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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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Dagupan, Philippines
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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

This are two main caves in Sagada, Sumaging and Lumiang. Since they are both connected the official tour guides will choose either one to begin with. In a nutshell, you get to see marvelous rock formations that resemble various things (in local lexicon, the "The king's curtain", "The gay queen", "Rice terraces", "Town hall"). There will be some climbing, rappelling,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

The cave offers an amazing experience. It is approximately two hours of spelunking. Be ready to get wet in the cave. It offers a place of bath tub were the deepest part is around 4 feet. I love and enjoy the place. Please wear strongly-made slippers.

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Las Pinas, Philippines
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11 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

A visit to Sagada will never be complete without venturing to one of the best this place might offer – the Sumaguing Cave. Aptly called as the Big Cave, it is perhaps the most popular and frequently visited place here. Sumaguing Cave has the largest chamber of all connecting caves in town (there are more than 60 known caves underneath... More

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Pasay, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

As part of my husband's 50th birthday, we all decided to visit Sagada & visited this famous attraction. It was a long walk to the cave yet worth it since the scenery along the way were breathtaking. Our family together with our guide just reached the dark entrance when we decided to back out since my little 9 year old... More

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Quezon City, Philippines
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

It was not the usual cave we all know about. Not the small, dark cave. It is the opposite. I'm not sure if only basic spelunking is required but with the heights that you should climb and go down, I guess you just gotta have a lot of guts. No helmets nor protective gears will be given upon entry. You... More

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Peace River, Canada
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42 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

This is a huge cave, with so much to see. It's also dangerous due to risk of slippage, and you need to accept the chance of getting hurt if you're going to visit. We got a guide for 500php at the local guide center, and he packed the lantern to light the way. We should have brought headlamps. He was... More

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Montville, Connecticut
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21 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

This was worth getting dirty for! Very beautiful, I can't wait to go back to go spelunking there again. Bring of course, a camera. I suggest wearing leggings because you may slip on your way down (there' a lot of climbing and descending you will be doing in here). Bats did not bother our group, and the guides were pretty... More

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Iloilo City, Philippines
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51 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

The Cave is so touristy and a lot of people explored the innards and mazes of it already. For me who have been to a lot of caves and mountains in the Philippines, I still find it not that challenging and not thrilling. I still want that feeling as if we are the first one to discover it. Or you're... More

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Manila, Philippines
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8 attraction reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

The first section is quite scary as the limestone rocks are very slippery. But once you get past the limestones and the bat guano, you'll experience Sumaguing Cave's awesomeness! Make sure to get a guide.

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