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  • Aliwan Fiesta - an event that gathers different Philippino cultures
  • Corregidor Lighthouse located at the entrance of Manila Bay
  • Philippine Navy's dragon boats in Manila Bay
  • A typical church in Manila - something you will see many times on your Philippines vacation.

Manila is the capital city of the Philippines. One of 16 cities to comprise the national capital region of Metro Manila, the city is located on the island of Luzon, on the eastern shores of Manila Bay and a good starting point for a Philippines vacation.

While being the second most populous city in the Philippines, Manila is the most densely populated city in the world, with over 1.6 million inhabitants covering a stretch of only 38.55 sq km.

Comprised of sixteen geographical districts, each with its own special features, Manila is home to many scientific and educational institutions, numerous sports facilities, and other culturally and historically significant venues. Manila is considered the nation's centre of education, business, culture, tourism, and transportation.

Manila was once considered the ‘Pearl of the Orient' for its ideal location with cross-Pacific sea trade routes. Under the administration of Spain for three centuries, Manila, as with the rest of the Philippines, is immersed in colonial architecture. This can be seen in its churches, forts, and older buildings, including those in the walled city of Intramuros, the oldest district and historic core of Manila, all to be enjoyed on Philippines vacation packages./.

Rizal Park, located in the heart of Manila, is an urban oasis. A major tourist attraction, the park features various gardens, a museum, a library, a planetarium, monuments, and optimum spots for socializing, picnicking, and hosting various events.

Manila is varied as it is full of contrasts. The bustle of modern-day traffic alongside the trotting horses on cobbled streets in the walled city, or the avid nightlife set against the quiet halls of museums and art galleries, makes this city an exciting and diverse place to visit.



Philippines Travel Information

At Goway we believe that a well-informed traveller is a safer traveller. With this in mind, we have compiled an easy-to-navigate travel information section dedicated to a Philippines vacation.

Learn about the history and culture of the Philippines, the must-try food and drink, and what to pack in your suitcase. Read about the Philippine's nature and wildlife, weather and geography, along with 'Country Quickfacts' compiled by our travel experts. Our globetrotting tips, as well as our visa and health information, will help ensure you're properly prepared for a safe and enjoyable trip. The only way you could possibly learn more is by embarking on your journey and discovering the Philippines for yourself. Start exploring… book one of our Philippines tours today!


Extend Your Trip

After your Philippines tour consider taking the time to visit other destinations. Goway offers exciting China vacation packages, India tours and Thailand vacation packages plus a comprehensive selection of vacation packages in many other Asian countries.


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Manila, Philippines

  • Classic Philippines: Manila, Boracay & Cebu

    FIRST-CLASS | PRIVATE-GUIDED: Discover the history and beautiful landscapes of the Philippines on this introductory 9-day vacation. Start in Manila, where you’ll delve into the country’s colonial history and visit nearby Pagsanjan. Then spend a few days on sunny Boracay before exploring Cebu City and the Chocolate Hills of Bohol.
    9 Days
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Classics (Bestsellers), Single Friendly, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
    Philippines See Trip Details
  • Deluxe Palawan El Nido Beach Escape

    DELUXE | TAILOR-MADE: More than a tropical paradise, El Nido is almost totally unspoiled with its wonderful beaches, clear waters, stunning cliffs making it one of the world’s most beautiful resorts.
    5 Days
    Prices From:
    AU$ 3,097
    Trip Type:
    Beach & Island Escapes, Luxury and Beyond, Romance & Honeymoon, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
    Philippines See Trip Details
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