The uniqueness of the rest on the island of Phuket is related with its geographical location. This is the largest island of Thailand located in the Andaman Sea of the Indian Ocean. The word ocean itself makes an indelible impression. Boat excursion tours in Phuket are its calling card. First of all, Phuket is a paradise for divers. Excursion tours to the Similan Islands in April-May, when whale sharks come there, or to coral reefs near the islands of Racha-Yai and Phi Phi are available in any season. Phi Phi island will also please you with its snow-white beaches, it is interesting not only for divers. Phang Nga Bay and a number of islands in it attract by their beauty and unusual island cliffs located in the sea.
This archipelago includes the famous island of James Bond (in Thai Khao Phing Kan). Long boat excursion tours or boat rental with skipper for individual travels will help to feel the special color of the ocean.
But it would be wrong to believe that in Phuket, excursion tours are limited to the marine theme only. The island has established itself as a fashionable international resort, so excursion tours to Phuket 2017 are diverse and quite consistent with their status. First of all, this is a hours-long sightseeing tour around the island on a comfortable mini-bass with air conditioning. It can be organized on motorcycles, which gives a special Asian flavor at such riding. The most notable places you can not miss are: Tian Tan Buddha, Butterfly Garden, Sea Shell Museum, several viewing platforms in different parts of the island, Kathu Waterfall and Orchid Garden, Royal Park and Botanical Garden, Oceanarium. The island is so rich in attractions that this list may be incomplete. Many tourists want to visit the Temple of the Meditating Monk – Wat Kaew Manee Si Mahathat, which is a Buddhist symbol of Thailand, and is acknowledged by all Thai people as a Thai Buddha. The temple is located 20 minutes from the northern tip of the island. And of course, supermarkets and shops of the island with additional shopping in specialized stores. For those who visit Phuket, excursion tours and prices for them will leave the best impression. All of them are not higher than the generally accepted ones, but for many excursion tours, even lower than in the capital. Such famous shows as “Fantasy” in the amusement park, dolphinarium, zoo and aqua park will please both children and adults. The prices are from 600 baht for day performances, and not more than 1500 baht for evening performances.
Land excursions are also very popular, as well as 2-3 day expeditions to the national parks of Khao Lak and Khao Sok. During such expeditions, tourists get acquainted with the nature of Thailand, ran along the river, participate in elephant shows. It is impossible not to mention the famous “Flight of the Gibbon” – the longest multi-stage ziprider of Southeast Asia. In Phuket, excursion tours and prices in 2017 remain the same attractive as before, and the level of service is improving every year to attract even more tourists.