Make the most out of your trip to Batanes with this 3 day tour of Batan and Sabtang Island! Check out the best spots of the region's two main islands onboard either a traditional tricycle or standard van, and an open-air jeepney depending on your group's size. Start your tour with a visit to Batan Island's northern parts, where historical ruins, gorgeous hillscapes, and Basco lies. Soak in the surreal beauty of North Batan's surrounding nature as your tour drives you through your scenic itinerary.
Planning a trip to Batanes? Join this culturally immersive 2 day tour around two of its main islands! Kick off your holiday with a ride to the southern parts of Batan Island, where the winding roads lead to three major towns: Ivana, Mahatao, and Uyugan. Be surprised by each town's set of prided attractions - sights that go from cliffside viewpoints and vast grasslands, to ancient ruins and local must-sees. On your second day, cross the raging waters of the Pacific Ocean to Sabtang Island's white sand coastline.
If you ask Filipinos what they think is the most beautiful destination in the country, the answer won’t be any of their iconic beaches. Instead, most locals will dreamily talk about Batanes - the northernmost province in the archipelago. Discover why natives prefer the quiet beauty of the island region over everything else with this tour of North Batan! Explore the other half of Batan Island with visits to the area's breathtaking attractions. Check out Mt. Carmel Church first and fall in love with this stone chapel, which overlooks Mt. Iraya and the Pacific Ocean from its hilltop spot. Feast your eyes on another panoramic view of the island's landscape, this time at PAGASA Tukon Radar. Spot Fundacion Pacita from a distance, your next stop after the weather station. Venture farther into the hills and see vast grasslands from Basco Idjang Viewing. Learn how Batanes was occupied during the Japanese while at the viewpoint and explore the Dipnaysupuan Japanese Tunnel during your stay. Rest for a quick minute at Valugan Boulder Beach where rough waves meet the boulders of all sizes. Head to Basco Town Proper for a city tour and get to visit the Provincial Capitol and Cathedral of Santo Domingo de Guzman. Travel back to the hillside of the island, where the endless folds of Vayang Rolling Hills and Naidi Hills soak in the day's remaining sunlight. End the tour with a sunset viewing at Basco Lighthouse.
See what lies beyond Batan Island with this tour of Sabtang Island! Explore the entire province in just 9 hours onboard an open-air jeepney. Cross the Pacific Ocean on a faluwa from the mainland and arrive at the port just in time for your tour. Visit San Vicente Ferrer Church, a National Historical Landmark on the island. Head next to Malakdang Lighthouse for an unparalleled view of the surrounding cliffs and rugged terrain. Make your way down to the town proper to see the iconic stone houses of Sinakan and Savidug.
While foreigners are lounging by the white sand beaches of the Philippines, most locals are dreaming about the idyllic hilly landscape of Batanes. Discover why Filipinos are crowding over to the northernmost parting of the country with this 2 day tour of Batan Island! Check out the main island of the province onboard a traditional tricycle for 3, or a standard van for up to 10 guests. Hop aboard and start your exploration with a visit to North Batan. Scale the extensive hills of the area, where Mt.
In a tropical country like the Philippines, scenic grasslands like Batanes is an unusual sight. Discover why the rolling plains of the region is on top of every Filipino's bucket list with this tour of its southern parts! Start your adventure with a visit to Paderes Point and Cliff Road, viewing points known for their carved opening. See more of the ocean from Chawa View Deck, a steep roadside stairwell that leads to rocky shores. From there, make your way down to Mahatao Shelter Port where fishing boats and marine vessels are stowed away from waves during the monsoon season.