Nature and Adventure in Danao, Bohol

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Posted by geemiz | Posted in Bohol, Byahe Pilipinas | Posted on 08-07-2017

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I am lucky to live in such a beautiful province and experiencing most of its beauty makes me more than blessed. Bohol is one of the must visit places for first-time travelers in the Philippines and let me share to you one of the reasons why it is a must to visit Bohol.

Danao Bohol Travel Itinerary

About Danao

Danao is a 4th income class municipality in Bohol and located 95km northeast of Tagbilaran City. It has 17 barangays and according to last 2015 census, it has a population of 17,890. The basic source of income in the town is farming.

Travel Guide Danao, Bohol

 

How to Go to Danao Bohol?

From Tagbilaran

  1. Ride a bus or van from Tagbilaran City Dao Terminal to Danao market
    1. Ordinary non AC bus – 75.00
    2. AC bus –
    3. Van – 120.00

From Tubigon

  1. Ride a bus or van from Tubigon to Danao market
    1. Bus – 60.00
    2. Van –

What to do in Danao?

There are two particular things to do in Danao Bohol and that is first enjoy its natural beauty and second go for an adrenaline rush adventure.

Municipality of Danano Bohol

 

Sea of Clouds

If the mountains of northern Luzon is too far for you then the sea of clouds in “Laguna Mountain, Concepcion, Danao, Bohol is perfect for you. The trek is an easy pissy with nipa huts for resting.

Danao Bohol Sea of Clouds

Travel Note:

  • Tourism Ecological Fee is 25.00
  • The highest point of the mountain is 262 meters above sea level.
  • Start your trek as early as 4:30am.
  • Older travelers or for those who have problems walking on long distance can still enjoy the sea of clouds. You can stay in the first station nipa hut.
  • Bring jacket or sweater for those who get cold easily.
  • Wear proper footwear and leggings or pants for the ladies.
  • Bring water 500ml is enough.
  • There is a store in the drop of point to the sea of clouds.

Watch Sunrise

The sunrise can best be viewed when going to Laguna Mountain where the sea of clouds is also located.

Danao Bohol sunrise

Danao Rice Terraces

If you have been a Geemiz reader then you know that I adore the rice terraces and I am so happy to witness a rice terraces in Danao Bohol. The rice terraces is in the other side of the Laguna Mountain. Say hitting 3 birds with one stone when visiting this place.

Danao Bohol Rice Terraces

Plunge in Danao Adventure Park

If extreme adventure is what you are after then try the Plunge at Danao Adventure Park. It is the world’s highest canyon swing. Much higher with that of New Zealand. Plunge has a 70 meter free fall about 4 seconds fall. The launch deck is situated 200 meters above the canyon floor. Not for the faint hearted but definitely one for the book.

What to do in Danano Bohol

Other activities in Danao Adventure Park and Rates

  • Zipline (Suiselide) – 350.00
  • Skyride – 250.00
  • Extreme caving (Baliho cave) – 550.00
  • River Kayak – 300.00
  • River Trek and root climbing – 300.00
  • Root climbing with 15m Rappelling – 400.00

Where to Stay in Danao Bohol?

Ate Donnie and Sir Ponciano Suter Residence

AC room and can accommodate up to 5 persons – 500.00php

Contact number of ate Donnie – 09995170510

* This is a residential house of sir Ponciano and his wife ate Donnie. They are a very accommodating and kind couple. As of this writing they have 4 available rooms.

