Delve into the lively history of Phuket at “Phuket Old Town”, where the traditional, unique architecture and lifestyle of Phuket are well-preserved
Visit the famous “Big Buddha”, the Buddhist Treasure of Phuket
Get blessed at the most revered temple of Phuket, “Wat Chalong Temple”, which is honored for curing the people with traditional herbal knowledge
Taste the outstanding flavour of Phuket’s award-winning handcrafted rum
If you can tear yourself away from Phuket’s beautiful beaches, you’ll discover another side to the island. This trip takes in a tour of the Sino-Portuguese style architecture of the old town, the famous Big Buddha statue, Wat Chalong temple and a taste of locally produced rum at the Chalong Bay distillery. This is one of our TUI Collection excursions, which give you a local flavour of the destination while showcasing its unique, authentic and responsible values.
It all kicks off with a guided walk along the famous Thalong Road – the historic heart of Old Phuket. Wandering by colourful colonial buildings and elaborate facades, you’ll see a beautiful blend of east meets west in the of Sino-Portuguese style architecture that’s found nowhere else in Thailand.
At Nakkerd Hill, you’ll visit the impressive Big Buddha statue for wow-factor views over southern Phuket before heading to the island’s most revered monastery and temple at Wat Chalong. Finally, we round off with a tour and tasting session at a local distillery – producer of the award-winning Chalong Bay rum.
Approx. 9 hours
Included (selected hotels only)
min. 6 pax (GER Min.4 pax)
Comfortable. Visitors should not wear sleeveless shirts, shorts, short skirts or skimpy clothing when visiting temples.
Phuket Airport Area
Mai Khao Beach
Nai Harn Beach
Nai Thon Beach
Nai Yang Beach
Por Bay Phuket
Hotel pickup-drop off (selected hotels only)
Transport by air-conditioned van
Guided tour with professional local guide
Lunch at seaside restaurant
Handcrafted rum workshop
The pickup time may be change due to traffic and weather conditions.
Children 0-19 years old are able to join for the distillery visit only with parents accompanied by at Chalong Bay rum. The cocktail tasting will be replaced with a soft drink.