Witness the beauty of the New Zealand of the Philippines with your friends and family by joining this whole-day South Batan Tour. Aside from seeing the iconic rolling green hill of Batanes, you will also learn about the indigenous tribes of the region and immerse in their culture. This private package is perfect for travelers who want to explore South Batan and experience the unique charm of Batanes.
The first stop is the Chawa View Deck which overlooks the blue waters of the West Philippine Sea. You will then head to Mahatao Town where you will visit the Mahatao Old Church and Mahatao Tayid Light House among others. Your next stop is the most popular scenic spot of Batanes, Marlboro Country which is also known as Racuh a Payaman. The combination of the seascape and landscape dotted by cattle is definitely a sight to behold.
You will get the chance to immerse yourself in South Batan’s history and culture as you continue your tour. The next spot is the Alapad and Loran Station Ruins which was used by the US Navy during the American era. Driving further, you will visit the Itbud Community and the town of Uyugan, where you will see the Song Song ruins. As you make your way around the site, you will be amazed by the skill of the locals which are displayed through their houses.
Another unique South Batan attraction that you will visit is the honesty coffee shop, located in Ivana. This unmanned shop allows customers to get whatever they need and simply drop their payment at designated boxes. You will then proceed to the San Jose Church, and then to the House of Dakay. Constructed in 1887, the House of Dakay is the oldest stone house in Batanes. Finally, you will drive by the Spanish Bridge which serves as a reminder of the Spanish Era.
Invite your friends and book this tour to explore Batanes’s South Batan attractions. Check the availability by choosing a date.
- All guests are required to pay Visitors Sustainable Ecotourism Fee and DENR Protected Area Management Board Fee of PHP 400/person.
- Guests should also pay Provincial Unified Fee at PHP 350/person at the airport.
- All our guides speak English.
- Not all establishments accept credit or debit cards, and ATMs may be limited.