Lulugayan Falls and Rapids are located in Calbiga, Samar. Nature lovers likewise enjoy white water rafting (rapids shooting) a very challenging aqua sports at the Lulugayan falls and Rapids of Calbiga.
Lulugayan Falls and Rapids News
My recent travel to Samar started with this gorgeous waterfall in the heart of Calbiga! Called Lulugayan Falls, this waterfall has amazed me even from afar. I was riding the habal-habal when I managed to get a glimpse of its promising cascades. And when I was finally near it, I couldn't help but be awed by what I was seeing!
What better way to clean our sweaty and stinky bodies than a rushing stream of water? Out from our 2-day extreme adventure in Langun - Gobingob Cave Exploration, we decided to refresh our selves. Instead of the normal indoor shower, we took it to another level. Sir Joni decided to take us to Lulugayan Falls which is also in Calbiga, Samar.
"Yehey! Now we can have shampoo after 3 days!" I shouted with joy as I stood beside my friends at the bank of the stream whose waters are flowing gently at our exhausted feet. After our intrepid exploration of the caves of Samar, at last, we'll gonna free the muds, the dirt, and possibly the bat's feces off of our hair.
Some people climb mountains while others chase waterfalls. Ask anyone to name must-see waterfalls in the Philippines and you're bound to hear answers like the Maria Cristina Falls, Pagsanjan Falls, and Hinulugang Taktak. Chances are, you won't hear the name Lulugayan Falls in any of the answers.
How to get to Western Samar:
- Take a plane from Metro Manila to Tacloban City, Leyte (i.e. Philippine Airlines, Cebu Pacific and AirAsia).
- Ride a taxi or jeepney to get to the terminal of vans bound for the municipalities of Western Samar.
- Transfer to a van to reach the towns of Western Samar.
- Alternatively, you can fly via Cebu Pacific from Manila to Calbayog City.
Samar is a province that is still rough around the edges; unpaved and sometimes labyrinthine roads lead to towns or into highways. It's a province that has plenty to offer as long as you have an open mind and an adventurous spirit.
Our group went on a bumpy ride from the main highways to the rough, dirt roads. The rain from the previous days made it more difficult to get to and from Lulugayan Falls. When we got to our destination, the waters were raging and muddy; we couldn't swim because the current was too strong. This was only a glimpse of the adventures we would have throughout the trip ...