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      Inquiries Viga-Laoag-Pagudpud

      Vigan Apr 8, 2012 at 1:41 PM

      Hello Guys..

      I already read some inputs here in the forum but I have some other inquiries to those people who had been in the said places. My gf and I will be planning to visit first Vigan-go to Laoag then Pagudpud this June. Hope you can share your experience.

      Vigan Inquiries

      1. Travel time from Manila to Vigan?
      2. Where in Vigan will be the drop-off so that Driver/Kunduktor will know? Is it Calle Crisologo?
      3. Estimated hours to tour Vigan
      4. Estimated hours travel going to laoag?

      Laoag Inquiries
      1. Where we can ride a transpo going to Laoag?
      2. Are these places can accomodate in 3 hours tour? Or do you think these are enought to explore Laoag?
      sinking bell tower
      saint william cathedral
      museo iloko
      malacanang of the north
      paoay church
      marcos museum
      marcos photo gallery
      Saramsam Restaurant
      Sta. Monica Church
      3. Since we are targeting minimal time in this places, can we catch a transpo moving to Pagudpud? This will be our last stop.
      4. Estimated travel hour from Laoag to Pagudpud

      Pagudpud Inquiries
      1. As I read some blogs here, which one should explore first, the North Bound or the South Bound where Bangui WindMills is there?
      2. Estimated time exploring the North Bound? and South Bound?
      3. As I read on other part of this forum, theres a transportation from Pagudpud to Manila. Some says you have to go to Laoag first. Or do we need to go back again to Vigan? Just want to verify
      4. Estimated travel hour going back to Manila IF theres a transpo available in Pagudpud

      Other Inquiries
      1. 4 days and 3 nights is a good one or a short one?
      2. 5k budget per head, swak ba? or kapos?

      Thanks in advance guys!

      6 Answers Apr 12, 2012 at 8:14 AM
    • laoag-pagudpud-vigan-manila...lots of questions

      Vigan Mar 29, 2012 at 11:39 PM

      hi guys. planning to visit ilocos on the 14th to 16th of april. we are 3 adults and 1 5yr old kid. we only have 4.5k-5k budget each. is this good? also we plan to leave manila at 10pm (april 13), we're expecting to arrive in laoag at 6am and from then we'll have our breakfast and explore laoag. we will spend our first night in pagudpud at Damayan Homestay. okay lang kaya yun? what time shall we leave laoag so we can do walks along the beach. then our 2nd day we plan to explore the north and south of ilocos. this is 600 per pack diba? olay lang kaya yun kasi we are 3 + 1 kid. is there a limit for the number of person for the north/south tours via tryk? then direcho na kami to vigan after our 1day tour sa south and north ilocos. may direcho po ba bus from pagudpud to vigan or we have to drop off first at laoag? on our third day, we'll be exploring vigan. okay na po ba ito? :( any tips also? thanks in advance.

      2 Answers Apr 3, 2012 at 2:31 AM
    • 2 days and 1 night in vigan. how much will it cost?

      Vigan Feb 25, 2012 at 8:08 PM

      i want spend a week end in vigan, to relax and explore the city as well but i don't know how much it will cost. anyone, please give me an advice in how to get there from manila, places to visit, place where in could stay in cheapest price. I'll be all by my self. need help badly.
      thanks a lot!

      (P.S. Im a back packer, i used to travel by foot, pls. include place where i could go by foot.)

      4 Answers Mar 30, 2012 at 1:04 AM
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      Laoag to Vigan Buses

      Vigan Feb 10, 2012 at 5:58 AM


      We'll be arriving in Laoag Airport at 9pm. Any idea if there will be mini/buses from Laoag to Vigan at around 10pm?

      If none, what is the earliest bus trip from Laoag to Vigan?

      Thanky! :)

    • any suggestion for our 2-day tour in ilocos-vigan-pagudpod

      Vigan Feb 8, 2012 at 6:30 PM

      My officemates and i will have an Ilocos tour this coming August. We'll be leaving Manila fri night (bus ride) and our flight back to Manila is 8pm of Sun. Thus, we only have 2 whole days (sat & sun) to tour pagudpod-vigan-ilocos.

      Is it possible to tour the 3 places mentioned in span of 2days only? Or do we need to disregard the pagudpod tour? aside fr the beautiful beach, what are the other attractions/tourist spots in pagudpod?

