Biyaheros punta na tayo sa Bacolod para sa MassKara Festival Celebration!!!
Bacolod known as the City of Smile, will be celebrating the annual MassKara Festival for this year on October 21 and 22, 2017. Known as one of the largest and colorful festivital in the Philippines, Masskara had drawn both local and foreign tourist to grab a map and come to the city of Bacolod.
2Go Ticket for Masskara, Mas Mababa Promo Update
P675 Promo fare for Manila to Bacolod/Vice Versa
Official announcement from 2Go Travel as they are now ready to dance and jibe with the merry making of the festival.
2Go announces Promo ticket offering for the Manila to Cebu routes and vice versa at the lowest price of P675. Promo selling period for the above route starts today October 11 until October 17, 2017. Ticket rate of P675 is inclusive of free meals and 75-kilo baggage personal allowance. However linens and Value Added Tax is not included.
2Go promo ticket purchase here is non-refundable but is re bookable subject to applicable fare difference.
Travel period for Manila to Bacolod: October 14 to 21, 2017.
Travel Period from Bacolod to Manila: October 22 to 27, 2017.
Promo Tickets are on a LIMITED SLOTS ONLY, and purchase availability base on a First-Come, First-Serve Basis
TARA NA’T MAKISAYA SA MASSKARA!!!
The word MassKara originated from the root work Mass (Masses), which means people and the root word Cara or face, thus the word MassKara come from.
Celebration starts at the onset of the month of October 1, 2017 to the culminating date on the 22nd . The event features activities like carnivals, trade fair and exhibit, beauty pageant and highlighted with the street dancing. Done in colorful costumes inspired by the festivals of Brazil and Rio de Janiero, topped with equally colorful and unique designed headdress. Another new event started this year is the “Electric Zumba sa MassKara”. Participants will be wearing colorful lighted attires parading around the Tourist Strip on October 20 and 21, 2017.
How to get to Bacolod?
From key cities like Manila, Cebu, Davao, Bacolod is accessible both by air, via Cebu Pacific, Air Asia and Philippine Airlinesand by boat via 2Go and Fastcraft for some destinations like Bacolod to Iloilo.
Please read other post on: “How to go to Bacolod?” for more schedules.
We are sharing here information on Superferry 2Go schedule for Bacolod to some destinations for the month of October 2017.
2Go Travel Manila to Bacolod Schedule
10/02/17 10:00AM Monday St. Francis Xavier
10/03/17 09:00AM Tuesday St. Therese of the Child Jesus
10/05/17 09:00PM Thursday St. Therese of the Child Jesus
10/06/17 09:00AM Friday St. Michael the Archangel
10/09/17 10:00AM Monday St. Francis Xavier
10/10/17 09:00AM Tuesday St. Therese of the Child Jesus
10/12/17 09:00PM Thursday St. Therese of the Child Jesus
10/13/17 09:00AM Friday St. Michael the Archangel
10/16/17 10:00AM Monday St. Francis Xavier
10/17/17 09:00AM Tuesday St. Therese of the Child Jesus
10/19/17 09:00PM Thursday St. Therese of the Child Jesus
10/20/17 09:00AM Friday St. Michael the Archangel
10/23/17 10:00AM Monday St. Francis Xavier
10/24/17 09:00AM Tuesday St. Therese of the Child Jesus
10/26/17 09:00PM Thursday St. Therese of the Child Jesus
10/27/17 09:00AM Friday St. Michael the Archangel
10/30/17 10:00AM Monday St. Francis Xavier
CDO to Bacolod 2Go Ships
10/07/17 11:00PM Saturday St. Therese of the Child Jesus
10/14/17 11:00PM Saturday St. Therese of the Child Jesus
10/21/17 11:00PM Saturday St. Therese of the Child Jesus
10/28/17 11:00PM Saturday St. Therese of the Child Jesus
2Go Boat Schedule Iloilo to Bacolod
10/01/17 04:00PM Sunday St. Therese of the Child Jesus
10/08/17 04:00PM Sunday St. Therese of the Child Jesus
10/17/17 04:00PM Sunday St. Therese of the Child Jesus
10/22/17 04:00PM Sunday St. Therese of the Child Jesus
10/29/17 04:00PM Sunday St. Therese of the Child Jesus
For those who are into food trip, Bacolod is also home of the famous Chicken Inasal, Batchoy, Piaya and other mouth-watering delicacies. Organic foods, drinks and other food products are also available.
Hotels, Pension houses, Bed n Breakfast accommodation are everywhere. Check on convenient location and facilities at an affordable rate.
Other Points of Interest in Bacolod
You can also roam around the streets of Bacolod. You may visit the Lacson Ruins, and get a chance to know the interesting love story, Negros Museum and Museum Negrense de La Salle where some of the works of Bacolod Top artist Nunelucio Alvarado and Charlie Co are displayed. The art galleries also depicts history of the province and sugar as its lifeblood.
Heritage houses can be found in Silay, which is a few-minute drive from Bacolod. Three of which are now turned into museums like Balay Negrense, Bernardino Jalandoni Museum and Hofilena Ancestral Museum.
The Church of the Angry Jesus
Another place to visit is the Saint Joseph the Worker Chapel located inside the compound of Victorias Milling Company of Victorias City. The church is famed by Life Magazine as the Church of the Angry Jesus since painting done by Negrense Abstract Expressionist Alfonso Osorio depicts Christ on Judgement Day. The church had earned popularity not by just the negativity it exudes to parishioners at one look but more on the architectural beauty, ethnic design and religious docile presence. Such a collaboration of renown personalities like, Ade Bethuni a Belgian Catholic Liturgical Artist, Czech-American Architect Antono Raymund, Arcadio Anore and Benjamin Velasco, an Ilongo sculpture-carpenter responsible for the Wooden Crucifix, Station of the Cross, and images of Joseph and Mary.
How about a dip at the warm water pool of the seven-tiered Mambukal Falls, enjoy nature with a visit to butterfly farm and fruit batwatching.
A change of scenery may lead you to the cool hilly side of the boundary of Bacolod and Talisay Cities. Campuestohan Highland Resort could be one experience with its amenities and had become a popular family or barkada getaway.
You could never get enough of Bacolod and the neighboring cities. Your vacation escapade is worth of memories to last.
So, why not book your ticket now and join the Fun?
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