Prebex Tours 10-13

 

TOUR 13-01 Explore INTRAMUROS : the Old Manila, A Walled Hispanic past

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Morning Departure:  7:30 am – 12 pm (4 1/2 hrs)
Afternoon Departure:  1:30 pm – 6 pm (4 1/2 hours)
Pick-up Location:  TBEX Tour desk, PICC
Number of Participants: 10 in each session
Fitness Level: Average
Attire: Light casual clothes with comfortable, closed shoes for walking.

Description: A visit to Intramuros will provide a glimpse of the Philippines’ rich history, culture and tradition. It is a fitting introduction to Old Manila’s charm and sophistication. Intramuros, a Latin word which means “within the walls”, is the historic center and oldest district of Manila. It was also known as “Ciudad Murada” (walled city) because of its stone walls and fortifications that almost completely surround the entire district. Nowadays, visiting this area is one of the top things to do in Manila. Horse drawn carriages with guides are available to take you around and show you historically significant sites..

Inclusions: Round trip transportation, snacks on board, tour guide, entrance fees

 

 

TOUR 13-02 RIDE AROUND THE HISTORIC WALLED CITY OF MANILA ON A BAMBOO BIKE

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Morning Departure:  9 am – 12 pm  (3 hrs)
Afternoon Departure: 2:30 pm – 5 pm  (3 hrs)
Pick-up Location:  TBEX Tour desk, PICC
Number of Participants: 5 per session
Fitness Level: Average (Basic bike riding skill is a requirement)
Attire: Sporty/ light casual clothes with comfortable shoes for cycling.

Description: Bamboo Bike or “Bambike” tours of Intramuros is an exciting and educational ecotourism activity in the heart of Manila’s old walled city of Intramuros. Guests will be riding through the streets on bamboo bikes that have been handmade by Gawad Kalinga* villagers here in the Philippines. Tourists will be led around the area, getting to cover more ground than if on a walking tour and having a more interesting experience than if going around on a calesa. This ecotour will both teach visitors about Philippine history and make them feel like kids again. Bambike is a socio-ecological enterprise that hand-makes bamboo bicycles with fair-trade labor and sustainable building practices. Our bamboo bike builders (aka Bambuilders) come from Gawad Kalinga, a Philippine based community development organization for the poor, working to bring an end to poverty.

Inclusions: Roundtrip transfer to Bambike location, Bamboo bike, helmet, water, tour guide, entrance fees

 

 

 

TOUR 13-03 The Metropolis of the Metro: BGC Walking Tour

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Departure Time:  3 pm – 9 pm  (6 hrs)
Pick-up Location:  TBEX Tour desk, PICC
Number of Participants: 20
Fitness Level: Average (Those interested to try the flying trapeze should be less than 200 pounds and should declare any medical condition that may pose as a concern).
Attire: Light casual clothes with comfortable shoes for walking (Those interested to try the flying trapeze are recommended to wear fitted, breathable athletic clothing).

Description: Bonifacio Global City is a true child of the 21st century – a modern wonder of contemporary living populated by great minds and passionate hearts. From tidy roads and contemporary office blocks to storied high streets and playful parks, the city is the perfect marriage of form and function. The charm and multicultural allure of the city is a reflection of its people – residents and visitors alike who value quality living and embrace forward thinking as key to a better life. It’s in this spirit of transformative love and vision that we welcome you to explore this incredible urban oasis.

Inclusions: Roundtrip transportation, snacks on board, tour guide, flying trapeze fees

 

 

TOUR 13-04 Metro Manila Shopping  (MALL OF ASIA AND GREENHILLS SHOPPING CENTER)

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Morning Departure:  9 am – 3 pm  (6 hrs)
Afternoon Departure: 2 pm – 8 pm (6 hrs)
Pick-up Location:  TBEX Tour desk, PICC
Number of Participants: 20 per session
Fitness Level: Average
Attire: Light casual clothes with comfortable, closed shoes for walking.

Description: Reward yourself with a shopping spree. Get yourself a souvenir or buy presents for your loved ones back home. Get fabulous finds and great deals in two of the best shopping havens in the Philippines. You will have a chance to visit the Greenhills Shopping Center is known to be the ultimate mecca in Manila for freshwater and south sea pearls and SM Mall of Asia, which houses Kultura,, a lifestyle store for all things “Filipino” from accessories to home décor made of native materials.

