Situated in the Cavite Province of Philippines, Tagaytay is one of the top travel destinations in the country. Its cooler climate, breathtaking landscapes and amazing natural attractions make it one of the favorite of foreign tourists visiting Philippines from countries like USA and United Kingdom. Not many know but Tagaytay has got the smallest active volcano of the world, the Taal Volcano. Adventure enthusiasts visit the city and plan a hike to Taal Volcano. In this blog, we have got you all the information about things to do in Tagaytay and the best time to visit the city.
What is the best time to visit Tagaytay?
Considering the temperature in Tagaytay, the best time to visit is from November through March. The weather is moderateas compared to the surround travel destinations like Manila. Summers in Tagaytay are very hot and monsoons are abundant with rainfall like in other cities of Philippines. So, it is the best to plan your trip to Tagaytay during winter season. The temperature never falls below 18°C.
Things to do in Tagaytay
Experience thrilling rides in the Sky Ranch
Situated by the Nasugbu Via Tuy Road, the Sky Ranch has turned to be one of the unique places to visit in Tagaytay and for all the good reasons. It is a theme park featuring rides and amazing food at nominal prices. Experience a ride of the Ferris wheel to have the amazing view of the city or go for a zipline ride for a more adventurous experience. No matter if you are solo-backpacking or traveling in a group of friends or it is a family trip, Sky Ranch must be on your list of places to visit in Tagaytay.
Location:Tagaytay-Nasugbu Via Tuy Road, Beside Taal Vista Hotel, Tagaytay Cityin Philippines
Estimated expense: Entry: 50 PHP or $1; Ferris Wheel: 150.50 PHP or $3per ride.
Timings: 10:00am-10:00pm (Monday to Friday); 8:00am-10:00am (Weekends)
Go hiking to Taal Volcano
Are you an adventure freak who is planning a trip to Tagaytay looking forward to going on a hike to Taal Volcano? Well, we feel you! Though many have captured the breathtaking pictures of the majestic Taal Lake, there are only a few who have had a closed view. Be glad that you can be one from the latter group. Adventurers do not miss a chance to experience this enchanting hiking tour to Taal Volcano. Don’t worry, it is dangerous but dormant. You will be on a 45-minute hike when on the Taal trails and an unbelievable thing about this hike is that you will get to play golf on reaching the top!
Location: Taal Volcano, Batangas in Philippines
Estimated expense: 50 PHP or $1
Visit People’s Park in the Sky
If you are a different kind of traveler who loves exploring history of a place, People’s Park in the Sky is the perfect place for you to visit.Situated at the bottom of Mount Gonzales in Tagaytay, the park is a vast area of natural beauty, now an incomplete mansion that was constructed during the Marcos regime. You can spend some time alluring the incomplete yet intact mansion and find solace in the Shrine of Our Lady, the Mother of fair Love within the park premises. You will be at a point from where you can click spectacular pictures of Tagaytay city.
Location: Mount Gonzales in Tagaytay City
Estimated expense: 0.60 PHP or $0.1
Tagaytay Picnic Grove
Tagaytay Picnic Grove is one of theenthralling places to visit in Tagaytay, especially for adventure travelers. This place has something for everyone – go ziplining, stroll through the eco-trail or just enjoy your time exploring the area on a horseback. The best part is you can have all of this at a very affordable price!
Location: Tagaytay Picnic Grove, Barangay Sungay East-End in Cavite Province of Philippines.
Estimated expense: 50 PHP or $1
Do you get excited to solve a jigsaw puzzle? Does it take it back to your childhood days when it was one of your favorite games to play? You can relive your childhood in Tagaytay’s Puzzle Mansion! A visit to this beautiful place and you will be engrossed looking at some of the coolest puzzles of the world. No, you don’t need to solve one to get an entry. Puzzle Mansion is home to thousands of puzzles and also has a museum that displays different types of jigsaw puzzles. You can stay there for the entire day. Food and rest? They have got bed and breakfast for guests!
Location: Cuadra Street, Tagaytay City in Philippines
Estimated expense: 100 PHP or $2
We hope you are all set to fly to Philippines after knowing about the best things to do in Tagaytay. If it is a long vacation in the archipelago, organize the Tagaytay tour after exploring Manila.