Brief Description

The chronicled setting of Nueva Vizcaya could regardless be reflected from the lifestyle and customs of its underlying pioneers, which consolidated the Ilongots (by and by called Bugkalots), Igorots, Ifugaos, Isinais, and Gaddangs. The immersion of human progression and the implantation of present-day advancement to the lifestream of the district provoked various pilgrims from the bordering domains, essentially Ilocanos, Tagalogs, Pangasinenses, Kapampangans, among others.

Located around 268 north of Metro Manila, the region is named to be the new elective objective for outdoors and condition fans. Pondered a watershed asylum, it is 70 percent forestlands.


the Sierra Madre on the east, Caraballo on the south, and Cordillera on the west. The territory has a couple of head conduits: Magat, Matuno, Marang, Sta. Fe, and Sta. Cruz. All of these conduits are tributaries of the Magat River which streams into the Cagayan River. The domain is constrained on the north and upper east by the area of Ifugao and Isabela, on the east and southeast by Quirino and Aurora, on the south by Nueva Ecija, and on the west by Benguet and Pangasinan.

Political Subdivision

The locale is considered as one congressional territory and has 15 regions and 274 barangays. Bayombong is the ordinary capital while Solano and Kayapa are it’s the same old thing and summer capital, independently.


The year 2000 enlistment of people for Nueva Vizcaya was selected at 366,692.


The vast majority of the people speak Ilocano, including 66.9 percent of nuclear families.


Nueva Vizcaya is tolerably dry from November to April and for the most part wet during the rest of the year. The most extraordinary temperature ranges from 22-25 degrees Celsius. December and January are the coldest months when the temperature tumbles to around 20 degrees Celsius while the most sweltering months are April and May. Nueva Vizcaya is normally suggested as bog Baguio because of its brilliant environment


The region has basically a cultivating economy with business, trade, and industry adding to its advancement and improvement. Among other major financial activities are developing and steers and swine raising. Fundamental yields are palay and corn. Minor yields are root harvests, vegetables, and natural items. The domain produces quality onions and vegetables every now and again sold in Metro Manila. Oranges and mangoes are by and by huge harvests being conveyed fresh to Asian countries.

Nueva Vizcaya History

The territory of Nueva Vizcaya was named after the people living in the shore of Mar de Vizcaine in Spain. Close to the beginning of the nineteenth century, it was a bit of the colossal “Territorio de Missiones” of the Spanish-controlled governing body of Cagayan, covering the eastern bit of Northern Luzon from Nueva Vizcaya to Aparri including the Batanes Islands.

On May 24, 1839, Governor Luis Lardizabal, upon the direction of the Alcalde Mayor of Cagayan, gave a solicitation making Nueva Vizcaya as an alternate politico-military region. The solicitation was embraced by a Royal Decree on April 10, 1841. Congressperson Pedro Menchaca was the essential chosen agent. The domain had its first taste of normal government in 1902 when it was revised by the Philippine Commission.

The present district of Nueva Vizcaya was the result of changes emanating from the customary creation of the region of Isabela in May 1856, wherein an unimaginable piece of its northern area was given up to them as of late considered domain.

The relationship of the district of Ifugao in 1908 further diminished the zone of Nueva Vizcaya which needed to give up its northwest locale. The investigation executed by the Bureau of Lands in 1914 caused the lessening of its region eventually upon the foundation of the Administrative Code of 1917.

Finally, in 1971, with the section of Republic Act No. 6394, Quirino, by then a sub-district of Nueva Vizcaya, was disconnected from its mother locale and made into an ordinary area. In any case, even with removes of land offered to new rising areas, the locale of Nueva Vizcaya still holds a wide district today.

Nueva Vizcaya Is Famous For

Philippine Citrus Capital

Citrus nourishments developed starting from the earliest stage are available enduring during that time and is caused in the towns of Kasibu, Kayapa, and Ambaguio and can be acquired along the national interstate at Busilac, Bayombong, making Nueva Vizcaya the Citrus Capital of the Philippines. Typical combinations join Perante, Valencia, Clementine, Satsuma, Pongkan, Washington Navel, Pomelo, Calamansi, and others.

Vegetable Produce

Vegetables of different collections find their way in the close by advertising similar to the Metro Manila and Baguio markets.

Rattan Craft

Rattan created works and knickknack things have a lot of the shopping locale of Sta. Fe arranged along the national interstate. Hot-selling things fuse the nearby pasiking, salakot, duyan similarly as sala sets and various others.

Mt. Pulag National Park

It is the most critical top in Luzon and can be found at a workable pace, Nueva Vizcaya.

Cave Exploration

The fifth-longest sinkhole system in the country is found in Kasibu, Isabela. The district boasts of various other sinkhole structures which are the aggregate of the world-class quality.

Dalton Pass Park and Tourism Complex

Arranged in what was once in the past known as the Balete Pass, it is the entry to the Cagayan Valley Region and the Banaue Rice Terraces, eighth Wonder of the World.

Things to Do and see in Nueva Vizcaya


Dalton Pass

An intense piece of an area where Caraballo Sur lands at the south and gets together with the Sierra Madre. Being the principal access among Pampanga and Cagayan Valley, the pass transformed into the region of much frightful engaging during the last periods of WW II and gave declaration with respect to the destruction of right around 17,000 Japanese, American, and Filipino contenders. Dedicatory markers stay by the road’s most raised point, which moreover offers a respectable viewpoint on the headlands. The Dalton Pass National Shrine praises the death of General Dalton by a specialist marksman’s slug during WW II. At 3,000 feet above sea level, Dalton Pass is also the section to the Cagayan Valley Region and the Ifugao Rice Terraces.

