Sunday, February 17, 2013

Ilocos Norte 3D/2N DIY Itinerary

“Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.”  Dalai Lama XIV
Below was our actual itinerary, expenses and contact persons. I had 6kPhp budget with me and was able to stretch it with everything.


Day 0
1850H - ETD Partas Pasay

Day 1

0400H - ETA Vigan
0800H - Start of Tour (Crisologo Museum, Syquia Mansion, Loom Weaving, Baluarte, Hidden Garden, Pinagburnayan Jar Making, Bantay Bell Tower / Cathedral, Plaza Burgos, Plaza Salcedo, Vigan Cathedral, St. Pauls Cathedral, Calle Crisologo)
1400H - Back to Green R Hotel - REST! ;-P
1800H - Calle Crisologo / Buy Pasalubongs
2000H - Back to Green R Hotel - Sleep mode!

Day 2

0500H - ETD Vigan
0630H - ETA Laoag
0700H - Breakfast / Start of Tour (Sinking Bell Tower, Fort Ilocandia, Paoay Sand Dunes, Paoay Church, Paoay Lake, Malacañang of the North, Ferdinand Marcos Museum & Musoleum, Museo de Ilocos Norte)
1200H - ETD Laoag
1400H - ETA Pagudpud / Check-in Cathy's Resort
1430H - Start of Pagudpud North Tour (Kabigan Falls, Paraiso ni Anton, Aqua Grande, Patapat Via Duct, Timatang Rock, Bantay Abot Cave, Blue Lagoon)
1800H - Back to Cathy's Resort - Rest/Sleep mode!

Day 3

0800H - Start of Pagudpud South Tour (Bangui Wind Mills, Kapurpurawan Rock Formation, Cape Bojeador Lighthouse)
1100H - ETD Pagudpud
1200H - ETA Laoag
1300H - ETD Laoag
0100H - ETA Manila - Home Sweet Home!


group (2pax)     per/ head
Partas Bus Fare1364682
Green R Hotel1500750
Stop-Over Food6030
Tricycle GreenR-Crisologo2010
Crisologo Museum Donation2010
Tricycle Crisologo-Syquia2010
Syquia Mansion Entrance4020
Tricycle Rent300150
Loom Weaving-
Plaza Salcedo, Vigan Cathedral, Plaza Burgos-
Plaza Maestro-
Burgos Museum-
Pagburnayan Jar Making Donation4020
Hidden Garden-
St. Pauls' Cathedral-
Bantay Bell Tower-
Bus Vigan - Laoag274137
Breakfast 95
Driver Breakfast9145.5
Tricycle Rent700350
Paoay Sand Dunes1500750
Marcos Musuem Entrance10050
Malacañang of the North Entrance6030
Ilocos Museum10050
Bus Laoag - Pagudpud12060
Tricycle Bus Station - Homestay5025
Cathy's Resort (w/ Free Breakfast)1000500
Tricycle North Tour + Bangui700350
Kabigan Falls12060
Bantay Abot Cave-
Blue Lagoon Beach-
Patapat Viaduct-
Paraiso ni Anton-
Aqua Grande-
Timantang Rock-
Tricycle South Tour400200
Kapurpurawan Rock Formation-
Cape Bojeador Light House-
Bus Pagudpod - Laoag8040
Bus Laoag - Manila1500750

TOTAL EXPENSES (minus pasalubong)5749.5

Green R Hotel (Vigan) - 0923-8375065 / (077)-722-6106
Ate Cathy (Pagudpud Resort) - 09195716680
Kuya Rommel (Laoag Tour) - 09192244499
Kuya Rene (Pagudpud North + Bangui Windmills Tour) - 09208532047
Kuya Ferdinand (Kapurpuran + Cape Bojeador Tour) - 

now playing: Buses and Trains by Bachelor Girls - ♩♪ So I walked under a bus I got hit by a train Keep falling in love Which is kinda the same I've sunk out at sea Crashed my car, gone insane And it felt so good I want to do it again♩♪


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  2. Hello Po,

    May I ask if you know any decent van rental from Manila to Ilocos?
    Thank you

    1. hi! you may try to contact Mr. Rey Ugalino 09059333693 / 09265321668 / 09185710467.

      He is the proprietor of Reybecca Van Rentals which we rent going to Capas Tarlac. I hope they can accommodate your trip.