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Thailand’s largest island, Phuket is famously called as ‘the Pearl of the Andaman Sea.' With an endless list of things to do and many sandy beaches to revel on, Phuket is a fascinating island to visit. The rich culture, stunning coastline, clear blue skies, amazing natural sights, shopping, dining, a variety of outdoor activities and nightlife are some of its attractions that can ensnare you completely. \r\n\r\nYou can enjoy an afternoon exploring the caves and lagoons of Phang Nga by canoe or visit the Phuket Sea Shell Museum to discover the world’s most amazing collection of sea shells. Not only this, explore the abandoned mansions of Old Phuket Town or watch a breathtaking sunset from Prompthep Cape Viewpoint. Enlighten your spiritual inspiration with a visit to its many beautiful temples that display the statues of monks and not to miss the popular Thai massage that makes you feel relaxed and rejuvenated.

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  • Best time to visit phuket The ideal time to visit Phuket is between December and March. This is the dry period when the weather is pleas...Read More
  • How to reach phuket Phuket is served by the Phuket International Airport, the third busiest airport in Thailand. Located in the no...Read More
  • Transport In phuket Public transport only connects Phuket Town to the beach towns. There are few full-size buses that run these ro...Read More
  • People of phuket Phuket has a population of around 525,709 residents. Just like the rest of Thailand, a majority of the populat...Read More
  • Languages of phuket The official language of Phuket is Thai and it is widely spoken throughout Thailand. Most of the people also u...Read More
  • History of phuket Phuket’s history dates back to 1025 AD when it was merely used as a stopover by the ships sailing between Indi...Read More
  • Culture of phuket Thai culture is one of the most colourful and interesting cultures in the world. There are signs of Buddhism v...Read More
  • Weather of phuket Phuket enjoys a beautiful tropical climate which can be split into two seasons – dry and wet. The dry season l...Read More
  • Map of phuket Phuket spreads across 576 square kilometres and is the biggest island in Thailand. It is located in the southe...Read More

Best Places to visit in phuket

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Phi Phi Islands

Phi Phi Islands

Island

Spend approx 8 hours

Phi Phi Islands are one of the loveliest islands in South Asia. T...
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Karon View Point

Karon View Point

View Point

Spend approx 1 hour

Earlier known as Kata Viewpoint, Karon View Point is one of the m...
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Racha Islands

Racha Islands

Island

Spend approx 4 hours

Racha Islands or Raya Islands are best-known beaches for outstand...
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Wat Chalong

Wat Chalong

Religious

Spend approx 2 hours

Formally known as Wat Chaiyathararam in Thai, Wat Chalong is the ...
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Mor Moo Dong Restaurant

Mor Moo Dong Restaurant

Restaurant

Cost for Two - THB 300 onwards

The rustic environs of the Mor Moo Dong Restaurant are just the s...
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le Versace

le Versace

Restaurant

Cost for Two - THB 500 onwards

Take your dining experience a notch higher with the classic Le Ve...
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DeDos Restaurant, Phuket

DeDos Restaurant, Phuket

Restaurant

Cost for Two - THB 300 onwards

As you step into the famous DeDos Restaurant in Phuket, you will ...
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The Black Crab Floating Restaurant

The Black Crab Floating Restaurant

Restaurant

Cost for Two - THB 400 onwards

The Black Crab Floating Restaurant is among the best places to ea...
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Suzy Wong's A Go Go

Suzy Wong's A Go Go

Bars

Cost for Two - THB 500

While the battle is fierce at the Bangla Street to capture visito...
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Tai Pan

Tai Pan

Entertainment

Cost for Two - THB 300 Onwards

If you are short on time and want to visit just one place to see ...
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Seduction Nightclub

Seduction Nightclub

Discos

Cost for Two - THB 300 Onwards

You will find yourself at the Seduction Nightclub Phuket on the s...
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Soi Sea Dragon

Soi Sea Dragon

Entertainment

Cost for Two - THB 500 Onwards

Soi Sea Dragon Phuket is considered to be a hot and happening par...
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7 Awesome Experiences You Will Miss If Phuket Is Not On Your Thai Itinerary

7 Awesome Experiences You Will Miss If Phuket Is Not On Your Thai Itinerary

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    Rs.11,990
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    Rs.29,200
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    Rs.34,450
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Popular Flights To phuket

    • COKCochin
      HKTPhuket
    • Air Asia
      AK-40
    • 00:30 15:05
      1 Stop
    • 14h 35m
      1 Stop
    • Rs.7,693
    • HYDHyderabad
      HKTPhuket
    • Air Asia
      AK-68
    • 23:55 19:35
      1 Stop
    • 19h 40m
      1 Stop
    • Rs.8,395
    • ATQAmritsar
      HKTPhuket
    • TIGER AIRWAYS
      TR-509
    • 19:40 17:40
      1 Stop
    • 22h 00m
      1 Stop
    • Rs.9,170
    • BLRBengaluru
      HKTPhuket
    • Air Asia
      AK-52
    • 23:25 19:35
      1 Stop
    • 20h 10m
      1 Stop
    • Rs.9,396
    • MAAChennai
      HKTPhuket
    • Indigo
      6E-6217
    • 00:20 10:45
      1 Stop
    • 10h 25m
      1 Stop
    • Rs.10,084
    • TRVThiruvananthapuram
      HKTPhuket
    • TIGER AIRWAYS
      TR-531
    • 23:00 17:40
      1 Stop
    • 18h 40m
      1 Stop
    • Rs.10,191
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phuket Travel Guide , thailand

Phuket is one of the best islands of the world and the largest in Thailand. This very famous island attracts thousands of people every year towards the exceptional collection including relaxing beaches, crystal clean water, and delicious flavors and diving. International travelers in huge number book Guided tour of Phuket for experiencing ultimate relaxation and getting peace of mind.

