Manila Super Saver: Manila Sightseeing plus Tagaytay Tour with Taal Volcano


8 hours (Approx.)
Pick-up offered
Free cancellation
1 - 6
Mobile ticket

Overview

Begin the day with a drive to the picturesque city of Tagaytay, a popular tourist destination because of its cool climate and picturesque scenery. It is located on a ridge 2, 250 feet above sea level, which offers a panoramic view of Taal Lake and Volcano, known for being the smallest active volcano in the world.
The tour includes a stop for a brief lunch in one of the local restaurants where you can enjoy sumptuous Philippine cuisine and delicacies popular to the region. After that, prepare for the trip back to Metro Manila.
Our sightseeing tour of Manila starts with a visit to the American Cemetery and Memorial. The cemetery site or the resting place of our soldiers who lost their lives during the WWII, covers 152 acres. This contains the largest number of graves of any cemetery for U.S. personnel killed during World War II, a total of 17, 191 and 36, 286 missing in action who are recorded upon the walls of the memorial.

Inclusions

  • Full-day tour
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off on selected hotels only
  • Lunch
  • Local English-speaking guide
  • Transport by air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entry/Admission - Fort Santiago

What to expect

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Metro Manila, Metro Manila, Luzon

After pickup from your Manila hotel, your guide will take you on 1-hour drive to the picturesque city of Tagaytay, located on a ridge 2, 250 feet (686 meters) above sea level.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Peoples Park In The Sky, Aguinaldo Highway, Tagaytay, Luzon Philippines

When you arrive, visit People's Park (previously called Palace in the Sky), the ‘rest house’ of former President Ferdinand Marcos. Admire gorgeous panoramic views of Taal Lake, which surrounds Taal Volcano, one of the Philippine’s most active volcanoes.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Tagaytay, Tagaytay, Cavite Province, Calabarzon Region, Luzon

Stop for lunch at one of the local restaurants, where you'll sample traditional Filipino dishes and some popular regional specialties while soaking in great views. Afterward, head back to Manila for your afternoon tour.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Heroes Cemetery, McKinley Road Fort Bonifacio, Taguig City, Luzon 1630 Philippines

Afternoon: Manila Sightseeing Tour

When you arrive in Manila, drive to the American War Memorial and Cemetery, occupying 52 acres (21 hectares) on a prominent plateau that contains the world’s largest number of graves of fallen World War II soldiers.

Duration: 1 hour

Pass By: Makati, Makati, Metro Manila, Luzon

Next, experience the hustle and bustle of City of Makati, the Philippines’ financial center, and travel along scenic Roxas Boulevard.

Stop At: Intramuros, Bonifacio Dr & Padre Burgos St, Manila, Luzon 1002 Philippines

Pass through Rizal Park on the way to Intramuros, a historic fortified area and Manila’s oldest district.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: San Agustin Church, Gen Luna & Real Sts Intramuros, Manila, Luzon 1002 Philippines

Journey down cobblestone streets to UNESCO World Heritage-listed San Agustin Church, which you’ll enter to discover its interesting Baroque carvings and décor.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Fort Santiago, Intramuros, Manila, Luzon 1002 Philippines

Your final stop is Fort Santiago, a citadel built by the Spanish conquistador Miguel Lopez de Legazpi. Learn from your guide how this is one of the most important historical sites in Manila. In fact, the national hero of the Philippines, Jose Rizal, was imprisoned here during the Spanish Colonial Period.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Metro Manila, Metro Manila, Luzon

After your tour, you’ll be dropped off at your hotel.

Duration: 5 minutes

Time of tour

08:30 AM

Meeting point

Fairmont, Makati, Metro Manila, Philippines
Traveler pickup is offered
However, if the hotel is not listed in the pickup location, you must select the nearest hotel in your area.

Additional information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Comfortable walking shoes and sunscreen are recommended
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff

Exclusions

  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks, unless specified

Ticket delivery

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Cancellation

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.
Michelle W
October 2017

Great tour to see Manila and the Taal Volcano. It was a wonderful day. So happy we did the tour. The lunch was also good. Really nice getting out of the city for part of the tour too.

RobChills
May 2022

The tour was great and perfect for a day trip. Nori, our guide, was well versed, spoke multiple languages, and was truly a pleasure to listen to. Nori catered the trip to our needs and the current “climate”. It was a quiet day considering the Filipino election so we were able to see more than exp...

Maria C
March 2020

It was a great trip! Very nice views. Very knowledgeable guide who told us a lot about the Philippines and its history and information about Manila and Taal Vulcano. Comfortable travell. The lunch was good with a lovely view over Taal volcano island.

Carolyn_G
November 2019

Enjoy our day! Our Tour Guide,Fernando and our Driver,Tonton were excellent, My husband and I had an enjoyable day,

skyobba
November 2019

It was an interesting trip trekking up the Taal Volcano on a horse and the boat ride along the island. The view on top the crater is very nice.

ydang4
July 2019

I went on the Tagaytay Ridge in Manila with my guide, RJ (Rolando). I have gone to many tours in the past and this was easily the best tour guide I've ever met. He was fun, engaging, knowledgeable, and he went above and beyond his responsibilities. He was the highlight of my travel. The driver, O...

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