Philippines - Around Manila (PDF Chapter)

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This is the Around Manila chapter from Lonely Planet’s Philippines guidebook.

The area south of Manila is home to a clutch of interesting military history sights and some of the most dramatic landscapes you’ll find anywhere. Volcanoes are the speciality, with some impressive sea- and townscapes thrown in. Head north and you’ll run square into the most notorious volcano of them all, Mt Pinatubo, in the underrated Zambales Mountains. It overlooks the twin ex-military bases of Subic and Clark, now struggling to become tourism hubs.

  • do a volcano climb at Mt Pinatubo
  • maps
  • paddle along the heart of darkness in Pagsanjan
  • transport
  • immerse yourself in WWII history on a day trip from Manila to Corregidor
  • restaurants & accommodation

Coverage includes: Corregidor, Las Piñas, Kawit, Calamba, Tagaytay, Taal Volcano & Lake Taal, Taal, Batangas, Anilao, Pagsanjan, Lucban, Lucena, Olongapo & Subic Bay, San Fernando (Pampanga), Clark & Angeles, and Mt Pinatubo & around.

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