connects the western and eastern parts of the Province of Cagayan.  With a length of 1, 098 meters, this roof-truss bridge is the longest river bridge in the country. It offers an unobstructed view of the Cagayan River. click here to know more about Buntun bridge

This prime Philippine Tourist Destination participates in the Orange Your Icon for 18 Days Advocacy Initiative from 25 November to12 December, publicly declaring support to the vision of a

Violence Against Women -Free (VAW-FREE) Community.  

Orange is a bright and optimistic color chosen by the United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon  to symbolize the brighter future of a world free from violence against women and girls. The City of Tuguegarao and the Municipality of Solana declares its commitment in upholding the rights of women and girls  to be valued and respected.

Programs for the Launching of the 18 day VAWC Campaign in region 2

November 24, 2016
Hacienda De San Luis
Cauayan City, Isabela

Day/Time Activity Responsible Person/Agency
November Ground preparation Cauayan City  Tourism Office

c/o Maribel D. Eugenio                                                                                                                         

November 24
8:00 AM Travel To Hacienda De San Luis, Cauayan City DOT Region 2 and media
10:00 ETA at HDSL Final preparation: sound system; others
11:00 Launching Ceremony Program At the launching site
*Prayer LGU Cauayan
*Welcome Remarks LGU Cauayan
*Reading of Project Background DOT GAD Focal Person
*Message by LGU Official
*Message by DOT Official
*Unveiling by all officials; photo ops; video documentation Documentation by DOT;  invitation of  MEDIA and others

November 25, 2016
Buntun Bridge
Tuguegarao City, Cagayan

Day/Time Activity Responsible Person/Agency
November Ground preparation; framing of tarp and installation along the highway on both bridge approach DOT office in coordination with LGU Tuguegarao and Buntun Barangay Officials and Solana Officials
November 25
8:00 AM Travel to Buntun Bridge DOT Region 2 and media and guests officials
8:30 ETA at Buntun Bridge, Tuguegarao Side Final preparation: sound system; etc no chairs
8:45 Launching Ceremony Program At the launching site
*Prayer Romeo G. Caranguian

DOT GAD Alternate FP

*Welcome Remarks LGU Official
*Reading of Project Background Fanibeth T. Domingo

DOT GAD Focal Person

*Message from Benjie De Yro or Emilio Calica re History of Buntun Bridge
OTHERS:LGU PROGRAMS Announcement and introduction of LGU Program by LGU GAD Focal Person
*Message by LGU Officials from Tuguegarao and  Solana Tuguegarao Official

Solana Official

*Unveiling by all officials; photo ops; video documentation

– Tuguegarao Side

– Solana Side

Documentation by DOT Central Office Representative; invitation of  MEDIA and others by DOT Region
9:45 AM Proceed to DOT Office for native snacks

The following are the 18 DOT Attached Agencies and Regional Participating Iconic Tourist Sites.

NCR  =  (1) Fort Santiago, Intramuros Manila
CAR  =  (2) The Mansion, Baguio City
REG.01  =  (3) Hundred Island National Park, Pangasinan
REG.02  =  (4) Buntun Bridge, Tuguegarao City
REG.03  =  (5) Salakot Arch, Pampanga City
REG.4A  =  (6) Rizal Shrine, Calamba Laguna
REG.05  =  (7) Cagsawa Ruins, Daraga Albay
REG.06  =  (8) Miag-Ao Church, Iloilo City
REG.07  =  (9) Cebu Provincial Capitol, Cebu City
REG.08  =  (10) San Juanico Bridge, Sama
                      (11) Mac Arthur Landing Memorial, Palo Leyte
REG.09  =  (12) Paseo Del Mar, Zamboanga Del Norte
REG.10  =  (13) Ma. Christina Falls, Iligan City Lanao Del Norte
REG.11  =  (14) People’s Park, Davao City
REG.12  =  (15) Lake Sebu Seven Falls, South Cotabato
REG.13  =  (16) Surigao City Hall, Surigao Del Norte
IA          =  (17) Plaza Roma, Intramuros Manila
NPDC    =  (18) Rizal Park Visitor’s Center, Manila