THE PEARLS OF PHUKET AND FOLKLORE SHOW - (Excursion included in the World Cruise fare)
Sightseeing, Cultural, Shopping
This tour includes a sightseeing tour of the island, trips to Phuket's major attractions, the magnificent views from Promthep Cape, a spectacular folklore show and the orchid nursery within the Thai village.
What we will see
- Promthep Cape
- Wat Chaiyathararam
- Phuket Orchid Garden & Thai Village
- Folklore show
What we will do
- Our fascinating excursion begins from a privileged viewpoint: Promthep Cape, the most southern rocky promontory on the island which extends out into the sea offering a spectacular view of the almost perfect crescent-shaped beach of Nai Harn.
- After a short journey, we will visit one of the island's most loved temples, Wat Chaiyathararam or Wat Chalong. Inside, there are depictions of the three famous monks, who, according to tradition, had supernatural powers. Inside, we will also find the statue of Luang Pho Cham, the abbot, who in 1876, during the reign of Rama V, helped put down the rebellion led by Chinese labourers, known as Angyeee.
- Not far from the Buddhist temple, we will find Phuket Orchid Garden &Thai Village; after enjoying a visit to the splendid orchid nursery we will head to Thai Village and see a traditional folklore show, which presents local traditions and customs.
What you need to know
It is not necessary to book this tour since it is included in the price of your cruise. Please Note: Appropriate clothing is recommended to enter temples and places of worship; when visiting the temple shoes should be removed and socks should be worn; shoulders and legs should be covered when visiting the temple. Don't forget to bring mosquitoes repellent. Space is limited, so please reserve early.It is not necessary to book this tour since it is included in the price of your cruise. Phuket Traffic: Kindly note there is a massive construction in process at the main junction during cruise operation date, therefore the traffic in Phuket around that area is heavy. We will try our best to run the tours on time, however, some delays may occur.