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Beautiful but destroyed by visitors

The cave was beautiful, however the walls of the caves were vandalized. Dont forget to take the... read more

Reviewed 15 April 2018
Cebu City, Philippines
A piece of Philippine pre-history

Penablanca in Cagayan Province in Northern Luzon boasts of one of the most interesting tourist... read more

Reviewed 15 September 2017
Manila, Philippines
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Reviewed 15 April 2018

The cave was beautiful, however the walls of the caves were vandalized. Dont forget to take the boat ride as it was amazing as well.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank alfiemd
Reviewed 15 September 2017

Penablanca in Cagayan Province in Northern Luzon boasts of one of the most interesting tourist destinations in the country: the Callao Caves. I'm talking about a series of around 300 caves in an area located approximately 24 kms from Tuguegarao City. The easiest way to...More

Date of experience: December 2016
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Reviewed 9 January 2017

Good for stressed people, it is relieving, book a trip here and You will truly like it, there's also a church here and it composed of 8 chambers.

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Lovelyn07
Reviewed 19 June 2016

people do not think that there is a 7-chamber cave that exists in the northern part of the Philippines, particularly in Cagayan Valley.... this is one the most accessible caves I have been... it is long walk going up the caves, but the moment you...More

Date of experience: February 2016
1  Thank DocCha
Reviewed 10 April 2016

you'll pay like 40 pesos to enter ...you can walk around without or with a guide..I prefere no guide as I'd like to take time to looked around and take a lot of ictures.Be prepare to walk on a steep hill.There were 184 steps to...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank bluecard21
Reviewed 15 February 2016

We drove 45 minutes from tuguegarao just to see this cave...it's no doubt. It's rely amazing. The entrance fee is 20 pesos. We asked for tour guide and they assigned a 10 year old boy who is great. He was well knowledgable about the cave,...More

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Arnolfu C
Reviewed 4 January 2016 via mobile

Consists of 7 chambers, for me, the whole adventure inside the cave was short. But it was a sight to see. Although it has its tough areas, an able-bodied person should be able to get up to the 5th chamber. If this cave is too...More

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank Bitoy E
Reviewed 4 September 2015

I wish I could show you pictures when we went there but unfortunately, the memory card broked just when I am about to upload pics from the trip. A minimal entrance fee is required to enter. Tour is being given by students on OJT which...More

Date of experience: November 2014
Thank Mitzchie R
Reviewed 1 August 2015 via mobile

We did a tourist trek with a guide which takes a couple of hours. There are a series of caves which are not difficult for able bodied people but they would be very slippery after rain. A chapel has been made up which is lovely...More

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank W5027BPsharonm
Reviewed 27 July 2015

This cave is so amazing so huge and slippery. When you visit i suggest you were the right gear of shoes, with spikes . It is breathtaking to be inside this cave. A must see cave for a minimal fee. Inside the cave you will...More

Date of experience: August 2014
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