Pahiyas Festival with Kamay Ni Hesus Sidetrip
The San Isidro Pahiyas Festival held every May 15 has become one of the country's tourist attractions. During the San Isidro Pahiyas Festival, each household tries to outdo each other in friendly competition as they vie for honor of recognizing their creativity. Decking the hall or decorating the wall with "Kiping" and agricultural harvest is what "PAYAS" or "PAHIYAS" literally means. Aside from the festival, one of the most visited tourist attraction is Kamay Ni Hesus Shrine which is one of the most popular pilgrimage destinations in Luzon with 200 steps grotto, Eden Garden and Church wherein healing masses are occassionaly celebrated.
02:30 AM Assembly Manila: Pasay City
03:00 AM Depart Manila to Lucban Quezon
06:00 AM ETA Lucban Quezon. Proceed to Kamay Ni Hesus
Breakfast (on own pax account)
07:30 AM Depart Laguna to Lucban Quezon, proceed to Kamay Ni Hesus.
Climb 200 steps grotto and tour around Eden Park
10:00 AM Proceed to San Isidro St to see the colorful houses displaying the
bountiful crops as thanksgiving for the harvest.The highlight of the day is
the procession of the statue of San Isidro Labrador, the patron saint of
farmers, around the streets of Lucban.The statue is accompanied by
“higantes”, giant paper mache figures in the form of people in traditional
garb. Homes along the procession route are decorated with “kiping”, an
edible rice treat in the shape of leaves and dyed with natural food colorings.
These are arranged like chandeliers or hung like buntings on the outside
of the house. Crops like bananas and rice are also displayed outside so the
priest can bless them as he walks with the procession.
04:30 PM Depart Lucban Quezon to Manila.
07:00 PM ETA Manila
GROUP TOUR : composed of at least minimum of 12 pax joiners from different groups. Often called as merging tours. Any number of participants can join in this tour and will be combined with other group of travelers to meet the transport seat requirements. Group Tour are common for Budget Travelers, Backpackers, Couples, Family Outing, and Barkada Getaway
NOTE: Joiners will only share in transport service (seat-in-coach), Room Accommodation for each group of joiners are Private (Private Room)
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