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Travel from Sagada to Vigan

Sydney, Australia
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Travel from Sagada to Vigan


Is there a direct route from Sagada to Vigan and are the roads in good condition? We will be travelling in March, so expect this to be the dry season.

Thank you

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1. Re: Travel from Sagada to Vigan

From Sagada, you go down to Dantay Halsema hi-way (Sagada junction).

Make a right turn toward Baguio. Around 11kms you will cross a bridge in Sabangan and you will find a road going to Cervantes. That is the direct route to Ilocos.

I suggest you take the Abatan route so that you don't miss the Mt. Data where the scenery is much more beautiful than Banaue viewpoint, etc. (according to me and my passengers). Sabangan to Abatan is less than 40kms... i think. :-)

So Sagada to Abatan (3hrs), right turn at intersection going to Mankayan which lead to Cervantes. A junction at Cervantes, make a left turn going to Bessang pass national park and all the way to Tagudin, Ilocos Sur.

Strongly advice you leave Sagada before 8am. Have lunch at Abatan.

P.S. Bring coffee pot... you might want some coffee if you ever stop for the scenery. :-)

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2. Re: Travel from Sagada to Vigan

Forgot to mention roads from Dantay to Tagudin via Abatan are ok. There is a wash out portion of halsema hi-way (20meters+-) but can't remember which part/ town.

Avoid taking the Cervantes - Sta. Maria, Ilocos sur route.

Sydney, Australia
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3. Re: Travel from Sagada to Vigan

Thanks, TouristDriver, will keep this in mind.

Baguio, Philippines
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4. Re: Travel from Sagada to Vigan


We are currently at Baguio, and my family and I want to travel to Sagada today and Vigan the next day. Can you give us an advice on what route to take from Sagada to Vigan? Please reply as soon as you can, I really need your response. Thanks!

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5. Re: Travel from Sagada to Vigan

Touristdriver, I always wanted to go to Cervantes from Hanselma Highway but I was advised that a certain river sometimes overflow (or high level) that a vehicle has to wait because it may not be able to cross. Is it still true? Thanks.

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