Inclusions: Roundtrip transportation, snacks on board, tour guide

 

TOUR 13-05 Metro Manila luxury Shopping Tour  (GREENBELT and Bonifacio high street)

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Departure Time: 10 am – 3:00 pm  (5 hrs)
Pick-up Location:  TBEX Tour desk, PICC
Number of Participants: 15
Fitness Level: Average
Attire: Light casual clothes with comfortable, closed shoes for walking.

Description: Explore the luxurious boutiques in Manila. Greenbelt is a Premier Fashion & Lifestyle Center, featuring choice restaurants with top chefs and seasoned restaurateurs; a distinct mix of foreign popular and luxury fashion brands as well as the best of Filipino fashion and home designers. Bonifacio High Street is the first main street retail concept in the Philippines – a kilometer long boulevard and a 40-meter wide park with twin boulevards of flagship stores and winner brands. It also has various interactive public art works along the central park, and prestigious corporations on its upper floor.

Inclusions: Roundtrip transportation, snacks on board, tour guide

 

TOUR 13-06 PARTY MANILA PRIVATE PUB CRAWL (ONE NIGHT ONLY)

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Departure Time:  9 pm – 2 am (5 hrs)
Pick-up Location:  TBEX Official Hotels only (please inquire the pick up schedule at the hotel’s TBEX hospitality desk). Participants at other locations may go to any of the official hotels to avail of the transfer service going to and from the pub crawl venue. Click here for a list of TBEX Hotels.
Number of Participants: 20
Fitness Level: Average
Attire: Party/ Night Out clothes with comfortable shoes for walking.

Description: Join us for a night of meeting new friends, tunes, booze, and everything else in between! Are you ready to party? PartyManila was formed to fulfill a need, the need to find new and interesting ways to enjoy the country’s nightlife which is considered one of the best in Asia!

Inclusions: Roundtrip transportation (there will only be once scheduled return transfer, should participants want to stay, uber and grab taxis are readily available for hire in the area), tour guide-coordinator

 

 

TOUR 13-07 RUINS OF World War II: Corregidor Island Tour

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Departure Time:  6 am – 4 pm  (10 hrs)
Pick-up Location:  TBEX Tour desk, PICC
Number of Participants: 20
Fitness Level: Average
Attire: Light casual clothes with comfortable, closed shoes for walking.

Description: Corregidor in the province of Cavite is one of the most interesting island places in the Philippine archipelago. Once dubbed as The Rock, it is the last bastion of freedom in the Philippines during the Second World War. Corregidor almost has every tourist spots a visitor would want to visit; its rich World War II history is unparalleled, it has pristine nature trails, it has wildlife, it has its own beach and let’s not forget the mysterious tales of ghosts and the supernatural in the island. Its proximity to Metro Manila, one hour away by boat to exact, is also a plus for those looking to find a quick weekend getaway.

Inclusions: Roundtrip transportation, ferry ticket, terminal fees, entrance fees, tour guide, lunch and lights and sounds show

 

 

TOUR 13-08 The RURAL LIFESTYLE in a nutshell: Villa Escudero

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Departure Time: 7 am – 5 pm  (10 hrs)
Pick-up Location:  TBEX Tour desk, PICC
Number of Participants: 20
Fitness Level: Average
Attire: Light casual clothes with comfortable, closed shoes for walking.

Description: Villa Escudero, located at San Pablo City in the Philippines, is a fine hacienda-style resort with cozy rooms and a museum. Its main attraction is the amazing restaurant at the foot of a small waterfall. Bamboo dining tables and grass-fringed buffet stations are set a few feet away from the cascading waters of the Labasin Falls. Diners enjoy delicious local dishes such as fish, curry meats and rice, as the sparkling water massage their feet. After lunch guests can even lie against the rushing water-covered wall and get wet.

Inclusions: Roundtrip transportation, entrance fees, tour guide, lunch and snacks on board

 

 

TOUR 13-09 GASTRONOMIC Heritage Discovery AT the Culinary Capital : PAMPANGA

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Departure Time:  7:30 am – 5 pm  (9 1/2 hrs)
Pick-up Location:  TBEX Tour desk, PICC
Number of Participants: 15
Fitness Level: Average
Attire: Light casual clothes with comfortable, closed shoes for walking.

