Pagsanjan Falls

Home of the famous falls, Pagsanjan is known to be the tourist capital of Laguna. You can take a boat to go upstream to the Pagsanjan Falls, however, it will be no easy journey as you will encounter 14 upstream rapids during the process.

This is one of the best one day Trip. If you start early in the morning before 8 AM , you can avoid the traffic and can be back by 8 PM evening.

Commuting Routes:

From Manila:

  1. Go to one of the bus terminals below:
  2. Ride an HM Transport/Green Star bus to Sta. Cruz, and get off at Pagsanjan/Jam bus terminal in Barangay Pagsawitan, Pagsanjan, Laguna. The ride takes about 2.5 hours.
  3. Go to Pagsanjan, Lumban, Paete, Siniloan, or Caliraya, you can either:
    • Ride a jeep to Pagsanjan, Lumban, Paete, Siniloan, or Caliraya, and get off at your destination (20 Peso). The ride takes about 20-30 minutes.
    • Ride a tricycle to your destination. (60 Peso per person)

From Dasmarinas, Cavite:

  1. From the Pala-pala Terminal (near Robinsons Place and SM City Dasmarinas), ride a van to Pagsanjan or Sta. Cruz, and get off at Pagsanjan/Jam bus terminal in Barangay Pagsawitan, Pagsanjan, Laguna. The ride takes about 2.5 hours.
  2. Go to Pagsanjan, Lumban, Paete, Siniloan, or Caliraya, you can either:
    • Ride a jeep to Pagsanjan, Lumban, Paete, Siniloan, or Caliraya, and get off at your destination (20 Peso). The ride takes about 20-30 minutes.
    • Ride a tricycle to your destination. (60 Peso per person)

Upon arrival in Pagsanjan , Go to Tourism office for the boats to Pagsanjan Falls. There are boats that could take you directly to the falls , which is popularly known as “Shooting the Rapids”. Standard rate for the boat will be 1250 Peso per head (including Life Jacket, Helmet) and they expect minimum to persons per boat. Boat drivers will expect a tip of 200+ Pesos after the journey. You can also buy them drinks or juices on the way to falls , not mandatory though.

You will be able to change your clothes and keep your luggage with them while you go for Boat ride.

 

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