Tinago-an Cave

Useful Information

Location: Barangay Longsob, Oquendo District, Calbayog City 6710, Samar.
From Calbayog City follow AM26 Pan-Philippine Highway, after the bridge turn right at the sign Mapaso Hot Sping. After the Hot Sping foloow road straight ahead to the hamlet Longsob/Miraculous Hot Spring. From the small hamlet Longsob its 1 km/15 minutes walk to the west.
Open: no restrictions.
Fee: free.
Classification: SpeleologyKarst cave
Light: bring torch
Guided tours: self guided
Photography: allowed
Accessibility: no
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Tinago-an Cave is very popular amongst picnickers, as it is very easy to visit. It was named after two men who hid in it for nearly two years because they were wanted by the guerrillas. Tinago-an means hiding place. They came out only at night in search for food.

The site was mentioned on older webpages and seems to be known by the locals, but it is not advertised any more. Instead, nearby Guinogo-an Cave, a river cave which requires wading through a cave river, is promoted.