GETTING HERE . . .
Tuguegarao City (TUG), the capital of Cagayan, may be reached by plane from Manila (MNL) through the daily flights of Air Philippines and Cebu Pacific.
By land, Tuguegarao City can easily be reached by various air conditioned buses with very comfortable seating capacity in 9-11 hours form Manila.
For independent motorist, take the North Diversion Road and exit at Sta. Rita. Cagayan may also be reached via Ilocos Norte, passing by the picturesque Patapat Bridge.
|Callueng Bus Terminal||794-4097|
|Dagupan Bus Company||844-3738|
|Dalin Bus Liner||880-5067 / (078) 846-2260 / 09065817268|
|EMC Bus Company||846-2196|
|Evelasting Bus||(078) 844-2570 / 09177148268|
|Five Star Bus||09277124349|
|Florida Bus||846-4259 / 846-2265 / (078) 844-5535|
|Heaven Blessed Bus Line Express, Inc.||263-3001|
|JD Dalin Bus||09352760946|
|Northsky Air, Inc.||846-2265|
|Rem Liner Bus Teminal||844-1875|
|Viva Alladin Trans Company||844-1747|
WHAT’S IN TUGUEGARAO . . .
Air-conditioned restaurants, hotel disco, videokes, movie houses, and other amenities are found in Tuguegarao, offering a variety of entertainment, recreation and cuisine. Shops offering souvenirs and native products are found in the two public markets and around Calle Commercio. Convenience stores, boutiques, grocies, and the markets offer a variety of local and imported goods. Fresh fruits and vegetables are available everyday. The genial ibanag and itawes relish visitors. Ilocanos and tagalongs have settled in Tuguegarao comfortably,as many more find that Tuguegarao is a warm and gentle home in the lush Cagayan Valley.
THINGS TO DO . . .
Taste the famous PANCIT BATIL PATUNG of Tuguegarao!
Visit Ibanag Cultural Heritage Sites and other Tourist Destination:
- Carig Regional Center
- Sts. Peter & Paul Cathedral
- Tuguegarao Spanish Horno
- The Buntun Bridge
- Tuguegarao City Rizal Park
- Ermita de San Jacinto Chapel
Have a family picnic and swim at the Pinacanauan River!
Witness the Pavvurulun Festival, Pancit Festival, Nuang-Kabayu Karera, Maskota Street dance and other activities
HOW TO GET AROUND . . .
Vans, buses and jeeps take main roads of Cagayan while tricycle and calesas (horse-drawn carriages with mag-wheel tires) can take you around Tuguegarao City or the other towns. Vans and other vehicles are also available for rent on a daily basis to any point in the province.
ROAM THE CITY . . .
Tuguegarao is one of the cities with the most number of TRICYCLE. These vehicle are colorfully decorated reflecting the vibrancy of its artistry.
The Tuguegarao Calesa is also a popular vehicle among the joyriders.The calesa is a small wooden carriage pulled by a horse.
OFFICIAL LOCAL HOLIDAYS & FESTIVITIES
|January 1||New Year’s Day|
|June 12||Philippine Independence Day|
|June 30||Aggao Nac Cagayan|
|July 1||Sambali Festival|
|August (2nd Week)||Pavvurulun Festival|
|August 16||City Patronal Fiesta|
|November 1||All Saints Day|
|November 30||Bonifacio Day|
|December 18||City Charter Day|
|December 25||Christmas Day|
DISTANCE FROM TUGUEGARAO CITY IN KILOMETERS (Km)
|Calayan||57 nautical mi. North of Aparri|
DISTANCE FROM CITY/MUNICIPAL HALL TO MAJOR PORTS OF ENTRY, IN KILOMETERS
|Ports of Entry||Name/Location||Schedule of Trips||Distance in km.|
|Operating Airport||Tuguegarao City Airport-Pengu-Ruyu||Phil Air-MWFS-3:45pmCebu Pacific-Daily 12:10, Tue/Sat (2flights)||2.125|
|Bus Terminal||VictoryJD DalinEverlastingFloridaGB DalinDeltraBaliuag||Daily – every hourDaily – every 2 hoursDaily – every 6pmDaily – every hourDaily – every 2 hoursDailyDaily||3.14.03.33.220.127.116.11|
|Seaport||Port Irene, Sta. Ana CagayanAparri PortPort San Vicente, Sta.Ana.Cagayan||8980 104|