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Taal Volcano

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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.
Batangas City, Luzon, Philippines
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All reviews day trip horse ride walk up red lava nice view per person boat driver entrance fee by foot tagaytay ridge hit golf balls hour drive face mask metro manila lots of water enjoy the view buko juice
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Every time we’re in the Philippines, we never miss to visit Tagaytay. Best scenery, climate, food, fruits and souvenirs. Also, lots of other places to go to cover history and adventures. To add, it is affordable and good value for your budget. It catered all...More

Thank jdurik
Reviewed 3 days ago

what a fantastic get away so close to metro Manila. The temperature is amazingly much cooler than Manila and this place is so pretty. Highly recommend visiting while in Manils you won't be disappointed. We took a boat ride out to the volcano and rode...More

Thank randyzook
Reviewed 3 days ago

Fantastic views, some effort to climb to the top (using horses possible to ride to the top). Stunning views at the top. Nice people around. Affordable and fantastic way to spend at least half a day in the open. Highly recommended...

Thank Jerzy G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Taal Volcano is a volcano situated on an island, which itself, is located in the crater of an older volcano. I quote from Wikipedia "The crater lake on Volcano Island is the largest lake on an island in a lake on an island in the...More

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the last day of our journy, and we had high hopes. We organized the trip in advance and had 7 horses waiting for us. We found out that part of the guides taking the horses up the mountain sit with you on the...More

Thank DayTrip817863
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having in this place was relaxing,especially if youre stressed in your work...buzzy mode paper works and deadlines are tiring...so we decided with my friends to unwind with this great view together with our kids...we really appreciate the scene here...

Thank Climber776000
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have took a day tour from manila to taal volcano. Everything was OK until we got to taal island after the boat ride. Every step you take there someone is trying to offer you to buy something - hat for the heat, mask for...More

Thank מיכל ד
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The visit to the supposedly active volcanoe was quite an anti climax. Expected to get closer and see more. All we saw was the view from across the lake from Mt Taal Vista Hotel. Later was told that if one wished a day hike by...More

Thank RHM63
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was a great experience to go up on a horse and go down on a horse. I do recommend that people should just hike because riding is very difficult. Also the horses kinda smell.

Thank Safyy_B
Reviewed September 7, 2018 via mobile

A friend and I visited the Taal Volcano crater lake with Yolo travels during our trip to Manila. It’s was one of the best experiences relaxing in the lap of nature. We took the secret trail tour which took us to right to lake. We...More

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March 30, 2018|
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Response from chaddavid | Reviewed this property |
No you can not camp in Taal but you can Trek or Horseback ride to go up and down to the Crater. It cost $700 for the horse and comes with a Guide.
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April 1, 2017|
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Response from mingchienng | Reviewed this property |
You can always hire a car/taxi to get there. It is cost about 4500 peso for a car and upon reaching you need to get a boat for 2000 peso to cross the island. Is good if you have a group to share the cost. This is the driver... More