Same as the start point
From the Old Walled City of Intramuros to the Financial District of Makati, this guided day tour from Manila is a well-rounded glimpse of the Philippines. Kick start the tour on a high note with a morning drive to popular points of interest in the heart of Manila city such as the Mall of Asia, Coconut Palace, Cultural Center of the Philippines and Luneta Park (also known as Rizal Park) where a monument enshrining the remains of the country’s national hero, Dr. Jose Rizal is found.
The tour then proceeds to Intramuros, also known as the “walled city” where you can see ancient walls, church ruins, and other relics of the Spanish Conquistadors era. Next on the list is a visit to be Casa Manila, a reconstructed Spanish home dating as far back as the mid-1800s! Get a glimpse into the lifestyle of the rich Filipinos in this colonial museum which houses furniture and artwork ranging from the 17th century to the early 20th century.
After lunch, the tour will proceed to Makati City, the Philippines’ premier business, and financial district and along the way you also drive past Saints Peter and Paul Parish, the first and oldest church in Makati, built in 1620 with intricate designs and Spanish-type architecture. Another surprising treat awaits at Neilson Tower along Ayala Avenue the country’s first airport built in 1937, currently converted into an upscale restaurant!
The last leg of the tour takes you to Ayala Museum featuring 60 handcrafted dioramas depicting milestones in Philippine history. Highlights include Gold of Ancestors: Pre-Colonial Treasures in the Philippines, featuring archeological artifacts; A Millennium of Contract, featuring an impressive collection of trade ceramics from neighboring countries and China; and Art and the Order of Nature in Indigenous Philippine Textiles. Afterward, return to your hotel or feel free to stay at the Ayala Center for a wonderful shopping experience
Know Your Guide:
Gray Line Philippines is the largest escorted sightseeing tour operator in Manila and covers Cebu, Bohol, Davao, Coron, and Puerto Princessa. Gray Line is a trusted travel experience provider and is truly the local expert in the world’s most sought after sightseeing destinations. With thousands of tours in over 700 locations spanning six continents, Gray Line’s global network of elite providers operates day tours, airport transfers, hop-on, hop-off tours, multi-day packages, walking tours and other specialized destination services that you just can’t miss!
The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details. They’re a nice bunch, and will happily answer any logistical questions you may have. Pick up times are approximate. Please give them a call at least 24 hours before your organised activity to reconfirm.
Voucher information: No need to print! You can show your voucher on your smartphone or other device
So there’s no last-minute rush please arrive at the start point 20 mins early.
Pink really is pretty The post Jaipur: The City That’s Pretty in Pink – The Best Things to Do appeared first on The Guidebook - isango!.
Walk in a Winter Wonderland. The post Lapland: Christmas All Year Round! Best Things to Do appeared first on The Guidebook - isango!.
Make your way to San Jose The post Visiting San Jose: Best Things to Do in the Costa Rican Capital appeared first on The Guidebook - isango!.
Sign up to our newsletter and get the best isango! has to offer