Phuket is known as the most happening tourist destination in the world. It is the largest island in Thailand that acquires 540 square kilometers of land. Phuket is located on the west coast of Thailand in Andaman Sea. Due to its best location, people all over the world visit this place to spend quality time with their loved ones. The best time to visit this place is from November till April, where the climate is humid and sunny.
Once you are in Phuket, you are surely going to get confused on what all to see. Make sure you plan your days accordingly and try to do sightseeing as well as do all adventures that are famous in this beautiful island.
Things to do in Phuket
1.Phuket Tourist Attractions
1.Phang Nga Bay
Phang Nga bay is the most fascinating landscape of Thailand. The scenery of this island is so beautiful that you are going to fall in love with this place. Go in a silent kayak gliding through the giant cliffs. You are not allowed to talk loudly, no touching to nature and no smoking while you are on the Hongs that are the lagoons that are located inside the narrow tunnel.
2.Breathtaking Kata Noi Beach
Kata Noi beach is a small beach with a breath taking scenery, which is located just a short drive from kata beach. This is the best beach to relax and walk around the beautiful sands as well as go for swimming. From Kata viewpoint, you can look across the bays of kata, karon, and kata noi. This is known as one of the best beaches in Phuket. The right time to visit this beach is from November till April. Avoid swimming during monsoon season in these beaches.
3.The Chalong Bay Rum Distillery
Visiting Chalong Bay Rum Distillery is one of the major Phuket attractions. If you are rum lover, then this place is for you. You will be amazed to see the procedure on how rum is made. Take a tour and learn about the work that goes behind the scenes. The last part of the visit is the bar and cocktail workshop. In this session you will learn how to make different types of cocktails.
4.Incredible Big Buddha
Do not get confused on what to do in Phuket and where to visit. There are so many places that will surprise you. One of these places is the huge Buddha, which is the famous landmark in Phuket. It sits on the top of Nakkerd Hills and stands forty five meters tall, which looks unbelievable. Once you are on the hill, you would be amazed to get a panoramic view of the island. This Buddha is made from white Burmese marble that gently sparkles in Sun.
Now, you have got a brief idea on what to see in Phuket during your tour, now let us see what all things you must do in Phuket that could make your tour more interesting and happening.
5.Shopping at Weekend Night Market
Naka market is known as the best market in Phuket that is located just little distance away from the Phuket town. You can buy best fruits, clothes, old curiosities, and animals in this market. You will get all the local things here as well as it is the best time to get connected to the locals. Ensure you come here at late afternoon so that you can explore the market before it gets too crowded. Apart from this market, there are many other small markets in the market that are placed on the beaches for tourists to grab the best local products. Phuket walking street market, Chillva Market, and Malin Plaza Patong market in Phuket are the best market to visit on your tour.
6.Learn Thai Cuisine
You would be shocked to see so many cooking classes at different locations in Phuket. You will also see the local food you eat in Thailand is so different than the Thai food that you have in your country. By taking a class on Thai cuisine, you will learn about the ingredients as well as the helpful skills that are needed to cook perfect Thai cuisine. There are many places in Phuket that offer packages based on your class timings and select the best one.
The Surf House Phuket wave pool is the place where you can ride the waves continuously. Enjoy the non- stop surf action as well practice your skills and enjoy it with some music. You can enjoy these wave rides on kata and Patong beach.
Most of the Thai Islands have scuba diving, which is the main attraction for travelers from all over the world. Scuba diving in Phuket is popular, where you will get a chance to view corals and tropical fish and also visit Thailand’s best dive spots. Hin Daeng and Hin Muang are the best dive sites where you are see best marine life with vibrant corals.
Biking is the famous activity done by tourists to enjoy themselves in nature and explore more of Phuket. Biking tours around field, forested areas, rubber plantations in Koh Yao Noi Island is highly recommended for having a great time in the island.
Be excited and plan your tour wisely so that you do not miss any of these interesting things during your tour once you have got your Thailand visa.