INGKUMHAN FALLS ON BOHOL ISLAND – THE ULTIMATE GUIDE

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Ingkumhan Falls is one of the best waterfalls in Bohol and a must-see while you are adventuring around the island. Cliff jumps and rope swings are just some of the reasons that make this Bohol tourist attraction one of the top locations to visit!

Here is my ultimate guide to Ingkumhan Falls Bohol, including how to get there, how much it costs and what to expect!

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WHERE IS INGKUMHAN FALLS

Ingkumhan Waterfall is located in Dimiao on Bohol island in the Philippines.

From the main tourist area of Panglao, it is a 65km drive that takes around 1-hour to reach Ingkumhan Falls.

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HOW TO GET TO INGKUMHAN FALLS

The best way to get to Ingkumhan Falls in Bohol is to rent a scooter from one of the many scooter rental stores dotted around Panglao. Scooter rentals are around 300 – 350 pesos per day.

Currently, there are no Bohol tours that I know if which include Ingkumhan Falls on the itinerary so you will have to find your own way to this location.

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INGKUMHAN FALLS ENTRANCE FEE

The entrance fee at Ingkumhan Falls Bohol is 20 pesos.

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ARRIVING AT INGKUMHAN FALLS

When you arrive at Ingkumhan Falls you’ll come to a small parking lot and a ticket office where you’ll have to pay the entrance fee.

From here, follow the signs along the concrete path to get down to the falls. It is an easy hike that takes no more than 10 minutes to reach the bottom.

On the way down, I passed a few locals who stopped me for a chat and to practice their English. They were super friendly and they insisted I took a photo of them, so I did.  Got to love these social interactions with the locals in the Philippines!

As we reached the bottom of the stairs, Ingkumhan Falls revealed itself and I could not wait to run and jump into the natural-made swimming pool.

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WHAT TO EXPECT AT INGKUMHAN FALLS

The main set of falls features a flow of water that stretches across a limestone rockface around 10 meters wide and approximately 8 meters tall. The water fills a huge natural-pool that reminded me of blue Gatorade which I was almost tempted to drink.

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There is a rope swing that can be used about halfway up the falls, so you will have to climb up the rock face to reach it. Surprisingly the surface of the rock isn’t that slippery and the depth of the pool is around 3 to 4 meters deep so you won’t need to worry about hitting the bottom.

I always like to make sure the landing is clear of debris and large rocks before doing any cliff jumping so I recommend you do the same.

There is also a 5-meter cliff jump that can be found on the left-hand side of the falls that is a lot of fun!

There are plenty of seating areas and sheltered huts around the edges of Ingkumhan Falls to perch up for a while and enjoy this incredible Bohol attraction.

I visited Ingkumhan Falls Bohol on a Sunday and it was very busy with locals and other tourists. Try and time your visit for a weekday if you want to enjoy Ingkumhan Falls without the crowds.

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OTHER POINTS OF INTEREST NEAR INGKUMHAN FALLS

If you are up for a jam-packed day of adventures, you can visit a number of epic Bohol tourist attractions near to Ingkumhan Falls.

See below for an ideal one day Bohol itinerary that I recommend in this exact order:

  1. Chocolate Hills Bohol
  2. Tarsier Conservation Area
  3. Bilar Man-made Forest
  4. Dimiao Twin Falls (Pahangog Falls)
  5. Ingkumhan Falls

 

MORE BOHOL TRAVEL GUIDES

There are so many things to do in Bohol that I recommend spending at least one week on the island to make the most out of your visit!

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31 Epic Things To Do In Bohol

7 Best Bohol Waterfalls

 

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WHERE TO STAY IN PANGLAO

Luxury: Donatela Hotel

Donatela Hotel is the best luxury accommodation in Panglao. Centrally located and close to beaches and other attractions on Panglao island. The hotel offers a private beach area, swimming pool, restaurant and pool bar. There is a garden villa, pool villa, family villa and honeymoon villa available at Donatela Hotel. The rooms are air-conditioned featuring a balcony, flat-screen tv, dining area, tea/coffee maker, mini-bar, private bathroom, bathtub and plunge pool. They can also help you to organise scuba diving, snorkeling and other activities in Bohol. Great for families, friends and couples.

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Mid Range: Conrada’s Place Hotel & Resort

Conrada’s Place is located 450m from Alona Beach and close to shops, restaurants and other nearby attractions. The accommodation features an outdoor pool, restaurant, snorkeling activities and wellness spa. There are double rooms, deluxe rooms, family rooms and suites which have air-conditioning, free wifi and breakfast is included for all guests. Great place to stay for families, friends and couples.

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Budget: Bohol Coco Farm

Bohol Coco Farm is rated the best accommodation for a solo traveller in Bohol. Enjoy a rustic experience with modern luxuries of free wifi and a restaurant. Great location close to beaches and other attractions. The rooms and fan-cooled with shared bathrooms and towels are included. There’s also a shared lounge with free coffee and a tour desk.

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AIRBNB BOHOL

Another option for accommodation in Bohol is to stay at an Airbnb, which generally has some great deals in Bohol.

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BOOK A BOHOL TOUR

Another great way to see all of the best Bohol tourist spots is to book a Bohol Countryside & Panglao Highlights Tour. 

This particular tour is the most top-rated tour in Bohol with hundreds of great reviews and thousands of bookings. I can’t recommend this amazing tour enough, especially for first-timers to Bohol!

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The Bohol Tour includes the following:

  • Chocolate Hills
  • Bilar Manmade Forest
  • Bohol Tarsier Sanctuary
  • Loboc River Cruise with lunch
  • Hinagdanan Cave
  • Panglao Watchtower
  • & much more

 

HOW TO GET TO BOHOL

There are two ways of getting to Bohol, one is by plane and the other by ferry.

BY PLANE: 

There are daily flights to Bohol welcoming both domestic and international travellers. The main airport in Bohol is Panglao International Aiport located on Panglao Island.

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BY FERRY: 

Cebu to Bohol ferry

The most common route is the ferry from Cebu to Bohol which takes approximately 2.5 hours and the cost is around 600 pesos.

There are daily ferry departures from the Cebu Pier 1 Ferry Terminal and it arrives at Tagbilaran Port in Bohol.

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Once you have booked your Cebu to Bohol ferry ticket online, on the day of travel you can head directly to Cebu Pier 1 Ferry Terminal at least 30-minutes before departure and present the online booking number to the staff at the check-in counter so they can issue you a seat number. There is also an additional 25 pesos terminal fee that must be paid in cash on the day.

Siquijor to Bohol ferry

If you happen to be on Siquijor island and heading over to Bohol from here, there are daily ferry departures from Larena Port in Siquijor to Tagbilaran Port in Bohol. The ferry from Siquijor to Bohol takes around 1.5 hours and the cost is around 800 pesos plus an additional 20 pesos terminal fee.

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I hope you enjoyed reading this article and if you have any questions at all about Ingkumhan Falls, please leave me a comment below and I will get back to you as soon as I can.

Happy Adventuring! 😃

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