Join us in this epic photography adventure down to the northernmost part of the country. Batanes offers spectacular coastal areas, rolling hills, moody skies, dramatic cloud formations and iconic lighthouses. These are the reasons why this province is considered the ultimate destination in Philippines for landscape photography.
March 26-30, 2021 (5 days)
6-10 not including the facilitators
Homestays with double sharing rooms
-Vaccination Card (complete)
***Will be based on IATF and Batanes LGU Health Protocol 30 days before the trip***
✅Regular checking of temperature
✅Always use of facemask
✅Always use of facemask while inside the vehicle
✅Social distancing must be always observed
09:00 Arrival in Basco Airport
10:00 Breakfast/Brunch near ariport
11:00 Depart going to Ivana Port
12:00 Boat ride going to Sabtang
13:00 Arrival in Sabtang / Check-in / Lunch at Morong Ark
14:00 Start TutorialsTechnical Demo
16:00 Prepare for Sunset Shoot: Morong Beach, Mahayao Arch Duvek / Sumnanga Fishing Village
00:00 Wake up and prepare for milky way shoot: Morong Beach, Mahayao Arch Duvek / Sumnanga Fishing Village Sabtang Lighthouse
05:00 Sunrise shoot in Sabtang Lighthouse
08:00 Look for spots / Free Time / Tourist mode: Savidug Village Stone Houses, Chamantad-Tiñan Viewpoint, Chavayan Stone Houses
12:00 Boat ride going to Basco
01:00 Arrival in Basco / Lunch
14:00 Free Time
16:30 Prepare for Sunset Shoot: Chapidan Boulder Beach
00:00 Wake up and prepare for milky way shoot: Basco Lighthouse / Naidi Hills
05:00 Sunrise shoot in Alapad
08:00 Look for spots / Free Time / Tourist mode: Japanesse Tunnel, Fundacion Pacita,
PAGASA Weather Station, Tukon Church
16:00 Prepare for Sunset Shoot: Vayang Rolling Hills
00:00 Wake up and prepare for milky way shoot: Tayid Lighthouse
05:00 Sunrise shoot in Diura Fishing Village
08:00 Look for spots / Free Time / Tourist mode: Spring of Youth, Marlboro Hills, ChawaViewdeck, Mahatao Boat Shelter,
16:00 Prepare for Sunset Shoot: Old Lighthouse near Boat Shelter
00:00 Wake up and prepare for milky way shoot
05:00 Sunrise shoot in Valugan Boulder Beach
07:00 Depart going back to Manila
CAMERA EQUIPMENT TO BRING
1. Camera body
2. Lenses (ultra-wide, standard zoom, telephoto)
3. Sturdy tripod
4. Remote shutter / intervalometer
5. Filters (NDs, GNDs, CPL)
6. Extra batteries
8. Extra memory cards
9. Rain protector
PERSONAL STUFF TO BRING
-comfortable clothes for 5 days
-sandals or slippers
-pocket money for meals not stated in inclusions
-flashlight or headlamp
-caps or hats
We are not liable for any bodily injury or harm, accidents, property damage or loss as a result of, but not limited to: physical exertion for which the participant was not prepared for; travel by plane, boat, car and other modes of transportation; consumption of alcoholic beverages and local food intake; forces of nature such as winds, hurricanes, typhoons, flooding, landslide, avalanche, etc; heat exhaustion; photography equipment failure includes but is not limited to water damage, loss, and theft; civil unrest or terrorism; or the unavailability of medical services and medicines in remote areas and the quality thereof. We are also not liable for: expenses that are not specified as included in the fee. We reserve the right to make hotel and car arrangements and/or itinerary or route plan changes in order to improve the quality of the trip.
-4-night accommodation in Basco and Sabtang
-van service in Batanes
-transportation in Sabtang
-RT boat transfers (Basco - Sabtang)
-tourism related fees
WHAT'S NOT INCLUDED?
-lunch and dinner
-domestic flights (Manila – Basco)
-accommodations outside the tour dates
-P11,000 down payment must be made upon registration.
-Balance must be settled 3 months before the first day of the trip.
-Registration must be done by filling up the registration form. Scroll down to see the "REGISTER" button.
-A copy of proof of down payment and identification must be sent email@example.com.
-Deposit / downpayment is non-refundable.
-If full payment is not received by the specified dates, we reserve the right to treat the reservation as cancelled and we can retain the downpayment.
-If a booking is made within 3 months before the first day of the trip, a full amount must be settled upon registration.
-50% of the balance paid will be returned if cancelling 30 days or more before the first day of the trip. No refund will be given if cancelling within 30 days before the first day of the trip.
-All cancellations must be made by writing an email to the organizers.
Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI)
Francis Eneria Ansing
Banco de Oro (BDO)
Francis Eneria Ansing
Via crypto (wallet address is available upon request)
SAMPLE IMAGES by Kevin Paul Zilabbo