Batanes (5D, 4N)
Tour Cost per Person (6, seat-in-coach)
|Hotel/Resort||Room Sharing||Tour Cost||Travel Dates|
|Seaside Lodge or similar, inn or similar||Twin/Double||
- Roundtrip airport transfers
- Hotel/Resort Accommodation
- Meals: daily breakfast, lunch and dinner during tour days (as specified in itinerary)
- 1 complimentary Thanksgiving dinner
- Guided BATAN NORTH TOUR with lunch, dinner
- Guided SABTANG ISLAND TOUR with roundtrip land and “faluwa” boat transfers with lunch, dinner or Revisiting Ivana plus a Guided Fishing Village Tour with lunch, dinner for those not going to Sabtang
- Guided MAHATAO-UYUGAN-IVANA TOURS with lunch, dinner
- Municipal taxes and fees
- Travel kit/give away
DAY 1 (March 24): ARRIVAL. BATAN NORTH TOUR (L,D)
Depart Manila. Arrive Basco early morning. Transfer to hotel/resort for check-in and orientation. Grab some time to rest, nap or freshen up before lunch. After lunch, go on tour exploring the Municipality of Basco, Batanes’ capital town: Mt. Carmel Chapel, PAGASA Tukon Radar Station, Idjang Viewing, Japanese Tunnel, Valugan Boulder Beach. In the town proper, see Basco Plaza, Casa Real, Kilometer Zero, Amandagat, Sto. Domingo Church (Immaculate Conception Cathedral), Vayang Rolling Hills, Naidi Hills and Lighthouse. Dinner. Overnight.
DAY 2 (March 25): MAHATAO, UYUGAN and IVANA TOUR (B, L,D)
After breakfast, explore the Municipality of Mahatao.and see: Chawa Viewdeck, Mahatao Pier, Vernacular Houses, San Carlos Borromeo Church, Diura Fishing Village, Racuh a Payaman (Marlboro Country) After lunch, proceed to the Municipality of Uyugan and see Imnajbu Old Naval Base, San Lorenzo Ruiz Chapel, Alapad, Our Lady of Miraculous Medal, Song Song Ruins, Motchong, San Antonio de Florencia Church. Finally, re-visit Ivana and see San Jose de Obrero Church, Tayid Lighthouse, Honesty Coffee Shop, House of Dakay, Spanish Bridge, Blue Lagoon. Dinner. Overnight.
DAY 3 (March 26): SABTANG ISLAND TOUR or Revisiting IVANA plus FISHING VILLAGE TOUR (B, L, D)
After an early and light breakfast, depart for San Vicente port in Ivana. Stop by San Vicente Ferrer Church for a little prayer. Take a boat to the Municipality of Sabtang where you see the following: Savidug Community, Savidug Idjang, Vernacular Houses and Limestone Production, Sto. Tomas de Aquinas Chapel, Tinyan View Deck, Chavayan Community Vernacular Houses, Sta. Rosa de Lima Chapel, Nakabuang Beach, Morong Beach, Ahaw Arch Formation. Lunch. After lunch, travel back to Ivana. Dinner. Overnight. Guests not joining tour to Sabtang will revisit IVANA TOUR plus a fishing village tour. Dinner. Overnight.
DAY 4 (March 27): FREE and EASY (B, D)
Breakfast. Rest of the day is free to rest and savor the serenity and beauty of nature around you as you spend bonding time with self, family and friends. Or take an optional tour. In the evening, enjoy a complimentary Thanksgiving dinner. Overnight.
DAY 5 (March 28): DEPARTURE (B)
Breakfast. Transfer to airport. (Please be at the airport at least 2 hours before departure time.)