7 Day Itinerary in ManilaEdit This
Manila is a vibrant city with myriads of sightseeing options and therefore, you require a useful Manila Itinerary to make your trip a wholesome experience.
Day 1: Intramuros
On the first day of your tour you may want to roam around the hot spots of Manila like Intramuros, Fort Santiago and the Manila Cathedral. Intramuros is a fortified city built by Spaniards in the 16th century. The magnificent primeval buildings and structures of colonial era in Intramuros will simply take your breath away. Manila Cathedral, one of the oldest churches in Philippines and Fort Santiago, a wrecked fort, are both situated inside Intramuros. The climb to the top of the fort will give you a splendid vista of the beautiful Manila Bay.
Day 2: Rizal Park
Rizal Park is a huge park located upon some 60.7 hectares of land. The park is a tribute to the national martyr Dr. Jose Rizal. The park has everything that will keep you occupied all through your day – a national museum, an amphitheater, gardens, fountains, a library, light and sound theater, plaza, food kiosks and so on.
Day 3: Manila Ocean Park
The Manila Ocean Park has separate sections displaying marine animals including varieties of sting rays, freshwater fish, sharks and many more. Besides, the park has a plaza to hold big concerts and performances, a marine-themed mall where visitors can have their meal in any of the 25 restaurants housed there and an outdoor swimming pool where you can go snorkeling or diving deep into the cool water.
Day 4: Enchanted Kingdom
The Enchanted Kingdom is a stunning theme park situated about 26 km away from Manila in Sta. Rosa, Laguna. The park has 7 zones namely Spaceport, Brooklyn Palace, Portobello, Jungle, Broadwalk, Vitoria and Boulderville with plenty of thrilling rides in each.
Day 5: Shopping
Today you may go for shopping as Manila has some renowned shopping malls selling items from handicrafts to clothes. Malls like SM Mall of Asia, Greenbelt Shopping Mall, Rockwells Power Plant and Harrison Plaza are famous in Manila.
Day 6: Day rip to Tagatay
Visit Tagatay, a charming city with lush landscapes, located about 60 km south of Manila. Tagatay has the world’s smallest and active Taal volcano with a beautiful blue lake inside it. Blessed with a cool climate all through the year, Tagatay is a favorite picnic spot of tourists.
Day 7: Manila Nightlife
The last day of your tour must be saved for enjoying the nightlife of Manila. With a large number of bars and nightclubs scattered throughout the city, Manila has a very active night life. Makati and Pasay city are the prime hubs of Manila, abounding with a series of nightclubs and bars.
February 21, 2010 new by ashmita