Are you a thrill-seeker, kid at heart, or just someone who really enjoys pampering oneself? Whatever it is you’re into, Tagaytay is ready to welcome you! There are so many fun things to do in Tagaytay that you will definitely love.

In just 2 to 3 hours from Manila, you will already reach Tagaytay. Aside from being near the metro, what people love most about it is its cool weather that is why Tagaytay has become a favorite destination of the weekend travelers.

To help you out plan a fun adventure, we’ve listed the top 10 things to do in Tagaytay!

1. Sightseeing

A clear view of the calm Taal Volcano

People come to Tagaytay not just to feel its cool air but also to go sightseeing. There are many Tagaytay attractions that never fails to amaze its visitors. The most famous Tagaytay tourist spot is the Taal Volcano. Many restaurants and hotels offer a great view of the volcano. 

2. Horseback riding

tourists riding horses going to taal volcano

Since Taal Volcano is one of the best places to visit in Tagaytay, why not make your trip more fun by riding a horse going to its crater? Going up the crater riding a horse will take about 20 minutes. Once you’re there, you could see the steamy rocks oozing with steam.

3. Have a picnic

Pack your things, the best dishes your mom cooked, and camera for a picnic of a lifetime! Spend quality time with your family by having a picnic at some of the best Tagaytay tourist attractions like Picnic Grove or People’s Park in the Sky.

4. Museum-hopping

exterior of the glass museum in tagaytay
Photo credits to Museo Orlina

Fancy art pieces and museums? Then Tagaytay is perfect to feast your eyes with the incredible masterpieces of the Filipino artists! You can visit Museo Orlina Glass Museum to see cool glass sculptures or the Puzzle Mansion where the largest collection of jigsaw puzzles can be found.

5. Unleash your inner child

A group of friends enjoying the rollercoaster at Sky Ranch Tagaytay | Photo from Sky Ranch Tagaytay
Photo credits to Sky Ranch Philippine

Bring back your childhood with Sky Ranch’s wide variety of rides such as the Sky Eye, the second tallest Ferris wheel in the Philippines, Super Viking, and Sky Cruiser, as well as smaller rides fit for kids. This amusement park does not only offer fun rides but also a good view of the Taal Volcano. You’re hitting two birds with one stone at this Tagaytay tourist spot!

6. Search for the best bulalo in town

bulalo creative shot

What’s a trip to Tagaytay without eating bulalo? Bulalo is a light colored soup that is made by cooking beef shanks and bone marrow until the collagen and fat has melted into the clear broth. It typically includes leafy vegetables, corn on the cob, scallions, onions, garlic, ginger, and fish sauce. Some people drive to Tagaytay just to have a quick Bulalo fix! The best place to try bulalo is at Mahogany Market, Leslie’s, and Balay Dako.

7. Ride a zipline

two girls riding the zipline
Photo credits to Zoomanity Group

One of the most thrilling things to do in Tagaytay is ziplining! In case you don’t know yet, there are more fun activities you can do at Picnic Grove other than having a picnic with family and friends! For the adrenaline junkies, the zipline they’d have to brave is measuring 300 feet above the ground and 250 meters long. 

8. Trek to Taal Volcano for an incredible view

a girl reached the summit of taal volcano

Why settle for a scenic view of Taal Volcano from afar at the restaurant you’re eating at when you can hike to the crater lake and get up close with one of nature’s amazing wonders? Get ready for a one-of-a-kind adventure by boat, by foot, or by horse, and bask in the majestic beauty of Taal Volcano. Taal Volcano is the top Tagaytay tourist spot so make sure you’ll choose the best way going there.

9. Visit a zoo

If you’re an animal lover and fancy a safari-kind of like trip, then you might want to include Paradizoo and ZooRI (Zoo at Residence Inn) in your Tagaytay tourist spots itinerary. You can see all kinds of lovely animals from farm-raised horses, chickens and wild ones like lions, monkeys to aerial creatures. You can also see reptiles like snakes and iguanas and various sea creatures.

10. Shop your favorite plants at Mahogany Market

If you’re a plant mommy or just a person who loves being around some form of nature, you’ll definitely enjoy Mahogany Market’s wide array of plants and flowers. From herbs like cilantro and basil, to potted plants like cactus, jellybeans, and echeveria, to flowers like roses and zinnias—whatever kind you need, you can get your plant fix at Mahogany Market at super affordable prices.

Now that you know the fun things to do in Tagaytay, it’s time to look for the best budget hotel. Make sure to check out and choose from the many good hotels that have great amenities and near Tagaytay attractions at a very affordable price!



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