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50 AWESOME DAY TRIPS FROM MANILA FOR 2021 (Day Tours, Excursions and Weekend Getaways!)

AWESOME DAY TRIPS from MANILA

Looking for best day trips and tours from or near Manila this 2021? Check out this list!


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 and tours from Metro Manila. 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 from Manila that you can do - that you, your friends and family will surely have fun and enjoy.

Below, I listed some of the best day trips or day tours from Manila that you can do or avail for an exciting adventure. No need to go far to relax and enjoy especially if you have limited time. You can always go on a day trips in many destinations near Metro Manila such as Batangas, Zambales, Laguna, Cavite, Rizal, Subic, Pampanga, Bulacan, Pangasinan, and of course, Tagaytay.

With this, let me share to you some of my

Recommended Day Trips and Weekend Getaways from Metro Manila 2021



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

  1. Tagaytay Day Tour
  2. Taal Volcano in Batangas
  3. Villa Jovita + Tagaytay Day Tour
  4. Hundred Islands Pangasinan
  5. Mountain Lake Resort in Laguna
  6. Bolinao Pangasinan Day Tour
  7. The Farm at San Benito in Batangas
  8. Pagsanjan Falls in Laguna
  9. Cabongaoan Beach + Death Pool in Pangasinan
  10. Kubs Mountain Resort Day Tour
  11. Bituin Cove Island Hopping in Batangas
  12. Tanay Rizal Day Tour
  13. Cintai Corito's Garden in Batangas
  14. Luljetta's Hanging Gardens in Antipolo
  15. Mt. Pugad + The Peak Campsite Tour
  16. Villa Escudero in Quezon
  17. Enchanted Kingdom in Laguna
  18. Dinosaurs Island in Clark
  19. Laki Beach and Five Fingers Cove in Bataan
  20. Sepoc Island in Batangas
  21. Anilao Diving Experience
  22. Discover Freediving in Batangas
  23. Subic Island Hopping Day Tour
  24. Paragliding Experience in Cavite
  25. Mt. Gulugod Baboy Day Hike + Sombrero Island
  26. Mt. Binacayan in Rizal
  27. Fortune Island in Batangas
  28. Aqua Planet in Clark
  29. ATV Adventure in Antipolo Rizal
  30. Mt. Pinatubo in Tarlac
  31. Corregidor Island in Cavite
  32. Stilts Calatagan in Batangas
  33. Potipot Island Beach in Zambales
  34. Mt. Batulao in Batangas
  35. Mt. Daraitan in Rizal
  36. Mt. Maculot in Batangas
  37. Splash Island in Laguna
  38. Masungi Georeserve in Rizal
  39. Art and Heritage Day Tour in Antipolo City
  40. Caliraya Resort Club in Lumban Laguna
  41. Tagaytay and Fantasy World Day Tour in Batangas
  42. Tree Top Adventure in Subic
  43. Torres Farm & Resort Day Tour in Cavite
  44. Inflatable Island in Subic
  45. Hiking and Yangil Tribe Experience in Zambales
  46. Nagpatong Rock Day Hike in Rizal
  47. Mt. Manalmon in Bulacan
  48. Maragondon Riverfront Garden Resort in Cavite
  49. Hidden Valley Springs in Laguna
  50. Mount Purro Nature Reserve in Rizal

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1. Tagaytay Day Trip


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!

Go on a day trip to Tagaytay and enjoy the cold weather, breezy picnic and a breathtaking views overlooking Taal Lake from Tagaytay's famed Picnic Grove. Visit People's Park, otherwise known as the Palace in the Sky, and have a day of fun at Sky Ranch Theme Park that will surely by a fun and memorable experience for the whole family.

BOOK A TAGAYTAY 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.'


3. Villa Jovita + Tagaytay Day Tour


Be closer to nature with this day trip to Villa Jovita and Tagaytay City! Experience Bali and New Zealand at the same time with Villa Jovita’s giant swing, hanging nests, and hobbit houses that will surely be a memorable experience. Not to be missed is the relaxing dip in their natural spring pools surrounded by bamboo trees while you enjoy the serene view of the nature.

