Full Day
Duration
All ages
Age
Valid until 31st December 2023
Period

The Journey Begins

Style

Hosted

Theme:

Cultural

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Intramuros > Rizal Park > SM Mall of Asia > Manila Bay > Manila Cathedral > Quiapo > Chinatown

Manila, the capital and chief city of the Philippines. The city is the centre of the country’s economic, political, social, and cultural activity. This tour will be your eye opener how the country’s capital survived, developed, innovated and continuously grow. This tour will feed you with massive information and by the end of the day, we’re certainly sure that you will admire, respect and love the city more.

 Highlights

  • A visit to the following important places surely captivate your heart how Filipinos fought and survived their conquerors from Spanish, Japanese, Americans, etc.
    • Intramuros
    • Fort Bonifacio
    • Rizal Park
    • San Agustin Church
    • Manila Bay
    • University of Santo Tomas
    • Manila Cathedral
    • SM Mall of Asia
    • Quiapo Church and Market
    • Chinatown
  • Experience a mouth-watering Filipino food
  • Know more about different cultures of the Filipinos

Inclusions:

  • Modern and well air-conditioned van
  • English speaking tour guide
  • Professional driver
  • Road tolls and fees
  • Entrance fees to attractions
  • Pick up and drop off from/to the nearest car accessible point to your accommodation.
  • Bottled water
  • Buffet or Ala Carte Lunch
  • Afternoon snack
  • A token from Philippine Cultural Travel

Is this tour for me?

TRAVEL STYLE Private Guided Day Tour perfect for couples, families, friends or the solo adventurer.
SERVICE LEVEL This package is a premium quality Private Day Tour hosted by our – Philippine Cultural Travel
PHYSICAL RATING Great for people of all ages and levels of fitness.
DURATION Approximately 8 Hours

 

Pricing for Guest (USD):

Travelling Style Price per Person
Solo Traveller $169
2 Guests $155
3-5 Guests $142
6-9 Guests $130
10-12 Guests $122

 

1

Intramuros

University of Santo Tomas > Intramuros > Fort Bonifacio > San Augustin Church

After your traditional Filipino breakfast at your hotel, your guide and driver will wait for you at Jollibee – University of Santo Tomas. This University is the oldest university in Asia. Then head to the first destination: Intramuros. Old-world Intramuros is home to Spanish-era landmarks like Fort Santiago, with a large stone gate and a shrine to national hero José Rizal. The ornate Manila Cathedral houses bronze carvings and stained glass windows, while the San Agustin Church museum has religious artwork and statues. Spanish colonial furniture and art fill Casa Manila museum, and horse-drawn carriages (kalesa) ply the area’s cobblestone streets.

2

Rizal Park

Luneta Park

Going for a historical trip around the metro will not be complete without visiting Rizal Park.It is recognized as one of the largest urban parks in all of Asia and features some of the most important events in the hiostory of the Philippines.

3

Mall of Asia and Lunch

SM Mall of Asia

Head to Mall of Asia, a large shopping mall in Bay City, near the SM Central Business Park, the Manila Bay. More than just a Mall, the SM Mall of Asia is a tourist destination that has raised the standard of shopping, leisure and entertainment in the Philippines. This is where your lunch awaits!

4

Quiapo

Quiapo Church & Market

Next destination is the well known, Quiapo Church, is a prominent basilica in the district of Quiapo in the city of Manila, Philippines. Outside the church is a huge market where you can buy anything you want.

5

Chinatown

Chinatown > Binondo

Tine to visit the oldest Chinatown in the world. You will experience the combination of Chinese and Filipino cultures, food and history. You can also shop till you drop as the items in this area are very much affordable.

