Top 10 Tourist Spots in Samar

7. Lulugayan Falls and Rapids

Lulugayan Falls

Photo courtesy of lakwatcherang_waray

Lulugayan Falls and Rapids is one of the stunning tourist spots in Samar dubbed as the “Mini Niagara of the Philippines“. It is a series of waterfalls that cascades down the 14-kilometer rapids of Calbiga River. The main falls with the highest drop is wide and very majestic where the plunge pool is good for swimming and cliff jumping. Further atop the main falls offers a beautiful view of the forested lands and the river. The site is about 740 meters away from the jump-off point which may require 30-minute trek on an established trail. Local guides are recommended.

Lulugayan Falls and Rapids is located in Barangay Literon, Calbiga, Samar.

8. Blanca Aurora Falls

Blanca Aurora Falls

Photo courtesy of Regina Rocha

Blanca Aurora Falls is a very attractive falls in Samar which is a favored destination of Samareños and tourists. It may not be as majestic as the others, but it’s very alluring for swimming and cliff diving with wide natural swimming pool below the falls and a swimming lagoon on top of it. Stone cliffs of the falls is of considerable height which makes cliff jumping a very fun doable activity. Tables and cottages are also available for day visitors. Commuters may ride a motorcycle to the falls then a short trek to reach the site.

Blanca Aurora Falls is situated in Barangay Blanca Aurora, San Jorge, Samar.


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