Kasibu, Nueva Vizcaya

About Kasibu

The Municipality of Kasibu, Nueva Vizcaya borders the province of Quirino. To its east is the town of Cabarroguis, Quirino. To its west are Bambang and Dupax del Norte, Nueva Vizcaya.

 

 

Kasibu is dubbed as the Citrus Capital of the Philippines for its quality oranges. A variety of species of citrus fruits and crops are also grown here and exported domestically and internationally. Malabing Valley is frequented for orchard tours.

Spelunking is also one of the major activities the town has to offer. One of Capisaan Cave System‘s entry-exit points, the Lion-Alayan Cave System, runs 4.2 kilometers from end to end. With a variety of formations like flowstones, helictites, and speleothems, Capisaan cave is a geologist’s and spelunker’s paradise.

 

People

Simple living may best describe the people living in Kasibu. The locals are friendly, hospitable and helpful.

Major languages spoken in Kasibu are Tagalog, Ilocano, and Ibaloi. Most locals can also speak English.

Indigenous tribes like Ifugaos, Igorots, and Ilokanos mainly inhabit the town.

 

Climate

Kasibu has a typical warm and humid climate with occasional rains, especially during afternoon.

Warmers or jackets can come in handy during nighttime.

 

Tourism

The town of Kasibu is famous for Capisaan Cave (the 5th longest cave system in the Philippines), Edralin Falls, and Malabing Valley.

Please note that primarily for your safety, there should be prior coordination with the provincial tourism office before proceeding to the caves. For more information, feel free to contact the Provincial Promotion & Development Division thru nuevavizcayatourism@yahoo.com or visit the Official Website of Nueva Vizcaya.

 

How to Get to Kasibu

Take a bus headed for Solano, Nueva Vizcaya from Manila. From Solano, take a jeepney ride to Kasibu, which is around 53 kilometers. For your convenience, you may use or hire your own ride to take you there.

Buses headed to Nueva Vizcaya from Baguio are also available daily.

 

Quick Facts


  • Land Area: approx 318.8 sq km
  • Barangays: 30
  • ZIP Code: 3703
  • Dialing Code: 078
  • Popular Nicknames: Citrus Capital of the Province (Nueva Vizcaya), Citrus Capital of the Philippines
  • Official Website: http://kasibu.gov.ph/

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Exploring Alayan-Lion Cave System – Capisaan Cave, Kasibu, Nueva Vizcaya

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