Motorcycle Tour of the Philippines – Luzon


As some of you may know, one of the items in my bucket list is to actually visit all provinces in the Philippines via motorbike.

This page chronicles my journey throughout Luzon.

Motorcycle Tour of the Philippines – Luzon

1 photo per province.

Goal is to reach all provinces in Luzon by Motorcycle.

Photos Arranged alphabetically.

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Abra ✓
Albay ✓
Apayao ✓
Aurora ✓
Bataan ✓
Batanes
Batangas ✓
Benguet ✓
Bulacan ✓
Cagayan ✓
Camarines Norte ✓
Camarines Sur ✓
Catanduanes
Cavite ✓
Ifugao ✓
Ilocos Norte ✓
Ilocos Sur ✓
Isabela ✓
Kalinga ✓
La Union ✓
Laguna ✓
Marinduque ✓
Masbate
Mountain Province ✓
Nueva Ecija ✓
Nueva Vizcaya ✓
Occidental Mindoro
Oriental Mindoro ✓
Palawan ✓
Pampanga ✓
Pangasinan ✓
Quezon ✓
Quirino ✓
Rizal ✓
Romblon
Sorsogon ✓
Tarlac ✓
Zambales ✓

Abra

Casamata Hill, Abra

August 21, 2012

Albay

The 400 year old St. Stephen Parish Church in Ligao, Albay

April 6, 2012

Apayao

Boundary of Cagayan and Apayao Province

August 23, 2012

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Aurora

Maria Aurora, Aurora

February 16, 2014

The mountain pass of Bongabon – Nueva Ecija – Aurora

Bataan

Mt. Samat in Pilar, Bataan

December 28, 2008

Batangas

Mabini Shrine in Tanauan, Batangas

May 10, 2009

Benguet

Highest Point in the Philippine Highway System
7400 ft. above Sea Level
Cattubo, Atok, Benguet

Conquered McArthur Hi-way, Kennon Road, and Halsema Hi-way in Knobbies (650 kms)

February 15, 2009

Bulacan

Hilltop @ Norzagaray, Bulacan

March 22, 2009

Cagayan

Tuguegarao City, Cagayan

Solo Ride – North Loop (1300 kms)

July 29, 2009

Camarines Norte

The gateway to Bicolandia

April 5, 2012

Camarines Sur

April 5, 2012

Cavite

1 hour from Manila to Caylabne

Crusing speed – 105kph
Top Speed – 117 kph

80kph on twisties

February 25, 2010

Ifugao

Banawe, Ifugao

Smiling locals, background is the Banawe Rice Terraces

December 16, 2010

Ilocos Norte

Patapat Viaduct in Pagudpud – 3 kms of Concrete Hi-way above the sea connecting Cagayan and Ilocos Norte

All Mine.

July 30, 2009

Ilocos Sur

National Historical Site – Sta. Maria Church and Bell Tower in Sta. Maria, Ilocos Sur

August 21, 2012

Isabela

March 22, 2009


Kalinga

Tabuk, Kalinga

480 kms from Manila

Military and Police checkpoint every 5 kilometers

December 15, 2010

La Union

Signal No.2

July 30, 2009

Laguna

Pagsanjan, Laguna

completing the Laguna Loop for the first time

December 7, 2008

Marinduque

December 28, 2011

Gasan, Marinduque

Overlooking the Sibuyan Sea

Kymco Super 8

Mountain Province

Halsema highway

Bontoc, Mountain Province

December 17, 2010

Nueva Ecija

in Gapan (Boundary of Bulacan and Nueva Ecija)

Honda Wave

March 22, 2009

Nueva Vizcaya

Entering Santa Fe

with Bumblebee

July 29, 2009

Oriental Mindoro

Gloria, Oriental Mindoro

with some members of the AFP manning a checkpoint

November, 2008

Palawan Wildlife Crocodile Farm

Palawan

At the Palawan Wildlife Rescue and Conservation Center located in Barangay Irawan

July 26, 2013

Pampanga

Stop Over at Caltex Dau

Had to sleep on the sidewalk after 36 hours straight + 800 kms with my riding buddy Ely (earth_rider)

Pangasinan

October 11, 2010

Quezon

Gumaca, Quezon

April 6, 2012

Quirino

Cabarroguis, Quirino

August 24, 2012

Rizal

Angono, Rizal – Where to go next?

