East West understands that each client have different interests and preference. Listed below are tour and package selections that will help you in planning your itinerary. These items are grouped according to the type of experience you have selected.
Spend your day basking in the sun with this day-long speedboat excursion. Depart from your Phuket hotel in the morning and board a boat to Koh Phi Phi, the very definition of paradise. Jet between Koh Phi Phi's two main islands, Phi Phi Don and Phi Phi Lay, and spend the day exploring the breathtaking scenery on land and underwater, from fine sandy beaches to soaring limestone cliffs.
Opt to visit the smaller, uninhabited island of Phi Phi Leh, where limestone walls, caves, blue-green lagoons and coral gardens are a snorkeller's paradise. You can also visit Maya Bay, a sensational beach used as a location for the Hollywood film The Beach. After a full day of relaxing, snorkelling, swimming and sunbathing, head back by speedboat to Phuket for your evening.
Duration: 07:30 – 14:30 hrs
When your cruise ship docks in Phuket, your guide picks you up in a private air-conditioned vehicle to begin your tour. Start to discover the worthy sites of Phuket Island combining nature, religion, culinary and traditional spots. Drive along scenic roads with views of sandy beaches. We will stop at breath taking viewpoints of the Andaman Sea at both Karon viewpoint and Phromthep cape.
Head to the top of Phuket’s highest hill to visit the Big Buddha, a 46 meter tall white marble statue and go to the island’s largest Buddhist Temple: Wat Chalong. Learn about revered monks including Luang Pho Cham and Luang Pho Chuang while taking in the temple grounds.
Enjoy set lunch at Kan Eang @ Pier Seafood restaurant (food only). Continue to Phuket town. In town, experience the combination of new and old, including art galleries, Sino-Portuguese colonial architecture, cafés, restaurants, and shops. Have time to walk through the local market. Take snap photos at a famous Street Art at Talang road and Phang Nga road. Your tour ends with drop-off at the port.
Pick up time: 04:30 ? 05:00 hrs
Spend the day exploring the incredible Similan Islands, a collection of rainforest islands that run north to south, with this speedboat adventure. The day starts very early; you?ll be picked up from your hotel and transferred to Khao Lak for coffee, tea and a morning snack. After a safety briefing, the adventure begins: roughly an hour from departure from the pier, you?ll reach this tropical archipelago, where you may explore all the hidden gems of these uninhabited, protected islands.
From rubber tree forests and stunning coral reefs to the beautiful occasional residence of the Thai Royal Family, the only home on the islands, these islands will keep you busy and in awe the entire day. Be sure to spend some time relaxing on the beach, and enjoy a delicious Thai lunch and snacks during the day.
Though the day will leave you wanting more, you will head back to mainland via speedboat in the late afternoon, with memories of the Similan Islands dancing in your head.
Overnight in Phuket
Explore the spectacular Phang Nga Bay in the most up-close and personal way possible: by canoe! This day-long adventure starts when you are picked up from your Phuket or Khao Lak hotel and brought to the edge of the bay, where you will be assigned a canoe of two adults and one guide. Then, travel by canoe through all the natural wonders of Phang Nga Bay, including tunnels, lagoons and cliff formations, many of which are not accessible to larger boats. Journey to Koh Tapu, an island known as the setting of several scenes in Hollywood?s James Bond: The Man with the Golden Gun. On this island, the limestone rock formation is about 20 meters tall - truly an incredible sight.
After your James Bond Island visit, enjoy a delicious lunch onboard with your crew before cruising to Lawa Island, where you will have the opportunity to paddle yourself, or simply relax and soak up the sand and the sea.
In the late afternoon, your tour will wrap up as you are brought back to your hotel after your day on the bay.
Overnight in Phuket
Experience an afternoon to remember with this retreat to Coral Island. After being picked up at your hotel, you will be transferred to Chalong Pier to board a speedboat for Coral Island, a beautiful getaway located just three kilometres southeast of Phuket. Featuring two main beaches, Long Beach and Banana Beach. This tropical oasis - formed from coral detritus and associated organic material - will be sure to thrill, as you explore the impressive coral reef off of Banana Beach and sun, snorkel and swim the afternoon away. After several hours, you will return to Chalong Pier and be transferred back to your hotel, sunkissed from your day in paradise.
Discover Phuket?s tropical delights and hidden sights by Zip lining through the trees and the sky, an adventure like no other in Phuket. It shows that the island?s beauty goes far beyond the sea, sun and sand that it is famous for. The hillside of Phuket overflows with thick forest that is great for exploration and outdoor activities.
Enjoy and create exciting memories without causing any harmful impact on the natural balance on the forest environment and its surroundings.
Free at leisure. Transfer from your villa to Phuket airport for a flight to Koh Samui.
Pick up time: 08:30 ? 09:00 hrs
Explore the ?Pearl of the Andaman? with this half-day, all-encompassing tour of Phuket, one of Thailand?s most iconic islands. After being picked up at your hotel, you?ll have the chance to take in the natural beauty of the island as you are driven alongside scenic beach roads. Then, soak up some of the local culture with a tour of Phuket Town, discovering the incredible Sino-Portuguese colonial architecture, hip art galleries and classic cafés and restaurants.
After wandering around the shops and local markets of Phuket Town, you?ll then pay a visit to Wat Chalong, Phuket?s largest temple where locals and tourists alike go to pay their respects to several late, revered monks, including Luang Pho Cham and Luang Pho Chuang. Finally, after a quick stop at a cashew nut grove, wrap up the tour at a famous viewpoint, taking in incredible panoramic vistas and perhaps a beautiful sunset, before returning to your hotel.
Rest of the day, free at leisure.
Visit to Muay Thai Gym (options as follows:
? Muay Thai (Thai Boxing) gym & training camp at Tiger Muay Thai, located at Chalong. It will take 40 minutes drives from Villa Kamala to Muay Thai camp.
? Sumalee Boxing Gym, located Sri Sunthorn Rd.
? Sinbi Muay Thai, located at Rawai
*round trip transfers will be arranged
Overnight in Phuket
Pick up time: 0800 ? 0830 hrs
Hanuman World gives you a slice of the time when this monkey god showed that he had no limits, feared nothing and would do everything to reach his goal. Just like a dedicated adventure should. You will soar across the hillsides, skimming the ground and spiraling around the trees, gliding through the branches and becoming one with Hanuman?s treetop home. Lunch will be served the authentic simple but beautifully prepared Thai cuisine.
Transfer back to the hotel after the tour. Overnight in Phuket
Embark on your island adventure in Koh Samui, Thailand. Be surrounded by the natural beauty of the island and its nature both land and sea. Discover the wildlife in the deep forest and plantations along with the wide variety of marine animals on day trips to the neighbouring islands and marine park. The beauty of the island awaits!