Silay Ruins—a mansion built by sugar baron Mariano Ledesma Lacson for his wife. It was burned down during WWII by the American forces to prevent the Japanese Imperial Army from using it as headquarters .
Nelly’s Garden—a mansion owned by Don Vicente Lopez, it exemplifies the lifestyle of the rich and affluent sugar barons of the time.
Please note that Hotel accommodation and Tours subject to availability.
Day 1: Arrive Iloilo
Upon arrival, you will be met and transferred to your hotel for check-in. In the afternoon, meet our representative at the hotel lobby and visit the following: Museo Iloilo, Nelly’s Garden, Jaro Cathedral and Belfry, Ilongo Producers Association Trade Center.
Day 2: South Countryside Tour
The Miag-ao Countryside Tour first takes you to Oton—the first Spanish settlement on the island. Then to Tigbauan—location of one of Panay’s most beautiful churches, and Miag-ao town — site of the Church of Santo Tomas de Villanueva (a UNESCO World Heritage Site), the historical Miag-ao Church, and the Lola Rufina Heritage House.
Day 3: Depart for Bacolod
After breakfast, check-out and transfer to the pier for a hour ferry ride to Bacolod. Upon arrival, you will be met and trans-ferred to your hotel for check-in. Lunch at a local restaurant. Proceed to the Silay Ruins, followed by the Balay Negrense, the Jaladoni House Museum, and the Hofileña House Museum. Of particular interest at the latter are its rare art collections, among them are paintings by artists like Juan Luna, Jose Rizal (Philippine National Hero) and Felix Resurreccion Hidalgo.
Return to hotel late afternoon.
Day 4: Bacolod City Tour / Depart for Manila
After breakfast, proceed to Bacolod City Tour. A running tour of downtown Bacolod for a short orientation followed by a visit to the Negros Museum and International Toys Collection, Negros Showroom and Pasalubong Shop. Lunch will be at a local restaurant.
Return to hotel for check-out and transfer to domestic airport for your flight back to Manila. Check-in hotel upon arrival or proceed to airport for your return or onward journey.
2 Nights accommodation in Iloilo
Overnight accommodation in Bacolod
Tours as stated in the itinerary
Applicable entrance fees
Government taxes and service charge
Minimum of two persons
Rates are per person
Rates are in USD
Rate are valid until March 31, 2017 except Peak Season