December 7, 2008

Sorsogon

The Last town in Luzon Island – Matnog, Sorsogon

Of all the road markers in Luzon, this is the last one. The end of Luzon.

Approximately 670 kms from Km. 0 (Rizal Shrine)

April 6, 2012

Tarlac

Paniqui, Tarlac roadside stop-over

February 14, 2009

Zambales

Olongapo City, Zambales

Yamaha Nouvo Z w/ E30 Tour Givi Box

September 26, 2010

Live Free…

– Erik Gatmaitan is the author of http://www.pinoyrider.com – Journeying the Philippines SOLO on a motorbike.

Follow his adventures on his website or through his Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/PinoyRider

88 thoughts on “Motorcycle Tour of the Philippines – Luzon

  1. Sir good day, ang lupit ng trip nio po hehehe nakakainggit. Well, nagpaplan po kami ng wife ko na magbyahe and magmotor lang sana kami, saan po yung suggest nio na malapit lapit lang po pero magiging memorable para samin magasawa? taga cavite po kami, nakapunta na po kami ng tagaytay, nasugbu, and yung pinakamalayo is yung taal batangas which is binalikan namin kasi sobra kami nagenjoy with their heritage houses and yung mga churches. sana po makahanap kayo ng time to reply on my comment :) and ingat po sir lagi sa byahe…… GODBLESS po

  2. Good Morning,
    tanung lang po. plan namin magbiyahe papunta nueva ecija. thrue motor dito po kami manggagaling sa bf homes paranaque. pa-sketch naman po ng mga dadaanan lugar?

    thanks
    janet

  3. Hi, how many hours would it take if i hit the road going to patapat bridge from taguig city or perhaps from monumento?

  4. Good to see this. We’re done Manila – Tagaytay, now we’re going to Cabiao,Nueva Ecija on Oct 22, 2016… Looking forward to more North Road Trips.. Thank you!

  5. Sir pwede makahingi ng tip? :) plano kasi namin pumunta ng Bolinao Pangasinan. saan magandang way from Manila to Bolinao? Maraming salamat… Ride Safe… :)

  6. Sir Can I Ask Po ?
    Pano Po Makapunta Sa Alfonso Cavite Crossing Near At Mendez Using Nouvo Automatic Motorcycle ?

    San Po Yung Routa Na Dadaanan ? At Tama Po Ba Na Sa Las Pinas Po Ako Dadaan ?

    I’ll Appreciate It Kung Tutulungan Nyo Po Sana Ako Maraming Salamat Po

    Godbless Po :)

    • scrive:Sai Elisabetta che non ho mai provato a realizzare lo yogurt home -made? sarà finalmente la volta buona? che meraviglia il tuo! solo a guardarlo mi viene l&1al#7;acquo2in8:) buona settimana:)

  7. Hi mga riders ask ko lng po kung kaya magtravel from Manila to Baguio ang kymco super 8 150cc may back ride po ako yung wife ko. Thanks

    • from San Pedro take the National Highway and service road going to EDSA, from EDSA turn right to MacArthur Hiway in Valenzuela (landmark:Monumento Circle) … from Macarthur stay on the National Highway going to

  8. Hey nice article ,I love your passion for travel,I am in Manila,I want to ride on a 200cc bike to Subic,what is the best possible route? Thanks

    • from Cavite take the national highway going to San Pablo/Tiaong. From Mcdonald’s Villa Escudero, take the left diversion road skipping Tiaong Town Proper. At the end of the Diversion road is a left turn to the National Highway passing thru Quezon, Camarines Norte, Camarines Sur, then Albay.

  9. hi…, i want to know how to travel to albay via motorcycle ride with my husband, can you please send me a guide to my e-mail add., thanks & more power.

