Flights to Basco (Batanes)

Flights to Basco

As the provincial capital city in the Batanes Province, Basco is only populated with 8,579 people (based on the census data of 2015) which explains its quietness. Upon every tall cliff of Batan Island can be seen houses of the locals uniquely built with cobblestones and thatched-roofs. The ambiance of the whole town feels and looks like the medieval castle ruins on the coastlines of the Mediterranean sea that will make your flights to Basco unforgettable.

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The best times to visit  Basco

Waiting for the best times to visit Basco? February is the best month for traveling to the Batanes Island. The weather is always cold the whole year, but February is the sunny month on the island. Then you can enjoy many outdoor activities and much sight-seeing. Grab the cheapest flights to Basco in July when the flight costs starting from PhP8,659.

Also, join one of many festivals held in Basco like Agro-Trade Fair in Sabtang Island (one of the islands of Batanes) where the locals (Ivatan people) show their harvested produces from several different fields in a parade. Some of the young women performed their traditional dances in their traditional garment, woven vakul. Don’t forget to try their delicious signature culinary, turmeric rice and bistek (beef steak) served in vunung (the leaves of breadfruits).

Worth-visiting tourism places in Basco

You won’t regret your flights to Basco with these incredible places:

Basco Lighthouse

Having been the most well-known landmark in Batanes Island, this lighthouse is located in Naidi Hills, dense green vegetation hills on the coastline of the open sea. From the building’s fifth floor, tourists get to see the whole Batanes Island’s scenery.

Basco Idjang

These ancient fortresses built by the Ivatan people at the time used to be people’s shelters from natural disasters like typhoons and the invaders.

Fundacion Pacita

As one of the hotels in the island that offers the best views of the sea and mountains around, Fundacion Pacita is not only for the haves. For backpackers this place also allows them to take an amazing tour at it.

Tukon Church

This church has also become one of the tourist destinations in Basco for its artistic interior designs, especially its stained glass windows. Not to mention a local artist’s students’ wonderful paintings of saints displayed in the church.

You may also see other amazing tourism sites in Basco, Batanes Islands. Get the most ideal time and the cheapest flights to Basco for your next holiday.

How much things cost in Basco


Cost (in PHP)


1031 – 4258,31


8,50 – 140

Food & Drink

150 – 700

Medical Consultation

300 – 500


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