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The Most Classic Philippines Tour to Explore Manila & Puerto Galera

This 5-day Philippines tour gives you the chance to explore the lovely and vibrant capital city of Manila, with getaways to popular Subic Island and Puerto Galera nearby.

You will first visit the landmarks of Manila city, including Rizal Park, Manila Cathedral and other important historical sites. Then take a wonderful island hopping tour to Subic Island, to swim or snorkel to discover the underwater world. Next, travel to famous diving site of Puerto Galera, to enjoy its white beaches and discover precious marine life.
Travel Route: Manila - Subic - Manila - Puerto Galera - Manila
Day: 5
Best for: First-timers
Tour Type: Escorted private tour with personal tour guide and vehicle
Why Travel with Us
We Live in this Country:
The specialist who designs this trip have lived in this country for several years, in some cases, born here. Our first-hand knowledge will help you have an authentic experience, making the most of your vaction.
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We guarantee 100% deposite refund during the pandemic, and provide 24/7 emergency service during the trip.


Discover the top sights of Manila city

Visit landmarks of the capital city, including Rizal Park, San Agustin Church, Manila Cathedrall, Fort Santiago, Casa Manila Museumand etc.

Enjoy an exciting day trip to Subic Island

Discover the marine life underwater and be soak all day for beach bumming activities.

Explore Puerto Galera, the famous diving site in the Philippines

To make the most of your Puerto Galera getaway, explore the unspoiled beaches and enjoy swimming, diving and sunbathing.


Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Manila Arrival
Welcome to Manila!
Upon arrival, your guide will meet you at Ninoy Aquino International Airport and escort you to your hotel to check in. The rest of the day you are able to go to Manila Bay for a walk and enjoy the beautiful bay scenery.
Stay overnight in Manila.
Day 2: Manila City Tour
Today, you will spend a full day exploring the city of Manila.
In the morning, you will first visit Rizal Park, also known as "Luneta". Dedicated to the Philippines' national hero Dr. Jose Rizal, Rizal Park has gardens, historical monuments, a 3D map of the Philippines, picnic grounds, a grand stadium, and an open-air concert hall.
Next, you will head to visit Manila Cathedral. It is the main building of the Catholic archdiocese of Manila, founded in 1581, the church's appearance is very solemn style, the front wall is carved with six white religious figures and all kinds of exquisite decorations, and the top is carved with two lovely little angels and solemn cross, sending out a strong religious atmosphere and classical charm.
Then, you will explore San Agustin Church which was listed on the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1993. It is one of the country’s oldest churches. You are able to get a closer look at the old walls, church ruins, and other remains from the Spanish colonial era.
After visiting San Agustin Church, you will visit the Chinese Museum. The museum is the world's first Chinese history museum founded by a private group, recreating nearly thousands of years of Chinese Filipinos.
Later, you will visit Fort Santiago, one of Manila's most important historical sites. It was built by the Spanish in the late 1500s and surrounded by a wooden fence. In the 16th century, the Spanish governor transformed the city village into a stone city.
Your final leg is to explore Casa Manila Museum. This museum is a replica of a Spanish colonial mansion in 19th-century Manila. It recreates the rich merchant’s way during the Spanish colonization, showcasing period furniture coming from Chinese, European, and Philippine origins. It also shows the Philippines, Austria, Malacca, France, Britain, the Qing Dynasty, and other colonial antiques, including furnishings and furniture.
After the tour, you will be transferred to your hotel.
Stay overnight in Manila.
Manila San Agustin Church
Day 3: Subic Island Hopping Tour
In the morning, you will spend 3 hours traveling away from Manila to Subic Island.
Upon arrival, you will start your tour by visiting three of the popular island destinations in Subic Island: Lancet Point, Sampaloc Beach, and Masantol Beach! You can explore the stunning underwater world by swimming or snorkeling to witness the rich and diverse marine life, and enjoy the colorful coral world.
After the tour, you will be transferred to Manila.
Stay overnight in Manila.
Philippines Subic Bay
Day 4: Manila to Puerto Galera Day Tour
Today, you will get up early and drive to Batangas. Then take a ferry boat ride from Batangas to Puerto Galera, a famous diving site in the Philippines.
Once you arrive, you will visit the unspoiled beaches, including Long Beach, Haliji Beach, Bayanan Beach and Heart Beach. And have an unforgettable time to enjoy swimming, diving and sunbathing on a peaceful and scenic island.
Stay overnight in Puerto Galera.
Diving in the Puerto Galera of Philippines.
Day 5: Puerto Galera to Manila; Manila Departure
Say goodbye to the Philippines!
In the morning, you will take a ferry boat ride from Puerto Galera to Batangas, and then transfer back to Manila Airport for your flight to your next destination.
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Service Included

Private English-speaking tour guide
All entrance ticket fees for sightseeing listed in the itinerary
Private van for land transportation
Meals as specified in the itinerary
Hotel accommodation
Governmental taxes

Service Excluded

International air tickets
Visa Handling fee, visa stamp fee
Meals as not listed in the itinerary
Tips and gratitude to the guide and driver
Surcharge for public holidays (if any)
Personal expenses, like laundry, phone call, snacks, soft drinks, etc.

The Philippines Travel Restriction

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