Going to Manila and wondering what to do? No need to worry, there's plenty of things to do in Manila with a local. Join your favorite host and discover the best the city has to offer from an exclusive selection of unique experiences.
Top 5 things to do in Manila
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1Highlights & Hidden Gems of Manila3 hours • city highlight toursBook nowFrom €26.47 per person
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2The 10 Tastings of Manila: Street Food3 hours • food toursBook nowFrom €51.47 per person
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3City Kickstart Tour: Manila2 hours • city highlight toursBook nowFrom €14.71 per person
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4Classic and new Tagaytay tourist spots.24 hours • day tripsBook nowFrom €118 per person
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5Old & New Manila City Tour including entrance fees.9 hours • city highlight toursBook nowFrom €100 per person
We did our first Withlocals tour when arriving to the city and can highly recommend people to do the same.”
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- Choose your local5.0 22 reviews3 hours • city highlight toursfrom €26.47 per person
- Choose your local5.0 21 reviews3 hours • food toursfrom €51.47 per person
- Choose your local5.0 22 reviews2 hours • city highlight toursfrom €14.71 per person
- With Juliet4.8 36 reviews24 hours • day tripsfrom €118 per person
- With Juliet5.0 36 reviews9 hours • city highlight toursfrom €100 per person
- With Juliet5.0 36 reviews24 hours • day tripsfrom €110 per person
- With Juliet5.0 36 reviews12 hours • off the beaten trackfrom €135 per person
- With Bernadette5.0 10 reviews2.5 hours • off the beaten trackfrom €60 per person
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Food tasting with Rodolfo
"Thanks for recommending us a good Halal restaurant which suits our children's taste bud and also for showing us around various options for Halal food at Quaipo. I strongly recommend this tour with Rodolfo for his vast knowledge on local food. Thanks Rodolfo for the great service."
Rodolfo is the man
"My family members are happy with the way Rodolfo touring us around with different mode of transportation eg. Pasig River view by ferry from Guadalupe to Escolta, Jeepney, Tuktuk and tricycle rides. Recommended us for Intramuros tour by riding on Kalesa. Also good suggestion on visiting Bahay Tsinoy, Casa Manila, St Augustin Church and Fort Santiago. It's really a great informative culture and history tour experience. I strongly recommend this tour with Rodolfo for his flexibility in accommodating this tour to suit our interest. Thanks Rodolfo for making this tour a fruitful experience."
You must book this tour with Rodolfo!
"The walking tour with Rodolfo is a must! We had limited time in Mania and our tour was the perfect overview. He’s kind, patient, and knowledgeable and took us to the best parts of Manila. I would highly recommend!"DianeAbout local RodolfoManila, February 8, 2024
Great Shore Excursion Tour with Rodolfo
"Great city tour with Rodolfo. He picked us up from the cruise port and showed us the important sites of Manila. We adjusted the itinerary a bit as some of our travelers wanted to go shopping. He knew the perfect place to take us. Before we returned to our ship, we enjoyed a brief tasting tour of some of the Manila Street foods. Highly recommended, very knowledgeable and wonderful guide. Thank you so much Rodolfo! "WayneAbout local RodolfoManila, February 4, 2024
A true learning experience!
"Bernadette took me through Santa Ana and gave me the chance to see Manila as a local. I loved the experience and learned a lot. She is kind, warm, Knowledgeable, and knows how to make you feel comfortable as you are experiencing Manila. "HenryAbout local BernadetteManila, January 5, 2024
"Thank you for a fantastic tour of Intramuros. Rodolfo tailored the tour to our group and was very accommodating. He provided us with a useful historical overview and had taken his time to research information and activities that he thought would be of interest to us. He went above and beyond what would be expected. Thank you. Charlotte"CharlotteAbout local RodolfoManila, January 1, 2024
Very insightful historical Manila
"Greg is an excellent guide, living in Manila for more than 35 years. He provided a very insightful tour with a lot of historical perspective. He is very knowledgeable on every aspect (culture, food,…) of Philippines’ life. Highly recommended! "NorbertAbout local GregManila, December 29, 2023
Extraordinary Guide- A MUST HIRE
"Juliet is very knowledgeable, passionate, personable & organized tour guide in Manila. She is very diverse in her knowledge from history, culture, people, government & food. She speaks excellent English clearly. She is such a gem who truly goes over & beyond for his clients with an experience you won’t forget. She has an amazing driver Derek who is very safe in the crazy Manila traffic with new air-conditioned vehicle. You feel like family after a few short minutes with her & honestly at end it was hard to say good-bye. She can do any tour in & around Manila which is amazing as she will tailor it to your desires & needs. She is great with a flexible schedule & works with your schedule to provide the best experience you can have while in Manila exploring it. She provides beyond exceptional service for the price she charges as she is beyond worth it plus more. She is hands down the best in Manila & a must hire. I have exceptionally high expectations as Juliet exceeding them which is hard to do along with her driver Derek. "HeidiAbout local JulietManila, December 21, 2019
Taal volcano : a must see
"Should you only do one tour while you are in Manila, then it has to be that one ! It is really amazing. Juliet will start the tour with some views of the volcano island before driving you near the lake where a boat will bring you to the island. From there, you can decide to walk or take a horse (at your own expenses) to the top. I would recommend to do as i did a horse back riding unless you are 100% fit as the path leading to the top (same for humans or horses) is a bit difficult on the last quarter. From the top, the view on the volcano inside lake is just amazing. A must see tour."
"An experience to do. I never did rafting before and found it quite thrilling when passing through those little rapids"
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