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Manila For A Day

Manila, Luzon 1002, Philippines
+63 999 196 4715
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See Manila in a whole new light

Historian and guide Dustin Ancheta provided what was sorely lacking in the history books about the... read more

Reviewed October 3, 2017
BJ D
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Taguig, Rizal, Philippines
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Dustin takes you on a sensory journey back in time, with new and unexpected realizations that will... read more

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Reviewed September 24, 2017
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Manila For A Day connects the world to the Filipino soul. From guided tours to workshops and consulting services, we deliver cultural intelligence solutions by creating learning programs that take you on modern day voyages of discovery. Take a unique Manila For A Day experience today and find out why everyone is raving about us!
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Hours Today: 8:15 AM - 5:45 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Manila, Luzon 1002, Philippines
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Reviewed October 3, 2017

Historian and guide Dustin Ancheta provided what was sorely lacking in the history books about the City of Manila. I'm actually quite versed in PH history and the knowledge that Dustin gave me was still enriching and insightful. Explains a lot about how the we...More

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Dustin A, Lead Guide and Cultural Navigator at Manila For A Day, responded to this reviewResponded October 11, 2017

Thanks a lot for your review, BJ! It really means a lot to us to be called a "must-take" tour and It's incredibly humbling to read that you found our tours enriching and insightful. You and your officemates were awesome to have on tour and...More

Reviewed September 24, 2017

Dustin takes you on a sensory journey back in time, with new and unexpected realizations that will make you appreciate Filipino history and culture in a different light. Well done Dustin!More

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Dustin A, Lead Cultural Navigator at Manila For A Day, responded to this reviewResponded September 25, 2017

Thank you for your wonderful review, Ian! I'm proud and honored to share my knowledge with your and everyone else from your team using our signature 3GX: God, Gold, & Glory tour! I'm especially happy that you found the tour insightful I'm humbled by your...More

Reviewed September 19, 2017

The tour is an honest discussion of Philipean history, starting with the arrival of the Spanish up to present times. It provides a great context for visiting the country and I highly recommend it. There are two versions of the tour - one that starts...More

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Dustin A, Lead Cultural Navigator at Manila For A Day, responded to this reviewResponded September 23, 2017

This is a wonderful, concise, and very fair review, Jon! Thanks for taking the time to write it! Your feedback on the latter half of the longer tour--our 3GX: God, Gold, & Glory Extended program--is very much appreciated. We try to make the tour as...More

Reviewed September 18, 2017

I've learned a lot about the filipino culture. There are also revelations that the school doesn't want us to know. It was really fun and all of our questions were answered on point.More

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Dustin A, Lead Guide and Cultural Navigator at Manila For A Day, responded to this reviewResponded September 23, 2017

Thanks for the great review, Dan! I'm glad that I was able to answer all your questions and that you had fun during our 3G: God, Gold, & Glory Tour. Having wonderful folks like you from an amazing company like Canva is as much a...More

Reviewed September 12, 2017

WHAT AN AMAZING GUIDED TOUR! As a background, our tour group was comprised of myself and my mom (both from Manila), my two aunts who've lived in the US for 40 years and my step-nephew, an Irish-American who was having his first ever trip to...More

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Dustin A, Lead Cultural Navigator at Manila For A Day, responded to this reviewResponded September 18, 2017

I think "thank you" is insufficient for such a glowing review, Maemae! I'm truly at a loss for words on how to express how touching and inspiring your detailed review is to us. So, for lack of a better expression; thank you very much! Please...More

Reviewed September 11, 2017

Dustin was one of the most knowledgeable and engaging tour guides I've ever met. His expertise on Philippine history is unparalleled, and he's a natural storyteller who was able to create an enlightening narrative for both foreigners and Filipinos to appreciate local culture more. I...More

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Dustin A, Lead Cultural Navigator at Manila For A Day, responded to this reviewResponded September 18, 2017

Please accept my most sincere gratitude for your kind words, Hitomi! I'm incredibly pleased that you found the tour engaging and I'm especially proud that you were able to leave the tour with a fresh perspective! We do our best to elevate people's perception of...More

Reviewed September 2, 2017

Dustin's tour was informative and was surely eye-opening. He was very knowledgeable of not just facts but he contextualized for us many details. There were 8 of us on the visit and he was able to keep all of our attention throughout. He engaged my...More

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Dustin A, Lead Cultural Navigator at Manila For A Day, responded to this reviewResponded September 10, 2017

My most sincere gratitude for such wonderful words, R! As a parent, I understand very well how much we want to engage our kids so it's a personal mission of mine to make sure that those that join our tours in Manila For A Day...More

Reviewed August 28, 2017

We booked the 3GX tour (Intramuros) on a Sunday afternoon and we couldn't have picked a better time. We had very little expectation coming into the tour, but ended up with so much more. Dustin's narratives brought so much color that we got to imagine...More

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Dustin A, Lead Cultural Navigator at Manila For A Day, responded to this reviewResponded September 10, 2017

Thanks so much for your kind words! I try my best to add color to an engaging narrative as it's my personal mission to make history as non-boring as possible so I'm elated to hear that I was able to achieve this with your group....More

Reviewed August 22, 2017

Our guide Dustin was very well informed and knew how to make the tour interesting. He was very good with the youngest member of the group (9 years old) ,very patient and took the time to answer all our questions. I'm glad I took the...More

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Dustin A, Lead Cultural Navigator at Manila For A Day, responded to this reviewResponded September 10, 2017

My deepest gratitude for such a wonderful review, M! Your engagement and enjoyment are our principal concern in Manila For A Day and, as a parent myself, I understand that a tour is simply so much better when the youngest members of the group are...More

Reviewed August 9, 2017

Absolutely loved our tour - the 3 G's. The tour draws on history and other factors to explain the Philippines today. Our amazing guide Dustin was incredibly knowledgeable and happy to answer any and all questions. Saw beautiful sights in Intramuros and discovered amazing facts...More

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Dustin A, Lead Cultural Navigator at Manila For A Day, responded to this reviewResponded September 10, 2017

Thank you so much for this wonderful review, E! You were incredibly engaged and genuinely curious about our country and our people which made your tour simply a joy to conduct. Our two countries also have so many similarities in our history that it was...More

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Amor T
November 7, 2017|
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Response from Dustin A | Property representative |
Hi Amor! Thanks for your interest in a Manila For A Day experience! Trip Advisor actually makes it hard for us to post website links. Basically, it's our company name with a com at the end. You can also try googling... More
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Coach W
October 2, 2017|
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Hi, Coach W! I haven't been assigned any tours for this Wednesday 4 October 2017 so it would be a pleasure to navigate across cultures with you! I don't process reservations, though, so please visit our website and use our... More
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April 15, 2017|
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Response from Dustin A | Property representative |
Hi, Bikey_74! My deepest apologies for not answering your question in time! Unfortunately, we were on break for the Lenten holidays and had limited internet access. Sorry again for not being able to respond right away and I... More
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