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Address: Literon | Literon, Calbiga, Wester Samar 6715, Calbiga 6715, Philippines
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Majestic, Mysterious

To lay down/loosen one's hair is what "Lugay" means. According to local stories about the falls, there lived a woman/fairy who has a very long hair. When the woman lays... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2016
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Tacloban, Philippines
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32 reviews
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Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

The falls is breathtakingly beautiful! But the road and travel in reaching the falls was hellish. I hope the government would pay attention in paving the road to this attraction. Tourists would flock to this area if it would be easier for them to travel here. Not planning in visiting again unless they fix this problem.

Thank imitheos92
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13 reviews
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Reviewed 22 August 2016

To lay down/loosen one's hair is what "Lugay" means. According to local stories about the falls, there lived a woman/fairy who has a very long hair. When the woman lays down/loosens her hair, the locals believe that the volume of water will be so great that the sound of a nonstop splashing of water can be heard even in the... More 

1 Thank ableroad b
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11 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

When i reach the place, i didn't expect that it was breath takingly beautiful. The tour guide help me climb all the way to the upper most part of the falls and assist me do the jump of my life down to the river. The water was cold but yet relaxing. I appreciate the tour guides effort to keep us... More 

5 Thank Emilio T
Makati, Philippines
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57 reviews
28 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

Great view and cool fresh water... However, getting there is like riding a rollercoaster without the safety belt. Hold on for dear life or fall down a muddy path.

Thank thirdylopez
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22 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

I was expecting a mere trickle of water on the falls but was pleasantly surprised that the volume of water on one side was still powerful. When summer comes in Samar, most creeks and springs dry up so of course the waterfalls will dry up too, but this one runs the whole year. I would have loved to swim in... More 

1 Thank Solotaire
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59 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2015

The waterfalls are nice and beauiful, the cascades are very much welcoming to the tourist and even to the explorer. Visiting this site are good but the roads are not and the environmental fee is very expensive its 500php not including the tourist guide and even you can go there by your own they required you to have a tourist... More 

8 Thank Thepoortraveler M
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29 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 June 2015 via mobile

one of the best falls that I've seen. very majestic, unadulterated and serene. before visiting the falls ensure that you have your local permit. it is approximately 16km of rough road from the national highway. a 30 min trekk to the falls is worth it. habal habal/ motorcycle is the only public transpo that i've seen. bring extra clothes, water... More 

3 Thank girltraveller2009
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38 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 17 December 2014

Literon is a small village with huge potential to show off its natural wonder on the Calbiga River. Located at the very end of the 15 km road/jeep track up into hilly farmland, it plays host to travelers healthy enough to ride 'habal habal' on a 125 cc motorbike to hike,view and swim in pools below the upper falls (Lulugayan)... More 

5 Thank Opal10
Quezon City, Philippines
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45 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2014

1 and a half hours away from Catbalogan City where we are staying, our tourist guide brought us to this magnificient falls in Calbiga. I warn you, that 1 and half hours are complete dirt and rocky road, so better rent a car that would comfortably take you there...well probably most of the attractions here in Samar. Upon arriving at... More 

8 Thank MyGillian
Cebu City, Philippines
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249 reviews
170 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 284 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2014

If you visit Samar, try to pass by this Niagara Falls of Calbiga - a 15 kilometer motorcycle ride from the town of Calbiga, Samar. Lulugayan Falls is a mini-Niagara of Samar. It's a river with multi-level falls. It's hard to reach that will take you almost an hour by motorcycle. The road are not completely cemented. Mostly muddy during... More 

7 Thank nathzniel

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