In this Villa Jovita + Tagaytay Day Tour you will get to visit and enjoy Taal Basilica / Heritage, Villa Jovita, Bali Corner/Giant Swing, Giant Nests/View Deck, Hobbiton of New Zealand, Riverside Pool, Twin Lakes Tagaytay, Gingerbread House, Reptiland and Rowena's Pasalubong.

BOOK A VILLA JOVITA + TAGAYTAY DAY TOUR HERE


Hundred Islands Pangasinan Itinerary Tourist Spots

4. Hundred Islands in Alaminos


Composed of 123 islands and islets, Hundred Islands National Park in Alaminos City, is considered as one of the top tourist spots and attractions in Pangasinan. When exploring Hundred Islands, you could enjoy a day of island hoppinh while enjoying a refreshing swim on the different the islands' cool and crystal waters. Among the more than 100 islands of this amazing national park, my recommended must-visit are: Virgin Island, Centruty Island, Cathedral Island, Crocodile and Turtle Islands, Devil's Island, Scout Island and Marcos Island and Imelda Cave.

For ease and convenience, I highly recommend availing a Hundred Islands Pangasinan Day Tour from Manila. This tour package includes convenient private transfer service from Manila to Pangasinan, admission to attractions, environmental fees, boat rental and tour guide.

BOOK A HUNDRED ISLANDS DAY TOUR HERE!


DAY TRIPS FROM MANILA TOURS NEAR METRO MANILA
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5. Mountain Lake Resort in Laguna


This recreational resort near Lake Caliraya offers a variety of amenities that are sure to take your stress away! Enjoy an amazing day tour at Mountain Lake Resort and get to try some of their facilities perfect for a fun bonding activity with your family and friends. You can enjoy their swimming pool, face your fears and cross their hanging bridge, or enjoy an exhilarating ride at their zipline.

PURCHASE A RESORT DAY ACCESS HERE


Bolinao Pangasinan Day Tour Itinerary and Tourist Spots

6. Bolinao Pangasinan Day Tour


  • Head over to Bolinao, Pangasinan and discover its natural and historical wonders!
  • Start your outdoor adventure with a trip to Bolinao Falls 1, 2, or 3, where you can take a cool dip in its clear turquoise waters.
  • Visit the iconic landmarks of the town, such as the St. James Parish and Cape Bolinao.
  • Be mesmerized by Patar's unique rock formations and unspoiled beaches.
  • The tour includes convenient round-trip transfers from Metro Manila, parking fee and tour guide fees.

AVAIL A BOLINAO DAY TOUR!


Top Things to do in Batangas Tourist Spots and Attractions
Photo from Klook

7. The Farm at San Benito in Batangas


Located in Lipa City, The Farm at San Benito is an eco-luxury and medical wellness resort in Batangas. The resort offers a wide variety of holistic wellness treatments for your physical, psychoemotional, and spiritual well-being. You could avail spa treatments with lunch on discounted rates from Klook! This includes:
  • Whole day access to The Farm at San Benito
  • Participation in daily movement and fitness activities (yoga, meditation, power walks, functional fitness)
  • Use of the resort facilities (swimming pools, meditation pavilions, and pure energy gym)
  • Choice of 60-minute Relaxology or Relaxation Massage
  • Healthy vegan snack lunch at Alive
  • Afternoon tea at 3:30 PM

RESERVE A DAY PASS AT THE FARM HERE!


Pagsanjan Falls Laguna

8. 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!


9. Cabongaoan Beach + Death Pool


  • Escape from the city and visit this untouched gem of Burgos, Pangasinan!
  • Feel relaxed as you bask in the sun and swim in its crystal blue waters.
  • Go on an adventure and try out the famous Death Pool which is just a short trek from the beach.

