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Samar’s beauty lies not with their flashy accommodation or state-of- the-art man-made attractions; it’s going “back to basics”. Reveling in the God-given nature-based products scattered around the province. Samar is home to Asia’s 2nd largest cave system – the Langon-Gobingob Caves in Calbiga, as well as the world-renowned Sohoton Caves and Natural Bridge. Experience a thrill of the Ulot River Torpedo Boat Ride in Paranas and indulge on the succulent Tenani cuisine. You can also find majestic Rock Formations in Marabut, and kayak on them, too. Then have a restful evening amid the sounds of cicadas at the Caluwayan Palm Island Resort. Learn about mangroves by trekking through the 750 hectares Mangrove Forest Safari in Pinabacdao, Samar’s agricultural capital, or at the San Juan by the Bay while eating out at floating cottages with a view of the San Juanico Bridge.Samar’s his also a hub for foodies. Try the famous tamales and a variety of Pili-based delicacies in Catbalogan City. Head over to Calbayog City’s food circuit which includes the succulent Tinapa and Alimango (Mud Crabs). 

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