Best things to do: The bustling capital has plenty of exciting places to explore and experiences to enjoy. The city’s Spanish Colonial past ensures you have plenty to see. There’s Fort Santiago, San Agustin Church and Manila Cathedral to discover. The National Museum of Fine Arts gives you opportunities to take in art, science and history exhibits and Manila Ocean Park is the place to enjoy marine life without the need for scuba diving!
Dinner and cruise: Romance in Manila, why not? There’s no better way to while away an evening. Cruise and enjoy an evening out with someone special. You’ll enjoy some delectable Philippine cuisine as the sunset. It means you can sit back, relax and enjoy the exhilarating views of Manila Bay. Add in a romantic walk along Manila Bay, and well it’s romancing the old-fashioned way.
Best time to visit: Manila’s dry season runs from December to May, so bearing that in mind, head here between January and April, the temperatures are comfortable, and the wet weather shouldn’t impact too much. August is when the rains arrive.
• Manila is a very old city. The earliest evidence of human life here dates from around 3000 BC.
• Manila’s original name was Maynilad, which comes from the nilad plant that was common here. It was then shortened to Maynila and then Manila.
• Manila has the title of Asia’s oldest university. The University of Santo Tomas was founded back in 1611, it’s also one of the largest Catholic universities in the world.
You will find there are several Manila lunch and dinner cruise options available. Check the individual tour details for the menu and the options available.
We realise you want to capture those destination hotspots on your tour. Many operators do offer free Wi-Fi on board, but you will need to check with the individual operator.
Yes, but be aware that there is a high season (November to April) and Low Season (April to October). Check the tour details for timings.
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Each tour is different, but in general, they will have a duration between 1 to 2 hours. Make sure to check the specific tour for timings.
Boat tours will run at different times of the day, especially if you are booked on a lunch or dinner cruise. Make sure to check the tour details for a full listing of times.
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