Experience Jeepney Tours: 8 unique experiences

July 09, 2009 Mango Tours 0 Comments

Explore the Philippines in a jeepney, also known locally as the King of the Road!

A product of Filipino ingenuity, the idea for the Philippine jeepney was derived from the G.I. jeeps left by American soldiers after World War II. It had the powerful engine of an army jeep, but with a remodeled body that has been topped with a metal roof, painted with vibrant colors and decorated with bright chrome hood ornaments. Over the years, the jeepney has emerged as a popular mode of transportation for most Filipinos and has become an enduring symbol of Filipino pop culture.

Mango Tours' Experience Jeepney Tours offers its guests an informative way to experience the city and the countryside by taking them to attractions that are uniquely Filipino. Our air-conditioned jeepneys, equipped with a MagicSing videoke system, a cooler and a tour guide dressed in a traditional Filipino baro't saya, will definitely enrich your experience of Philippine culture!

You can choose from eight (8) different tours, each focusing on a unique Filipino experience:

Intramuros: Heritage Tour
Metro Manila is the urban capital of the Philippines. Comprised of several bustling cities, it is the country's bastion of modernity and cosmopolitan appeal. Located in the heart of Manila is the medieval town of Intramuros, originally the capital of the Philippines during the Spanish colonial era. It is the best place to view Spanish colonial architecture that was built in 1571.

Itinerary: 8:00AM pick-up at hotel or Mango Tours office, running tour of SM Mall of Asia, CCP Complex, Harbour Square and Rizal Park, Light and Sound Museum, San Agustin Church and Museum, Fort Santiago, shopping at Mananzan Handicrafts and lunch at Barbara's, 1:00PM expected time of arrival at hotel or Mango Tours office.

Intramuros: Golf Tour
Intramuros, or the “walled city”, has been declared as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Apart from its cultural and historical attractions, Intramuros also offers another leisure option for travelers who want to unwind for a few hours--golf. Experience golfing in the Philippines, where caddies are present on all courses, ready to assist you and give you advice on the play.

Itinerary: (Intramuros Golf Tour) 8:00AM pick-up at hotel or Mango Tours office, running tour of SM Mall of Asia, CCP Complex to Roxas Boulevard, 1:30PM expected time of arrival at hotel or Mango Tours office. (The Fort Golf Tour) 8:45AM pick-up at hotel or Mango Tours office, 1:30PM expected time of arrival at hotel or Mango Tours office.

Sunset Dinner Cruise
Manila Bay is known for its captivating sunsets. Locals and tourists are known to hang out and spend their lazy afternoons by the bay along the historical Roxas Boulevard. It’s truly a fascinating treat, however, to experience the sunset on a dinner cruise. Different wines and beverages will be served as guests enjoy the sea breeze of the cool night.

Itinerary: 12:00PM pick-up time from hotel or Mango Tours office, running tour of SM Mall of Asia, CCP Complex, Harbour Square and Rizal Park, Light and Sound Museum, Fort Santiago, Shopping for souvenirs at Mananzan Handicrafts, San Agustin Church Museum, Sunset dinner cruise departure from Harbour Square, 7:45PM expected time of arrival at hotel or Mango Tours office.

Spa and Shopping Spree
Travelers can indulge in purely pleasurable activities as they treat themselves to one fine day in Manila--one of the greatest spa and shopping destinations in Asia. From power-spending down to flea market bargaining, one will never run out of options in this shopper’s paradise! Tourists can pamper their bodies after a day of shopping as they unwind and get a spa treatment amidst a relaxing atmosphere.

Itinerary: 8:30AM pick-up time at hotel or Mango Tours office, shopping tour at Greenhills, buffet lunch at Kamayan Restaurant, Market! Market! shopping tour, full body reflexology massage at NEO Spa or NEO signature foot spa, 6:00PM expected time of arrival at hotel or Mango Tours office.

Pampanga: Ultra-Light Flying
Just a short distance north of Manila is the charming province of Pampanga. Experience 10 minutes of flight rides with a licensed instructor at Angeles City Flying Club. Get a taste of gourmet Kapampangan dishes and delicacies at the unique atmosphere of Abe’s Farm at the foot of Mt. Arayat. End your eventful day with a soothing massage from the healing hands of Nurture Spa.

Itinerary: 7:30AM pick-up time at hotel or Mango Tours office, Nayong Pilipino in Clark, Ultra-Light flying experience at Angeles City Flying Club, Filipino lunch at Abe's Farm, tour of Abe's Farm and Nurture Spa Village, Hilot Kapampangan Massage, shopping for Kapampangan delicacies, 6:00PM expected time of arrival at hotel or Mango Tours office.

Pampanga: Culinary Tour
Pampanga is a haven for people who want to experience the leisurely pace of the countryside. The Pampanga Culinary Museum showcases the Kapampangan’s passion for food and cooking. Abe’s Farm serves gourmet dishes and delicacies to its guests. Pamper yourself at Nurture Spa with oriental treatments to reinvigorate the body.

Itinerary: 7:00AM pick-up time from hotel or Mango Tours office, Kapampangan breakfast and gallery tour at Kamalig Restaurant, tour of Culinary Museum, Tour of Abe's FarmNurture Spa Village, Hilot Kapampangan massage at Nurture Spa, cooking demo at Abe's Farm (for big groups only), Kapampangan lunch at Abe's Farm, shopping for Kapampangan sweet delicacies, 5:30PM expected time of arrival at hotel or Mango Tours.

Quezon: Culinary Tour
Embark on a day’s journey to enjoy the countryside and experience the unique hospitality only Filipinos can share. Journey with us through charming country inns, off-the-beaten-path cafes and inspiring artists’ studios. Tour highlights include antique galleries, works of sculptor Carlito Ortega, sumptuous classic Filipino lunch at Kusina Salud, workshop of ceramics artist Ugu Bigyan and an extraordinary experience of a Tagayan Ritual.

Itinerary: 7:00AM pick-up from hotel or Mango Tours office, morning snack and gallery tour at Sulyap Cafe, demo and interaction at Carlito's Workshop, lunch and cooking demo at Kusina Salud, afternoon snack and Tagayan Ritual at Ugu Bigyan's pottery garden, 7:00PM expected time of arrival at hotel or Mango Tours office.

Tagaytay Wellness Tour
A scenic drive to Tagaytay will treat you to sights of pineapple plantations, colorful fruit stands, flowers in bloom, ridges and mountains swathed in green and a breathtaking view of Taal volcano. Have lunch at Sonya’s English Garden where a delectable array of healthy food is served. Explore the honeybee farm and its many unique products. Get a relaxing spa treatment overlooking the volcano at Nurture Spa.

Itinerary: 8:00AM pick-up time at hotel or Mango Tours office, sightseeing at Taal Volcano view site, garden lunch buffet at Sonya's Garden, tour of Sonya's Bed & Breakfast, Honey Bee Farm visit and shopping, spa treatment at Nurture Spa, 7:30PM expected time of arrival at hotel or Mango Tours office.


Read about our Jeepney Tour around the medieval city of Intramuros! Click here to view article.

Book a Jeepney Tour today and prepare to be wowed by the Philippines' unique and extraordinary culture! For bookings and inquiries, call our 24/7 US toll-free number 1-866-2-MANILA.

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