If you will visit the province of Cavite, you might want to check the City of Tagaytay for a memorable vacation and spiritual meditation of a lifetime.
Tagaytay City is one of the places in the Philippines. It offers a great scenery for young and young at heart adventurers with its cool average temperature of 24-degree celsius. It’s a perfect summer escapade from the busy and haggard environment of the metro cities that you live by.
Tagaytay City is named after the ancient local folklore story of a father and a boy hunting in the woods for a wild boar. The boy shouted “Taga” (Strike) “Itay” (Father), as the father confronts the animal. The shout echoes to its neighboring land and decided to name the place as “Tagaytay”.
One of the main attractions of Tagaytay is the overlooking scenery of Taal Lake of Batangas City from above the highlands of the City.
Panoramictrip compiles the exciting and thrilling tourist attractions in Tagaytay, for your family to enjoy and cherish every bonding moment the City can offer. Here are the tops on our lists:
- Tagaytay Picnic Grove
The long-time popular picnic grove of Tagaytay, it is one of the popular tourist attractions that the locals might recommend you if you end up asking the best place to stay and relax.The picnic grove requires their guests for an entrance fee of Php50.00 per person while the parking fee will only cost you Php35.00.
You should try picnic grove’s zip line attraction for only Php 200.00 during weekdays and Php300.00 on weekends and holidays. Horse Back Riding for Php150.00 – 200.00 per hour, Hut and Picnic Sheds costs from Php100.00 – 500.00 depend on the sizes.
A great place to stay to appreciate the beauty of nature while enjoying the company of your friends and relatives.
- Sky Ranch Theme Park
For the young at heart and kids of the family, this theme park is the best place to hangout. This is located at the highest place of the hill you can see the so-called “Eye of The Sky”, the main attraction of the theme park.
If you wish to see the whole panoramic bird eyes view of Tagaytay and its neighboring cities, take a ride to a height of more than 200 feet. Seated at the air-conditioned shuttle for about 10 minutes maximum capacity of 4-5 people, you can now enjoy and relax for a breath-taking ride.
Aside from the “Eye of The Sky” attraction, there are several mini-rides available for the kids. This includes the Mini-Viking Ship, Express train, a Carousel and Nessi Coster. Watch out their newest attraction Discovery Museum that will be available to the public soon.
- Our Lady of Manaog at Tierra De Maria
Take your spiritual journey to the next level as you explore the churches, chapel and seminary houses you can find in the city. One of the most popular spiritual attractions in Tagaytay is the “Our Lady Manaog at Tierra De Maria” as you reflect, feel renewed and strengthen your faith and connection in our Creator.
- Taal Volcano
The most iconic landmark of Tagaytay is the Taal Volcano. It is the second most active in the Philippines with 33 historical eruptions, located in the province of Batangas. The volcano can be seen entirely in the tip of the hills of Tagaytay that serves as the main attraction for the tourists and the locals. Over the decades it’s been the trademark of Tagaytay and, it became the iconic tourist attraction of the City.
There are numerous pasalubong stores in Tagaytay City ranging from foods to dry goods. One of the most popular pasalubong stores you can find is Collete’s Buco Pies and, Rowena’s or Amira’s Buco Tarts.
You can buy fresh pineapples just across the main roads for the tourist to have their attention. Tagaytay City is blessed with a good climate whereas fruits, and vegetable production is very easy to maintain and harvest. You can also find Baguio City’s Good Shepherd boutique store here in Tagaytay City.
Whether it’s a summer vacation, spiritual journey or in a business trip surely Tagaytay is one the best places for a great escape from the busy life in the metro cities.