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Tour description

Duration: 4 Days / 3 Nights

Route summary: MANILA TO LAOAG, ILOCOS NORTE (or option to choose alternative 2)–  LAOAG & PAGUDPUD BEACH –  VIGAN AND ON TO BAGUIO (or option to choose alternative 1)- BAGUIO TO MANILA

ALTERNATIVE Nr. 1:  STAY IN VIGAN AND SKIP BAGUIO

For those who want to experience more of Vigan for the same rate, you can opt to stay overnight on day 3 with dinner of well sought local cuisine. 

ALTERNATIVE Nr. 2 :  HIKE MT PINATUBO AND SEE ITS CRATERLAKE

For those who prefer less driving and instead hike the spectacular lahar formations of Mt Pinatubo Volcano.

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4 Days / 3 Nights Laoag,Pagudpud, Vigan, Baguio Holiday

From: 29,500.00

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Home to former Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos, the Ilocos Norte region has always been of importance. Together with its neighboring city Vigan, it was in Spanish hands over a period of time and therefore old cobbled stones streets, baroque architecture churches and an unique cuisine form a well sought after destination today.

Pricing

1 person : Php 51,400 , single room
2 persons: Php 29,500 per person, based on 2 persons sharing one room
3 persons: Php 21,600 per person, based on 3 persons sharing one room
4 persons: Php 16,650 per person, based on 2 rooms with each room 2 persons

Itinerary

Day 1_ MANILA TO LAOAG, ILOCOS NORTE (OR OPTION TO CHOOSE ALTERNATIVE NR. 2)

At 07.30 am we come to pick you up in one of our private chauffeur driven airconditioned cars from your hotel or home in Manila for your roadtrip from Manila to the old Spanish town Laoag.  This is quite a long journey, expect about 10 hours depending on weather and traffic conditions.  Of course, the driver will stop for your lunch and / or snacks anytime you want, same for a scenic photostop if you wish.  Along the route, you witness the remnants of the lahar torn towns of the province Pampanga and Tarlac, as you drive on to Pangasinan, the municipalities along the coastline of La Union to finally reach the historic province Ilocos Norte.

Check in at your hotel for your 2 nights stay in Laoag.

Evening free to enjoy a stroll over this 2 hectares property with its sandy beach and your dinner.

Day 2_ LAOAG AND PAGUDPUD BEACH

07.30 am Buffet breakfast in your hotel. Today you drive further North in Ilocos Norte reaching its Northern most tip of Pagudpud for you to swim, stroll and laze the beach dubbed “Boracay of the North”.  In the afternoon, after your seafood lunch, you resume driving passing by local salt-making businesses back to Laoag where you will tour Laoag’s sinking Bell tower of Saint William’s Cathedral, Ilocos Museum and Malacanang of the North.

Back to your hotel and evening free for dinner.

Day 3_ LAOAG TO VIGAN AND ON TO BAGUIO (OR OPTION TO CHOOSE ALTERNATIVE NR. 1)

Get ready for check-out.  07.30 am Buffet breakfast in your hotel.

First after breakfast, you visit the baroque architecture Paoay Church, inscribed into UNESCO’s World Heritage Sites List. Then onto the city of Batac, the hometown to former Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos, with stop at its Marcos Museum & Mausoleum (closed on Mondays).

Proceed to Vigan by road . Once in old Spanish town Vigan you will walk to visit the Vigan Museum, pass by ancestral houses and antique shops. Visit the “Pagburnayan”, a local pottery making factory.

Once back in the car, you leave Vigan and after 5 to 6 hours driving you arrive in the mountain city Baguio, loved by residents of Manila for its generally cooler weather and pine trees.

Check in for your overnight stay in Baguio.

Day 4_ BAGUIO TO MANILA

Breakfast in hotel. Check out. 07.30am Proceed to a brief tour of Baguio city to visit the strawberry fields and an underground experience in Baguio’s Balatoc mInes.

After lunch you depart Baguio for Manila. Depending on traffic and weather expect 6 to 7 hours drive with an estimated early evening arrival in Manila.

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ALTERNATIVE Nr. 1:  STAY IN VIGAN AND SKIP BAGUIO

For those who want to experience more of Vigan for the same rate, you can opt to stay overnight on day 3 with dinner of well sought local cuisine.

Your Day 4 itinerary will thus adjust to :  Breakfast at the Vigan hotel,  Check out and 10:00 am departure from Vigan to Manila. Early evening arrival in Manila.

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ALTERNATIVE Nr. 2 :  HIKE MT PINATUBO AND SEE ITS CRATERLAKE

For those who prefer less driving and instead hike the spectacular lahar formations of Mt Pinatubo Volcano.

Your Day 1 itinerary will thus adjust to : 3 am pick up from hotel or home in Manila. Depart Manila to hike the spectacular lahar formations of Mt Pinatubo Volcano. The hike is roughly 5.5 km (2 hours walking) each way with a total ascent of 300 metres. The terrain is relatively flat until the last 20 minutes where you ascend to the rim of the Crater Lake using a single trail.  In the afternoon we continue driving another 5 hours to Baguio, where you will stay overnight.

Day 2 you will follow the Treasures of The North itinerary, however, in reversed order.

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Itinerary subject to change depending on local weather conditions and availability.

Pickup

Pick-up time 07:30 am

FREE pick up from your house / hotel in Makati, Taguig, Ermita, Malate and Pasay.
Additional Php 500 per way per van outside these areas.

Drop off

Drop off time estimated around 18:00 pm, depending on traffic and your hotel location.

FREE drop off at your house / hotel in Makati, Taguig, Ermita, Malate and Pasay.
Additional Php 500 per way per van applies outside these areas.

Things to bring

Inclusions & exclusions

Inclusions:

* Private chauffeur driven roundtrip airconditioned transportation Manila – Ilocos- Pagudpud- Vigan- Baguio -Manila

* 2 nights standard room accommodation with daily buffet breakfast in Laoag

* 2 hours Calesa Tour

* Full day Pagudpud beach tour including seafood lunch, entrance fee and hut rental Day 2

*  Paoay Church, Batac and Vigan walking tour Day 3 (our driver is your guide)

* 1 night standard room accommodation including breakfast in Baguio

*  Strawberry fields and  Balatoc Mines Underground tour incl admission fees and tourguide in the mines Day 4

 

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