Getting up close and personal with volcanoes is not ideal for everybody. But to those who like to live life dangerously, planning a trip to an active volcano would be a fiery adventure. Certainly, it ignites the imagination of apprehensive danger and appreciates the desolate beauty.
This enigmatic volcano entices both professional photographers and amateurs alike, even when it’s spitting lava.
If you happen to visit the Philippines or you’re planning to, make sure to add the Mayon Volcano on your bucket list. I guarantee, it will fire up your trip.
The Mayon Volcano is an active stratovolcano on the Island of Luzon in the Philippines, specifically in Legazpi City, Albay. It is known for its almost symmetric conical shape. Its shape was formed through layers of lava flows and pyroclastic cloud from erosion and past eruptions.
There’s more to it than the breathtaking view!
The two and a half kilometer mountain can be seen from anywhere in Albay. But side from extreme sightseeing, the province of Albay offers natural and artificial attractions as well. Explore the beauty of the volcano, Cagsawa Church ruins, and Lignon Hills nature Park among others.
You can also enjoy activities that will surely get your adrenaline rushing like crazy such as ATV driving, trekking, zip lining and a lot more. And once your energy has depleted and you are already starving, you can feast lavish Bicolano delicacies such as the famous Bicol Express, laing, pinangat, or ginataang langka.
So, if you ever feel extremely adventurous, visit the world’s most perfectly formed volcano. Visit the Philippines!