Phuket is an island peopled by Siamese, Chinese, Malays, Indians, Eurasians, and sea gypsies and full of a glorious history of Tin trade since the 16th century. The name ‘Phuket town’ is upgraded to ‘Phuket city’ for getting more facilities in a bureaucratic way from the central Thai government. ‘Old Phuket Town’ is the part of Phuket city and has many attractions including Chin Pracha Mansion, Chinese traditional shop houses, a museum and fresh markets. You will observe old Sino-Portuguese shophouses and Sino-Colonial big mansions while our tour will be going on both sides of Thalang Road, Soi Rommanee, Yaowarat, Deebuk, and Krabi Road. Moreover, you will be able to discover the original history of Phuket old town and why Phuket has become one of the most famous holiday destinations in Thailand.
Overview of Phuket Town heritage trail
Within 08.15 – 08.30, Our Khun Chaya (a professional tour guide) for you at the centre of Thalang Road which is the heart of Phuket Old Town.
(Transfer from hotel is not included in this package).
At 08.45- Before beginning your tour, at a local restaurant while our guide overviews the tour.
When you prepare for a glimpse tour with our Khun Chaya and walk along amazing Phuket town, you will discover the combination of cultures of Southeast Asian countries. You can match with history and meaning behind the design of building and shops. You will know when first Chinese people arrived in Phuket and about their lifestyle. Let our guide show you the historical mansions which stand as witnesses of the glorious history of Phuket. Make your tour extraordinary by exploring many Sino-Portuguese & Sino-Colonial designed buildings and Peranakan culture. You would visit an oldest Sino-Portuguese Mansion in Phuket town which is a heritage of Tin legacy listed by Thailand Fine Arts Department. In addition to these, the oldest Pharmacy provides original Chinese herbs for all kinds of needs.
However, you should not miss the fresh market of Phuket. You can get the idea from sellers about how to grow, how to cook and taste of vegetables. After a little walking, you will get an opportunity to enjoy fresh delicious local dishes which are prepared with gourmet flavours and spices.
Note: The afternoon activity can be changed from a canoe ride to a traditional bamboo raft ride. A real adventure and something different.
- Local brunch at 8:45 am
- Entry fee to Chin Pracha Mansion
- Tour of Phuket Town Fresh Market
- Lunch at Local Food Center
- Drinking Water
- Professional Tour Leader
Package does not include:
- Transfer from / to your villa/hotel
- Drinks, snacks & meals outside the mentioned program
- Alcoholic beverage (available at extra cost) on board
- Personal expenses
- Tips to guide & driver
- Children under 5 yrs: FOC
- Children under 12 yrs: discounted price as mentioned below
|From Date||To Date||Duration||Adults||Children|
|01 Sept 2016||31 Dec 2018||1/2 day||1600.00 THB||800.00 THB|