History Tours

Discover the rich past of the Philippines through these historical and heritage tours. From visiting ancestral houses in Iloilo to getting that authentic heritage experience in Banaue, you’ll surely find a unique tour here for your adventure around the Philippines.

History Tours

Discover the rich past of the Philippines through these historical and heritage tours. From visiting ancestral houses in Iloilo to getting that authentic heritage experience in Banaue, you’ll surely find a unique tour here for your adventure around the Philippines.
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Manila City Tour with DOT-Accredited Guide | Private Vehicle Included

Get to know more of this highly urbanized city with its rich stories of history at the heart of old Manila. Arouse your curiosity with some fascinating facts, trivia and get a deeper understanding about the country during the different colonial periods. Meet up with your knowledgeable English-speaking guide at the hotel of your choice. While traveling, be able to see the different famous monuments and shrines scattered across the city to remind every Filipinos about what happened to such place and know the notable individuals, considered as heroes, and their significant contributions to the country. Arrive at the country’s major financial, commercial, and economic hub – Makati City. A premiere city for business, lifestyle, entertainment, and culture. Makati offers a variety of activities and an outstanding view of towering skyscrapers. A few minutes away from this bustling city is the Asia’s Arlington, the World War II cemetery. A private home for the reposed souls and to honor the American and servicemen who died fighting the Japanese during World War II.  Discover the highlights of this place like the graveyard arranged in a circular structure, the cemetery chapel, the Tablets of the Missing, and a Map room that educates visitors about the pattern of the Pacific countries affected by the war. This historical trip will not be complete without visiting the 400-year-old walled city – Intramuros. Within the huge walls were memories of churches, hospitals, government offices, schools, and houses which was devastated by fires, earthquakes, and war battles throughout the time. A heritage worth preserving and be shared to the world. Venture further to come face to face with the country’s oldest church that miraculously survived different catastrophes and is a final resting place for some of the prominent Spanish and Filipino people, thus making it recognized by UNESCO as a historical landmark. Top off your experience by opting to taste authentic Filipino dishes before ending your day with fulfillment and great learning of Manila’s glorious past Re-experience the past today.

Duration:
8.5hours
Available:
All year
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Corregidor Tour | With Guide and Transfers

Learn about the history and culture by joining this amazing Corregidor tour. This is perfect for those wanting to see a glimpse of the historical past of the Philippines.  Your driver will pick you up at your accommodation in Manila Bay Area or Makati City. Afterward, you’ll be going to the ferry port. During the Spanish regime, Corregidor had been the focus of foreign invaders. It was the largest of the four fortified islands for protecting Manila Bay, thus providing Manila with the first line of defense. It was also a customs station, which stopped ships entering the bay for check and verification of documents.  When you reach the island, you are taken to an outdoor tram that takes you to the historical monuments of Corregidor. Visit the Path, the Hearn of the Battery, the Geary of the Battery and the Crocket of Battery. This is an ensemble of mortars or big weapons requiring several soldiers to fight. Other interesting things, such as the Pacific War Memorial Complex, will be seen during your tram tour of Corregidor. It was dedicated to the Philippines and American forces which fought for the Philippines during the Second World War. There you can see a variety of war memorabilia, e.g., soldiers ' uniforms and coins from that era and wartime pictures.  There is also the Dome of the Pacific War Memorial. The locals have suggested the design was such that the light will shine directly on the dome on the anniversary of Corregidor's fall. You'll visit the Corregidor Lighthouse, where you will see a road sign with city names and how far from Corregidor. The lighthouse was built in 1863 and is one of the oldest buildings on the island. The Malinta Tunnel is your last stop. The tunnel was used as a fortification for leaks found by diggers during construction before the Japanese occupation.  Discover what makes Corregidor a beautiful historic destination in the Philippines by booking this tour. Check availability by choosing a date above. 

Duration:
10hours
Available:
All year
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Bataan with Las Casas Filipinas de Acuzar

Relive the past and its rich stories in an immersive tour inside Las Casas Filipinas de Acuzar. Whether you’re a historical enthusiast or just interested in knowing what it was like living in a Filipino-Hispanic setting. This day tour is a perfect combination of appreciating the beauty of Spanish colonial-era structures and commemorating not just the historical stories of the past, but also the people behind the preservation of these ancient and cultural gems.  Situated in Bataan, Las Casas Filipinas de Acuzar is a 400-hectare park that features Jose Acuzar’s collection of restored colonial heritage houses. Also, different activities ensuring a complete Spanish colonial period ambiance to complete your immersive heritage tour.  Get ready to set foot on the brick pavements of Las Casas and be transported back in time. Have a closer look at each colonial house as your tour guide tells various stories reliving each of the casa’s history.  Some of the heritage houses are Casa Biñan, a replica of the house of Dr. Jose Rizal’s mother, Teodora Alonzo. Next is one of the oldest structures in Las Casas, Casa Candaba which was used as a shooting location for the film adaptation of Noli Me Tangere. After exploring various Bahay na Bato houses, head next to the first luxury hotel in the Philippines, the Hotel de Oriente. Reflect on the great Filipino craftsmanship as you explore the intricate structure which was built based only on archival photos of the original structure. Go for a calesa ride for a more immersive experience. Cap off the tour along its beachfront with a backdrop of Spanish colonial buildings before heading back to Manila.  Embark on a historical journey where you will be transported back to the Spanish colonial era for a day. Check availability by choosing a date above. 

Duration:
10hours
Available:
All year
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Vigan Day Tour from Manila | With Guide and Transfers

Discover the rich heritage of Vigan by joining this immersive tour! This is ideal for those wanting to take a trip outside Manila and learn about the colonial past.  Your driver will fetch you at your meet up place in Starbucks Mall of Asia. You’ll then make your way to Vigan with your tour guide who’ll give you insights about this enchanting place. First, you go to the Bantay Bell Tower, which goes back to the 1590s in its history. This old structure resisted time tests and in the last few centuries saw the Spanish come and go. Then you're going to go to Mansion Syquia. President Elpidio Quirino is memorable in Vigan City (6th President of the Philippines). This is an important memorandum.  Come back to a time when kalesa or horse-drawn wagons were the only way to get to Calle Crisologo in the Spanish-ruled Philippines. This historical city is the perfect setting for your photographic works. You'll also visit the famous pottery attraction Pagburnayan where you can buy or build your own clay pot.  When you visit the Baluarte, a zoo that locals and tourists regularly visit, you will visit different kinds of animals. Then you head next to the Ilocos Regional Museum Complex. It is a group of museums which is important memorabilia like the dormitorial room of Elpidio Quirino. It’s amazing and lovely way to see Vigan up close and personal. A great destination in the Philippines, indeed.  Get insights and knowledge about the rich heritage of Vigan by joining this tour. Check availability by choosing a date above. 

Duration:
13hours
Available:
All year
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Sightseeing in Manila and Makati | Walking Tour

Experience the sights and learn about the history of the two bustling districts of Manila and Makati in this guided tour. This full-day tour is perfect for history and art lovers as it gives you a chance to visit one of the best museums in the country. Your tour will begin after picking you up in your accommodation, where you will head to the monument of Dr. Jose P. Rizal, which is the point from where all distances from Manila are measured. Afterwards, you will explore the historical district of Intramuros on foot, home to Fort Santiago and San Agustin Church, which is the oldest stone church in the Philippines and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. You will continue on to Casa Manila, which is a museum depicting the colonial lifestyle during the Spanish colonization. Of course, a visit to Manila isn’t complete without visiting the National Museum, which contains numerous works of art, historical artifacts, and specimens which are related to the cultural heritage of the Filipino people. Up next, you will be driven to the business district of Makati, where you will visit the Nielson Tower, a structure which resembles an airplane from a bird’s-eye view. It used to be an airport which was the base of the American Far Eastern School of Aviation. Nowadays, it is home to Blackbird, which made use of the old airport’s facilities such as the passenger terminal, check in area, and the control tower and integrated it with the design of the restaurant. You will also explore the nearby Ayala Avenue, which is home to numerous skyscrapers and offices, yet still maintains its relationship with nature through its many landscaped urban parks. Your driver will bring you back to your hotel at the end of the day. Join us on this tour and learn more about the past in Manila, while seeing the present development of the city in the district of Makati. This is the perfect tour to experience the two aspects of Metro Manila. Check availability by choosing a date above.

Duration:
7hours
Available:
All year
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Binondo Tour with Chinese Cemetery | Tasting Chinese Delicacies

Witness both the oldest Chinatown in the world and oldest Chinese Temple in Manila in this full-day walking tour around the historical district of Binondo. Food lovers will love this tour as you will get to try various Chinese delicacies in the streets. You will also feel like being transported to China as you visit the Chinese cemetery which houses architecture similar to those found in Fujian province. To start your tour, you will be picked up in your accommodation by your tour guide and taken to downtown Binondo, which you will explore on foot. Binondo is the oldest Chinatown in the world and was founded in 1594 by Luis Perez Dasmarinas, a Spanish governor, and was the main hub of the Chinese back in the day thanks to its advantageous location. Binondo is home to the Binondo Chinatown Arch, which serves as the entry point to the district. Notable attractions in the area include the Plaza San Lorenzo Ruiz and Binondo Church which is one of the oldest places of Christian worship in the Philippines. Jewelry lovers will definitely enjoy visiting Ongpin, which is home to a lot of gold vendors. You will also get to try various Chinese delicacies such as dumplings and soup. Once you’ve had your fill, your tour guide will drive you to the 5.4 hectare Manila Chinese Cemetery in Santa Cruz, Manila. This is the second oldest cemetery in Manila and is the resting place of the Chinese who were denied burial in Catholic cemeteries during the Spanish colonial times. It is home to the Chong Hock Tong Temple, which is the oldest Chinese temple in Manila and was demolished back in 2015, but has since been rebuilt. As the day ends, your driver will bring you back to your hotel, full of new knowledge about Manila.  Put on your walking shoes and join us on this adventure to discover the sights, sounds, and tastes of Chinatown. This will surely be an experience you’ll want to share with your friends and family. Check availability by choosing a date above.

