2017 Cutud Lenten Rites Photography Tour

cutud lenten rites 2017 festival toursReenactments of The Passion of the Christ are a well known phenomenon in The Philippines, but the Cutud Lenten Rites Festival takes things to a whole new level with the penitents not only flagellating themselves, but finishing off with a full on crucifixion. This is the most sought after and popular event in the whole of The Philippines during Easter, and an extremely memorable experience.

The day starts with us leaving Angeles City at 5 am to get to the festivities which culminate at 3 pm the crucification and aftermath followed by our return to Angeles City.


  • $95 (Manila)
  • $150 (Overnight in Angeles)

Cutud Lenten Rites Itinerary:

Friday April 10th

  • Meet at 5.30 am at the Lotus Garden Hotel in the Ermita district of Manila
  • 2 hour drive to San Pedro with us making a rest stop on the way to pick up supplies
  • On arrival, and indeed on the way, lots of chances to walk around soak up the atmohspere and take pictures of the penitents in the Cutud Lenten Rites
  • At 9pm we receive our VIP passes/Media passes, and then spend the rest of the day taking part, and watching the event
  • Our AC bus will be well positioned and fully stocked with drinks and a picnic lunch
  • At around 4 pm we head back to Manila where the day trippers will head back to Manila, and the rest of us check into Scorebirds Hotel
  • At night we head out for dinner and drinks in the culinary and party capital of the Philippines, Angeles City
  • Overnight at Scorebirds Hotel

Saturday April 11th

  • Breakfast at Scorebirds Hotel
  • End of trip, with us being able to arrange ongoing transportation.

Price inclusive of:

  • Round trip transportation via chartered air-conditioned vehicle
  • Merieneda
  • Group donation
  • Personal ID
  • Breakfast
  • Packed lunch
  • Bilingual local guide
  • Entrances

Price exclusive of:

  • Getting to meeting point
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips and gratuities