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Taal Volcano

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Address: Luzon, Philippines
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Taal Volcano is located about 60 km (about 37 miles) south of Metro Manila....

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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Although over priced it's well worth the boat people try screw you over with extra prices . The view is amazing I would recommend hiking it's a short hike (watch out for the horse... read more

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Ballito, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Although over priced it's well worth the boat people try screw you over with extra prices . The view is amazing I would recommend hiking it's a short hike (watch out for the horse dung) definitely worth it.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Taal is a great place to go, even for a day visit out of Manila. You can get a private taxi or van to take you there for about 2500 pesos and it is worth it just to get out of the heat of Manila. There are many places to stay overnight or for a few days, but in all... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Taal Valcano last erupted in 1977 and is still considered active. We took a smaller motor outrigger to Taal Island to a tourist area with all the things you would expect although it is pretty rustic there. Took the horse ride up the side of the volcano. It was a hot day and the horses really worked for their... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a great place to visit. You travel over the lake from the mainland on a boat which is really nice and sometimes a little wet depending on the wind but fun all the same. The walk up is quite steady and not really steep but if you prefer you can take a horse ride up. I prefered to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A very great experience traveling by boat then horse to the top of the mountain. View is awesome. We book a tour at the resort, price is quiet good 4000 peso/3 pax included boat ride with life jacket, horseriding (2 ways) with horse guide. We did tip for horse guide 100 peso on the top i/o buy them water. All... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After crossing Taal Lake, we are in the little city which seems fully dependent on tourism. Many horses to ride in a hard way among rocks and narrow way to reach to the top. Photographer ready to take your photo. Reach to the top with a horse rider running after the horse. Of course they look for a tip. In... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

when you are at Taal volcano, you would feel like you are surrounded by mountains, you could reach top of mountain either by riding on horse or by walk, it takes almost 40 minutes to reach volcano (top of moutain). You can reach carter lake which is on the top of mountain. Locals say that water is being boiled by... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I advise to hire locals or go directly at talisay batangas there are lots of resorts who will offer boat rides and tour you will save more. We are on vacation in tagaytay so ofcourse taal tours is must. Expences Boat Ride: 1500php (2 persons) Horseriding: 450php/person Tip: 300php/person (optional horse guide) Tour Guide: 500php Resort Cost: 500php Tricykel: 500php... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An amazing geological formation well worth the somewhat rugged trip. Rent a horse to carry you up the steep and dusty trail; the guides can point out interesting features along the way. Good opportunity to see some rural village life at the volcano's base.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The view of the lake and entire experience was wonderful. I personally would have like more stories and trivia about the mountains - be it myths or scientific. However, the insight into the lives of people in Pulo is interesting. Do ask questions. Usual tour experience: rent tour boat to Pulo, hike to Taal for around 45mins then hike down.... More 

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