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Taal Volcano

Address: Luzon, Philippines
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Ranked #39 of 1,095 things to do in Batangas Province
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Type: Volcanos, Nature & Parks
Owner description: Taal Volcano is located about 60 km (about 37 miles) south of Metro...
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Type: Volcanos, Nature & Parks
Owner description: Taal Volcano is located about 60 km (about 37 miles) south of Metro Manila. Last major eruption was reported back in 1965 that affected villages in the surrounding area.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

Talisay batangas ( the gateway to taal volcano) posted the taal volcano ordinance pricerate for every tourist who wants to visit. Php 1500-------- for roundtrip boatride ( max.of 6 persons.) Php 500--------for local tourguide ( for the whole group. Php 450/each--for roudtrip horseback riding with personal asistant... Php 50/each--- for tourism entrance fee Php 50 /each---for boat terminal fee You... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

Its an once a life time adventure..can you ever imagine going on a boat trip to reach an Iceland .. Then from the Iceland shore you take a horse ride up the hill to discover that your not in an Iceland rather its the volcano mouth itself smoking around you in deferent spots

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

The tricycle ride down costs about P150, the boat ride P1500, island entrance fee P50, and the ride back up P200. Don't pay much more than this, don't pay 50 for the foot bridge, the horse ride, face mask, souvenir picture or hat rental -- unless you wanted those things ahead of time, they are a waste of money. Try... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 NEW

Went there by myself. Like to share it here. Neither the cheapest nor the best. I took the train all the way to Gil Puyat station. Right below the station is the bus terminal. I took the DLTB bus (red colour with wifi on board) that cost me P83 to Tagaytay. Asked the conductor to tell me when arrived. About... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 NEW

Great nature and landscapes. But the experience is partly spoiled from the huge number of horses transporting numerous tourists to the volcano crater. Be aware that the path is dusty because of all the poor horses running up and down. If you want to be there before the horses yoy have to start at 5 AM from Manila or stay... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 NEW

Apparently some visitors can swim in the volcano's lake. I would have liked to have experienced that. The view is great. The hike up is gradual. A guide is not necessary, but paying for one is a good gesture. The people are friendly. The boat rides to the island on which the crater is located are fast too.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

To reach here, what I did was i chartered a long boat, headed to the island and then ride a horse for about an hour and a half travelled all the way up under the hot burning sun to the top and had a nice view of the volcano! When I was there I was lucky to see soot from... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

I must see went across to the volcana by boat, then took a donkey ride to the top . One of the best day trips ever, worth ever dollar...

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

A quick day trip to Taal Volcano from Manila was a great way to get out of hustle and bustle of the Metro. It's a do-able trip on your own without a tour group or guide. The 2 hr drive to Tagaytay is not a memorable one, but it was interesting to see the people and streets outside of the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

What an amazing view!!! Went here to stay away from the hustle and bustle. Relaxing:-) Gotta have some bulalo as well!

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