What are the most popular tourist spots in Ilocos?
Ilocos is divided into four provinces: Ilocos Norte, Ilocos Sur, Pangasinan, and La Union. It features three main towns that are famous for sightseeing: Laoag, Pagudpud, and Vigan. Some examples of Laoag tourist spots, Vigan tourist spots, and Pagudpud tourist spots include Paoay Church, a part of UNESCO Heritage Sites in the Philippines, Bangui Windmills, Patapat Viaduct, Kapurpurawan Rock Formation, Cape Bojeador Lighthouse, Calle Crisologo, Paoay Sand Dunes, La Paz Sand Dunes, Baluarte, and many more are well-known tourist attractions in Ilocos.
During your stay in Ilocos, it is highly recommended to check in at a Vigan hotel, Laoag hotel, and Pagudpud hotel for a more convenient trip.
What should I pack for an Ilocos trip?
Since most of the Philippine guided tours in Ilocos involve sightseeing, it is best to pack cotton shirts, sunblock, and a hat to keep your skin safe from the sun and the heat. Ensure that you have a waterproof bag for your electronics to prevent getting them wet or damaging them while participating in water activities that are often included in an Ilocos getaway package tour.
How long is the travel time from Manila to Ilocos?
You have various options coming from Manila to Ilocos. You can take a flight leaving Manila’s Ninoy Aquino International Airport on the way to Ilocos’ Laoag Airport. The travel time by air is 1 hour. You can also do land travel and go to Ilocos via bus, van, or car. The travel time depends on what province you will be visiting in Ilocos.
When is the best time to go to Ilocos?
Ilocos is most pleasant to visit between the months of December and March since there is less chance of rainfall during those months. Meanwhile, the latter part of December and the week of Holy Week are regarded as peak seasons.
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