Mt. Pinatubo Day Tour with Tour Guide | Toblerone Hills, Crater Lake

Mt. Pinatubo Day Tour with Tour Guide | Toblerone Hills, Crater Lake
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Mt Pinatubo, Botolan, Zambales, Philippines
8 hours
All year
Minimum age:
7 years old


Hike to the top of Mt. Pinatubo and see its breathtaking crater lake in person through this day tour. This is a great experience for beginner climbers as Pinatubo has well-established trails that are generally easy to follow. The tour also comes with the service of a guide throughout the entire climb. 

To make sure you don't spend too much time under the heat of the sun, you'll start climbing after meeting up with your guide at the Capas jump-off point at 4:30 AM. If you need transportation, you can book additional roundtrip transfers from Manila or Clark for a fee. After registering at the jump-off point, you'll hop in a 4x4 jeep and make your way across the sandy terrain surrounding the base of the mountain. 

On the way to the foot of the mountain, you'll pass by a group of hills that resemble the famous Toblerone chocolate and are aptly called the Toblerone Hills. You can stop here to take a few photos as well. Then when you reach the mountain, you'll begin the ascent to the crater lake. The climb usually lasts around an hour but will differ depending on your pace. 

Once you reach the entrance to the lake, you'll be rewarded with a view of the majestic caldera set against alpine-like rock formations. Feel free to rest here and take photos of the beautiful scenery after your climb. You can also enjoy your own snacks here before preparing to return to the base of the mountain. After your descent, you'll take the 4x4 jeep back to the jump-off point. 

Conquer the famous Mt. Pinatubo and visit its crater lake by booking this day tour. Check the availability by choosing a date. 

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Pinatubo Day tour with tour guide assistance
4x4 Jeepney Ride
Tour Itinerary: Toblerone Hills and Pinatubo Crater Lake
Fees and permits included in the itinerary
Add-on: Accommodation Pick up and Drop off within Clark or Manila
Not Included: Accommodation Pick up and Drop off, Meals, Tips, and Gratuities


Hiking and Trekking

What to bring

Valid ID for local guests and Passport for foreign guests
Vaccination Card

Good to know

This is a private tour. Meals are not yet included. Copy of Valid IDs for local tourists and Passport for foreign tourists are to be sent upon confirmation.

Children Friendly: Children 7 and above are allowed to join the activity

Pet Friendly: No. Please understand that this is for your fur baby's safety.

Senior Citizen/PWD Friendly: No. Unless given permission by a licensed doctor senior citizens and PWDs are not encouraged to partake in this activity as this is a medium to extreme activity.

Meet up time is 4:30AM at Capas Tourism Satellite Office. For Clark Pick up, pick up time is 3:30AM, and for Manila Pick up, pick up time is 2:00AM. To change the meet up time and location please request in advance so our operator may check if the itinerary will fit as we may need to move the pick-up time if the location is far and additional fee may apply.

The operator may cancel the tour in case of force majeure or unforeseen circumstances like weather conditions. In this case, you will be given the option to reschedule or request a full refund. Note that being late by 15-30 minutes without any advice is considered a no-show. Schedule cancellation requests must be made 48 hours before your original subject to approval.

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