Duration:
7hours
Available:
All year
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Private Bohol Sightseeing Tour | With Loboc Lunch Cruise

Experience a luxurious excursion to Bohol’s countryside. This tour will cover the best tourist spots of Bohol in a day and is perfect for those who want to see the best of Bohol at their own pace. Your day begins once your driver picks you up from your hotel in Panglao. The first stop of the tour is The Blood Compact Shrine. This shrine is also known among locals as “Sandugo” (one blood). It earned its name because this is where Captain General Miguel Lopez de Legaspi, a Spanish explorer, and Datu Sikatuna, a chieftain of Bohol, created a symbol of unity by drawing blood from their palms, poured it into a cup, and drank it.  Next, you will be brought to Baclayon Church, which is one of the oldest churches in the Philippines. It was built in 1727  and was declared a National Treasure of the Philippines. Afterwards, you will visit the Tarsier Conservation Area, where you will be able to witness the smallest primates. Tarsiers are rarely seen out in the wild, but you will be able to see them up close in the sanctuary. After your visit, you'll experience a VIP treatment courtesy of a relaxing cruise along the Loboc River that comes with a buffet lunch. You will definitely enjoy the view of the river surrounded by mangroves. Make sure to take photos to commemorate this wonderful experience. Once you're finished with your sumptuous lunch, you will  make a trip to Bilar Man-made Forest, where Mahogany trees line the road in this 2 kilometer expanse. Next, you will visit the highlight of Bohol - the Chocolate Hills. 1268 cone-shaped hills resemble mounds of chocolates especially during the summer, during when it turns brown. Lastly, you will stop by the Butterfly Farm where you can see hundreds of beautiful butterflies inside both an enclosed and open environment, complete with waterfalls and plants for both the butterflies and visitors to enjoy.  Make the most out of your Bohol trip by booking this luxurious private tour. Check availability by choosing a date above.

Duration:
6hours
Available:
All year
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Puerto Princesa City Tour | Half Day Excursion

Hit the road and spend half a day exploring the best sites of the acclaimed cleanest and greenest city in the Philippines, Puerto Princesa in Palawan. This tour is the perfect chance for travelers who want to explore the city’s famous landmarks from the comforts of an air-conditioned vehicle. You will be picked up from your accommodation within Puerto Princesa and taken to the Baywalk as your first stop. It is a stretch of concrete pathway where you can chill and enjoy the sea breeze. You can grab your breakfast here before renting a bicycle to cruise the perimeter. You will next see the Plaza Cuartel, which was once a fortress of American and Filipino soldiers until the Japanese conquered the place, leading to World War II. Afterward, you will proceed to your next destination which is just across the plaza, the Immaculate Conception Cathedral. Built in 1880, the Gothic craftsmanship style of the church receives much attention from visitors. After admiring the historical places, you will head to Mitra’s Ranch. Also known as Rancho Sta. Monica, the tourist spot promises a sweeping view of the surrounding green landscapes as it is located atop a hill. You can also do plenty of activities on the site such as horseback riding and zip lining. From there, you will be taken to Baker’s Hill. The place was once a small bakery that was turned into a vast theme park where numerous statues of known Disney characters, animals, Hollywood stars, and more dot the area. You can also visit their bakeshop and grab the chance to taste their famous baked goodies like mini cakes, hopias, crinkles, and others. The last leg of the tour will be in Crocodile Farm. It is not just an ordinary farm, but a wildlife rescue and conservation center of Palawan. You can check out their mini zoo and see different species of birds, mammals, and reptiles. See the best attractions Puerto Princesa has to offer with this budget-friendly half-day tour. Check availability by choosing a date above.

Duration:
4hours
Available:
All year
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Woodcarver's Village Tour in Baguio | With Guide and Transfer

Appreciate Baguio City’s art scene by going in this hassle-free excursion that lets you visit the cultural places in the City of Pines. The trip is tailored for art enthusiast and travelers who want to see and experience the city’s cultural heritage. After being picked up from your residence or lodging, you will begin the half-day tour. The tour guide will guide you to the first destination — the Tam-Awan village located in the city’s Pinsao Proper. This is where you will get to view the Cordilleran craftsmanship as it showcases seven Ifugao huts and two Kalinga houses, among other artifacts. You will then make a stop in BenCab Museum owned by no less than national artist Ben Cabrera. It features BenCab and other Filipino artists’ artworks. From time to time, it also houses exhibits of local artists. You can also take a coffee break at Café Isabel, known for its delectable sweets and quality coffee. You'll also visit Easter Weaving Room to see handmade weaving crafts from the Ifugaos. But the highlight of this tour is the Woodcarver’s Village in Benguet. It highlights the indigenous aesthetics, its natural environment, and the rich cultural heritage of the Cordillerans through wood carving. The Woodcarver's Village is a hub for budding local artists as the city promotes their talents and craftsmanship. This is why the trip also provides you with a special souvenir. If it isn't enough, go shop and bring some to your friends and family back home. Feast your eyes and soul in Baguio City’s festive art and do not forget to take bring your camera and take some snaps as postcard-worthy souvenir. Check availability by choosing a date above.

Duration:
4hours
Available:
All year
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Intramuros and Rizal Park | Horse-Drawn Carriage Tour

Discover the highlights of Intramuros and Rizal Park in Manila by joining this excursion. Perfect for history enthusiasts, this budget-friendly tour will take you to various locations that helped shape the course of the nation. You will meet your guide first in front of Fort Santiago in Intramuros. Afterwards, you’ll be oriented about the day’s activities, starting from a walking tour inside Rizal Shrine Museum. Learn about the National Hero of the Philippines, Jose Rizal, during the museum tour. Here you’ll see artifacts from his childhood, writing journey, and pivotal moments leading up to his death. Hop aboard the horse-drawn carriage or carruaje, which is the main highlight of the tour. Along with your guide, you’ll visit historical sites, such as the Premier Church of the Philippines, the Manila Cathedral, and Palacio del Gobernador, which was the first official residence of the Spanish Governor-General in the country. You’ll be passing through Casa Manila also, a Spanish colonial home showcasing the lives of the upper class during their era of colonization. Take photos of the oldest church of the Philippines, San Agustin Church, as you’ll also be seeing it up close. You’ll stop at the Philippine Presidents’ Gallery where you can immerse yourself in the history of upper politics as well as visit the former location of Gen. MacArthur’s headquarters. After passing through the historical fort, Baluarte de San Diego, your carriage will bring you to Rizal Park. Together with your guide, you’ll be dropped off at the visitors’ center for briefing. Rizal Park, also called by the locals as Luneta Park, is a big park dotted with historical markers, plazas, open lawns, paved walks, open-air concert hall, and many more. Enjoy the excursion and make sure to take a photo with the monument of Dr. Jose Rizal before you make your way back to Intramuros, where you’ll be visiting various schools such as Lyceum, Mapua, and many more. After that, you’ll make your way to Fort Santiago where your tour ends. Don’t miss out on this cultural immersion in the walled city of Intramuros and Rizal Park. Check availability by choosing a date above.

Duration:
2.5hours
Available:
All year
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Historical Tour of Intramuros | Horse-Drawn Carriage Tour

Learn the compelling history of the Philippines when you visit Intramuros on a horse-drawn carriage. Taking you on an excursion inside the walled-city, this budget-friendly tour is perfect if you want to explore the various tourist destinations inside and learn its significance for the Filipino people. The day begins when you meet your guide at Fort Santiago for a short walking tour inside the Rizal Shrine Museum. While here, you’ll be able to learn about the Philippine’s National Hero, Jose Rizal, and how he changed the course of the nation through his writings. After the walking tour, you will board a carruaje or a horse-drawn carriage manned by a rig driver; signaling the start of the cultural immersion around the vicinity of Intramuros. Along with your guide, you’ll pass through the Manila Cathedral first. It is the main Roman Catholic Church and is considered as one of the most beautiful churches in the country due to its rustic and classic interior. Afterwards, you’ll pass through Palacio del Gobernador next. Built in 1976, the government building was used as a headquarters during the Spanish colonization. You’ll also be seeing Casa Manila, where one can witness how high-class Filipinos lived during the Spanish colonial times. Beside it, you’ll be seeing the oldest church in the country, San Agustin Church. Built in 1571, it stayed firm despite the destruction caused in Intramuros during World War II. You’ll make your stop at the Philippine President’s Gallery, where you can learn about the history of the presidents of the country. After walking through the wall, you’ll arrive at the former location of Gen. MacArthur Headquarters. Learn about his pivotal role in the country’s history before passing through Baluarte de San Diego, a historical fort that stood the test of time and helped defend the land of the Philippines. Discover the historical wonder of Intramuros in this one of a kind carriage tour in the city. Check availability by choosing a date above.

Duration:
60minutes
Available:
All year
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Intramuros Cycling Experience | Bambike Sunset Tour

Come along and discover the historical places found within The Walled City of Intramuros  on  a bamboo bike. If you're up for a one of a kind experience and you want to appreciate the beauty of Manila Bay's famous sunset, then this budget-friendly tour is perfect for you. You will first gather at the Bambike HQ where Bambassador guide will give you instructions on how to use the bikes properly before distributing them. This tour also provides other modes of transportation for individuals who are not comfortable using a bamboo bike. From there, you will begin your relaxing biking tour within The Walled City. Head to your first stop, Plaza San Luis that is named after an old town in historical Manila. You will see Filipino-Spanish buildings in this plaza that will take you back in time. From there, you will head next to the stop by the Japanese Cannon, where you will learn about their history from your guide. After few meters of cycling, you'll make your way to Puerta Real Gardens where you can appreciate the lush greenery and abundant flowers. Puerta Del Parian, on the other hand, is an entrance gate built in the 1590s that served as a passageway for the merchants and was also used as the main entrance to Intramuros. Afterward, you will visit one Plaza Roma, which is located a few steps from the Manila Cathedral. Spend some time relaxing or walking around the area. You may also opt to pose for creative photos featuring your bamboo bikes. Capping off the tour is a visit to Bayleaf Hotel Sky Deck where you are treated to a panoramic sunset city view. Enjoy the sunset glow with your complimentary drink before you return the bike to their HQ. Explore some of the best nostalgic places in Intramuros with this unique mode of transportation. Check availability by choosing a date above.

Duration:
90minutes
Available:
All year
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Intramuros Cycling Experience | Bambike Express Tour

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.

