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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 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

1  Thank tropic_of_virgo
Reviewed August 29, 2018

We went here for a Photo Shoot. There were two choices, we can hike up or ride a horse. We chose to ride a horse since we have Camera Equipment and we don't want to waste time hiking. The boat ride was just ok but...More

1  Thank Rolly M
Reviewed August 28, 2018

I made the crossing by banca of the hotel Clinisan Beach Resort, to go on the island (1000 pesos). On the island, I was pulled towards a small building to pay 100 peso of tax. Then someone asked me if I wanted to make the...More

Thank izoch06
Reviewed August 23, 2018 via mobile

Friendly Advice : for first timers. 1st do warm up or stretching to avoid any body pain at the end. Hahahaha You can walk or to ride on a horse. Fees : Environmental fee - 100 Tour Guide - 500 Horse - 500 Boat Ride...More

Thank Angeljames M
Reviewed August 23, 2018

There is a lot of travel accounts that offer good group package for a half day taal travel which comes with free buko juice, water and sumbrero and plus a friendly tour guide. You can just plan ahead or go to taal on a whim,...More

1  Thank Princesschariza
Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

Bring a lot of water, bring your own food. Went here at taal volcano for all mountain bike race. Get ready for a very long walk if you dont have a bike. Horse rental are available in the area. Bring your camera for souveiner picture....More

2  Thank DRMHobbyShop
Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

Holiday Raining Trek but it was very satisfying. Having a boat ride and you have a choice to take donkey or walk. It is better to walk, a bit challenging good for beginners. The steam if you are near the crater was very amazing. 1....More

Thank Jericho M
Reviewed August 8, 2018

About three months ago, my wife and I, together with our youngest son, went on a trip to Tagaytay City to fetch our eldest son (it was meant to be a surprise trip unbeknownst to "kuya"). Our son joined this youth group formed by our...More

Thank chrissar17
Reviewed August 4, 2018

My sister and I walked to this volcano and it was hard work BUT we are not very fit. If I can do it, so can you. The horses are small and sweating and hungry. If you don't know horses then you may not recognise...More

2  Thank Anne T
Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

Went here with my partner today, was asked if I wanted a drink along the way which I had already come prepared with water. When I said I didn’t want drink was asked to buy one for the horse handler. As I felt pressured I...More

2  Thank K-Jay O
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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