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15 Awesome Day Trips from Metro Manila 2018

AWESOME DAY TRIPS from MANILA

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There are so many great things to do in Metro Manila, but there are times that we want to escape the city life - even just for a while. We tend to search for top things to do near or day trips from Metro Manilan. Do you want to go to the beaches near Manila? Perhaps hike a mountain? Or maybe a quick food trip adventure? There are so many awesome day trips that you can do from Manila that you, your friends and family will surely have fun and enjoy.

With this, let me share to you some of my

Recommended Day Trips and Weekend Getaways from Metro Manila



WHAT'S COVERED IN THIS DAY TRIPS FROM MANILA BLOG?

  1. Corregidor Island in Cavite
  2. Taal Volcano in Batangas
  3. Inflatable Island in Subic
  4. Mt. Pinatubo in Tarlac
  5. Stilts Calatagan in Batangas
  6. Tree Top Adventure in Subic
  7. Fortune Island in Batangas
  8. Tagaytay City in Cavite
  9. Pagsanjan Falls in Laguna
  10. Mt. Batulao in Batangas
  11. Mt. Daraitan in Rizal
  12. Mt. Maculot in Batangas
  13. Cintai Corito's Garden in Batangas
  14. Potipot Island Beach in Zambales
  15. Hidden Valley Springs in Laguna

Corregidor Island Cavite

1. Corregidor Island


If you love history, Corregidor Island is the best place to be! Corregidor is considered as "one of the country's last military bastions," that served as one of the harbor defenses of Manila Bay during the Second World War II. Located in the historic Province of Cavite, Corregidor can be reached via a one hour and 15 minute ferry ride from Manila.

There are so many things that you can do in Corregidor. Although a day trip is enough to see most of Corregidor's top attractions, if you decide to stay for a night, they also have several accommodations that you could stay at.

BOOK A CORREGIDOR DAY TOUR HERE!


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2. Taal Volcano Hike


You don't need to be an experienced mountaineer to hike Taal Volcano. Fit for trekkers of all ages and physical abilities, climbing Taal Volcano is actually fun and easy. Located approximately 65 km south of Metro Manila in the middle of Taal Lake, it is considered as the smallest active volcano in the world - which is also the second most active volcano in the Philippines with 33 documented eruptions. Taal Volcano’s charm is indeed magnetic. Seeing its crater lake is truly worth the "fun hike.'

Guided Taal Volcano Day Hike


For ease and convenience, I highly recommend availing a Guided Taal Volcano day Hike. This will assure you that you'll have professional and experienced hikers that will guide you up to the viewing deck of the crater lake of Taal Volcano. The packaged tour also includes round-trip transportation from Manila, a tour guide, entrance fees, and round-trip boat ride.

BOOK A TAAL VOLCANO GUIDED DAY HIKE HERE!


CHEAP AFFORDABLE DAY TOURS FROM MANILA
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3. Inflatable Island in Subic


Inflatable Island in Subic is the first of its kind in the Philippines and is also considered as one of the biggest and wildest inflatable playground in Asia. As Asia's biggest floating water playground, Inflatable Island is an awesome day trip destination near Metro Manila - ideal for families and kids wanting to escape the heat of the city.
  • Feel like a kid again as you spend a fun filled day in Subic's Inflatable Island
  • Enjoy a floating playground filled with slides, towers, bridges, human launchers, swings & so much more!
  • Go on an epic road trip up north for an unforgettable waterpark experience with your family or friends
  • Get access to Unicorn Island, Samba Beach, Bali Lounge, and Floating Zoo with your choice of Splash, Spray or Soaked pass!

Inflatable Island Discounted Tickets


To save on cost, I recommend that you purchase your tickets online via Klook.com and get them at discounted rates. Here's the comparison of ticket prices:

Package via Inflatable Island's Website via Klook.com
Splash Pass (2-hour Access) 549.00 499.00
Spray (4-hour Access) 749.00 668.00
Soaked Pass (All Day Access) 849.00 810.00

BUY DISCOUNTED TICKETS HERE!


