Phuket is both an island and a province, the largest in Thailand and the size of Singapore (539 sq.km, 48 km north to south, 21 km east to west), located on the south-west coast of Thailand in the Andaman Sea and connected to the mainland by the Sarasin Bridge
1. Visit Big Buddha
The Big Buddha is one of the most notable attractions in Phuket. It sits above Nakkerd Hill, under 10 km from Kata. At 45 meters tall (148 ft), it’s the third-tallest statue in Thailand and can be viewed as far away as the Old Town. The perspectives from the Big Buddha are staggering too.
The Bug Buddha is available through a precarious 6 km tough street, so it’s best visited via vehicle. It’s in the region of Wat Chalong and Karon Viewpoint so that you can visit each of the three places around the same time. Contingent upon to what extent your vehicle contract is, you can even visit the Old Town on a similar outing. You can have a go at organizing a private vehicle contract through your lodging.
2. Investigate the Old Town
The vast majority come to Phuket for its seashores, so the Old Town is regularly ignored, which is a disgrace because, for me, it’s one of the most intriguing towns on the island. It’s home to an abundance of Sino-Portuguese design and sanctuaries, also the best and most true Phuketian nourishment.
If you like Penang in Malaysia, at that point, you’ll appreciate Phuket Old Town also. It resembles a smaller than normal Penang. Like George Town in Penang, you’ll discover wall paintings in the Old Town also. Make a point to visit the previous senator’s manor (presently the Blue Elephant café and cooking school) and Chinpracha House for extraordinary instances of Sino-Portuguese design.
3. Visit Wat Chalong Temple
There are 29 Buddhist sanctuaries you can visit in Phuket; however, none are increasingly significant or as noteworthy as Wat Chalong. It’s Phuket’s biggest sanctuary complex and highlights a 60-meter tall stupa (197 ft), at the highest point of which is housed a bone piece from the Lord Buddha.
Wat Chalong is situated close to the Big Buddha, so you can without much of a stretch visit both around the same time, either on a private vehicle sanction or guided visit.
4. Go on a Food Tour
There’s no better method for finding a workable pace area’s cooking than by going on a nourishment visit with a proficient nearby — Phuket, which is home to a perishing food that you can’t discover just anyplace.
Phuket is overwhelmed by travelers, so all through the island are cafés serving vacationer amicable Thai dishes like cushion Thai and som cap, however adventure into the Old Town, and you’ll locate a considerably more fascinating kind of cooking. Genuine Phuketian nourishment has numerous impacts – most strikingly, Hokkien and Malaysian – mixed flawlessly in its unmistakable image of Peranakan food.
5. Relax On Beach
Relaxing on a seashore and doing nothing is probably the best thing you can do in Phuket. It’s home to extended lengths of white sand seashore that are among the best in Southeast Asia.