Sumaging Cave and Lumiang Burial Cave are located in Sagada, in Mountain Province about 140 kms from Baguio City. At the entrance of Sumaguing cave you will be welcomed with some coffins and human remains that can be seen.
There are a lot of small passages that will lead you to the exit which is Lumiang Cave. This activity requires tourists to rappel, crawl, hike, climb and pass th ...
ru pools of water. Here you will be able to see the famous rock formations such as rice granary, giant cauliflower, and the Kings Curtain. Upon reaching the exit which is Lumiang Cave you will be able to see a lot of bats at the ceiling of the cave.
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Sagada Mountain Province Philippines Quick Getaway. Watch and see the wonders of Sagada as we visit Lumiang Cave, Bokong Falls, Hanging Coffins, Sumaguing Cave and Sagada Anglican Cemetery.
Roughly twelve hours of bus ride from Manila, that's how far Sagada is. But is it worth a long journey? Read the blog and find out.
Sagada is a town in the Cordillera Mountains, within the Philippines, Mountain Province. Echo Valley's hanging coffins are displayed high on cliffs, while centuries-old coffins are stacked in burial sites like Lumiang Cave. The nearby Sumaguing Cave has unusual limestone formations. To the north, Bomod-ok Falls has a natural swimming pool. Rice terraces are carved into the area's surrounding mountainsides.
The Sumaguing Cave in Sagada, Mountain Province is my first cave experience, and that was way back in 2007. Since then, I've been to a few others, and no matter how you try not to, you cannot help but make comparisons. Fortunately, the time that we explored Sumaguing Cave was a period where only a few people knew about it. Between then and now, of course, the place practically blew up and practically hundreds of visitors drive up to Sagada every weekend. That was certainly one of the shocks I received when I set foot in the place anew.
When my dear friends Tom and Kai told me they wanted to spend their honeymoon in the Philippines, the first places that came to mind were El Nido and Boracay. A place where newlyweds could bury their toes in the sand and sip cocktails all day sounded like the right place to go. But when Tom told me they were looking for adventure over Sex on the Beach (pun intended), I knew exactly where to take them instead Sagada.
The coldest and highest region in the Philippines has a unique practice in honouring their dead.