Hinagdanan Cave is a cave on Panglao Island, Dauis in Bohol Province, in the Philippines. It is a naturally lighted cavern with a deep lagoon and many large stalactites and stalagmites.
The cave is lit by sunlight which filters through holes in the ceiling. The underground lake is a popular swimming spot, but it has been known to test for high levels of various pollutants, since it ...
is fed by ground runoff.
The cave is about 100 metres long of beautiful rock formations. The stalactites and stalagmites stick out from the ceiling and floor of the cave as though trying to meet each other. Inside the cave, there's also a lagoon with a greenish surface produced by the green limestone at the bottom of the pool, where people used to bath in the lagoon, however, it has been advised to not go dip into the lagoon because of the karst pollutants present in the water.
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We visited the "Friendly City" as we welcome of the Year of the Dog. Bohol is one of the most visited destinations both by foreign and local tourists in the Philippines. The island is famous for its unique landscapes such as the "Chocolate Hills" and also a home of a world endangered species the Tarsier.
It's time to explore the incredible island of Bohol!
Bohol, is a province in the Philippines located in Central Visayas region. One of the popular tourist destination in the country with its pristine white beaches and lavish resorts. The island is famous for its Chocolate Hills- there are at least 1,260 of cone shaped hills, its color turns into brown that tasted like a chocolate! Well, just kidding!
Bohol is one of the world renowned and distinguished tourist destinations. It is prominent in terms of white beaches and beautiful resorts, caves, waterfalls but the most popular tourist destination are the Chocolate Hills with its numerous mounds of limestone formations.
The Philippines had been on our must see list for some time. Every traveler who visits this country sings its praises. On a last minute whim, we added it to our second tour of Asia. We knew if we didn't visit it this time around, we would have regretted it. Researching The Philippines can be slightly overwhelming. There are so many special, unique islands to visit within the country and traveling between them can be costly, unreliable (i.e., cancelled ferry boats), and uncomfortable. However, with a lot of research crammed into a short amount of time, we developed a great couple's guide to Boh ...
It all started with just a normal conversation, "Tara punta tayong Bohol." Then, there I was looking for a promo fare and impulsively booked a trip to Bohol for three (Me, Carla, and Ken). Since were on a budget we're doing a DIY trip (as always); there's a lot of things to do in Bohol but since we're just staying for a short period of time we just did what we can to maximize our stay and here's what we did on our Bohol trip.
Day 1 ??" Bohol City Tour and Alona Beach Strolling
Call time was 3 AM for our 8 AM departure from NAIA (OA talaga sa aga, ayoko matraffic); from Bulacan to Pasay; ...
It was already our last day in Bohol and some of our friends were already on their way back to Manila. We were still undecided on how to spend the hours we have left before our 2PM flight. Bohol city tour was an option however I was never a fan of city tours so instead we opted to visit Hinagdanan Cave instead due to it's close proximity to our lodge and the airport.
Almost all Jeepney were full of passengers so we decided to hire a tricycle to take us to the cave. Thank goodness for Darwin's haggling skills, we were able to score a P150 fare. Travel time is around just 20 mins.
We decid ...