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Sumaguing Cave, South Road, Sagada, Mountain Province, Philippines
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Sumaguing Cave 

Tourists exploring Sumaguing Cave in Sagada

In the mountain town of Sagada is where more than 60 caves can be found, and one of them is the well-known attraction called Sumaguing cave. You’ll witness numerous rock formations inside that slowly formed nature.

The Sumaguing Cave is the biggest one in Sagada. The rock formations that resemble common forms are the highlight of this incredible adventure. The bird and elephants, the tortoise and chocolate cake are some of these formations.

There is an individual-made staircase from Sumaguing Cave's mouth. It’s quite manageable to go down, as the more you look ahead and look down, the easier it is, which is why beginners can enjoy the caving trail experience here.


How to get there

Sumaguing Cave is about an hour's walk from the City Hall in Sumaguing. Ride a tricycle or jeepney going to Sagada Tourism Office, and then register and get a guide if you’re not going to pre-book a tour.


Best time to visit

It’s better to visit Sumaguing cave during the dry season, from November to May. 


Entrance Fee

You will have to register at the Sagada tourist office and pay environmental tax to get the receipt that will be your ticket in accessing tourist spots in the province, which includes Sumaguing Cave.

Frequently asked questions

Why is Sumaguing Cave a must visit tourist destination?

Aside from witnessing gorgeous stalactites, stalagmites, and rock formations, the experience itself is highly recommended for adrenaline chasers — you’ll be able squeeze through small openings and soak in freezing water, led by ropes, and more.

What should I wear during my tour to Sumaguing Cave?

What should I wear during my tour to Sumaguing Cave?

Will you get wet during the activity?

Yes, you will wade through water pools, sometimes up your chest, during the activity.

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