Guimaras Island Day Tour (Land tour)

Cultural & Theme Tours in Iloilo

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Welcome to Wander Guimaras! We know how many different things there are to do in Guimaras. We know how that when planning a trip here, every experience counts. That's why our tours are built by locals for locals.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Smallest PlazaThe Smallest Plaza in the Philippines can be found in Guimaras Island. This once earned a title in the Guinness Book of World Records as the smallest plaza in the world. Another country already surpassed this record, however it remains as the smallest plaza in the Philippines.Duration: 10 minutesStop At: Holy Family Hills, Guimaras Island, VisayasThe Holy Family Hills is a place of spiritual renewal. It is flocked by visitors during Holy Weeks who seek a peaceful refuge and who would like to enlighten their minds, spirit and get deeper with their faith. You can also book your group for retreats, to visit the Way of the Cross or other religious activities.Duration: 10 minutesStop At: Navalas Church, VisayasBuilt in 1880, the Navalas Church is the oldest roman catholic church and the only existing heritage church in the Island of Guimaras . The architecture of this quaint church is reminiscent of the Jaro Cathedral in Iloilo, which is due to Guimaras being a vista of Jaro during the Spanish period.Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Roca Encantada, Guimaras Island, VisayasOne of Guimaras ’ famous landmarks is the summer house of the Lopez Clan built atop a hill, also known as Roca Encantada or “Enchanted Rock”. The house was built in 1910 in honor of Dona Presentacion Hofilena Lopez. Suprisingly despite the modern exterior, the idyllic mansion is a “heritage house” as declared by the National Heritage Institute.Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Guimaras WINDMILL co Sumbing Family by CORAThe 54MW wind farm will be located in the Municipality of San Lorenzo, Guimaras, along the Guimaras Strait. The strait formed between the islands of Guimaras and Negros, effectively funnels the wind passing through the area which makes it ideal for harnessing wind energy.The San Lorenzo Wind Project is expected to bring not only a sustainable source of energy but also new opportunities for the community and the people of GuimarasDuration: 30 minutesStop At: Trappist Monastery, Guimaras Island, VisayasThe Trappist Monastery grounds is a peaceful and sacred enclave in Guimaras run by monks of the Cistercian Order of the Strict Observance. These monks follow the rule of St. Benedict and are best known for the extreme austerity or strictness that characterizes their discipline.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: National Mango Research and Development Center, Guimaras Island, VisayasThe mangoes of Guimaras Island are certified free of mango seed and pulp weevils and other pests due to NMRDC’s extensive research and support of its fruit production. It is also the only province in the country that is capable of exporting high-quality mangoes to the United States and Australia. Its mission is to spearhead the development and adoption of cost effective or environment friendly technologies, transform the disaggregate industry into a well-managed system and enhance exportation.Duration: 20 minutesStop At: Guisi Lighthouse, Guimaras Island, VisayasThe Guisi Lighthouse is an 18th century Spanish-colonial lighthouse built beside the beach. It was built to guide mariners passing the Iloilo and Guimaras strait. The lighthouse can be reached by following a light trail. The 15-minute uphill trek to the Guisi Lighthouse also provides a great view of the beach. At the top of the hill are the ruins of a Spanish-colonial outpost and the rotting remains of the metal lighthouse structure. Although the condition of the old lighthouse is already in disarray the Guimarasnons take pride in having the second oldest lighthouse, next to the old lighthouse in Aparri, Cagayan.Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Guimaras Provincial CapitolGuimaras Provincial Capitol is next to San Miguel and is located in Province of Guimaras, Western Visayas, PhilippinesDuration: 15 minutes

What’s included

  • Bottled water
  • Private transportation
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Entry/Admission - Smallest Plaza
  • Entry/Admission - Holy Family Hills
  • Entry/Admission - Navalas Church
  • Entry/Admission - Roca Encantada
  • Entry/Admission - Guimaras WINDMILL co Sumbing Family by CORA
  • Entry/Admission - Trappist Monastery
  • Entry/Admission - National Mango Research and Development Center
  • Entry/Admission - Guisi Lighthouse
  • Entry/Admission - Guimaras Provincial Capitol

What’s not included

  • Lunch