La Union – Ilocos Norte – Ilocos Sur 3-Day Trip Itinerary

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Sharing our super tight itinerary for our northern Luzon adventure. 🙂


Activity Time Amount
Day 1 Cubao (Partas Terminal – Deluxe Type Bus) to San Fernando, La Union 10:30pm – 2:30am 475.00/pax
  Stayed at Plaza Hotel just to sleep (2 single beds/room with fan; common toilet and bath (1 for male, 1 for female)) I won’t really recommend this hotel. 2:45am – 8:00am 500.00/room
  Tricycle from plaza to Thunderbird Resorts Driver made us decide how much we’ll pay. 8:00am – 8:20am 100.00/4pax
  Day Trip at Thunderbird Resorts, Poro Point (1000.00/pax ; 750.00 consumable; we availed buffet breakfast 680.00) 8:30am – 1:00pm 1000.00/pax
  Thunderbird Resorts to Partas Terminal (few blocks away from town plaza) via Thunderbird Resorts shuttle (Avanza) 1:00pm – 1:20pm 300.00/trip
  Bus (Partas) ride from San Fernando, La Union to Laoag town proper 2:45pm – 8:45pm 356.00/pax
  Bus (GMW) ride from Laoag to Gaoa 9:30pm – 11:30pm 132.00/pax
  Tricycle ride from Gaoa Hi-way to Kapuluan Vista Resort, Pagudpud (Called Kapuluan Vista Resort upon leaving Laoag to contact a tricycle driver to fetch us) 11:30pm – 11:45pm 100.00/trip
  Check-in at Kapuluan Vista Resort (Dorm-type room : 2 single beds + fan; common toilet and bath (1 for male, 1 for female); inclusive of breakfast)  11:45pm 1300.00/room
Day 2 Breakfast (included in the room rate) 7:45am – 8:30am —-
  Blue Lagoon (15 minute walk from Kapuluan Vista Resort) 9:00am-10:00am —-
  Pagudpud Tour 1(Avanza)

  • -Bantay Abot Cave
  • -Patapat Bridge
  • -Paraiso ni Anton
  • -Kabigan Falls (entrance fee: 20.00 + tour guide fee: 100.00)
  • -Saud Beach (we had lunch at Emohruo resort : 780.00)

We were supposed to go Pagudpud town proper, but we opted not to because it’s getting late

10:45am-3:30pm 2000.00/trip
  Check-out from Kapuluan Vista Resort: Availed Laoag Drop-off (Avanza) to Partas bus terminal with tour

  • -Bangui Windmill
  • -Cape Bojeador (Burgos) Lighthouse
4:30pm – 7:00pm 2500.00/trip
  Bus (Partas) ride from Laoag to Vigan 7:30pm – 9:35pm  
  Tricycle ride from Partas terminal to Grandpa’s Inn 9:30pm – 9:45pm 50.00/trip
  Check-in at Grandpa’s Inn (Calesa Room: 2 single and 1 double beds with private toilet and bath, air-con, ref, cabled LCD TV and inclusive of breakfast)  9:45pm 650.00/pax
  Dinner at Café Uno/Kusina Felecitas in Grandpa’s Inn 10:00pm – 11:00pm  
  Walked around Calle Crisologo 11:00pm – 12:00am —-
Day 3 Breakfast at Grandpa’s Inn (included in room rate) 7:30am – 8:30am —-
  Vigan KalesaTour: (150.00/hour)

  • -Padre Burgos House (National Museum)
  • -Syquia Mansion
  • -Crisologo Museum
  • -Bell Tower and San Agustine Church
  • -Hidden Garden
  • -Burnayan Factory
  • -Baluarte
8:40am – 11:40am 450.00
  Merienda + Pasalubong time 12:00pm – 1:40pm —-
  Check-out from Grandpa’s Inn (we had to pay an extra charge because of exceeding chek-out time) 2:00pm 150.00/hour
  Tricycle ride from Grandpa’s Inn to Partas Terminal 2:00pm – 2:15om 50.00/trip
  Bus (Partas – regular) ride from Vigan to Partas Pasay Terminal (yes! it’s 10 hours!) 2:30pm – 12:45am 661.00/pax


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