Duration: 9 hours
TRIVIA: The closing scene of the 1979 Francis Ford Coppola movie “Apocalypse Now” were filmed here, with some remnants of the film sets still visible at the Falls.
The Pagsanjan Falls is one of the most famous waterfalls in the Philippines accessible only by dugout canoe. As your boatman takes you upstream the sight of lush greenery and cliffs unfold. The first fall is 20 minutes away and at the second, main fall the water explodes from 70 feet above. A bamboo raft will take you under this waterfall, a fantastic experience! Your return trip downstream is also exciting as you “shoot the rapids”!
The (optional) pulling of the bamboo raft under the waterfall stream itself is NOT ADVISABLE FOR YOUNGER CHILDREN. The sound of the cascading water, in combination with the inevitable screams of excitement of fellow passengers and being on a bamboo raft can be frightening.
P.S. Please be warned that some boatmen on the Pagsanjan River may seek to increase their income by pressurizing you for a higher than average tip. You are not obliged to give a tip unless you think it is appropriate. The service for the boat, including boatmen, has already been paid by Filipino Travel Center Corp. Theit service is regulated by the local government authorities and do not fall under our jurisdiction.
Pagsanjan Gorge & Falls
Pricing1 person : ₱ 12,790.00
2 person : ₱ 7,560.00 per person
3-8 person ; ₱ 6,090.00 per person
08:00 – 09:30 am (depending on your choice of departure time upon booking) your private, chauffeur driven car with airconditioning will conveniently pick you up from your hotel to drive about 2.5 hours South of Manila to the town of Pagsanjan.
The Pagsanjan Falls is one of the most famous waterfalls in the Philippines, accessible only by dugout canoe. As your boatman takes you upstream the sight of lush greenery and towering cliffs unfold before you. The first fall is 20 minutes away and at the second, main fall (a 25 minutes further on , not reachable at high water) the water explodes from 70 feet above, Here, a bamboo raft will take you under this waterfall, a fantastic experience!
Your return trip downstream is also exciting as you “shoot the rapids!” your boatman will skillfully maneuver the boat between the rocks and boulders until you return to the calm river of Pagsanjan.
Time to change clothes and enjoy the provided lunch.
After sometime for relaxing we head back to Manila and drop you off at your hotel around 06:00 pm, latest.