Kirang Pass

A milestone to the fortitude of the Japanese and Filipino warriors during WW II, arranged at Barangay Kirang, the locale of Aritao, around 50 kilometers from Bayombong. Worked in 1978 by the Rakunsankai Society of Japan, it was starting late revamped using a dim covered stone, and devotion was engraved in the tablet in Japanese and English. It is like a manner that offers a shocking point of view on reforested mountains and slants.


Mt. Pulag National Park (Kayapa & Ambaguio)

The door to Mt. Pulag, the country’s second-most raised top at 2,922 feet above sea level. Open by foot from the capital town of Bayombong and discovered west towards the farthest point of Nueva Vizcaya and Benguet. The way in Ambaguio town, 20 km. from Bayombong, ensures a substitute kind of an area from a dynamic move to extreme path amidst congested boondocks and cold temperature. Before the zenith lies a locale of Bonzai woods followed by prairies with dominant bamboos. A perfect ecotourism objective, the entertainment focus is home to unprecedented plants

Mt. Palali

1,705 meters above sea level, restricted by the areas of Quezon and Bayombong. At the point when the pursuing ground of the Bugkalots, Gaddangs, and Ifugaos, this extraordinary mountain go offers a radiant viewpoint on the low-lying locale of the region. Its dipterocarp woods contains an exceptional grouped assortment of vegetation (bonsai woodlands, wild orchids, and blooms). It was one after another the mishap site of a WW II Tora-Tora plane.

Capisaan Cave System

The fifth-longest sinkhole system in the country and situated among the best thought to be a geologist’s paradise in view of its moving remarkable calcite improvements and uncommon stalagmite and stalactite courses of action. Inside its four-kilometer length is an underground conduit that fills in as a way to the best bit of this multi-stacked natural hollow. Some bit of the sinkhole arrange is the Lion and Alayan Caves, assessing 4.2 kilometers and for the most part, new hotspots, arranged in Brgy. Capisaan, Malabing Valley, Kasibu town.<br> Tours can be planned with the Sang-at Salug Mountaineering Club or the Provincial Government of Nueva Vizcaya. The spelunking experience visit fuses a ranch visit at Brgy. Malabing, Kasibu, where the acclaimed perante oranges create. Kasibu is around one and a half hours from Bayombong.

Heaven Cave (Brgy. Capisaan, Kasibu)

Features two significant chambers of various calcite improvements and a mezzanine of unadulterated white limestones that must be examined shoeless. Brgy. Capisaan is around four hours by jeep from Solano, on feeder-and-mud soil road

Imugan Waterfalls (Sta. Fe, Nueva Vizcaya)

A 35-foot two-level falls with a shallow catch bowl of restoring mountain spring oddly arranged between two mountains. Trek over streams and conduits radiating from the falls. Value trekking, examination, swimming, calculating, and social dousing. Accessible by a 30-minute move from Imugan Poblacion which is around a little ways from the national interstate.


St. Dominic Cathedral

Spared to transform into the chief place of God in the territory. Wrecked twice and redid in the standard size, it is by and by around twice its interesting size. It keeps up its one of a kind eighteenth-century Spanish style façade

St. Vincent Ferrer Church (Dupax del Sur)

One of the most prepared and most prominent spots of love in North Luzon, created in the sixteenth century as charged by two Augustinian ministers. Declared by the National Museum as a National Cultural Treasure, it incorporates a belltower that is among the town’s well-insured Spanish wilderness tourist spots and a strict display. Alongside the assembly is what is acclaimed as the most settled acacia tree (Semana-saman) in Luzon, planted by travelers from Nueva Ecija in 1880. Reachable in a little manners from Bayombong town authentic.


Villa Margarita Mountain Resort

It lays on moving slants and has spring-supported pools and water slides. The Banaue Rice Terraces, eighth World Wonder, is only two hours away. Discovered someplace in the scope of 260 kilometers from Manila along the Maharlika Highway at Barangay Busilac, Bayombong.

Nueva Vizcaya Capitol Complex

An examination of compositional imaginativeness, the complex worked by Governor Patricio Dumlao has an entertainment focus with abnormal plant species, strong seats and walkways lit with mammoth mercury lights, a water pool, and a man-made lagoon ideal for rowing the lovely downsized vessels that are offered for rent and regulated by a social occasion of blocked pros. Arranged along the national thoroughfare, it furthermore houses the typical working environments of government.


Panagyaman Festival / Nueva Vizcaya Day (May 19-24)

Celebrated with walks, greatness expo, open expos, and agro-current sensible, among others.

Citrus Festival (Malabing Valley, Kasibu; August)

During the good times, visitors are allowed to pick-and-pay in the town’s notable citrus farms

Kalanguya Festival

Commendations the indigenous way of life of the Kalanguya faction in the town of Sta. Fe.

How to Get There

Nueva Vizcaya is around 265 kilometers north of Metro Manila and can become to utilizing cooled transport. Self-ruling drivers may take the North Diversion Road and use the Sta. Rosa Exit.

The going with associations give the vehicle necessities to the Cagayan Valley Region: Air Philippines; CHEMTRAD Aviation Corporation (TUG); SEAIR; MV Ivatan Princess; GV Florida Transport Inc.; Royal Eagle; DANGWA Transport; Baliwag Transit; Victory Liner; EMC Bus Corporation; Auto Bus Corporation; Aladdin Bus Company; Dagupan Bus Company; Delta Bus Company; and Nelbusco.