The island of Phuket over the years has attracted tourist from all across the world. The island is known for its beaches and exciting culture which guarantees a memorable holiday experience. We list some of the many interesting attractions you must add to your Phuket package:
Phang Nga Bay
The distinctive picture of this bay is the limestone karst formations that jut out vertically from the water. You can spend a leisurely day cruising through the bay. It also gives you the opportunity to land on a quiet beach to spend some time enjoying the sunlight and the emerald waters. When boating through this bay, you get the opportunity to explore the islands of James Bond and Koh Panyee.
Old Phuket town
The old Phuket town is believed to have a unique personality of its own. There are a number of shriens and Buddhist and Chinese temples and a number of quaint cafes where you can snack at. The old town was built on the riches of the tin boom of the last century. There are also a number of old printing shops along with a number of private and public museums dotting the town. The best time to explore the town is early in the morning so you beat the heat.
This statue is visible from almost anywhere in south Phuket the Bi Buddha is one of the most important and revered statues. The site is not only impressive but offers almost a perfect 360 degree view of the island. There is also a smaller statue closer by golden in colour which is actually made of brass. This impressive structure is a must visit and should be added to your Phuket package.
Simon Cabaret Show
This is the biggest transvestite cabaret show which can be found locally. The show features a variety of classical dances and songs and draws thousands of tourists every year. The extravagant and dramatic costumes and make up will take you across a number of lands from Egypt to China and then back to Thailand. It is some of the most flamboyant performances you will every experience and should not miss a spot on your Phuket package.
Muay Thai is another exciting spectacle which showcases tradition and courtesy along with the dangerous sport. There are a number of matches which occur in stadiums as well as on Patong beach. This sport is extremely popular in Thailand should certainly be on your Phuket package itinerary.