How To Go To Obando Fiesta

Obando,  a town north of Metro Manila in the province of Bulacan. The town s popular for its Fertility Festival, celebrating the Feasts of St. Claire, St. Paschal and Nuestra Señora de Salambao. The Obando Fertility Festival‘s ancient name was Kasilonawan Festival how ever this teerm has not been used for a while now and people now just refer to the event simply as the Obando Fiesta or the more popular Obando Fertility Festival.

The Obando fiesta will be celebrated this year from May 17 – 19, 2017.

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The whole experience will give you goose bumps as the procession culminates with dancing inside he Obando Church.

So how do you get to to Obando?

How To Go To Obando

Via Public Transport 

  • (Option 1) From Monumento take a jeep going to Paco or Obando this will pass through Obando.
  • (Option 2) From Monumento or EDSA take a jeep or bus to Malanday. From Malanday you ride a jeep to Obando.

Notes: It is highly possible that jeeps going to Obando may be highly limited, in this case you may take a jeep to Polo then to Obando. Also Jeeps may cut their trips nearing the town because of traffic so you might need to walk a few hundred meters to the town center.

Tips

  • be sure to come early to avoid the influx of people, there’s also a high chance of the public transport to get through up to the town.
  • The procession usually starts by 9 AM
  • The feast of St. Clare is the when most people come to dance asking for a child.

Obando Town Fiesta

Obando Town Fiesta

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How to get to Madlum River + Mt. Manalmon

The infamous river of Bulacan that is believed to be mystical by a lot of people really is a beautiful and peaceful place to enjoy, nothing to be afraid of really. But of course conscious effort to be safe is needed like checking of weather like in any other trip is needed.how to go to manalmon or madlum river

So here’s a quick guide of how to get there if you’d like to enjoy the Madlum River or may be a quick day hike at Mt. Manalmon.

Jump off point: Cubao or any provincial bus stop along EDSA

> Take a bus bound to Tuguegarao or Cabanatuan and ask the conductor to drop you off at Bgy. Camias.

>From the crossroads of Bgy. Camias and DRT Highway take a tricycle to the Madlum River

>Fare price is 200 pesos per way and the tricycle can load up to four people at a time.

That’s it! You are can now marvel and enjoy the beauty of the Madlum river.

Mt. Manalmon Tips

Mt. Manalmon is just a quick day hike that you can couple with Mt. Gola. Be sure to Secure a permit for your hike days before you trek. You can email them at __________, wait for the confirmation then pick up your permit the same day of your hike at the site.

Guides costs 300 pesos per mountain/group of 4 and 40 pesos per cave/pax

Plan ahead of time and communicate early on to avoid hassle and delay on your hike. The mountain may not be that tall but rules are rules.

Do you have a tip for a day trip at Mt. Manalmon and/or Madlum river? Leave them at the comment section so we can include them!