About Chocolate HillsThe Chocolate Hills are a group of about 1,200 hills that are located in the Carmen municipality of Bohol, Philippines. They are covered in grass that turns brown during the dry season, hence the name. The hills are made of limestone and are thought to have been formed by the erosion of underground rivers. They are a popular tourist destination and are considered to be one of the most unique geological formations in the world. The best time to visit the Chocolate Hills is during the dry season, which is from November to April. During this time, the hills are a beautiful shade of brown and the views are spectacular. There are a number of things to do at the Chocolate Hills, including:
- Hiking to the top of a hill for panoramic views.
- Taking a cable car ride over the hills.
- Visiting the Chocolate Hills Complex, which has a viewing deck, a museum, and a souvenir shop.
- Enjoying a picnic lunch at the base of the hills.
- The hills are not actually made of chocolate.
- The name "Chocolate Hills" is thought to have originated from the fact that the hills turn brown during the dry season.
- The tallest Chocolate Hill is about 1,200 feet (365 meters) high.
- The Chocolate Hills are a popular tourist destination and are visited by millions of people each year.
- The Chocolate Hills are a UNESCO World Geopark.