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Phuket Extension

Explore a Jewel Set in the Andaman Sea

Trip Details at-a-Glance

Cost From: $795  
Length: 4 days
Arrive: Bangkok, Thailand
Depart: Bangkok, Thailand
Lodging: 3 nights beachside resort (First Class or Deluxe option)
Meals: Meals as indicated (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)
Activity: Cultural Adventures, Sea Kayaking
Trip Level: Cultural exploration and optional kayaking
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Visa Requirements

A visa is not required for U.S. citizens visiting Thailand for stays of 30 days or less.

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Choosing the Right Trip

We work hard to help you choose the right trip for you, paying attention to your individual interests, abilities, and needs. If you have questions about the level of comfort or any of the activities described in this itinerary, please contact us.

Phuket, Thailand’s largest island, is a jewel set in the Andaman Sea, with idyllic palm-fringed white-sand beaches and tranquil coves and bays that are perfect for exploring. On guided excursions, you’ll kayak the breathtakingly beautiful seascapes of Phang Nga Bay National Marine Park, known for its 300 soaring limestone islets set in the Andaman Sea, tour the town of Phuket, and have ample time to relax at your beachside resort hotel.

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1
Bangkok / Phuket

From Bangkok, fly to Phuket, the “Pearl of the Andaman.” You will be met and transferred to your beachside hotel, with the remainder of the day at leisure...Meals on your own

Day 2
Phang Nga Bay National Marine Park

On a group tour, journey by boat into the breathtakingly beautiful seascapes of Phang Nga Bay National Marine Park, known for its 300 soaring limestone islets set in the Andaman Sea. Upon arrival, hop aboard sea canoes (a kind of kayak) to explore the hidden sea caves, sea tunnels, lagoons, and hongs (rooms) formed throughout the rocky limestone islands. Return to the boat for a buffet lunch, then return to your hotel in the afternoon...BL

Day 3
Phuket

Enjoy a half-day private sightseeing tour of Phuket, including century-old Wat Chalong, Phuket’s largest temple, with its gold-leafed statues and painted walls depicting scenes in the life of Buddha, a cashew nut factory, local handicraft outlet, and panoramas of the town from atop Rang Hill. The remainder of the day is at leisure...BL

Day 4
Phuket / Bangkok / Depart

Morning at leisure. Transfer to the airport and fly to Bangkok to connect with homeward-bound flights (or additional extension options)...B

Extension Cost

Prices valid through Spring 2015

First Class Option (4-star Avista Phuket Resort & Spa - Deluxe room)

$795 per person, double occupancy
Solo Traveler: $1330
Single supplement: $330
Internal airfare: $420 (subject to change)

Deluxe Option (5-star Dusit Thani Laguna - Deluxe lagoon room)

$1130 per person, double occupancy
Solo Traveler: $1995
Single supplement: $680
Internal airfare: $420 (subject to change)

Note: A holiday season surcharge applies between December 25, 2014–January 10, 2015.


Prices are not guaranteed until services are confirmed.
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Extension Cost Includes:

  • Services of local English-speaking guide
  • Accommodations
  • Meals as indicated (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)
  • Activities as indicated and entrance fees for activities listed
  • Ground transportation and transfers as indicated

Extension Cost Does Not Include:

International airfare; any additional hotel nights that may be needed before or after your extension; airport departure taxes; any meals not specified after each itinerary day; gratuities to local guides, drivers, and transfer agents; pre-trip expenses of medical immunizations; visa fees (if applicable); travel insurance; any other expenses of a personal nature (alcoholic beverages, sodas, laundry, etc.).

Avista Phuket Resort & Spa

Avista Phuket Resort & Spa (First Class Option)

Days 1 to 3 (3 nights), Phuket, Thailand

Located on a steep hill just a five-minute walk from the shops and beach of Kata, the Avista Resort & Spa, opened in late 2009, is an oasis of ...
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Dusit Thani Laguna

Dusit Thani Laguna (Deluxe Option)

Days 1 to 3 (3 nights), Phuket, Thailand

Set beside the crystal-clear waters of the Andaman Sea, the beachside Dusit Thani is an idyllic retreat removed from the hustle and bustle of Phuket ...
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Note: Listed above are our signature accommodations for this trip. Although it is highly unlikely, we may make substitutions when necessary.