Tour description

Duration: 3 Hours

Visit the Slums of Bataan Shipping and Engineering Company Compound or simply BASECO. Discover the resiliency of the residents making use of their limited resources for them to survive. Experience and understand the developing slums by the bay – the livelihood, battling produce from pollution ans as residents with mutualism for change. Stroll on alleys and see residents in their humble dwellings overcoming the challenge of protracted access for water and electricity. Delve deeper on the atrocities that these residents are engaging each day and see how they manage to keep their enthusiasm for tomorrows and uncertainties it bears.


SlumPrivate Tour

From: 4,795.00

Departure time *

Choose your departure time. At this time you will be picked up at your hotel / location.

Pickup / Drop off


1 person : ₱ 8,750.00
2 persons: ₱ 4,795.00 per person
3 persons: ₱ 4,295.00 per person
4 to 6 persons: ₱ 3,295.00 per person



You will be pick up at your hotel in Manila (Makati, Pasay, Ermita, Taguig) otherwise additional Php 500.00 in different location.

Drop off at Mc Donald Rizal Avenue, near LRT near Carriedo station

Meet up with your tour leader, tour briefing.

Jeepney ride to BASECO compound in Tondo

2 Hours walking tour around BASECO compound.

Places to visit:

Fishing Industry : Understand the battles slum fisherman are facing because of pollution.

Charcoal Making: See how charcoal is produced from driftwood

Residential Areas: Walk through the local’s houses and learn their condition

Slum Beach: Experience the grey sand of Baseco

Public Transportation: Experience public transportation in the Philippines as the tour leasders take you on a jeppney and tricycle.

Drop off at Palacio Del Governador in Intramuros after the tour.

Drive back to your hotel

Optional tour : Intramuros