Batanes here we come!!!
Yes, Batanes will soon be within our reach thanks to the new domestic route of Airphil Express. Being one of the fastest growing airline companies in the Philippines, Airphil continuously expands its coverage nationwide. One of its added flight destination will be Batanes in the northern most portion of the Philippines.
Many of us only dream of traveling to Batanes for it is very far from Manila and going there can be difficult and very expensive. Flights to Basco is hard to find and travel by sea is doable but can take long hours. But this will soon change!
Batanes is one of the most sought after destinations by travelers and adventure freaks because of its natural beauty. It is also home to some of the most friendly people in the Philippines.
But going to Batanes will Now be easy thanks to Airphil Express.
When you get there, please share to us your experience or just say ‘I’ve been to Batanes!’ in the comment box below so it will inspire all of us to make our Batanes dream travel come true too!
Lighthouse in Batanes
Starting May 1, 2013, Airphil will fly to Basco, Batanes 3 times a week.
Airphil flights to Banates will leave every Monday,Wednesday and Friday at 5:05 Am from the NAIA Terminal 3. Arrival in Basco, Batanes is estimated at 6:50 AM.
Return flights from Basco to Manila is scheduled at the same days at 8:40 am and will arrived in NAIA terminal 3 at 10:20 AM.
Batanes Tourist Spots and must see Destinations
Some of the must see Batanes Tourist spots include:
- Mt. Iraya- famous volcano best for trekking and hiking.
- Orchid Island where you can see Taiwan on a clear day.
- Di-atay beach- a beautiful cove with white sands
- Radar Tukon- the weather station built on top of a hill
- House of Dakay: Oldest Ivatan House in Batanes
- Historical churches like the San Jose Church and the San Carlos Borromeo Church.
Airphil tickets to Batanes will be on sale very soon. Expect Piso Fare Info to update you once regular and promo tickets to Batanes are available. Have your barkada and family start planning now!
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