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Best of Phuket with Lunch
Destination: Asia

Port/City: Phuket, Thailand

Activity Type:
Culture

Approximate Duration:
7 hour(s)

Prices starting from:
*79.00 USD (Adult)
*69.00 USD (Child)
*0.00 USD (Infant)
  

Restrictions:  N/A



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*Prices shown above are representative. Dates, times, and prices are subject to change and may not be available for your sailing. To purchase a Royal Caribbean International Shore Excursion, you must already have a reservation number for a cruise and have made a payment towards that reservation. Shore Excursions must be purchased in the same currency as your cruise reservation. Exchange rates are determined by a competitive pricing program and may be subject to change without notice. All monetary exchanges onboard are processed in U.S. Dollars directly to your SeaPass® onboard charge account unless otherwise specified.This tour requires a minimum number of guests in order to operate.
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Best of Phuket with Lunch - PK92

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Experience Phuket’s sacred spaces, distinct Thai flavors and shopping culture on a full-day trip that includes stops at Wat Chalong temple, Big Buddha, lunch in the jungle and plenty of time to browse Jungceylon shopping mall. A 40-minute bus ride through town brings you to the doors of Wat Chalong, the most important Buddhist temple in Phuket. Listen along to the story of two venerable monks while admiring this spiritual center’s gilded statues, ornate décor and antique Thai furniture. You’ll then be awed by the sheer magnitude of the Big Buddha situated atop the Nakkerd Hills. Standing 45 meters tall, this statue was carved from Burmese white jade marble and offers 360-degree views of the island and surrounding cityscape. Head over to the forest environs of Hanuman World outdoor adventure park, where you’ll delight in a buffet meal of Thai specialties — spring rolls, fish crackers, Tom Yum soup, curried chicken and fried fish round out the menu. Your three shopping stops include a local cashew nut factory, the Wang Talang jewelry shop and the bustling Jungceylon shopping arcade where you’ll discover 200-plus stores selling everything from brand-name clothing to authentic pewter goods.

Highlights:
• Wat Chalong: Learn the history behind Phuket’s most significant Buddhist temple and then stand before the enormous Big Buddha statue.
• Hanuman World: Savor a buffet of Thai dishes including spring rolls, Tom Yum soup and curried chicken while dining outdoors.
• Jungceylon: Tour a local cashew processing factory, view handcrafted jewelry at Wang Talang shop, and browse a popular shopping mall.

What to Bring:
• SeaPass card and photo identification
• Camera
• Cash/credit cards
• Sun protection

What to Wear:
• Walking shoes
• Hat and sunglasses
• Light clothing
• Conservative attire required

Important Notes:
• Guests must be able to walk approximately 1 mile over paved surfaces, with inclines and about 108 steps and extended periods of standing.
• Consider physical fitness and medical history when selecting tour.
• Guests in wheelchairs and others with limited mobility should not select this tour.
• Respectful attire is required inside temple.
• No exposed shoulders or knees.
• No tank tops or shorts.
• Cancellations for private arrangements made in a short period of time (less than 12 hours prior to the day of service) will result in a 100% charge (no refund).
• The additional charge for foreign language guides (German, Spanish, French) is $20 USD per guide for half day tour.
• Guide will designate a time and place to rejoin your coach for return to ship.
• Guests who miss the return transportation will be responsible for getting back to the ship.
• The roundtrip coach drive is approximately 2.5 hours.
• Guests may encounter tour delays and loss of time due to heavy traffic in the area. This is beyond the control of the local agent and/or Royal Caribbean International.
• Tour can be operated by van or by bus, depending on number of guests. If tour is by bus, vans will be provided to go from Chalong Temple to Big Buddha — the road to Big Buddha is hilly; the bus cannot reach there.
• Tour sequence may vary.
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