The Philippines is best known for its white beaches, but a trip to the archipelago would be incomplete without a taste of the local cuisine.
Embrace Manila’s Old-World Charm
Experience the colorful fusion of history and modern Filipino life in the bustling financial, economic, commercial and natonal capital of the Philippines. It is the best start-off point to getting anywhere in the country, and a great introducton to the naton’s historical roots.
|Arrival:||The Peninsula Manila|
Meetup and transfer to hotel for check-in and refreshments
|Stroll:||Bonifacio High Street|
Sample traditonal Filipino food in style at Abe Restaurant in Bonifacio Global City, Taguig
Manila American Cemetery or Ayala Museum
Visit the largest cemetery for the fallen American military of World War II, which overlooks Laguna de Bay and distant mountains, in Fort Bonifacio. Proceed to the ayala Museumin makati, where pre-colonial treasures of the philippines and indigenous Philippines textiles are in display along with a variety of cultural and contemporary art exhibitions and workshops. Head back to your hotel and relax with a foot spa treatment and relaxing massage.
|Tour:||Rizal ParkGet acquainted with Dr. Jose Rizal, our National Hero, at the historic Rizal Park.|
Stroll or ride a calesa round the walled city of Intramuros, the former heart of 16th
century Spanish rule in Manila, and observe the well-preserved Spanish-style
buildings and cobblestone streets.
Visit the centuries-old structures and the legendary holding-cell of Jose Rizal before
he was sentenced to death and made to walk from Fort Santiago to Luneta, now
Rizal Park, to be put to death. Look for his footsteps embossed in the pavement.
Dine at Romulo Café, a restaurant created in honor of Philippine diplomat and
statesman Carlos P. Romulo by his grandchildren. Unwind at the posh Salon de Ning
for wine and cocktails.
|Tour:||Corregidor IslandStart the day early and take a chartered helicopter to Corregidor in Bataan, where you will be met by private tour guides. Ride around the|
island in a tram and discover the fascinating old artillery and wartime structures used in WWII.
Taal Lake and Volcano
Let the pilot take you across the Southern Tagalog coastline to see
the majestic Taal volcano and lake as you descend to the tail-end of Cavite province.
Enjoy the lush organic flora and a luxurious healthy meal at
Sonya’s Garden and take the scenic route back to Manila via a
Departure: Check-out and depart from Manila
homeward, or to another exciting Philippine destination.
Rates are available upon request
Refer to list of hotels for other accommodation options*
Museums are closed on Mondays**