Why Visit Mount Pinatubo
Photo from Gil Lian

4. Mt Pinatubo Day Trip


Now, if you want an exciting adventure with nature, why not climb Mt. Pinatubo? Bordered by three provinces, Zambales, Tarlac and Pampanga, Mt. Pinatubo is indeed a sight to behold and a place worth visiting. For many years after the eruption, tourism has been booming on this side of Central Luzon. Locals and foreigners alike are all flocking to pay a visit and share the history of the place.

Mt. Pinatubo Hiking Day Tour from Manila

  • Hike all the way until Pinatubo's magnificent crater lake, at the end of a 2.5 hour trek
  • Experience a 4X4 off road adventure from the base camp to the jump off point
  • Take in magnificent views of the largest lahar canyon in the world
  • See the pristine blue green water and the big smiles of the Aetas!

Mt. Pinatubo Organized Tour


When we went trekking to Mt. Pinatubo, we joined a group tour which spared us from planning and researching how to get there, what to do, and other important things. A Mt. Pinatubo packaged tour already includes the round-trip transfers from/to Metro Manila, which will assure you of convenient and hassle-free Mt. Pinatubo adventure.

BOOK A MT. PINATUBO DAY TRIP HERE!


TOP BEACH RESORTS IN BATANGAS PHILIPPINES
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5. Stilts Calatagan Day Tour


If enjoying the beach is your thing, why not go to one of the many beach resorts in Batangas? Stilts Calatagan is undoubtedly one of the most popular resorts in Calatagan, Batangas. You don't need to stay overnight to enjoy the resort's amenities and facilities. You can easily book a day tour to Stilts Calatagan via Klook.com for as low as 1,099 pesos! With this join tour, you can explore the resort's white sandy beaches, clear waters and captivating cottages on stilts. The package also includes round-trip transportation from Manila, entrance and toll fees, and travel insurance. How cool is that?!

BOOK A STILTS CALATAGAN DAY TOUR HERE!


LIST OF DAY TRIPS TOURS FROM MANILA
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6. Tree Top Adventure Subic


Feeling adventurous? Soar through the air on a wide array of amazing and exciting high-flying activities at Tree Top Adventure Subic! Just 3 hours away from Metro Manila, you could enjoy an exciting bonding moment with your family, friends or special someone. Several package options are available for as low as 455 pesos per person!

SEE AVAILABLE PACKAGES HERE!


Beaches in Batangas
Photo from JV Fernando

7. Fortune Island Day Tour


Wanna go island hopping in Batangas? Go to Fortune Island!

Located in the municipality of Nasugbu, Fortune Island is famous for its Greek-inspired column ruins and statues from what looks like a private rest house or beach resort in Batangas that used to stand on this lovely island.

Fortune Island Packaged Tour


For ease and convenience, I recommended booking a Fortune Island Day Tour via Klook.com! With this join tour, you will enjoy and have fun at the beautiful Fortune Island, savor a sumptuous lunch on the island, and enjoy comfortable transfers from and back to Metro Manila.

BOOK A FORTUNE ISLAND DAY TOUR HERE!


Where to Stay in Tagaytay City

8. Tagaytay Day Tour


Tired of the city life and you just want to breathe some fresh air? Let's go to Tagaytay! Just 2 hours away from Metro Manila, this city in Cavite Province is famous for its many attractions and activities, hotels, churches, parks, and of course great-tasting food!

Tagaytay Guided Tour


With this tour, you will enjoy breathtaking views of the serene Taal Lake and Taal Volcano from the ridge, visit Palace in the Sky, Sonya's Garden, Mahogany Market, Good Shepherd, Tagaytay Picnic Grove, Sky Ranch, Calaruega Church and more! Also, with this guided tour, you won't need to worry about how to get there. Round-trip transportation, toll and fuel fees, entrance fees and travel insurance are all included!

