Post Famil 8: Andaman’s Tranquil Beaches, Exceptional Nature and Adventures
August 19, 2018 - August 21, 2018 -
PHANG NGA – PHUKET
Located just over an hour north of Phuket Airport, Khao Lak in Phang Nga is a perfect place to relax, with long stretches of sandy beaches on one side, mountains on the other. The area’s main drawcard is the beauty of its natural surroundings. On the last day of our tour, we will visit the greener side of Phuket, taking in Mai Khao Turtle Sanctuary before having lunch at one of the floating restaurants then flying back to Bangkok.
Day 1: Bangkok – Phang Nga
AM: Depart from Bangkok to Phuket
08:30 Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK)
09:55 Phuket Airport (HKT)
Transfer to Phang Nga
PM: Takua Pa “Little Amazon”: Canoeing under the canopy of the giant Banyan Tree forest is peaceful and serene. Make your way to a Nipa Palm forest where you will hear the songs of local birds along the Klong Sung Nae River. Explore Takua Pa Old Town on foot, followed by dinner.
Overnight in Khao Lak
MONDAY 20 AUGUST
AM: Ban Tha Din Daeng: Learn the daily community life and ecotourism activities at Ban Tha Din Daeng, a Thai Muslim community in Phang Nga. Explore its fertile mangrove on a canoe or explore its forest reserve on foot, then relax on a sandy beach of Tai Muang.
PM: Return to Khao Lak.
Overnight in Khao Lak
TUESDAY 21 AUGUST
Khao Lak – Phuket
AM: Travel from Khao Lak to Phuket
Mai Khao Marine Turtle Foundation: Mai Khao is one of a few Phuket beaches that provide ideal conditions for nesting turtles. The eggs are rescued from surrounding beaches where the necessary natural and peaceful environment can no longer be guaranteed. The eggs are then given to Phuket Marine Biological Centre and Royal Thai Navy who provide a safe home for the eggs to hatch and the young turtles to gain strength before releasing them back to the sea.
PM: Floating Restaurants: a unique dining concept, the trip involves a fun, fast long-tail boat ride from Laem Hin Pier to the restaurants surrounded by floating tanks holding today’s catch.
Depart from Phuket to Bangkok
16:25 Phuket International (HKT)
17:50 Suvarnabhumi International Airport (BKK)