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Bamboo Bike Express Guided Tour of Intramuros Manila

Bamboo Bike Express Guided Tour of Intramuros Manila

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Tour starts
Bambike HQ at 10:00
Duration:
1,5 hours
Languages:
English, Tagalog
Difficulty:
Easy
Available:
All year
Minimum age:
None

Tour around the historical and beautiful neighborhood of Intramuros on bamboo bicycles through this express guided tour. If you don’t have enough time to explore Manila, but want to visit all the interesting sites in the area, then this shared tour package is perfect for you and your group.

Intramuros, which means “within in the walls” in Spanish, is well-known for the stone walls that enclose the entire area. With its rich history and stunning architecture, you’ll surely enjoy the culture, the sights, and all the stories behind the oldest district of Manila.

The tour officially begins as soon as you arrive at the Bambike HQ, located at the Plaza San Luis Complex. Make sure to come early to have enough time to choose a bamboo bike of your liking, as each eco-friendly bike is crafted uniquely in different designs. This tour also provides other modes of transportation for individuals who are not comfortable using a bike.Once you’ve hopped on your bike, you’re off to go on your express tour with your Bambassador guide. 

The first of your many stops is Plaza San Luis. Named after an old town in Manila, the area is currently a cultural and commercial complex and is composed of several houses, each representing different eras of Filipino-Spanish architecture. Pause and take a moment to listen to your Bambassador guide who will tell you about the rich history of the area before you cycle off to the Japanese canons and the beautiful Puerta Real Gardens, a place abundant with tropical greens and coconut palms.

Take a minute to bask in the view before heading off to your next stop. Built in 1593, the Puerta Del Parian served as one of the earliest entrances of Intramuros and is still in use today. Go people-watching on the busy gateway before heading just outside the walls of Intramuros to find the Aduana Building—your next stop. Also known as “Intendencia,” the building was used as a customs house back in 1935 and has gone through a lot before becoming into the ruins that it is today.

Don’t forget to take photos before heading off to the historic Manila Cathedral, the first cathedral in the Philippines built in 1571. If you’re lucky, you might even get to catch a glimpse of an ongoing wedding there before heading off to Plaza de Roma, the center of Intramuros and one of two major public squares of the city. Enjoy the open space and be in the moment as you walk around the plaza.

With many tourist spots to visit and also things to do, it’s easy to get lost in the sights of Intramuros. Your memorable tour officially ends when you head back to the Bambike HQ and bid farewell to both your Bambassador guide and the city of Intramuros.

Come along to get to know Intramuros on an eco-friendly bamboo bicycle in this guided Bambike express tour. Check availability by choosing a date above.

Included

English-Speaking Guide
Use of Bambikes (bamboo bicycle)
Helmets
Water
Use of sunscreen or rain ponchos (when needed)
Complimentary reusable water bottle
Complimentary local ice cream at the end of the tour
Complimentary cold towels at the end of the tour

Activities

Sightseeing and Walking
Biking

Attractions

Manila Cathedral
Intramuros
Plaza San Luis
Puerta Real Gardens
Puerta Del Parian
Plaza de Roma
Manila

What to bring

Camera
Personal Medicines
Appropriate Footwear
Extra Clothes

Good to know

- All our guides speak English.

- Infant seats are available on request if advised at time of booking.

- We provide alternative modes of transportation for those who cannot bike. Please inform us at time of booking.

- Children must be accompanied by an adult.

- Operates in all weather conditions (except tropical storm).

- Please dress appropriately. Athletic wear is recommended.

- Please arrive 30 minutes before your tour so we can help you choose your

perfect Bambike.

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