Description: Aside from its proximity to Metro Manila, the province of Pampanga has interesting stories to tell its visitors. Its people, history, heritage and cuisine enriched different aspects of the Filipino. The food tour might be a good way to start learning about the Kapampangan’s contribution. It’s also an opportunity to get to know more about this proud province while having well-prepared meals along the way. Food becomes a bridge to ideas and better understanding of ourselves. It’s good bait.

Inclusions: Roundtrip transportation, entrance fees, tour guide, lunch and snacks on board, food tasting

 

 

TOUR 13-10 Wellness Night at Chi

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Departure Time:  1:30 pm – 5:30 pm  (4 hrs)
Pick-up Location:  TBEX Tour desk, PICC
Number of Participants: 10
Fitness Level: Average (Participants should take an early light lunch)
Attire: Light casual clothes

Description: Shangri-La Hotel, Edsa, brings to Manila CHI, The Spa, a private sanctuary of calm, personal space and timelessness in a “spa within a spa” concept. Nestled in the hotel’s Garden Wing, this luxury spa features a variety of single, double and specialty treatment suites. There are also outdoor bathing facilities, relaxation lounges, a library and a yoga studio with classes. CHI offers treatments based on Chinese and native Philippines healing concepts, including the traditional Hilot massage.

Inclusions: Roundtrip transportation, snacks on board, tour guide-coordinator, selected spa treatment/ massage service

 

TOUR 13-11 Energy Renewal Tour at Willow  Stream Spa of Fairmont Makati

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Departure Time:  1 pm – 5:30 pm  (3 1/2 hrs)
Pick-up Location:  TBEX Tour desk, PICC
Number of Participants: 5
Fitness Level: Average (Participants should take an early light lunch)
Attire: Light casual clothes

Description: A sanctuary in the heart of Makati. The Willow Stream Spa is among the city’s most luxurious spa retreats. A haven where you can slow down, catch your breath, and be revitalized, indulge in a calming experience and restore your energy in one of the five fully-equipped treatment rooms. Designed to promote inner peace and serenity, our Makati City day spa boasts 1,200 square meters of soothing spaces and a wide range of natural therapies that allow you to relax and truly indulge the body, mind and spirit.

Inclusions: Roundtrip transportation, tour guide-coordinator, selected spa treatment/ massage service

 

TOUR 13-12 VolunTour: A PEEK AT The Gawad Kalinga Enchanted Farm Experience

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Departure Time: 7 am – 6 pm  (10 hrs)
Pick-up Location:  TBEX Tour desk, PICC
Number of Participants: 20
Fitness Level: Average
Attire: Light casual clothes

Description: The GK Enchanted Farm is a 34-hectare prototype farm of ‘Gawad Kalinga’ (which means to give care in Filipino) Community Development Foundation — a Philippine-based poverty alleviation and nation-building movement. GK Enchanted Farm is designed to raise social entrepreneurs, help Philippine local farmers and create wealth in the countryside. True to its name, it enchants visitors through real-life stories not only of successful enterprise but also of concrete acts of caring and sharing. It is gearing up to house pioneer centers and social enterprises for sustainable development, farm high value crops and gather a robust selection of plant species.

Inclusions: Roundtrip transportation, entrance fees, tour guide, lunch and snacks on board, food tasting and demos

 

 

TOUR 13-13 REVEAL THE mystery IN manila

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Departure Time:  2 pm – 5 pm  (3 hrs)
Pick-up Location:  TBEX Tour desk, PICC
Number of Participants: 18
Fitness Level: Average (Mental Fitness : Above and Beyond Average)
Attire: Light casual clothes

Description: One room. One mystery. One hour. One way out. Mystery Manila is the first live role playing game in Manila. Participants will choose to join one of several mysteries onsite that will transport the them to various themed locations and scenarios. Different clues and objects needs to be discovered that will help solve the mystery.

Inclusions: Roundtrip transportation, entrance fee (Jupiter Makati branch), tour guide-coordinator

 

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