The North has a lot to offer with a reputation for generous hospitality, unspoiled nature and safety, it is no wonder Ilocandia is a place where kids and adults feel extraordinarily at ease to travel anytime of the year.

Your travel will be fun filled with learning activities to delight the young and old. First stop is Sarat, where the greatest president of the Philippines was born and raised. A quick stop to check and see the museum of his achievements for learning.

Marcos-Presidential CenterNext, is Paoay, where the “Sand Dunes” can be found and experience the ride on a 4×4 off road adventure? It’s like being in Dubai – never thought deserts can be where be found in a nature filled country like the Philippines? Yes, we have the taste of the Middle East in the north!

4×4 Paoay Sand Dunes Rides

Next stop is at Governor Chavit Singson’s “Baluarte” we get free entrance to see the great “Bengal” tiger and the many other exotic animals – also featuring the special huge real to life dinosaurs!

Baluarte Dinosaurs
Baluarte Dinosaurs

Take pictures at the Quirino Bridge or a trilling ride at the Bantay Zip Line – your choice! End of day 1, we will proceed to the Pagudpud for comfy dinner and sleep. Take a night swim or star gaze at nature’s wonders at a different angle away from smoke and traffic.


Day 2, relax and unwind at Saud beach. Travels like this, better bring sun block and easy to dry clothing. Had enough of the beach? A waterfall at the “Kabigan Falls” will surely cool you down with the icy fresh water of the mountains.

Kabigan Falls

Minutes away are the Bangui Windmill. A picture perfect location for a big jump capture with the whole group. Don’t forget to buy a souvenir to help out the guys.


“Strike a Pose” Group

Vigan is a place where you will find rich memories of history. A town fused with Asian and Spanish styled houses, is a great area for shopping for souvenirs. Taking pictures here is bringing you back to the 16th century. To get that better picture of vintage, bring a “barong” or get one in the local stores.

18th Century Houses

We will bring you to ‘Uno Bar and Grill for some time to unwind and enjoy the best of orgasmic food trip of Ilocandias’ best. Ready your shopping bags to take home kilos of “bagnet” and “empanadas”


On your way to Vigan from Pagudpud, stop overs to see the Viaduct, Kapurpurowan Rock formation, Cape Bojeador Lighthouse stop, Malacanang of the North, Juan Luna Shrine in Badoc and many more…

The tour is flexible to give you the time to truly enjoy each and every target area. It’s a mix and match that will cover your preference of choice. Every stop is far from the usual stop, its always a “Go” and snap your photos habit!

On your request we can always include stopping at:

  • Paoay Church
  • Crisologo Museum
  • Bantay Abot Cave
  • Paraiso ni Anton
  • Agua Grande Falls resort

And at times when you might need a quick snack bite at any local store. We assure you that your tour will be handled by very trained drivers and tour assistants. Its great traveling with your friends, colleagues, and specially with your family.


Simply, this tour is lesson field and packed with fun! Tailored fit for the for families, company outing vacations, friends outdoor bonding and just about for any group who wants to have a great travel experience.

Its budget friendly too!

At Barilla Travel and Tours, we believe that great travels don’t have to be expensive!

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