Taal Volcano (Talisay, Batangas, Luzon) – this volcano and lake (located 2 hours south of Manila) is another eco-tourist destination. Taal is reputed to be the smallest active volcano in the world! One of the most visited tourist spots in the Philippines, this geological wonder is actually a volcano within a lake within a volcano.
Just off the shore of Taal Lake is Taal Heritage Town, established in 1572. It is one of the oldest towns in the country and home to Asia’s biggest Catholic church, as well as a collection of old houses that showcase traditional Filipino-Spanish architecture. The town and its people played an important role in the Philippine revolution against the Spanish and is a great place to learn about the country’s history and culture. Eco-tourists interested in taking an excursion to Taal Volcano can contact: https://jeepneytours.com; www.manilastay.com; www.taalvolcano.org; www.unchartedphilippines.com