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Have you ever been to the breathtaking views up north? Were you able to immerse in their fascinating culture or have seen the charming towns and their friendly locals? 


While we can only dream of waking up in the lush rolling hills of Batanes this holiday season, let this video remind you of it's beauty in the meantime.


Cagayan Province lies in the northeastern most part of Luzon mainland occupying the lower basin of the Cagayan River. It is bounded on the east by the Pacific Ocean, on the west by the Cordilleras, on the south by the province of Isabela and on the north by the Babuyan Channel. It is well traversed by many rivers, with Abulug and Cagayan Rivers as the largest. The province comprises an aggregate land area of 9,003 square kilometers, which constitutes three percent of the total land area of the country and is the second largest province in the region.


See and Do


FARM TOURISM DESTINATIONS

Cagayan City's Farm Tourism Destinations include mushroom production centers, “Gulayan ng Bayan”, orchard farms, prawn hatchery farm, and a fruit farm that allows al fresco dining and pick and pay experience.


BUNTUN BRIDGE


Buntun Bridge is 2.5 kilometers from Tuguegarao City proper. It is the longest river bridge in the country at 1.125 kilometers and offers an unobstructed view of the Cagayan River.


BALAY NA SANTIAGO


Balay na Santiago houses the remnants of the present day urban glory that is Santiago City. The museum showcases a collection of the ethnolinguistic lifestyle of those who made Santiago the melting pot of culture that it is today. It shows a glimpse of the past customs and traditions that have united the multi-race Santiagueños.


CALVARY HILLS AND CHAPEL OF TRANSFIGURATION


Calvary Hills and the Chapel of Transfiguration—located at Dariok Hills, Barangay Balintokatok in Santiago City offers a pilgrimage venue for the Holy Week where life-size Stations of the Cross are presented from the foot of the hill going all the way up to the top where a chapel was so designed to face the rising sun. The Chapel of Transfiguration offers pilgrims a commanding silence befitting a place of worship and can also be utilized for masses and retreat venues.


CALAYAN ISLAND


Calayan Island is a destination for nature and adventure lovers; its waters—the Babuyan Channel and Balintang Channel is home to dolphins and whales. Still in its rare untouched form, the island is best visited during summer for adventure and nature tripping, an island getaway with similar offerings like Batanes.


PALAUI ISLAND: UNTOUCHED PARADISE


Palaui Island in Santa Ana, Cagayan is a protected landscape and seascape managed by the DENR.
Palaui Island was declared as a National Marine Reserve boasting of 21 commercial species of fish with about 50 hectares (120 acres) of undisturbed corals. The island is the tenth entry in CNN's World's 100 Best Beaches list which was publishe

d on May 13, 2013 which remarked the island's "raw beauty". Its northernmost point is the historic Cape Engaño Lighthouse.


PORTABAGA


Portabaga Falls in Sta. Praxedes is one of the tallest falls in Cagayan. Approximately 15 meters in height, it has man-made pools and picnic huts for excursionists as well as accommodation facilities for nature. Sta. Praxedes is 194 kilometers from Tuguegarao City and is about 100 meters from the highway.


CAGAYAN RIVER


Cagayan River is the Philippine’s mightiest watercourse—the longest at about 400 kilometers and widest river in the country. Three major tributaries—Ilagan River, Magat River, and Chico River meet other streams and flow to the Cagayan River. The famous “lurung” fish abound in the river during the rainy season when the river is murky and the fishes swim upstream from the delta at Aparri to spawn. It empties at the Aparri estuary.


SANTA ANA


Santa Anais 158 kilometers from Tuguegarao City. Santa Ana caters to the participants of the Philippine Game Fishing Competition which is being staged yearly along Susay Rock and other parts of the Babuyan Channel. Also in Santa Ana is the Cagayan Special Economic Zone Authority and Free Port (CEZAFP). Palaui Island which is home to the Cape Engano Lighthouse dates back to the Spanish regime and is the only existing lighthouse in the northeastern coast where it has been declared a National Cultural Treasure. Palaui Island has white sand and pebble beach, rich marine resources, and almost raw, uncontaminated environs. It has been declared under coastal environment protection. The giant news CNN has listed Palaui Island on number 10 (the only Southeast Asian beach in the top 10) of its list of the best 100 beaches in the world.


JACKPOT CAVE


The Jackpot Cave is currently the second deepest cave in the country with a surveyed depth of about 115 meters and a surveyed length of 355 meters. The cave is recommended for professionals and with assistance from the Sierra Madre Outdoor Club (SMOC).


A HOLY WORK OF ART


Basilica Minore of Our Lady of Piat (The Lady of the Visitation) is located 35 kilometers from Tuguegarao City. Originally called the Lady of the Holy Rosary, perhaps because the devotees of the Rosary, the Dominican Friars, supposedly brought it from Macao to the Philippines in 1604. This more than four centuries old image was first enshrined in Nueva Segovia now called Lallo. The image is famous in the country and abroad as the Black Mary making Piat the Pilgrimage center in the Cagayan Valley Region.


A TRUE CHAMBER OF SECRETS


Explore massive limestone formations in the Callao Cave located in Peñablanca and try out kayaking, boating, and swimming at the nearby Pinacanauan River.



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