Phuket is Thailand’s largest island and is the size of Singapore, 48 km long and 21 km at the widest part. Phuket lies in the Andaman Sea on Thailand’s Indian Ocean coast located 867 kilometers south of Bangkok. Phuket is blessed with magnificent coves and bays, palm-filled, white beaches, small surrounding islands, hospitable people and great seafood. Also delightful Chinese-Portuguese architecture, numerous sporting and leisure opportunities, a lush tropical landscape – which helps to create a nice atmosphere for a truly memorable Thailand trip. The most famous beaches are Patong, Kata, Karon, Kamala and Nai Harn Beach. Phuket islands are ideal for sailing, diving, snorkeling, golfing and all kinds of sports and entertainment you could wish for. You can also take a trip with a submarine to discover the colorful marine life below the surface. There are plenty of accommodations, ranging from standard bungalows to 5-star hotels.
Phuket’s former wealth derived from tin and rubber, and enjoyed a rich and colorful history. The island was one of the main trade routes between India and China, and is frequently mentioned in foreign ship company logos. It is a very attractive island for sightseeing, with beautiful beaches and wooded hillsides. Its population of 1.6 million people ranks on place 6 among all provinces. Approximately 2.8 million square feet of the area is forest. The main industry today is rice cultivation. The average income per head is 14,343 Baht.
But in recent times, Phuket’s main income was tourism, which has transformed the island into Thailand’s wealthiest province. One might expect that the prices are a bit higher than on the mainland. Western Phuket was hit hard by the tsunami in the Indian Ocean in December 2004, but there is almost no evidence left on the damage.
Phuket is very popular as a tourist destination and most of the beaches on the west coast of Phuket town in the southeast and the airport in the north.
DAY 01: ARRIVAL AT PHUKET – PHUKET FANTSEA SHOW
Upon your arrival in Phuket you will be transferred to Hotel, which is a short 30 Mins drive from Airport. Check in to the hotel .Time to relax! In the evening you will explore Phuket Fantsea show. Inspired by Thailand's rich and exotic heritage, Phuket Fantasea not only showcases the charm and beauty of Thailand but also enriches ancient Thai traditions with the wonder of cutting edge technology and special effects. The result is a stunning 140-acre themed complex packed with a multitude of activities and entertainments: a carnival village with games, handicrafts and shopping, a 4,000-seat themed restaurant offering a grand buffet of Thai and international cuisines, a breathtaking Las Vegas-style theatrical show, displaying Thailand's myths, mysteries, grace and beauty, not to mention the troupe of elephants, fire-eaters, graceful dancers and even a tiger! This wondrous extravaganza is certain to delight the whole family. Overnight stay at Hotel.
DAY 02: PHI PHI ISLAND TOUR BY BIG BOAT
After an early breakfast at the hotel, you will be transferred to the pier. From there, you will be transferred to Phi Phi island by via Big boat. Through this island tour, you will get to explore the lesser known parts such as the Northern area of the Phi Phi Islands. You will also get to visit Bamboo Island, which is a perfect place for snorkeling. Moving forward, enjoy a visit to a Maya Bay, which is where the shooting of the movie “The Beach” happened. In the evening, return to the hotel. Overnight stay at Hotel.
DAY 03: JAMES BOND ISLAND TOUR BY LONG TAIL BOAT
After an early breakfast at the hotel, you will be transferred to the pier. From there, you will be transferred to Phi Phi island by via Long Tail Boat. James Bond Island is one of the most popular destinations in Phang Nga Bay, famous for its appearance in the Bond movie 'The Man with the Golden Gun'. On this tour, take a leisurely cruise around the Phang Nga National Park on a traditional longtail boat, enjoy magnificent views of James Bond Island, and explore the mangrove forests and caves of Talu island on a sea canoe. Magnificent views of Phang Nga bay from a longtail boat, Fun sea canoeing excursion at Talu Island & Thai-style buffet lunch at Koh Pan fishing village. In the evening, return to the hotel. Overnight stay at Hotel.
DAY 04: FREE FOR LEISURE AND INDIVIDUAL ACTIVITIES
Post your sumptuous breakfast, day is at leisure to explore on your own. Overnight Stay at Hotel.
DAY 05: DEPARTURE
After Breakfast check-out from the hotel and proceed to the airport for the return journey with wonderful memories of Phuket - Thailand.
Note: This is just a suggested itinerary indicative of what could be possible. We customize holidays for your specific needs. Contact us if you want modifications so that we could customize a holiday to suit your need for an unforgettable International tour.
04 night’s accommodation on twin sharing at the hotels / Resorts mentioned above or similar as per the itinerary.
Daily buffet breakfast at all places in the hotels
Journeys Exotica representative for assistance on all arrival and departure transfers.
All transfers, excursions and sightseeing tours will be by Air-Conditioned Seat in Coach
Phi Phi Island tour by Big Boat with Lunch
James Bond Island tour by Long Tail Boat with Lunch
Ticket & Transfers to Phuket Fantsea Show
Road taxes, parking fee, fuel charges, and interstate taxes
All currently applicable taxes, including Government service tax
Expenses of personal nature like tipping, laundry, telephone/fax calls, alcoholic/non- alcoholic beverages, camera/video camera fee at monuments, medical expenses, airport departure tax, any insurance etc.
Porterage at all hotels, railway station & airports.
Any meals other than the mentioned.
Any kind of Visa Fees/Airfare
National Park Fees
Any other services not mentioned in the inclusions.
Our Cost is not valid for any period other than mentioned above.