Tuguegarao is known as Teague by the locals. This city has been known as the Gateway to the Ilocandia and the Cordilleras, which is the city that is located on the southern border of the province. Here is also where Pinacanauan River empties into the Cagayan River. Here is also where the Sierra Madre Mountains is located too. Therefore, tourists who come here would be fortunate as they will be able to see many famous natural attractions.
The best time to visit Tuguegarao would be between January to April. Just like any other parts of the Philippines, the weather in Tuguegarao does not vary much. The temperature feels hot most of the time with little rain except during the typhoon season. June to July are the hottest months in Tuguegarao with an average temperature of 36 degrees Celcius during the day. The peak season of the city would be in April, November and March. During these months the tourism industry would spike. Therefore, tourists may need to do advanced planning if they would like to come here as the accommodations and other fees might be higher. The flight tickets may be more expensive too.
Laguindingan Airport – The Laguindingan Airport is the main airport that serves the area of Cagayan de Oro, Iligan and a few other provinces such as Misamis Oriental, Lanao del Norte, Bukidnon and also Mindanao. This airport is classified as a Principal Domestic Airport, which is also the second busiest airport in the Philippines. This airport is located around 46 kilometers from the city center, Cagayan de Oro, 57 kilometers from Iligan and only 4.17 kilometers from Laguindingan. This airport has been operating since June 15, 2013. The airlines that operate in this airport is Cebu Pacific, Cebgo, Philippines AirAsia and also Royal Air Philippines.
Tuguegarao Airport – Tuguegarao Airport is an airport that serves the area of Tuguegarao which is also the capital city of Cagayan in the Philippines. The airport is very accessible from the municipalities of Cagayan and northern Isabela as it is located along the Maharlika Highway. Tuguegarao Airport is considered as a major commercial domestic airport. The airport is currently served by PAL Express, Cebu Pacific, Sky Pasada and charter airline Royal Air Charter Service. Cebu Pacific also operates here. Some of the destinations from this airport would be Manila, Basco, Itbayat, Palanan and also charter to Kalibo and Macau. The airport is 1100 square meter. They are undergoing some expansion as the airport does expect more passengers as well as aircraft movement in the future years.
The climate pattern of Tuguegarao is hot all year round as it has a tropical climate. March and April experience the warmest months in a year and the temperature can go up to 38 degrees Celcius. The weather will only be cooler from November to February. The average temperature is around 20 degrees Celcius only. However, it is between these months also that the city is prone to be hit by the typhoon season. Therefore there will be more rainfall, rougher winds and also thunderstorms. It is best to avoid going to the city during these months as it may temper with your travel plans.