Camarines Sur Top Religious Sites Full-Day Private Tour with Lunch & Transfers from Legazpi City
Join this one-day excursion to see the beautiful religious sites and other attractions of Camarines Sur. Visit Peñafrancia Basilica, Holy Rosary Seminary, Naga Metropolitan Cathedral, CamSur Watersport Complex, Sonrisa Farm, Bidi Bidi, and HGQ Handicrafts. This is the perfect package for travelers who want to immerse themselves in the culture of Camarines Sur. This tour gives you the opportunity to explore Camarines Sur in the comforts of a private air-conditioned van with the company of your local guide. You will also enjoy a delicious complimentary lunch.
Your tour will begin once you are picked up at your accommodation in Legazpi City. You will visit the Holy Rosary Seminary in Naga. The Holy Rosary is recognized as the oldest Christian higher educational institute for the clergy in the Philippines. This 18th-century Italian Renaissance-inspired seminary is also a National Historical Landmark.
After the trip to the seminary, you will be dropping by the home of the region’s patron saint, Our Lady of Penafrancia. The statue of Our Lady of Penafrancia is housed in the Basílica Minore de Peñafrancia or the Peñafrancia Basilica. Aside from the venerated image of Camarines Sur’s patroness, you will also be fascinated by the basilica’s neoclassical designs and numerous Christian symbols.
You will also stop by the Naga Metropolitan Cathedral. The cathedral boasts a Spanish-Romanesque architechture which features a high arch, beautiful ceiling paintings, retablos, and stained glass windows. The cathedral is also known for being the biggest church in Southern Luzon.
Also on your itinerary is the CamSur Watersports Complex, a cable park designed for wakeskating and wakeboarding. This world-class watersport park is one of Camarines Sur’s must-visit places.
Before you end your trip, you will also visit Sonrisa Farm, a 3.5-hectare property near the foot of Mount Isarog where you can see sustainable farming being practiced, BidiBidi Cafe, a cafe slash art studio that showcases the arts and crafts of Bicolana women, and HGQ Handicrafts, where you can buy locally made essentials and souvenirs.
You may also opt to stop at Kawa-Kawa Hill and Pancit Bato Factory. Kawa-Kawa Hill boasts an unobstructed view of the entire city, its nearby towns, as well as the famous Mayon Volcano. You will also see larger-than-life statues of the Stations of the Cross here. Commune with nature as you explore Kawa-Kawa Hill’s lush greeneries and animal sanctuaries. Pancit Bato Factory is the top producer of the town’s unique noodles. You will see tons of block-shaped noodles ready for distribution. You will also have the chance to witness how this local delicacy is made.
After touring these attractions in Camarines Sur, you will head back to Legazpi City and will be dropped off at your accommodations.
Book this tour and get the chance to explore Camarines Sur’s religious and adventurous side. Check the availability by choosing a date.
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This is a private tour. Activities not indicated are to be paid on site should guests want to avail themselves.
Children Friendly: Yes!
Pet Friendly: Yes!
Senior Citizen/PWD Friendly: Yes!
Pick-up time is at 8:00am within Legazpi City only. To change the pick-up time and location please request in advance so our operator may check if the itinerary will fit as we may need to move the pick-up time if the location is far and additional fee may apply.
The operator may cancel the tour in case of force majeure or unforeseen circumstances like weather conditions. In this case, you will be given the option to reschedule or request a full refund. Note that being late by 15-30 minutes without any advice is considered a no-show. Schedule cancellation requests must be made 48 hours before your original subject to approval.