Transportation

HOW TO GET THERE:

Several bus lines such as DAGUPAN, FLORIDA and NELBUSCO ply the Manila – Maddela, Quirino route daily. Aircon buses also ply the Manila-Santiago (Isabela) route; from the terminal, vans or jeepneys can take you via Diffun, Cabarroguis, Aglipay, Maddela with transfer to Nagtipunan or you may simply stop at Cordon, Isabela and take van heading to Quirino. The bus companies that ply from Metro Manila to Cagayan Valley Route are: FLORIDA, BALIWAG, VICTORY, AUTOBUS, and DELTRA TOURS & DANGWA.

For van transfer, please contact CP No. 0927-289-7734 / CP No. 0917-416-5945

For Airline Companies:

  • CEBU PACIFIC
    • Manila to Tuguegarao – arrival in Tuguegarao is 2:30 p.m. daily
    • Tuguegarao to Manila – departure from Tuguegarao is 3:00pm
    • Manila to Cauyan City – 10:20 a.m. every Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays
    • Cauayan City to Manila – Departure from Cauayan is 11: 20 a.m., MWF
  • AIR PHILIPPINES
    • Manila – Tuguegarao City –Tuguegarao to Manila – departure from Tuguegarao is 10:00 a.m. daily

PRODUCTS/SOUVENIR

WOOD FURNITURE & FURNISHING (Production & Trading)


  • Wood furniture production is the biggest industry in the province
  • Products: ordinary sala sets and antique products, different wood furnishings for houses, offices and the like
  • Indigenous designs and new models were adapted
  • Presence of active Chamber of Furniture Producers Association
  • Marketed to Metro Manila and other provinces
  • Furniture makers are present in the six (6) municipalities of the province
  • Furniture makers in the province are categorized into two structures – the small and medium enterprise
  • Abundant source of wood materials for large scale furniture production
  • Province is suitable for industrial tree plantation
  • Presence of CBFM areas and private plantations  as sources of raw materials
  • Vast Area of G-Melina tree plantations
  • Availability of skilled workers

FOSSILIZED AND SKELETONIZED FLOWER MAKING
(Production & Trading)

  • A blooming industry in the province.
  • Made-up of indigenous raw materials
  • Fossilized and skeletonized flowers are used as gift, holiday/special occasions decors and others
  • Existing industry is categorized as small and medium enterprise

  • SAGUDAY produces food products such as tamarind candy, condol, peanut products, ginger tea and Kamias prunes.

MAPS

QUIRINO’S TOURIST GUIDE


The Philippines is in the center of the Asia- Pacific Region

The Philippines is the gateway to the Southeast Asia and to

WHERE QUIRINO IS?

Quirino province lies on the southeastern portion of Cagayan Valley approximately between 121°55’ to 122°02’   latitude and 15°55’ to 16°38’

PACKAGE TOUR

SPECIAL QUIRINO ADVENTURE

2 DAYS/1 NIGHT

Offer you more on sightseeing & Photography

Additional activity of boating, swimming and picnic lunch by the river, swimming at Maddela Waterfalls & Forest Resort  drop basins, rock climbing at Nagtipunan, caving adventure and photography at Aglipay Caves & Campsite, souvenir hunting and furniture

  • Aglipay Caves & Campsite
  • Governors Rapids
  • Bimmapor
  • Maddela WaterFalls & Forest Resort
  • Susong Dalaga

*Souvenir Hunting

  • Nagbukel Cave

HOW TO GET THERE

Buses like Florida, Nelbusco, Dagupan Trans ply Manila-Quirino every day, more than aircon buses ply the Manila Santiago route daily. Take a Van or Jeepney from the terminal via Diffun, Cabarroguis, Aglipay, Maddela and Nagtipunan

CONTACT INFORMATION

Contact Person: Ms. Aurea V. Martinez

Email: tourismquirino@yahoo.com

Tel no. (078) 692-5088/Mobile no.0917-416-5945

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Here are the proposed Itineraries of travel in Quirino Province for your visit, please have the assistance of the Provincial Tourism Office

SPECIAL QUIRINO ADVENTURE

3 DAYS/2 NIGHTS

Boating, swimming and picnic lunch by the river, swimming at Maddela Waterfalls Forest & Resort drop basins, rock climbing at Nagtipunan, caving adventure and photography at Aglipay Caves & Campsite, souvenir hunting and furniture

1st DAY

  • Nagbukel Cave
  • Susong Dalaga
  • Aglipay Caves & Campsite

2nd DAY

  • Maddela WaterFalls & Forest Resort
  • Governors Rapids

3rd DAY

  • Bimmapor
  • Nagtipunan Park
  • Souvenir Hunting)

