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5Days 4Nights : Satun- Phuket - Phang Nga

Planner :
Satun 1 Day , Phuket 1 Day , Phang Nga 2 Day
Period :
5 Days 4 Nights
Category :
Arts, cultural & heritage, Nature, beaches & islands, New experiences,adventure & off-the-beaten-track, Business, meeting or investment, Wedding, honeymoon or anniversary, Nightlife & entertainment, Events & festivals, Thai food & drink, Medical treatments or checkup, Local Experience,
  • Day 2
    July 22
  • Day 3
    July 23
  • Day 4
    July 24
  • Day 5
    July 25
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Day 2 : Satun

Adang Rawi Islands

Adang Rawi Islands is around 40 kilometers from the west side of Tarutao Island. It is where the National Park Tarutao is located. On the island, the sand is white and delicate and has a very nice underwater view. Around the island, there are cliffs above the beaches. In the ancient time, the pirates use this island as the hiding location. It is also suitable for a surface diving. There are accommodations and restaurants of the national park to service the tourists. The important locations on Adang Rawi Islands are; 1. Pirate Waterfall is a small waterfall with a basin to detain water all year. 2. Chadoe Cliff is the view point on Adang Island. In the ancient time, it was used as the hiding place of the pirates in order to attack the cargo ship. Nowadays, it is fulfilled with beautiful scenery. It takes around 40 minutes to climb up to this cliff. On the cliff, it is a field and at the point the tourists will see the whole view of the Adang Island and also the sunrise viewpoint. For more information, contact the National Marine Park, department of national parks Wildlife and Plant Conservation at 025 620 760, www.dnp.go.th or TarutaoNational Park at 074 793 485. How to travel to Adang Rawi Island? Take the Adang – Lipe boat at Pakbara pier. The boat leaves Pakbara and will stop at Tarutao National Park. After that, the boat will stop at Lipe Island and Adang Island which takes around 2 hours (See the Tarutao boat schedule). There will be a long-tailed boat to pick up the tourists and take them to Lipe and Adang Islands with around THB 40 fee. For those who are interested, can rent the boat at Lipe and travel to Adang Island at THB 1,000 – 1,200 per day (8-12 people) or call 081 959 6542.

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Ko Hin-ngam

Ko Hin Ngam is small island on the south of Adang island. The island is full of black shiny rocks. In the center is the forest. Although other islands are famous for their white sand beach, Ko Hin Ngam is still the most outstanding island with no sand in Satun province. It is believed that whoever takes any rocks from the island will be cursed by the island guardian spirit called “Chao Pho Tarutao”, but those who can make a tower with 12 rocks, their wishes will come true. Getting there Tourists can include the program to visit there in their original diving program or hire a long-tailed boat on Ko Li Pe to get there. 

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Day 3 : Phuket

Chino-Portugal Architecture Building

Phuket is one of the oldestcities with a long history in Thailand. This old town used to be the important port of the west of Malay Peninsula where Chinese people from oversea came for settling business and where cassiterite can be found. Phuket used to be ruled by the western both Portugal and Holland. This is why Phuket becomes major growing community and becomes the meeting location for those two major cultures from two different countries.The old buildings situated in Phuket town certainly represent the prosperity of the culture. These old buildings have been constructed more than hundred years since the mining business was popular. The architectural style is European mixed with Chinese modern called “Sino-Portuguese” style; it is often a medium single or two-storied building with more area inside than the wideness. From the tiles, doors, perforated windows to other details, they are all influenced by Chinese and European style mixed together. You can visit these buildings at Thalang road, Deebook road, PhangNga road, Yaowarat road and Krabi road.These buildings are not only the symbol of Phuket town, but are also part of local people’s daily lives until the present. They function as a city hall, provincial court, Siam City Bank, office places and other residences; they are well taken care of by the new generation. Also, nowadays Phuket city municipal has provided old part of city’s walking route for tourists in order to appreciate these buildings and the daily life of people in Phuket. The distance for sightseeing the old part of Phuket is approximately 4.6 kilometers with short 6 routes. For those who are interested in experiencing Phuket’s old atmosphere, these routes are certainly perfect for the visit.For more information, contact Phuket Municipal Office Tel. 07-621-4325 

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1 Min. ( Approx. 0.75 Km.)

