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Amazing Phuket Island Guided Tour & Big Buddha

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    Stop At: Chaithararam Temple (Wat Chalong), 70 Moo 6 Chao Fah Tawan Tok Road, Chalong, Phuket Town, Phuket 83000 Thailand

    Of the many temples found on Phuket island, the Wat Chalong temple is the largest and most revered. The temple complex was built in its current location in 1837. Some remains of older structures have been found, however it is unknown exactly how old they are. The large grounds of Wat Chalong that is officially named Wat Chaitararam contains a viharn, a mondop, a ubosot, a chedi containing a secret relic, a sala and a crematorium.

    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Big Buddha Phuket, Soi Yot Sane 1, Chaofa West Road, Chalong, Phuket Town, Phuket 83100 Thailand

    Big Buddha Phuket is a 45-meter-tall white marble statue visible from anywhere in the southern part of Phuket. It is probably at the top of everyone’s ‘Must-Do in Phuket‘, and for a good reason. The views from up there are breathtaking. The statue is built with people’s donation and is still under construction. If you feel like doing something to help to finish the broad base of the Buddha, you can sponsor a piece of white marble for 300 to 1,000 baht depending on the size.

    Duration: 45 minutes

    Pass By: Patong Beach, Patong, Kathu, Phuket 83000 Thailand

    Patong Beach is the true heart of Phuket, and what makes it so attractive to many. Patong is big, bold, crowded, bright and loud. And yet millions of people flock here every year like flies on honey. If Bangkok is the Big Mango, then Patong is the Big Durian: you’ll love Patong!

    Stop At: Karon View Point, Rob Ko Road Chang Wat Phuket, Karon, Phuket 83100 Thailand

    Karon Viewpoint is one of the most frequented viewpoints in Phuket. From here, it is possible to take in views of Kata Noi, Kata Yai and Karon beaches.

    Located between Nai Harn and Kata Noi beaches, the viewpoint is busy most days of the year and is a staple of many tour itineraries. Called locally ‘Khao Saam Haad’ (Three Beaches Hill), the local municipality for some reason has officially renamed it ‘Karon Viewpoint’. It’s located just to the south of Kata Noi Beach and looks out directly out to the Andaman Sea but most people have their cameras trained due north at the undeniably impressive eight-kilometre vista of the three west coast beaches in the background.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Pass By: I Asia Thailand, 319 Phayathai Road, Pathumwan 24th Floor c/o Spaces, Bangkok 10330 Thailand

    I Asia Thailand is the local agent and official website is at www.iasiagroup.com

    Stop At: Gems Gallery Phuket, 99/35, 888 Moo 5,Chaloemphrakiat Rama 9 Road Ratsada, Phuket Town, Phuket 83000 Thailand

    Today Gems Gallery is situated in four major cities, Bangkok, Chiangmai, Phuket and Pattaya. Phuket branch is in itself a top tourist destination, and all make it easier for visitors to choose and own beautiful gems.

    This is the last stop before going back to the Hotel however this is not a compulsory visit and you can leave and be taken back to your Hotel.

    Duration: 25 minutes

    Stop At: Methee Phuket, 26/ 3 Surin Road, Phuket Town, Phuket 83000 Thailand

    A tour of a cashew nut factory in Phuket is a must for cashew nut lovers.

    The Cashew nut is a native produce that is grown in Phuket and other provinces of Southern Thailand, and are relatively cheap compared to prices in Western countries.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Pass By: Old Phuket Town, Thalang Road, Talat Yai, Phuket Town, Phuket 83000 Thailand

    Old Phuket Town, is an area of historical interest in Phuket City. The main streets of Old Phuket Town are Thalang, Phang Nga, Krabi, Dibuk, and Yoawarat. Old Phuket Town is noted for Sino-Portuguese buildings on both sides of the street.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We pick up for all hotels and accommodation on Phuket Island
    Departure Time
    8:30 AM
    5h 30m
    • Professional local guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
    • Sampling at cashew nut factory
    • All entrance fees
    • Entry/Admission - Chaithararam Temple (Wat Chalong)
    • Entry/Admission - Methee Phuket
    • Tips (optional)
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Restroom facilities available
    • If you are being picked up in Rawai, you will be picked up after the tour stops at Patong Beach.
    • Stroller accessible
    • Infant seats available
    • Most travelers can participate
    • Tour concludes at Gems Gallery International, the biggest gem store and factory in the world. You can choose to stay at here for as long as you want OR leave straight away. Your guide will see that you receive Transportation back to your hotel immediately upon your request.
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 40 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    All reviews cashew nut factory wat chalong temple jewellery shop gem gallery train ride sales people guide driver friendly guide last stop fantastic tour would highly recommend this tour half day tour take pictures worth every penny cashews nicky att
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    Reviewed today via mobile

    This is a great experience, as the tour brings you to big Buddha! It is amazing to understand why the gigantic statue is being built. Outside of the religious presence, it is to shelter the people Phuket during natural disasters. You can also donate money...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank Joseph B
    Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

    Ticks a lot of boxes for places to visit in Phuket. Guide was informative and friendly. No rest/food stops

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Malia G
    Christopher_Thai, Manager at I Asia Thailand, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

    Dear Malia G, It is good to know that you found the guide to be informative and friendly whilst visiting several of the major sites on Phuket. Kind regards, Christopher Product Manager - Tours & Activities Online I Asia Group

    Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

    The tour is nice and is value for money.The guide and the driver were very good and helpful. RecommendedMore

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank Ralwk
    Christopher_Thai, Manager at I Asia Thailand, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

    Dear Ralwk, Thank you for your recommendation. We are very happy to know that your enjoyed the tour and the services of the guide and driver AND felt is was value for money. Best regards, Christopher Product Manager - Tours & Activities Online I Asia...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Went on this tour a few days ago. The tour guide Arty was brilliant. Very funny and it was a small group so we had plenty of space on the minibus. Big Buddha was great to see but we only saw the temples from the...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    1  Thank I2928YZlisaj
    NickIAsiaThailand, General Manager at I Asia Thailand, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Guest, Thanks for your review and I like to comment about firstly the cashew nut factory. The cashew nut factory is in fact a factory. The lady that showed you the shelling works in the shop but if you look behind the glass you...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Great whirlwind trip around Southern Thailand. Att was very knowledgable and extremely pleasant. Highly recommended

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank philweb59
    NickIAsiaThailand, General Manager at I Asia Thailand, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Phil, Thanks for taking out Amazing Phuket Island Tour. Appreciate your comments! Regards, Nick

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    16 September 2019|
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    Response from mtmp1961 | Reviewed this property |
    Am pick up but this is good as you get to see a lot go back to hotel swim relax and get ready for a night out
    6 September 2019|
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    Response from Paul G | Reviewed this property |
    No lunch but plenty of places to get something to eat
    Mat K
    30 August 2019|
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    Response from Wivien S | Reviewed this property |
    Yes, the van will park in one place and you will definitely enjoy your walk and capture many photo
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