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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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A wonderful, adventurous outing to Taal Volcano

What a fun adventure to Taal Volcano! The boat ride over to the island was thrilling, and everyone got soaked on the trip. (A word of advice--bring a change of clothes.) The... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Yorba Linda, California
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I've heard a lot of good things about this place so I had high hopes; unfortunately, I can't say that I enjoyed this experience at all. So first off, you get to choose whether you want to hike up on foot or use a horse. Whichever you decide on, bring plenty of water to keep yourself hydrated. My family decided... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Want to try hiking? Taal Volcano is the best mountain to start your natyre tripping. Its easy and youll enjoy it especially red lava. Dont ride tge horse youll miss the beauty of the mountain.

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Yorba Linda, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

What a fun adventure to Taal Volcano! The boat ride over to the island was thrilling, and everyone got soaked on the trip. (A word of advice--bring a change of clothes.) The hike is somewhat challenging, but so worth the effort. At the summit, there is a thatched roof shelter where the locals were selling fresh coconuts for the refreshing... More 

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Wantagh, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had a family friend help us arrange our visit here. You take a boat to the island where you then meet your guide that will take you to the top of the volcano. Most visitors choose to ride a horse to the top... We are reasonably fit and my husband does not like horseback riding so we decided to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

A wonderful area full of exotic beauty and impresdive views paired with a meal in a local resto it makes a marvellous day out from Manila and save the traffic it is unforgeytable

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Very nice place to visit. Not far from manila. Beautiful views and there's horse riding near by. There's also a market with local goods

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Cainta, Philippines
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

If you want to see Taal Volcano up close, have a full meal and pack with you lots of water and extra clothes. Make sure you're wearing pants, rubber shoes, and a hat because the trek going up the mouth is going to be crazy hot and dusty. You need to have lots of water with you because you'll get... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Overall we had a bad time in the philippienes, moat of the stuff tjrned out to be fairly over rated, but thia place, just a two hour bua from Manilla was simply amazing. Highly reccomend. If you want a place to stay there you should book in advance, because its pretty pricey close to Taal. We didnt take donkeya and... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of my favourite Philippines experiences! If it is not too hot/humid, the best way to experience the volcano is by hiking. Although riding a horse was a pretty cool experience up the volcano. Amazing view! Would be better with a guide to explain some things. But the beauty of the Philippines is that it is pretty well, or by... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

2h drive from Manila to Taal lake, a 40 min boat ride across to the Volcano base and then a good 2.5 hour trek walking or 1 hour horse back. You will be greeted with the most amazing views of inside a volcano crater and around the lake. The Volcano is still active with smoke rising from the various pot... More 

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