The Callao Cave, Cagayan

Callao Cave
In Tuguegarao City, we chartered a tricycle to Callao Cave jump off, one of the famous caves in the Philippines. Callao Cave is a seven chamber cave in Peñablanca, Cagayan where scientists and experts discovered a 67,000 years old fossilized remains of a Callao Man in 2007, that's thousand years older than the Tabon Man in Palawan. This cave is situated on the Northern foothills of the Sierra Madre Mountains. Peñablanca, the name of the municipality, is a Spanish word which means white rocks because of the limestone present in the area.

Callao Cave Cagayan

Tourist spots in Cagayan

Tourist spots in Tuguegarao City

Callao Cave Church

Callao Cave History

Backpacking Callao Cave

Callao man discovered

HOW TO GET TO CALLAO CAVE:
Via air, you Cebu Pacific and Philippine Airlines has daily trips to Tuguegarao Airport. By land, their are bus lines traveling from Manila to Tuguegarao City. During our trip, we rode in a Victory Liner bus from Kamias to Tuguegarao, travel time: 12 hours.

WHERE TO STAY? CHEAP HOTEL IN TUGUEGARAO CITY:
We stayed at Hotel Joselina, the cheapest hotel we saw online. For a fan room for two, we payed 600 pesos for an overnight stay. You can contact them via their facebook page. To know their location, you can check it on Google Maps, details are updated.

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