There are several ways to get there... and it all depends on your preference...
I will take you there via a road trip to Pagudpud. This is the most exciting and most adventurous way to go.
The point of reference will be from Balintawak exit going to the North Luzon ExpressWay (NLEX). Here you go..
- From EDSA north-bound lane, turn right at Balintawak exit going to the North Luzon ExpressWay (NLEX).
- Travel along the NLEX stretch and exit at DAU Toll Exit.
- From DAU Toll Exit, skip the Angeles Toll, and exit on the second ramp, going towards the Subic-Clark-Tarlac Expressway (SCTEx).
- From SCTEx Plaza, exit on the next entrance pointing towards Tarlac / Baguio.
- Drive through SCTEx until you reach the end of the expressway which is the Tarlac City Interchange.
- Turn left and go straight until you reach the National Road.
- Turn right and drive going towards Tarlac City.
- Just go straight and keep driving along the National Road.
- You should pass by the following Municipality / City:
Depending on what time you arrive in Vigan, you can already stop-over this place and enjoy the beautiful spots that this place has to offer:
- The Vigan Church
- The Vigan Heritage Village
- Plaza Burgos where you can try Vigan Empanadas
- "Pagburnayan" (Pottery factories)
From Vigan, travel through the same National Road going towards Laoag. You will pass by the following Municipalities:
- San Ildefonso
Once in Laoag, you can enjoy the Tourist Attractions that include the following:
- La Paz Sand Dunes
- Marcos Museum
- Pagudpud Beach
- Cape Bojeador LigthHouse
- Patapat Bridge
- Sinking Tower
- Bangui WindMills
- and several old churches like the Paoay Church, San Nicolas Church, St. Williams Cathedral and Sta. Monica Church.
From the City of Laoag, proceed north going to Pagudpud. You will pass by the following Municipalities:
There you go... Hope this travel guide is helpful.
By PLANE (via Laoag or Vigan)