There’s no best time to visit in Phuket! The place is more an adventurous spot with a very suitable climate most of the time, which is why it is not only the most loved spot for the newlywed couples to celebrate their honeymoon but for other vacationers too, who are looking forward to a pleasant stay with friends or families. You can hire a reliable Phuket tour guide to see all the important tourist sites available on this beautiful island.

Here’s a short list of places to visit in Phuket that included in our Phuket travel guide, so that you don’t miss out something very important -

● Patong Beach – Patong is the longest beach on the Phuket Island entertaining huge crowd throughout the day. This once used to be one of the best places to chill on the Island which soon turned as a destination of certain adventurous activities with increase in the number of visitors. Still the place holds fascinating views offering ample delight to the tourists. People here can experience luxurious lounging and tasty mouth watering cuisines in addition with certain mind blowing drinks as well. Visitors here can find several shopping stores leading to beach way, offering multiple things of great use. The beach of such a kind is always fun for travelers as they get time to relax and have pleasure at the same time.

● Phuket Town – This beautiful town is included in almost all the Phuket tour packages, as it is a very famous tourist spot on this Island. The town is situated on the south eastern coast of the Island is the beautiful Phuket Town offering tourists much for sightseeing. People can explore some mind blowing traditional Thai styles in terms of unique architecture revealing the influence of Portuguese and Chinese immigrants. The town is popular for the facilities visitors can get here. Reputed massage parlors are there for providing complete relaxation and making best use tourist's time and money. Standard restaurants with professional cooking team blend best international flavors and prepare mouth watering dishes. The Phuket Town is also a shopping friendly destination having number of big and small stores full of pleasing goods and accessories. The place is more a must visit destination and anyone have a good time here with the known ones.

● Rawai Village – If you are not on a guided tour of Phuket, then you can use a map of Phuket to reach this village easily. The splendid chain of coconut palms and swamp oaks covering the Rawai Village make the destination fascinating for the visitors. Rawai Village is popularly fishing hub in Thailand and a great tourist attraction as well. The local men of the place generally work as fishermen and serve as guides to the tourists while sea journeys. The best thing for visitors is they can hire boats and use them for reaching nearby islands. The destination is calm. Silent and nurtures; people of every age group, especially honeymoon travelers understand the importance of this place.

● Three Beach View - People mostly visit tourist places for spending some time away from stress and work pressure. Thailand has one of those tourist attractions of the world which provides people with loads of relaxation and pleasure at the very same time. The ultimate three beach view in Phuket is a place offering exceptional view of nature origination three beaches in series. Branch road in front of Nata Koi Beach takes visitor to this beautiful natural pleasure.

● Hat Mai Khao – It is located on the north western coast of Phuket Island is the very famous Hat Mai Khao beach. The place is much closer to the airport which has given the name airport beach to the destination. Crystal clean water blending with sand makes the location heavenly during every sunrise and sunset. Apart from them there is ample delight throughout the day for the people.

How to reach Phuket?
There are three ways to reach to this Island located in Thailand –

● Airlines – The Phuket International Airport is one of the busiest airports in Thailand. You can find two terminals at this airport. The First terminal is used for the foreign or international flights and the second terminal on the airport is used for the domestic flights. The airport offers daily flights to and from Bangkok. You can also get direct flights from Australia, Germany, Singapore, Malaysia and India to the Phuket International Airport. The airport is well connected to the outer wworld and some of frequent airlines between Phuket and India are Jet Airways, Singapore Airlines, Malaysia Airlines and Thai Airways.

● Road – You can easily find Taxis and buses connected to other places of Thailand such as Krabi, Surat Thani, Bangkok and Phang Na from the BKS terminal situated at the Thanon Phang Nga located in the famous Phuket Town. You can also take a bus and taxi from the Southern terminal of Bus at Bangkok to reach Phuket. Buses are very convenient and reliable options for travelers to reach Phuket from a nearby city. You can book a AC or non AC bus, the prices may vary as per the services given and on the distance travelled.

● Trains – You cannot take a direct train to Phuket but you can take a train from the Bangkok city to reach Singapore. On this train, you need to get down at the Phun Phin Railway Station. From the Surat Thani Province of Phun Phin, you can easily catch a bus to Phuket, this will take around 5 hours.

Thus, Phuket is a very popular destination in today’s times which is why thousands of tourists every day plan and visit this stunning island. You can be one of them too, book now for better deals!

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