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End of Services

Private Day Tours and Unique Experiences

Exclusions

  • Other personal expenses
  • Other activities
  • Tips, and all services not clearly mentioned

 Key Information Remarks

  • Prices are net per person in United States Dollars (USD) and are subject to change without prior notice
  • No refund for any un-utilized Tour or Activity

Child policy

  • Child under 2: Free of charge
  • Child over 2 and above: 50% of adult cost

 CANCELLATION: 

  • Period before arrival* Amount of Cancellation of the Tour or Activity Price
  • More than 60 days before arrival- Free Of Charge (FOC)
  • More than 45 days before arrival– 30%
  • Less than 21 days before arrival – 50%
  • Less than 14 days before arrival – 80%
  • Failure on traveling date at point of arrival 100%

Travel Rules and Policy

All arriving travelers shall undergo fourteen (14) days of quarantine upon arrival. The first ten (10) days of which shall be observed in a quarantine facility, with the remainder to be completed under home quarantine in their respective local government units of destination;

Reverse Transcription Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) testing shall be conducted on the 7th day with Day 1 being the day of arrival. Notwithstanding a negative test result, the arriving traveler shall complete the facility-based quarantine period of ten (10) days;

The Bureau of Quarantine shall ensure strict symptom monitoring while in the facility quarantine for ten (10) days;

All passengers, whether Filipinos or foreigners, merely transiting through a Red List country/jurisdiction/territory shall not be deemed as having come from or having been to said country/jurisdiction/territory if they stayed in the airport the whole time and were not cleared for entry into such country/jurisdiction/territory by its immigration authorities;

Upon arrival in the Philippines, passengers covered by the immediately preceding paragraph shall comply with existing testing and quarantine protocols.

Local Culture

Filipinos are well known for being hospitality. Many of them go the extra mile in making visitors feel almost like VIP’s. So when you find yourself in a Filipino home, don’t be surprised if you’re forbidden to help out with anything — guests are usually not made to lift a finger. 

Arrival Complications

We don’t expect any problems, and nor should you. However, if you are unable to commence your Tour as scheduled for any reason, please contact us immediately. Please refer to our emergency contact details.

Emergency Contact

If you need to contact us in an emergency, it is best to call the Green Cultural Travel Local Expert Partner. If you don’t receive an immediate answer, please leave a detailed message with your contact information so they can return your call as soon as possible.

Emergency Contact Numbers

Philippine Cultural Travel

Contact Number: +639164218900

Tipping

Depending on the service, it is discretionary in Europe to tip service providers, such as waiters. Though not compulsory, tipping shows an expression of satisfaction with the people who have assisted you on your holiday. Although it may not be customary to you, it is of considerable significance to the people who will take care of you during your travels. 

When selecting your Tour or Activity please read the brochure and itinerary carefully to assess your ability to cope with the requirements of your selected product.

Safety and Security

We strongly recommend the use of a neck wallet or money belt for keeping your valuables safe. Leave your expensive jewellery at home. You won’t need it while travelling. Many of the hotels you stay at have safety deposit boxes, which is the most secure way of storing your valuables while on tour. 

Medical Form

 As a minimum, an average level of fitness and mobility is required to undertake our easiest programs. Travellers must be able to walk without the aid of another person, climb 3-4 flights of stairs, step on and off small boats, and carry their personal luggage. 

 Green Cultural Travel – Community Programs

As we are owned by Green Cultural Travel Hub Limited UEN 201705140R a Singapore registered “Not for Profit” company our profits allow us to continue our support of community projects in the destinations our guests visit.

Purchasers of our Packages will automatically become members of our Green Cultural Travel Hub a place of connection for like minded travellers wanting to make a difference.  Members of our Hub receive a monthly magazine and access to some great travel specials and follow the progress of the community programs we support. Guests can also take the opportunity when booking a Package to make their own donation to Green Cultural Travel Hub Limited.

Local Dress

Philippines is generally warm, so wear natural, lightweight and tropical clothing all throughout the year. This is as basic as it gets.

Green Cultural Travel Hub

When you purchase a Green Cultural Travel package you automatically become a member of the Green Cultural Travel Hub. This connects you to us and like-minded travellers. Our bi-monthly magazine is full of travel news, trip information, interesting stories, special offers and contests. We also include more information on how you can give back, and support, the people and places we love to visit through our local Community Programmes.