourist attractions, activities, and private establishments that are open to visitors.

Quarantine Category

  • Bohol is currently under modified general community quarantine (MGCQ).

Requirements for Entry

  • Negative nasopharyngeal or saliva RT-PCR test result taken not more than seventy-two (72) hours before departure (saliva test must be administered by the Philippine Red Cross)
  • Pre-booked accommodation in DOT-accredited / UBE Seal establishments
  • Pre-booked tour with DOT-accredited tour operators
  • QR Code (see below) and letter of acceptance (register at https://tourism.bohol.gov.ph/)
  • For tourists entering the Municipality of Panglao, you are also required to register at the LGU portal, https://panglaolgu.gov.ph. Registered tourists will be issued a letter of acceptance prior to arrival. Failure to present Letter/s of Acceptance will not be allowed to stay in the Municipality.

Steps in getting the QR Code

  • Visit https://tourism.bohol.gov.ph to find a list of all DOT-accredited accommodation establishments, tour operators, and transport services.
  • On the same website, click “Tourist Registration”.
  • Wait for email confirmation, which will contain the download link for the tourist application and instructions on how to register for the QR Code.
  • Make sure you have a printed copy of the QR Code once you enter Bohol.

Notes:

  • Fully vaccinated passengers are still required to present a negative RT-PCR test upon entry to Bohol
  • Upon arrival, the traveler will not be required to undergo quarantine and repeat testing unless they exhibit COVID-19 symptoms.
  • If guests are staying in Bohol for more than five days, they must undergo a repeat nasopharyngeal RT-PCR test, and they will be asked to undergo quarantine at their accommodation until they receive a negative result.
  • Tourists must have printed copies of the required documents on hand when they enter Bohol.
  • Tourists are not allowed to have DIY tours, and they are highly discouraged from engaging in personal activities outside of the tourism bubble.
  • Tourists are also highly discouraged from visiting and/or meeting with relatives and friends who are in Bohol. Should relatives and friends visit, they must present a negative RT-PCR test result taken 72 hours before their visit. Otherwise, they must undergo quarantine in the accommodation establishment for 14 days.

List of Bohol establishments open to tourists

Corella

  • Philippine Tarsier Sanctuary

Loboc

  • Loboc River (river cruise)
  • Loboc River Resort
  • SUP stand up paddle boarding at Loboc River
  • Water bikes at Loboc River

Carmen

  • Chocolate Hills Complex
  • Solera’s ATV Rides
  • Chocolate Hills Adventure Park
  • The Acacia Glamping Park

Panglao

  • Alona Beach
  • Balicasag Island (island hopping, snorkeling, dolphin watching, diving)
  • Virgin Island
  • Various Panglao accommodations

Antequera

  • Product display center (Antequera baskets)

Maribojoc

  • Punta Cruz
  • Abatan River (community life tours)
  • kayakasia Philippines

Danao

  • Danao Adventure Park

Buenavista

  • Cambuhat River (village tour)

Anda

  • Quinale Beach
  • Lamanoc Island
  • Anda Pearl Premier Resort
  • Magic Oceans Dive Resort
  • Parklane Bohol Resort and Spa
  • Bluestar Dive Resort

Alicia

  • The Alicia Panoramic Park

Talibon

  • Bongan Sandbar

Ubay

  • Philippine Carabao Center dairy store
  • Fascination Farm

Loon

  • Vita Isola Leisure Farm

Jagna

  • MUSFA Organic Farm
  • Ilihan Hill
  • St. Michael the Archangel Parish
  • Ching’s Calamay

Alburquerque

  • Sta. Monica Church

Sikatuna

  • Mirror of the World

Pamilacan Island

  • Island hopping and dolphin watching

Emergency Contacts

  • Philippine National Police: (+63 919) 414 0832
  • Provincial Director’s Secretary: (+63 906) 942 0554, (+63 38) 411 4343
  • Governor Celestino Gallares Hospital: (+63 38) 412 3181; (+63 38) 411 4831
  • Holy Name University Hospital: (+63 38) 501 9946; (+63 38) 501 9947
  • Ramiro Hospital: (+63 38) 411 3515; (+63 38) 411 4595
  • Provincial Health Office (PHO): (+63 38) 411-0138 loc. 41034
  • PHO Head: Dr. Cesar Thomar M. Lopez: (+63 920) 900 2868

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