Ilocos Norte Badoc & Currimao Heritage & Natural Attractions Day Tour with Transfers from Laoag

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Laoag City, Ilocos Norte, Philippines
8 hours
English, Tagalog
All year
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Explore the heritage and natural attractions of Ilocos Norte on this day tour. This sightseeing trip will guide you through the province’s idyllic attractions and will give you a brief experience and knowledge of Badoc and Currimao. This tour includes all permits and entrance fees, free hotel pick-up and drop-off, and the services of a guide.

Once your driver picks you up from your accommodations in Laoag City, you will make your way to the first destination, Currimao Watchtower. The watchtower was built during the Manila-Acapulco Galleon Trade and was helpful in fending off pirates wanting to attack the village.

Your next stop is the Pangil Rock Formation. These enormous rock gardens are reminiscent of the Magpupungko Rock Formation on Siargao Island. They are made up of tidal flats, rock pools, and coralline rock formations. Afterward, you will make your way to Badoc, the first town of Ilocos Norte.

La Virgen Milagrosa De Badoc Church is the location of The La Virgen Milagrosa or Sanctuary of the Miraculous Statue of the Blessed Virgin Mary. The life-size statue's origins may be traced back to Japan, where its missionaries who were working covertly sent it floating in the water out of concern for their safety.

Before heading back to your hotel, you have the option to take a trip to Badoc Island. This unspoiled 36.256-hectare attraction has a lengthy stretch of uncrowded white sand beach where you can relax and take in some peace and quiet. There are also fun water activities here like snorkeling, free diving, and surfing.

Go on a memorable tour in Ilocos Norte’s Badoc and Currimao. Check the availability by choosing a date. 

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Badoc and Currimao day tour with DOT-accredited tour guide and private transfers
Tour permits and all entrance fees
Visit Currimao Watch Tower, Pangil Rock Formation, and La Virgen Milagrosa Chapel
Free hotel pick-up and drop off within Laoag City


Culture, Arts and Historical Tour

What to bring

Camera, phone, charger, and power bank
Extra money in Philippine Peso Currency
Personal drinking water and or snacks
Personal medicine
Swimming gear
Personal sanitizing alcohol and face mask
Covid-19 vaccination card and valid ID

Good to know

This is a private tour. Vehicle type to be used will vary depending on number of guests. Meals or drinks are not yet included

Children Friendly: Yes. Children 0-3 are free of charge.

Pet Friendly: Yes.

Senior Citizen/PWD Friendly: Yes.

Pick-up time is customizable but the standard pick-up time is at 8:00 AM Philippine Standard Time. To change the pick-up time and location please request in advance so our operator may check if the itinerary will fit as we may need to move the pick-up time if the location is far and additional fee may apply.

The operator may cancel the tour in case of force majeure or unforeseen circumstances like weather conditions. In this case, you will be given the option to reschedule or request a full refund. Note that being late by 15-30 minutes without any advice is considered a no-show. Schedule cancellation requests must be made 48 hours before your original subject to approval.

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