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Phuket Island Tour – Meet the Locals

Meet Phuket in a different way, look behind the tourist curtain and meet the real Phuketianer. Who are the locals, how is their lifestyle, custom and food. Discover the sounds and sights of Phuket Town and meet the locals, who they are and what they do in their daily life.

Trip Details
Trip Code: TH-PKT-1152
Destination: Phuket
Duration: 1 day
Frequency: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday
Departure Time: depending on the day
Suitable For: Family, Seniors, Children
Trip Theme: Culture, History
Phuket Island Tour – Meet the Locals
Phuket Island Tour – Meet the Locals
Phuket Island Tour – Meet the Locals
Phuket Island Tour – Meet the Locals
Phuket Island Tour – Meet the Locals, Thalang Road

This tour is the kind of that will bring you to places where normally tourists are not seen. Accompanied by Khun Chaya on this unique trip, and let her show you her home town and island.

Program: Come along with us to experience:

Visit Chin Pracha Mansion (on Friday tour), the oldest Sino-Portuguese styled mansion in Phuket town, the evidence of the Tin Legacy from over a century ago, it's a location of many Thai and international films and TV shows. Have a chance to meet the owner, who is still living in this amazing piece of Phuket History.

Experience what locals eat and taste in their cuisine. If you have passions for food and appreciate 'Yummy Bites Full of Story', this is perfect for you. The tour includes tasty local snacks and a meal (lunch or dinner) at one of the local restaurants.

Visit perhaps, the real natives of the island, the Sea Gypsies on Koh Sirey. Originally nomadic people, their ancestors roamed the area in the Andaman Sea for many centuries before making their ways for permanent settlement on the west coast of southern Thailand a century ago. Visiting their village to see how they live their independent and self sufficient lifestyle so simple and very close to nature!

We will visit two Buddhist temples; one of the Thai tradition, the other of the Taoist Chinese belief, along with full explanation of the differences and why, before we make our way to Rang Hill, for a beautiful panoramic view overlooking Phuket City. Getting a geography explanation for why Phuket was named so while taking in a good look at Phuket Town, Chalong Bay and Phuket Bay.

On Sunday Afternoon Tour, visit the only local museum in Phuket Town. The Phuket Thai Hua where rich cultural heritage and the history of Chinese settlement here are beautifully portrayed inside the century-old building, formerly a local Thai-Chinese school.

Meeting the Locals is a great way of getting to know the Real Phuket and our diverse culture and people, as well as enjoying a variety of local cuisines. The tour is on offer 2 times a week:

Friday – from 09.00 – 16.00 (9:00 am to 4:00 pm)

Sunday – from 14.00 – 21.00 (2:00 pm to 9:00 pm)
(Sunday is a special afternoon program designed to incorporate the Sundays Night Market Walk on Thalang Road at the end of the tour).

 

 

Package Includes:

  • Transportation to and from hotels in Phuket
  • Entry fee to Chin Pracha Mansion on Friday
  • Entry fee to Phuket Thai Hua Museum on Sunday
  • Coffee or Refreshment Break
  • Visit to Chinese Taoist temple
  • Visit to Thai Buddhist temple
  • Visit to Rang Hill 
  • Tour at the Sea Gypsies Village on Sirey Island
  • Lunch or Dinner at local restaurant
  • Insurance (Thai standard)
  • Drinking Water
  • Professional Tour Leader

Package not includes:

  • Soft drinks, snacks & meals outside the mentioned program
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips to guide & Driver

Children Policy:

  • Children under 5yrs: FOC
  • Children between 6 - 12 yrs discounted price as mentioned below

Join in Tour:

From Date To Date Duration Adults Children
30 Sep 2017 31 Oct 2018 1 day

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Price is quoted per person and subject to change without prior notice