Cagayan city is a developing Filipino with a long history of Spanish colonialism and exquisite culinary scene. The name Cagayan de Oro refers to the 'oro' or gold discovered by the Spanish in the river here. One of the most important industries here nowadays is the Del Monte pineapple-processing plant north of town. However, you can find many activities from outdoor adventures such as rafting, hiking, rock climbing and caving to golfing.
Cagayan de Oro is said to be a typhoon-free area. However, there are occurrences of rain showers and some depressions. It is recommended that you visit Cagayan de Oro from March to June, as it is sunny during this time. However, if you prefer to visit during the colourful festivals and street parades, you should go there around the 4th week of August because this is when the Kagay-an Festival takes place. There will be parades, street dancing, trade fairs, and a beauty contest.
Zamboanga International Airport - Zamboanga International Airport (ZAM) is the main airport serving Zamboanga City in the Philippines. The airport is Mindanao's third-busiest airport after Francisco Bangoy International Airport in Davao City covering a total land area of 270 hectares. This airport handles flight to and from destinations such as Cebu, Davao, Tawi-Tawi, Jolo, Manila and Cotobato. Some of the airlines that operate here include Cebu Pacific, Philippines Airlines and Platinum Skies.
Laguindingan Airport - Also known as Laguindingan International Airport (CGY), this airport is the first international airport in Northern Mindanao that serves the cities of Cagayan de Oro, Iligan, and Marawi, as well as the provinces of Misamis Oriental, Lanao del Norte and Bukidnon. The airport is Mindanao's second-busiest airport and is situated 46 kilometres from Cagayan de Oro. This airport handles flights from destinations such as Cebu, Manila, Iloilo, Clark, Davao and Dumaguete. There are four airlines that operate from this airport which are Cebu Pacific, Philippines Airlines, Philippines AirAsia and Royal Air Philippines. There are basic amenities available at the airport such as Wi-Fi, lounge and ATMs. To get to the city, you can take the Super 5 Airport Van and Bus for 100 PHP to Cagayan de Oro. The shuttle will drop you off at the bus station where you transfer to the bus. Alternatively, you can take the jeepney for 13 PHP.
Average temperatures in Cebu vary barely at all. The temperature is always hot with a fair chance of raining year-round. The hot months in Cagayan de Oro happen from April, May, and then June where the temperature may rise up to 33.3°C and dropping below 23.2°C at night. Thus, it may not be very comfortable to travel around if you visit at this time. If you have no problem being in the sun, then you can always visit this tropical destination in the summer.