Ilocos Norte

Deserted beach at Pagudpud
Paoay church

Ilocos Norte is a province in the Ilocos Region, north of the Philippines.


Other destinations

Get in

By air

The province boasts of the Laoag International Airport, located in Laoag City. There are some scheduled flights to and from Hongkong, Guangzhou, Taiwan, and Korea. Domestic flights are also available via the national carrier Philippines Airlines.

By sea

Various sea going vessels are docked at the ports of San Fernando and Currimao and are used for interisland transport.

By land

Take a scenic bus trip from the capital Manila to Ilocos Norte, lasting about eight hours. Among the bus companies plying this route are the Philippine Rabbit, Partas , Dominion, Florida, Farinas, and Maria de Leon bus lines.

Get around

Map of Llocos Norte

Ilocos Norte is best explored on foot or riding the calesa, the traditional horse-drawn carriage that promises a unique experience in itself. Tricycles also abound for traveling short distances. Going from town to town would mean taking a bus, a mini-bus, or a jeepney.


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