ABOUT PAMPANGA

Hailed the "Culinary Center of the Philippines", Pampanga is commonly known for their famous Kapampangan dishes. Other than food, Pampanga is known for their churches, festivals, and thrill seeking activities.

 

PRO TIPS:

  • Best time to go: December-February
  • Bird watching season: October-April
  • Catch the Sisig Festival in April!

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SEE & DO


 MT. ARAYAT   Photo by @  joch3lle

MT. ARAYAT

Photo by @joch3lle

Notes:
- Wear trekking shoes & bring insect repellant
- Not beginner-friendly
- Guides are available at jump-off point

Duration: Whole day
Budget: P400-500 for guide
Location: Brgy. Juan Bano, Arayat & Brgy. Ayala, Magalang

 SANDBOX   Photo by @  thecherishm

SANDBOX

Photo by @thecherishm

Notes:
- Outdoor adventure facility with rollercoaster zip line, giant swing, high rope adventure course, rappelling, outdoor archery
- Closed on Mondays

Duration: 3.5 hours
Budget: P450 to P750, depending on package
Location: Alviera, Porac

 NAYONG PILIPINO   Photo by @  iamangelica.28

NAYONG PILIPINO

Photo by @iamangelica.28

Notes:
- Closed on Mondays
- Recommended for kids
- Has miniature versions of Philippines landmarks
- Best to go in the morning or late afternoon

Duration: 2 to 4 hours
Budget: P150
Location: Centennial Road, Clark Freeport Zone

 DECA WAKE PARK   Photo by @  decawake_clark

DECA WAKE PARK

Photo by @decawake_clark

Notes:
- Closes later during weekends & holidays
- Rate includes life vest, helmet and board rental
- Full day rates available 

Duration: 2 hours
Budget: For 2 hours P400 weekday, P500 weekend
Location: Margot, Angeles City

 ANGELES CITY FLYING CLUB   Photo by @  aarongorospe

ANGELES CITY FLYING CLUB

Photo by @aarongorospe

Notes:
- Fly ultralight planes
- Watch planes take-off & land from in-house resto
- Has a swimming pool

Duration: 30 to 90 mins
Budget: P2,466 for 15 mins
Location: Sta. Maria, Magalang

 MIYAMIT FALLS  Photo by @ oh_nes

MIYAMIT FALLS

Photo by @oh_nes

Notes:
- Can trek or take an ATV
- Best to begin ascent before dawn
- Take a refreshing dip by the foot of the falls

Duration: 3-4 hours per way
Budget: P500 for guide
Location: Brgy. Sapang Uwak, Porac

 BETIS CHURCH  Photo by @ anglrzn

BETIS CHURCH

Photo by @anglrzn

Notes:
- Also called St. James the Apostle Church & Sistine Chapel of the Philippines
- Known for ceiling murals and grand interior design

Duration: 30 to 60 mins
Budget: FREE
Location: Brgy. San Nicolas, Betis, Guagua

 CLARK PARADE GROUNDS  Photo by @ hocplateplus

CLARK PARADE GROUNDS

Photo by @hocplateplus

Notes:
- Has a playground & a paved path for joggers
- Best to go in the late afternoon during sunset
- Good place for picnics

Duration: 1 to 2 hours
Budget: FREE
Location: Clark Freeport


EAT


 MILA'S TOKWA'T BABOY   Photo by @  papudelacruz

MILA'S TOKWA'T BABOY

Photo by @papudelacruz

Notes:
- Within a residential area
- Gets crowded during weekends & holidays

Budget: P300
Location: San Andres St., Brgy. San Angelo, Angeles

 DOWNTOWN CAFE   Photo by @  airapatricia

DOWNTOWN CAFE

Photo by @airapatricia

Notes:
- Famous for its mint green walls & vintage interiors
- Jukebox only for show

Budget: P400
Location: The Quad at Nepo, Nepo Mart, Plaridel St., Angeles

 BINULO   Photo by @  iloveangelescity

BINULO

Photo by @iloveangelescity

Notes:
- Cooks food in fresh bamboo stalks or 'bulo'
- Famous for binulo rice

Budget: P500
Location: MA Roxas Highway, Clark Freeport Zone

 CAFE FLEUR   Photo by @  whereinpampanga

CAFE FLEUR

Photo by @whereinpampanga

Notes:
- Busiest during dinner time
- Natural light & cozy interiors good for pictures

Budget: P450
Location: Miranda St., Brgy. Sto. Rosario, Angeles

EVERYBODY'S CAFE

Photo by @thecuteweightlifter

Notes:
- Turo-turo casual dining
- Known for Betute or 'frog stuffed with pork'
- Crickets also available

Budget: P250
Location: BPI Arcade, Nepomart, Angeles

 DENLIM'S KITCHEN   Photo by @  denlimskitchen

DENLIM'S KITCHEN

Photo by @denlimskitchen

Notes:
- Private dining for groups
- Only caters to 1 group per night, with a min. of 14 pax
- Bring containers for leftover food

Budget: P1200-P1500/head
Location: Maharlika St., Sindalan, San Fernando

 B&B GRILL  Photo by @ bnbgrill

B&B GRILL

Photo by @bnbgrill

Notes:
- Serves affordable grilled food from 5pm to 2am
- Bangus ala Pobre is a bestseller
- Has a small selection of imported beer

Budget: P250
Location: Richthofen St., Brgy. Malabanias, Angeles

 JIRO ASIA   Photo by @  aneihrapineda

JIRO ASIA

Photo by @aneihrapineda

Notes:
- Offers Chinese & Japanese cuisine
- Food is best shared
- Known for Salmon Aburi and Omelette Fried Rice

Budget: P550
Location: Don Juico cor. California St., Anunas, Angeles


STAY


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