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Sumaguing Cave

Mountain Province, Sagada, Luzon, Philippines
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Ranked #1 of 16 Attractions in Sagada
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Geologic Formations, Caverns/ Caves
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

We spent a wonderful few hours working our way through the cave system. The route was challenging enough to make it fun but not too challenging for our inexperienced party. Our guides were fantastic; entertaining, friendly and extremely competent. We were able to take some great photos of the beautiful rock formations and avoided getting too wet!

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San Jose del monte, Bulacan, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Cliff, sharp rock edges, slippery, cold and most of all magnificent that's what I had in this cave. You'll get nervous and might want to back out at first but when you're in the middle of cave you'll be surprised by its majestic beauty. Indeed Its a great once in a lifetime achievement when you got to finish the cave... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

It's not like the movie "The Descent"... no monsters of some sort. This cave offers you a magical adventure! I loved every bit of this experience. There were some parts that I thought I wouldn't fit through as I am a bit on the chubby side but I did :) (or else I wouldn't be writing this). Saw some awesome... More

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Manila, Philippines
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

I've done this trek twice already but this time it is with my whole family so it was more exiting. Don't look up as you might just get pooped on by the bats!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 via mobile

One of the things i admired most there are the tour guides..they're such a great help & honest (dedication on their job).. During our spelunking activity i am the weakest link buddy out of 19 so,i felt all the pressure (self pressuring)..But all these feelings disappeared after touring 4.5 hours inside and upon seeing all those aged stones which you've... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

it costs you 400 peso for the entrance. I recommend this cave just for experienced people tho. it is really dangerous in some parts...even tho the tourist guide is always there for you!!! also I recommend you good climbing shoes!!! All in all the trip itself is amazing!!! the tourist guide is professional and to be honest if u are... More

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Cebu City, Philippines
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89 reviews 89 reviews
72 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

The trek down below is a bit easy for us though slippery. It's our first spelunking activity with all members of my family. I was so amazed with the stone formation inside the cave e.g. turtle's head, the cave, king's chamber, the pregnant woman, the alligator's head, etc. If you plan to explore this cave, wear only slippers. As a... More

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Marblehead, Massachusetts
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65 reviews 65 reviews
36 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Spelunking is not for everyone specially for claustrophobic like me. I tried but the smell of the guano, the slippery steps and my wet clothes and condition after a heavy rain prevent me from going through the cave. One thing great about trying to do it was that the guide was very understanding if issues, such were our concerns, arose.... More

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Cebu City, Philippines
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Dangerous but perfect for adventure seekers. A lot of portions are very dark with light only coming from the guide's lantern. The guides are helpful and very informative.

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Dagupan, Philippines
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Three friends and I had planned on taking a vacation from a stressful work and talked about going south like Puerto Princesa but ended up going to Sagada for an adventure. I did research on what can be seen in the place and what to expect, but what we experienced is just Amazing. The Place is a small town where... More

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