Ilocos Norte is on the north western corner of Luzon Island, 463 kilometers north of Manila, and approximately a 12-hour drive on an easy pace with limited stopovers. Yes, Ilocos Norte is quite a long haul, especially, when traveling by land. That is the most common reason which kept travelers from journeying north. So here are 11 reasons why you should take the road trip to Ilocos Norte.
Driving there takes you to scenic coastal highways passing by many parts of Ilocos Sur and Ilocos Norte. Bound by the vast West Philippine Sea (formerly South China Sea) on its west, the road opens to a stunning view irresistibly in dire need of a stopover simply to absorb the beauty we don’t get to see everyday. The journey is the destination.