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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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Great day out

We went with a couple of guys on a cloudy day, ate bolalo at a Filipino restaurant with a view on the lake. Takes about an hour to the top with a great view.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Wilco O
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

For anyone into a fun afternoon of adventure, prioritize visiting Taal volcano. To get there from Manila, drive is about 2 hours, then you need to take an outrigger boat and hike a few miles. Day I went, front side of volcano tours were closed. Ended up hiring a local on the back side, and trekking up (about 3 miles... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We went with a couple of guys on a cloudy day, ate bolalo at a Filipino restaurant with a view on the lake. Takes about an hour to the top with a great view.

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Batangas Province, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The trip to this place was quite amazing as we cruise the road going to Tagaytay, it was kinda raining and the temperature was cooler. In short, we have a great trip. Upon reaching the viewing area, we were amazed of the great scenario we saw, the top of the volcano is covered with white clouds and the lake surrounding... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Taal Volcano has extraordinary views and some fun activities around the lake. Great for families or couples, the weather is also significantly cooler than most areas which is a nice break if you want to beat the heat.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We arrived at lake Taal straight from Manila. we took a boat for seven people which cost us 2000 pesos. We reached the mountain about 10 minutes later to visit the site. There are two ways to reach the top of the volcano which last erupted in 1965. One can climb the mountain on foot or take a horse up... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Always a nice place to go too. Accessible and with cool climate. Good restaurants to satisfy your cravings. Hope there are more shops.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Taal Volcano is a complex volcano located on the island of Luzon in the Philippines. It is the second most active volcano in the Philippines with 33 historical eruptions. Viewed from Tagaytay Ridge, Taal Volcano and Lake presents one of the most picturesque and attractive views in the Philippines. It is located about 50 kilometres (31 miles) south of the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited here with my family and my uncle. For everyone who is not aware, Taal volcano has a lake inside the outer crater (Taal lake), with another peak in the middle and another lake inside that peak! We had to take a 10+ min boat ride to the center peak, it was windy, so the waves kicked up a lot... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have assisted my friends from England to see the place and they were very glad and ecstatic to see the place, according to the the view was magnificent! It was really an enchanting view looking from the top of tagaytay.

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Makati, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a must see wonder of nature. If it is rainy season, plan to see its splendor when there are no clouds that cover it.

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