Province of Ilocos Norte Travel Guide

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Pagudpud

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Batac

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Bangui

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Paoay

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Currimao

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Burgos

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Sarrat

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Vintar

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San Nicolas

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Patapat Mountains

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Pagudpud

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  • Pagudpud Tour

    Pagudpud Things to Do

    Safety is the most important thing to consider in every place you go, specially to enjoy a long vacation with kids and family. This is not just a "hearsay", but he was truly a Tourism Star Awardee and Recognized for bravery and good Samaritan for risking his life to save a drowning child and a tourist at Bangui Bay. The child was not even his own...

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  • Pannzian Beach and Mountain Resort

    Pagudpud Hotels

    We went there last week and stayed overnight. It was our first time in this resort although we have...

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  • NOW and THEN tour of Kuya Jomar...

    Pagudpud Transportation

    I took some fond memories of our 3-day tour at Ilocos Norte and Ilocos Sur.(Vigan,Laoag and Pagudpud tour). I am very thankful to Kuya Jomar Villaluz who made the arrangements. The tour was affordable and organized. The blog that I read was true :). He is very kind, very patience in waiting us and see to it that we enjoy the tour. Specially the 4x4...

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Batac

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  • Convenience Store

    Batac Shopping

    There is a 711 convenient store right in front of the municipal hall in case you forgot to buy some stuff and of course a cup of brewed coffee, drinks and food to eat.

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  • Batac Church

    Batac Things to Do

    The romanesque-looking church across the Marcos Museum is the Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception Church, commonly known as Batac Church. This church was originally built in 1587. Rebuilt in 1690 and was completed in 1692. It was recently renovated with heavy twin pilasters complementing the large rose window on its facade and the wide opening of...

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  • Ricarte National Shrine

    Batac Things to Do

    The Ricarte National Shrine is located along the main road - Dewey Street - of Batac, almost beside the city hall.Gen. Ricarte is the "Father of the Philippine Army." As recorded in history, he is remembered for never having taken an oath of allegiance to the United States government, which occupied the Philippines from 1898 to 1946. The museum...

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Bangui

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    Bangui Things to Do

    Well as i observed the people come to visit here and just take picture of themselves of the majestic windmills.but you an take dip in the cold sea water. but just be careful coz its kinda wavy.

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  • Gigantic indeed!

    Bangui Favorites

    seeing these wind turbines up close, all lined up in Bangui Bay was a very memorable experience! it was a sight to behold! not to mention the good thing it does to our fellow Ilocanos. thanks to the Marcoses for coming up with this brilliant idea! we arrived in Bangui around 10:00 am, twas' windy indeed and for us to get close to these windmills...

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  • Windmill Souvenir Items

    Bangui Shopping

    A makeshift store in one of the sheds along the shore sells various souvenir items. Haggling for a discount is okay. There are miniature wooden windmills as table/shelf decor, key chains, refrigerator magnets, mugs with laminated photo of the Bangui Windmill Farm, and hand-painted stones as paperweight My P300 bought a lot of small souvenir items...

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Paoay

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  • Paoay Church

    Paoay Favorites

    -Formally San Agustin Church (Iglesia de San Agustín de Paoay)-Paoay Church: declared as a National Cultural Treasure by the Philippine government in 1973-Paoay Church: designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1993

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  • Malacañang of the North

    Paoay Things to Do

    Reminiscent of the opulence of the Marcoses during their time is the grandeur of the Malacañang of the North. The Spanish structure mansion sits beside the languid waters of Paoay Lake. In the absence of a private car, one would be able to reach this rest house of the Marcoses by renting a tricycle which costs 200 pesos for the whole trike from...

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  • Philippine Independent Church.

    Paoay Things to Do

    Another Catholic church in Paoay is the Philippine Independent Church located just beside 711 and the municipal hall of Paoay, not really far from Paoay Church.

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Currimao

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  • Swim to your heart's content

    Currimao Things to Do

    The beach in Currimao is a popular destination for locals. It is also a less expensive destination than the more popular Pagudpud. The sand is fine and the water is crystal clear!

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  • Watch the Sunset

    Currimao Things to Do

    We were having our late snacks when we saw the sun setting down. The scene was beautiful that we had to stop eating for awhile, hastily ran to the sands and take pictures of the sunset.

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  • To Currimao and Back

    Currimao Transportation

    From Manila to Currimao, we rode the Partas Bus (bus terminal in Cubao). We were at the bus terminal at around 9pm. The line for the tickets was long and not so orderly and we were able to buy our tickets at around 1030pm and finally get on the bus at around 12mn. (Translation:patience is required).ticket cost: P640/persontravel time: approx....

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Burgos

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  • Kapurpurawan Rock Formation

    Burgos Things to Do

    From Bangui to Burgos, bus fare is Php 20. W hired tricycle to get us from Burgos to the Kapurpurawan rock formation for Php 250. Be careful walking, the rocks can be slippery and so many accidents have happened here before :( Take care of yourself too because the winds are too strong.

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  • Tricycle Tour To Burgos

    Burgos Transportation

    If you are traveling solo or a couple, it is not cost effective to rent a van. You can opt to hire a tricycle from your resort to the Burgos Lighthouse and Kapurpurawan Rock Formation, and back to your resort. You'll find many tips on this at the Pagudpud Travel Page. You can also ask your resort for help in this regard.

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  • Don't Be Tempted To Uproot Plants On The...

    Burgos Warnings and Dangers

    There are many beautiful bonsai-like plants and young mangroves on the way to Kapurpurawan Rock Formation. In the past, many tourists uprooted plants they fancied, prompting the government to penalize offenders. If you think there are no marshals in the place, you're wrong. The caretakers of the place wear plain clothes. You will be fined P2,000 if...

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Sarrat

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  • Explore Other Structures In The Church...

    Sarrat Things to Do

    The all-brick Sta. Monica Church has buttressed walls. On the left side of the church building is the detached bell tower, and on the right side, you'll notice a 3-level brick bridge connecting the church to the convent. This bridge is said to lead to a staircase to the convent. Sta. Monica Church also has a detention building and torture room with...

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  • Visita Iglesia/Via Crucis @ Sta. Monica...

    Sarrat Things to Do

    It would be nice to visit Sta. Monica Church to offer thanksgiving prayers for safe travel. If you have time, you can also go for via crucis (stations of the cross). There are stations of the cross inside the church, and there are outdoor stations of the cross by the road near the river.There is much to learn and appreciate about its historical...

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  • Rest Or Picnic By The Sarrat Riverbank

    Sarrat Things to Do

    There are picnic benches by the Sarrat Riverbank, perfect place for rest/ meditation, or even a picnic. The tall trees, green grass and serene river offer a refreshing relief from the hot, sunny weather.

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