Ulot River the longest river in the whole island of Samar with a total length of 90 kilometers. Counting its numerous tributaries, it's total length has been estimated to reach over 500 kilometers.
The river is located inside the protected area covered by the Samar Island Natural Park (SINP), created by PD No. 442 (August 13, 2003) ??" an area considered one of the country's top bot ...
anical diversity centers.
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Samar (formerly named Western Samar), is one of the three provinces of Samar Island in Eastern Visayas in the Philippines. Home to a network of amazing caves hidden beneath the regions lush jungles, including the biggest cave system in the country, Samar is a rugged destination where adventure seekers can experience something out of the ordinary. Though most of Samar Island remains off-the-radar for local tourists, many international spelunkers have been drawn here since its been dubbed the "Caving Capital of the Philippines".
Looking for an adrenaline rush? Then experience Samars accelerating torpedo ride in their longest river, Ulot river. Its like water rafting but without the need of paddling since the wooden boats are equipped with engines.
Chances are, travel plans for your summer include at least one international location. Like many Filipinos, there is joy in getting those passports stamped in the world's most popular travel bucket lists.
But have you considered some overlooked Philippine destinations? Whenever friends and relatives ask for places to visit in our fair country, we default with the following answers: Boracay, Cebu, Palawan, maybe Bohol, maybe Davao.
Interestingly enough, Eastern Visayas, known as Region 8, has so much to offer??"and it is totally underrated, for now at least. The best thing about this is, ...
Social media and news often dictate how we should view certain tourist spots. There are countless articles, Instagram posts and Pinterest wishlists nowadays and we can't help but level our expectations with what we see online.
In 2013, the entire nation suffered the fate of Typhoon Yolanda, but Tacloban City, Leyte got affected the most. The entire city was submerged in water, and with that image alone, it was hard to imagine how the people can get past that. But with the help of many friends ??"??" both local and international ??"??" and the persistence and determination of the people of T ...
I took the front seat of the 'torpedo' boat. That's what they call this long wooden motorized canoes without outriggers in Samar. Like the faluwas in Batanes, these boats are designed to navigate wild waters whereas if they have outriggers, it would easily snap from the force of the rapids. Judging by the boats, I could expect an exciting ride over at Ulot River. The Ulot River Torpedo Extreme Boat Adventure is one of the main attraction in Samar which is also a part of the Ulot Watershed Ecotourism Loop attractions of numerous waterfalls, caves, springs and an eagle sanctuary.
Ulot River is the longest river in Samar stretching 90km. The Torpedo Extreme Boat adventure rides its 10.5km of exciting river trail and white rapids culminating with a stop (and an optional jump) at Deni's Point.