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Smokey Tours

Manila, Luzon 1102, Philippines
+63 917 578 5398
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Slumdog Philippine-Aire

This is a life-time experience tour....a life changing tour in fact. The feel of this area taught... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Danny T
Cemetery tour

Amazing experience to see a different way of life in the Philippines. It can be confronting but a... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Michelle S
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  • Excellent84%
  • Very good12%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“slum tour” (114 reviews)
“market tour” (61 reviews)
“eye opening” (25 reviews)
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Manila, Luzon 1102, Philippines
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+63 917 578 5398

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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a life-time experience tour....a life changing tour in fact. The feel of this area taught me to be thankful in life. The tour guide is very friendly and knowledgeable and it was indeed an eye opener for me to experience the lives of...More

Thank Danny T
Reviewed 6 days ago

Amazing experience to see a different way of life in the Philippines. It can be confronting but a real eye opener on poverty and the unique ways people cope & survive. The guide was really knowledgable and would definitely recommend it to visitors coming to...More

Thank Michelle S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Recently did the slum tour and found it very worthwhile.It gave great insight into the lives of the people who live here.Our guide was very friendly and happily answered our questions.We felt safe and the people were friendly.I was interested to see the basic clinic...More

Thank daisy1967Sydney
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went on the slum tour with our 4 girls (9, 7 and 4). Tessie was our guide and she was so friendly and knowledgeable. It was an eye opening experience for my family to see first hand. The amazing thing that my girls took...More

Thank prjohnson30
Reviewed 1 week ago

The slum tour is really worthful, interesting insights in the lives of the marginalised of a crazy city. Did the bicycle tour as well, rather tough with 48 degrees celcius outside and the mad traffic, but definitely recommended as well.

Thank Timo K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We did a Market Tour and no this review doesn't get a poor rating because of the environment and its surrounds despite the fact this is set in the slums areas. Poor due to the fact that our tour guide seemed unknowledgeable on explaining a...More

Thank Ana Clarisse J
bookings-smokeytours, Manager at Smokey Tours, responded to this review

Hi Ana, Thank you for leaving us a review. We're sorry that the tour did not meet your expectations. Addressing the points you've raised: 1. Tour leader - all our tour leaders are from underprivileged communities and providing employment for them is one of our...More

Reviewed April 20, 2017

After three tours with Smokey - Slums, Cemetery and Market - I felt better acquainted with the Filipino people and their land. The slums and cemetery trips unashamedly impel reflection, even anger, on the inequalities of life. You may not like what you see, but...More

Thank stepsul
bookings-smokeytours, Manager at Smokey Tours, responded to this review

Good day! Thank you for writing us a review. We are really happy that you had enjoyed all three tours you've taken. Truly, these tours are eye openers. We hope to have you next time! Regards, Mao Martinez

Reviewed April 13, 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed both tours which we did in 1 day. Smokey Tours is very professional and works together with NGOs to make a difference to impoverished people's lives. Slum Tour (9am - 12.30pm): introduction followed by travel to the slum area by jeepney and then...More

Thank travellovers22
bookings-smokeytours, Manager at Smokey Tours, responded to this review

Good day! Thank you for joining our tours. We're happy to have you with us. Please join us again when you come back, as our health center project opened yesterday (May 15, 2017). Warm regards, Mao Martinez SMOKEY TOURS TEAM

Reviewed April 6, 2017

The Slum tour was one of the most intence tours ive ever done. it was sad to see how the children have to grow up and still the people seem to be okay and akzept what they have. Stepping in the slum feld like going...More

Thank Steffi J
bookings-smokeytours, Manager at Smokey Tours, responded to this review

Good day! Thank you for joining us. We're glad that you found the tour great and inspiring as the people teach us how to appreciate what we have and pursue our goals. When you come back to Manila, please join our tours again because the...More

Reviewed March 28, 2017

If you want to see the other side of Manila and know the real situation, you should join this tour. This will make you think after the tour. It is like a study tour for me. Part of the tour fee goes to the community...More

1  Thank nerisafer
bookings-smokeytours, Manager at Smokey Tours, responded to this review

Good day! Thank you for joining our tours. We hope to have you again next time in our tours! Regards, Mao Martinez SMOKEY TOURS TEAM

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Penny L
I would like to make a donation how do I go about doing that?😊
April 27, 2017|
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Response from bookings-smokeytours | Property representative |
Hi! Please send us an email at info@worldexperience.ph and we can send you the details and other more opportunities how to help us through donations.
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Lisa W
Hi there, Could I please book in for the slum tour and the cemetery tour for the 5th of feb 2 persons , tried to telephone but no answer sorry. please could you also tell me if you need any kind of donations from the uk. for eg, toys school things, etc. Thanks
January 31, 2016|
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Response from Jcatcab | Reviewed this property |
Hi Lisa - the best way to communicate with them is via email. They are quick to respond.
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globalvideopro1
I shoot videos for my 5 Youtube channels with over 35 MILLION viewers. I'd like to shoot highlights of the Tour so that my viewers may become aware of the situation and, hopefully, offer help after seeing my video. Kindest regards, Ian maclean. GLOBAL VIDEO
August 27, 2015|
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Response from Jessie M | Property representative |
Hi Ian, Thanks for messaging us. Some of our tours are conducted with photography and filming restrictions and this applies strictly on our Slum Tour. We have the Strict No Picture Taking policy on our tour as an agreement... More
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