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15TH SPELUNKING IN CALBIGA CAVES 2017

Caving Date: OCTOBER 27-29, 2017
Days: FRIDAY – SUNDAY
 
3 DAYS CAVE EXPLORATION 2 NIGHTS INSIDE THE CAVE
 
The Caves: THE LANGUN-GOBINGOB CAVES 
 
Place: CALBIGA, SAMAR PHILIPPINES
OCTOBER 27-29, 2017
 
Dear fellow cavers,
 
Are you the type of person who would dream of littering, exploiting endangered species, offending your environment and natural heritage, or the type of person who simply enjoy the breathtaking and take pictures of the different extra-ordinary rock formations, or just enjoy being in the wilderness that will momentarily take you away from the buzz ling life of the city? Why not join the 15TH SPELUNKING IN CALBIGA CAVES 2017 organized by the Trexplore The Adventures featuring the country’s biggest cave, the Langun Gobingob Caves in Calbiga, Samar to be held on OCTOBER 27-29, 2017 (FRIDAY- SUNDAY). Our goal is to promote the great potential of Samar caves in the eco-tourism industry and at the same time, boost awareness in our drive to conserve and protect its archaeological importance. Maximum of 30 participants will be accepted nationwide on a first come, first served basis of discipline mountaineers, cavers, and environmentalist which will include young professionals, nature lovers, teachers, students, private and government employees.
 
For 3 days cave exploration and 2 nights stay inside the cave, a fee of Php 3,000.00 per person will be collected by the Secretariat upon registration to cover expenses which will include , certificate of exploration, t-shirt, souvenir kits, transportation within Calbiga, entrance fees, Mayors permit, Calbiga local tour guide and Trexplore THE CAVE MASTER GUIDE. We would like you to shoulder your own food for the duration of the trip. Bring also with you Caving equipment’s: like caving helmets, suits or clothes, headlights, flashlights, candles, dry bags, ,, garbage bags extra batteries and bulbs, and Camping equipment’s: like tents, sleeping mat and sleeping bags, camping stoves and cook set, trekking shoes and trekking sandals, first aid kit, camera etc.,
 
For RESERVATION. Please inform the Secretariat by mail or by telephone for your confirmation.
You can also call or text at (Smart) 09192943865 (Globe) 09276750062 (Bayan Tel) 055-2512301 (Globe) 5438550 or email us at cavinginsamar@yahoo.com & samar@trexplore.ph.
 
You can also visit at our office:
TREXPLORE THE ADVENTURES Abesamis Store Allen Ave. Catbalogan City ,Samar 6700
Cell: (Smart) 09192943865 (Globe) 09276750062
Tell: (Bayan Tel) 055-2512301 (Globe) 5438550
Email: info@trexplore.ph samar@trexplore.ph trexploresamar@gmail.com
 
REGISTRATION:
PHP 3,000 PER PERSON
 
 

INCLUSION : 

Transportation within Calbiga,Entrance Fee, Mayor’s Permit,DENR/ SINP Permit, Caving Certificates & Pictures/ Videos will be save in your USB or Memory card Local Guide and Trexplore Cave Master Guide, Photo Documentation. 

 
LEGEND / OPTIONS:
REGISTRATION FOR FILIPINO CITIZEN PHP 3,000.00
REGISTRATION FOR FOREIGNER PHP 4,000.00
RENTAL CAVING AND CAMPING EQUIPMENT’S “3 DAYS USE” PHP 1,000.00
FOOD FOR 3 DAYS PHP 1,500.00
PORTER FOR 3 DAYS PHP 1,000.00
 
DEADLINE OF REGISTRATION:
REGISTRATION: OCTOBER 15, 2017
 
 
NOTE:
PAYMENT NON-REFUNDABLE & NON-TRANSFERABLE NO SMOKING AND DRINKING ALCOHOL DURING THE CAVING EVENT NO BATH SOAP & NO LOUD MUSIC
 
CAVING ITINERARY:
OCTOBER 27, 2017 (FRIDAY)

