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Dinner in Tagaytay
Stay local for dinner, as Tagaytay, the town overlooking Lake Taal, has some wonderful restaurants. Sonya’s Garden is a romantic restaurant surrounded by lush herb and floral gardens, and Antonio’s serves eclectic fine dining cuisine in a multi-level house with terraces and verandas on a hillside.
Helicopter from Manila to Taal Lake and the spectacular Taal Volcano, the world’s smallest volcano. Situated within the lake, Taal Volcano is an active caldera covering 14 square miles of craters and cones, the heart of which is another lake, called Crater Lake, which contains another small volcanic island.
One of the best vantage points of Taal Volcano is atop a horse as it follows a breezy trail on Tagaytay's open fields. Horseback riding in Tagaytay is a popular pastime, especially for locals escaping the city for a picnic on the fields overlooking the volcano.
Explore the region's stunning geology up close, as you travel across the lake in a small wooden boat before ascending the crater on foot or on horseback.
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Taal Volcano Itineraries
Heritage and Islands of the Philippines
Island hop through the idyllic Philippines on this 16-day luxury tour. Visit several of the country’s historical heritage sites, relax on serene beaches and experience Latin-Asian fusion cultures. Gorge on fresh local food in the popular markets. Search for lively fish as you snorkel Palawan's active coral reefs.
- 16 days / 15 nights
- Price Per Person
- From $11,400
Discovery Country Suites
Only an hour’s drive from Metro Manila, Discovery Country Suites is the perfect city escape, nestled as it is in the cool, relaxed Tagaytay countryside. This luxury bed & breakfast is a local and international favorite, having struck the perfect balance between the warm, friendly hospitality for which the Philippines is known, and services that could rival top international hotels. The exclusive hotel is home to just seven suites, each with its own unique theme, featuring cloud-like mattresses and incredible panoramas of the Tagaytay landscape, with the famous Taal Lake and volcano, as well as some of the country’s best golf courses, to look out upon. Gourmands will love that the hotel’s Restaurant Verbena has been highly-ranked in The Miele Guide for the past two years, among its many accolades.
Philippines Goes Well With
With Remote Lands you'll travel with people who have made Asia the solitary focus of their own lifelong adventure. As our guest, you'll discover Asia on a journey that is completely, authentically your own, adapted from our own remarkable experiences and adventures over the years.
With Remote Lands you'll travel with people who have made Asia the solitary focus of their own lifelong adventure. As our guest, in the continent that our north American founders Catherine and Jay have adored and explored for decades, you'll discover Asia on a journey that is completely, authentically your own, adapted from our own remarkable experiences and adventures over the years.
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What Others Say
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A couple from Holland - Aman Jet Expedition, Spring 2016
People keep asking us which country we enjoyed the most, it's very hard to say, there were special experiences everywhere.
Couple from Nevada - Aman Private Jet Expedition, Spring 2017: Marcela Vanhara
It wasn't our first trip with Remote Lands but again they proved they are the best! Everything ran smoothly from start to finish.
Jessika and David, Los Angeles
There was an authenticity to the type of experience set up for us that made every city we visited special and gave us countless moments we will never forget.