Discover and experience the “City of Gentle People”. Feel the University atmosphere as you tour the Silliman University its wide sprawling campus dotted with century-old acacias. Observe how locals craft earthenware’s at Claytown Pottery. Following is a rolling tour of the well-landscapped Ninoy Aquino park, the Negros Oriental Convention Center, the bustling Public Market and the historical Sta. Catalina de Alexandria Church and Bell Tower. A delectable lunch is prepared for you at Lab-as Seafoods, a popular restaurant by the sea that offers live fresh fish, crabs, oysters and other native specialties.
In the afternoon, you will be with of the adjacent town of Bacong where the Negros Oriental Arts and heritage-a stonecraft factory and showroom, and century old San Agustin Church are found. Going southwest and upland a drive through the tree-lined highway brings you to the Forest Camp in Valencia—a cool and lush camp with natural and man-made springs and pool, and a hanging bridge, set amidst a forest setting. Alternatively, you may head north to the town of Sibulan through the scenic coastal road and visit our Lady’s Garden and enjoy the panoramic view of the Tañon Strait ad Islands of Cebu and Siquijor while walking around its orchid garden and traditional bamboo houses. Last stop would be the Sidlakang Negros for some souvenir shopping, and Rizal Boulevard, a promenade park popular among locals and tourist.