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
5. Divisions

Cities (0)

Municipalities (15)

  • Alfonso Castaneda
  • Ambaguio
  • Aritao
  • Bagabag
  • Bambang
  • Bayombong
  • Diadi
  • Dupax del Norte
  • Dupax del Sur
  • Kasibu
  • Kayapa
  • Quezon
  • Santa Fe
  • Solano
  • Villaverde
Famous For...

Mount Pulag
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.

Dalton Pass
It is where thousands of Filipinos, Americans, and Japanese forces shed their blood during the World War II.

Places of Interest...


Dalton Pass National Shrine
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.

Kirang Pass
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 II.


Villa Margarita Mountain Resort
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.

Nueva Vizcaya Capitol Complex
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.


Mount Pulag National Park
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 pitta.

Mount Palali
Location: Quezon – Bayombong, Nueva Vizcaya
It was once the hunting ground of Bugkalot, Gaddang, and Ifugao tribes. Now, unique flora and fauna inhabit the mountain.

Capisaan Cave System
Location: Brgy. Capisaan, Malabing Valley, Kasibu, Nueva Vizcaya
It is the fifth longest cave system in the country. Inside, one can see rare calcite formations and unique stalagmite and stalactite formations.

Imugan Waterfalls
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.


St. Dominic Catherdral
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 occupation.

St. Vincent Ferrer Church
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.


Panagyaman Festival
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.