For ease and convenience, you may avail a Cabongaoan Beach + Death Pool Tour from Manila, which includes round-trip transportation, toll fees and parking fees.

BOOK A CABONGAOAN BEACH + DEATH POOL DAY TOUR HERE!


10. Kubs Mountain Resort Day Tour


  • Perfect for a quick summer breather, this day trip to Kubs Mountain Resort will surely give you the relaxation you need!
  • Be one with nature while you enjoy the cold mountain breeze and overlooking views of Sierra Madre

Go on a day tour to Kubs Mountain Resort with a tour package offered by Klook! Package includes transportation, environmental fees, entrance fees and cottage rental.

RESERVE A KUBS MOUNTAIN RESORT DAY PASS HERE


DAY TRIPS FROM MANILA TOURS NEAR METRO MANILA
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11. Bituin Cove Island Day Tour in Batangas


Go island hopping, cliff diving and fish feeding all in one day for an exciting, fun-filled day tour. Day tour package includes island hopping adventure, roundtrip boat transfers, entrance fees, ecological fees and use of life vest.

BOOK A BITUIN COVE DAY TOUR HERE!



12. Tanay, Rizal Day Tour from Manila


  • Just a few hours ride from Manila, discover what Rizal has to offer by joining this day tour on Klook!
  • Experience Bali in Tanay and enjoy a relaxing kawa bath while overlooking the breathtaking views of the mountains.
  • Expect a jam-packed schedule as you'll visit the following destinations: El Patio Razon, Sierra Madre, Daranak Falls, Calinawan Cave, Regina Rica Shrine, Windmill Farm, and Celossian Flower Farm.

JOIN A TANAY RIZAL DAY TOUR HERE


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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. Luljetta's Hanging Gardens in Antipolo


Located in Antipolo City, the first and only hanging gardens and spa in the Philippines. It is charming resort known for its spa treatments, relaxing facilities and infinity pool overlooking the lush surroundings and Laguna de Bay. If you buy a Luljetta's Hanging Gardens Spa Day Pass from Klook, you get to access to the spa's facilities which includes locker, sauna, heated jacuzzi, hydro-massage pool, infinity pools, Dr. Fish Spa and meditation lounges. It also comes with free us of slippers, traditional bathrobe and towel. Plus, you get to have a taste of Antipolo's best suman.

RESERVE LULJETTA'S SPA DAY PASS HERE!



15. Mt. Pugad + The Peak Campsite Tour


  • Explore the best natural wonders of Tanay, Rizal when you join this tour!
  • Start your day with an early hike and catch the sunrise atop Mt. Pugad.
  • After lunch, you can opt to visit Batis sa Gubat for a quick refreshing dip or Ridges and Clouds for yet another scenic view of the mountains.
  • Enjoy stargazing during your camp at The Peak when you book their overnight package.

JOIN A MT. PUGAD + THE PEAK CAMPSITE TOUR HERE


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16. Villa Escudero Plantations and Resort


Located in Tiaong, Quezon, Villa Escudero offers a relaxing getaway with a cultural twist. Ideal for the whole family as well as barkadas, it's an awesome day trip near Manila where you could learn and appreciate Filipino culture and tradition, ride bamboo raft, and feast on Filipino dishes while enjoying a man-made waterfall. For ease and convenience, I highly recommend getting day tour package at Villa Escudero which already includes round trip transfers, English speaking tour guide, Welcome drinks, lunch, carabao cart ride, entrance fees to Villa Escudero and use of the swimming pool.. They also have accommodation facilities if you want to stay overnight. It is an awesome getaway to relax and enjoy the time with your family while embracing Filipino culture and heritage, and of course Filipino food!

BOOK A VILLA ESCUDERO DAY TOUR HERE!


AGILA The Eksperience at Enchanted Kingdom

17. Enchanted Kingdom


Theme and amusement parks are not just for kids, it's for adults too! Enchanted Kingdom is a theme park in Sta. Rosa, Laguna where the whole family or group of friends can enjoy a day of magical adventure and fun rides. Not to missed is their newest attraction, AGILA: The EKsperience which is the first flight simulation ride showcasing the beauty and wonders of the Philippines.

