Immerse yourself in the evolution of Clark in a full-day journey to the past as we bring you to places of historical treasures and cultural values with this family-friendly tour. If you’re one a history buff looking for an adventure close to Manila, then this day tour to Pampanga is just what you need.
Your tour guide will pick you up from your accommodation and bring you straight to the 4D Clark Theater and Museum in Mabalacat, Pampanga. Here, you will enjoy learning about Clark’s history through the various collection of artifacts, archives, and interactive displays featured inside. After having your fill of historical displays, you will then proceed on a rolling tour, starting with the Parade Grounds, a 2.5-kilometer walk-run path that is made up of a specialized anti-skid rubberized paint. You will also make your way to the seventeen Barn Houses which were built in 1903 by the US military.
Further down the vicinity, you will see more heritage sites, including the Historical Buildings which are mostly built in the early 90s. Each building served a different purpose during and after the colonial era. One of these buildings is called the “White House.” Built in1910, it was once used as a headquarters for the US air force. It is now the designated residence for Philippine Presidents for when they take a visit to Clark.
For a breather, you will be brought to the Bicentennial Park—a favorite among picnickers due to its lush grounds and shady trees. There is a playground here made up of swings, slides, and monkey bars that youngsters and young at heart will enjoy. You will then pass by the K9 Cemetery, where military dogs that served the United States Air Force are buried. From there, you will be heading to Lily Hill, the highest point in Clark. Take a breath of fresh air and allow yourself to be awed by the airfield complex area from a bird’s eye view.
After the sightseeing, you will enjoy lunch at a local restaurant before you head to Nayong Pilipino (Filipino Village). The village is composed of several miniature replicas of the country’s natural and man-made wonders, such as the Banaue Rice Terraces in Ifugao, Barasoain Church in Bulacan, and Mount Tabon in Palawan to name a few. They also hold educational performances to showcase Filipino culture.
Around three kilometers from Nayong Pilipino is the Hansa Toy Factory. Here, you will see real-life-looking stuffed toys handmade by the Filipino workers. To end the tour, you will stop by the Deco Central Clark that features locally crafted furniture which Pampanga takes pride of.
Discover the iconic attractions in Clark, Pampanga on this full-day sightseeing tour. Check availability by choosing a date.
- All our guides speak English.
- Not all establishments accept credit or debit cards, and ATMs can be limited