Top 10 things to do in Tuguegarao City

  1. Callao Cave
    Peñablanca, Cagayan
    This limestone cave system is a popular destination for spelunkers and nature lovers. It features seven chambers, including the Chapel Chamber where a natural skylight illuminates an altar-like formation. Visitors can also take a boat ride along the Pinacanauan River to reach the cave entrance.
  2. Buntun Bridge
    Tuguegarao City, Cagayan
    This 1.1-kilometer bridge spans the Cagayan River and offers stunning views of the surrounding mountains and water. It is a popular spot for taking photos and enjoying the sunset.
  3. Palaui Island
    Santa Ana, Cagayan
    This beautiful island is a nature lover's paradise, featuring white sand beaches, crystal-clear waters, and lush forests. It is also home to a lighthouse, a century-old church, and a marine sanctuary where visitors can snorkel and see a variety of marine life.
  4. Cagayan Provincial Museum and Historical Research Center
    Tuguegarao City, Cagayan
    This museum showcases the rich history and culture of Cagayan province, with exhibits on the region's indigenous peoples, Spanish colonial era, and World War II. It also has a collection of artifacts and artworks from local artists and craftsmen.
  5. Basilica Minore of Our Lady of Piat
    Piat, Cagayan
    This centuries-old church is a pilgrimage site for Catholics, who come to venerate the image of the Black Virgin Mary. It is also known for its intricate architecture and beautiful stained glass windows.
  6. Sierra Cave
    Penablanca, Cagayan
    This cave system is known for its unique rock formations, including stalactites, stalagmites, and columns. It also has a natural pool that visitors can swim in. The cave is accessible via a short trek and requires a guide.
  7. Crocodile Island
    Aparri, Cagayan
    This island is named after the crocodile-shaped rock formation that can be seen from the shore. It is a popular spot for swimming, snorkeling, and diving, with a variety of marine life to see.
  8. Magapit Suspension Bridge
    Lal-lo, Cagayan
    This 0.76-kilometer bridge spans the Cagayan River and is the longest suspension bridge in the Philippines. It offers panoramic views of the river and the surrounding landscape. Visitors can also take a boat ride along the river to see the bridge from a different perspective.
  9. Tuguegarao Cathedral
    Tuguegarao City, Cagayan
    Also known as St. Peter Metropolitan Cathedral, this church is the seat of the Archdiocese of Tuguegarao. It is one of the oldest churches in the Philippines, with a history dating back to the Spanish colonial era. It is known for its Baroque-style architecture and beautiful stained glass windows.
  10. Capisaan Cave System
    Kasibu, Nueva Vizcaya (near Cagayan)
    This cave system is one of the largest in the Philippines, with over 200 known caves. It features underground rivers, waterfalls, and rock formations. Visitors can explore some of the caves with a guide, but advanced spelunking skills are required for others.