Phuket in Thailand is the largest island in the country and is similar to the size of Singapore. Phuket is situated in the calm waters of the Andaman Sea just under Thailand’s southern coastline. Though it is an island, it is conveniently connected with the country through bridges and is 867 kilometers from Bangkok.
The soothing view of paradise in the form of beautiful beaches, sunset points, and other mesmerizing places can all become a part of Phuket tours. There are so many places to visit and things to do in Phuket that one tour would never be enough for a majority of people to get the utmost fun and entertainment. The city is no less than a magically beautiful dream.
Randomly picked things you can enjoy here includes fabulous entertainment shows, elephant trekking, white-water rafting, sea kayaking trips, island hopping, or/and learn how to ‘scuba dive’ by getting training under PADI certified course. Some of the best things to do and places to see in Phuket are shortly described below.
Elephant Trekking in Phuket
Enjoy an uncommon trekking method by riding on the back of an elephant trekking through the dense tropical jungle. The trek will take you through mountain-view point so that you can see breath-taking panoramic views of Phuket and neighboring islands. This would be the most enjoyable, exciting & unforgettable experience. You can also see Phuket amazing elephant show and even get a body massage from a baby elephant. Additionally, you can meet and feed the elephants which will give you a great opportunity to get good photographs. The elephant trek would probably take 40-55 minutes and including other activities, a couple of hours would be fine to spend some good time here.
Travel to James Bond Island and Phang Nga Bay in a Big Boat
Once you are there in Phuket, you would be able to go on a one day journey through the scenic world of the mysterious places by canoeing along the greenish rocky landscapes of Phang Nga Bay through a big boat. You would gain a great experience to canoe and admire the nature’s beauty under a spectacular atmosphere. Fill yourself with excitement while you canoe through the caverns that occur due to the result of natural calcite suspending and dripping for over millions of years. You can get this round trip in your one of your Phuket tours and enjoy the best of your time. Coffee & tea, soft drinks, fresh fruits, and lunch would be on board, insurance, the fee for the round trip transfer, tour leader, and national park fee would be included in your package.
White Water Rafting
If you are having a sporty spirit or an adventurous beast inside you then you must try this for sure. You might have done rafting before but the one you do here will get your adrenaline pumping. Here it becomes more thrill-full as you would be riding a bamboo raft or a long-tail boat. The rafting program is suitable for both beginners and experts. You will get the opportunity to choose between 5 Km and 9 Km long rafting range and most importantly, you will be given good training about paddling and rafting before you go on-board. This trip package often includes the elephant trekking in the rainforest and the fascinating elephant show. This would also include soft drinks, coffee, tea, seasonal fruits, lunch, a helmet, an English speaking guide, insurance, and round-trip transfer.
How to reach your hotel from Phuket International Airport?
Private Airport Transfers
Phuket airport transfer is a big concern, especially when you are traveling to Phuket for the first time and you don’t know anyone there. Airport taxis are highly expensive and the airport bus can take a long time to arrive. In this case, prefer booking a private taxi service in advance to travel from the airport to your hotel; this would be the wisest step to reach the hotel comfortably paying a reasonable fare cost.
Convenience and Privacy: When you book a private taxi in advance, the driver will be aware of your arrival date and time and be waiting for you at the airport to pick up you up from there and drop you at the hotel. This way, you can enjoy the convenient ride in privacy as there would be only you or your family members.
Reliable Drivers: All the drivers that these service providers hire are generally trained, skilled, and experienced on which you can rely for the safe and secured travel from the airport to the hotel. Phuket airport transfer service can also be hired to go back from the hotel to the airport.
Thailand has always been the center of routes for many, especially for sailors, travelers, and merchants; because it was a very important point in the trade route between India and China. Many times, it has been mentioned in the ship logs of various explorers from different countries, especially from Europe. It has been a prosperous place trading tin, rubber, etc and these days, it is one of the most trending holiday destinations and is popular all around the world.