Republic of the Philippines

City of Cauayan

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 Introductory general feature about the city. Like other towns in the Region with tourism potentials, Cauayan City has Hispanic church and ruins of its grandeur past, the indigenous Gaddang Culture, and other natural tourist potentials awaiting development.


“Let us capture the beauty of the historical and adventurous tourist spot of the “Ideal City of the North” – Cauayan City – the Hacienda de San Luis. It is an eco-tourism spot situated at the conspicuous curve of the Cagayan River of the northeastern part of Cauayan City, Isabela. It is about six kilometers away from Cauayan-Centro driving away on well-constructed roads where you can see the Cagayan River and vast corn farmlands.” Experience Hacienda de San Luis through this travel documentary brought to you by Lester Dave Pua, Cielo Rich Padua, Kathlene Joy Moral, Lovely Nacionales, Mateo Umipig Jr., Mark Denver Rivera, Mae Belle Santos and Heneshy Molina. This video was made as part of their subject Filipino sa Piling Larang as Grade 12 students in Aurora Senior High School, S.Y. 2017-2018. VIDEO URL

Best time of the year to go and why

March 30 to April 13 every year.
Cauayan celebrates its Gawagaway-yan festival – a celebration of the city’s bountiful harvest and merriment for the ethno-linguistic groups in the city. The city produced the longest Cassava Roll measuring 1,250 last 2005.

Major destinations and cultural festivities
1. Gawagaway-yan Festival (March 30- April 13)
2. Mushroom Center & Isabela Green Valley Orchidarium (year round)
3. Cortez & Lindo Fruit(April-May)

Top Five Must Do’s When In The City!

1. Visit to Our Lady of the Pillars Church in Cauayan City and be awed by its modern interiors and preserved brick exteriors.

2. Be prepared for a day of sightseeing, food trip and shopping starting at the mushrooms center in Barangay Tagaran where mushrooms can be bought from mushroom farms and learn about its scientific production and the various by-products produced from mushrooms.

3. Pick and pay your way at the Cortez and Lindon Fruit Farm for rambutan, mangoes, papaya, bananas and (duhat) and enjoy an al fresco lunch of freshly caught tilapia from Cortez fishpond and eat all you can fresh fruits.

4. Another outdoor trip at the Dacuycuy Farms where imported ornamental plans and fruits abound and bring home aromatic and green dwarf Philippine coconut treeLearn the basics of giant freshwater prawn production at the region’s first prawn hatchery farm.

5. Cauayan City celebrates its Gawagaway-yan Festival – a celebration of the city’s bountiful harvest and merriment for the ethno-linguistic groups in the city from March 30 to AprilThe city produced the longest Cassava Roll measuring 1.250 kilometers last 2005. And can stay at the Hotel Andrea and Restaurant, Amity Hotel and Queen Jennifer Hotel and dine at Kusina Kawayan, Kubo kubo sa Kawayan and Ocho Rios Restaurant which are all located at the town proper.

For more travel information, where can visitors contact?

Office of the City Mayor
Tourism Division
Tel/Fax No. 078-652-2017
Email add:
Contact person : Maribel D. Eugenio
Supervising Tourism Operations Officer