Duration:
90minutes
Available:
All year
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Heritage and Seafood Tour in Roxas | With Transfer and Guide

Treat yourself to a gastronomic experience in Roxas, the Seafood Capital of the Philippines. This private day tour consolidates two of the area's benchmarks — sumptuous seafood and authentic tourist spots. The visit starts when your driver fetches you at your hotel in Roxas City. En route to your first destination, your guide will brief you on the day's agenda. The first part is the Roxas City Heritage Tour, where you will get a glimpse of the Spanish era in Roxas, especially when you arrive at the Santa Monica Church where the Panay Bell is located, the biggest bell in the entirety of Asia. After hearing the historical sounds of Panay Bell, and seeing a decent perspective on the city from the chime tower, you will travel next to Pueblo de Panay. It is a blend of the old and the new with its plan to improve the lives of local people. This part of Roxas has shopping centers, restaurants, and business avenues. From here, you will visit the giant statue of the Sacred Heart of Jesus.  When you complete the site visits, you will head to the Capiz River for a voyage. This ride will take you through an untainted field; appreciate the view while having a scrumptious seafood feast. After some touring, you will get the opportunity to appreciate neighborhood dishes and treats when you head to Spanggo Café and Pasalubong Center. Taste the flavorful snacks, however, leave enough space for supper at the shoreline.  After arriving at Baybay Beach, walk around the dark sand shore and unwind at the sound of the delicate slamming of waves. You will then have your dinner, the most perfect way to end a beautiful day in Capiz.  Get on and prepare your craving as you go on this outing around the seafood capital of the Philippines. Check availability by choosing a date above.

Duration:
10hours
Available:
All year
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Roxas Sightseeing Tour | Capiz Escapade with Guide

Join this historical sightseeing tour in Capiz, Roxas combined with an outing to Baybay Beach. This is perfect for those wanting a convenient introduction to Panay Island along with guide and transfer. After your driver picks you up at your accommodation in Iloilo City, you'll head directly to Panublion Museum. Here you will find out about Capiz's chronicled past, dating as far back as the Spanish settlement in the sixteenth century. You will be able to observe displays commending the way of life and some of the notable individuals in the region.  From the exhibition hall, you will head to Pueblo de Panay, the business locale of Roxas City. There, you will see shopping centers, business focuses, and tall structure apartment suites. You will go for a short stroll going to the Shrine of the Sacred Heart of Jesus. It is a famous milestone that ascents over the encompassing fields and moving slopes of the province. From the sanctuary, you will head to Sta. Monica Church and the Panay Bell. Check out the carvings of the congregation's facade and the biggest church bell in Asia that was produced using coins given by the occupants.  You'll proceed next to Banica Dried Fish Market. As the Seafood Capital of the Philippines, Roxas City is abundant in fresh seafood of various kinds, so make sure to try seafood samplers or eat within the area. Last but not least, you will go to Baybay Beach where you can rest for and watch the nightfall. Marvel at Capiz shells along the shore, however, don't take them home. The shells are one of the main exports of the region.  Get familiar with some history, taste neighborhood dishes, visit the commercial center, and stroll along Baybay Beach in this private day visit to Roxas City. Check availability by choosing a date above.

Duration:
5hours
Available:
All year
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Silay Heritage Tour in Bacolod

Come along in this Silay heritage escapade that will give you a glimpse of the rich culture of Bacolod. This private tour is perfect for those who have a penchant for history, age-old heritage, and good food. A tour van will pick you up from your accommodation in Bacolod City. Once settled, your local guide will discuss to you a rundown of the itinerary,  which will start off at the Provincial Capitol Building and Lagoon. This building once served as the headquarters for the Japanese Imperial Army during World War II. The iconic lagoon in front of the capitol is also widely visited because of the statues located at its ends. You will head next to Balay Negrense. It is a heritage house turned antique museum wherein the 19th century Negrense sugar baron, Victor Gaston lived. A few minutes walk from Balay Negrense is another ancestral building, Ramon Hofileña Ancestral Home, where Ramon Hofileña, alias Father of Heritage Conversation, once lived. From there, you will stop by the Silay Pro-Cathedral and Mini Ruins. Known by the locals as San Diego Pro-Cathedral, this is the only church in Negros Occidental with a dome. This parish church temporarily serves as the cathedral or co-cathedral of a diocese. Before moving on to the next attractions, you will first enjoy your seafood lunch at Balaring. After that sumptuous meal, you will continue to Cinco De Noviembre Mark Point. This site is where the Negros locals celebrate Negros Day to pay tribute to the Negrenses’ revolution in opposition to the Spanish colonial rule in 1898. Right after that, you will be going to Balay ni Tana Dicang, an inhabited house made of stones, before proceeding to the El Ideal Bakery. This place is not only famous as being one of the old mansions, but it is also regularly visited because of its heritage recipes, some of which are still served today. Afterward, you will be heading to The Ruins, another ancestral home mansion which holds a dark history during the Japanese invasion. Your last stop will be at Bongbong’s or Merci shopping center. Here, you can buy souvenirs or pasalubong like loaves of bread and pastries. Immerse yourself in the rich history of Silay City. Check availability by choosing a date above.

Duration:
10hours
Available:
All year
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Iloilo Heritage and Countryside Tour | With Transfer and Guide

Discover the historical and cultural sites of Iloilo City in this day tour that will leave you rich in stories to tell when you return home. If you want to get an in-depth understanding of Iloilo City's history, this combination tour is perfect for you. Your driver will first pick you up at your hotel in Iloilo City and will take you to San Joaquin Church, a Roman Catholic Church built in 1869. It separates itself from different houses of worship in view of its facade portraying the Spanish triumph over the Moroccan powers amid the Battle of Tetuan. Close by is the San Joaquin Cemetery or the Campo Santo, one of the best-preserved cemetery that sits on a hill overlooking the sea. Following that is the Garin Farm of San Joaquin where you can experience a unique spiritual journey. You'll ride the van again for the rolling tour. You'll pass through the Millionaire's Row of Jaro where you will see the mansions of the old rich families of Iloilo. You'll also pass through Jaro Cathedral Church or the Church of St. Elizabeth of Hungary. This is considered as an all-male church because of the accumulated collection of male saints inside, with the exception of the statue of Nuestra Senora de Candelaria (Lady of Candles) displayed on a glass sanctum infront of the church.  You will next be taken to Casa Mariquit, a 216-year-old Spanish ancestral house. After that, you'll be taken to Biscocho Haus for a quick souvenir shop, a relaxing stroll at Esplanade, then you'll try barquillo-making at the Deocampos.  Your next stop is  Calle Real, named after national hero Dr. Jose Rizal. This historic street is home to some of Iloilo's significant structures. After that, you'll visit another famous boulevard in Iloilo, General Luna Street.  After a hearty lunch in some of the best restaurants in Iloilo, you will be taken to Mama's Kitchen and Sinamay House famous for their cookies that you can buy as pasalubong.  Next, you will be taken to the Guimbal Church, built in 1774 by Father Campos. Its steeple is four stories high and was turned into a watchtower during the Spanish occupation to guard against the Moro pirates. Then there's Taytay Boni, a stone extension built in 1854 initially intended to be utilized by horse-drawn carriages.  Next you will visit a Latin American-style church, the Tigbauan Church. The congregation was developed in 1575 but was crushed amid a seismic tremor in 1948. After that, your tour will continue to Miag-ao Church or the Church of Saint Thomas of Villanova. Finished in 1797, the congregation is renowned for its masterful sculptural relief carved on its facade.  The visit will finish at Camiña Balay Nga Bato, a 150-year-old stone house in Molo transformed into a café that serves Iloilo's best treasure dishes. It is the ideal spot to relax while still learning about the history of Iloilo told by the fourth generation of the Camiña family. Remember to taste the rich and thick Pancit Molo with the famous Molo dumpling.  Join this tour and find out more about Iloilo City's legacy and see the beauty of its countryside. Check availability by choosing a date above.

Duration:
10hours
Available:
All year
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South of Iloilo Sightseeing Day Tour | With Transfer and Guide

Hop on this journey to the South countryside of Iloilo and witness the transformation of history and architecture in various churches and lands. Sometimes a trip to the past is just what you need to appreciate the present. After the driver guide picks you up within Iloilo City, you will be taken to San Joaquin Church, a Roman Catholic Church built in 1869. It distinguishes itself from other churches because of its facade depicting the Spanish victory over the Moroccan forces during the Battle of Tetuan. The church is made of limestones quarried from the mountains of Iqbaras and white coral stones from its shores. Alongside that is the San Joaquin Cemetery or the Campo Santo, a cemetery popular for its baroque architecture made of white coral and fossil stones. The cemetery is enclosed by stone walls and wrought iron grills. It is one of the best-preserved cemetery in the entire province and sits on a hill overlooking the sea. Standing at the center is the Baroque-style mortuary chapel which is the centerpiece of the cemetery. Following that is the Garin Farm of San Joaquin where you will experience a unique spiritual journey. The farm is an inland resort that combines architecture, leisure, and religion to form a recreational place and a pilgrimage site in one location. The place is also a functional farm that showcases agricultural practices and houses various livestock and crops. You can buy your pasalubong treats at Mama’s Kitchen and Sinamay House. It is a well-preserved ancestral house that acts like a museum featuring sinamay while selling delicacies such as crunchies with various flavors such as cashew, pinipig, tsokolate, and peanut. Next, you will be taken to one of the oldest churches in the country, the Guimbal Church, built in 1774 by Father Campos. This church is made of yellow sandstones, adobe stones called igang, and coral stones quarried from Guimaras. Its belfry is four stories high and became a watchtower during the Spanish occupation against the Moro pirates. Not so far is the Taytay Boni, a stone bridge built in 1854 originally meant to be used by horse-drawn carriages. It was built using large yellow coral stone slabs called tablea from the mountain of Iqbaras and held together using lime. It was still passable before and after the World War II. The route of the old Spanish road can be seen into the distance at the end of the bridge. Lunch will be served at Camina Balay na Bato, a 150-year-old stone house in Molo turned into a restaurant to serve Iloilo’s best heirloom dishes. It is the perfect place for food, history, and stories of Iloilo told by the 4th generation of the Caminas family. Don’t forget to try and get a taste of the rich and thick Pancit Molo with the meaty Molo dumpling. After that, you will visit a Latin American-style church Tigbauan Church. The church was constructed in 1575 but was destroyed during an earthquake in 1948. Its facade is in Mexican plateresque and at the center is an Augustinan order seal surrounded by a retablo-like floral frieze. Above is a niche flanked by pilasters embellished with flowers and a depiction of San Juan and an image of Santo Nino. The tour will end at the majestic Miag-ao Church or the Church of Saint Thomas of Villanova. Completed in 1797, the church is famous for its artistic sculptural relief carved on its façade. It is the living legacy of the culture and way of life of the people in Miag-ao which is anchored in the strong foundation of their Christian faith. Appreciate Iloilo’s heritage sites with this private guided day trip. Check availability by choosing a date above.

