The Former Glory of the Old Phuket - Half Day
You will be picked up at either 08:30 or 13.00. Get to see a different side of Phuket with this insightful excursion to the city’s lesser-known corners.
Start with a visit to a rubber plantation, one of the main industries in Phuket, along the roadside. Our guide will explain how the rubber sap is collected from the treesand processed after. Continue further away from the shore to Tong Sai National Park, a lush expanse of jungle teeming with wildlife. Meet with a volunteer from the Gibbon Rehabilitation Project (GRP) and learn about the centre’s activities to protect the native gibbon population and their natural habitations. Take a stroll around and see some of the many gibbons being nursed back to health at the centre. Refuel with a cup of local Phuket coffee and some snacks before continuing the excursion.
Take a closer look at Phuket’s past with a visit to the small, but informative Kathu Mining Museum. Get a glimpse of the former glory of Phuket, its people, its economy and its history while learning about the island’s mining industry.
The half-day Phuket tour concludes with a visit to Wat Prathong, one of the oldest temples in Phuket. Gain a deeper insight into Buddhism while watching local devotees praying at this sacred monument.
- Van only
- Children between 2 and 11 years at the time of travel will receive a 15% discount.
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