Taal Lake

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  • Address: Luzon, Philippines, Tagaytay
  • Timings: 08:00 am - 06:00 pm Details
  • Ticket Price: 50 PHP
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Island, Water Body, View Point, Family And Kids, Lake

Not many people will get to explore a lake on an island in a lake on an island in their lifetime. Taal lake near Taal Volcano is the only geological wonder in the world where these attributes are a living reality. Taal is the Philippines’ equivalent to Oregon’s famous Crater Lake, because it fills the caldera of a massive prehistoric volcano. The Taal Lake basin has been declared as a national park and offers stunning views of the volcano and the island. Taal is a freshwater lake and is home to a number of endemic species of fish and other underwater flora and fauna. Not just unique but flawlessly becoming, this lake has attracted a huge number of tourists from around the world. Also, visit the popular attractions in the city by following Tagaytay Itinerary 2 Days.

  • Hire a tricycle or jeepney from Tagaytay to Talisay to reach Taal Lake.

  • Raphael’s Filipino Restaurant
  • Wada’s Pizzeria
  • The Blue Sapphire
  • Chicken Ati-Atihan

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  • Taal Lake Address: Luzon, Philippines, Tagaytay
  • Taal Lake Timing: 08:00 am - 06:00 pm
  • Taal Lake Price: 50 PHP
  • Best time to visit Taal Lake(preferred time): 09:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Taal Lake: 02:00 Hrs
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  • 33.03% of people who visit Tagaytay include Taal Lake in their plan

  • 56.55% of people start their Taal Lake visit around 1 PM - 2 PM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Taal Lake

Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday

85.01% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Taal Lake

People normally club together Taal Volcano and People's Park In The Sky while planning their visit to Taal Lake.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures
  • Please go in here. It is very amazing the view the other places. I recommend going to the main crater down below. And please LEAVE NO TRACE in here. Keep it green guys.

  • It's seriously a lake which has an island in it. Then there you find an another lake with an island in it! Seriously an amazing geographical location

  • Awesome place. Great weather.

  • Love the greenery...and im still amaze of how the waves are being form winds

  • An excerpt from "The Adventures of Kokoy - A Travel Guide": "An island within a lake within an island within a lake within an island in the ocean." That is how Dad describes Taal in your childhood decades ago, your first inkling of the place... One of the most iconic images of the Philippines, Lake Taal and its famous volcano are perhaps the most visited tourist attraction outside of the capital. Easily accessible by bus or car, the town of Tagaytay in Cavite, a province adjacent to Metro Manila's southern border, is a popular day trip and has become synonymous with some of the most breathtaking vistas one can imagine. Most tourists, however, seldom venture beyond the numerous mountainside resort villas on the periphery of the lake. It is along the lake's banks that the real Taal unfolds for those seeking a deeper connection to the soul of this caldera, formed by a series of massive volcanic eruptions beginning over 100,000 years ago, eventually enclosing the former inlet by the 18th century a.d. Precipitation gradually converts Taal's waters from salt to fresh, the resulting ecosystem giving rise to unique species endemic to the lake. The surface elevation steadily rises, submerging entire municipalities, prompting some towns to relocate to higher ground and burying others in its depths..."

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