Beyond level 5, Aguinid Falls is unspoiled, green

ALL TO OURSELVES. We went past the crowded lower levels to enjoy a dip in level 7 of Aguinid Falls.

A regular climb to Aguinid Falls in Samboan, Cebu entails going up the pathway created by the flowing water as it makes its way down from the fifth level to the sea. Beyond the fifth tier, however, the falls go up three levels more. There, beyond the reach of the regular climbers, nature is raw,…

Aguinid Falls offers a different kind of thrill

AGUINID FALLS. Other waterfalls may be taller or more majestic but none can compare to the total experience of climbing up the many levels of Aguinid Falls in Samboan, Cebu. This is level 5, the topmost section.

Going up Aguinid Falls was a climb of many thrills: wading in the flow or swimming where the water pools, stepping from rock to rock, climbing alongside that falling sheet of liquid or meeting it head-on, pausing to take a shower.

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The fourth of the five-tier Aguinid Falls in Samboan, Cebu.

With several waterfalls thriving in the hills and forested areas of Samboan, no doubt a journey to this humble town begins and ends with a splash. It’s not always about the quantity, of course, but talk about flowing waters — from loud, shallow currents to inviting hushed cascades — it’s on these God-given gifts that…