Information about 7 Falls
Gear up for a day filled with adventurous activities from river trekking, rock climbing, hiking, spelunking to swimming at not just one but seven waterfalls in General Santos City. If you’re a nature lover or an adventure-seeker, this tour is definitely for you.
Situated in Barangay Conel, Amiskong 7 Falls also known as Kalaja Falls is ironically the most accessible yet hidden paradise in the city thus giving you a tranquil atmosphere separated from the buzz and fuzz of the city. The Amiskong Falls is said to be a 13-cascade falls but only seven falls are accessible for guests.
These falls promises a deep emerald to clear blue water banks perfect for plunging and swimming - a majestic reward once you finish an exhilarating four-hour river trekking and hiking through rough terrains. It’s best to use proper footwear for slippery rocks and muddy trails. Keep hydrated and bring extra clothes. The trail to Amsikong Falls features a wonderful experience where you can enjoy bird viewing and monkey sightseeing during your trek. Enjoy a cool breeze of fresh air on your way to six different series of cascades.
Finally, the seventh falls will have you in awe-struck with its mesmerizing beauty. Plunge in Kalaja Fall’s crystal clear pool that looks like a cauldron hence it’s name derived from the word Kalaha, which means frying pot. Categorized as the tallest waterfall among the seven, it is a popular swimming spot for guests not only because of its beauty but also because of its widder swimming area compared to the others. The deepest part of the pool is sixteen feet. Replenish your energy with a sumptuous lunch before heading back.
On the way down, you can also try spelunking at Kalaja Cave, a cave once used by Japanese soldiers as their hiding area during the World War II. It is one of the most known cave in General Santos.