Duration:
10hours
Available:
All year
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Iloilo Heritage Town | City Tour with Transfers

Visit Iloilo City’s historic sites and heritage towns in this full day city tour. This is perfect for those wanting to get a deeper insight of the city’s heritage and culture. Your day begins when your driver picks you up at your accommodation in iloilo City. Along with your guide, you'll make your way to your first stop, Iloilo City Hall, for a photo opportunity. You will visit next the streets of Iznart and General Luna. Listen as your guide discusses the significance of this commercial center dating back to the American regime. While in the area of General Luna, you'll see Casa Real, which was once the Old Capitol building of the province during the American Period. This landmark also served as Kilometer Zero of the city. Afterwards, you will visit Lopez Heritage House. Marvel in its beauty as this site is a National Historical Landmark. In fact, it was dubbed as the Queen of Heritage Houses in Iloilo. This mansion shows the extravagant lifestyle of the province’s rich during the American Colonial Period. You'll visit La Paz Public Market next. Here you can find local products and souvenirs unique to the province of Iloilo. Buy locally-made products you can bring to your friends and family. Enjoy different cuisines unique to the province if you want. Learn about the process of their business by interacting with the locals. Your last stop will be at the popular Millionaire Row, where you'll be seeing Sanson y Montinola Antillan House. A visit to this heritage house will give you a glimpse of how luxurious the old lived during their times. Learn about the history and culture of Iloilo by visiting their heritage town. Check availability by choosing a date above.

Duration:
6hours
Available:
All year
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Bohol Countryside and Panglao Island | Combination Tour with Guide

Hit two birds with one stone in this combination tour in Bohol. Combining popular tourist destinations with the island of Panglao and the countryside of Bohol, this private tour is perfect for first-timers in the province. Your tour begins when your driver picks you up at your hotel in Panglao. Once your guide briefs you on the safety regulations, you’ll shortly make your way to the Philippine Tarsier Sanctuary located in Corella, in the interior part of Bohol. This tourist destination preserves the endangered tarsiers where over a hundred of these primates live. Enjoy looking at them and take photos, but make sure to turn the flash off to not scare them. You’ll also visit Bilar Man-Made Forest, a scenic road lined up with mahogany trees. You can take photos here if there are no cars passing by. Next, you'll make your way to Loboc River Cruise where you'll have your sumptuous lunch while enjoying the scenic views of the river. Afterward, you’ll visit one of the prime tourist spots in Bohol, the Chocolate Hills. It’s a breathtaking natural wonder because that turns brown during the dry season, hence its name.   You’ll visit Baclayon Church next, also known as La Purisima Concepcion de la Virgen Maria Parish. It’s an old church founded by the Jesuits, and is the second oldest church in the province. Afterward, you’ll drop by the Blood Compact Monument to see the enjoining of Spaniards and Filipinos in the past. Your driver will bring you to Panglao Island next. While here, you’ll visit Dauis Church, one of the churches in the country with sophisticated, European-style architecture. Bohol Bee Farm, which is your next destination, is the tourist spot where you can learn more about its species. Lastly, you'll go to Hinagdanan Cave, which is one of the mystical tourist spots on the island. Enjoy spelunking your way inside the cave, marvel at the various stalactites and stalagmites, and appreciate different rock formations before your driver brings you back to your accommodation in Panglao. Have a fun day ahead of you in this exciting combination tour in Bohol. Check availability by choosing a date above.

Duration:
8hours
Available:
All year
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Sightseeing in Kalibo | Full Day Tour with Lunch and Guide

See the best of the vibrant capital of Aklan in this half-day sightseeing tour of Kalibo. If you’re looking for some sightseeing expedition aside from the typical white beaches, then this tour is perfect for you and your group of friends. Your driver will be picking you up at your accommodation in Boracay along with the guide who will discuss to you the day's itinerary. Situated two hours from Boracay, Kalibo is noteworthy for its Ati-Atihan festival during January. Unbeknownst to tourists, this quiet town has a lot of off-beaten paths waiting to be discovered. You will be passing by the Golden Salakot first, an antique shop brimmed with authentic local goods before making your way to Aklan Freedom Shrine. It is a historical landmark in the province where the 19 martyrs of Aklan were commemorated. You will visit Kalibo Pastrana Park next. Located in the heart of Kalibo, it is a site preserved for the town’s cultural history. It is where the Ati-Atihan festivities takes place in mid-January. Afterwards, proceed to St. John the Baptist Cathedral. Also known as the Kalibo Cathedral, it stands as the oldest edifice of worship in Aklan. You’ll proceed to Museo it Akean next, which is a nicely restored building where you can learn about the traditions and culture of the province. It serves as the repository of the town’s heritage. You’ll also visit the Pina weaving site, which is one of the oldest industry in the province of Aklan. Learn about the process of pina weaving before taking your sumptuous lunch. Afterwards, you’ll proceed to Bakhawan Eco-Park, a two-hundred twenty hectare mangrove forest in Kalibo. Learn about the mangrove restoration project while enjoying the cool breeze before you go to Sampaguita Garden. Take photos of the cute angel figurines while on the pathway to the area where nativity scenes are commemorated through animal dioramas. Catch a glimpse of the Victorian-styled house inside the area before visiting the Jaime Cardinal Sin Monument. Before going home, you’ll drop by at Papierus Arts and Crafts first. Buy authentic handmade paper products for your friends and loved ones back home. Come along on this sightseeing tour in the vibrant area of Kalibo that is perfect for all ages. Check availability by choosing a date above.

Duration:
8hours
Available:
All year
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Motag Living Museum in Aklan | Pickup and Dropoff from Boracay

Delve into Aklan’s cultural heritage when you join this private excursion to Motag Living Museum. If you want to immerse yourself in the Filipino culture and see the past come to life, this interactive museum tour is perfect for you. After your driver picks you up at your hotel in Boracay islands, you’ll be traveling all the way to Aklan, where your tour boat awaits. Along with your guide, you will hop on the boat that will take you to Motag Living Museum. Make sure to listen to the detailed instructions to avoid any mishaps during the tour. Aklan is known for its pristine islands, specifically Boracay, but only a few really know how rich the heritage of the province is. Luckily for tourists, there is an interactive cultural expo showcasing traditional crafts, local farming methods, folk songs and native delights in a small barangay called Motag. It is none other than the Motag Living Museum. Compared to other museum excursions where the main goal is for you to learn its culture through paintings and artifacts, here you will be interacting with the locals; immersing yourself in the culture by visiting their homes. From traditional plowing to traditional rice milling, you’ll be able to try that and more in this interactive museum escapade. Their preserved heritage is so rich, you’ll be able to feel like you’re a part of it. While on the site, you’ll be eating traditional snacks that are sure to satiate your appetite. You will also be able to take photos not only of yourself but a group photo with the cultural performers. Enjoy the cultural immersion before your driver brings you back to your accommodation in Boracay islands. Join this heritage excursion in Aklan to get to know the province more aside from its powdery, white-sand beaches. Check availability by choosing a date above.

Duration:
4hours
Available:
All year
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Manila's Arts and Treasures | Historical Museum Tour

Discover Philippine artistry, history, and heritage in Manila’s museums that will take you back in time. If you're a history enthusiast and a fan of the arts, then this private tour is tailored perfectly for you. The day begins as your driver picks you up from your accommodation in selected areas of Metro Manila. Along with your guide, you'll make your way to the first destination – the National Museum. With collections from fine arts, archaeology, ethnography, and national history, the museum showcases Filipino talent and the country’s evolution over time. The museum features works of the country’s national artists, including the largest painting in the Philippines, with a size of 4.22 x 7.675 meters, by Juan Luna — Spoliarium. Another one of the museum’s highlights is the Manunggul Jar, a cultural treasure from 895 – 775 BC. It is a burial jar that signifies the beliefs of ancient Filipinos in the afterlife. The National Museum also recently opened the National Museum of Natural History – showcasing the country’s diverse flora and fauna which includes more than 10 galleries on plants and animals. Your next stop will be The San Agustin Church Museum. It displays a broad collection of religious art pieces, icons, furniture, and clothing that dates back from the 16th century. In the museum, you will see a 3,400-kilogram church bell that was taken down in 1927. With its extensive collection of artworks and historical value, no wonder it's marked as a UNESCO World Heritage icon. On your last stop, you'll visit Casa Manila. This 18th-century Museum is actually a 2-story house that is designed like a typical house from the 1800s. The facade of the house will make you feel as though you’ve been transported back in time, particularly during the Spanish colonial period, especially with the interior of the museum. It also features a café and a souvenir store that you can visit after the tour before we take you back to your hotel. Prepare yourself for a journey back in time in the Philippines. Find out more about the fascinating treasures and artifacts from the Pearl of the Orient. Check availability by choosing a date above.

Duration:
3hours
Available:
All year
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Business Districts and Historical Sites | Modern Manila Tour

Get ready and see the modern cities of the Philippines! This half-day escapade is set to show Metro Manila's business districts and their tourist spots including Makati, Bonifacio Global City, McKinley Hills, Mall of Asia, American War Memorial, and Bonifacio High Street. This tour is perfect for those wanting to experience Metro Manila's aesthetic and city vibe. The day starts when your driver picks you up from your hotel in selected areas of Metro Manila. Your guide will inform you of the day's activities, starting from a short tour in of the country’s centers of economic activity – the Makati Central Business District (CBD). Home to a number of local and international corporations, it is known to be a strategic location for business and residence. The drive around Makati CBD is followed by a tour of the 4th largest shopping mall in the Philippines and 11th in the world – Mall of Asia – or as people call it, MOA. Being easily accessible, it attracts average foot traffic of about 200,000 people a day. The next destination is another one of the country’s world-class business and residential centers, Bonifacio Global City (BGC). You will see the stunning street art plastered around the little city together with the high-end modern architecture, you would not expect that the place was once a military base. BGC was originally called “Fort McKinley” after the former U.S. President but was renamed “Fort Bonifacio” after the Father of Philippine Revolution, Andres Bonifacio. Just around the corner of BGC, you will see McKinley Hill where you can experience the vibe inspired by Southern Europe’s sophisticated culture. From Europe to America in a snap, you will also get to visit the American War Memorial, which contains the largest number of graves of the military dead of World War II. The headstones are aligned to form an enormous circular pattern among trees and shrubs. After the tour, there will be a stopover at the Italian-inspired sight which is the Venice Grand Canal Mall where you can grab snacks and hop aboard a gondola ride. There will also be time for a short walk down Bonifacio High Street and photo ops at Burgos Park in BGC. Cap off the day as the tour takes you back to your hotel after the tour. Invite your best buddies and witness Manila’s aesthetic and modern business districts. Check availability by choosing a date above.

Duration:
3hours
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All year
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History Tours

Discover the rich past of the Philippines through these historical and heritage tours. From visiting ancestral houses in Iloilo to getting that authentic heritage experience in Banaue, you’ll surely find a unique tour here for your adventure around the Philippines.

