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Smokey Tours

Closed Now: 11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
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“slum tour”(150 reviews)
“market tour”(66 reviews)
“eye opening”(29 reviews)
About
Smokey Tours are not just bricks and mortar tours. We offer a special experience, believing that deep experience equals deep insight. We train and develop talents of people from underprivileged communities to run eye-opening tours around Metro...more
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Hours Today: 11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Manila, Luzon 1102, Philippines
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+63 917 578 5398
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I enjoyed the whole cemetery tour! I learned a lot of things about the history of the place, So Insightful! The Tour Guide is well managed when it comes to their guests. Good job! I’ll definitely recommend it!.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Choco R
Reviewed 5 days ago

we had the Cemetery tour last december 3 and the tour was better than i expected it to be. i am really happy and thankful for the opportunity. our tour guide Marjorie is really great . i can say that the whole tour is indeed...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank deannegonzalez
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tessie, the tourleader, was wonderful. With respect and knowledge we walked the tour. The tour gave me a very good idea about the living in the slums.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Leontinehamer
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our guide was a resident of the slums so had great insights to offer. She met us and briefed us as to what to expect and how to proceed. We took public transportation to the slums which she arranged and introduced us to her children...More

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Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had the slum tour today with Tessie. She was very informative and knowledgeable. She took good care of us. We felt very safe. People around were extremely friendly and welcomed us smiling and offering the little food they had. I recommand this tour to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank barbror721
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I joined the slumtour this time but definitely will book the markettour as well on next occasion, and probably redo the slumtour again. It is well organized and a great experience and absolute must to do when spending time in Manila, as it takes you...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank AlexSpoelma
Reviewed October 21, 2018 via mobile

We did these on separate days, both with Nympha who was excellent - informative and with a sense of humour. We love how she stops traffic. The Slum Tour is especially interesting and humbling and not done in an exploitative way... if you only have...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank winodazza
Reviewed October 11, 2018 via mobile

The slum tour was an incredible experience. Our guide was fantastic and showed us many interesting areas. I would recommend this tour to anyone.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Sam G
Reviewed October 11, 2018

I joined the Slum tour and the Cemetery tour. Both tours were very well organized and impressive. Both tour leaders are from the community itself and did a really good job showing us how life is for the underprivileged people in the Philippines. Especially the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Andor19841
Reviewed October 10, 2018

I highly recommend this tour with Tessie. A tour that will open your eyes to the world of lower than the poor class of the Philippines. The residents here probably only eat once a day, if so, and when we visited a home, a family...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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645maggiey
January 12, 2018|
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Response from bookings-smokeytours | Property representative |
Thank you for your question! Part of the experience is riding the bike yourself, our tour leader is highly trained so no worries about safety. Of course, you need to know how to ride a bike. If you have any other question... More
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Wings C
June 21, 2017|
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Yes . This is also a great way to meet new people .
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Penny L
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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