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Explore Manila(3 Nights)

Manila

for Family Traveller, Honeymooner

Holiday Overview

The defensive walls of Intramuros (Photo Courtesy: Ramon FVelasquez)
San Agustin Church (Photo Courtesy: Patrick Roque)
Rizal Monument in Rizal Park (Photo Courtesy: Patrick Roque)
Manila Cathedral (Photo Courtesy: Judgefloro)
Fort Santiago

Choose the lesser explored country of Philippines for your next long weekend. Explore the capital, Manila and gain an insight into the history of this archipelago. In addition, enjoy some time off, shopping at Asia’s second largest mall, Mall of Asia, or Greenhills Shopping Center, a centre for those in search of electronics, mobile phones, and the latest jewellery fashion trends at the most affordable prices.

Route

Manila(3)

Summarised Itinerary
  • Day-1 Manila – Arrival at Manila and transfer to hotel.
  • Day-2 Manila - Half-day city tour of Old Manila.
  • Day-3 Manila - Explore the city at your own pace.
  • Day-4 Manila – Departure.
Sightseeing Summary

Manila - Fort Santiago in Manila (2.00 kms), Walled City of Intramuros in Manila (2.50 kms), Rizal Park in Manila (3.00 kms), San Agustin Church in Manila (3.00 kms), The Manila Chinese Cemetery (4.00 kms)

Preferred Arrival /Departure Destination
Arrival - Manila Departure - Manila
Best Season to Travel
  • Jan
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Route

Manila(3)

Detailed Itinerary

Day-1 Manila – Arrival at Manila and transfer to hotel. Upon arrival in Manila, Meet and greet at Ninoy Aquino International, then transfers to hotel for check-in and relax. Rest of the day will be free at leisure by your own arrangement. Overnight at hotel.

Day-2 Manila - Half-day city tour of Old Manila. Breakfast at the hotel. Kickstart your beautiful day with half-day city tour of Old Manila. The tour starts with a drive through Roxas Boulevard to Rizal Park, named in honor of the country’s national hero, Dr. Jose Rizal. After a brief picture stop, proceed to the Walled City of Intramuros to visit the remnants of Spain’s conquistadores. Travel through the cobbled streets to San Agustin Church, the country’s oldest stone church, and view its wide collection of ecclesiastical icons, vestments and other religious articles. Across it is Casa Manila, a reproduction of a 19th century house equipped with oriental and european décor, as well as Philippine antique furniture. Then proceed to Fort Santiago, Manila’s main line of defense against invaders from the sea. It is a stone fort guarding the entrance to the city from Manila Bay. It has been the site of many tragic moments in Philippine history. From Fort Santiago, drive on to Manila’s central district, Quiapo, often referred to as the heart of Manila with its market, pilgrimage church of the Black Nazarene, jeepney terminals and bazaars. Then, proceed to the Chinese cemetery, the only one of its kind in the world, where the mausoleums are as big and as elaborate as houses and where the fusion of eastern and Christian religions are very much in evidence. End the tour with a short sightseeing tour of the bustling financial and commercial district of Makati City. In the afternoon, proceed to shopping either at the Asia’s 2nd largest mall – Mall of Asia, or Greenhills Shopping Center, a mecca for those in search for electronics, mobile phones, and latest jewellery fashion trends at the most affordable prices.

Day-3 Manila - Explore the city at your own pace. Breakfast at hotel. Free at leisure or own arrangement. This day you could head out to explore the local area on your own. You may shop for souvenirs and personal artifacts here.

Day-4 Manila – Departure. Breakfast at hotel. At appropriate time, transfers to airport to catch flight to your next destination.

Detailed Sightseeing

Manila :

  • Fort Santiago in Manila - Fort Santiago is a citadel first built by Spanish conquistador, Miguel López de Legazpi for the new established city of Manila in the Philippines. The defense fortress is part of the structures of the walled city of Manila referred to as Intramuros.

  • Walled City of Intramuros in Manila - Intramuros is the oldest district and historic core of Manila, Philippines. It is also called the Walled City, and at the time of the Spanish Colonial Period was synonymous to the city of Manila itself.

  • Rizal Park in Manila - Rizal Park, also known as Luneta National Park or simply Luneta, is a historical urban park in the Philippines. Located along Roxas Boulevard, Manila, adjacent to the old walled city of Intramuros, it is one of the largest urban parks in Asia.

  • San Agustin Church in Manila - San Agustin Church, the country's oldest stone church, and view its wide collection of ecclesiastical icons, vestments and other religious articles.

  • The Manila Chinese Cemetery - The Manila Chinese Cemetery is the second oldest cemetery in Manila after La Loma Cemetery and was designated as the resting place for the Chinese citizens who were denied burial in Catholic cemeteries during the Spanish colonial period.

Destination Overview

Manila - Manila is the capital city of Philippines and typical arrival point for International travellers. Manila is located on the eastern shore of Manila bay and comprises of a diverse style of architecture varying from the dense novel shopping districts to Spanish monuments from the 16th century.

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