Private Half-Day Shore Excursion Like a Local

Shore Excursions in Philippines
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Tour description

Going around Manila is already an adventure in itself but Filipinos are known to be diverse, reflecting other cultures that were adapted from the country’s colonizers.  The tour of Metro Manila will let you taste, feel and see the colourful Filipino way of life.

We travel around by riding local modes of transportation that will allow you to experience how metro commuters usually get from one point to another in various climes and circumstances. You will be taking a cab, ride the MRT/LRT train, a tricycle or a jeepney to get to your destinations. When riding a jeepney, note the simple etiquettes being observed among passengers and marvel at how well the driver multi tasks on driving the vehicle, collecting the fare, giving change when needed and keeping an eye on the road. Seating arrangements may be cramped and crowded, but the experience derived from riding a local mode of transportation brings you closer to understanding the culture and life in the Philippines. Finally, we end the tour with lunch a restaurant inspired by the Philippine Jeepney. Here you will experience an all-in-one Philippine gastronomy. While you take your pick and wait for your food, you can learn and challenge locals in teaching you different Philippine board games such as dama and sungka. Learn how Filipinos used to pass their time before the internet, huge shopping malls and television were introduced.

What's included

  • Lunch
  • Transportation expenses

What's not included

  • Beverages
  • Gratuities
  • Personal Expenses