  10. Hello po! i enjoyed reading your blog, ive been wandering din using my motorcycle i wanted to take a trip to ilocos sur from manila need specific details po sa mga dadaanan,kung san ang route ko,,need help po, thanks

  11. sir pa help nmn po ako alis po kase ako sa sabado ng umaga or linggo papuntang tuguegarao meron po ba safe route na hndi na dadaan sa bulacan kase baha ngayon dun gawa ng bagyong lando. thank you

  12. Hi sir, i was searching for the route from baliwag to laguna, then seen this site.. Very helpful.. Ask q lng po ilang oras, aproximately ung biyahe via motorcycle ung route from baliwag to sanpedro laguna? Thanks.. More power and God bless..

  13. HI nice photos and amazing report, i would like to know if you know where i can rent Motorbike in Manila to travel up north and in Palawan to travel to el nido ..

    i would really love it if you can recommend any motorbike shop rental where they have good bike 200cc and above …. thank you so much and waiting on your reply…

  14. sir pede mo po ba ituro sakin ang mga street o lugar na dadaanan ko papuntang atok benguet ang gamit eh motorsiklo lang… mang-gagaling po ako sa manila specifically tondo,manila.. nag google map po ako eh ang dadaanan lang po papunta dun nlex eh hindi naman pde motor dun diba po? salamat po

  15. Hi Sir Good Day po ask ko lang po san po pwedeng dumaan papuntang batangas lipa pag taga cainta po maraming salamat po

  16. Sir yung manila to palawan pano po ang route nyan… Roro po ba yan or kelangan s ship cargo ang motor.. Reply would be appreciated

  17. sir tanong ko lang po sana kung ano po yung safe recommended nyo na gasolina for honda tmx125. ang gamit ko po is gold pero naramdaman ko po na mabilis uminit engine ko.looking forward po for your good advice,balak ko po kase magbyahe solo from san fernando la union to naga city bikol. wala po kase akong mahanap na mga riders na pwede konh sabayan going to bikol. and please do more advice about po sa pag mentain ng motor ko po para mas lao gumanda takbo nya..looking forward po sa relpy nyo.thank you so much and more power

  18. hi… newbie here.. plan ko po sna itravel ang motor ko po from SAN FERNANDO PAMPANGA to MALINTA VALENZUELA…

    hope i can invite anyone here to join me ^____^ ask ko din po sna if what route ang susundin….

  19. Pinoy Rider, I’m from Cagayan. I am planning for a ride from Tuguegarao City to Vigan, Ilocos Sur via Cordillera Region then pass by Ilocos Norte back to Cagayan. Hindi ko pa nasubukang tahakin ang ruta via CAR; safe lang kaya dumaan doon lalo na’t solo rider din ako?

  20. nice journey,,,,sir gusto ko sana magbyahe sa sagada kaya lang my backride ako,hnd ba mahihirap yung motor ko pag byahe ng ganun kalayo.txtbk sir???thks..

  21. Sir ayus mga Byahe nyo, gusto ko sana subukan pero start ako hometown bulacan bulacan. San ba mga suggentions nyo yun balak ko din gawin weekly iba ibang lugar.
    TIA

  22. Sir, ask lng po, kng ano ung magandang motor na tipid pa, balak ko kasi uwian ako ng naga city monthly…ano po mapayo mo?
    thanks po, antay ko reply mo… 😀

  23. Hi

    nakakabilib ang ginawa mo. Nung nagtravel ka to cam sur, from what location ka nagstart at ilang oras ba yung travel time?

  24. Sir, newbie here. Just wanna ask for directions going to mount sea resort cavite from pasig. I am using fz16. TIA. kung makakapag bigay kayo ng map. THX

  25. saludo ako syo sir.. very inspiring yang bawat paglalakbay mo.. hopefully one day mamit kita.. plano ko din mag roadtrip eh.. kaya kumukuha ako ng idea dito.. salamat sir.. isa kang tunay na RIDER..

  26. 1st pu its not a comment ask lng pu ako sir ng route going to nueva ecija,im from calamba laguna pu…yan pu e-add ko mail nu aman pu ako..

    • Thanks for posting.

      You may take Calamba – San Pedro (via National Road) – Muntinlupa – C5 – Katipunan Ave – Commonwealth – North Avenue – EDSA – Monumento – Valenzuela (via McArthur Hi-way) – Marilao – Baliwag – Gapan, Nueva Ecija.

      Ride Safely!

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