Vacationing abroad does not have to be expensive. Currently,there is a lot of cheap tour packages for vacationing abroad with tourist destinations which are also as interesting as the expensive tour packages. For those of you who crave for cheap holiday abroad, Phuket Island in Thailand could be the right choice to spend the vacation time while you gain new experiences abroad.
Although the cheap tour packages do not provide some exclusive extra services, the service standards are still more than enough for adventuring in Phuket. Not only about the service, the destinations are not less interesting than the expensive tour package’s ones. In Phuket alone there are 4 things you must do: Phuket city tour and seeing the sunset at Rang Hill, a visit to Phang Nga Bay, enjoying Phuket FantaSea, and playing on Phi Phi Island.
Arriving in Phuket, you will be directly welcomed by the uniqueness of Phuket City which is full of cultural tourist spots. Old Phuket Town and Wat Chalong Temple are the major historical tourist sites in the city. Wat Chalong Temple has stood since the 19th century, as a Buddhist temple mostly visited in Phuket. You can witness the sacred religious rituals in this place. Moving from Wat Chalong, Old Phuket Town is an old town since the Portuguese colonial era. This area has many historical buildings which are still functioning properly and become a tourist destination. Still in Phuket City, for those who like green hills, can try to enjoy the view from Rang Hill. Natural hills above this Phuket City present a wonderful view of the city landscape, as well as enabling you to see the sunset while enjoying food and beverages in the cafes which are located in Rang Hill. Lastly, do not forget to make time to visit Rawai Beach which has many types of water attractions as well as the opportunity to visit the Sea Gypsy Village. In this village, you can mingle with the lives of beach people..
Phang Nga Bay
Coming to Phuket would be incomplete without spending the time, at least one day in Phang Nga Bay. About 45 minutes away from Phuket, tourists will be greeted by the unique beauty of the beaches here. The main attraction for the natural landscape lovers is James Bond Island, a unique coral island shaped like a baseball bat. This coral island stands vertically with its bottom smaller than the top, so it looks like a baseball bat. The island named as James Bond Island since it was used for the shooting site of the movie 007.
Nightfall is the proper time to enjoy Phuket Fantasea. Designed as a cultural theme park, Phuket Fantasea exhibits diverse native arts of Thailand which are rich in traditional culture and full of attractions that will awe you. Located on Kamala Beach, 30 kms away from Phuket city, you can reach Fantasea by taxi.
Phi Phi Island
Before ending your holiday in Phuket, you should stop first at Phi Phi Island. The island, set for the movie of The Beach site, has the natural beauty of quite remarkable beach and landscape. The shooting site of The Beach is located in one of the tourist spots called Maya Bay. Exploring underwater or surfing above the waves will give you the unforgettable experiences while visiting Thailand. If you want to feel the sensation of this tour directly, Flocations Singapore provides a wide selection of Phuket tour packages here. Choose your tour package and get ready to enjoy the most memorable vacation in Phuket!