History Tours

Discover the rich past of the Philippines through these historical and heritage tours. From visiting ancestral houses in Iloilo to getting that authentic heritage experience in Banaue, you’ll surely find a unique tour here for your adventure around the Philippines.
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Manila City Tour with DOT-Accredited Guide | Private Vehicle Included

Get to know more of this highly urbanized city with its rich stories of history at the heart of old Manila. Arouse your curiosity with some fascinating facts, trivia and get a deeper understanding about the country during the different colonial periods. Meet up with your knowledgeable English-speaking guide at the hotel of your choice. While traveling, be able to see the different famous monuments and shrines scattered across the city to remind every Filipinos about what happened to such place and know the notable individuals, considered as heroes, and their significant contributions to the country. Arrive at the country’s major financial, commercial, and economic hub – Makati City. A premiere city for business, lifestyle, entertainment, and culture. Makati offers a variety of activities and an outstanding view of towering skyscrapers. A few minutes away from this bustling city is the Asia’s Arlington, the World War II cemetery. A private home for the reposed souls and to honor the American and servicemen who died fighting the Japanese during World War II.  Discover the highlights of this place like the graveyard arranged in a circular structure, the cemetery chapel, the Tablets of the Missing, and a Map room that educates visitors about the pattern of the Pacific countries affected by the war. This historical trip will not be complete without visiting the 400-year-old walled city – Intramuros. Within the huge walls were memories of churches, hospitals, government offices, schools, and houses which was devastated by fires, earthquakes, and war battles throughout the time. A heritage worth preserving and be shared to the world. Venture further to come face to face with the country’s oldest church that miraculously survived different catastrophes and is a final resting place for some of the prominent Spanish and Filipino people, thus making it recognized by UNESCO as a historical landmark. Top off your experience by opting to taste authentic Filipino dishes before ending your day with fulfillment and great learning of Manila’s glorious past Re-experience the past today.

Duration:
8.5hours
Available:
All year
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Corregidor Tour | With Guide and Transfers

Learn about the history and culture by joining this amazing Corregidor tour. This is perfect for those wanting to see a glimpse of the historical past of the Philippines.  Your driver will pick you up at your accommodation in Manila Bay Area or Makati City. Afterward, you’ll be going to the ferry port. During the Spanish regime, Corregidor had been the focus of foreign invaders. It was the largest of the four fortified islands for protecting Manila Bay, thus providing Manila with the first line of defense. It was also a customs station, which stopped ships entering the bay for check and verification of documents.  When you reach the island, you are taken to an outdoor tram that takes you to the historical monuments of Corregidor. Visit the Path, the Hearn of the Battery, the Geary of the Battery and the Crocket of Battery. This is an ensemble of mortars or big weapons requiring several soldiers to fight. Other interesting things, such as the Pacific War Memorial Complex, will be seen during your tram tour of Corregidor. It was dedicated to the Philippines and American forces which fought for the Philippines during the Second World War. There you can see a variety of war memorabilia, e.g., soldiers ' uniforms and coins from that era and wartime pictures.  There is also the Dome of the Pacific War Memorial. The locals have suggested the design was such that the light will shine directly on the dome on the anniversary of Corregidor's fall. You'll visit the Corregidor Lighthouse, where you will see a road sign with city names and how far from Corregidor. The lighthouse was built in 1863 and is one of the oldest buildings on the island. The Malinta Tunnel is your last stop. The tunnel was used as a fortification for leaks found by diggers during construction before the Japanese occupation.  Discover what makes Corregidor a beautiful historic destination in the Philippines by booking this tour. Check availability by choosing a date above. 

Duration:
10hours
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All year
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Bataan with Las Casas Filipinas de Acuzar

Relive the past and its rich stories in an immersive tour inside Las Casas Filipinas de Acuzar. Whether you’re a historical enthusiast or just interested in knowing what it was like living in a Filipino-Hispanic setting. This day tour is a perfect combination of appreciating the beauty of Spanish colonial-era structures and commemorating not just the historical stories of the past, but also the people behind the preservation of these ancient and cultural gems.  Situated in Bataan, Las Casas Filipinas de Acuzar is a 400-hectare park that features Jose Acuzar’s collection of restored colonial heritage houses. Also, different activities ensuring a complete Spanish colonial period ambiance to complete your immersive heritage tour.  Get ready to set foot on the brick pavements of Las Casas and be transported back in time. Have a closer look at each colonial house as your tour guide tells various stories reliving each of the casa’s history.  Some of the heritage houses are Casa Biñan, a replica of the house of Dr. Jose Rizal’s mother, Teodora Alonzo. Next is one of the oldest structures in Las Casas, Casa Candaba which was used as a shooting location for the film adaptation of Noli Me Tangere. After exploring various Bahay na Bato houses, head next to the first luxury hotel in the Philippines, the Hotel de Oriente. Reflect on the great Filipino craftsmanship as you explore the intricate structure which was built based only on archival photos of the original structure. Go for a calesa ride for a more immersive experience. Cap off the tour along its beachfront with a backdrop of Spanish colonial buildings before heading back to Manila.  Embark on a historical journey where you will be transported back to the Spanish colonial era for a day. Check availability by choosing a date above. 

Duration:
10hours
Available:
All year
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Vigan Day Tour from Manila | With Guide and Transfers

Discover the rich heritage of Vigan by joining this immersive tour! This is ideal for those wanting to take a trip outside Manila and learn about the colonial past.  Your driver will fetch you at your meet up place in Starbucks Mall of Asia. You’ll then make your way to Vigan with your tour guide who’ll give you insights about this enchanting place. First, you go to the Bantay Bell Tower, which goes back to the 1590s in its history. This old structure resisted time tests and in the last few centuries saw the Spanish come and go. Then you're going to go to Mansion Syquia. President Elpidio Quirino is memorable in Vigan City (6th President of the Philippines). This is an important memorandum.  Come back to a time when kalesa or horse-drawn wagons were the only way to get to Calle Crisologo in the Spanish-ruled Philippines. This historical city is the perfect setting for your photographic works. You'll also visit the famous pottery attraction Pagburnayan where you can buy or build your own clay pot.  When you visit the Baluarte, a zoo that locals and tourists regularly visit, you will visit different kinds of animals. Then you head next to the Ilocos Regional Museum Complex. It is a group of museums which is important memorabilia like the dormitorial room of Elpidio Quirino. It’s amazing and lovely way to see Vigan up close and personal. A great destination in the Philippines, indeed.  Get insights and knowledge about the rich heritage of Vigan by joining this tour. Check availability by choosing a date above. 

Duration:
13hours
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All year
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Sightseeing in Manila and Makati | Walking Tour

Experience the sights and learn about the history of the two bustling districts of Manila and Makati in this guided tour. This full-day tour is perfect for history and art lovers as it gives you a chance to visit one of the best museums in the country. Your tour will begin after picking you up in your accommodation, where you will head to the monument of Dr. Jose P. Rizal, which is the point from where all distances from Manila are measured. Afterwards, you will explore the historical district of Intramuros on foot, home to Fort Santiago and San Agustin Church, which is the oldest stone church in the Philippines and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. You will continue on to Casa Manila, which is a museum depicting the colonial lifestyle during the Spanish colonization. Of course, a visit to Manila isn’t complete without visiting the National Museum, which contains numerous works of art, historical artifacts, and specimens which are related to the cultural heritage of the Filipino people. Up next, you will be driven to the business district of Makati, where you will visit the Nielson Tower, a structure which resembles an airplane from a bird’s-eye view. It used to be an airport which was the base of the American Far Eastern School of Aviation. Nowadays, it is home to Blackbird, which made use of the old airport’s facilities such as the passenger terminal, check in area, and the control tower and integrated it with the design of the restaurant. You will also explore the nearby Ayala Avenue, which is home to numerous skyscrapers and offices, yet still maintains its relationship with nature through its many landscaped urban parks. Your driver will bring you back to your hotel at the end of the day. Join us on this tour and learn more about the past in Manila, while seeing the present development of the city in the district of Makati. This is the perfect tour to experience the two aspects of Metro Manila. Check availability by choosing a date above.

Duration:
7hours
Available:
All year
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Binondo Tour with Chinese Cemetery | Tasting Chinese Delicacies

Witness both the oldest Chinatown in the world and oldest Chinese Temple in Manila in this full-day walking tour around the historical district of Binondo. Food lovers will love this tour as you will get to try various Chinese delicacies in the streets. You will also feel like being transported to China as you visit the Chinese cemetery which houses architecture similar to those found in Fujian province. To start your tour, you will be picked up in your accommodation by your tour guide and taken to downtown Binondo, which you will explore on foot. Binondo is the oldest Chinatown in the world and was founded in 1594 by Luis Perez Dasmarinas, a Spanish governor, and was the main hub of the Chinese back in the day thanks to its advantageous location. Binondo is home to the Binondo Chinatown Arch, which serves as the entry point to the district. Notable attractions in the area include the Plaza San Lorenzo Ruiz and Binondo Church which is one of the oldest places of Christian worship in the Philippines. Jewelry lovers will definitely enjoy visiting Ongpin, which is home to a lot of gold vendors. You will also get to try various Chinese delicacies such as dumplings and soup. Once you’ve had your fill, your tour guide will drive you to the 5.4 hectare Manila Chinese Cemetery in Santa Cruz, Manila. This is the second oldest cemetery in Manila and is the resting place of the Chinese who were denied burial in Catholic cemeteries during the Spanish colonial times. It is home to the Chong Hock Tong Temple, which is the oldest Chinese temple in Manila and was demolished back in 2015, but has since been rebuilt. As the day ends, your driver will bring you back to your hotel, full of new knowledge about Manila.  Put on your walking shoes and join us on this adventure to discover the sights, sounds, and tastes of Chinatown. This will surely be an experience you’ll want to share with your friends and family. Check availability by choosing a date above.

