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Half a day in Manchester with a local

Half-Day Tour Of Manchester

4 hours

Half a day in Manchester with a local

Revitalised docklands, a waterfront arts venue and the Theatre of Dreams.

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4 hours

From $36.51  USD per person (based on 8 adults)

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  • From $36.51 USD pp (based on 8 adults)

  • Private & 100% personalized tour

  • 4 hours

  • Walking Tour

  • Hosted in English (On request: Arabic, Cantonese, French, German, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Portuguese, Spanish)

You’ll get to experience the city as if you’re with a friend who lives there - although since our Manchester hosts are all so friendly, they soon will be your friend.

Do you see yourself at Old Trafford, aka the Theatre of Dreams or is your vibe more a trendy, artistic neighbourhood? Sipping cocktails in the revitalised Salford Quays dockyards, having a tipple at a hip rooftop bar or a pint in a local pub? 

There’s more arts and culture here than you can shake a stick at (it’s a local expression, trust us) so you could check out an arts institution like The Lowry or discover life on Manchester’s canals. Just let us know what you’d like to experience, and we’ll do our best to make it happen.

After all, we know that a city is more than a place, but a feeling. And so that’s exactly what you’ll experience on your day with your host, as you discover Manchester your way.

    • Spend half a day with a host who will create an experience that's fully customised to your interests and what you'd most like to see
    • Fully immerse yourself in the atmosphere of Manchester, getting the best of what the city has to offer in a limited space of time
    • See some of the city’s iconic attractions, as well as some secret spots you wouldn’t find in a guidebook
    • Get a taste of what makes Manchester so iconic, with a twist – your stories will be authentic and all your own!
    • Get the scoop from your host on other areas to explore and exciting things to do whilst visiting Manchester
    • This experience will be personalized to you!
    • What’s included
    • 4 hour experience
    • Private and personalised
    • Walking experience ( if required, your host can suggest public transport or private taxi options )
    • Hotel meet-up ( available on request for central location )
    • What’s not included
    • Food and drink
    • Tickets to any attractions
    • Transportation costs
    • Gratuities (optional)
  • Your hotel/apartment or any other central location

  • Cancel 7 days before the experience for a full refund

    COVID-19 Flexible Policy: you can cancel for free up to a day before the experience and receive a full refund.

Meet our locals in

We will match you to the local host best suited to your requirements specified in our lovely post-booking questionnaire

How it works

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    Tell us about you! Once you book, fill in a quick questionnaire and tell us what you’d like from your experience.
    Tell us about you!
  • 2
    We introduce you to your perfect local Build your perfect tour and experience together
    We match you with a host
  • 3
    The best part! Experience the city like you would with a knowledgeable friend living there
    The best part!

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