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Provinces & Destinations - Quirino

Capital :Cabarroguis

Area and Location
Quirino occupies a total land area of 3,057.18 sq. km. The area is approximately 8.4 % of the total regional area and about 1.02% of the total land area of the country. The province is located at the southeastern part of Cagayan Valley .

Geographic Profile
The Sierra Madre Mountain Ranges provides a natural barrier on the eastern and southern border and the Mamparang Range on the western part of the province. The province is generally mountainous. About 80% of the total land area is covered by mountains.

WHAT TO SEE

Aglipay Caves
Cabarroguis
A series of 38 caves, seven of which have already been developed for tourism, offering tourists an interesting contact with nature. Located in an area of undulating hills and rich forest preserve, the caves also feature an underground river.

Aglipay Town
Aglipay
A historic town which got its name from Fr. Gregorio Aglipay, a Philippine Independent Church Priest who rebelled against the Spanish colonizers.

Araw ng Quirino
Province-wide
Various tribes participate in this event commemorating the birth of the province.

Bisangal Waterfalls
Madella
A waterfalls situated in a virgin forestland and considered as a haven for wildlife and endangered species.

Cabarroguis Falls
Cabarroguis
This particular waterfall is one of the many natural attractions in the province where there is good potential for tourism development. At present the site can offer natural setting for its visitors.

Governor Rapids
Maddela
The site offers swift turbulent crystal clear water ideal for different water activities such as river rafting. The place is also famous for its giant perpendicular wall of limestone jutting out from one side of the Cagayan River framing the Sierra Madre

Nagbukel Cave
Along The National Highway In Diffun
It is a dome shaped mountain frequented by domestic tourists during the Holy Week. Ideal for hiking and picnicking.

Nagtipunan Town
Nagtipunan
A place ideal for eco-tourism with its virgin forests. The area is currently being developed as a gateway to Quezon province.

Pongo River Valley
Maddela
The river valley is a natural area that offers scenic opportunities and perhaps some nature activities to the visitors.

Upper Cagayan River Basin
Nagtipunan
The source of the Cagayan River and is presently undergoing development as a camp and picnic grove.

Victoria Falls
Barrio Sangbay, Nagtipunan
Believed to be one of the sources of Cagayan River that cuts the valley into two and ends at the Aparri delta.

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