HOW TO GET THERE

Buses like Florida, Nelbusco, Dagupan Trans ply Manila-Quirino every day, more than aircon buses ply the Manila Santiago route daily. Take a Van or Jeepney from the terminal via Diffun, Cabarroguis, Aglipay, Maddela and Nagtipunan

CONTACT INFORMATION

Contact Person: Ms. Aurea V. Martinez

Email : tourismquirino@yahoo.com

Tel no. (078) 692-5088/Mobile no.0917-416-5945

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SPECIAL QUIRINO ADVENTURE

2DAYS/1 NIGHT

Boating, swimming and picnic lunch by the river, swimming at Maddela Waterfalls Forest & Resort drop basins, rock climbing at Nagtipunan, caving adventure and photography at Aglipay Caves & Campsite, souvenir hunting and furniture

AM

  • Nagbukel Cave
  • Susong Dalaga
  • Aglipay Caves & Campsite

PM

  • Maddela Waterfalls
  • Governor’s Rapids

AM

  • Bimmapor
  • Nagtipunan Park
  • Mactol Falls

PM

  • Souvenir Hunting(Fossilized and Furniture)

HOW TO GET THERE

Buses like Florida, Nelbusco, Dagupan Trans ply Manila-Quirino every day, more than aircon buses ply the Manila Santiago route daily. Take a Van or Jeepney from the terminal via Diffun, Cabarroguis, Aglipay, Maddela and Nagtipunan

CONTACT INFORMATION

Contact Person: Ms. Aurea V. Martinez

Email: tourismquirino@yahoo.com

Tel no. (078) 692-5088/Mobile no.0917-416-5945

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SPECIAL QUIRINO ADVENTURE

4DAYS/3 NIGHTS

Boating, swimming and picnic lunch by the river, swimming at Maddela Waterfalls Forest & Resort drop basins, rock climbing at Nagtipunan, caving adventure and photography at Aglipay Caves & Campsite, souvenir hunting and furniture

1ST DAY

  • Nagbukel Cave
  • Pusuac lagoon
  • Susong Dalaga
  • Cagot Sunctuary/ Eden Hotspring
  • Addalam River & Ecology Park
  • Aglipay Caves & Campsite

2nd DAY

  • Governors Rapids
  • Maddela Falls

3rd DAY

  • Nagtipunan Park
  • Bimmapor
  • Dipantan Picnic Area & Ecology Park

4th DAY

  • Mactol Falls & (Souvenir Hunting)

HOW TO GET THERE

Buses like Florida, Nelbusco, Dagupan Trans ply Manila-Quirino every day, more than aircon buses ply the Manila Santiago route daily. Take a Van or Jeepney from the terminal via Diffun, Cabarroguis, Aglipay, Maddela and Nagtipunan

CONTACT INFORMATION

Contact Person: Ms. Aurea V. Martinez

Email: tourismquirino@yahoo.com

Tel no. (078) 692-5088/Mobile no.0917-416-5945

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Enjoy the soothing touch of Nature in Quirino Province”

4Days /3Nights Package Tour

Nagbukel, Hotspring, Cagot Sunctuary, AREP, rapids, Falls,Bammapor(, San Pugo, Mactol Falls)option

DAY 1

AM

5:00                 ETA Capitol Plaza Hotel, check in and short rest. Breakfast, meet with

guide and short briefing

7:16 – 9:15       ETD Capitol Hotel, proceeds to the Diffun as the gateway of Quirino.  Arrive in Nagbukel Cave, trek up to the top of the mountain. Enjoy the panoramic view of Diffun including Santiago City.  Nature photography.  Short rest.

9:30 – 9:45      Leave Nagbukel Cave and proceed to Cabarroguis; the Golden Park of the province,

10:45               Arrival to Eden Hotspring. Experience the hot bath at the hotspring and or plunge yourself in its cold water. Proceed to Cagot Sanctuary in Eden; Cagot is a softshelled turtle found in the river of Eden.  Recommended for educational research for the students.  Sightseeing and photography. Pack Lunch

P.M.

1:30                 Leave Cagot Sanctuary drop by at the Addalam River and Ecology Park (AREP), sightseeing and photography, proceed to Aglipay Caves & Campsite, arrival at ACC, short briefing with guide, explore the hidden beauty of the caves, learn about the cave’s geology, adventure photography, eco –walk/trail.

5:00 –               Drive back to Hotel, drop by at the fossilized flower makers for souvenir hunting, or visit the OTOP hauz, where you can find the Quirino’s pride, its handicraft products. Short rest, dinner and rest overnight (RON).