DAY 1

10:00 AM Registration (TREE PARK BAKESHOP & EATERY) in Calbiga,Samar
9:00 AM Arrival of Participants 11:00 AM Lunch time (TREE PARK BAKESHOP & EATERY)
12:00 NN Orientation 1:00 PM Depart Calbiga to Brgy. Panayuran
2:00 PM Arrive Brgy. Panayuran 2:05 PM Start trekking to Langun Gobingob Caves
3:00 PM Arrival 1st Viewing deck (Overlooking Entrance Langun Gobingob Caves)
3:30 PM Depart to Entrance Langun-Gobingob Cave
4:00 PM Arrival Entrance Gobingob Cave
* Preparing caving equipment’s
* Pm Snacks
* Safe caving tips
5:00 PM Depart entrance to Gobingob chamber
* Trekking inside Gobingob chambers
* Giant stalagmites formation
* Giant flowstone formation “THE STAGE” 6:30 PM Arrival IST GOBINGOB-CAMPSITE “The Football Chamber inside Gobingob Cave”
* Set a camp
* Cooking for dinner
* The subterranean watercourses
* Blind Fish,Cave Crikets and Cave Spider
* Gobingob natural pool (Swimming Underground)
7:00 PM Dinner time
7:30 PM Preparing for Caving (Bring Day pack) ( More Water & Snacks)
8:00 PM Start Caving
* Explore Upper Gobingob Cave Chambers (DRY CAVE)
* Trekking and Climbing inside the cave
* Boldering and Rock Climbing
* The Bitong mahangin (Gobingob-Dead ends)
* Giants stalagmites formation
* Beautiful flow-stone formation
11:30 PM Arrival “Dead end” Upper Gobingob chambers
12:00 MN Depart (Back to Gobingob-Campsite)
2:00 AM Arrival campsite area
2:30 AM Sleep zzzzzzzzzzz

OCTOBER 28, 2017 (SATURDAY)

DAY 2

7:30 AM Wake-up Call
8:00 AM Breakfast
8:30 AM Break the Camp
9:00 AM Depart Gobingob Chamber to Langun Chamber
10:00 AM Descending in Vertical cliff (40m deep)
12:00 NN Arrival at Tita Cave (Muddy Chamber)
* Giants Chandeliers
* Numerous Stalactites
1:00 PM Arrival Langun chamber (Muddy Chambers)
* The Mother of all Chambers
* Pothole 300 meter high “DAYLIGHT”
* Guano Mountain
1:30 PM Arrival 2ND CAMPSITE in Langun Chamber
* Set a camp / Cooking Lunch
* Lunch time / Relaxing
* Sleeping
5:30 PM Bats and Birds watching
6:00 PM Preparing cooking for dinner
7:00 PM Dinner
7:40 PM Caving Orientations
8:00 PM Depart Langun campsite to lower Langun Chambers
* 3 Meters rope Descend
* The Snake Room (THE SNAKE PIT)
* The Natural Water Terraces
* Mud Mountains (Mud Climbing)
* Blind Fish and White Crabs
* The Subterranean watercourses
* River Crossing ( River Trekking and Swimming)
* Water falls and Swimming Pools in langun
* Mud Trekking 9:00 PM Arrival at Langun Subterranean river
* River trekking
* Swimming
9:30 PM Arrival Lagun WaterFalls
10:00 PM Arrival Dead end lower Langun Cave
10:30 PM Arrival mud Mountain (Mud Climbing)
11:00 PM Arrival Cave pools (swimming)
11:30 PM Mud Tunnels (mud trekking)
1:00 AM Arrive Langun Campsite / Sleep zzzzzzzzzz

 OCTOBER 29, 2017 (SUNDAY)

DAY 3

7:00 AM Wake-up Call
8:00 AM Breakfast
8:30 AM Break the Camp
9:00 AM Depart Langun Cave to Mapaso Springs
* Jungle trekking * Mountain Climbing
12:00 NN Arrival in Mapaso Springs
*Swimming and Washing
1:00 PM Depart Mapaso Springs to (RUTCHEL NATIVE TINOLA MANOK EATERY)
1:30 PM Arrival (RUTCHEL NATIVE TINOLA MANOK EATERY) “LUNCH TIME”
2:30 PM Distribution of Souvenir kits,Certificate , Save Pictures & videos in your USB or MEMORY CARD
3:00 PM Departure Calbiga Samar to Tacloban City or Catbalogan City
3:30 PM END OF 15TH SPELUNKING IN CALBIGA CAVES 2017

 

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