‘Visit Philippines 2015′ Tour for Australians and New Zealanders launched

Taal Volcano by Alex Rebosa

Taal Volcano by Alex Rebosa

Discover the rich history and culture of the Philippines and experience the warm hospitality of the Filipino people.. Join the inaugural ‘Visit Philippines 2015′ Tour for Australia and New Zealand from 12-15 August 2015.

Explore the sights and sounds of Manila and the historical landmarks and rich culture of Taal. 

Visit Philippines 2015 is a project of the Philippine Department of Foreign Affairs, the Philippine Department of Tourism and the Tourism Promotions Board Philippines.

Sign up before 3 August 2015!

For details, please see the attached downloadable registration form.


Day 1: 12 August 2015, Wednesday

Arrival in Manila

Welcome reception at airport by Department of Tourism/Tourism Promotions Board

Transfer to hotel

Check-in at hotel

Overnight stay at hotel

Day 2: 13 August 2015, Thursday

Breakfast at hotel

Guided Tour of Malacañang Museum

Lunch at Illustrado Restaurant with Cultural Show

Manila City Tour

Courtesy Call on Hon. Albert F. del Rosario, Secretary of Foreign Affairs Department of Foreign Affairs

Return to hotel

Welcome Dinner

Overnight stay at hotel

Day 3: 14 August 2015, Friday

Breakfast at hotel

Proceed to Taal Heritage Tour with lunch

Visit to Basilica San Martin de Tours

Visit to Casaysay Area

Visit to Marcela Agoncillo Historical Landmark

Visit to Leon Apacible Historical Landmark

Lunch at local restaurant

After lunch proceed to Balisong, Embroidery and Panutsa Making

Return to Manila in the afternoon

Dinner at Ayala Museum

Overnight stay at Hotel

Day 4: 15 August 2015, Saturday

Breakfast at hotel




  • One-way airport transfers with meet and greet assistance by Rajah Tours Coordinators
  • (3) Nights stay at Nobu Hotel City of Dreams (5* Hotel)
  • Meals as stated in the itinerary
  • Tours as stated in the itinerary
  • Private air-conditioned vehicle service throughout the duration of tour
  • Services of an English-speaking and DOT accredited guide throughout the duration of tour


  • Meals not specified above
  • Personal expense throughout the stay

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