HISTORICAL HUB OF CENTRAL LUZON, MANILA PHILIPPINES Pride in the Past... Hope for the FutureBataan Museum, Mt.Samat & Shine of ValorRunning Tour: Death March Marker, Friendship Tower Heritage Tour to Las Casas Filipinas de Acuzar. Entrance fee, Use of Beach Area, River Cruise, Calesa Ride, Php500 dining credit.The Shrine of Valor (Dambana ng Kagitingan) that stands majestically on top of the Mt. Samat in Pilar is a testimony to the gallantry and sacrifices of the men and women who with their blood, tears, and sweat made the grounds of Bataan hallow.Live in the Spanish Era. (Las Casas Filipinas de Acuzar in Bagac) with a guided walking tour around Las Casas Filipinas de Acuzar showcasing every single heritage house in the resort. The tour includes hearing the historical and cultural significance of the heritage houses.
0700H - Pick-up at the Hotel then proceed Bataan
1030H - Estimated Time of arrival in Bataan
– Start of Bataan Tour
* Hanging Bridge
(cross to these kanawan hanging bridge)
* Coral Stone Church
(Our Lady of the Pillar Church is over 400 years old, one of the oldest in the whole of Bataan (Abucay Church being the oldest). Though I can see no historical markers on its walls—which is said to be made from coral stone)
* Pawikan Conservation Center
(Bataan community organization in Morong named Bantay Pawikan, Inc. started the first community-based conservation program of Marine Turtles with the help of UNDP-GEF-SGP-PRRM and the Provincial Government in 1999. Soon other communities and groups in neighboring towns replicated the conservation work and is going on up to present.
The efforts now collectively contribute in the protection of nesting turtles, collection and hatching of eggs and releasing of hatchlings to the sea)
*Las Casas Filipinas De Acuzar Heritage Walking Tour
(Dubbed as the country’s first and only heritage resort by the sea, Las Casas Filipinas de Acuzar in Bagac will take you back and show what the 18th-century Philippines look like. The 100-acre land is home to almost forty original Spanish-Filipino colonial structures, most significantly the casas which served as the houses for the elites during the Spanish era. The preserved heritage structures poves how rich our culture and history is)
Lunch (with Php 500 worth of dining credit)
* Shrine of Valor
(The province’s most historical landmark, the Dambana ng Kagitingan (Shrine of Valor) at Mt. Samat is a tribute to the valor of the Filipino and American soldiers who fought against Japanese during the World War II. The cross is 92-meters high and will give you a panoramic view of Bataan and Corregidor. There’s also a World War II Museum where you can learn more about the history of Bataan)
1600H - Travel back to Manila
2000H – ETA Manila
*Arrival time in manila may vary.