Santol Cave is located in Biak-na-bato National Park, San Miguel, Bulacan. Located within the area of Biak-na-bato National Park in San Miguel Bulacan, this cave is two hours and a half ride from Manila. Flora can be found outside the cave namely pakiling, buho, tibig, vines and santol.
An insectivorous bat can be seen inside the cave with geological features such as columns of sta ...
lactites and stalagmites formation inside. Cave is highly recommended as an open cave to non-experienced cavers.
Santol Cave at Biak na bato National Park News
Who can ever forget their firsts?
First trip abroad?
It is memorable, isn't it? Like you can actually go back to that particular day/time/moment in an instant and still remember every bits and details of it.
To a wildlife biologist, one of the most memorable things/experience/encounters is when he/she explored a "new realm". I've experienced a lot of 'firsts' in different forests, seas, and reserves, but nothing beats the first time I ever been in a cave; it was like I was brought into a different world.
It was the 11th of December 2010.
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It was just before 9:00am when Chito picked us up at our Manila hotel for the drive to Biak-na-Bato National Park. Although the park is an important historical site (roughly equivalent to say Valley Forge and Independence Hall in Philadelphia) Chito like most Filipinos had never been there and didn't really know the way. But with directions downloaded at an internet cafe the night before (not 100% accurate but close enough for government work) and a newly purchased official roadmap we were good to go.
Biak-na-Bato was declared a National Park by President Manuel L. Quezon in 1937. History h ...