BOOK A TAGAYTAY DAY TOUR HERE!


Pagsanjan Falls Laguna

9. Pagsanjan Falls Day Tour


Pagsanjan Falls in Cavinti Laguna is one of the most popular waterfalls in the Philippines. As one of the waterfalls near Metro Manila, Pagsanjan Falls is frequented by foreign and local tourist almost all-year-round.

Pagsanjan Guided Tour


Enjoy hassle-free and exciting Pagsanjan Falls day tour from Manila from profession tour operators. Sit back and relax as you enjoy an all-inclusive package with round-trip transfers to and from Manila and with the assistance of a local English or Korean speaking guide.

BOOK A PAGSANJAN FALLS DAY TOUR HERE!


Top Things to do in Batangas Tourist Spots and Attractions

10. Mt. Batulao Day Hike


This is one of my favorite easy climbs in Batangas! Located in Nasugbu, Mount Batulao is one of the best sites for trekking and mountain climbing for beginners. If it's your first-time to climb, I highly recommend to join a group tour and get a chance to meet new friends!

BOOK A MT. BATULAO DAY HIKE HERE!


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11. Mt. Daraitan Guided Day Hike


This is one of my favorites in the province of Rizal. Mt. Daraitan is an ideal destination for nature-lovers and frequented by both seasoned and budding adventurers. By joining this group tour, you'll also visit the Tinapak River, one of the country's cleanest, free-flowing rivers surrounded by large marble rocks. Definitely, it will be a day trip you will never forget!

BOOK A MT. DARAITAN DAY HIKE HERE!


DAY TRIPS FROM MANILA TOURS NEAR METRO MANILA

12. Mt. Maculot Day Hike


Mt. Maculot is another popular hiking destination in the province of Batangas. Not to be missed are the "Rockies" where you could have a sweeping view of the Taal Lake as well as the iconic Taal Volcano. Going here is not a problem. I recommend that you join a group tour where all things will be arranged. Round trip transfers inside an air-conditioned vehicle included, as well as all fees for registration and permits.

BOOK A MT. MACULOT DAY HIKE HERE!


Cintai Coritos Garden Blog Review

13. Cintai Corito's Garden in Batangas


Situated amid lush greens and temperate climate, Cintai Corito's Garden is an ideal hideaway for couples, families and group of friends wanting to experience a unique vacation in Batangas. Built by the love of a man for his wife, Cintai Corito's Garden in Belete, Batangas is a Balinese-inspired vacation rest house turned into a lovely resort. Just less than 2 hours away from Manila, it is a serene and quiet sanctuary away from the city that will surely let your worries and stresses away.

Experience a slice of Bali in the Philippines when you travel to Cintai Corito's Garden in Batangas!

BOOK A CINTAI CORITO'S GARDEN DAY TOUR HERE!


DAY TRIPS FROM MANILA TOURS NEAR METRO MANILA
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14. Potipot Beach Zambales


One of the most popular beach destinations in Zambales, Potipot Island is known for its semi-white sand beach and crystal clear waters. A popular beach near Metro Manila, it is frequented by locals and tourists from nearby municipalities and from Metro Manila.

BOOK A POTIPOT ISLAND DAY TOUR HERE!


DAY TRIPS FROM MANILA TOURS NEAR METRO MANILA
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15. Hidden Valley Springs


Located in Laguna, enjoy the serene atmosphere deep within the tropical rainforest, simply relax and have a quiet vacation at Hidden Valley Springs. Discover paradise together with your friends, family or special someone while enjoying the lush greens deep within the heart of the forest while enjoying sweet Filipino treats and delicacies.

BOOK A HIDDEN VALLEY SPRINGS DAY TOUR HERE!


Does this list convince you to go on a day trip in one of these awesome and great destinations near Manila? What are you waiting for? Pack your bags and enjoy one of these awesome day trips from Metro Manila!


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