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8 Oct 2018
“Amazing scenery”
26 Mar 2017
“Only for the fit and healthy”
Just south of Manila, Philippines, about an hour and a half drive, you will find a place where locals and tourists go for relaxation. Tagaytay City is situated more than 650 meters above sea level. The Taal Volcano is the main attraction of Tagaytay...more
Manila, Luzon 4120, Philippines
+63 977 837 2444
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Reviewed 8 October 2018

Booked a guided trip to the Taal volcano outside of Manila. Was a little hesitant to do so but after the tour I had no regrets as it was amazing. It is about one hour drive from the centre of Manila we took the country...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank U3409CNadrians
Reviewed 27 March 2017

very long trip to get there, we stopped for lunch at this quaint resort with waitresses dressed in silver service uniforms, not what we expected. The trip down the hill in the Jeepnies to where the boats go from is horrible, you are choked by...More

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank jc07perth
Reviewed 20 February 2017

We got a boat that stopped in the middle of the lake. We could not choose which boat to hire. Then at the crate island, we were given 2 small horses. My horse was so small my feet are touching the rocks along the steep...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Mary Ann V
Reviewed 6 September 2016

Went there with a Business Partner of mine and his daughter .. It was really quite amazing. Not a bad ride out there about 1.5 hrs from central Manila .. It was crazy going back (Saturday) about 3 hours bumper to bumper. The view is...More

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank walkerusa
Reviewed 5 December 2015

was nice. took a boat ride was a little windy.then rented a horse to the top of the volcano. you do get an assistant with the horse so you do feel safe. or you can just walk up. i recommend buying your assistant a water...More

Date of experience: March 2015
Thank sneezy666
Reviewed 1 December 2015 via mobile

It's a must visit places if u haven't seen any live volcano. The views of the Crater Lake & surrounding area are breathtaking and worth every minute of the hike.Very scenic.View was worth the effort it took to reach dere. As it took 2 hrs...More

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank pinkVadodara
Reviewed 28 September 2015 via mobile

It was a wonderful experience. The scenery is spectacular. On the downside, people were begging for money everywhere: taking nice framed pictures, to be an extra guide, beverages, souvenirs, coconut, etc. When I refused to buy a pic, the lady wanted to know why. All...More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank MsLay
Reviewed 30 December 2014

It's about 2 hr ride to reach the shore where we were transferred to a 10min speedboat to reach the base of the other island. You can then choose to walk up to the top (1hr) or ride on one of the horses. Wear mask...More

Date of experience: March 2014
1  Thank Piscesmommy
Reviewed 25 September 2014 via mobile

If you are expecting to travel less than 2 hours outside of Manila and see a bubbling lava volcano...this is not for you. But...if you are game for a trip that will include a bus, a boat, and a burro...you have to do this. True...More

3  Thank mikej478
Reviewed 22 September 2014

This was a very nice tour and horse back ride to the smallest volcano in the Phillipines. Make sure you bring a face mask as the horse flies are terrible up to the top of the volcano. You will see steam coming off of the...More

Date of experience: July 2014
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