Pagadian Airport serves the general area of the City of Pagadian, the province of Zamboanga del Sur and the province of Zamboanga Sibugay. It is located just around 5 kilometers from the city center of Pagadian City. The airport has flights to and from Cebu and Manila operated by one of the country’s budget airlines, Cebu Pacific.
Officially the City of Pagadian, it is the capital city of the Zamboanga del Sur province and the regional center of Zamboanga Peninsula. Pagadian is also the second largest city in the region. While not the usual tourist destination for travelers, Pagadian City has many sights and activities to offer visitors to the city. These include the Dao Dao Islands which was two islands located in Illana Bay popular for swimming, boating and fishing. The city also has several waterfalls such as the Lourdes Waterfalls and Hot and Cold Springs, the Manga Falls and Twin Caves, the Lison Valley Waterfalls and Ditoray Waterfalls.
After visiting and spending your holiday in Pagadian City, here are just a few nearby destinations to add to your itinerary:
Iligan – The City of Iligan is located in the Northern Mindanao of the Philippines. While it is physically located within the Lanao del Norte province, it is independently administered from the province. Iligan is an urbanized city known as the City of Majestic Waterfalls because of the many waterfalls found in the area. The city has 23 waterfalls located within the city limits including the most famous as well as a major landmark of the city, the Maria Cristina Falls.
Cagayan de Oro – An urbanized city and capital of the Misamis Oriental province of the Philippines, Cagayan de Oro is the regional and business hub for Northern Mindanao. The city is popular among adventure travelers for kayaking and white water rafting activities. Cagayan de Oro also has other activities such as horseback riding and zip lining which can be done in the Mapawa Nature Park.
Zamboanga – Located in the Mindanao region, it is the sixth most populated and third largest city by land area in the Philippines. Zamboanga is the commercial and industrial center of the Zamboanga Peninsula Region. The city has numerous landmarks and tourist spots such as Fort Pilar, Great Santa Cruz Island, Pasonanca Natural Park and Pettit Barracks. If you do visit Zamboanga, book your travel around February when the Día de Zamboanga (Day of Zamboanga) is celebrated or on October for the Hermosa Festival celebrating the miraculous image of Our Lady of the Pillar.
Davao City – Also located in the Mindanao region, Davao City is the largest city in the country by land area and the fourth most populated city. It is the center for commerce and trade as well as home of the Philippine’s national bird, the Philippine Eagle – considered to be the largest eagle in the world. A trek to the peak of Mt. Apo is not to be missed. Other activities in the city include river tubing, white water rafting and wakeboarding.
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