Explore a Jewel Set in the Andaman Sea

Overview

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

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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

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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

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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

Details

Length: 4 days
Cost From: $795  
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

Visa Requirements

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