DAY 2

AM

6:00 – 7:00      Breakfast (Resto Park or Capitol Hotel – Buffet)

7:00 – 8:00       Check-out.  Meet with guide and proceed to Governors Rapids

9:00                 ETA to governor’s rapids, boating, feasts your eyes into the magnificent limestone rock formation along the river, a replica of the Palawan limestone formations. Photography, and explore the caves in governor’s rapids.

11:00-11:45     Departure from Governor’s Rapids and proceed to the town proper for lunch in the restaurant or packed lunch at the Maddela Waterfalls.

PM

12:00-12:30     Arrival to Maddela Waterfalls and Forest Resort, lunch.

Hiking up to the 7th stage of the pool, plunge into the crystal cool water of the falls, Photography.

4:00-4:30         Departure from Maddela Falls and proceed to Villa Caridad Hotel located in Maddela.

4:30-4:45         Checked In to Villa Caridad Hotel & Restaurant. (For accommodation information, please see attached annexes)

Short rest, and early dinner (Buffet)

Rest Overnight

DAY 3

AM

7:00 – 7:30      Breakfast (set meal)

7:30                 ETD from Villa Caridad Hotel and proceed to Nagtipunan, drop by at the municipal park for photography, sightseeing to the panoramic view of Ponggo Valley

Proceed to Bimmapor, wander into the stone flakes at the Bimmapor environs, photography, sightseeing and/or swimming in the river (snacks) Rock climbing in the wall of the Bimmapor.

11:00               Leave Bimmapor and proceed to Dipantan

11:30               Arrival to Dipantan Natures Park, Picnic/Rest, commune with nature.

Lunch at the park.

PM

2:00 –               Leave Dipantan Nature’s Park and drive back to Hotel.

Rest, KTV and billiard, early dinner at the Maddela’s Point and

RON

DAY 4 (Optional tour)

AM

5:30 – 6:00      Breakfast, (with the guide-optional)

6:00-                ETD Hotel and proceed to San Pugo’s pride, the Mactol Falls, located at

the barangay San Pugo, Nagtipunan.  A breathtaking waterfall with

approximately 22 meters high with its perfect round drop basin.

10:00 –            ETA Mactol Falls, hiking and trekking down to the falls, swimming, diving, photography,  sightseeing and lunch

3:00                 Departure from Mactol Falls back to Hotel

6:00p.m.         Short rest , dinner, and checked out

Leave Quirino province

Home Sweet Home

Day Tour Itineraries (optional tours)

  1. 1. SIERRA MADRE HIKING & ADVENTURE

AM  (Day 1)

5:00 A.M.        ETA Villa Caridad Hotel & Resort, check – in. short rest.

7:30                 Meet with guide, short briefing and proceed to Tilitilan and/or Dioryong, Nagtipunan.  Hiking, trekking to Sierra Madre mountain ranges, natures’ hunt, commune with nature, enjoy the sight and sounds of the hidden beauty of nature. Feast your eyes into the big and old grown trees that serves as the lungs of Quirinians. Overnight  in the forests like a cast away. Bonfire. Experience the deafening  silence in the heart of of Sierra Madre Mountain.  Rest Overnight.

Day 2

6:00 a.m.         ETD in Sierra Madre. Hiking back to the Dioryong.  Back to Hotel. Rest. Leave Quirino Province. Home sweet home.

  1. 2. MOUNT ANAQUAO HIKING & ADVENTURE – Quirino’s Highest Peak

AM  (Day 1)

5:00 A.M.        ETA Villa Caridad Hotel & Resort, check – in. short rest.

7:30                 Meet with guide, short briefing and proceed to Mount Anaquao,

Found in Villa Gracia, Maddela, Quirino. The mountain is viewd as the real blue mountain traveling from north facing south witn an elevation of 1,770 meter above sea level (asl). The forest vegetation of Mt. Anaquao is virgin and rich with biodiversity resources worth visiting in an exciting  climbs.

Mt. Anaquao, is a portion of the heartland in the Sierra Madre mountain ranges refreshing one’s tour to the seaside in Aurora province via southern Quirino’s trading  center Dioryong, Nagtipunan.  Hiking, trekking to Sierra Madre mountain ranges refreshing one’s tour to the seaside in Aurora province via southern Quirino’s trading centers in Maddela town. Recreational and educational accounts would make the difference at the slopes and peaks of this great mountain that wonders of nature could bring to young and old alike.

Day 2

6:00 a.m.         ETD in Mt. Anaquao.  Hiking back to the barangay proper of Villa Gracia, Maddela. Back to Hotel. Rest. Leave Quirino Province.

Home sweet home.

“Huwag maging dayuhan sa sariling bayan”


Prepared by:

Jonafe Flora Ulila

Tourism Staff