LIGLIGAN PARUL 2012 + BALE DUTUNG Christmas Tour! (Dec. 15, Saturday)

Ligligan Parul 2007-32

Mangan Tamu! Ligligan Parul! The Ultimate Pampanga Food and Heritage Tour

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! 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!

Claude Tayag's Bale Dutung

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

When: December 15, 2012 (Saturday)

Time: 8:30 AM-11:00 PM (approx) 

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



8:30 AM: ETD (meeting place to be announced)
Mid-morning departure with a smooth drive to Pampanga!  

10:00 AM: 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!

10:30 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. 

12:00 PM: ETA Bale Dutung in Angeles
Indulge 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!

9:30 PM: ETD San Fernando

11:00 PM: Back to the city (approx)
*Times are approximate. Itinerary may change due to unforeseen circumstances

Join us for the Ultimate Pampanga Heritage & Culinary Tour this coming December 15, Saturday!

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