In this protected area you will be able to enjoy these activities all in one day. It is a colossal arch shaped rock that connects two mountain ridges across sohoton river.
After our tour on the cave we used these kayak to cruise the river going to the natural bridge park.
Sohoton caves natural bridge park. The sohoton natural bridge park is a conservation area and ecotourism site in the municipality of basey known for its outstanding geological features including its natural stone bridge which connects two mountain ridges across a gorge and an extensive cave system with unique limestone formations. Sohoton natural bridge park. It was 2015 when i first traveled to sohoton cave and natural bridge park in basey samar.
The entire experience is still fresh in my memory the rich forest caves limestone formations and the vast natural bridge where we had our boodle fight style lunch. You can go there in your flip flops if you want. Many people think that sohoton is only about caves but in reality the area is an ideal place for all types of nature lovers and adventurers.
Sohoton cave is a show cave which means you don t need any special clothing or equipment to explore it. The cave is ok but the arch natural bridge is awesome. Sohoton caves and natural bridge park is a maze of natural adventures.
It covers the 841 hectares of the 455 700 hectare protected landscape of samar island natural park. The starting point on exploring the sohoton caves and natural bridge park is at brgy wespal. It is just a small portion of the samar island national park covering the 3 provinces namely northern samar eastern.
Sohoton natural bridge natural park snbnp is complete with cathedral shaped caves lush green forests amazing rock and limestone formations and a cold water river that passes through a natural rock bridge. The national park stretches over 841 hectares filled with lush jungle pristine waterfalls the vivid river and numerous limestone caves. And as wonderful as what meets the eye it s also teeming with exotic wildlife.
Among the prized jewels of samar are the golden river sohoton caves and natural bridge located in the midst of the protected sohoton natural bridge national park snbnp in basey. The sohoton visitor s center and eco lodge is where all the registration fees and activities are taken care of. It features caves rivers limestone karts formations waterfalls lush forest as well as a natural stone bridge.
The most famous feature of the park is the natural stone bridge that connects two mountains. About sohoton natural bridge natural park. Sohoton natural bridge national park was established in 1935 to protect the natural limestone structures with its surrounding fauna and wildlife.
It was an interesting half an hour cruise along. The sohoton caves and natural bridge park is a protected natural area about 841 hectares and a tourist attraction within the samar island natural park the natural park features caves subterranean rivers waterfalls limestone formations thick forest and a natural stone bridge. From here we rode a motorized boat along kadak an river also known as the golden river.
A boat trip up the golden river.