This is the most picturesque of all the volcanoes in the Philippines - Mayon Volcano, an active stratovolcano in the province of Albay. Mayon is the most active volcano in the country, having erupted over 47 times in the past 400 years. The first recorded eruption was in 1616. Mayon Volcano is the main landmark of Albay, Philippines. This volcano is considered to be the world's most perfectly formed volcano for its symmetrical cone.
2.) Taal Volcano
The gateway for most visitors is through Tagaytay City, from the ridge where a panoramic view of Volcano Island can be seen. Taal volcano, a 406 meter-high crater, is the world's smallest active volcano. It is described as “crater within an island within a lake” because it stands as an island at Taal Lake. There have been 33 recorded eruptions of Taal since 1572. What makes Taal Volcano more unique is the fact that the volcano itself has a lake of its own inside its crater which is called the “Crater Lake.” 3.) Mount Pinatubo
A giant reawaken after more than 400 years of deep slumber. The volcano's eruption in June 1991 produced the second largest terrestrial eruption of the 20th century. With an elevation of 1,745m this volcano is located in Zambales. Mt. Pinatubo is a popular tourist destination in Central Luzon. A 2-3 hour trek then commences on a trail that leads to its crater lake. Facilities include a view deck, cottages, and kayaks. Swimming in the lake is allowed although it is restricted to the proximal banks.
4.) Mount Apo
Mount Apo is a large stratovolcano on the island of Mindanao, Philippines. It is the highest mountain in the country and overlooks Davao City. Its name means “master” or “grandfather.” Apo is flat topped, with three peaks, and is capped by a 500 m wide volcanic crater containing a small crater lake. It is a source of geothermal energy. Mount Apo is one of the most popular climbing destinations in the...