Immerse yourself in the beauty of Batanes with this afternoon tour to the popular attractions of North Batan. Visit the famous landmarks of the region, from churches to panoramic landscapes, on this exciting road trip around the island. You will be escorted by a knowledgeable tour guide who will ensure that you have a relaxing and enjoyable sightseeing experience.
Your tour will begin once you are picked up at your accommodation. Your guide will brief you on your day’s itinerary as you make your way to the first stop. You will first visit Mt. Carmel Chapel, also known as Tukon Chapel. It is owned by the Abad Clan who is the most prominent family in Batanes. The architecture of the church was inspired by the traditional Ivatan Stone Houses.
Afterward, you will check out the Tukon Radar Station and Fundacion Pacita Hotel, which is also owned by the Abad Family. You now proceed to Idjang Viewing Point where you will be able to see the famous rolling hills of Batanes. The next stop is the Japanese Tunnel which was used as a shelter by Japanese soldiers during World War 2. You will then head to Valugan Boulder Beach. This pristine beach boasts boulders along its shores, making it a great photo opportunity.
Next up, you will now explore Basco Town Proper. Your tour guide will take you around the town’s landmark such as the Immaculate Concepcion Cathedral, and Sto. Domingo Cathedral - the first church ever built in Basco. You will also visit Basco Plaza, which has a bronze statue dedicated to the National Hero of the Philippines - Jose Rizal.
Once you're done exploring the town, prepare to be amazed by the lush greenery of Vayang Rolling Hills. Dotted with cattle, this stunning landscape is reminiscent of the rolling hills of New Zealand. Don’t forget to take photos to immortalize the moment while you’re there. The last stop of your tour is Naidi Hills, which is home to the Basco Lighthouse. This is one of the best places to view the sunset on the island. Cap off your memorable tour with a magnificent view of Batanes’ sunset.
Explore the landmarks and scenery North Batan has to offer by booking this tour. 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.