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Mount Pinatubo

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Mount Pinatubo is an active stratovolcano in the Cabusilan Mountains on the island of Luzon, near the tri-point of the Philippine provinces of Zambales, Tarlac, and Pampanga. Before the volcanic activities of 1991, its eruptive history was unknown...more
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Botolan, Luzon, Philippines
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This trip is a lifetime memory for me. Walking 7.5 KM one side to reach Mount Pinatubo is a unique experience. Tips: On the way you will have to cross the river multiple times better to wear crocs or be prepared to dip your shoes...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was our second family trip to Mount Pinatubo, and what a disappointment. Our first trip was great! Family friendly, great weather. But today we faced a few changes that made the trip definitely harder, and therefore not suitable for families with children. The hike...More

Thank Rachel-Luzon
Reviewed 26 August 2018

My wife and I visited Mount Pinatubo before heading to the beaches of Palawan. We hesitated at first as the departure was very early but it turned out to be a good idea as it is less hot in the morning and the sunrise on...More

4  Thank Leonard s
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

We never knew how beautiful Mt Pinatubo is not until we arrived its summit! We took the Botolan Trail where we requested to drop us 3km away from the summit as my mother, 62, was with us. The hike was relatively easy, took our lunch...More

1  Thank nanay_wendy
Reviewed 10 August 2018

We rented 4 wheelers and did the half day trip. We were accompanied by tour guides. Was a great time. Take shoes, clothes to get wet and muddy. Take an extra change of clothes in car. Make sure your phone is in a ziplock bag....More

Thank Jeff M
Reviewed 8 June 2018

All 4 x 4 trucks must be on its way by 7 am. One of my colleagues got stuck in the Tourism Office and was randomly asked to undergo the blood pressure test. Unfortunately, her blood pressure was high that she wasn’t allowed to go...More

1  Thank Louise S
Reviewed 18 May 2018

The experience was awesome, the journey took two hours from the base camp on 4x4 jeep and 2 hours trekking to the crater. The view was amazing. The heat can be bad, but it is worth it. Rewarding in the end. The whole area is...More

1  Thank AtollNomad
Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

We went to mt pinatubo via botolan last april. The view was really breath taking and i’ll always say it’s my once in a lifetime adventure.however, be ready for a hike. It’ll take 3-4 hours trek one way of more or less 7km distance in...More

Thank dflyingwitch
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

We had a camping trip for Pinatubo via Tripinas tours. Everything was fine until the time to return to the base camp in Botolan. Our 4x4 stopped in the middle of a river. We decided to try to walk to the base camp since it...More

2  Thank Cherry S
Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

Together with Beeway travel Angeles City we did a daily trip to Mount Pinatubo.The driver early in the morning was on point,pick up from the hotel was included,transportation with a good car and aircon.After 3 hours walk we reached the top of the area,very nice...More

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24 April 2018|
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Response from Edgardo F | Reviewed this property |
Luckily, there is! A bus liner called the Philippine Rabbit carries passengers between Capas and Baguio City. Inquire in one of their stations fro schedules and fares. I'm not exactly sure where they are in Baguio since I've... More
19 December 2017|
Response from jane19852014 |
Hi Demi, 30min. trail for trekking is not yet available at the moment.
Jerry T
18 November 2017|
Response from CzarEmmanuel | Reviewed this property |
Try to contact Ms. Sonia Bognot (cp# 0932 6094226 or 0918 602194). She's in charge of the tour group organizers of trekking to Mount Pinatubo.