Saturday, January 10, 2009

THE LANGUN GOBINGOB CAVE (Calbiga,Samar Philippines)

SAMAR ISLAND GUIDE: EXPLORER JONI A. BONIFACIO TEL: 055-2512301
CELL:09192943865 / 09159903553

WEBSITE: www.bonifaciojoni.blogspot.com
































VIDEO CALBIGA CAVES:


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8TH EXTREME CAVING 2012

Caving Date:
MAY 25-27, 2012

Days:
FRIDAY TO SUNDAY

3 DAYS CAVE EXPLORATION
2 NIGHTS INSIDE THE CAVE


The Caves:
THE LANGUN-GOBINGOB CAVES

Place:
CALBIGA, SAMAR PHILIPPINES

Dear fellow cavers,

Are you the type of person who wouldn’t dream of littering, exploiting endangered species, offending your environment and natural heritage, or the type of person who simply enjoy the breathtaking sceneries and take pictures of the different extra-ordinary rock formations, or just enjoy being in the wilderness that will momentarily take you away from the buzz ling life of the city?

Why not join the 8TH EXTREME CAVING 2012 organized by the Trexplore Adventure Club featuring the country’s biggest cave, the Langun – Gobingob in Calbiga, Samar to be held on MAY 25-27, 2012(FRIDAY-SUNDAY).

Our goal is to promote the great potential of Samar caves in the eco-tourism industry and at the same time, boost awareness in our drive to conserve and protect its archaeological importance.

Maximum of 30 participants will be accepted nationwide on a first come, first served basis of discipline mountaineers, cavers, and environmentalist which will include young professionals, nature lovers, teachers and government employees.

For 3 days cave exploration and 2 nights stay inside the cave, a fee of Php 2,000.00 per person will be collected by the Secretariat upon registration to cover expenses which will include id’s, certificate of exploration, t-shirt, souvenier kits, transportation within Calbiga, entrance fees, Mayor’s permit, Calbiga local tour guide and Trexplore guide.

We would like you to shoulder your own food for the duration of the trip. Bring also with you Caving equipments: like caving helmets, suits or clothes, headlights, flashlights, candles, dry bags,bouyancy aid ,sit harness, garbage bags extra batteries and bulbs, and Camping equipments: like tents, sleeping mat and sleeping bags, camping stoves and cook set, trekking shoes and trekking sandals, camera etc.,

For RESERVATION. Please inform the Secretariat by mail or by telephone for your confirmation. You can also call or text at (Smart)0919 2943 865 (Joni)or (Globe) 09159903553(For Rhine) or email us at trexplore@yahoo.com or trexplore2@yahoo.com. You can also visit at our office:

TREXPLORE THE ADVENTURES
Abesamis Store Allen Ave.
Catbalogan,Samar 6700
Tel: 055-2512301
Cel: (Smart) 0919-2943865
(Globe) 09159903553
Email: trexplore@yahoo.com
trexplore2@yahoo.com

REGISTRATION: 2,000 PER PERSON
INCLUSION:Certificate/Caving Kits,T-shirts
Transportations,Entrance Fee, Mayor's Permit, DENR Permit,
Local Guide and Trexplore Cave Guide,Photo Documentations, Caving Certificates

LEGEND / OPTIONS :

REGISTRATION FOR FILIPINO CITIZEN PHP 2,000.00
REGISTRATION FOR FOREIGNER PHP 2,500
RENT CAVING AND CAMPING EQUIPMENTS "3 DAYS USE" PHP 1,000.00
FOOD FOR 3 DAYS PHP 1,000.00
PORTER FOR 3 DAYS PHP 1,000.00

DEADLINE REGISTRATION : MAY 15, 2012


NOTE:

PAYMENT NON-REFUNDABLE & NON-TRANSFERABLE
NO SMOKING AND DRINKING ALCOHOL DURING THE CAVING EVENT
NO BATH SOAP & NO LOUD MUSIC


For more information you can visit our website :

www.samarextremecaving.blogspot.com

www.freewebs.com/trexplore/

http://experiencecalbigacaves.blogspot.com/

http://3rdspelunking.blogspot.com/

http://gma7calbigacaves.blogspot.com/


:CAVING ITINERARY:
<8TH EXTREME CAVING 2012/strong>

MAY 25, 2012 (FRIDAY)