Duration:
7hours
Available:
All year
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Private Bohol Sightseeing Tour | With Loboc Lunch Cruise

Experience a luxurious excursion to Bohol’s countryside. This tour will cover the best tourist spots of Bohol in a day and is perfect for those who want to see the best of Bohol at their own pace. Your day begins once your driver picks you up from your hotel in Panglao. The first stop of the tour is The Blood Compact Shrine. This shrine is also known among locals as “Sandugo” (one blood). It earned its name because this is where Captain General Miguel Lopez de Legaspi, a Spanish explorer, and Datu Sikatuna, a chieftain of Bohol, created a symbol of unity by drawing blood from their palms, poured it into a cup, and drank it.  Next, you will be brought to Baclayon Church, which is one of the oldest churches in the Philippines. It was built in 1727  and was declared a National Treasure of the Philippines. Afterwards, you will visit the Tarsier Conservation Area, where you will be able to witness the smallest primates. Tarsiers are rarely seen out in the wild, but you will be able to see them up close in the sanctuary. After your visit, you'll experience a VIP treatment courtesy of a relaxing cruise along the Loboc River that comes with a buffet lunch. You will definitely enjoy the view of the river surrounded by mangroves. Make sure to take photos to commemorate this wonderful experience. Once you're finished with your sumptuous lunch, you will  make a trip to Bilar Man-made Forest, where Mahogany trees line the road in this 2 kilometer expanse. Next, you will visit the highlight of Bohol - the Chocolate Hills. 1268 cone-shaped hills resemble mounds of chocolates especially during the summer, during when it turns brown. Lastly, you will stop by the Butterfly Farm where you can see hundreds of beautiful butterflies inside both an enclosed and open environment, complete with waterfalls and plants for both the butterflies and visitors to enjoy.  Make the most out of your Bohol trip by booking this luxurious private tour. Check availability by choosing a date above.

Duration:
6hours
Available:
All year
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Puerto Princesa City Tour | Half Day Excursion

Hit the road and spend half a day exploring the best sites of the acclaimed cleanest and greenest city in the Philippines, Puerto Princesa in Palawan. This tour is the perfect chance for travelers who want to explore the city’s famous landmarks from the comforts of an air-conditioned vehicle. You will be picked up from your accommodation within Puerto Princesa and taken to the Baywalk as your first stop. It is a stretch of concrete pathway where you can chill and enjoy the sea breeze. You can grab your breakfast here before renting a bicycle to cruise the perimeter. You will next see the Plaza Cuartel, which was once a fortress of American and Filipino soldiers until the Japanese conquered the place, leading to World War II. Afterward, you will proceed to your next destination which is just across the plaza, the Immaculate Conception Cathedral. Built in 1880, the Gothic craftsmanship style of the church receives much attention from visitors. After admiring the historical places, you will head to Mitra’s Ranch. Also known as Rancho Sta. Monica, the tourist spot promises a sweeping view of the surrounding green landscapes as it is located atop a hill. You can also do plenty of activities on the site such as horseback riding and zip lining. From there, you will be taken to Baker’s Hill. The place was once a small bakery that was turned into a vast theme park where numerous statues of known Disney characters, animals, Hollywood stars, and more dot the area. You can also visit their bakeshop and grab the chance to taste their famous baked goodies like mini cakes, hopias, crinkles, and others. The last leg of the tour will be in Crocodile Farm. It is not just an ordinary farm, but a wildlife rescue and conservation center of Palawan. You can check out their mini zoo and see different species of birds, mammals, and reptiles. See the best attractions Puerto Princesa has to offer with this budget-friendly half-day tour. Check availability by choosing a date above.

Duration:
4hours
Available:
All year
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Woodcarver's Village Tour in Baguio | With Guide and Transfer

Appreciate Baguio City’s art scene by going in this hassle-free excursion that lets you visit the cultural places in the City of Pines. The trip is tailored for art enthusiast and travelers who want to see and experience the city’s cultural heritage. After being picked up from your residence or lodging, you will begin the half-day tour. The tour guide will guide you to the first destination — the Tam-Awan village located in the city’s Pinsao Proper. This is where you will get to view the Cordilleran craftsmanship as it showcases seven Ifugao huts and two Kalinga houses, among other artifacts. You will then make a stop in BenCab Museum owned by no less than national artist Ben Cabrera. It features BenCab and other Filipino artists’ artworks. From time to time, it also houses exhibits of local artists. You can also take a coffee break at Café Isabel, known for its delectable sweets and quality coffee. You'll also visit Easter Weaving Room to see handmade weaving crafts from the Ifugaos. But the highlight of this tour is the Woodcarver’s Village in Benguet. It highlights the indigenous aesthetics, its natural environment, and the rich cultural heritage of the Cordillerans through wood carving. The Woodcarver's Village is a hub for budding local artists as the city promotes their talents and craftsmanship. This is why the trip also provides you with a special souvenir. If it isn't enough, go shop and bring some to your friends and family back home. Feast your eyes and soul in Baguio City’s festive art and do not forget to take bring your camera and take some snaps as postcard-worthy souvenir. Check availability by choosing a date above.

Duration:
4hours
Available:
All year
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Intramuros and Rizal Park | Horse-Drawn Carriage Tour

Discover the highlights of Intramuros and Rizal Park in Manila by joining this excursion. Perfect for history enthusiasts, this budget-friendly tour will take you to various locations that helped shape the course of the nation. You will meet your guide first in front of Fort Santiago in Intramuros. Afterwards, you’ll be oriented about the day’s activities, starting from a walking tour inside Rizal Shrine Museum. Learn about the National Hero of the Philippines, Jose Rizal, during the museum tour. Here you’ll see artifacts from his childhood, writing journey, and pivotal moments leading up to his death. Hop aboard the horse-drawn carriage or carruaje, which is the main highlight of the tour. Along with your guide, you’ll visit historical sites, such as the Premier Church of the Philippines, the Manila Cathedral, and Palacio del Gobernador, which was the first official residence of the Spanish Governor-General in the country. You’ll be passing through Casa Manila also, a Spanish colonial home showcasing the lives of the upper class during their era of colonization. Take photos of the oldest church of the Philippines, San Agustin Church, as you’ll also be seeing it up close. You’ll stop at the Philippine Presidents’ Gallery where you can immerse yourself in the history of upper politics as well as visit the former location of Gen. MacArthur’s headquarters. After passing through the historical fort, Baluarte de San Diego, your carriage will bring you to Rizal Park. Together with your guide, you’ll be dropped off at the visitors’ center for briefing. Rizal Park, also called by the locals as Luneta Park, is a big park dotted with historical markers, plazas, open lawns, paved walks, open-air concert hall, and many more. Enjoy the excursion and make sure to take a photo with the monument of Dr. Jose Rizal before you make your way back to Intramuros, where you’ll be visiting various schools such as Lyceum, Mapua, and many more. After that, you’ll make your way to Fort Santiago where your tour ends. Don’t miss out on this cultural immersion in the walled city of Intramuros and Rizal Park. Check availability by choosing a date above.

Duration:
2.5hours
Available:
All year
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Historical Tour of Intramuros | Horse-Drawn Carriage Tour

Learn the compelling history of the Philippines when you visit Intramuros on a horse-drawn carriage. Taking you on an excursion inside the walled-city, this budget-friendly tour is perfect if you want to explore the various tourist destinations inside and learn its significance for the Filipino people. The day begins when you meet your guide at Fort Santiago for a short walking tour inside the Rizal Shrine Museum. While here, you’ll be able to learn about the Philippine’s National Hero, Jose Rizal, and how he changed the course of the nation through his writings. After the walking tour, you will board a carruaje or a horse-drawn carriage manned by a rig driver; signaling the start of the cultural immersion around the vicinity of Intramuros. Along with your guide, you’ll pass through the Manila Cathedral first. It is the main Roman Catholic Church and is considered as one of the most beautiful churches in the country due to its rustic and classic interior. Afterwards, you’ll pass through Palacio del Gobernador next. Built in 1976, the government building was used as a headquarters during the Spanish colonization. You’ll also be seeing Casa Manila, where one can witness how high-class Filipinos lived during the Spanish colonial times. Beside it, you’ll be seeing the oldest church in the country, San Agustin Church. Built in 1571, it stayed firm despite the destruction caused in Intramuros during World War II. You’ll make your stop at the Philippine President’s Gallery, where you can learn about the history of the presidents of the country. After walking through the wall, you’ll arrive at the former location of Gen. MacArthur Headquarters. Learn about his pivotal role in the country’s history before passing through Baluarte de San Diego, a historical fort that stood the test of time and helped defend the land of the Philippines. Discover the historical wonder of Intramuros in this one of a kind carriage tour in the city. Check availability by choosing a date above.

Duration:
60minutes
Available:
All year
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Intramuros Cycling Experience | Bambike Sunset Tour

Come along and discover the historical places found within The Walled City of Intramuros  on  a bamboo bike. If you're up for a one of a kind experience and you want to appreciate the beauty of Manila Bay's famous sunset, then this budget-friendly tour is perfect for you. You will first gather at the Bambike HQ where Bambassador guide will give you instructions on how to use the bikes properly before distributing them. This tour also provides other modes of transportation for individuals who are not comfortable using a bamboo bike. From there, you will begin your relaxing biking tour within The Walled City. Head to your first stop, Plaza San Luis that is named after an old town in historical Manila. You will see Filipino-Spanish buildings in this plaza that will take you back in time. From there, you will head next to the stop by the Japanese Cannon, where you will learn about their history from your guide. After few meters of cycling, you'll make your way to Puerta Real Gardens where you can appreciate the lush greenery and abundant flowers. Puerta Del Parian, on the other hand, is an entrance gate built in the 1590s that served as a passageway for the merchants and was also used as the main entrance to Intramuros. Afterward, you will visit one Plaza Roma, which is located a few steps from the Manila Cathedral. Spend some time relaxing or walking around the area. You may also opt to pose for creative photos featuring your bamboo bikes. Capping off the tour is a visit to Bayleaf Hotel Sky Deck where you are treated to a panoramic sunset city view. Enjoy the sunset glow with your complimentary drink before you return the bike to their HQ. Explore some of the best nostalgic places in Intramuros with this unique mode of transportation. Check availability by choosing a date above.

Duration:
90minutes
Available:
All year
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Intramuros Cycling Experience | Bambike Express Tour

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.

Duration:
90minutes
Available:
All year
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Heritage and Seafood Tour in Roxas | With Transfer and Guide

Treat yourself to a gastronomic experience in Roxas, the Seafood Capital of the Philippines. This private day tour consolidates two of the area's benchmarks — sumptuous seafood and authentic tourist spots. The visit starts when your driver fetches you at your hotel in Roxas City. En route to your first destination, your guide will brief you on the day's agenda. The first part is the Roxas City Heritage Tour, where you will get a glimpse of the Spanish era in Roxas, especially when you arrive at the Santa Monica Church where the Panay Bell is located, the biggest bell in the entirety of Asia. After hearing the historical sounds of Panay Bell, and seeing a decent perspective on the city from the chime tower, you will travel next to Pueblo de Panay. It is a blend of the old and the new with its plan to improve the lives of local people. This part of Roxas has shopping centers, restaurants, and business avenues. From here, you will visit the giant statue of the Sacred Heart of Jesus.  When you complete the site visits, you will head to the Capiz River for a voyage. This ride will take you through an untainted field; appreciate the view while having a scrumptious seafood feast. After some touring, you will get the opportunity to appreciate neighborhood dishes and treats when you head to Spanggo Café and Pasalubong Center. Taste the flavorful snacks, however, leave enough space for supper at the shoreline.  After arriving at Baybay Beach, walk around the dark sand shore and unwind at the sound of the delicate slamming of waves. You will then have your dinner, the most perfect way to end a beautiful day in Capiz.  Get on and prepare your craving as you go on this outing around the seafood capital of the Philippines. Check availability by choosing a date above.

