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Manila For A Day

Manila, Luzon 1002, Philippines
+63 999 196 4715
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Above and beyond

Dustin's vast knowledge and in depth discussion made me see and experience Casa Manila and San... read more

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Reviewed July 19, 2017
Ched G
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Metro Manila, Philippines
The Highlight of our trip

I don't even know where to begin. Our Manila for a day tour had been such an eye opener for us, me... read more

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Reviewed July 18, 2017
Abel R
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Montclair , California
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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.
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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 July 19, 2017

Dustin's vast knowledge and in depth discussion made me see and experience Casa Manila and San Agustin (Intramuros) in brandnew way! I did tell him during the tour that the ansewrs to the many "whys" regarding the salient points about our history are things I...More

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Dustin A, Lead Cultural Navigator at Manila For A Day, responded to this reviewResponded August 6, 2017

Thank you very much for your awesome review, Ched! Having your family on tour was a great experience for me as well and I'm glad that you were able to see Intramuros in a whole new light! It's so easy for locals like us to...More

Reviewed July 18, 2017

I don't even know where to begin. Our Manila for a day tour had been such an eye opener for us, me especially because I was born and raised here in the Philippines and migrated to California. Dustin was theeeeee best. He explained everything and...More

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Dustin A, Lead Cultural Navigator at Manila For A Day, responded to this reviewResponded August 3, 2017

Hi, Abel! Thank so much for your wonderful review! This really made my week and I truly appreciate you taking the time to share it with the world. I'm also honored that you found the content of our 3GX: God, Gold, & Glory Extended tour...More

Reviewed July 13, 2017

I went for a half day VIP tour with Dustin and it was amazing (not sure if it was actually VIP, but I certainly felt like it!). I'd previously only visited Manila briefly and didn't get a sense of what the community and culture was...More

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Dustin A, Lead Cultural Navigator at Manila For A Day, responded to this reviewResponded July 16, 2017

Thank you very much for such a glowing review, Alisha! You definitely have a way with words and it's very much appreciated! It's our missions to not only give you the most engaging learning experience possible but also to make you feel like the VIP...More

Reviewed July 2, 2017

Wonderfully rich in history, culture and fun. Good for all ages in that our eldest at 76 and youngest at 13 thoroughly enjoyed the tour. The pace was perfect and our tour guide Dustin was very engaging and entertaining. I highly recommended for your out...More

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Dustin A, Lead Cultural Navigator at Manila For A Day, responded to this reviewResponded July 3, 2017

Thanks for your kind words, Sue! It was awesome having you and your family on our 3GX: God, Gold, & Glory Extended tour program. It's our flagship tour program for a reason and I'm very happy that it didn't disappoint. We do our best to...More

Reviewed June 30, 2017

My girlfriend and I did a tour with Manila for a Day in March 2017. We absolutely loved it! The tour was informative, relevant and fun! Our tour guide, Dustin, was very knowledgeable and friendly. We highly recommend this tour company.More

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Dustin A, Lead Cultural Navigator at Manila For A Day, responded to this reviewResponded July 3, 2017

Thank you so much for your wonderful review, Omar! Your recommendation goes a long way and means the world to us. It's very deeply appreciated! Couples like you and Leyla are always amazing to have on tour and it really means a lot that you'd...More

Reviewed June 12, 2017

As a college student, I really loved Dustin's take on the basic history of the Philippines. In the USA, we barely learn any Filipino history except for how the Philippines was involved in WWII and occupied for a long time. Although I usually am not...More

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Dustin A, Lead Cultural Navigator at Manila For A Day, responded to this reviewResponded June 26, 2017

Thank you for your review, Audrey! I personally live for reviews like yours as being able to get younger folks like yourself interested in our culture and history is a personal mission of mine. I'm very happy that I was able to give you a...More

Reviewed June 5, 2017

We had Dustin for the 3G tour who was superb from start to finish. His knowledge of the topic was unparalleled and he was able to answer all queries raised. We enjoyed his anecdotal historical and personal commentaries about the Philippines as a country and...More

1  Thank Monique R
Dustin A, Lead Cultural Navigator at Manila For A Day, responded to this reviewResponded June 26, 2017

I can't take you and Anthony enough for your kind words, Monique! Thank you, thank you, thank you, for this wonderful review! I'm very happy that you found our tour to be unparalleled and that you enjoyed the Manila For A Day style of weaving...More

Reviewed May 29, 2017 via mobile

Oh my goodness... I can't rate this tour highly enough! Although I would consider this an amazing educational walk with a friend. Dustin simply knows his history like the back of his hand and after recalling some of my new found knowledge to a colleague,...More

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Dustin A, Lead Cultural Navigator at Manila For A Day, responded to this reviewResponded June 26, 2017

Thank you so much for the kind words, Dianne! Your review is a great glimpse into the kind of experience that we deliver with our signature tour programs. It's very much appreciated! It was a privilege to share our culture and our history with you...More

Reviewed May 24, 2017 via mobile

A friend of mine who lives in Manila recommended this tour as she had taken it twice in the past. It was just me and my two friends so we had a private tour during which we could ask as many questions as we wanted....More

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Dustin A, Lead Cultural Navigator at Manila For A Day, responded to this reviewResponded June 26, 2017

Thank you very much for the amazing review, Tasha! It really means a lot that you don't usually like tours and that we I was able to make our 3G: God, Gold, Glory tour a unique and enjoyable experience for you, Laura and Ryan. Reviews...More

Reviewed April 3, 2017

We were a group of 6, varying in ages and backgrounds/culture including locals, and all of us thoroughly enjoyed this equal parts educational and entertaining tour of historic sites in Old Manila led by our insightful and riveting guide, Dustin Ancheta. Dustin shared his impressively...More

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Dustin A, Lead Cultural Navigator at Manila For A Day, responded to this reviewResponded April 16, 2017

Hello, J! Thank you for the awesome review! This really means a lot to me and the entire Manila For A Day team! I said it via email already but I wanted to say it again: you and your group were an absolute delight! The...More

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Bikey_74
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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ChiMo67
January 4, 2017|
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Response from Dustin A | Property representative |
Hello, Mory! Thank you for your interest in a Manila For A Day experience! My name is Dustin and I'm the Lead Guide and Cultural Navigator for the company. We offer different tours of Manila in the form of unique... More
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