DAY 1

7:00 AM Registration (KAUNAN SA TULAY CALBIGA)
8:00 AM Arrival of Participants
9:00 AM Welcome Drinks
11:00 AM Lunch time (KAUNAN SA TULAY)
12:00 NN Orientation
1:30 PM Depart Calbiga to Brgy. Panayuran
2:00 PM Arrive Brgy. Panayuran
2:05 PM Start trekking to Langun Gobingob Caves
3:00 PM Arrival 1st Viewing deck (Overlooking
Entrance Langun Gobingob Caves)
3:30 PM Depart to Entrance Langun-Gobingob Cave
4:00 PM Arrival Entrance Gobingob Cave
* Preparing caving equipments
* Pm Snacks
* Safe caving tips
5:00 PM Depart entrance to Gobingob chamber
* Trekking inside Gobingob chambers
* Giant stalagmites formation
* Giant flowstone formation "THE STAGE"
6:30 PM Arrival IST GOBINGOB-CAMPSITE "The Football Chamber
inside Gobingob Cave"
* Set a camp
* Cooking for dinner
* The subterranean watercourses
* Blind Fish,Cave Crikets and Cave Spider
* Gobingob natural pool (Swimming Underground)
7:00 PM Dinner time
8:00 PM Preparing for Caving (Bring Daypack)
8:30 PM Start Caving (NOTE: Advance caver only)
* Explore Upper Gobingob Cave Chambers (DRY CAVE)
* Trekking and Climbing inside the cave
* Boldering and Rock Climbing
* The Bitong mahangin (Gobingob-Dead ends)
* Giants stalagmites formation
* Beautiful flowstone formation
11:30 PM Arrival "Dead end" Upper Gobingob chambers
12:00 MN Depart (Back to Gobingob-Campsite)
3:00 AM Arrival campsite area
3:30 AM Sleep zzzzzzzzzzz

MAY 26,2012 (SATURDAY)

DAY 2

7:30 AM Wake-up Call
8:00 AM Breakfast
8:30 AM Break the Camp
9:00 AM Depart Gobingob Chamber to Langun Chamber
10:00 AM Decending in Vertical cliff (40m deep)
* Rappelling (Advance caver only)
12:00 NN Arrival at Tita Cave (Muddy Chamber)
* Giants Chandeliers
* Numerous Stalactites
1:00 PM Arrival Langun chamber (Muddy Chambers)
* The Mother of all Chambers
* Pothole 300 meter high "DAYLIGHT"
* Guano Mountain
1:30 PM Arrival 2ND CAMPSITE in Langun Chamber
* Set a camp / Cooking Lunch
* Lunch time / Relaxing
* Rappelling / SRT
* Bats and Birds watching
6:00 PM Preparing for Snacks and Prepare for
Extreme Caving in Lower Langun Chambers
(Advance Caver Only)
6:30 PM Dinner in 2nd Campsite
7:00 PM Safe caving tips
7:30 PM Depart campsite to lower Langun Chambers
* The Snake Room (THE SNAKE PIT)
* The Natural Water Terraces
* Mud Mountains (Mud Climbing)
* Blind Fish and White Crabs
* The Subterranean watercourses
* River Crossing
( River Trekking and Swimming)
* Water falls and Swimming Pools in langun
* Mud Trekking
8:00 PM Arrival at Langun Subterranean river
* River trekking * Swimming
9:30 PM Arrival Lagun Water Falls
10:00 PM Arrival Dead end lower Langun Cave
10:30 PM Arrival mud Mountain (Mud Climbing)
11:00 PM Arrival Cave pools (swimming)
11:30 PM Mud Tunnels (mud trekking)
12:30 AM Arrival DEAD ENDS langun chambers
1:00 AM Depart Dead end Upper Langun Chambers
2:30 AM Arrival at Subterranean river
* 200 meters swimming
3:30 AM Arrival 2nd Campsite
4:00 AM Sleep zzzzzzzzzz

MAY 27,2012 (SUNDAY)

DAY 3

7:00 AM Wake-up Call
8:00 AM Breakfast
8:30 AM Break the Camp
9:00 AM Depart Langun Cave to Mapaso Springs
* Jungle trekking * Mountain Climbing
11:00 AM Arrival in Mapaso Springs / Swimming and Washing
12:00 NN Packing / Depart Mapaso Springs to (ANGELINA'S EATERY)
12:30 Arrival (ANGELINA'S EATERY) "LUNCH"
1:00 PM Depart to Lulugayan Falls in Brgy Literon
1:30 PM Arrive Brgy. Literon Trek to Lulugayan Falls
2:00 PM Arrive Lulugayan Falls / Swimming
4:00 Pm Depart Lulugayan Falls to Angelia's Eatery Calbiga
5:00 Pm Arrive Angelina's Eatery /Distribution of Souviner kits,Certificate and T-s
6:00 PM END OF "8TH EXTREME CAVING 2012"

HAPPY CAVING !!! HOME SWEET HOME....

WEBSITE:

http://www.dutchpickle.com/
http://www.bonifaciojoni.blogspot.com/
http://www.freewebs.com/trexplore/
http://experiencecalbigacaves.blogspot.com/
http://3rdspelunking.blogspot.com/
http://gma7calbigacaves.blogspot.com/



SEE YOU UNDERGROUND !!!!

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