Tagaytay is a picturesque city perched on a ridge 750 meters above sea level and overlooking Taal Lake and the Taal Volcano Island. Taal Volcano is the lowest volcano in the world and one of the most active. The lake and the volcano are sometimes described as “an island within a lake within an island within a lake.
Taal Volcano Trekking tour is a soft adventure tour to Taal Volcano, the country’s smallest but one of the most active volcano. Head on a morning departure from Manila to a lake shore town called Talisay. The short drive from Tagaytay down to the lake is a breathtaking experience in a descending narrow road that winds to a jump-off point to the island volcano.
Pagsanjan is a prime attraction in Laguna province, which is only two hours drive southeast of Manila. The drive to Pagsanjan passes through a rich agricultural region of rice and coconut plantations; the University of the Philippines’ College of Agriculture; the International Rice Research Institute; Calamba town, the birthplace of the national hero, Dr. Jose Rizal; and the fertile volcanic plains at the foot of two famous and mystical mountains, Mounts Makiling and Banahaw.
Located in nearby Laguna province and a one and a half hour’s drive from Manila, this subterranean valley was formed thousands of years ago during a volcanic eruption. It is enveloped by rain forests of primeval beauty with age-old trees, giant ferns, wild orchids and mineral springs with varying degrees of temperature.
Known as “The Rock”, Corregidor is a tiny island-fortress in the mouth of Manila Bay. It is one of the glorious names in World War II history and is now a national shrine to the valor of the Filipino and American soldiers who defended it.
The premier city of the Philippines, Manila, is a vital stopping point in Southeast Asia. The city was also a former Malay settlement, founded by the Spanish Conquistador, Miguel Lopez de Legaspi in June 1571. It was then known as the “Distinguished and Ever Loyal City of Manila”.