• Haneena Sherin

Amazingly shaped Chocolate Hills in Bohol

The Chocolate Hills are rare geological formations found in the Bohol province of the Philippines. The hills are spread over an area of 50 square kilometers. The breathtaking view of the beautiful hills attracts many tourists. More than 1000 cone-shaped hills are seen in this region.

The hills appear chocolaty during summer when the plants wither and become brownish. The chocolate hills are spread across the towns Carmen, Bilar, Sagbayan, and Sierra Bullones in Bohol.

Theories state that the hills were formed by weathering of marine limestones for thousands of years.

The high scenic value and uniqueness made chocolate hill to be declared as the 3rd national geological monument in the Philippines.