      Pls help us make an itinerary for our 2-day tour. Any suggestion for our trip will be highly appreciated. Also, pls recommend a cheap accomodation there. TY :)

      7 Answers Mar 17, 2012 at 10:22 PM
    • Is it possible?

      Vigan Feb 8, 2012 at 8:06 AM

      Is it possible to go to pagudpud w/o checking in? we're not beach lover but we surely want to see the beauty of pagudpud. Our plans is to stay in vigan, and then tour ilocos norte the next whole day including pagudpud (just a few places maybe)and then go back to vigan before the sunset?

      please advise. :)

      1 Answer Feb 9, 2012 at 8:43 PM
    • How to get to pagudpud from vigan?

      Vigan Feb 7, 2012 at 12:49 PM

      Hi everyone my partner and I will celebrate our 1st year anniv this march and we're planning to go to vigan & pagudpud. We only have 10k budget. is it enough? what hotel or inn's in vigan should we checked in? we're just planning to stay there for 1 night and take off the next day to pagudpud. how do we get there from vigan? and then from pagudpud back to manila?

      response will be appreciated. thanks!

      3 Answers Feb 8, 2012 at 6:31 PM
    • vigan or laoag for the 1st day?

      Vigan Feb 3, 2012 at 11:21 AM

      hi, i need some help. my husband and i are planning an Ilocos trip this feb. would it be best to tour laoag first then go to vigan on our last day? or vigan first then tour laoag and pagudpud? how many days would you guys advice for this trip, 3d/2n or 4d/3n? our budget is 15k, and we're planning to take a bus. hope somebody can help me. thanks :)

      2 Answers Feb 5, 2012 at 3:20 AM
    • ilocos itenerary

      Vigan Jan 20, 2012 at 3:30 PM

      hi! pls. help me map out my itenerary going to ilocos? will arrive on feb 15, around 5pm @ laoag then depart by feb 17 same time... we have 2 day and 2 nights to spend. should we:
      1.go directly to vigan, visit calle crisologo ( til what time are they open btw?) then stay there overnight? then off to pagudpud the following day?
      2. visit the sites in laoag upon arriving then stay for the night, then off to pagudpud, bangui and kurimaw rock formation? then will go to vigan on our last day?
      your reply will be of great help..please enlighten me!
      ..include where to stay as well..thanks

      2 Answers Jan 22, 2012 at 5:33 PM
    • best empanada

      Vigan Jan 16, 2012 at 7:23 AM

      I heard that ilocos have the best empanada,.,do you guys have any idea on where to buy those and how much does it costs? appreciate your help,.,thanks.,

      2 Answers Feb 5, 2012 at 3:21 AM
    • STay at Pagudpud

      Vigan Jan 5, 2012 at 8:15 PM

      is it advisable to stay overnight at Pagudpud, if not what would be the ideal number of hours to stay at pagudpud,.,

      1 Answer Jan 6, 2012 at 12:34 AM
    • Where to eat and stay

      Vigan Jan 5, 2012 at 7:38 PM

      We do have a tight budget for our trip to vigan, Laoag and Pagudpud, I would just like to know where would be the best place to eat and stay that would fit our budget. and do you guys have any idea where's the best place to eat bagnet and pinakbet? and is it true that hotel tiffany has other charges besides their room rates?thanks in advance.

      1 Answer Jan 5, 2012 at 8:10 PM
    • visiting vigan

      Vigan Jan 5, 2012 at 2:23 AM

      Hi, been reading your reviews on Grandpa's Inn in Vigan and I would appreciate it if you could furnish us their contact nos..Thanks...

      2 Answers Jan 5, 2012 at 6:20 PM
    • planning to visit LAOAG-VIGAN_ PAGUDPUD

      Vigan Jan 5, 2012 at 12:19 AM

      Hi, i find this site very helpful so I was wondering if you could help me plan our trip this coming March, We will be arriving at LAOAG Airport by 5:30 pm of MArch 10 and will be leaving by March 12 at 5:pm. where would be the first place that we could visit, considering the time of our arrival, hope you could help me to have an itinerary for this trip since we wanted to visit this three places. Thanks in advance.

      1 Answer Jan 5, 2012 at 6:41 PM
    • Planning a Laoag-Vigan-Pagudpod for our Wedding Anniversary

      Vigan Dec 5, 2011 at 7:18 AM

      Hi everyone, hope someone can help me patiently. Jan. 22, 2012 will be our 1st year anniversary, me and my hubby are planning to celebrate it in Vigan.

      We are planning to start travelling on Friday night, Jan. 20 (would that be okay?) and will be going home on Monday morning, Jan. 23.

      Can anyone give me a good itinerary for the said date?
      which would be better for the budget of 10k for both of us, by land or by air going to Laoag?

      We are both newbies so I will really appreciate your help. We don't want to avail tour packages because they are very expensive.

      Thanks in advance!

      11 Answers Jan 13, 2012 at 3:25 AM
    • how much will i spend in vigan for a two day one night stay in vigan?

      Vigan Oct 23, 2011 at 6:36 PM

      good day to all, a question was posted for a 6k budget stay in vigan, my question is how much will be the ideal budget for a visit in vigan? by the way we are on a budget my wife and I, and a rough estimate including useful tips will be highly appreciated.. thanks!