BUY DISCOUNTED ENCHANTED KINGDOM TICKETS HERE


DAY TRIPS FROM MANILA TOURS NEAR METRO MANILA
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18. Dinosaurs Island in Clark


A fun and exciting holiday for the whole family, Dinosaurs Island in Clark, Pampanga is an awesome day trip destination near Metro Manila. Here, you could see dinosaurs come to life with the park's amazing of animatronics technology. Get thrilled with Tyrannosaurus Rex, Spinosaurus, Stegosaurus, Iguanodon, Triceratops, and other dinosaur species at Dinosaurs Island!

BUY DISCOUNTED DINOSAURS ISLAND TICKETS HERE


DAY TRIPS FROM MANILA TOURS NEAR METRO MANILA
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19. Laki Beach and Five Fingers Cove Day Tour in Mariveles Bataan


Are you ready for a thrilling adventure? Enjoy a day tour to Laki Beach and Five Fingers Cove in Mariveles Bataan. See the beautiful beaches, pristine islands, and amazing rock formation of Mariveles in Bataan, just a few hours from Manila! Capture the picturesque sceneries, have fun at the sunny beach or climb the rocky mountains. Its definitely a day not to be missed!

BOOK A DAY TRIP TO LAKI BEACH & FIVE FINGERS COVE HERE


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20. Sepoc Island Day Tour


Sepoc Island is a nice and lovely beach cove in Batangas with clear waters, semi-white sand, and surrounded with high stone cliffs. Here, you could enjoy swimming in the beach's clear waters, bask in the sun, climb the hill, go picnicking, or just about anything. Don't forget to take a lot of Instagram-worthy photos! You can enjoy a day tour at Sepoc Island with Sombrero Island Day Tour in Batangas for as low as ₱ 2,010 pesos!

BOOK A DAY TOUR ON SEPOC ISLAND HERE


Best Diving Spots in Anilao Batangas

21. Anilao Diving Experience


Anilao is where most people go to learn how to dive since the 1960's. Many also believe that this it is where scuba diving originated in the Philippines. As "Luzon's premier dive destination,", learning how to dive is also one of the best things to do when in Anilao. If you want to learn diving or have an introductory course, Anilao the best place to be! Enjoy an Anilao Diving Experience Day Trip from Manila and see beautiful aquatic species, witness the rich marine biodiversity, and experience the natural underwater wonders of Batangas.

BOOK A SCUBA DIVING EXPERIENCE HERE


LEARN FREEDIVING IN BATANGAS DAY TRIPS FROM MANILA TOURS NEAR METRO MANILA
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22. Discover Freediving in Batangas


Want to learn freediving? Just go to Batangas where you could avail a course on proper and safe freediving. Your course will begin with a classroom session focusing on dive theories and will be followed by a 2-hour open water application. Here, you'll be taught of the fundamentals of freediving. Afterwards, they will teach you how to comfortably dive up to 10 meters deep. Explore the underwater world with this freediving class by APNEA Philippines!

BOOK A FREEDIVING CLASS HERE



23. Subic Island Hopping with Korean BBQ Lunch


Go on a day of island hopping in Subic! This tour will take you in a convenient and exciting day trip around three of the most popular island destinations in Subic, namely Lancet Point, Sampaloc Beach, and Masantol Beach. The tour package includes snorkeling tour, entrance fee, delicious Korean BBQ lunch that includes all your favorite korean dishes, snorkeling gear rental, and free use of towel, shower area and changing room.

BOOK A SUBIC ISLAND HOPPING DAY TOUR HERE!


