Full Day Phuket Explorer

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Tour Level: Moderate

Tour Comfort: Standard

Tour Period: All day

8 hours    English, French, Russian, German    Phuket

tour highlights

  • See the Big Buddha on Nakkerd Hill
  • Visit a cashew nut factory
  • View a 100 year old Chinese mansion made famous in movies
  • Take a ride on a water buffalo cart through the rural landscape

tour details

We’ll explore Thailand’s largest island by starting with a scenic drive along some of Phuket’s beautiful beaches. At Nakkerd Hill, you’ll visit the stunning Big Buddha and enjoy a marvelous view over Chalong Bay and Southern Phuket. After seeing Wat Chalong, Phuket’s most revered monastery, we’ll also visit a cashew factory and Phuket’s oldest Chinese temple, where you’ll learn about the Chinese influence on the island. After lunch at a local restaurant, we’ll visit a typical farmhouse for a demonstration of rubber tapping. You’ll also observe trained monkeys picking coconuts and learn how rice is planted, grown and harvested. Finally, you’ll enjoy a short ride on a water buffalo cart.

tour description

08:30 Depart from your hotel and drives along the coast view some of Asia's most beautiful beaches.
09.00 Arrive at "Karon View Point" one of the most beautiful view on the island.
10:00 Arrive Nakkerd Hill where you will visit the stunning "Big Buddha". Here you will also enjoy a marvellous view over Chalong and southern Phuket. Then, proceed to Wat Chalong, Phuket's most revered monastery.
11:00 Enjoy a visit to a traditional cashew nut factory. Hopefully, the smells and taste of these freshly made cashew nuts will not spoil your appetite for lunch.
11:30 Visit the Oldest Chinese temple in Phuket town, Here you will learn about Chinese influence on the island.
12:00 Visit a more than 100-year old Chinese mansion (Sino-Portuguese style), where movies such as "Young Indiana Jones" And "Heaven and Earth" were filmed. Proceed to Old Phuket Town.
13:30 Enjoy a great lunch at local restaurant.
14:30 Visit typical farmhouse and demonstration of rubber sheets at a local plantation. See monkeys picking coconuts. Afterwards, experience rides on a buffalo-cart through picturesque landscapes. Here, we will show you how local farmer lived in the old days in Phuket. You will see how rice is planted, grown and all other work associated with rice, Asia's staple food. Soft drink will be provided as you enjoy a lifestyle very different from all tourist resort.
16:30 Return to your hotel.


Transfer included: Yes
Meals included: Lunch, soft drink
    Tour code: EXHFPEXB

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