Duration:
10hours
Available:
All year
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Roxas Sightseeing Tour | Capiz Escapade with Guide

Join this historical sightseeing tour in Capiz, Roxas combined with an outing to Baybay Beach. This is perfect for those wanting a convenient introduction to Panay Island along with guide and transfer. After your driver picks you up at your accommodation in Iloilo City, you'll head directly to Panublion Museum. Here you will find out about Capiz's chronicled past, dating as far back as the Spanish settlement in the sixteenth century. You will be able to observe displays commending the way of life and some of the notable individuals in the region.  From the exhibition hall, you will head to Pueblo de Panay, the business locale of Roxas City. There, you will see shopping centers, business focuses, and tall structure apartment suites. You will go for a short stroll going to the Shrine of the Sacred Heart of Jesus. It is a famous milestone that ascents over the encompassing fields and moving slopes of the province. From the sanctuary, you will head to Sta. Monica Church and the Panay Bell. Check out the carvings of the congregation's facade and the biggest church bell in Asia that was produced using coins given by the occupants.  You'll proceed next to Banica Dried Fish Market. As the Seafood Capital of the Philippines, Roxas City is abundant in fresh seafood of various kinds, so make sure to try seafood samplers or eat within the area. Last but not least, you will go to Baybay Beach where you can rest for and watch the nightfall. Marvel at Capiz shells along the shore, however, don't take them home. The shells are one of the main exports of the region.  Get familiar with some history, taste neighborhood dishes, visit the commercial center, and stroll along Baybay Beach in this private day visit to Roxas City. Check availability by choosing a date above.

Duration:
5hours
Available:
All year
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Silay Heritage Tour in Bacolod

Come along in this Silay heritage escapade that will give you a glimpse of the rich culture of Bacolod. This private tour is perfect for those who have a penchant for history, age-old heritage, and good food. A tour van will pick you up from your accommodation in Bacolod City. Once settled, your local guide will discuss to you a rundown of the itinerary,  which will start off at the Provincial Capitol Building and Lagoon. This building once served as the headquarters for the Japanese Imperial Army during World War II. The iconic lagoon in front of the capitol is also widely visited because of the statues located at its ends. You will head next to Balay Negrense. It is a heritage house turned antique museum wherein the 19th century Negrense sugar baron, Victor Gaston lived. A few minutes walk from Balay Negrense is another ancestral building, Ramon Hofileña Ancestral Home, where Ramon Hofileña, alias Father of Heritage Conversation, once lived. From there, you will stop by the Silay Pro-Cathedral and Mini Ruins. Known by the locals as San Diego Pro-Cathedral, this is the only church in Negros Occidental with a dome. This parish church temporarily serves as the cathedral or co-cathedral of a diocese. Before moving on to the next attractions, you will first enjoy your seafood lunch at Balaring. After that sumptuous meal, you will continue to Cinco De Noviembre Mark Point. This site is where the Negros locals celebrate Negros Day to pay tribute to the Negrenses’ revolution in opposition to the Spanish colonial rule in 1898. Right after that, you will be going to Balay ni Tana Dicang, an inhabited house made of stones, before proceeding to the El Ideal Bakery. This place is not only famous as being one of the old mansions, but it is also regularly visited because of its heritage recipes, some of which are still served today. Afterward, you will be heading to The Ruins, another ancestral home mansion which holds a dark history during the Japanese invasion. Your last stop will be at Bongbong’s or Merci shopping center. Here, you can buy souvenirs or pasalubong like loaves of bread and pastries. Immerse yourself in the rich history of Silay City. Check availability by choosing a date above.

Duration:
10hours
Available:
All year
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Iloilo Heritage and Countryside Tour | With Transfer and Guide

Discover the historical and cultural sites of Iloilo City in this day tour that will leave you rich in stories to tell when you return home. If you want to get an in-depth understanding of Iloilo City's history, this combination tour is perfect for you. Your driver will first pick you up at your hotel in Iloilo City and will take you to San Joaquin Church, a Roman Catholic Church built in 1869. It separates itself from different houses of worship in view of its facade portraying the Spanish triumph over the Moroccan powers amid the Battle of Tetuan. Close by is the San Joaquin Cemetery or the Campo Santo, one of the best-preserved cemetery that sits on a hill overlooking the sea. Following that is the Garin Farm of San Joaquin where you can experience a unique spiritual journey. You'll ride the van again for the rolling tour. You'll pass through the Millionaire's Row of Jaro where you will see the mansions of the old rich families of Iloilo. You'll also pass through Jaro Cathedral Church or the Church of St. Elizabeth of Hungary. This is considered as an all-male church because of the accumulated collection of male saints inside, with the exception of the statue of Nuestra Senora de Candelaria (Lady of Candles) displayed on a glass sanctum infront of the church.  You will next be taken to Casa Mariquit, a 216-year-old Spanish ancestral house. After that, you'll be taken to Biscocho Haus for a quick souvenir shop, a relaxing stroll at Esplanade, then you'll try barquillo-making at the Deocampos.  Your next stop is  Calle Real, named after national hero Dr. Jose Rizal. This historic street is home to some of Iloilo's significant structures. After that, you'll visit another famous boulevard in Iloilo, General Luna Street.  After a hearty lunch in some of the best restaurants in Iloilo, you will be taken to Mama's Kitchen and Sinamay House famous for their cookies that you can buy as pasalubong.  Next, you will be taken to the Guimbal Church, built in 1774 by Father Campos. Its steeple is four stories high and was turned into a watchtower during the Spanish occupation to guard against the Moro pirates. Then there's Taytay Boni, a stone extension built in 1854 initially intended to be utilized by horse-drawn carriages.  Next you will visit a Latin American-style church, the Tigbauan Church. The congregation was developed in 1575 but was crushed amid a seismic tremor in 1948. After that, your tour will continue to Miag-ao Church or the Church of Saint Thomas of Villanova. Finished in 1797, the congregation is renowned for its masterful sculptural relief carved on its facade.  The visit will finish at Camiña Balay Nga Bato, a 150-year-old stone house in Molo transformed into a café that serves Iloilo's best treasure dishes. It is the ideal spot to relax while still learning about the history of Iloilo told by the fourth generation of the Camiña family. Remember to taste the rich and thick Pancit Molo with the famous Molo dumpling.  Join this tour and find out more about Iloilo City's legacy and see the beauty of its countryside. Check availability by choosing a date above.

Duration:
10hours
Available:
All year
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South of Iloilo Sightseeing Day Tour | With Transfer and Guide

Hop on this journey to the South countryside of Iloilo and witness the transformation of history and architecture in various churches and lands. Sometimes a trip to the past is just what you need to appreciate the present. After the driver guide picks you up within Iloilo City, you will be taken to San Joaquin Church, a Roman Catholic Church built in 1869. It distinguishes itself from other churches because of its facade depicting the Spanish victory over the Moroccan forces during the Battle of Tetuan. The church is made of limestones quarried from the mountains of Iqbaras and white coral stones from its shores. Alongside that is the San Joaquin Cemetery or the Campo Santo, a cemetery popular for its baroque architecture made of white coral and fossil stones. The cemetery is enclosed by stone walls and wrought iron grills. It is one of the best-preserved cemetery in the entire province and sits on a hill overlooking the sea. Standing at the center is the Baroque-style mortuary chapel which is the centerpiece of the cemetery. Following that is the Garin Farm of San Joaquin where you will experience a unique spiritual journey. The farm is an inland resort that combines architecture, leisure, and religion to form a recreational place and a pilgrimage site in one location. The place is also a functional farm that showcases agricultural practices and houses various livestock and crops. You can buy your pasalubong treats at Mama’s Kitchen and Sinamay House. It is a well-preserved ancestral house that acts like a museum featuring sinamay while selling delicacies such as crunchies with various flavors such as cashew, pinipig, tsokolate, and peanut. Next, you will be taken to one of the oldest churches in the country, the Guimbal Church, built in 1774 by Father Campos. This church is made of yellow sandstones, adobe stones called igang, and coral stones quarried from Guimaras. Its belfry is four stories high and became a watchtower during the Spanish occupation against the Moro pirates. Not so far is the Taytay Boni, a stone bridge built in 1854 originally meant to be used by horse-drawn carriages. It was built using large yellow coral stone slabs called tablea from the mountain of Iqbaras and held together using lime. It was still passable before and after the World War II. The route of the old Spanish road can be seen into the distance at the end of the bridge. Lunch will be served at Camina Balay na Bato, a 150-year-old stone house in Molo turned into a restaurant to serve Iloilo’s best heirloom dishes. It is the perfect place for food, history, and stories of Iloilo told by the 4th generation of the Caminas family. Don’t forget to try and get a taste of the rich and thick Pancit Molo with the meaty Molo dumpling. After that, you will visit a Latin American-style church Tigbauan Church. The church was constructed in 1575 but was destroyed during an earthquake in 1948. Its facade is in Mexican plateresque and at the center is an Augustinan order seal surrounded by a retablo-like floral frieze. Above is a niche flanked by pilasters embellished with flowers and a depiction of San Juan and an image of Santo Nino. The tour will end at the majestic Miag-ao Church or the Church of Saint Thomas of Villanova. Completed in 1797, the church is famous for its artistic sculptural relief carved on its façade. It is the living legacy of the culture and way of life of the people in Miag-ao which is anchored in the strong foundation of their Christian faith. Appreciate Iloilo’s heritage sites with this private guided day trip. Check availability by choosing a date above.

