What To Expect
Hop on a comfortable air-conditioned minivan and take a 2-hour scenic drive to Tagaytay, a relaxing haven just 60 kilometers south of Manila. Experience the cool and breezy climate of the area and marvel at the majestic view of Taal Volcano, the smallest active volcano in the world.
Situated in a freshwater lake, you have to take a 20-minute cruise on an outrigger boat to get to the Volcano Island. Trek towards the rim of the volcano along black sandy trails and pass by steaming sulfur holes along the way. Hike to the summit and be rewarded by a stunning view of the emerald waters of the Crater Lake and its surrounding landscape. Then, take delight in a sumptuous lunch of Filipino dishes at the lake front.
After lunch, travel back to the heart of Manila and visit Fort Santiago, the prison cell of the National Hero Jose Rizal before his execution on 1896. Have a fascinating glimpse of the old Manila as you walk the streets of Intramuros, the historic core of the city which is completely surrounded by a three-mile-long stone wall. Stroll along cobblestone paths, pass by church ruins, and feel the vibe of Spanish Colonial era still lingering in the district.
Take a quick stop at Rizal Park, a historical urban park situated right next to Intramuros. Pass by the Rizal Monument, a masterpiece enshrining the remains of Rizal which serves as the park's symbolic focal point.
Proceed to Harbor View and get a chance to witness the entrancing Manila Bay sunset. To cap off the day, you may also indulge in an optional dinner of freshly-grilled seafood at Harbor View. You will then be dropped off at your hotel at the end of your Tagaytay and Manila adventure.
Hotel pick up
Professional tour guide (if option is selected)
Private van transfers
Taal Volcano entrance fee
Fort Santiago Entrance fees
Meals and drinks
Tips and gratuities
Optional activity costs
Harbor View expenses
Private van service is only available until 20:00. Participants may stay longer at Harbor View for an extra fee of 300 PHP per hour (subject to availability).
Guided tour in French or Filipino language is available upon request. Please indicate as special request upon booking.
Hotel pick-up may be earlier than indicated departure time to avoid delays caused by heavy traffic in the city. Exact pick-up time will be advised upon reconfirmation.
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