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$149 Day Trips & Excursions

Full-Day Taal Trekking Shared Trip from Manila

You will be picked up from your hotel’s lobby located within Manila or Makati areas at 9am then we will head to the Taal Volcano in Batangas province. The ride from Manila is around 1.5 hour and along the way, we will drive through a pleasant countryside.Upon arrival at the lake you will board a motorized outrigger (Bangka) for 30 minutes to Taal Volcano. Please bring your sunscreen, hat or mask as the journey is quite dusty and hot. It was an island formed by previous eruption, so there aren’t many tress for shade along the way. You will be assisted by an island coordinator to trek up to a wide expanse hardened black lava landscape. The trek is a 0.25miles (400m) elevation for 1.2miles (2km). You will take approximately an hour to reach the top, to enjoy the incredible view from the top and the lake view. Lunch will be served at the shoreline resort on the way back.After the trip, you will be transported back to the hotel safely.

$75 Day Trips & Excursions

Private Taal Volcano Trekking with Lunch from Manila

You will be picked up from your hotel’s lobby located within Manila or Makati areas at 9am then we will head to the Taal Volcano in Batangas province. The ride from Manila is around 1.5 hour and along the way, we will drive through a pleasant countryside.Upon arrival at the lake you will board a motorized outrigger (Bangka) for 30 minutes to Taal Volcano. Please bring your sunscreen, hat or mask as the journey is quite dusty and hot. It was an island formed by previous eruption, so there aren’t many tress for shade along the way. You will be assisted by an island coordinator to trek up to a wide expanse hardened black lava landscape. The trek is a 0.25miles (400m) elevation for 1.2miles (2km). You will take approximately an hour to reach the top, to enjoy the incredible view from the top and the lake view.After the tour, you will be transported back to the hotel safely.

$272.68 Outdoor Activities

Private Tour: Taal Volcano Trekking Adventure from Manila

Your day will begin with a pickup from your hotel lobby at 7am. You will then depart from Manila and drive approximately 2 hours south to Batangas. Drive down the winding road to a small local community along the lake called TalisayAt 10am, board a motorized outrigger boat to Taal Volcano Island 30 minutes away. Walk up the soft black lava sand for about 1 hour to the rim of the crater to have a close up view of the caldera. Marvel at the beautiful views before you. Return to the lakeside for local lunch. Relax here before returning to Manila. Along the way, you may have the opportunity for a stop to buy souvenirs!

$48 Food, Wine & Nightlife

Eco Food Crawl

 First we take you to Camping & Grilling for breakfast, which is located in Containers by Eco Hotel on SVD road. Containers is our second property in Tagaytay, opened only a year ago. Since then, we have been brave enough to venture into the world of food. We figured, what goes with this chilly weather better than grilled comfort food? Our selection of sticks available for ihaw-ihaw complement any drinking session.Then we’re off to Cabins by Eco Hotel in Tagaytay, our flagship property. We have been open for four years now, but only recently opened Chinampa. This taqueria is unique, as it boasts a great view of Taal while guests enjoy favorite Mexican staples. We even offer Huevos Rancheros, a popular breakfast dish from their country. Our last stop, Villas by Eco Hotel in Batangas, is our premiere property offering unmatched luxury and privacy. In this intimate setting, we find Bahay Balok-Balok, which pays homage to the best of Filipino cuisine. Meals are prepared in-house using locally sourced ingredients and fresh herbs from our own herb garden. This fine dining experience is made even more special as guests are served on the sunset deck, perfectly timed as the sun disappears into Taal lake. ITINERARY 6:30 am - Pick up/Meeting place at Spaces, Makati  6:30-7:30 am - Travel time to Tagaytay 8:00-9:30 am - Breakfast at Containers  9:30-10:00 am - Presentation about Cabins  10:00 am- 12 noon - Lunch at Cabins  12:00-1:30 - Downtime 1:30-3:00 - Travel to Batangas 3:00-6:15 pm - Sunset View and Dinner at Villas, Batangas  6:30 - End of Tour and departure back to Manila

$20 Cultural & Theme Tours

TAGAYTAY DAY TOUR SIGHTSEEING FROM MANILA

FULL ITINERARY:7:00am Pick-up at the Hotel then proceed to Tagaytay9:00am Estimated time of arrival in tagaytay9:05am Start of tour People’s Park in the Sky (also known as simply People's Park is a historical urban park in Tagaytay, Cavite, Philippines. The park was converted from an incomplete mansion, known as the Palace in the Sky built during the Marcos Era) Picnic Grove (Enjoying the cold weather and viewing the splendid, panoramic view of Taal Volcano/Lake are better done at the Picnic Grove, one of the popular tourist destinations in Tagaytay City) Sky Ranch (For those who are in to some thrilling experiences, the Viking, Jump Around, Log Coaster Flying Bus are among others that you could find inside the Sky Ranch complex.For an amazing view of Taal Lake, Taal Volcano and the provinces and cities surrounding these landmarks, we have Zipline that you could enjoy and The Sky Eye, which is dubbed as the tallest Ferris wheel in the country)Desert of bag of beans (Travel back in time as you dine, wine and unwind in Bag of Beans located in some of the most relaxing locations South of Manila.Each of Bag of Beans six exciting branches offers a different palatable journey for that foodie in you. Truly a feast of the senses let Bag of Beans’ Main, Charito, Athena, West Lake and Resort give you that well-deserved break you dream of) Sonya’s Garden Bed and Breakfast (The bed and breakfast starts with an Amidst the verdant and flower-laden garden, with nothing but thick hibiscus shrubs and romantic hydrangeas witnesses a sweet love proposal story) Calaruega Church (Also known as the Transfiguration Chapel located at Batulao, Nasugbu, Batangas. This rustic church is standing perfectly in the midst of luscious greenery and colorful flowers abounding the place. Located at the highest point of Caleruega, the view and landscape of the church is the most photographed. Couples and ordinary sightseers alike will enjoy the beauty of the church) Puzzle Mansion (Home to the museum where you can find the record-breaking puzzle collection of Gina Gil Lacuna. It is located in the Lacuna family's one hectare summer house in Tagaytay. She beat the reigning Brazilian Luiza Figueiredo in the Guinness World Records for having the Largest Collection of Jigsaw Puzzles in the World) Pink Sisters (Tagaytay is a place where you can find different retreat centers and monasteries. The most popular of which is the Pink Sisters Convent run and managed by the Sister-Servants of the Holy Spirit of Perpetual Adoration) Good Shepherd (A Store where you can buy Ube jam, polvoron, lengua de gato, angel cookies, alfajor, choco crinkles, snowballs, choco flakes, cashew brittle, oatmeal raisin chews, and peanut brittle) 5:00pm Departure to Manila 7:00pm Estimated of Arrival

$148 Cultural & Theme Tours

A Day in the Beach

Situated within the tropical paradise of Pico de Loro Cove in Batangas, Pico Sands Hotel offers modern spacious rooms equipped with contemporary amenities and charming views of the lagoon and lush mountains. Pico Sands Hotel is an easy 2-hour drive from Manila and is an hour drive from downtown of Nasugbu, Batangas.  Spend your day at Country Club Swimming pool or at Pico Beach where you can try various water sports activities such as canoeing, snorkeling, cove tour and many more. After your exhilarating water sport activities, savor and relish your lunch at the Reef Bar beach front while enjoying the picturesque view of the Pico Beach.Everyone will surely enjoy their stay at Pico Sands Hotel. It’s an ideal place for families and friends to spend their vacation, as there is no shortage of activities, security is great for your peace of mind, staffs are accommodating and their facilities are above average.