Taal Volcano Protected Landscape

Taal, Batangas

Taal Volcano is a complex volcano located in Taal, Batangas. It is the second most active volcano in the Philippines with 33 historical eruptions. All of these eruptions are concentrated on Volcano Island, an island near the middle of Taal Lake. The lake partially fills Taal Caldera, which was formed by prehistoric eruptions between 140,000 and 5,380 BP. Viewed from Tagaytay Ridge, Taal Volcano an ...

d Lake presents one of the most picturesque and attractive views in the Philippines. It is located about 50 km south of the capital of the country, the city of Manila.

The volcano had several violent eruptions in the past causing loss of life in the island and the populated areas surrounding the lake, with the death toll estimated at around 5,000 to 6,000. Because of its proximity to populated areas and its eruptive history, the volcano was designated a Decade Volcano, worthy of close study to prevent future natural disasters.

Taal Volcano and Lake are wholly located in the province of Batangas. The northern half of Volcano Island falls under the jurisdiction of the lake shore town of Talisay, and the southern half to San Nicolas. The other towns that encircle Taal Lake include Tanauan, Talisay, Laurel, Agoncillo, Santa Teresita, Alitagtag, Cuenca, Lipa, Balete and Mataas na Kahoy.

Permanent settlement in the island is prohibited by the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology or PHIVOLCS, declaring the whole Volcano Island as a high-risk area and a Permanent Danger Zone (PDZ). Despite the warnings, poor families have settled on the island, risking their lives, earning a living by fishing and farming crops from the rich volcanic soil.

The Crater lake on Volcano island is the largest lake on an island in a lake on an island in the world. Moreover this lake contains an island: Vulcan point.  Wiki

Taal Volcano Crater Lakes Protected Landscape News

  • Batangas Tourism Belt Plan Includes Easy Travel Around Taal Volcano

    Batangas Tourism Belt Plan Includes Easy Travel Around Taal Volcano

    Travel around the scenic and panoramic Taal Volcano landscape would soon be convenient for travelers, tourists and constituents once the proposed Taal Tourism Belt plan would get the nod of investors and project proponents.

    Jenelyn A. Aguilera, Batangas public information office chief, disclosed to the Philippine News Agency on Friday the provincial government's ambitious tourism project that would interconnect the lakeshore towns around the world-renowned "smallest volcano within a volcanic lake," providing domestic and foreign tourists a breath-taking view of the volcano protected landsca ...

  • Top 10 Best Things To Do In Tagaytay City Plus Tourist Spots And Attractions

    Top 10 Best Things To Do In Tagaytay City Plus Tourist Spots And Attractions

    Looking for top things to do, tourist spots and attractions in Tagaytay?

    Tagaytay City in Cavite is the perfect place for leisure activities such as picnic, horseback riding, sightseeing and just to hangout. It is a favorite go-to place among tourists and weekenders searching for a quick whiff of refreshing air. Just a 2-hour drive from Manila, Tagaytay is a relaxing and safe haven where one can relax, unwind and be one with nature. You can find many places and do many things in Tagaytay City, as well as find a wide array of hotels and resorts with pool for a quick weekend Tagaytay getaway. ...

  • Climbing Taal Volcano In Batangas Philippines

    Today we are climbing taal volcano located in batangas philippines.

    We travelled to taal volcano from metro manila, its around a 3 hour bus ride from makati city and costs around 100 pesos per person for the bus.

    On arriving at batangas or tagaytay (both are close to taal) you will need to take a tricycle down to the boat pier to catch a boat to taal island. The tricycle should cost you around 250 - 300 pesos return back to tagaytay / batangas bus station.

    At the boat port you will then have to pay for the boat and any entrance fees and environment fees to taal volcano. Its advised to ...

  • Taal Volcano Philippines

    Views from around the Taal volcano in Batangas Philippines. The volcano located on the island of Luzon in the Philippines. It is the second most active volcano in the Philippines with 33 historical eruptions.

  • Climb Taal Volcano: To The Crater And To The Lava Rocks Travel Guide 2018 What To Expect

    Climb Taal Volcano: To The Crater And To The Lava Rocks Travel Guide 2018 What To Expect

    Taal Volcano is the most active volcano in the Philippines. Though it can also be considered as one of the smallest volcanoes on the planet, it has the most seismic activity ever recorded in the Philippines and can erupt at any time when it wants to.

  • Pernod Ricard Leads ResponsibALL Day Coast Cleanup At Taal Lake

    Pernod Ricard Leads ResponsibALL Day Coast Cleanup At Taal Lake

    Pernod Ricard, one of the world's leading wines and spirits companies, will be conducting its 8th Responsib'ALL Day this June at the municipality of Taal, Batangas. The activity, which will be attended by all of its employees, aims to clean up the shoreline of the towns of Balete and Mataas na Kahoy. They will also donate Aqua Culture Kits to Taal Lake fisherfolk to help them assess water conditions for fish growth and water viability.

    Water is a key ingredient in all of Pernod Ricard's products and is the inspiration for the Group to organize the cleanup. Done in cooperation with the Local ...