Danao Adventure Park

Double occupancy fan room w/ free breakfast – 900.00

Double Occupancy AC Room w/ free breakfast – 1,300.00

Extra bed w/o breakfast – 200.00

Checkin 12:00 noon check out 1:00pm the following day

Sea of Clouds in Danao Bohol

Danao Bohol Itinerary and Expenses

  • All expenses are good for 2 persons
Time Particulars Cost Notes
DAY 1
6:00pm Tagbilaran to Danao 240.00 Van
8:00pm Arrival in Danao
Check in ate Donnie Residence 500.00 Good for 2 – 5 persons
9:00pm Lights off
DAY 2
4:00am Start Tour 700.00 Good for 2 habalhabal
Sea of Clouds
7:30am Breakfast 150.00 Ate Donnie’s Eatery
8:00am Danao Adventure Park entrance fee 80.00 40 each person.
Plunge 1,400.00
skyride 500.00
9:00am Municipal hall
Back at ate Donnie’s Place
11:00am Danao to Tagbilaran 150.00 Ordinary non AC Bus
1:45pm Arrival in Tagbilaran Dao Terminal
TOTAL EXPENSES for 2 PERSONS 3,580.00

Travel Note:

  • Bus and Van to Tagbilaran City is limited so you have to catch it on time. The transportation schedule is more likely morning Van around 7:00am, an ordinary bus at 11:00am, Van at 1:00pm.
  • Ate Donnie has an eatery in the market with affordable and delicious food.
Bohol Sea of Clouds

The highest peak to watch the sea of clouds is at 262m above sea level.

Travel Tip

  • You can drop by Sagbayan town and visit Sagbayan Peak before heading to Tagbilaran. Sagbayan is next town of Danao going to Tagbilaran.

More Beautiful Photos in Danao Bohol

Amazing Danao Bohol Sea of Clouds

Beautiful Sea of Clouds in Danao Bohol

Danao Bohol Municipality

Wonderful Bohol Sea of Clouds

The Beauty of Bohol Sea of Clouds

If you think you have covered the whole Bohol then maybe think again. There are more places to visit and adventure to go to in Bohol, and as we say it Behold Bohol.

 

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Comments (28)

That sea of clouds looks like a really amazing thing to see first person. And a great place to catch the sun rise. Should be a fun trip no doubt.

It is a very fun trip and yes the sea of clouds is amazing.

I can’t say I’ve ever heard of Danao but it looks beautiful!

It is a tiny town in Bohol, Philippines 🙂

Wow, what an amazing place! I would love to see the rice terraces.

Such a beautiful valley of clouds!

I feel so ashamed of myself because I am just from Cebu yet I do not have the chance to visit this wonderful place! huhu soon! I will visit this place. 🙂

There is more time Ann. 🙂

Lovely post but the presentation is top notch

Beautiful landscape shots. Looks like a beautiful place! I am so new to my travels I have no idea where it is, but it looks stunning.

This is amazing! I didn’t know that the Philippines was so big and diverse. It’s on my list of places to visit one day now 🙂

The Philippines is indeed diverse. You have so many options when you visit the country.

this is a great post, you feature the other side of Bohol apart from the chocolate hills and the ancient churches this one is unique we get to see other spots that we can visit. I wanna go to bohol again and experience your kind of travelling 🙂

Thank you so much, Lexie. There are so many things to do in Bohol aside from the usual country tour and white sand beach.

Wow this looks like such a beautiful and amazing place to visit!!! Thank you for sharing your beautiful and gorgeous photographs!!!

I have never heard of Danao but it looks beautifu from your pictures and description. thank you for sharing.

I habe yet to travel to phillipines although it is on my bucketlisy. Hoping i will get through my bucetlist to enjoy all the sights here. Thanx for sharing

Looking forward to you Stephanie to check off the Philippines on your bucket list.

what a lovely place to be, I feel do under travelled. I have never heard of Danoa

Don’t be Marianne. Danao is off the beaten path destination when in Bohol. For first timers, of course, the country tour is a must and this one is just a supplemental tour in your itinerary.

i have not heard of this place before. It seem so peaceful and like a really good adventure.

The place is so peaceful since it is in the countryside of Bohol.

This is so beautiful, can imagine you had a wonderful time.

The itinerary is the best part! Great article… this encourages me to visit! thanks for sharing.

I love the natural landscape of the place. nice if you to include how yo get to places and other activities

Nice detailed post and pictures are great. Tips are great. Love to read. Keep sharing.

This is such a great read! Thanks so much for sharing!

This is such a great post, you really write a great post!