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Address: Mountain Province, Sagada, Luzon, Philippines
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Challenging but a great experience.

Make no mistake, Samuguing Cave can be a challenging experience. You go down about 100 stairs (which is OK) and then you start into the cave itself. The first part is down hill on... read more

Reviewed January 11, 2016
Miami, Australia
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Pasig, Philippines
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Reviewed January 13, 2016 via mobile

For those who love exploring caves, or just adventure lovers, this place is for you. Spelunkingggggg! Get ready to get wet (and a little muddy). For first timers, buy some abuprofen or paracetamol beforehand. You might need to drink some of it the next day. 😉

Thank Angela M
Miami, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed January 11, 2016

Make no mistake, Samuguing Cave can be a challenging experience. You go down about 100 stairs (which is OK) and then you start into the cave itself. The first part is down hill on slipperly pointed rocks with only your guides lantern so could be very challenging for some. The next part you have to chimeny climb (hands and feet... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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Reviewed January 11, 2016

We had kids ages 9-12 with us and they loved it. I would recommend bringing your own flashlight/headlamp to provide more lighting.

Thank Worldview8
Marikina, Philippines
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed January 10, 2016

If you don't like difficult spelunking then Sumaguing Cave will suit you. Can make you wet up to knee high. But if you are looking for a more adventurous type of Spelunking the opt for the Connection cave difficulty level would be around 6-7 (with 10 as the most difficult). A bit more expensive but definitely worth it.

Thank RockNRolica
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed January 8, 2016 via mobile

When you arrive Sagada, you will need to register first at the tourist info center. And here, you can find a local tour guide easily. We finished the cave around 2 hours. For people who don't exercise regularly, it's definitely exhausting! You need to be very flexible to climb on the rope and go across the underground river. But worth... More 

Thank tingerc
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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Reviewed January 7, 2016

There are different caves that you can visit, with guides. We did the cave connection, where you enter through Sumaguing cave and climb down about 200 feet through fairly tight crevices, before you end up in the much larger Lumiang cave. It was a great way to spend 2 hours on a rainy, cold day. The caves are always warm... More 

Thank Tom_Ragell
Muntinlupa, Philippines
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Reviewed January 3, 2016

I thought I was gonna die right inside the cave. No safety harness is provided, it is just pure courage and faith. The key to safety is to listen carefully on what the tour guides say because one mistake might kill you.

Thank bryllethetraveller
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Reviewed January 2, 2016 via mobile

We actually did a connective cave "trip". Our tour guide Gareth was amazing as he told us stories about the cave and how the rocks came to form. The rock formation inside the cave just makes you feel so blessed that your can not see this here in the Philippines.

Thank Jenna S
Pasay, Philippines
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Reviewed December 31, 2015

Last December 2015 was my most recent visit to Sagada. The Sumaguing Cave is still one of its top attractions. Don't miss this activity, the Sumaguing Cave is the best I had explored. It is accessible by hiking from the town proper. A guide is needed to explore the cave. So many beautiful figures inside carved by the best architect-Mother... More 

Thank mafel973
Baguio, Philippines
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Reviewed December 27, 2015

It was so challenging to do the cave connection. We had our tour guide from saggas, it cost us 800 (400/head). We entered from Lumiwang Burial Cave and will exit in Sumaguing Cave (cave connection). Before we went here, I read reviews about the spelunking in sumaguing cave and based from the reviews it took them for 5-6 hours. It... More 

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