DAY TRIPS FROM MANILA TOURS NEAR METRO MANILA
Photo from Klook

24. Paragliding Experience


  • Go out of your comfort zone and take a once in a lifetime experience with this paragliding adventure!
  • This thrilling activity is located in Cavite, just a quick drive away from the busy city
  • Choose between a morning or afternoon session and let the wind take you to see the breathtaking views of Manila
  • All paragliding flights are safely tandemed with professional certified pilots from Paragliding Philippines Inc., ensuring you of topmost fun and security
  • Tick off this bucketlist-worthy experience and book on Klook!

BOOK AN PARAGLIDING EXPERIENCE HERE



25. Mt. Gulugod Baboy Day Hike with Sumbrero Island


Hike through the forest and beautiful rolling hills of Mt. Galugod Baboy in Anilao, Batangas! Cool down and swim in the pristine waters of Sombrero island after the hike This tour includes Chartered boat ride from Anilao to Sumbrero Island and back to Anilao, registration fees and other applicable entrance fees, services of adventure guides and local guide fees.

JOIN MT. GULUGOD BABOY DAY HIKE HERE


DAY TRIPS FROM MANILA TOURS NEAR METRO MANILA
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26. Mt. Binacayan Day Hike in Rizal


  • Mt. Binacayan is known for its limestone formation with a magnificent view of Sierra Madre and Rizal province from its peak.
  • Experience something new with its minor bouldering parts which makes this destination challenging for some beginners.
  • Catch the magnificent sea of clouds as the sun rises over the town in the morning.
  • Swim in the river that flows through and in between Mt. Binacayan and Mt. Pamitinan to end the day.


Go on a day hike to Mt. Binacayan with a tour package offered by Klook! It includes registration fees, DENR fees, and other applicable entrance fees, services of adventure guides, local guide fees and other freebies.

RESERVE MT. BINACAYAN DAY HIKE HERE


Beaches in Batangas
Photo from JV Fernando

27. Fortune Island Day Tour


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

Batangas is where you could find the best beaches near Metro Manila. 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!


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28. Aqua Planet in Clark


Aqua Planet is now one of the most popular water parks near Metro Manila. Located in Clark Pampanga, it is dubbed as the one of the biggest and most modern water parks in Asia. Located just 2 hours away from Metro Manila, you could spend a memorable day with your family and friends at Aqua Planet enjoying all 38 exhilarating water slides and attractions inside the this world-class water theme park fit for all ages.

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Aqua Planet is now the most popular water park near Metro Manila, so expect many people wanting to go there. You can buy your tickets at the ticket booths located at the entrance of the water park. Expect long lines at the ticket booths especially during weekends, long weekends and summer season. For ease and convenience, I highly recommend that you book your Aqua Planet tickets in advance. You can buy it online at discounted rates when you use a promo code via Klook.

PURCHASE AQUA PLANET TICKETS HERE


DAY TRIPS FROM MANILA TOURS NEAR METRO MANILA
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29. ATV Adventure in Antipolo Rizal


Nothing beats the idea of exploring the natural wonders of rural Philippines. Take a refreshing break from the hustle and bustle of Metro Manila and join an ATV adventure in Rizal! Embrace Mother Nature and welcome a new experience by discovering the forest, rivers, and a waterfall. Tucked in the middle of the mountains of Sierra Madre, the jump off point is an ideal spot to kick off your adventure.

AVAIL AN ATV ADVENTURE HERE!


Why Visit Mount Pinatubo
Photo from Gil Lian

30. 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!



Corregidor Island Cavite

31. 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 HISTORICAL TRAM DAY TOUR HERE!

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32. Stilts Calatagan Day Tour


If enjoying a beach in Batangas 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!


DAY TRIPS FROM MANILA TOURS NEAR METRO MANILA
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33. 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!


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34. 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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35. 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!


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36. 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!


DAY TRIPS FROM MANILA TOURS NEAR METRO MANILA
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37. Splash Island


Want to escape the summer heat in Metro Manila? Why not go on a day trip to Splash Island? Dubbed as Laguna's biggest water park, Splash Island is located in San Pedro Laguna and offers more than 20 slides, rides, and attractions designed to provide you a day filled with aqua thrills! A day in Splash Island will surely be a fun and exciting holiday for the whole family.

