Vigan Transportation

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    CALESA, go around VIGAN in style!

    by NeverBeenThere Updated Mar 26, 2007

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    its my first time to ride a "CALESA".. horse carriage. and it was exciting!

    it took us around Vigan, in STYLE! Php150.00 (US$3.00) per hour for the Calesa to tour you around Vigan.

    OPTION:
    1) TRICYCLE : Php 8.00 per head in the mornings and Php10.00 per head in the evening

    2) Car : Vigan has small busy streets, its better to use the tricycle or WALK!

    3) Bicycle : bring your own (i guess)

    CALESA: LOOK FOR LAWRENCE AND HIS HORSE " LOVELY"

    note:be sure to be nice to your KUTSERO (Calesa driver) because he will be the secret of the successful Vigan tour, he will take you around the most convinient and beautiful places in a shortest period of time!

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    Around Vigan city and vicinity

    by myspices Written Oct 24, 2006

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    Forms of transport to move around the surroundings in Vigan :-

    1) Kalesa - 7.5pesos for short distance and 150pesos for 1 hour ride
    2) Tricycle - 7.5pesos for short distance, longer distance, negotiate
    3) Walk - most of the places of interests are accessible by walking except : Public Market, Simbaan a Bassit, Pottery factory, Bell tower and St.Augustine Parish Church of Bantay.

    lots of tricycles await you
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    From Vigan to Baguio

    by myspices Written Oct 24, 2006

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    From Vigan, you can board the Partas bus at the Partas Bus station which is near to the Lyric cinema and the Public Market of Vigan. You will need to go there earlier to check on the timing of the bus. We boarded the Partas Vigan-Baguio bus at 1.45pm and reached Baguio at 7.15pm (about 6hours ride). Fare is 299pesos.

    Board Partas bus at Partas station, Vigan
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    From Clark, Pampanga to Vigan/Laoag

    by myspices Updated Oct 24, 2006

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    We board the Partas bus at Dau, Malacabat near Angeles City at 1.00am which was bound for Laoag as we have missed the direct bus to Vigan. The bus bound for Laoag will also stop at Vigan. The journey to Vigan will take 7 hours (fare : 469pesos) and to Laoag, stopping at Batac, another 2hours ride (an additional fare:98pesos).
    When we reached Vigan the next morning at 8.00am, we decided not to get off the bus at Vigan but instead continued our journey to Laoag, stopping at Batac, for half a day visit and then move to Laoag via Gilbert Bridge from Batac/Paoay using the tricycle.
    From Laoag we then took another Partas bus back to Vigan - journey two hours and fare is 121pesos

    Partas Bus bound for Laoag will stop at Vigan
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    TOUR TO VIGAN

    by jhoy_paolo Written Aug 27, 2006

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    Getting here in Vigan..

    BY BUS- take DOMINION, PARTAS, or VIRON TANSIT in CUBAO,QUEZON CITY

    BY PLANE- Take a plane to LAOAG CITY from MANILA, the take an hour bus ride to VIGAN...

    BY CAR-7 to 8 hour trip

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    tricycle and jeepney

    by ukirsari Written Apr 7, 2006

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    in several section, jeepney and tricycle [all motorized] are prohibited to enter the area. but further away from the main attractions of vigan, sure you can take tricycle and jeepney. one of the route of jeepney is vigan - sinait.

    a tricycle passes 'singer' (c) ukirsari
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    deluxe bus is cool

    by ukirsari Updated Apr 7, 2006

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    well, to describe how comfy to take a night bus to and from vigan can be described on my way to manila. it's about 10 pm at the night leaving partas transit bus terminus and i take my beloved ilocano blanket. i take single seat for myself and zzzzz [means deep sleep :)] and whenever i wake up, i read the signboard "cubao" and time is 5 am. it means i can sleep that long without something annoying nor disturbing.

    here several info about buses for northern bound of luzon to vigan:
    dominion transit (new york st., cubao, quezon city; 741-4146)
    farinas transit (laong laan, sampaloc, manila.; 731-4507)
    federico lines (gov. forbes, manila; 731-4473)
    maria de leon transit (dapitan, sampaloc, manila.;731-4907)
    partas transit (arayat st., cubao, quezon city; 725-7303)
    viron transit (dapitan, sampaloc, manila.;741-6588)

    * i take partas transit and small tip, there's no booking or reservation before departure. you just show up and queue in front of ticket booth. they will announce time and type of bus will depart from the terminus

    my baby pcjun in plaza burgos (c) ukirsari
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    Calesa Ride

    by bike_packer Updated Nov 8, 2005

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    The whole stretch of cobble-stoned Crisologo St. is the main attraction of Vigan. Motorized vehicles are off-limits here, giving the Calesa the exclusive right in this street. The Dept of Tourism (D.O.T.) accredited calesas charge P150 per hour. It is okay though to get half an hour at half the price which i suggest is enough time to go around the block and get your snap shots.

    Some enterprising "kutcheros" would offer you to take the Calesa up to Baluarte which is about 3 kms away. The travel will eat up much of your time and nothing special along the way. Much more, it is hot. I suggest that you ride your car instead when going to this isolated attraction.

    Kalesa Ride along Crisologo St. D.O.T. Accredited Calesas
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    Noisy Tricycles

    by yellowbell Written Aug 18, 2005

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    The tricycle is used to travel short distances. It uncomfortably seats around 3 people (Asian size)! Note, however, that only calesas are allowed to ply the cobbled streets of the Heritage Village.

    P6-10 per passenger depending on the distance. If you're a single passenger, you'll be charged P10 regardless of the distance.

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    From Laoag to Vigan

    by yellowbell Written Aug 18, 2005

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    I took a Partas bus from Laoag to Vigan. The bus is going to Baguio and Vigan is on the way. Journey is around 1.5 hours to 2 hours and it costs around P110 or roughly $2

    Partas station in Vigan is right beside the public market.

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    Get there by bus from Manila

    by lotharscheer Written Sep 1, 2011

    About 10 hours from Manila with Partas Bus:
    Partas Bus Passengers Terminal
    816 Aurora Boulevard corner P. Bernardo St., Cubao 1109 Quezon City

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    sleepers bus via GT Florida

    by adventurousfeet Written Jul 5, 2011

    Go to vigan via sleeprs bus non-stop bus. It will only take you 6 hours to reach Vigan from Manila.

    http://adventurousfeet.blogspot.com/2011/04/part1-vigan-laoag-pagudpud-day1-sleeper.html

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    Calesa

    by janbonivic Updated Jul 27, 2009

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    Tour Vigan by "calesa" or a horse-drawan carriage. This is the famous mode of transportation around the country during the Spanish era.

    There are only 200+ calesas left in Vigan nowadays...

    Favorite calesa

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    Tricycle

    by Robyn_mikkel Written Jan 19, 2009

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    If you want to go from one place to another, avoid riding tricycles which are parked along the street. They charge more than moving tricycles.

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    calesa ... calesa

    by ukirsari Written Apr 7, 2006

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    anything in vigan is within walking distance. but beside listening the sounds of calesa [horse cart] clip-clop in the morning and during the day, you can try it. nice!

    calesa over crisologo street (c) ukirsari
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