Half-Day Small-Group Walking Tour In Phuket

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Overview

Explore Phuket's past life as a major trading port for merchants, when the island was lovingly called the "Pearl of the Andaman". Get an in-depth and hands-on look at the history of the island with this 5.5 hour walking tour. Learn how the discovery of tin would forever change Phuket and the people who call it home.

Highlights

  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
  • Lunch included
  • Small group ensures personal service

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Start your 5.5-hour tour of Phuket Town with hotel pickup in the morning. You'll begintheday like alocal by visiting the wet market, where age-old traditions are still part of daily life.

Learn from your guide about the history of Phuket while you explore the quaint streets lined with Sino-Portuguese shophouses and grand mansions. The buildingsharkento a time when British, French, and Portuguese colonists were drawn to the island to seek their fortune in tin mining.

Gain admission to the ChinprachaHouse (Baan Chinpracha) for a peek into the past; peruse the vintage Italian tiles, artifacts, and old photographs lining the walls of this elegant mansion. DiscoverChinese cultural influences during a visit tothe Thai Hua Museum and observetea vendors preparing Malay tea.

Walk among aneclectic mix of art galleries, clothing shops, cafes and temples enroute to the old post office and Phukets originalhotel, the First Resort Albergo, built in 1929. Finish your walk with a well-earned lunch of of hokkien mee,a local specialty made of fried Chinese noodles. Afterward, you're transferred back to your accommodation.

Inclusions for Half-Day Small-Group Walking Tour In Phuket

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Professionalguide
  • Lunch
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges

Exclusions for Half-Day Small-Group Walking Tour In Phuket

  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

A moderate amount of walking is involved

Child rate applies only when sharing with two paying adults

Cancellation Policy
  • If you cancel within 3 calendar days (72 hours) of the scheduled departure time, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel between 4 to 7 Calendar days before scheduled tour departure,the cancellation charge will be 50% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel at least 8 calendar days in advance of the scheduled departure time, there is no cancellation fee. You will receive Full Refund for the paid amount.
  • Please note that in case of No show, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the listed tour fare.
  • Please note tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.
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  • We never went to the wet market, the lunch venue was closed and we had to take the local blue bus back to the area. The bus dropped us off 1,5 miles away from our hotel and we had to make our own way back to the hotel.

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