When you’re exploring a district as historic as Manila’s Intramuros, it pays to choose a traditional form of transport. Soak up the sights, discover the history, and even ride along the walls on this small-group bicycle tour with a difference: bamboo bikes. After choosing a style and size that suits you, tour sites including Fort Santiago, Plaza Roma, and the Puerta del Parian gate, then finish with some Filipino snacks.
Dim sum is a southern Chinese term that can be translated to mean snack. In this experience we will be trying out iconic dim sum as well as some other snacks beloved by the locals. A generous selection of sweet and savory dishes with both Chinese and Filipino flavors.
For those who love food, this experience will be right up your alley! We will be visiting what CNN Travel has called the oldest Chinatown in the world, Manila City's Binondo Chinatown. Here, we will be exploring the side streets and alleyways to find hidden gems and hole-in-the-wall restaurants and beloved local food.
Get a comprehensive tour of Manila in just a day on this bus excursion. You'll travel with a small group of just 12 people or fewer, which lets you enjoy an intimate atmosphere and plenty of chances to ask questions. Listen to commentary on the history of Manila over the last 400 years, tracing its history from Malay to Spanish to Japanese to Filipino.
Learn to cook Filipino food in this private cooking class in a chef's Manila home. Follow a host and chef into their garden to pick ingredients, such as calamansi and lemongrass, which you'll use to prepare some Filipino family recipes in a private kitchen. Learn about Filipino food and culture through the cooking lesson and your guide's commentary as you enjoy the food you've cooked.
Explore Manila on a 4-hour private tour with a guide who introduces you to the city's historical and modern-day aspects. You'll visit heritage attractions such as Intramuros and Rizal Park, take a walk through Chinatown, and meet locals at a public market. Hotel pickup and drop-off are included; food, drinks, and entrance fees are at your own expense.
The 2000-year-old Banaue rice terraces are among the largest and most beautiful terraced fields in the world, and you’ll see them up close on this four-day trek. But, they are just one highlight of Ifugao region. Trek through mountains, forests, native communities, and past waterfalls. Stay overnight in a village, where you can chat with locals and learn about their life and culture. A challenging and memorable trip.
"Shoot the Rapids" in dugout canoes and experience nature’s wonder. Drive two and a half hours south of Metro Manila through the countryside to the beautiful town of Pagsanjan, Laguna. Be prepared to board a native canoe skilfully driven by two boatmen and maneuvered upstream through rocks and boulders amidst steep gorges and lush tropical vegetation: your destination - Majestic Pagsanjan Falls.
Take a swim or board a bamboo raft through the falls into a cave behind the veil of water. This is an exhilarating, spine-tingling, adrenaline-pumping, two hour boat ride from the Bumbungan River to Pagsanjan Falls whose booming water cascades down from high atop a cliff to the river 300 feet below. Your ride downstream is an exciting rush through the same rocks and boulders you passed on your way upriver.
*** Free pick up/drop off from your hotel in Makati, Taguig, Ermita (Manila), Malate(Manila),, Muntinlupa and Pasay. additional charges will incur outside these areas
Learn how to make authentic Filipino food from the experts—a local home chef. Join Greg in his beautiful colonial-style home, and enjoy a private cooking lesson in the kitchen. He will tell you all about Filipino cuisine and the history and influences that have gone into it. After the lesson, eat the traditional dishes you’ve prepared with your host.
Intramuros was the heart of the archipelago for hundreds of years, here we begin a crash course in Philippine history.
A glimpse at the Philippines' colonial past and how the events of history has shaped the current Philippines.
Join us on this adventure through the old city of Manila as we take routes less traveled and discover wonderful corners and side streets very few get to see.
"Intramuros: History of Old Manila" is a tour walled city of Manila, the capital of the Philippines. This tour is best for guest who want to know the history of Manila and the Philippines. This is a history-and-culture-anchored tour that involves part walking, horse-back riding and museum visits.
We curated this tour to tell more than 400 years of history in more or less 4 hours.
Escape the hubbub of Manila for the fresh air and green forest of the Sierra Madre mountain range with this day pass to Mount Purro Nature Reserve. Enjoy a games room and children’s playground as well as gazebos and a swimming pool, with activities including guided hikes, river excursions, a mini-zipline, and encounters with members of the Dumagat people. Along the way, stroll, swim, and feast on a buffet lunch.
If you’re a history buff, Makati (Old Manila) is a must-see during your time in the Philippines. Discover historical information you may have missed on a private half-day tour of Makati (Old Manila), a great introduction for first-time visitors. Check off highlights such as San Agustin Church and Museum, Rizal Park and Shrine, Fort Santiago and Intramuros, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Hotel pickup and drop-off are included for added convenience.
