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12 Best Tourist Spot in Pampanga
Pampanga is a province in Luzon in the Philippines that is so popular because of its proximity from Manila and their cuisine. In fact, Kapampangans are known to be one of the best cooks in the country! Angeles City in Pampanga is where Rachel came from, and it’s our home in the Philippines. If you are planning to visit Pampanga soon, then continue reading as we unveil some Pampanga Tourist Spots that you can’t miss in our Pampanga travel guide!
HOW TO GET TO PAMPANGA BY PLANE
There are flight companies going to Clark like Cebu Pacific and Air Asia, you can even get cheap flights from Singapore and Hong Kong. Also, Philippines have cheap flights going to Coron and Cebu from Clark International Airport.
HOW TO GET TO PAMPANGA BY BUS
And if you’re coming from Manila, there are also buses headed for Angeles City. For more information check, how to get to Angeles City from Manila and P2P bus going to Manila International Airport. There is also transportation going to San Fernando City.
PAMPANGA TOURIST SPOTS
1. FOOD TRIPPING IN PAMPANGA
Things to do in Pampanga,
This is a must try food in Pampanga, and take note Kapampangan’s are known to be good cooks. Sisig is the most popular dish in Pampanga. For starters, Sisig are just pig ears and head mixed with fried onions and chili, served with rice and calamansi. Our favorites are palabok, empanada, halo-halo and ube. In Susie´s you will find many different Kampangan options, and prices are very affordable.
2. HOT AIR BALLOON FESTIVAL
It’s celebrated in Summer around Clark area in Pampanga. It´s one of the biggest festivals celebrated in Angeles City for over 20 years already. If you are coming around this date, make sure you check this website to have full information about festival.
3. HIKE A MOUNTAIN
There are few mountains to hike around Pampanga. The most popular hiking place could be Mt. Pinatubo. Trekking this mountain can be done in a day, which involves, riding a 4×4 on a lahar field, and 3-hour trekking back and forth. Below are some of the price packages if you are coming from Manila:
4. MIYAMIT FALLS
Miyamit Falls is located in Barangay Sapang Uwak, Porac in Pampanga. The trail for this fall is easy and rewarding plus you’ll love the green sceneries around it. Tourists and locals love this fall because of its proximity to Manila plus the relaxation it brings. And of course, you could even swim here!
5. PRADERA WATER PARK IN LUBAO & DECA WAKEBOARD PARK
Waterboarding near Manila? The answer is Pradera Verde! Wakeboarding could be hard but it’s definitely worth a try. It’s possible to learn in a day! The prices start at 250 PHP.
Another wakeboarding spot that you shouldn’t miss! Pump those adrenalines once more as you ride these boards on high speed. You’ll love the lush sceneries everywhere as you enjoy yourself on wakeboarding in Jose P. Laurel Avenue in Pampanga. Definitely a must try tourist spot in Pampanga!
6. DINOSAURS ISLAND
An animatronic theme park that is very good for family hangouts, and of course, full of dinosaurs. Dinosaurs Island is open every day, from 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM. There are lots of promos that you could check on their website
7. SANDBOX IN PAMPANGA
Located in Sapang Uwak, Porac in Pampanga, the thrills and challenges Sandbox will give are extraordinary. You’re safe but you still have the feeling that you aren’t because of the adventure! This place is great for a quick escape and a must-visit place in Pampanga. Try to be a bit competitive and finish every challenge faster than your friends and families!
8. HOLY ROSARY PARISH CHURCH & MUSEO NING ANGELES
Holy Rosary Parish Church is one of the most iconic places in Angeles City, the locals call it “Pisambang Maragul”. Santo Rosario Church, or now known as the Holy Rosary Parish Church is a beautiful sight to visit having two tall towers and castle-like structures but more than its magnificent exterior, this house of worship carries a lot of controversial history that was held during the Spanish era. It’s a must-visit in the list of Pampanga tourist spots!
Museo ning Angeles (Museum of Angeles) is a priceless asset and a vintage circa 1920 structure. The building is a museum piece by itself, located at the prime "Santo Rosario Historic District" across the Holy Rosary Cathedral. This edifice was constructed in 1922 and served as the Municipio del Pueblo or Town Hall until 1998. The Museum has become the venue of the city’s cultural activities be it from the private or government sector. From the time it opened in the year 1999, it has been a beehive of activity from exhibits, art classes, concerts, venue for performances and climax for traditional celebrations. In June 2012, the National Museum of the Philippines declared the Museo ning Angeles as an “Important Cultural Property of the Philippines,” the first cultural property to be given such a distinction. The museum is currently administered by Kuliat Foundation, Inc.
Zoocobia Fun Zoo can be anyone’s go-to place, whether a family with kids, grown-ups or group or friends, this is one of the places you won’t forget! There are so many thrilling activities for fun-lovers of all ages will surely enjoy. Besides from the rides, they also serve affordable meals that provides a little bit of everything for you to try. Entrance fee is 300-400 PHP for adults while children under three feet can go inside for free!
10. PUNNING HOT SPRING
Puning Hot Spring in Angeles City is a full-service hot spring that will surely pamper you to the max. It has natural hot springs that purify your skin and detox your system. Besides from its hot spring, they also provide multiple spa services. Throughout, the view is beautiful and the entire experience is ultra-relaxing, yeah ultra! Prices start from 3 500 PHP per person for a minimum of 3 people.
11. SKY RANCH SAN FERNANDO PAMPANGA
Missing the rides in the city? Try riding here at Sky Ranch. This place is good for families, friends and just you, it’s fine too. You’ll enjoy the ambiance of this happy place because everybody is just enjoying every ride and attraction they try. You would surely enjoy the experience in Sky Ranch!
12. AQUA PLANET
Aqua Planet sits on a 10-hectare property inside Clark Freeport Zone, Pampanga, Philippines. It is the Philippines’ newest and most modern water theme park with 38 water slides and attractions suitable for guests of all ages. It is the first-phase of a 122- hectare integrated resort project built in the growing Freeport. It also has facilities to cater guests with disabilities. For those looking for food, beverages and shopping, Aqua Planet has 8 designated shop & dine areas to choose from…
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