Things to do in Phuket

Phuket Adventure Activity - Elephant Trekking, Ecotourism, Viewpoints

Are you looking for some adventure? Do you want to try something that is out of your comfort zone? This is the right time to try something new! Phuket Island is one of the most beautiful destinations that you can visit in Thailand. Aside from the pristine beaches, Phuket also provides many beautiful hotels and resorts that will ensure a truly relaxing holiday.

Elephant Trekking

Phuket elephant trekking is one of the exciting things to do in Phuket.

Phuket, as well as Thailand, is well known for its elephants. It is common to see elephants living among humans. When treated correctly, elephants are not harmful and can be very friendly. Your stay in Phuket will not be complete if you do not try elephant trekking and get to experience the charm of these animals.

Elephant trekking allows you to explore jungle routes while riding on the back of the elephant. You can be assured of your safety as professional guide handlers will also be accommodating you. The guide handlers are well-trained and know what to do if unexpected events occur. Riding on the back of the majestic elephant will make you realize on how incredible these creatures are. Contrary to what many people think, Elephants are gentle animals. At first you may be afraid of them but after riding and bonding with them you will realize that they are truly amazing creatures.

After enjoying the exciting elephant ride, most elephant trekking allows you to feed the elephants. This is a great activity to enjoy and you will be able to closely interact with the elephants. Feel free to take photos as souvenirs to show the people back home!

In summary, Elephant trekking is unique and fun activity to try during your beach holiday in Phuket. Many elephant trekking companies located near Phuket resorts. If you cannot locate one, you can always contact the concierge services within the Phuket hotel you are staying at.

Phuket Ecotourism

Phuket well known as the stunning beach, night life and diving activity, but Phuket has the other tourism part which is the ecotourism. Learn more Phuket, learn more Phuketian life and the livelihood

Bang Rong Community

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Bang Rong community is the important community in Thalang history. Bang Rong community has a plentifully mangrove forest, most of the people make a living as agriculture and fisheries.  The tourist activities such as cruise along the mangrove forest, bike tour around the village, visit the goat farm and visit the ancient remains.

Kha-Nan Community

Baan Kha-Nan is the ancient village since Ayutthaya period, there is the history relate with Phuket’s heroines – Thao Thep Krasatri and Thao Sri Sunthorn. From the restore an old temple, brought in the restoration of local culture, local cuisine, ceremonies, music and many other ancient performances. The tourist activities such as learning Phuket culture, try “Norabic”- the exercise that apply to Nora Phuket performing arts and modern exercise.

MaiKhao Community

Mai Khao Beach is the place for the 5 stars luxury resorts. Before Mai Khao Beach is the place for the sea turtle lay eggs. But due to human trespass cause the sea turtle lay eggs area less. Then the Phuketien has organized the sea turtles conserve project at Maikhao Beach, by collecting turtle eggs to hatch and release into the sea. There are traditionally to releasing turtles in every April 13 of each year.

Phuket’s Best Viewpoints

One of the Phuket things to do is to visit the viewpoints. You will likely be amazed to its sceneries. Phuket viewpoints are accessible for every tourist who wants to witness the incredible view that it has to offer.

The following are the Phuket viewpoints that you can visit while you are staying in Thailand.

1. Karon Viewpoint

This is one of the incredible viewpoints that you can visit. It is located in the jungle which connects the Rawai and Kata. This is very accessible because it is located in the main road that makes it very famous. You can witness the beauty of Kata Noi Beach, Kata beach as well as the Karon beach. You can see that the ocean has many islands that you can see from it. It is also known as the Kata viewpoint.

2. Phromthep Cape Viewpoint

This is also called as the Laem Phromthep. This viewpoint is the best place to witness the sunsets on the entire Phuket Island. This is located in the southern part of Phuket.

3. Big Buddha Viewpoint

You can see it everywhere on the south part of Phuket. You will not be surprised of the amazing views that it can offer to the tourist. It will give you magnificent sight of The Chalong Bay and Kata Beach. There is no entrance fee when you go to that place.

4. Radar Hill Viewpoint

This is the highest viewpoint in the Phuket among the rest. From this you can view the Patong, Chalong and the Phuket Town. This is one of the easiest places that you are going to find in Phuket. You will really be amazed with the beautiful sceneries that it could offer. Your effort in visitng this kind of place will be worth it.

5. Rang Hill Viewpoint

It is formerly known as the fitness park. This is one of the most spectacular places that you must visit because you can view from here the entire Phuket town. You can see in this place wild monkey that will surely catch your attention and you will surely love the experiencing of observing wild monkey in this place. There are lots of restaurant that you can be found near this viewpoint that can offer you delicious food and drinks.  You will surely enjoy eating because you can see the amazing view of Phuket while eating.

There are many places that you can explore when you are in Phuket. While you are here, don’t waste the opportunity to visit and witness this kind of nature. If you don’t yet have a place to stay, be sure to check out our resorts: Thavorn Beach Village Resort & Spa and Thavorn Palm Beach Resort!