Villa Escudero and Sampaloc Lake
San Pablo City, Quezon Province
Nov 17, 2012 Saturday
Experience the allure of Philippine country life at Villa Escudero Plantations and Resort. A self-contained working coconut plantation, It was founded in the 1880s by Don Placido Escudero and his wife Dona Claudia Marasigan. Originally planted to sugarcane, the crop was converted to coconut by their son Don Arsenio Escudero in the early 1900s. A pioneering agro-industrialist, he built the country’s first working hydroelectric plant to supply his dessicated coconut factory and Villa Escudero, where he and his wife Dona Rosario Adap built in 1929.
From its humble beginnings, the resort has become a prime tourist destination for locals, overseas Filipinos and a wide array of foreign visitors to the country. It has a worldwide reputation as a showcase for the Philippines’ rich cultural heritage, offering a beguiling glimpse of its history, cuisine, dress, customs and natural beauty a mere two hours away from Manila.
You’ll be welcomed with a warm greeting and a cool tropical drink. Be exhilarated by majestic volcanic mountains, rows of regal coconut trees, luxuriant fields and the happy faces and light-hearted voices of the village folk. All combine into a distinct adventure.
After lunch, enjoy the Philippine Experience Show and watch the country’s cultural legacy come beautifully to life. Paddle a native bamboo raft on the still waters of the lake, explore the grounds, watch for many of the 95 recorded resident bird species, take a dip at the pool or tour the rural village in a colorful jeepney and observe how coconut is harvested. At Villa Escudero, there are so many ways to spend your day.
5:30 am Assembly and departure
8:00 am ETA Sampaloc Lake and road trip around it
9:30 am ETA Villa Escudero,
Welcome Drinks and freshen up
Museum tour then Carabao Ride,
Option to do Bamboo Rafting or Swimming pool
11 am Filipino Buffet lunch by the waterfalls
Option for Siesta, Bamboo Rafting or Swimming pool
2 pm Cultural Dances then Village Tour
4 pm ETD Villa Escudero
6 pm ETA Manila
Package rate: P 1999/pax
- Welcome cool tropical drink
- Museum tour
- Carabao ride
- Use of Swimming pool and facilities
- Use of Bamboo Raft
- Grand Filipino Buffet Lunch by the Waterfalls (softdrinks not included)
- Cultural Tour if your going on Friday to Saturday
- Village Tour
Guaranteed Minimum Departure: 11 participants
Not included are the and tips to the guide
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