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Taal Volcano

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Batangas City, Luzon, Philippines
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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.
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“day trip” (126 reviews)
“horse ride” (124 reviews)
“walk up” (47 reviews)
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Batangas City, Luzon, Philippines
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"day trip"
in 126 reviews
"horse ride"
in 124 reviews
"walk up"
in 47 reviews
"red lava"
in 27 reviews
"per person"
in 51 reviews
"nice view"
in 42 reviews
"entrance fee"
in 51 reviews
"boat driver"
in 17 reviews
"by foot"
in 24 reviews
"tagaytay ridge"
in 14 reviews
"hit golf balls"
in 14 reviews
"horse manure"
in 14 reviews
"hour drive"
in 14 reviews
"face mask"
in 32 reviews
"t shirts"
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"enjoy the view"
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"lots of water"
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Reviewed yesterday

We paid $45 each US to ride a boat over to the island, asked to buy a horse for our tour guide from the boat, plopped on a pathetically small horse where a picture was snapped and then started up the mountain where along the...More

Thank Sheryl K
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great adventure and horse back ride. Tour operators seem a little sketchy. At the dock I was told not to pay anybody until I got back but the tour guide told me to pay for my horse/ mule when I got to the island. All...More

Thank barfiemermaid
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I had an opportunity to see up close the crater of Tall Volcano (world's smallest active volcano). It is an hour boat ride and then walk for roughly 1.5 hours or you can hire a horse that will take you to the top of the...More

Thank rence2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The trek up to the deck is around 2.25 km and takes around 45 min/ 1hr depending on your speed. Do carry enough water, cap and dust masks or face scarf as the road tends to be dusty. There are horse rides available as well...More

Thank Ambita N
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Must visit .. walk up takes two hours .. or one can just enjoy the view and have a wonderful boat ride for an hour or so

Thank nidhi51
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We viewed Taal Volcano from Ridge Park. It was a sunny day, the sky was clear and the view was beautiful. Very serene, peaceful and a wonder in nature. The Ridge Park by itself is nice to visit. We did not hike up to the...More

1  Thank healthyeater2013
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The walk itself is fine and the views very nice. The real problem here is the locals offer the tourists to ride up to see the view on a rather malnourished horse. If you can’t walk due to fitness then don’t get on a rather...More

2  Thank heidisally
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Views of the iconic volcano and lake from the Ridge Park. The park is tuck away from the road and you could easily miss the entrance. It was the locals who recommended us the place for a sumptuous lunch and magnificent views of the volcano...More

Thank alcor1922
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Reviewed March 19, 2018

We camped overnight at the lake edge of this volcano and started hiking in the morning. we were a large group of kids and young adults. it looks like a dessert and it gets very hot in the middle of the day that my rubber...More

Thank Tohgy T
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Reviewed March 16, 2018 via mobile

We came here on a trip from Manila. We took the bus out to Tanauan and then took a tricycle to Talisay. There were four of us so we got our own boat, who waited for us over by the volcano and took us back...More

2  Thank Jen R
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DubaiYogini
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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Siham M
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
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