Batanes is known as one of the most untouched places in the Philippines. This immersive journey takes you through the captivating landscapes and historic sites of the smallest province in the country. Discover Batanes with Explora Ahora and go on an adventure set against a backdrop of stunning natural sceneries and cultural discoveries.


  • Hotel accommodation of your choice 
  • Daily breakfast at the hotel 
  • Private transfers, guide and driver
  • Private experience for applicable destinations
  • Entrance tickets for all experiences 
  • 24/7 customer experience assistance 
  • Environmental fees and taxes
  • Local tourist taxes and fees 


  • International flights from your destination 
  • Additional stay in Manila for flight connections
  • Domestic flights within the Philippines 
  • Tips for the driver and guides
  • Food and beverage 

Notes to Remember:

  • Additional nights in Manila may be needed for flight connections to the destinations. 
  • All experiences are subject to confirmation and weather conditions.
  • Cancellations of experience due to weather are non-refundable. 
  • Re-bookings are subject to change and are upon the discretion of airlines, accommodations, and other suppliers.
  • Cancellations within three months of the departure date are not permitted.
  • Expect flight delays due to the small airports on the islands. 
  • As an archipelago, delays and inconveniences may occur due to the fragmented nature of the country's geography. We believe these occasional challenges are an integral part of the Explora experience!
  • Explora partners with the best 4-star and 5-star accommodations in every destination.  In instances where high-rated options are unavailable in specific locations, we guarantee the provision of the finest available accommodations in that area.
  • In times when private transfers may not be available, we will be utilizing shared ferry or van services for island-to-island transfers.
  • In some instances, private tours may not be available and we might do group shared experiences if required for any reason. 
  • Rates subject to change.
day one

Day 1: Arrival - Batan North Tour

Your Batanes adventure commences with a morning arrival. After settling in, you'll begin your journey at Fundacion Pacita, a luxury hotel with breathtaking hillside views of the sea. Explore the property and the indoor museum, featuring Pacita Abad's artworks.

You'll head out to visit the PAG-ASA Radar Station, where you can enjoy the panoramic views.  The day continues in Didawud Idjang, a historic fortress once used for protection during times of war. After that, you’ll discover the Dipnaysupuan Japanese Tunnel, a relic of the Japanese occupation, and explore the Chanpan/Valugan Boulder Beach, famed for its unique rock formations.

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Day 2: Batan South Tour

The day’s adventure unfolds at Homoron Blue Lagoon, an intriguing spot where only the Spanish were permitted to swim back in the Spanish era. You’ll also visit Diura Fishing Village, where traditional fishing practices continue. Don't miss the captivating beachfront!

Explore the iconic House of Dakay, a well-preserved Ivatan house, and San Jose de Obrero Church, a historical site related to the Katipunan revolutionaries. Discover the Songsong Ruins, once ravaged by a tsunami but now a thriving coastal community.

Before the day ends, you'll explore the LORAN Station, a remnant of the US Coast Guards, now a branch of the National Museum.

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Day 3: Sabtang Island

A visit to the Savidug Community lets you experience traditional Ivatan houses and might give you a sighting of the endangered black-faced spoonbill. In the Chavayan Community, the cradle of Ivatan culture, you’ll get to explore rows of old houses and visit the chapel roofed with cogon grass. A stone’s throw away from the chapel is a picturesque shoreline for you to meditate and marvel at nature.

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Day 4: Itabayat Island

Today, you’ll embark on a journey to the ancient dwelling of Turungan Cave & Hills, believed to be the first landing place of the Austronesians. Explore Rapang Cliff, a natural park with unique rock formations, and visit Manuyuk, a sinkhole with a historical past. You’ll also witness the architectural genius of the Vernacular Houses, a fusion of European and Ivatan styles, which can withstand the harshest weather conditions.

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Day 5: Departure

Bid farewell to Batanes as you transfer to Basco airport for your next destination, carrying cherished memories of this remarkable journey.

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Private Experiences
Rate per Adult
USD 1,599
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