Chocolate Hills: Discover Why the Name “Chocolate”

Chocolate Hills: Why the Name “Chocolate”?

Curious? Here's why.
Chocolate Hills

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The Chocolate Hills remained unscathed even after a strong earthquake shook the province of Bohol and nearby islands in central Philippines on October 2013. You might wonder why these perfectly-shaped hills were named “Chocolate Hills” when they are actually greenish. You can’t find any cocoa plantations around either.  So why “chocolate”? During the rainy season (June-February), the hills are covered with green grass but it turns brown when the dry season starts (March-May), thus the name.

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A lot of travel agencies offer packages and land tours which include Chocolate Hills in their itineraries. If you’re more of a DIY person, you may find some tour guides readily available when you reach the port of Tagbilaran City via Cebu.

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