Pagsanjan Falls Adventure from Manila

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Tour description provided by Viator

Discover majestic Pagsanjan Falls on this day trip away from the hustle and bustle of Manila! With your local guide, enjoy exciting boat rides along rapids surrounded by the lush landscape. Then, swim in a hidden cave and enjoy a scrumptious spread of traditional Filipino cuisine while listening to a live local band.

After pickup from your Manila hotel in the morning, embark on a full-day trip to the town of Pagsanjan in the province of Laguna, located 2.5 hours south of Manila. On the way, pass a local village and taste local specialties like coconut wine, balut and coconut cream pie.

Arrive at majestic Pagsanjan Falls, where you’ll be served a refreshing coconut drink before taking a scenic boat ride on a banca (native dug-out canoe). Enjoy this exciting ride as the boat is skillfully maneuvered upstream by two expert boatmen.

Journey through the narrow and verdant Pagsanjan gorge lined with rocks, canyons, waterfalls, lush tropical vegetation and abundant wildlife. Dock at a natural pool below the falls and take an optional raft ride to a hidden cave, where you can swim and explore.

After spending some time at the falls, return downstream by ‘shooting the rapids’– your boatmen will steer past huge boulders in churning waters at top speeds for a fun, exhilarating ride!

When you get to the visitor's center, enjoy an elaborate display of Philippine culture as you dig in to a buffet of traditional Filipino dishes. During your meal, enjoy live music played by a local band. Afterward, you’ll be taken back to your hotel.

What's included

  • Day trip to pagsanjan falls
  • Boat ride
  • Life vest
  • Local english-speaking guide
  • Buffet lunch
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by air-conditioned vehicle

What isn't included

  • Gratuities (optional)