The province of Pampanga is known as the Culinary Capital of the Philippines, thanks to the preservation of their unique and traditional Kapampangan cuisine which offers a fusion of Malay, Mexican, and the Spanish culture.
Located in Central Luzon, just a 1.5-hour-drive from Manila, Pampanga is truly a bearer of rich history with palatable dishes at the ready, different landmarks to visit, and vibrant festivities to experience, making up the vast cultural landscape of the province. More than food, Pampanga can be your next travel destination, complete as it is with beautiful vistas of Mount Pinatubo and Mount Arayat.
Join Philippine Primer as we take you on a tour around Pampanga—to discover fun getaway spots and, of course, go on a sumptuous food adventure! You know what they say, “When in Pampanga, eat!”
The roads to San Fernando, Pampanga mostly use highways and tollways, so travelers can be sure to get to the Culinary Capital in just 1-2 hours. Motorists can take the North Luzon Expressway (NLEX) from Balintawak and take an exit at San Fernando.
When taking the public transport, buses from Manila going to Zambales, Bataan and Baguio City stopover in San Fernando and cost around P200. Bus lines include Victory Liner, Bataan Transit, Genesis, Saulog, and Five Star.
Another option by boarding an airplane through the Diosdado Macapagal International Airport (DMA) at Clark Freeport Zone or by riding a boat at the Subic Bay Port located in Subic, Zambales.
Other than jeepneys and tricycles around the city proper, taxis and Grab cars are the primary means of transportation in Pampanga. However, if you need someone to tour you around the city, Able Car Rental ensures convenience by offering cars for rent with a driver to accompany you throughout your journey in Pampanga! Contact Able Car at 02-919-0268 / 0917-300-2067.