Last 6 Slots: Ultimate Pampanga Giant Parol and Bale Dutung Tour!

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For 5 years now, we have been showcasing one of the best Christmas Food Tours in our country today.

I don’t want OAP readers to miss this, here’s a last call for the last 6 slots for this saturday’s tour.

Don’t miss a Bale Dutung Kapampangan Christmas Feast by no other than Linamnam Authors Claude Tayag and Mary Ann Quioc.

Finally witness San Fernando Pampanga’s  Giant Lanterns (18 feet in diameter) Showdown.

Enjoy a one-of-a-kind food trip with Ivan Man Dy of Old Manila Walks fame, Ivan Henares of Ivan About Town and Anton Diaz of Our Awesome Planet! 

Here are more details about the tour:  

Related Blog Posts:
Claude Tayag’s Bale Dutung – The Best Kapampangan Restaurant in Pampanga
a Memorable Ultimate Kapampangan Show-Off (7.30am-12.30nn)
Lunch with Claude Tayag and Among Ed (12.30pm to 4.30pm)
Ligligan Parul – Pampanga’s Giant Lantern Festival (4.30pm to 12.30mn)

The Ultimate Pampanga GIANT CHRISTMAS LANTERN Food and Heritage Tour!

Tour Description:

Journey to the central heartland as we immerse ourselves in things Kapampangan!

From Buro to Baroque, it’s a fun-filled day as we poke around and get intimate with the very best of Pampanga’s cultural offerings. 

Gaze at the jewel-box of a church in Betis while wading through the lahar-buried town of Bacolor. 
We’ll stuff ourselves silly with a pre-Christmas Kapampangan noche buena fare by one of the country’s best known Kapampangan chefs, Claude Tayag~

And to it cap it off, get a front row view of the most dazzling display of Kapmpangan artistry the Ligligan Parul (Giant Lantern Festival) of San Fernando! It’s a tour with nothing but Kapampangan cool!

The Tour Experience
Betis Church* Town of Bacolor* Bale Dutung Restaurant* Pampanga Specialty Shops* Giant Parul Festival in San Fernando

When: December 17, 2011, SaturdayTime: 9:00 AM-11:00 PM (approx) 

Rate: P4,500.00/net/head (full board, includes: transfers, meals,tour,VIP Giant Lantern festival seats and some SERIOUS food binging!)

9:00 AM ETD (meeting place to be announced to confirmed participants)
Mid-morning departure with a smooth drive to Pampanga! 

10:30 ETA Bacolor First stop. Stop by this historic town which was almost wiped out by a volcanic eruption. Visit the half-buried church of San Guilliermo!

11:30 AM ETA Betis Church in Guagua Admire the beautiful interior of the province’s most treasured Barouqe structure- the 17th century church of Santiago Apostol.

1:00 PM ETA Bale Dutung in AngelesIndulge in a Kapampangan feast as learn cooking secrets witch chef, artist and writer Claude Tayag.

4:00 PM ETD Bale Dutung

5:00 PM ETA Pasalubong Shopping 

6:00 PM ETA Robinson’s Mall At leisure. Time to check out and shop for bargains at Pampanga’s biggest outlet mall.

7:00 PM Start of Ligligan Parul show (Approx)Be dazzled by the giant Christmas Lanterns of San Fernando as it dances in an interplay of music, songs and lighting artistry!

9:00 PM ETD San Fernando

11 PM Back to the city 

*Times are approximate
*Itinerary may change slightly in case of logistical limitations

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