Discover the vibrant capital of Aklan on this sightseeing tour to Kalibo. This full-day private tour gives you the chance to explore Kalibo’s attractions other than the white sand beaches of Boracay. Enjoy the convenience and comfort of an air-conditioned van throughout the trip. You will also be treated to an unlimited oyster lunch.
You will visit Aklan Freedom Shrine, Kalibo Pastrana Park, St. John the Baptist Cathedral, Museo it Aklan, Pina Weaving Site, Bakhawan Eco-Park, Cardinal Jaime Sin Monument, and Papierus Arts and Crafts, or Jocyl’s Food Products. If your accommodation is in Kalibo Proper, you will enjoy free hotel pick-up and drop-off.
Once you are picked up, your guide will discuss the day's itinerary. Listen closely as your guide briefs you about the fun-filled tour ahead. Situated two hours from Boracay, Kalibo is famous for its Ati-Atihan Festival during January. Unbeknownst to many travelers, this quiet town has a lot of hidden gems waiting to be discovered.
You will be passing by the Golden Salakot, an antique shop full of authentic local goods. Your first stop is the Aklan Freedom Shrine. It is a historical landmark that commemorates the 19 martyrs of Aklan. Up nest is the Kalibo Pastrana Park. Located in the heart of Kalibo, this park is where the Ati-Atihan festivities take place in mid-January.
Afterward, proceed to St. John the Baptist Cathedral. Also known as the Kalibo Cathedral, it is the oldest church in Aklan. You will now make your way to Museo it Aklan next. This beautifully-restored building is where you can learn about the traditions and culture of the province. It serves as the repository of the town’s heritage.
You will also visit the Piña weaving site. Piña weaving is one of the oldest industries in the province of Aklan. Watch and learn as locals practice this traditional art. You will now head to Tambak, Aklan for your sumptuous unlimited talaba (oyster) lunch.
Afterward, you will proceed to Bakhawan Eco-Park, a two-hundred twenty-hectare mangrove forest in Kalibo. Learn about the mangrove restoration project while enjoying the cool breeze. Up next is the Cardinal Jaime Sin Monument, a monument to the Aklan-born cardinal who was instrumental in the People Power Revolution.
To cap off your tour, you will drop by at Papierus Arts and Crafts. Buy authentic handmade paper products for your friends and loved ones back home. Another alternative is Jocyl’s Food Products, where you can purchase treats to take home.
Come along on this sightseeing tour to Kalibo and discover the hidden gems of the province. Check the availability by choosing a date.
- All our guides speak English.
- Not all establishments accept credit or debit cards, and ATMs can be limited.