Phuket Thaihua Museum

Phuket has a long history as a trading hub controlled by the local Peranakan Chinese community, a community is Straits Chinese found in Singapore, Penang and Malacca) and the best way to explore this rich history is at the Phuket Thaihua Museum, housed in a charming 1930s British-colonial-style mansion that was formerly the oldest Chinese-language school in Phuket. Spread over the two stories are 16 galleries portraying the island’s Chinese ancestry and Phuket Town’s growth to prosperity.Opening hours: Daily 09.00 a.m. - 17.00 p.m.Admission: 200 BahtContact: 0 7621 1224, www.thaihuamuseum.comhttp://www.tourismthailand.org/See-and-Do/Sights-and-Attractions-Detail/Phuket-Thaihua-Museum--6018

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2 Min. ( Approx. 1.60 Km.)

Hat Rawai

Rawai was the fisherman village in the old days. It is now a popular place for longer-stay visitors with more choices of resorts, apartments and restaurants serving expat communities. A long-tail boat rental service is also available to nearby islands, too. http://www.tourismthailand.org/See-and-Do/Sights-and-Attractions-Detail/Hat-Rawai--652

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Wat Chalong or Wat Chaitaram

There’s a holy place not far away from AowChalong (Chalong Gulf) which the locals put their faith in and by-passers have to stop to pay respect to. This place is called WatChalong or commonly known as WatChaitaram, located in AmphoeMueng. It is considered one of the most notable temples in Phuket. There are two molded images of LuangPoh Cham and LuangPoh Chuang who are highly revered by Phuket people. According to the history, the abbot of the temple named WatSumbhotihan in Sri Lanka gave the Buddha’s relics which had been placed in a pagoda of Anurachapura, the former capital city of Sri Lanka to WatChaitaram. Nowadays the temple is renowned for its holiness as well as the virtues of LuangPoh Cham since his valorous act against the Chinese rebellion named Ung Yi. He accommodated villagers and offered them white inscribed scarfs in order to mentally support the villagers. Finally, they defeated their rivals and LuangPoh Cham was promoted to PraKruVisudhiwongsajarnyanmunee by King Rama V. Not only LuangPoh Cham but also LuangPoh Chuang is highly renowned. The latter is truly famous for compounding medications from herbs. Despite his death, his virtues as well as his fame have been on until now.

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Day 4 : Phang Nga

Mu Koh Similan National Park

One of the best islands in Thailand named “Similan Islands” which is listed in the world ranking of top ten of the most beautiful islands is like underwater heaven full of beauty from colorful corals, fish and rare dolphins. Meanwhile, beaches on the shores are surrounded by soft and delicate sand. Everyone who has visited Similan Islands must go to Island 8 to take a photo with sailing rock which is the symbol of Mu Koh Similan National Park like it is the important landmark to let everyone know that you have been to Mu Koh Similan. Mu Koh Similan National Park is situated in Pang-Nga province. The work Similan is Malaya language meaning nine.  Mu Koh Similan is a small group of islands in Andaman Sea. There are 9 islands from the north to the south which are: 1.       Koh Huyong which has the longest beach in 9 islands. It is also the spot where sea turtles lay their eggs. 2.       KohPayang 3.       Koh Payan *Surrounding areas of Island 1, 2, 3 or Koh Huyong, Koh Payang and Koh Payan are reserved to be the place where sea turtles lay eggs. Tourists are definitely not allowed to enter the island. 4.-5. Koh Meang which is the two islands connected to each other. It is where the office of the National Park is located. Rare hairy leg mountain crabs and Nicobar pigeons can be found here. There are 2 beautiful beaches. 6. Koh Payoo 7. Koh Hua Kalok is the islands that looks like skull. There are giant whipray, corals and underwater valley. 8. Koh Similan is the largest island. It offers both snorkeling and scuba diving to see corals and fish. The viewpoint is sailing rock. 9. Koh Ba-ngu is the diving area to see rocks underwater and Christmas Point rock pile. Later on Ta Chai Island has been included in Similan Islands. Koh Ta Chai is a very beautiful island with white sand beach suitable for swimming. Rare hairy leg mountain crabs can also be seen here. Travelling Season Opening and closing times for travelling season annually are: -         Closed from 16th May – 31st October in every year -         Open from 1st November – 15th May in every year The most appropriate period for travelling is between November and April