      6 Answers Nov 13, 2011 at 4:59 PM
    • ILOCOS nov 13-15

      Vigan Oct 23, 2011 at 11:45 AM

      my bestfriend and i will be backpacking the ilocos regions this november 13-15. we only booked cebupac LAOAG-MNLa flyt going home.. whats the best itenerary? manila-pagupod-vigan or manila-vigan-pagudpod..?

      9 Answers Nov 13, 2011 at 5:00 PM
    • itineraries please,...

      Vigan Sep 22, 2011 at 10:28 AM


      My fiancee and i will visit vigan on nov.28 to 30,2011. Please help us complete our itineraries. We will arrive at Laoag airport at 8:30 pm, where is the best but cheap place to stay in laoag?and what is the 1st place to visit since were at laoag and we want to explore vigan and pagudpod, by the way,we will just ride a bus when we go back to manila.



      Vigan Sep 21, 2011 at 11:21 PM

      Me and my girlfriend wants to go to Vigan next week. We only have 6K budget. I read the replies from this forum and saw that there is an Inn where you can stay for a night for P500. Is it P500/room or P500 per head?

      Can someone suggest what to do there to enjoy the trip given our budget is only 6K?

      Thanks in advance..

      6 Answers Oct 3, 2011 at 5:52 PM
    • Vigan to Pagudpud. Where to get Bus.

      Vigan Sep 21, 2011 at 9:31 PM

      Is there a trip from the Bus Terminals in Vigan going to Pagudpud or do I have to go to Laoag first ?

      1 Answer Oct 4, 2011 at 5:44 AM
    • How to go to Baguio from Vigan by public transport ?

      Vigan Sep 21, 2011 at 12:55 AM

      Planning to visit Vigan this November then go to Baguio. What bus lines go to Baguio from Vigan and where can I find the bus station ?

      2 Answers Oct 3, 2011 at 10:11 PM
    • how much?? :)

      Vigan Sep 14, 2011 at 1:14 AM

      hello im maureen love 1st year college student. ;)
      hmm i just want to ask lang po sna if kung saan sa vigan yung may pinaka cheap trvel inn but clean and comportable ..
      tyka if it was safe to travel alone?? :)

      2 Answers Sep 15, 2011 at 1:47 AM
    • Can you help me

      Vigan Aug 30, 2011 at 8:11 PM

      My friends and I are planning to go to Vigan this October 2011, I'm just wondering what Bus Line should we take from Manila going to Vigan, a cheap fare would be very helpful for we're in a tight budget trip. Thank you. P

      9 Answers Oct 1, 2011 at 1:51 PM
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      Partas bus station to Cabugao Beach Resort

      Vigan Aug 1, 2011 at 9:36 PM

      Hi! I'm planning to go to Vigan this Sept. 2011 and choose to stay in Cabugao Beach Resort. Kindly take a moment to answer my questions.

      1.) What’s the best way to get to Cabugao beach resort from Partas bus station & how long it will take? Also how much it will cost?
      2.) From Cabugao beach resort, what vehicle should I take going to Vigan city proper and vice versa?
      Thank you & have a good day! 

      3 Answers Oct 4, 2011 at 5:52 AM
    • Rent Car In Vigan, Ilocos Sur???

      Vigan Jul 15, 2011 at 11:06 PM


      3 Answers Aug 4, 2011 at 10:26 PM
    • travel time

      Vigan Jul 7, 2011 at 2:07 AM

      How long doeas it take to travel from San Fernando, La Union to Vigan, Ilocos Sur?

      2 Answers Oct 1, 2011 at 2:03 PM
    • Sunrise Resorts in Narvacan Why They Dont Have Pictures In The Net

      Narvacan Jul 3, 2011 at 1:25 AM

      I want To See What Its Look Like The Resorts
      They Call Sun Rise Resorts In Narvacan?

      2 Answers Jul 5, 2011 at 12:03 AM
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      best place to stay

      Vigan Apr 25, 2011 at 11:48 PM

      what would you recommend to be the best place to stay in vigan?

      a) Vigan Plaza
      b) Hotel Salcedo
      c) Villa Angela


      3 Answers Apr 26, 2011 at 9:33 PM
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      Vigan Apr 25, 2011 at 6:38 PM

      is there a bus from vigan going to laoag city?

      if yes, how much is the fare and what are the bus schedules?


      3 Answers Apr 27, 2011 at 12:20 AM
    • big help..thanks

      Vigan Apr 1, 2011 at 5:41 PM

      hi there..we'll be arriving in laoag airport in about 7pm, can we get a bus or public vehicle to transfer us from laoag to vigan?...many thanks:)

      1 Answer Apr 26, 2011 at 6:10 AM