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Don't Skip Manila

10 reviews
#18 of 53 Tours in Manila
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Manila, Philippines
About Don't Skip Manila
Don't Skip Manila is a passion project that share the story of Manila City thru its walking tours. We do curated local tours around the city we love most. Currently available tours at Tripadvisor: ✓ Intramuros: Old Manila ✓Quiapo: Manila's Downtown ✓Binondo: Manila's Chinatown Check out more local and cultural tour at our Facebook page: www.bit.ly/FB_DSM Manila can't wait to see you!
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Intramuros Walking Tour
Unpick the historical threads of Philippine culture as you stroll Manila’s 16th-century walled city, Intramuros, with a guide. Hear how Manila evolved through Malay, Spanish, American, and Japanese eras; learn about pre-colonization peoples and the national hero Dr. José Rizal; and see colonial-era sights including San Agustin Church and Museum, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Enjoy bottled water and light refreshments as you walk.
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$30.00 per adult
Intramuros Manila Tour (Seat-in-Coach)
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Get a comprehensive tour of Manila in just a day on this bus excursion. You'll travel with a small group of just 12 people or fewer, which lets you enjoy an intimate atmosphere and plenty of chances to ask questions. Listen to commentary on the history of Manila over the last 400 years, tracing its history from Malay to Spanish to Japanese to Filipino.
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$52.95 per adult
Binondo Food Tour
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Binondo is the Chinatown of Manila. 
Munch through 400 year of history in the world's oldest Chinatown. Savor the blend of Chinese and Spanish cuisine infused with Filipino culture and flavor in this food tour. Expect surprises and detours along the way as we explore Binondo and learn about the heritage of the oldest Chinatown of the world. In this tour, we let food tell the story of Manila.
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$35.30 per adult
Manila Shore Excursion
This tour is carefully crafted to give the tourist an overview of the 400 year history and culture of the Philippines. This is an all-inclusive historical tour that focused Manila's evolution as from Malay to Spanish, American, Japanese, and Filipino.
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$52.95 per adult
Quiapo Walking Tour
Soak up the history as you slurp down the snacks on this foodie walking tour of Manila’s historic downtown, Quiapo. Visit Quiapo Church, San Sebastian Church, and two local markets, and ride a jeepney to the Muslim Quarter. Along the way, taste local delicacies, Filipino Muslim specialties, and classic snacks, as your guide unveils the grandeur of ages past.
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$30.00 per adult
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Andrei and Anne are very nice tourguides that will leave you amazed with all the knowledge of the history, food and culture of Manila and the Philippines. We did the Binondo food tour and the Intramuros tour and would recommend them to anyone. Tip for...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed April 22, 2019

We booked through Avator and possibly paid twice what we would have done if booked directly HOWEVER we had a great morning with Andrea who was punctual, fun and full of information. Myself and the hubbie are not great historians and wandered if we would...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed April 14, 2019

Andrei was very punctual in the morning and picked us up at our hotel without any issues. During the tour he had a plethora of information to share with us and it was a very informative walking tour. We were very impressed with how he...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Pen H
GoPlaces822214, Manager at Don't Skip Manila, responded to this reviewResponded April 15, 2019

Thanks Pen! Best regards to the family! See you again in Manila soon! :)

Reviewed March 17, 2019

Spent the afternoon with Anne walking the streets of Binondo, Manila's Chinatown, sampling the cuisine and getting a great history lesson. There are so many restaurants and street food vendors in Manila we would not have known where to start without this guided tour. Down...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 3, 2019 via mobile

An excellent introduction to Filipino cuisine and so much more! I wanted to experience the different types of food in the Philippines but found the'Cook/eat in my home' offerings either too expensive or unavailable for last-minute booking. Fortunately, this option was neither with the additional...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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GoPlaces822214, Public Relations Manager at Don't Skip Manila, responded to this reviewResponded March 4, 2019

Daghang Salamat! See you again next time. :)

Reviewed January 20, 2019 via mobile

Spent a great Sunday morning with Anne exploring Fort Santiago and Intramuros. Her ready smile and depth of knowledge was hard to beat. Highly recommended to all first time visitors to Manila and the Philippines.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 17, 2019

Anne was very engaging and knowledgeable giving an in depth view of Filipino history pre and post Spanish encounter. Anne effectively frames a historical context for the Filipino experience, exploring history oft overlooked in Western history books giving a real perspective on Spanish colonialism, Japanese...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed January 8, 2019 via mobile

Spent the morning with Anne walking through Fort Santiago, Manila Cathedral, and Casa Manila with a calesa ride around Intramuros. Our tour was well paced with time for shopping. Highly recommended!

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed November 23, 2018 via mobile

We first took Don't Skip Manila's Binondo Food Crawl and then took a jeepney with our tour guide, André, for the Intramuros tour on Bambikes (which was also arranged by him). André, was very knowledgeable and insightful. I particularly enjoyed our stops in the little...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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GoPlaces822214, Owner at Don't Skip Manila, responded to this reviewResponded December 22, 2018

We are glad that you enjoyed the tour with us! Thank you for not skipping Manila! Danghang Salamat Margot!

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