Nestled in the Cagayan Valley region, Tuguegarao is the capital city of Cagayan province. It is one of the fastest-growing cities in the Philippines. According to the statistic in 2010, it has a total population of 138865 people which marks as the largest city in Cagayan Valley. The city is the center of education, economic, trade, and commerce hub of the region. Tuguegarao is well-known for its majestic view of mountains, caves, and rivers.
Zamboanga and Tuguegarao have two seasons which are the dry season and wet season. Tuguegarao will face its peak season during the dry season which starts from January to April and November. Since the weather is great and less rainfall, the city receives a high number of visitors during the period. Meanwhile, for the rest of the months, the city will experience its low season. During the wet season, the visitors will feel uneasy to visit a few attraction places in Tuguegarao due to the rainy season. Therefore, the best time to visit Tuguegarao is during the dry season.
Zamboanga International Airport - Zamboanga International aerodrome handles the world in Zamboanga town. It serves domestic airlines solely. Among the airlines are Cebu Pacific, Cebu Pacific by Cebgo, Philippine Airlines by PAL categorical and platinum Skies. This aerodrome provides one terminal and a 2,610-meter primary runway. the placement of this aerodrome is found regarding 2 kilometers from the town center. For guests who like better to take a taxi, the fare is going to be around PHP 181.84.
Tuguegarao Airport - Tuguegarao Airport is a major commercial domestic airport that serves for Tuguegarao City’s area. It has one terminal only. This airport handles domestic airlines which include Cebu Pacific, Sky Pasada, Royal Air Philippines and Northsky Air. The distance between this airport to Tuguegarao City is about 4.2 kilometers. For visitors who prefer taking a taxi, the taxi fare will be around PHP 222.30.
Similar to many cities in the Philippines, Zamboanga and Tuguegarao have a tropical climate. Tuguegarao experience the hottest climate in the country. The average annual temperature in the city is 27.2 degrees Celsius. During the dry season, the visitors can comfortably go sightseeing and hiking the beautiful mountains in the city since the weather is warm and humid. Nevertheless, the visitors unable to do outdoor activities during the wet season because rainfall frequently occurs in Tuguegarao.