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Friday, August 05, 2011

Tour of Negros Occidental by Museum Foundation of the Philippines

Tour of Negros Occidental
Organized by the Museum Foundation of the Philippines, Inc.

Negros is known as the sugar central of the Philippines. The cultivation of sugar and the affluence it brought to the island’s economy created a unique lifestyle. This is best reflected in its heritage houses, museums, churches and the delectable food served on its table. An intimate glimpse of “La Dulce Vida” awaits you. Join us and discover what the Sweet Life in Negros is all about.

August 18, 2011 to 20, 2011
Cost per person P20,000 for MFPI members, P22,000 for non-members
Inclusive of air fare, travel insurance, accommodation, tour transportation, meals, entrance and guide fees.

Tour Itinerary

August 18, 2011 --Thursday
Arrive Bacolod Airport at 9:40 am (PR 133 -- leaves Manila 8:30 am)
Proceed to L Fisher Hotel for check-in
Bacolod City Tour -- Negros Museum
Drive thru San Sebastian Cathedral, plaza, Rizal Elementary School, Negros Occidental High School, Magsungay & Old Airport on the way to lunch
Lunch at Aboy's Restaurant
Bago City Tour – Balay ni Tan Juan Araneta, Mayu Silk Farm
ANP Showroom
Dinner at Chicken House Mandalagan
Dessert at Orange Gallery (owned by artist Charlie Co, located right next door to Chicken House Mandalagan)

August 19, 2011 -- Friday
Santa Clara Chapel
Ramon Hofilena Heritage House
Balay Negrense
Lunch at Torino-Bantug Fishpond hosted by Mrs. Armita Rufino, MFPI President
Balay ni Tana Dicang, Talisay, with merienda hosted by the in-house Capitana Gallery of Albert Avellana
Aniceto Lacson/Claparols House
The Ruins, Talisay City
Dinner at Café/Trattoria Uma
Coffee & dessert at Calea

August 20, 2011 -- Saturday
St. Joseph the Worker Chapel, Victorias
Lunch at Hda. Sta Rosalia with buffet menu prepared by Chef Jomi Gaston
Chapel of the Cartwheels, Manapla
Bernardino Jalandoni Heritage House, Silay
El Ideal -- coffee break
Depart for Manila at 6:45 pm (PR 136-arrives Manila 7:50 pm)

For reservations and inquiries, please contact Elvie or Mae at the Museum Foundation of the Philippines office: Tel 404 2685, 697 9509 or 0949 3338211 (Elvie) or 0927 8484680 (Mae). You may also contact Flor Cortez at 722 9073 or Tonie Bautista at 810 6912.

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