BUY DISCOUNTED SPLASH ISLAND TICKETS HERE


DAY TRIPS FROM MANILA TOURS NEAR METRO MANILA
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38. Masungi Georeserve Day Tour


Are you ready for a thrilling adventure? Enjoy a day tour to Masungi Georeserve located at the Southern Sierra Madre range in Baras, Rizal. Experience a memorable adventure with nature as you go through caves, stone trails, rope courses, and a hanging bridge 600 meter above sea level. How cool is that?! For ease and convenience, you can avail a Masungi Georeserve Day Tour which includes round trip transfers between Makati and Masungi Georeserve, snacks, guide, and access to the facilities. That's hassle-free trip to Masungi Georeserve!

BOOK A MASUNGI GEORESERVE DAY TOUR HERE


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39. Antipolo City Art and Heritage Private Day Tour


Antipolo is blessed with lots of historical and cultural sites that echo its vibrant art scene. They say you haven't been to the city if you haven't visited one of its museums. Visit the Pinto Art Museum, one of Antipolo's most regarded museums that you shouldn’t miss. With this private tour, you'll also explore Carlos Botong Francisco Museum, Blanco Museum, Nemiranda Arthouse, and more! You can book a day tour to Antipolo and enjoy a comfortable and convenient trip to each destination aboard a private air-conditioned van. Learn the long history and cultural significance of each site with the help of an English-speaking guide.

BOOK AN ANTIPOLO ART & HERITAGE DAY TOUR HERE



40. Caliraya Resort Club in Lumban Laguna


Known as one of the "best resorts in Laguna," Caliraya Resort Club is a 7.6-hectare resort located on top of a mountain in the lush mountainside area of Brgy. Lewin in Lumban, Laguna. Being a resort near Metro Manila, it is an awesome place to have a quick escape with your family and friends to get away from the hustle and bustle, and to beat the summer heat of the metropolis.

Go on a day tour to Caliraya Resort in Laguna and enjoy the resort’s exciting amenities including 3 swimming pools, wave pool, obstacle courses, giant earthball game, and more!

PURCHASE A CALIRAYA RESORT DAY PASS HERE


DAY TRIPS FROM MANILA TOURS NEAR METRO MANILA
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41. Tagaytay and Fantasy World Day Tour


A popular weekend destination, Tagaytay is a must-visit near Metro Manila. Aside from it's cool climate and breathtaking views, it is also very near Batangas where you could find the "abandoned castle" called Fantasy World. Enjoy a day tour in Tagaytay and Fantasy World for as low as ₱ 2,860 pesos! This includes 12-hour tour, round trip hotel transfers, local English-speaking guide, and entrance fees to Fantasy World and Twin Lakes.

BOOK TAGAYTAY & FANTASY WORLD DAY TOUR HERE


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42. 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 ACTIVITIES IN SUBIC HERE


43. Torres Farm & Resort Day Tour in Cavite


Go on a "tour around the world" at Torres Farm and Resort! Located in Naic, Cavite, this huge resort property features replicas of many popular tourist spots and attractions from around the world where you could take selfies and your IG-worthy photos. As a resort, they also offer room accommodations if you wish to stay overnight. They also have several swimming pools and restaurant to cater to your cravings. This is an awesome destination near Metro Manila!

For ease and convenience, you may avail a Torres Farm and Resort Day Tour from Manila. The tour includes roundtrip van transfer from Manila, tour coordinator, toll fess, fuel expenses and parking fee.

JOIN A TORRES FARM & RESORT DAY TRIP HERE


CHEAP AFFORDABLE DAY TOURS FROM MANILA
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44. 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!


