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CAPISAAN CAVE SYSTEM

 

Capisaan CavesPhoto from:  shervinmanzano.blogspot.com

Capisaan Caves is the fifth longest cave system in the country and ranked among of the best, considered a geologist’s paradise due to its varying rare calcite formations and unique stalagmite and stalactite formations. Within its four kilometer length is a subterranean river that doubles as a passageway to the best part of this multi-chambered cave. Parts of the cave network are the Lion and Alayan Caves,  measuring 4.2 kilometers.

 

Photo from:  http://triptheislands.com/destinations/5-of-the-best-tourist-attractions-in-nueva-vizcaya/
 

Nested in Malabung Valley in the highland town of Kasibu, Capisaan Caves is known to be the fifth longest cave system in the Philippines at 4.2 kilometers. With numerous chambers, halls and formations, the system is made up of eight interconnected caves – Alayan 1 and 2, Gaia/Malukbo 1 and 2, Lion, Sang-at Salug, Heaven and Sabrina. Of these eight, Alayan to Lion is the easily accessible and the usual tourist route. Meanwhile, Heaven and Sabrina are currently closed to tourists for preservation and scientific studies.

The stretch from Alayan to Lion Cave is generally easy and non-technical. The hardest part of our adventure, I guess, was when we submerged to a chest-deep cold water. So any non-claustrophobic person with a reasonable amount of fitness can make it.  Read More:  http://www.lakwatsero.com/travelogues/kasibu-caving-in-capisaan-caves-alayan-to-lion-cave/

 

Photo from:  http://mentalfeet.blogspot.com/2012/04/nueva-vizcayas-capisaan-cave-my.html

The Capisaan Cave System is the fifth longest cave system in the country and ranked among of the best, considered a geologist’s paradise due to its varying rare calcite formations and unique stalagmite and stalactite formations. Within its four kilometer length is a subterranean river that doubles as a passageway to the best part of this multi-chambered cave. Parts of the cave network are the Lion and Alayan Caves, measuring 4.2 kilometers and relatively new hotspots, located in Brgy. Capisaan,Malabing Valley, Kasibu town.

Tours can be arranged with the Sang-at Salug Mountaineering Club or the Provincial Government of Nueva Vizcaya. The spelunking adventure tour includes an orchard tour at Brgy. Malabing, Kasibu, where the famous perante oranges grow. Kasibu is about one and a half hours from Bayombong.  Read More:  https://sites.google.com/site/philippinesthebeautywithin/reg-2—cagayan-valley/nueva-viscaya

 

Photo from:  http://www.lakwatsero.com/travelogues/kasibu-caving-in-capisaan-caves-alayan-to-lion-cave/
 

 






 

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

 

The Mountainous Province of Nueva Vizcaya

Nueva Vizcaya’s Falls and Caves

Other Interesting Spots in Nueva Vizcaya

Events and Colorful Festivals in Nueva Vizcaya

Having Lots of Fun in Nueva Vizcaya

 

 

 

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