His one of a kind tour takes you the shores of Anilao Batangas, and from here you will see our diverse marine ecosystem. On this tour we will take you on to our local outrigger boats and explore the different snorkelling spots around the coastline of Anilao. There are plenty of fishes to see and lots of gorgeous corals to observe. Experience the real beauty of life under the sea.
*** free pick up/drop off from your hotel in Makati, Taguig, Ermita (Manila), Malate(Manila),, Muntinlupa and Pasay. additional charges will incur outside these areas
When you find yourself in the cities of Metro Manila for a night or two. Going out to explore this vibrant city might be a daunting and scary thought for many a traveler.
For those looking for a great night out but with the confidence of being accompanied by a local, this experience is right up your alley.
Join us for a crash course in Philippine street food as we explore the vibrant area known as Bonifacio Global city located in Taguig. Revel at the lights, sounds and smells wafting in the air as you make your way through the many stalls at the Mercato Night Market while sampling a plethora of iconic Philippine street food. Bring an open mind and an empty stomach as you experience a true culinary adventure!
Get in touch with the culture and history of the Philippines on this tour of the Villa Escudero from Manila. Visit a museum to see the country's largest collection of private antiquities, paddle a bamboo raft down the river, take a carabao cart ride, and eat lunch by a roaring waterfall. This tour also includes exclusive access to the villa's pool and round-trip transportation from Manila and Makati hotels.
Reserve your tickets ahead of time to one of the world's biggest 3D interactive museums, the Art In Island Museum in Manila. Interact with paintings and other conceptual art, including more than 100 3D paintings on the walls and floor. Snap great Instagram-worthy photos of you and your friends and family interacting with the art, showing the paintings come to life. Buying tickets ahead of time guarantees against sold-out days and times.
Start your Mt Pinatubo tour in the predawn hours for an early start on this full-day action-packed adventure. Combine a 4WD off-road experience with a hike to Pinatubo Crater where you’re treated to supreme views of the emerald-colored lake. You’ll drive your 4x4 over terrain made of lahar—the mudflow remains of Mt Pinatubo’s 1991 eruption—then follow the same routes back to base camp. You’re rewarded with a Filipino-style lunch (and a shower) before hotel drop-off in Manila. Full-day Mt Pinatubo adventure from Manila Drive a 4x4 vehicle off road into a volcanic landscape Hike with an experienced guide past valley streams to Mt Pinatubo Crater Take in the breathtaking sights above the colorful crater lake Relax with a Filipino-style lunch. Round-trip hotel transport included
When your cruise ship drops anchor in Manila, make the most of even limited time in the capital of the Philippines on a half-day shore excursion. Designed specifically for first-time visitors on a time budget, this tour transports you between landmarks such as San Agustin Church and Museum, and the walled city of Intramuros in air-conditioned comfort.
Enjoy a private and authentic market tour and cooking class in a local Quezon City home with your host Isi, a local food celebrity. This is a perfect experience for anyone looking to connect with local culture over food. Explore a local market and return to Isi's home for a garden tour and cooking class. Isi will teach you to make traditional Filipino dishes from family recipes. After cooking, you will enjoy your meal together in your hosts' beautiful Filipino home.
• Market tour, garden tour and cooking lesson in a local home
• Introduction to Filipino culture and cuisine]
• 100% private activity
• Experience Filipino hospitality in a residential Manila/Quezon City neighborhood
• Vegetarian and gluten free options available
This experience is a true glimpse into the Filipino culture and cuisine with a warm and friendly local.
See the main highlights of Manila on a stress-free half-day tour, ideal for visitors with limited time in the capital city. With just your private guide and party, you’ll tick off top anila attractions such as Fort Santiago, the American Memorial Cemetery, and Rizal Park and Shrine. Travel between landmarks with ease in an air-conditioned vehicle and relish the convenience of hotel pickup and drop-off.
Maximize your time in Manila port with this private guided shore excursion to perhaps the world’s most adorable volcano: little Taal Volcano, set within its own crater lake. Capture gorgeous photos from Peoples Park in the Sky, an abandoned presidential palace; see a 19th-century bamboo organ in St. Joseph Church; and tour a factory that makes jeepneys, a Philippine travel icon. Includes a local lunch, soft drinks, and bottled water.
Skip the inevitable group tour delays and the hassles of negotiating public transport and relax on this guided private shore excursion to Makati and Old Manila. Glide through vibrant downtown to the American Memorial Cemetery and pay tribute to World War II’s fallen heroes. Then stroll through the ancient remains of the old walled city, Intramuros, including San Agustin Church, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and Fort Santiago.
Visit Corregidor Island, located about 30 miles (48 km) west of Manila at the entrance to Manila Bay, on this 8-hour tour with hotel pickup and drop-off by private vehicle. You'll take a ferry ride across the bay to reach Corregidor, where you'll see historical landmarks and learn about the island's role as a coastal defense during World War II. Lunch is included.