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~Taste & See the Real Manila Living~

Manila, Philippines

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Experience hosted by Bernadette

3 hours
Includes food, drinks
Up to 4 people
Hosted in English

What you'll do

Our hometown Punta Santa Ana, Manila is close to major cities like Makati, Mandaluyong and San Juan. For the first hour, I'll introduce you to the heritage houses of Sta.Ana as it is known as Sta.Ana Heritage District. You'll see the locals as we tour old houses. I’ll also provide refreshment/s as I tour you in our small hometown. I’ll take you to places not known to many, and you’ll get to see what it’s like to live in Manila.

1st, we'll meet at Plaza Hugo, Sta. Ana then we'll explore the Our Lady of the Abandoned Church then explore our community, Sta.Ana cultural heritage, learn the common Filipino life, see and experience the common Filipino families living in Barangays, alleyway, houses by the river, you'll experience riding on a boat, the traditional jeepney and tricycle (public transportation) without the fancies.

We'll end the tour at Circuit Makati. Circuit Makati is an indoor/outdoor mall that has concert/events grounds, skate boarding park, football field, jogging area, go kart and a lot more!
Other things to note
If your travel dates doesn't fit my calendar, just send me a message! Thank you! :)
Our hometown Punta Santa Ana, Manila is close to major cities like Makati, Mandaluyong and San Juan. For the first hour, I'll introduce you to the heritage houses of Sta.Ana as it is known as Sta.Ana Heritage District. You'll see the locals as we tour old houses. I’ll also provide refreshment/s as I tour you in our small hometown. I’ll take you to places not known to many, and you’ll get to see what it’s like to live in Manila.

1st, we…

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What's included

  • Food
    Dessert. Bottled water/juice/soft drinks

    I'll shoulder the cost...
  • Drinks
    Water and
    Local Milktea or
    Local Mango Smoothie or Coconut Water<...
From ﺩ.ﺇ118
/ person
Sat, Dec 5
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
ﺩ.ﺇ118 per person
ﺩ.ﺇ118 per person
Sun, Dec 6
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
ﺩ.ﺇ118 per person
ﺩ.ﺇ118 per person
Mon, Dec 7
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
ﺩ.ﺇ118 per person
ﺩ.ﺇ118 per person

Meet your host, Bernadette

Host on Airbnb since 2018
  • 53 Reviews
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Hi! I am Bernadette, a true blue native of Manila. I live my entire life here in our simple yet full of character neighbourhood.I love to showcase the realness of our community and I am excited for you to experience it. If you're in Manila, spend time with me and discover the true urban neighbourhood, also get a view like no other.
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Where you'll be

For the first 1hr, I'll tour you around our community (Santa Ana) to see the heritage structure established as far back as the early 1500's. Check out some of the old houses, and get to see common Manileños live their everyday lives without the fancies. You'll see the different barangays, alleyway, projects, and of course, the locals.

Our last stop will be at Circuit Makati (Recreational Mall/Park)

Rated 4.98 out of 5 from 53 reviews.

Max
March 2020
Thank you very much, Bernadette, for these amazing impressions! The tour exceeded our expectations and we saw places that we definitely would have not seen when we were walking around alone. Everyone who wants to see how the people live there away from the touristic places should book this tour :)
Thank you very much, Bernadette, for these amazing impressions! The tour exceeded our expectations and we saw places that we definitely would have not seen when we were walking aro…
Luisa
March 2020
Bei dieser Tour sieht man Gegenden, in die man alleine niemals gehen würde, die aber absolut sehenswert sind. Wenn wir wieder nach Manila kommen würden, würden wir die Tour garantiert nochmal buchen, einfach weil wir so tolle Orte gesehen haben. Absolut empfehlenswert!!
Bei dieser Tour sieht man Gegenden, in die man alleine niemals gehen würde, die aber absolut sehenswert sind. Wenn wir wieder nach Manila kommen würden, würden wir die Tour garanti…
Mary
March 2020
Such a great tour of the real Manila! Bernadette was an amazing guide and host, and she really showed all of the good stuff of what Manila can offer. Highly recommended, especially if you want to see something other than the touristy side of the city.
Such a great tour of the real Manila! Bernadette was an amazing guide and host, and she really showed all of the good stuff of what Manila can offer. Highly recommended, especially…
Judy
March 2020
If you want to experience a real typical lifestyle they the eyes of a local , Bernadette is your guide. She takes you “behind the scenes” and unveils the day to day lives and homes of hard working Manila residents . Places you WOULD NOT FIND OR ATTEMPT TO SEE. You feel like your walking with a friend in her own neighborhood. She was flexible, friendly, honest ......you can’t ask for more . I highly recommend her tour if you want the real deal. (We did) .....I left feeling lucky to have an experienced a few hours in the life of living in Manila . I did not see one westerner so you actually feel like a celebrity as well. Lol.
If you want to experience a real typical lifestyle they the eyes of a local , Bernadette is your guide. She takes you “behind the scenes” and unveils the day to day lives and home…
Marcus
March 2020
Great tour to see a part of Manila most tourists wouldn’t be able to see. Bernadette is a brilliant host and very knowledgeable. Strongly recommend anyone who wants to see the real Manila to do this. Great experience and new friendship made.
Great tour to see a part of Manila most tourists wouldn’t be able to see. Bernadette is a brilliant host and very knowledgeable. Strongly recommend anyone who wants to see the real…
Kamal
March 2020
This was by far the highlight of my Manila trip. Bernadette is an AMAZING guide. She took us to places I would have never seen if not on this tour. I met sooo many great locals also. To be honest, if I went back to Manila, I would book the same tour again just to relive the experience
This was by far the highlight of my Manila trip. Bernadette is an AMAZING guide. She took us to places I would have never seen if not on this tour. I met sooo many great locals als…

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Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Guest requirements

Up to 4 guests ages 16 and up can attend. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age.

What to bring

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Extra Cash (if you want to indulge)