Planning a trip to Panglao & Bohol? Here’s a sample travel itinerary & budget to help you plan your own adventure. I’m posting some quick tips here from my recent trip, so make sure to check my travel guides on Bohol & Panglao as well.

Bohol Sample Itinerary

Day 1

Manila to Bohol Flight

  • Manila to Bohol flight
  • Arrival at Bohol-Panglao Airport
  • Bohol Airport to Panglao hotel transfer

OR Cebu to Bohol Ferry

  • Departure from Cebu City Pier 1
  • Cebu City to Tagbilaran Ferry
  • Arrival at Tagbilaran Port
  • Tagbilaran Port to Panglao hotel transfer

Panglao Hotel Check-in

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Panglao Land Tour

  • Hinagdangan Cave.
  • Bohol Bee Farm.
  • Dumaluan Beach & South Palms Resort.
  • Alona Beach.
  • Panglao Church.

Other interesting spots in Panglao Island

  • MIST (restaurant).
  • Moadto Mall & Doljo Beach (sunset view).
  • Zara’s Cafe (sunset view).

Panglao Freediving

  • Napaling Reef.
  • #Freediving near Bohol Sea View Cabin Resort.
  • Plane Wreck near South Palms Resort.

Day 2

Bohol Countryside Tour

  • Blood Compact Site.
  • Baclayon Church.
  • Lo-ay / Loboc River Cruise / Floating Restaurant & Lunch Buffet.
  • Chocolate Hills Viewdeck.
  • Bilar Man-Made Forest.

Other interesting spots in the Bohol Countryside Tour area

  • Corella Tarsier Sanctuary.

Day 3

Panglao Island Hopping (half-day)

  • Dolphin Watching.
  • Balicasag Island — Snorkeling & Turtle Watching.
  • Virgin Island

Continue Panglao Land Tour or Freediving

Bohol Departure

  • Panglao hotel check-out.
  • Hotel to Bohol Airport transfer.

Bohol Travel Expenses

Breakdown of travel costs in Bohol. Updated as of June 2023.


  • Bohol Airport – Hotel Transfers — P500 one-way.


  • Bohol Countryside Tour — P620 per person (joiners rate, excluding entrance fees).
  • Chocolate Hills Viewdeck — P100 entrance fee per person.
  • Floating Restaurant Lunch Buffet— P850 per person.
  • Panglao Island Hopping — P1,512 per person for group of 4. P2,310 per person for group of 2. With snorkeling & environmental fees for Balicasag & Virgin Island.
  • Panglao Land Tour — P2,350 per group of 2-4.
  • Hinagdangan Cave — P125 per person. P50 entrance fee. Additional P75 swimming fee.

Bohol Budget Travel

Your travel expenses will largely depend on your traveling style and how much you plan to spend on activities, accommodations & food. To help you set your own budget, here are budget estimates for a 3 days and 2 nights (3D2N) trip in Bohol. Rates below are per person assuming you’ll be traveling in a group of 2.

  • Activities — P5,180. Includes Bohol Countryside Tour, Panglao Island Hopping, Panglao Land Tour and fees on selected attractions above.
  • Transport — P500 for airport-hotel transfers. Excludes tricab / habal rides within Panglao & flight or ferry to Bohol.
  • Accommodations — P2,500. Two nights in a budget hotel.
  • Food — P600. Six meals in a local eatery.
  • TOTAL — P8,780.

I’ve included a sample budget travel estimate for food & accommodations to give you an idea of the total expenses. If you have money to splurge on hotels, food, and other activities, simply use the expenses posted to calculate your own budget.

Other Activities & Expenses

  • Cebu – Bohol Ferry — P900 one-way or P1,800 round trip. Book here:
  • South Palms Resort Panglao — P588 per person for day use with South Farm access.

  • Freediving Fun Dive — P499 per person per site with Islahanon Freediving. Includes safety guide & video assistance. Gears rental available for a fee. Excludes entrance & environmental fees.
  • Napaling Reef — P200 per person. P100 entrance fee at Almira Diving Resort. Additional P100 environmental fee.
  • Private Car Charter — P3,200 per car for group of 1-3 / 8 hours.