Capisaan Cave is located in Barangays Capisaan and Alayan in Kasibu, Nueva Vizcaya. It is the fifth longest cave system in the country and ranked among the best. It is considered as a geologist's paradise. The subterranean river in this cave has a length of 4.2 kilometers from the Lion Entrance (named as such because the rock looks like an image of a lion). It is a bit like the cave of Puerto Prin ...
cesa Underground River which is 70% filled with water. There, you can find rare kinds of calcite formations. It has chambers and tunnels that have unique stalagmites, stalactites, rock formations, and other speleothems.
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Almost three hours from the downtown Bayombong, a quiet municipality nestled over the mountainous terrain of Nueva Viscaya is a promising tourist destination for nature and adventure lovers.
During his childhood days, Ifugao Richie Angcuna could only wonder what lay beneath the cave in his native village of Capissaan in this town.
Little did he know the cave was home to endless wonders of nature Ifugaos and locals can be proud of.
"We only catch fruit bats a few meters inside its entrance, we did not know what really lies beyond the resting place of the bats," said Angcuna, now a 23-year-old cave guide.
For years, the cave served as a regular place for migrant Ifugaos to catch fruit bats as a native delicacy, not knowing it has more to offer than food on their table.
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Ask questions like "Where to go if I visit Luzon?" or "Where are the nearby places I can go to escape Manila?", and each Filipino is bound to have a list of his or her own. Many of the better-known places are swarmed by tourists and locals alike, but there are other hidden gems that are underrated but definitely worth the road trip.
1. Ilocos Norte
Got a spare weekend and thinking of an ultimate adventure somewhere? How about crossing Nueva Vizcaya off your bucket list!?
In less than P2,300 pesos from Manila, discover this landlocked province which is considered as one of the least explored places in Luzon. What's in store are natural attractions that are mostly in their pristine state ??" majestic waterfalls, wondrous cave systems, verdant rice terraces and more!
Here's our weekend itinerary to help you plan your trip to Nueva Vizcaya.
2200H: Departure from Quezon City to Santa Fe, Nueva Vizcaya
Exploring the Philippines is one of the most exciting, breath-taking, and mind-blowing experience you will ever have. You will be too awestruck to describe the great wonders God has given this country. You will be able to experience and witness different marvels that you have never expected that would exist in such a small country like the Philippines.
Capisaan Cave System is one of the less explored and visited tourist spot in the country due to its hidden location. Another note is that, this particular cave perfectly fits those people who are craving for adventure-filled and thrilling exp ...
Tucked away in the north-central part of Luzon, Nueva Vizcaya is a landlocked province surrounded by three mountain ranges: Sierra Madre on the east, Cordillera on the west and Caraballo on the south, making it a popular destination for outdoor enthusiasts.
A spelunking paradise, Capisaan Cave System is located in Barangays Capisaan and Alayan in Kasibu, Nueva Vizcaya. The fifth-longest cave system in the Philippines at 4.2 kilometers through and through, is no wonder one of the best attractions in Nueva Vizcaya. It is considered as a geologist's paradise. With numerous chambers, the system ...