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!
I have put together this ultimate guide to Ingkumhan Falls Bohol, including how to get there, how much it costs, and what to expect when you arrive.
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WHERE IS INGKUMHAN FALLS?
Ingkumhan Waterfalls is located in Dimiao on Bohol Island in the Philippines.
From the main tourist area of Panglao, it’s a 65km drive that takes around 1-hour to reach these falls.
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 with a full tank of gas.
Currently, there are no Bohol tours that I know if which include these falls on the itinerary so you will have to find your own way to this location.
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ARRIVING AT INGKUMHAN FALLS
When you arrive, there is a small parking lot and a ticket office at the jump-off point where you’ll have to pay the entrance fee which is 20 pesos.
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 Waterfalls 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.
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.
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!
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.
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There are plenty of seating areas and sheltered huts around the edges of the 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.
OTHER POINTS OF INTEREST
If you are up for a jam-packed day of adventures, you can visit a number of epic Bohol tourist attractions in the same region.
See below for an ideal one day Bohol itinerary that I recommend in this exact order:
- Chocolate Hills Bohol
- Tarsier Conservation Area
- Bilar Man-made Forest
- Dimiao Twin Falls (Pahangog Falls)
- Ingkumhan Waterfall
Dimiao Twin Falls
WHERE TO STAY IN BOHOL
Panglao Island in Bohol has hundreds of accommodation options to choose from, so I have narrowed it down to a few of my personal favorite places to stay in Panglao to fit the needs of budget backpackers, luxury travelers, and everyone in between.
See the list of accommodations below that I personally recommend:
Luxury: Donatela Hotel
Donatela Hotel is the best luxury accommodation 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 organize scuba diving, snorkeling, and other activities. Great for families, friends, and couples.
Mid Range: Conrada’s Place Hotel & Resort
Conrada’s Place is located 450m from Alona Beach on Panglao Island and it’s close to shops, restaurants, and other nearby tourist 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 are included for all guests. Conrada can also help you book island hopping tours and other activities. Great place to stay for families, friends, and couples.
Budget: Bohol Coco Farm
Coco Farm is rated the best budget accommodation for a solo traveler. Enjoy a rustic experience with modern luxuries of free wifi and a restaurant. Great location close to beaches and other tourist spots. 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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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 Bohol
- Bilar Manmade Forest
- Bohol Tarsier Sanctuary
- Loboc River Cruise with lunch
- Hinagdanan Cave
- Panglao Watchtower
- & much more
Another option for accommodation in Bohol is to stay at an Airbnb, which generally has some great deals.
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