DAY TRIPS FROM MANILA TOURS NEAR METRO MANILA
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45. Hiking and Yangil Tribe Experience in Zambales


Go on a memorable hike in Zambales and get to know the wonderful culture of the Aetas in Yangil Village. Kick off your adventure at Circle Hostel in Sitio Liwliwa where you will meet your friendly and professional guide. Be up close and personal with the indigenous tribe as you spend a day with them. Take in the breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains while traveling along the volcanic ash trail to the village. Once there, you'll plant a tree, try archery, and dance to their music! You'll also enjoy a delicious and filling lunch prepared by the friendly villagers. You'll be surprised that the tribe heavily relies on its environment for livelihood and beliefs. By booking this tour, you help the Aeta tribe rebuild their forest of 3,000,000 trees. Wrap up the experience when you watch the beautiful sunset in San Felipe.

JOIN THIS TOUR!


LIST OF DAY TRIPS TOURS FROM MANILA
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46. Nagpatong Rock Day Hike in Rizal


Nagpatong Rock in Rizal is known for its unique structure that looks like big rocks piled on top of one another, forming a tower. On this day tour, you could experience climbing it vertically—using a rope ladder—to get up to the most photographed spot.

JOIN THIS NAGPATONG ROCK DAY TOUR HERE!


DAY TRIPS FROM MANILA TOURS NEAR METRO MANILA

47. Mt. Manalmon Day Hike


Ideal for beginners, hiking Mt. Manalmon in San Miguel Bulacan is quite a easy and "walk in the park" type of hiking experience. I've been here twice, and I highly recommend it for anyone who just want to try hiking. Here, you could see amazing amazing rock formations and enjoy swimming in the clear waters of Madlum River. It is an ideal getaway to any outdoor enthusiasts looking for a quick and easy day trip from Metro Manila.

BOOK A MT. MANALMON DAY HIKE HERE!


RIVERFRONT GARDEN RESORT IN CAVITE: Overnight Stay, Day Tour, Room Rates, Entrance Fee, How to get there and More!

48. Maragondon Riverfront Garden Resort Day Tour


Just 2 hours away from Metro Manila, Riverfront Garden Resort is a nature-inspired resort in Maragondon, Cavite. A one of a kind nature resort, it is a lovely place of tranquility and worry-free environment where guests can relax and commune with nature. Here you can take a dip in their infinity pool overlooking the river, and enjoy the peaceful vibe of of nature surrounding you. You can indulge in their delicious local cuisine, served in al fresco dining experience. Other resort facilities include guest rooms, a restaurant, 2 swimming pools, 1 kiddie pool, gazebo, open hut cottages, tree house and many more!

Maragondon Riverfront Garden Resort Day Tour from Manila


For ease and convenience, I highly recommend joining a Maragondon Riverfront Garden Resort Day Tour from Manila. This tour will let you enjoy the resort on a day tour for as low as ₱ 1,638 pesos. Included on the tour package are: roundtrip van transfer (Manila-Cavite-Manila), driver's fee, drivers meal, toll fees, gas and parking fees, environmental fee, coordinator on board and entrance fee to Riverfront Garden Resort.

BOOK A RIVERFRONT GARDEN RESORT DAY TOUR HERE!


DAY TRIPS FROM MANILA TOURS NEAR METRO MANILA
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49. 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!


DAY TRIPS FROM MANILA TOURS NEAR METRO MANILA
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23. Mount Purro Nature Reserve


Going to Antipolo is one of the best out-of-town destinations near Metro Manila without sacrificing too much time and effort, and of course budget. If you're looking for an amazing adventure with nature, why not visit Mount Purro Nature Reserve? Tucked in the foothills of Sierra Madre Mountain Range, Mount Purro Nature Reserve is your next sweet escape away from the busy city life. You can enjoy a day dour at Mount Purro for as low as ₱ 905 pesos per person! This includes lunch buffet at Loli's Kitchen, full access to MPNR facilities (Hiking trails, swimming pool, nature playscape, open field, game room, cabanas and gazebos), and shower facilities.

BOOK A MT. PURRO 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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