EXPLORE MANADO CITY

SLW – 03

North Sulawesi enjoys a tiny share on the top northern tip of the island with Manado as the only advanced city. While this city is not a tourist trap itself, Manado is still worth a tour for its peculiar culinary. Don’t be surprised when you visit food street there as you’ll find lots of grilled snacks made of rats, bats even parts of pythons. Too extreme? Just try the tasty local delicacy easily found along the sidewalks including fried banana with sauce of Roa fish, Tinutuan porridge, The Indonesian pie ”klappertaart” and more.

North Sulawesi has its own diving allure too. It’s named Bunaken Sea Park and it’s located just 45 minutes away from the downtown. The underwater is superlative with more than 300 types of coral and 3000 species of fish. Diving there mainly follow the attractive vertical walls that are packed with abundant sponges and phenomenally colorful life. On your lucky day, you’ll even be able to meet the super rare dugongs and the prehistoric Coelacanth. Check out the beauty yourselves and find more never before seen species at Bunaken.

 

This package will bring you mainly to discover all the highlights of Manado city and its neighboring Bunaken Sea Park. Find the complete itinerary on the following detail:

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Hawksbill turtle minggle with the other marine resident at Bunaken

Package Details

General Info

MANADO CITY – BUNAKEN MARINE PARK


Tour code: SLW – 03

 

About this trip:

Season: All periods
Duration: 3 days / 2 nights
Grade: Easy – Moderate level
Activities: Snorkeling/Diving, Cultural & Historical Sightseeing
Accommodation: 2 nights hotel (2N Manado)

Price

Price per Person (in IDR)

 

Category

2-3 Persons

4-5 Persons

6 Persons – up

Basic Price
(Guest House/1★ hotel)
2.885.000
2.120.000
1.990.000
Budget Price
(2★/3★ hotel)
3.200.000
2.400.000
2.250.000
Comfort Price
(4★ hotel)
3.600.000
2.800.000
2.650.000

 

Notes:

  • High season surcharge will be applied and informed accordingly (effective on weekends, International & National Public Holidays).
  • All prices are valid until April 2017.
  • Prices are applicable for International market.
  • Subject to change without prior notice.
  • Email us to book this trip.

Day 01 : Arrival at Manado Airport – Manado City Tour (D)

  • Your plane will arrive at Sam Ratulangi National Airport Manado approximately in the afternoon
  • You’ll be picked up by our representative who will drive you around Manado downtown for city tour
  • Manado is a city sprinkled with many historical buildings that most of them are located at Chinatown
  • You have plenty of time to tour around the old town and see closely the local lifestyle
  • Klenteng or Chinese temple is always an interesting spot to see at every Chinatown. At Chinatown Manado, it’s named Ban Hin Kiong which was built more than 300 years ago and becomes the most important temple in Manado
  • We are now visiting Taman Kesatuan Bangsa (Nation Unity Square) which is adorned with the statue of Dotu Lolong Lasut, Manado city founding father
  • Let’s then take a look at Zero Point Monument that stands precisely in the middle of Jl. Sam Ratulangi crossroad. It’s one of historical icons in Manado which is already around during Dutch era
  • Proceed to Sentrum Church which is the oldest church in Manado that stands next to Monument of World War 2
  • There is a perfect place to enjoy sunset in Manado and every visitors never skip this point, neither do you.
  • This place is a city square at the beach. You can enjoy double treats there : the burning orange sun over the sea and the sparkling beach-front square at night
  • Afterwhich, we’ll take you to your hotel for check in and take a rest
  • Immerse yourself at tasty dinner at local restaurant

Day 02 : Bunaken Marine Park – Local Cuisine Tour – Shopping Tour (B,L,D)

  • You’ll be served dinner at the hotel
  • Gear up as our destination today is the infamous Bunaken Marine Park, off the northwest coast of Manado
  • Our driver is ready to take you to Marina harbor where you’ll transfer to glass bottom boat
  • The trip to Bunaken takes no more than 50 minutes with unlimited underwater view seen from the glass bottom
  • We’ll take you go around the park to ejoy more of the pristine scenery before stop at Bunaken island, the main island of the marine reserve
  • The next half of the day will be mostly spend here. So, hurry and put your snorkeling gear on
  • Bunaken is one of diving darlings in Manado. The coral is still healthy and the fish are more than plenty. It’s most famous for vertical reef walls dotting some of the diving spots. At the deeper sea, you’ll even be able to meet the endangered dugongs and the living prehistoric fish Coelacanth
  • Take a short rest for lunch at local restaurant on Bunaken
  • The boat will take you back the mainland before sunset
  • We’re taking you to sample the rich local cuisine at some of the best food street spots. You’ll try fried banana, sauce of Roa fish, klappertaart and more
  • At the end of the day, there is a shopping session at the biggest souvenir shop in Manado, the Grand Merciful Building
  • Get back to hotel for dinner and take a rest

Day 03 : Manado – Airport (B)

  • Enjoy your morning meal at the hotel
  • You have time to pack up all your belongings before check-out
  • Mid-morning, our driver will take you to Manado airport to catch your afternoon flight
  • The tour ends as you arrive at the airport
  • Thank you for choosing Xplorea.com. See you soon!

What's Included and Not

  • Transportation service usage AC coach Yes
  • Accommodation at selected hotel / similar (Twin/Triple sharing)Yes
  • Meal as mentioned in the itinerary : B/Breakfast, L/Lunch, D/Dinner Yes
  • Entrance fee as mentioned in the itinerary Yes
  • English speaking guide Yes
  • Driver services Yes
  • Boat service to Bunaken Yes
  • Air Ticket No
  • Travel insurance No
  • Personal expenses (alcoholic beverages, laundry, telephone, etc)No
  • Tips to the guide & driver No

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