Nueva Vizcaya Wedding Destination
Nueva Vizcaya –
Mountainside Province of the North
Surrounded by Sierra
Madre Mountain Ranges, Caraballo Mountains, and Cordillera
Mountains, Nueva Vizcaya is fortunate to have vast land
which can be used for agricultural, industrial, and
tourism purposed. As such, the province is now known
as the new alternative destination for outdoor and environment
enthusiasts. But aside from mountains and forests, Nueva
Vizcaya boasts of its historical and religious significance.
The Daltos Pass and the St. Vincent Ferrer Church are
some of its treasured landmarks.
1. Population –
397,837(as of 2007 Census)
2. Land Area – 3,903.9 sq. km
3. Capital – Bayombong
4. Language/Dialect – Ilocano, English, and Filipino
- Alfonso Castaneda
- Dupax del Norte
- Dupax del Sur
- Santa Fe
It is the second highest peak in the country. Aside
from its rich ecosystem, the mountain serves as the
residence of the indigenous Kalanguya, Ibaloy, Kankanaey,
and Karao tribes.
It is where thousands of Filipinos, Americans, and Japanese
forces shed their blood during the World War II.
Places of Interest...
Location: Sta. Fe, Nueva Vizcaya
Back then, Dalton Pass was the only access between Pampanga
and Cagayan Valley, thus making it strategic for offensive
and defensive forces. A commemorative marker was built
at the highest point of the pass in memory of the 17,000
Japanese, American, and Filipino soldiers who died in
battle at the pass during World War II.
Location: Brgy. Kirang, Aritao, Nueva Vizcaya
A monument was built in 1978 by the Rakunsankai Society
of Japan in honor of the fallen Japanese and Filipino
soldiers who laid down their lives during World War
Location: Brgy. Busilac, Bayombong, Nueva Vizcaya
Water from the resort comes from the mountain springs,
which gives a cool, relaxing feeling to swimmers. It
is two hours away from Banaue Rice Terraces.
Location: Bayombong, Nueva Vizcaya
Titled, “Luneta of the North”, this 10-hectare
landscape is carpeted with green grass and elegantly
landscaped. It has a man-made boating lagoon, wishing
well, picnic huts, and sports facilities.
Location: Kayapa – Ambaguio, Nueva Vizcaya
Towering at 2,922 feet above sea level, Mt. Pulag is
the second highest peak in the country. It is a natural
wonderland filled with lush greenery and mossy forest.
It is home to some rare plants like the pitcher plant
and rare animals like the giant cloud rat and whiskered
Location: Quezon – Bayombong, Nueva Vizcaya
It was once the hunting ground of Bugkalot, Gaddang,
and Ifugao tribes. Now, unique flora and fauna inhabit
Location: Brgy. Capisaan, Malabing Valley, Kasibu, Nueva
It is the fifth longest cave system in the country.
Inside, one can see rare calcite formations and unique
stalagmite and stalactite formations.
Location: Brgy. Immugan, Sta. Fe, Nueva Vizcaya
Located between two mountains, it is a 35-foot two-level
falls with a shallow catch basin of mountain spring
interestingly. Trekking, swimming, and fishing are some
of the activities in the area.
Location: Bayombong, Nueva Vizcaya
Destroyed and rebuilt twice, the cathedral maintains
the original 18th Century Spanish-style façade
that it had when it was constructed during the Spanish
Location: Dupax del Sur, Nueva Vizcaya
Constructed in the 16th century, it is one of the oldest
non-reinforced churches in Northern Luzon. Declared
by the National Museum as a "National Cultural
Treasure", the church also houses as underground
museum where one can find centuries-old church artifacts.
Place: Nueva Vizcaya
Date: May 19-24
In celebration of the province’s foundation day,
a weeklong celebration is held with beauty pageant,
trade shows, and agro-industrial fairs.