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Address: Botolan, Luzon, Philippines
Phone Number: 639199349474
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Mount Pinatubo is an active stratovolcano in the Cabusilan Mountains on the...

Mount Pinatubo is an active stratovolcano in the Cabusilan Mountains on the island of Luzon, near the tri-point of the Philippine provinces of Zambales, Tarlac, and Pampanga. Before the volcanic activities of 1991, its eruptive history was unknown to most people. It was heavily eroded, inconspicuous and obscured from view. It was covered with dense forest which supported a population of several thousand indigenous people, the Aetas, who fled to the mountains during the Spanish conquest of the Philippines.

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A great place with fantastic views!

Ok, so Mt. Pinatubo is a really enchanting place. A long walk alright - but isn't that considered a part of the trek?! We went with Tripinas public tour - and well, the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Singapore
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10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Ok, so Mt. Pinatubo is a really enchanting place. A long walk alright - but isn't that considered a part of the trek?! We went with Tripinas public tour - and well, the transportation from Manila town to Pinatubo wasn't fantastic, but the attraction itself was oh-so-worth it! A good 1.5-2 hr trek will get you there, after another 1hr+... More 

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Thank Ashok B
Las PInas
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131 reviews
78 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

After so many places that I've been to in the Philippines, this is one of the best attractions among many. TIP: if you are driving your own car, you can book directly with the Capas town Tourism office so it would be cheaper. Though booking with a tour organizer is convenient, it would also be more costly. For a group... More 

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Thank JrlnLP
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47 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I'm not really a sporty active trekker, but I wanted to see the majestic Mt Pinatubo, so my friends and I went. We coordinated with Tripinas and made arrangements for our trek. It's P1950 per person which already includes the 4x4 jeepney ride and a personal tour guide. Things to remember: - try to practice yourself physically, especially if you're... More 

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Thank PauTheCarabao
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4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I was able to trek to Mt. Pinatubo in December of 2015. Our group left the Metro at around 3AM, and we were able to reach Brgy Juliana by around 6am. We left the drop off point a few minutes after via the ATV ride, and boy it was one hell of a ride! The view while you're on the... More 

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Thank Arnold S
Isabela
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115 reviews
66 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Rising from the ashes of a devastating volcanic eruption, Mount Pinatubo has since become a must-see tourist destination. It only takes a 90-minute drive to Capas, Tarlac, an hour inside the 4x4, and a two-hour trek, to see a glimpse of the crater lake from where a tragedy started that forever changed the lives of many.

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Thank Legend H
Quezon City, Philippines
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32 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Mt. Pinatubo can easily qualify as one of my most favorite climbs. Although, it can hardly be called a climb. It’s more of a hike in a desert of sand, ashes and seemingly painted rocks. Just to get to the crater of the now-sleeping volcano is an adventure that entailed all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) or 4×4 jeep ride on a grassy,... More 

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Thank followyouroad
Quezon City, Philippines
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46 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was a fun trek. I'm not even a trekker. I just tried it with friends. I enjoyed it. Upon arriving, there's no cellphone signal in any telecommunications. We jumped in in one of the 4x4 cars. It was breezy, and sunny at the same time. Took photos while moving. Upon reaching the start of the trek, we took photos... More 

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Thank Rdm D
Batangas Province, Philippines
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A 45mins- 1hr 4x4 bumpy ride,a 5-7kms trekking maybe almost 2.3hrs walking (it depends on your team's phase). It's hell of an adventure. Yeah it is,but when you reach the crater I'm telling you its all worth it.

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Thank Janssen M
Makati, Philippines
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Awesome Place a Beautiful Disaster however if you are planning to visit Mt.Pinatubo its better that you go directly to Capas Toursim Office try to google for contact numbers or Ate Sonia who owns a resort and the operator of mostly of all the 4x4 jeeps going to Mt. Pinatubo you may reach her at 09186021943. Mt. Pinatubo Expenses Guide... More 

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Valenzuela, Philippines
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26 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent Customer Service as well the actual service - The Driver, Guides and Ms.Hydee :) They also had the best rate that's why we get their service. For a hassle free package this is a go to place. Grabe ang ganda ng pinatubo sakto the weather is super okay! A beautiful disaster indeed ♥ Don't forget --> "Mt. Pinatubo Adventure... More 

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