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LOOK: This Cordillera-Inspired ‘Living Museum’ in Cavite Will Transport You to the Cordilleras

Experience nature, art and culture, and good food all at once.
by | August 24, 2021


These days, even traveling within the country has its limitations. Fortunately, there are places within and outside the metro where we can go for a quick escape and even experience other cultures. If you’re planning a trip to the south, try adding this “living museum” in Cavite to your itinerary.

 

Shambala Silang

Nestled in the hills of Silang, Cavite, Shambala Silang is a sanctuary where you can experience nature, local art, and authentic Filipino cuisine all at once. This enchanting place pays homage to the Cordilleran culture. From terraces sculpted on a hill to Ifugao huts spread throughout the property, Shambala Silang will take you on a cultural trip up north minus the many, many hours of travel.

shambala overview

If you’re curious about the sanctuary’s name, “shambala” is a Sanskrit word that means “a place of peace, tranquility, or happiness”.

 


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Activities

Surrounded by lush greenery and works of art highlighting our country’s indigenous culture, Shambala Silang provides a quiet and relaxing retreat for city dwellers. You can explore its picturesque gardens and koi ponds. Pay a visit to Tawid Gallery as well, which features pieces by local artists. At night, you can even enjoy warm conversations over a bonfire.

Shambala Silang offers two day-trip packages. The first one costs Php 600 per person. This includes the access fee, gallery viewing fee, and sightseeing within the property. You will also get a taste of the Shambala Signature Drink. The other package comes with food set options at different prices. All options also include the access fee, gallery viewing fee, and sightseeing within the property plus a tour fee.

 

Food Set Options

Shambala Silang serves authentic Filipino food at Mana Kitchen & Singkaban Bar. Some must-try items in their set menu include the Bulalong Tagaytay, Inihaw na Liempo, Adobo sa Dilaw ni Heneral, and Crispy Tilapia with Pineapple Sarsa.

If you select the second day-trip package, you have five lunch or dinner set options to choose from. Option 1 costs Php 1,500 per person and includes an appetizer, soup, salad, main course, dessert, and drinks. At Php 1,200 per person, Option 2 comes with an appetizer, main course, dessert, drinks, and a pot of tea. Option 3 costs Php 800 per person and includes an appetizer, main course, dessert, and drinks.

shambala sisig

shambala spaghetti

shambala bangus

The Vegan Set costs Php 800 per person and includes an appetizer, soup, main course, and drinks. The Kids Set costs Php 500 per person. This is a serving of Southern-style fried chicken with steamed rice, potato fries, gravy, and Shambala Signature Drink.

You can also avail of the Barkada and Pamilya Platters, good for a group of four to five people, at Php 4,000. This comes with servings of Bulalong Tagaytay, Inihaw na Liempo, Adobo sa Dilaw ni Heneral, Crispy Tilapia with Pineapple Sarsa, Vegetable Spring Rolls, and steamed rice.

You can view Shambala Silang’s complete set menu by sending them a message through their Facebook page.

 

Book Your Day Trip Now

Shambala Silang is open from Tuesday to Sunday from 9 AM to 8 PM. For reservations and inquiries, contact 0927594 0337 (Globe) or 09684006949 (Smart). For updates, check them out on Facebook or Instagram.

 

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