Things to Do in Batanes

Going to Batanes soon? Here are some things to do in Batanes.

 

Things to Do in Batanes:

1. Swim in the Fountain of Youth

Full details at https://happyandbusytravels.com/fountain-of-youth/

Rakuh-a-idi Spring Fountain of Youth - Batanes travel guide and itinerary for 5 days - things to do in batanes - Happy and Busy Travels

 

 

2. Ride a Bicycle

Full details at https://happyandbusytravels.com/biking-in-batanes/

Biking in Batanes - Batanes Travel guide and itinerary for 5 days - Happy and Busy Travels in Batanes

 

 

3. Eat Ivatan Dishes

Several restaurants serves Filipino, Western, and most importantly Ivatan dishes!

 

Hiro’s Joy Cuisine Cantering Services

Full details at https://happyandbusytravels.com/hiros-joy-cuisine/

This is the restaurant that we tried that serves most of the Ivatan dishes. From Uved, to Luñis, and a lot more!

Uved Ivatan Dish - Hiro's Joy Cuisine and Catering - Batanes Travel Guide and Itinerary for 5 days - Happy and Busy Travels
Uved

 

Harbour Cafe

Full details at https://happyandbusytravels.com/harbour-cafe/

Harbour Cafe Review - Batanes Travel Guide and Itinerary for 5 days - Happy and Busy Travels
Luñis Php 280

 

Pananayan Catering Services

The catering services is located in Morong Beach, Sabtang. They serve set meals that sometimes include Ivatan dishes.

Pananayan Canteen and Catering Services Morong Beach Sabtang Batanes - Batanes Travel Guide and Itinerary for 5 days - Happy and Busy Travels

 

 

4. Learn Ivatan Language

Only Ivatans use this language. Here is Busy saying sweet things to me haha.

 

Another useful word is Dios Mamajes or Thank you in English. But if you translate this, it means “God will repay.”

 

5. Eat Kasusuhad Flower

Who would’ve thought that while we were on tour, we will see a cute tiny flower that grows in the wild?

 

 

 

6. Swim at the beach

Did you know that you can swim at some beaches?

Morong Beach, Sabtang

Morong Beach Sabtang Batanes - Batanes Travel Guide and Itinerary for 5 days - Happy and Busy Travels

 

Maydangeb White Beach

Maydangeb White Beach South Batan- Batanes Travel Guide and Itinerary for 5 days - Happy and Busy Travels

 

Beach Beside the Fountain of Youth

Rakuh-a-idi Spring Fountain of Youth - Batanes travel guide and itinerary for 5 days - Happy and Busy Travels

 

 

7. Wear Vakul and Kanayi

There is a lot of places in Batanes that has Vakul and Kanayi rental.

Naidi Lighthouse

Full details at https://happyandbusytravels.com/naidi-lighthouse-and-hills/

This is the place where we saw the cheapest Vakul and Kanayi rental. But there is no basket for the girls.

Naidi Hills and Lighthouse - Batanes Travel guide and itinerary for 5 days - Happy and Busy Travels

 

House of Dakay

We got to rent the whole outfit from the House of Dakay.

House of Dakay South Batan - Batanes Travel Guide and Itinerary for 5 days - Happy and Busy Travels

 

 

8. Ride the Tricycle the Ivatan way

Our tricycle was provided by Amazing Batanes Tours. This picture is just for picture taking purposes 😆 we had a driver/ tour guide.

Amazing Batanes Travel and Tours Batanes Travel guide and itinerary for 5 days - Happy and Busy Travels in Batanes

You can also get you own by contacting the travel agency, or renting from the terminal.

Tricycles in Sabtang Batanes - Batanes Travel Guide and Itinerary for 5 days - Happy and Busy Travels
Tricycle terminal in Sabtang Island

 

 

9. Go to Sabtang Island, Batanes

Day tours in Sabtang Island is the most common tour in this island. But we suggest that you stay for a night here to enjoy more of the island.

There are a lot of advantages if you stay for at least a day here.

  1. Go to more places
  2. Stay longer in each tourist spots
  3. Avoid the rush of day tour travelers

Savidug Village Sabtang Batanes - Batanes Travel Guide and Itinerary for 5 days - Happy and Busy Travels

 

Sumnanga Village Sabtang Batanes - Batanes Travel Guide and Itinerary for 5 days - Happy and Busy Travels

 

10. Tour Basco

Finally, touring Basco is one of the best things to do in Batanes. With the help of Amazing Batanes Tours, you won’t have any problem in touring the island.

Marlboro Hills Racuh A Payaman South Batan- Batanes Travel Guide and itinerary for 5 days - Happy and Busy Travels
Marlboro Hills

 

Alapad Rock Formation - Batanes travel guide and itinerary for 5 days 4 - Happy and Busy Travels
Alapad Rock Formation

 

Tayid Lighthouse - Batanes Travel guide and itinerary for 5 days - Happy and Busy Travels
Tayid Lighthouse

 

Vayang Rolling Hills - Batanes travel guide and Itinerary for 5 days - Happy and Busy Travels
Vayang Rolling Hills

 

Valugan Boulder Beach - Batanes travel guide and itinerary for 5 days - Happy and Busy Travels to Batanes
Valugan Boulder Beach

 

fundacion pacita
Fundacion pacita

 

Whatever you do in the island, just remember to abide by the rules! have fun! and enjoy!

 

Our full itinerary at https://happyandbusytravels.com/batanes-travel-guide-and-itinerary-for-5-days/

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