Cagayan de Oro or CDO as popularly called the city of golden friendship bounced back after the massive devastation brought by typhoon sendong. The catastrophic event has been the worst ever recorded in the city but the city has picked up the pieces and move forward with the slogan “It’s A Go for CDO”.
CDO is considered as the bustling metropolis of the south and the centre for all financial trade in the whole of northern Mindanao. The city is just about 5 hour drive to Davao (Philippines biggest city) and home to major tourist destinations Mindanao could be proud of. To name a few, there’s the most popular tourist destination Camiguin Island, Asia’s biggest statue of Sacred Heart in El Salvador, Alibuag Dive resort, Ostrich Farm, Camp Philips Pineapple Plantation, Dahilayan Adventure Park, White water rafting, Jatico Multiple Zipline, F.S. Catanico Falls, Macahambus cave, Lim Ket Kai Mall (the pride of Mindanao), Mc Arthur Park and San Augustine Cathedral.
If you want to witness colourful festivities, Kagay-an Festival will always be held every 27th to 28th of August. The city’s annual celebration honours San Augustine as the city’s patron saint. The celebration showcases Cagayan’s unique hospitality and grandiose welcoming. Witness Street dances and beauty parades that is truly unique the Kagay-anon way.
And when you left CDO, don’t you ever forget to add your sweet memories with special delights of pasalubong at CDO’s best: Slers Ham, Peanut Kisses, Vandeep pastel, Del Monte fresh pineapples and other tropical fruits at Divisoria Fruit stand.
CDO has always been the best place to visit the whole year round, progress and development will always be splendid in your sight as it commune with nature with gentle breezes of fresh air your lungs can still savour. Because Cagayan de Oro residents moved to embrace progress akin to nature.
So by the time you take your first step at CDO Lumbia Airport, our smile starts to bloom to where golden friendship starts to blaze.
Where to stay : Cagayan de Oro Hotels
Flights to Cagayan de Oro: Check the latest
Four airlines fly to Lumbia Airport (CGY): Cebu Pacific, PAL Express, Zest Airways, and Philippine Airlines. The most popular service is to Manila, though there are flights to Cebu and Davao, too. International travelers will find themselves stopping in another city, like Manila, before arriving at the airport, since it has no customs facilities. Cebu Pacific operates the most daily flights to and from Lumbia Airport (CGY).
for more info. Visit Cagayan de Oro Tourism page