Discover the beauty of Ivatan culture and explore the natural attractions of Batanes by joining this shared tour to Sabtang Island! This tour will give you the chance to immerse yourself in the Ivatan culture and marvel at the Sabtang’s raw beauty. The right mix of sightseeing and immersion makes this tour package perfect for different kinds of travelers.
Your tour will begin once you are picked up from your accommodation. You will board a native boat and travel through the Pacific Ocean towards Sabtang Island. You will then transfer to an open-air jeepney that will take you around the island.
The first stop is San Vicente Ferrer Church, which is a National Historical Landmark. Afterward, you will see rows upon rows of traditional Ivatan houses at Savidug Village. The village is also home to the St. Thomas de Aquinas Chapel and the Savidug Idjang viewpoint. Nearby is the Tinan Viewpoint where you can catch a glimpse of the island’s breathtaking seascape. You will then meet more of the locals during the Chavayan Community Tour.
A visit to Sabtang won’t be complete without a seaside lunch at Morong Beach. The beach overlooks the Nakabuang Arch, which is one of the famous rock formations of Sabtang Island. Once you’ve had your fill, the next stop will be the Chavayan Traditional Ivatan Village. Here you will get a chance to wear and take photos of the traditional Ivatan headgear which is hand-made by the Sabtang Weavers Association.
Finally, you will get to pay your respects at Sta. Rosa de Lima Chapel which is the only remaining church in Batanes roofed with cogon grass. Your tour will end with a boat ride back to Batan Island where you can enjoy the sunset. Your driver will bring you back to your accommodation upon arrival in Batan.
Complete your Batanes itinerary with this full-day tour of Sabtang Island. 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.