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Day 5 : Phang Nga

Ban Bo Dan Hot Spring

Located in Tambon Bo Dan, the Ban Bo Dan Hot Spring is part of The Hot Spring Beach Resort and Spa and is surrounded with beautiful landscape and lush area. The warm mineral water whirling in the pond is best for the relaxation, stress curing, releasing pain in joint and bone, beriberi treatment and so as nourishing your skin and hair. How Getting there: If you travel from Phuket, the spring is only 43 kilometers from Phang Nga downtown. Drive through the Khok Kloi Intersection and at kilometer 6, notice the sign of the entrance and continue for about 3 kilometers. Contact: 076-580-000-28, 076-211-036, 076-212-213, 076-217-138 Opening hours: 8am-10pm Website: www.thehotspringbeach.com Admission Admission: 500 Baht http://www.tourismthailand.org/See-and-Do/Sights-and-Attractions-Detail/Ban-Bo-Dan-Hot-Springs--631

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43 Min. ( Approx. 47.60 Km.)

Takuapa Old Town

When you step in Takuapa Old Town for the first time, you will find the charm of small town, which is incredibly fascinating. This town is a small town and was built before 500 BE. Originally, it was named Tok Kol city after that the name Tok Kol became Takala and Takuapa subsequently. This town was the most prosperous in King Rama VII era as this area was fertile with abundance of tin ore. Therefore, many Chinese migrants came here to work in the mine, and that was the commencement of mixed architecture between west and east which was called Sino-Portugese. Although it may not as crowded as Phuket, the houses of Takuapa are unique with quite atmosphere and simplicity of the shop in the area of Udomthara road and Sri Takuapa road. These buildings has 2 levels with brick and stones and has patterns of wind and balcony, and has curved arch door along the front path. Presently, mining business had ceased long time ago but people still live in these buildings and are happy to welcome tourists. Every sunday from 2pm-6pm during peak season between November to April every year, Tambon Takuapa together with large market community organize activity for Sri Takuapa road to be Takuapa cultual road receiving cooperation from locals to sell local food and desserts.

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21 Min. ( Approx. 18.26 Km.)

Khao Lak Beach

Another popular sandy beach with plenty of rocks lining next to each other, Hat Koh Lak is about 32 kilometers from Amphoe Takua Pa and is a great spot for swimming, watching the sunset, or just breathing in. The hotels and resorts around there are usually occupied with the Thai and foreign tourists as they offer the perfect ambiance features the great design that works well with the abundant natural surroundings from the serene sea to the shady place covered rows of the pine trees and coconut groves. How Getting there: Located in Tambon Bang Mueang, drive on Phetkasem Road and continue to the route to Amphoe Thai Mueang Phang Nga. When reaching the   Opening hours: Daily 24 hours http://www.tourismthailand.org/See-and-Do/Sights-and-Attractions-Detail/Hat-Koh-Lak--613

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21 Min. ( Approx. 16.62 Km.)

Tsunami Memorial Sculpture

Phang Nga had the most severely damaged by tsunami on December 26, 2004, and Office of Contemporary Art and Culture Ministry of Culture built Tsunami Memorial to be a reminder for that disaster. The sculpture is remarkable since it was designed by Swedish artist named Lars Inge Lund, who is famous for minimalist style. This artist is known for national and international and has exhibition in Venice, Paris, New York and Sweden. This sculpture means something that is stable, strong, and united. It is an abstract geometric sculpture created by using 5 straight stainless steel materials that have matte surface and scraping together in to work piece. It is about 6 meters hight, soaring into the sky or above the universe. The artist wanted the audiences to interpret the meaning by themselves since he once said that audiences can only access to his imagination in his work via mind.

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