Taal Lake Volcano is a premier tourist spot in Batangas. The Lake is specifically located in Talisay, Batangas, Philippine. Within the Taal Volcano lies Taal Crater Lake. Quite complex so let’s break it down. The Taal Crater Lake is a Lake in an Island (Taal Volcano) which is also within a lake (Taal Lake) which is inside an Island (Luzon). There! But there is also a small islet inside the Taal Crater Lake so you can think it over again.
Taal Volcano is considered as an active complex volcano that is monitored by Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology.
Taal Lake and Taal Crater Lake are so majestic to stare. Many tourist ventured going to the Taal Volcano to witness the beauty of the crater. The top view will fill you with awe seeing two lakes side by side. Seeing the clouds and a blue/green waters are too great.
If you want to go to the Taal Lake Volcano and mesmerize its beauty you need to consider these:
- Bring some water. Since you will trek to the volcano, you need to have water.
- Wear something that will cover you skin since the sun will stare at you and mind also bringing a hat.
- Travel light.
- Bring something to eat along the way.
Images of Taal Lake Volcano:
How to get to Taal Lake
Take a bus that is bound to Olivares, Tagaytay.
From Tagaytay, ride a tricycle that will take you to the rotunda to Taal Volcano.
From Taal Volcano, you will need to trek to reach the top or you can ride a pony/horse.
Fees in Going to Taal Lake
The banka fare can have a rate up to Php 2, 000.oo. So mind negotiating to go down the price. There is an entrance fee when you reach the foot of taal volcano which is Php 50.oo.
The horse ride can cost up to Php 1, 500.oo and this is the right time to show off your haggling skill. If you want to save that horse backriding fee, do the trekking.