Whenever we go to another place we always want to bring home something that can make us remember our trip. So, here are our recommended stores that you can buy souvenirs in Batanes.
Tawsen’s Souvenir Shop
We first went to Tawsen’s Souvenir Shop because it has the same owner as our hotel, and from our hotel it’s just 3 minutes away.
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Address: Argonza St, Basco, Batanes
Price depends on the size and styles, it ranges from Php 150 – 220.
Magnets, Keychains, and other accessories
The magnets below are for sale for Php 50 and Php 30 each.
A famous sign in Batanes, the Blow UR Horn sign magnet is for sale at Php 50 each.
Feel free to dig in the pile of magnets.
Key-chains are also for sale for Php 25 each. There are other styles but they are more expensive.
Bags, Coin Purse, and Fan
Price ranges from Php 50 – 100.
They also sell replica of the Stone House and Light house for Php 200 and Php 250.
Some snacks are also sold here, like this Turmeric Pulvoron! Are you curious how does it tastes like? It is delicious, the turmeric powder did not overpower the original taste of pulvoron. It’s like just a hint of Turmeric on every bite.
Another flavor is the Malunggay Pulvoron. Malunggay is a leafy vegetable, usually called Moringa in English. It also tasted good, it’s not like eating veggies.
Bisumi Souvenir Shop
This shop is another go to shop whenever you want to buy souvenirs in Batanes. By the way, they also have a lot of bikes for rent.
Address: National Road, Kayvalugan, Basco, Batanes
Prices also ranges from Php 120 – 200 depending on the size. But I love how they show all of the styles that they have.
This tea is made out of Tubho or a fern that can be found in Batanes. This tea is very common in Batanes. Each sachet is Php 50.
The store has a lot of handicrafts, most of them are good but are expensive. Just like this one, it costs Php 4,800!
Small bags are sold at Php 150.
They also sell magnets but it costs a little bit high than in Tawsen’s Souvenirs. This Blow UR Horn sign is for sale at Php 80.
Lighthouse Magnets for Php 120.
Keychains are also for sale at Php 50 each, and coin purse are for sale at Php 50 – 100.
Where to buy souvenirs in Batanes? Well it really depends on what souvenir would you like:
Magnets – Tawsens Place Inn
Key-chains – Both
T-shirts – Bisumi Souvenir Shop
Snacks – Tawsens Place Inn
Handicrafts – Bisumi Souvenir Shop
But if you have a lot of time, just visit both of the shops and splurge! 🙂
Our Batanes Travel Guide and 5-day Itinerary at: https://happyandbusytravels.com/batanes-travel-guide-and-itinerary-for-5-days/