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Mount Pinatubo

Botolan, Luzon, Philippines
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Mt Pinatubo Crater Day Trip from Manila Including 4x4 Adventure and Hike
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Private Mt Pinatubo Trekking Tour from Manila
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“Jurassic park looking but secluded paradise”
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Botolan, Luzon, Philippines
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Superbb location in Luzon, Philippines. The 4X4 ride was amazing. Requires 3 hours trekking to reach the cater.

Thank Satya B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've never visited a place so unique, beautiful and fun all in one day. A trek to Mount Pinatubo is quite the journey as for me it was an early bus ride from Manila to a small village. A connecting motorcycle taxi to the park...More

2  Thank Vickerym
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just went to Mt. Pinatubo this weekend. But the night before our tour, Sonia already texted my friend who contacted her that there will be no more van transfer because other groups decided (daw) to bring their own car. So hassle! We paid 2,450 yet...More

2  Thank Elloisa P
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

An early start leaving Manila at 3am to be at the start point by 6am. I was glad our jeepney was open in the back so we had plenty of ventilation and excellent photo opportunities as we bounced along the rugged terrain. It was fascinating...More

2  Thank maitai2203
Reviewed 11 April 2017

It amazes me how a volcanic eruption could form a beautiful crater lake. This is a pure work of nature. No swimming btw. The hiking was not that difficult so it is good for beginners like me. It was my first time to hike. But...More

1  Thank Meek G
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Our family went on a tour of Mount Pinatubo. The tour was arranged from our hotel in Angeles and included pick up at the hotel at 5:00 am. One hour drive to guesthouse to be picked up by 4x4 jeeps - one open the other...More

1  Thank Summer5
Reviewed 27 March 2017

I don't want to spoil your experience by revealing too much but the Crater lake of Mt Pinatubo is stunning and well worth a visit, stay at Alvins Pinatubo guest house the night before and book either the 4x4 tour or ATV tour through Capas...More

Thank CraigG86
Reviewed 18 March 2017

We traveled by bus from Manila to Capas in Tarlac and then to the tourism office to book the tour guide and the 4x4 It was 2nd January 2017, and for our surprise, 2nd January of each year, is the Sacrifice offering day for the...More

Thank Jason H
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

If you have a sensitive or delicate back then the 75 minute journey from the road to the parking area for Punitubo can be a challenge. It's tough going. But if you can endure it the hike is pretty easy and worth it when you...More

Thank GarryPy
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Dec-Feb are probably the best months to visit because of the weather. I was lucky that it was not too hot when i did the trek. The 4x4 ride was the highlight of this trip and i was just amazed with the mesmerizing scenery, and...More

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Hello there. May I ask whether it's safe to take public transport to the Majestic Mt Pinatubo Tours and Homestay office at 2-3am? And is there any recommended bus company or the sorts? Thanks a lot
27 May 2017|
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Response from Vickerym | Reviewed this property |
I'm a white foreigner and felt comfortable at 5am in a Manila bus station. Not sure about 2am or why would you need to leave so early but everyone's tolerance is different. I do not recall which bus company but all of the AC... More
Second pair of footwear? I don't want to get my boots soaked. How (im)practical is it to bring a pair of Crocs and change into/out of them every time we traverse a stream?
15 April 2017|
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Response from Mildred M | Reviewed this property |
Thats Ok the trail is easy its not really a rough climb, you will traverse about 4 or 5 streams, just make sure your footwear is non slippery, I was just using slippers when I went there. You can actually use your crocs in... More
Charity T
How hard was the hike?
29 March 2017|
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Response from GarryPy | Reviewed this property |
Very easy. I was wearing hiking boots, but our guide was in flip flops ! The biggest issue is protecting yourself from the sun. Despite it being a cloudy day I came back with sunburn. So plenty of sunblock is recomended.