Duration:
10hours
Available:
All year
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Iloilo Heritage Town | City Tour with Transfers

Visit Iloilo City’s historic sites and heritage towns in this full day city tour. This is perfect for those wanting to get a deeper insight of the city’s heritage and culture. Your day begins when your driver picks you up at your accommodation in iloilo City. Along with your guide, you'll make your way to your first stop, Iloilo City Hall, for a photo opportunity. You will visit next the streets of Iznart and General Luna. Listen as your guide discusses the significance of this commercial center dating back to the American regime. While in the area of General Luna, you'll see Casa Real, which was once the Old Capitol building of the province during the American Period. This landmark also served as Kilometer Zero of the city. Afterwards, you will visit Lopez Heritage House. Marvel in its beauty as this site is a National Historical Landmark. In fact, it was dubbed as the Queen of Heritage Houses in Iloilo. This mansion shows the extravagant lifestyle of the province’s rich during the American Colonial Period. You'll visit La Paz Public Market next. Here you can find local products and souvenirs unique to the province of Iloilo. Buy locally-made products you can bring to your friends and family. Enjoy different cuisines unique to the province if you want. Learn about the process of their business by interacting with the locals. Your last stop will be at the popular Millionaire Row, where you'll be seeing Sanson y Montinola Antillan House. A visit to this heritage house will give you a glimpse of how luxurious the old lived during their times. Learn about the history and culture of Iloilo by visiting their heritage town. Check availability by choosing a date above.

Duration:
6hours
Available:
All year
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Bohol Countryside and Panglao Island | Combination Tour with Guide

Hit two birds with one stone in this combination tour in Bohol. Combining popular tourist destinations with the island of Panglao and the countryside of Bohol, this private tour is perfect for first-timers in the province. Your tour begins when your driver picks you up at your hotel in Panglao. Once your guide briefs you on the safety regulations, you’ll shortly make your way to the Philippine Tarsier Sanctuary located in Corella, in the interior part of Bohol. This tourist destination preserves the endangered tarsiers where over a hundred of these primates live. Enjoy looking at them and take photos, but make sure to turn the flash off to not scare them. You’ll also visit Bilar Man-Made Forest, a scenic road lined up with mahogany trees. You can take photos here if there are no cars passing by. Next, you'll make your way to Loboc River Cruise where you'll have your sumptuous lunch while enjoying the scenic views of the river. Afterward, you’ll visit one of the prime tourist spots in Bohol, the Chocolate Hills. It’s a breathtaking natural wonder because that turns brown during the dry season, hence its name.   You’ll visit Baclayon Church next, also known as La Purisima Concepcion de la Virgen Maria Parish. It’s an old church founded by the Jesuits, and is the second oldest church in the province. Afterward, you’ll drop by the Blood Compact Monument to see the enjoining of Spaniards and Filipinos in the past. Your driver will bring you to Panglao Island next. While here, you’ll visit Dauis Church, one of the churches in the country with sophisticated, European-style architecture. Bohol Bee Farm, which is your next destination, is the tourist spot where you can learn more about its species. Lastly, you'll go to Hinagdanan Cave, which is one of the mystical tourist spots on the island. Enjoy spelunking your way inside the cave, marvel at the various stalactites and stalagmites, and appreciate different rock formations before your driver brings you back to your accommodation in Panglao. Have a fun day ahead of you in this exciting combination tour in Bohol. Check availability by choosing a date above.

Duration:
8hours
Available:
All year
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Sightseeing in Kalibo | Full Day Tour with Lunch and Guide

See the best of the vibrant capital of Aklan in this half-day sightseeing tour of Kalibo. If you’re looking for some sightseeing expedition aside from the typical white beaches, then this tour is perfect for you and your group of friends. Your driver will be picking you up at your accommodation in Boracay along with the guide who will discuss to you the day's itinerary. Situated two hours from Boracay, Kalibo is noteworthy for its Ati-Atihan festival during January. Unbeknownst to tourists, this quiet town has a lot of off-beaten paths waiting to be discovered. You will be passing by the Golden Salakot first, an antique shop brimmed with authentic local goods before making your way to Aklan Freedom Shrine. It is a historical landmark in the province where the 19 martyrs of Aklan were commemorated. You will visit Kalibo Pastrana Park next. Located in the heart of Kalibo, it is a site preserved for the town’s cultural history. It is where the Ati-Atihan festivities takes place in mid-January. Afterwards, proceed to St. John the Baptist Cathedral. Also known as the Kalibo Cathedral, it stands as the oldest edifice of worship in Aklan. You’ll proceed to Museo it Akean next, which is a nicely restored building where you can learn about the traditions and culture of the province. It serves as the repository of the town’s heritage. You’ll also visit the Pina weaving site, which is one of the oldest industry in the province of Aklan. Learn about the process of pina weaving before taking your sumptuous lunch. Afterwards, you’ll proceed to Bakhawan Eco-Park, a two-hundred twenty hectare mangrove forest in Kalibo. Learn about the mangrove restoration project while enjoying the cool breeze before you go to Sampaguita Garden. Take photos of the cute angel figurines while on the pathway to the area where nativity scenes are commemorated through animal dioramas. Catch a glimpse of the Victorian-styled house inside the area before visiting the Jaime Cardinal Sin Monument. Before going home, you’ll drop by at Papierus Arts and Crafts first. Buy authentic handmade paper products for your friends and loved ones back home. Come along on this sightseeing tour in the vibrant area of Kalibo that is perfect for all ages. Check availability by choosing a date above.

Duration:
8hours
Available:
All year
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Motag Living Museum in Aklan | Pickup and Dropoff from Boracay

Delve into Aklan’s cultural heritage when you join this private excursion to Motag Living Museum. If you want to immerse yourself in the Filipino culture and see the past come to life, this interactive museum tour is perfect for you. After your driver picks you up at your hotel in Boracay islands, you’ll be traveling all the way to Aklan, where your tour boat awaits. Along with your guide, you will hop on the boat that will take you to Motag Living Museum. Make sure to listen to the detailed instructions to avoid any mishaps during the tour. Aklan is known for its pristine islands, specifically Boracay, but only a few really know how rich the heritage of the province is. Luckily for tourists, there is an interactive cultural expo showcasing traditional crafts, local farming methods, folk songs and native delights in a small barangay called Motag. It is none other than the Motag Living Museum. Compared to other museum excursions where the main goal is for you to learn its culture through paintings and artifacts, here you will be interacting with the locals; immersing yourself in the culture by visiting their homes. From traditional plowing to traditional rice milling, you’ll be able to try that and more in this interactive museum escapade. Their preserved heritage is so rich, you’ll be able to feel like you’re a part of it. While on the site, you’ll be eating traditional snacks that are sure to satiate your appetite. You will also be able to take photos not only of yourself but a group photo with the cultural performers. Enjoy the cultural immersion before your driver brings you back to your accommodation in Boracay islands. Join this heritage excursion in Aklan to get to know the province more aside from its powdery, white-sand beaches. Check availability by choosing a date above.

Duration:
4hours
Available:
All year
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Manila's Arts and Treasures | Historical Museum Tour

Discover Philippine artistry, history, and heritage in Manila’s museums that will take you back in time. If you're a history enthusiast and a fan of the arts, then this private tour is tailored perfectly for you. The day begins as your driver picks you up from your accommodation in selected areas of Metro Manila. Along with your guide, you'll make your way to the first destination – the National Museum. With collections from fine arts, archaeology, ethnography, and national history, the museum showcases Filipino talent and the country’s evolution over time. The museum features works of the country’s national artists, including the largest painting in the Philippines, with a size of 4.22 x 7.675 meters, by Juan Luna — Spoliarium. Another one of the museum’s highlights is the Manunggul Jar, a cultural treasure from 895 – 775 BC. It is a burial jar that signifies the beliefs of ancient Filipinos in the afterlife. The National Museum also recently opened the National Museum of Natural History – showcasing the country’s diverse flora and fauna which includes more than 10 galleries on plants and animals. Your next stop will be The San Agustin Church Museum. It displays a broad collection of religious art pieces, icons, furniture, and clothing that dates back from the 16th century. In the museum, you will see a 3,400-kilogram church bell that was taken down in 1927. With its extensive collection of artworks and historical value, no wonder it's marked as a UNESCO World Heritage icon. On your last stop, you'll visit Casa Manila. This 18th-century Museum is actually a 2-story house that is designed like a typical house from the 1800s. The facade of the house will make you feel as though you’ve been transported back in time, particularly during the Spanish colonial period, especially with the interior of the museum. It also features a café and a souvenir store that you can visit after the tour before we take you back to your hotel. Prepare yourself for a journey back in time in the Philippines. Find out more about the fascinating treasures and artifacts from the Pearl of the Orient. Check availability by choosing a date above.

Duration:
3hours
Available:
All year
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Business Districts and Historical Sites | Modern Manila Tour

Get ready and see the modern cities of the Philippines! This half-day escapade is set to show Metro Manila's business districts and their tourist spots including Makati, Bonifacio Global City, McKinley Hills, Mall of Asia, American War Memorial, and Bonifacio High Street. This tour is perfect for those wanting to experience Metro Manila's aesthetic and city vibe. The day starts when your driver picks you up from your hotel in selected areas of Metro Manila. Your guide will inform you of the day's activities, starting from a short tour in of the country’s centers of economic activity – the Makati Central Business District (CBD). Home to a number of local and international corporations, it is known to be a strategic location for business and residence. The drive around Makati CBD is followed by a tour of the 4th largest shopping mall in the Philippines and 11th in the world – Mall of Asia – or as people call it, MOA. Being easily accessible, it attracts average foot traffic of about 200,000 people a day. The next destination is another one of the country’s world-class business and residential centers, Bonifacio Global City (BGC). You will see the stunning street art plastered around the little city together with the high-end modern architecture, you would not expect that the place was once a military base. BGC was originally called “Fort McKinley” after the former U.S. President but was renamed “Fort Bonifacio” after the Father of Philippine Revolution, Andres Bonifacio. Just around the corner of BGC, you will see McKinley Hill where you can experience the vibe inspired by Southern Europe’s sophisticated culture. From Europe to America in a snap, you will also get to visit the American War Memorial, which contains the largest number of graves of the military dead of World War II. The headstones are aligned to form an enormous circular pattern among trees and shrubs. After the tour, there will be a stopover at the Italian-inspired sight which is the Venice Grand Canal Mall where you can grab snacks and hop aboard a gondola ride. There will also be time for a short walk down Bonifacio High Street and photo ops at Burgos Park in BGC. Cap off the day as the tour takes you back to your hotel after the tour. Invite your best buddies and witness Manila’s aesthetic and modern business districts. Check availability by choosing a date above.

Duration:
3hours
Available:
All year
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History Tours

Discover the rich past of the Philippines through these historical and heritage tours. From visiting ancestral houses in Iloilo to getting that authentic heritage experience in Banaue, you’ll surely find a unique tour here for your adventure around the Philippines.

History Tours

Discover the rich past of the Philippines through these historical and heritage tours. From visiting ancestral houses in Iloilo to getting that authentic heritage experience in Banaue, you’ll surely find a unique tour here for your adventure around the Philippines.