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Taal Volcano

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Batangas City, Luzon, Philippines
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Tagaytay Ridge Tour from Manila: Palace in the Sky, Taal Volcano and Las Pinas...
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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” (126 reviews)
“walk up” (45 reviews)
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Batangas City, Luzon, Philippines
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Surprising! I read about the Taal on TripAdvisor and was lookin for a tall volcano, visual from far away. Instead, we drove downhill into a huge crater, took a boat across a large lake and easily climbed the crater on the island. The whole “babushka”...More

Thank Amir-Shahar
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is a once in a lifetime destination, one to cross off our "bucket-list" of locations to go to in the world. How often can you say you've been somewhere where there is an: Island in a lake in a volcano in a lake in...More

1  Thank MGoatK
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is stunning. My first time went to the edge of the mouth of Taal Volcano with my wife and some of our friends was a long walk but, it's all worth it in the end. Plus, I played a bit of golf on...More

1  Thank Darren P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The taal lake and the volcano hike offers some lovely views. Only putting off thing is walking on the donkey trail as it's initially a bit stinky.

Thank frend09
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The next best thing to Baguio for airy and cool relief from urban living. Tagaytay main road is lacedwith diners, cafes , coffee and deli shops overlooking the lake and volcano. Numerous Hotels, Inns and Malls in the area. Cool breeze w/ mist in foggy...More

Thank efrenr916
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When we went to Taal, we stopped first at Imelda's Park before proceeding to Taal Volcano in Batangas.. On the way we saw pineapple plants that my husband thought grow in a tree then to Taal. OMG! The scene is so wonderful! Fresh air. We...More

1  Thank Virginia B
Reviewed December 14, 2017 via mobile

The excursion to Taal Volcano was one of the best experiences I’ve ever had. You must take a boat in order to arrive to the volcano and from there, you can go to the top walking or with a horse. I chose to go walking...More

1  Thank shadylau
Reviewed December 11, 2017

The Taal volcano provide stunning views both from the car going down the outer crater and from the boat when you are in the crater lake. The inner lake can be viewed once you trek in the island and provide the amazing view of the...More

1  Thank Rickyfox47
Reviewed December 3, 2017 via mobile

One of the few places ive seen that requires 4 modes of transport to reach. Auto, auto rickshaw, boat and horse (horse being optional). Very rustic and amazing beauty, a great and easy day trip from Manila. Leave by 9am and youll be back by...More

5  Thank DanenRe
Reviewed December 2, 2017 via mobile

Our hotel arranged for a travel guide to assist us with the Taal Volcano visit. We paid him for the boat ride, horse ride (500pp per person), and entrance fee to the mountain. We saved 2000pp by using our own transportation to the boats. The...More

3  Thank Kjin200
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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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toenail457
March 11, 2017|
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Response from pkwoon | Reviewed this property |
Not sure about the villa you mentioned but I use only Peso throughout my journey.
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