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Old Town, Fresh Market, Monk chat and Temples

Take this unique opportunity to visit the town of Takuapa where you will be able to learn more about the Thai people and their way of living. You can walk the old part of the town with your local guide and see the almost 200 year old houses, built in the traditional style of that period. Also, you can see the temples in the area and view the difference between a Buddhist and a Chinese temple. There is the chance to see how cookies (moon cake) are being made at the local bakery you can shop at the local market. The trip includes various places where the 2004 tsunami disaster is remembered and respect is made to those who lost their lives.

Tour details & availability:

Half day. English speaking guide.

Tour can be booked on request. Minimum 4 persons.

Tour starts at 04.30H and you will be back in your hotel by approximately 13.00H.

Trip Advisor quotes:
Zdenkavdb Sydney, Australia‘We were fortunate to have a wonderful guide, Boyd, he was so informative and did his very best to answer our questions about Thai culture and introduce us to some really delicious street food. A very special day for us.’

• Pick up from the hotel.

• Short stop fresh market.

• Offer food to monks.

• Sightseeing to the architecture of old town, groceries.

• Experience and taste Tim Sum.

• Visit Thai / Chinese Temples, Chinese Pharmarcy, taste fried banana.

• Monk Chat.

• Experience and taste roti.

• Depart back to the hotel.

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♦ These prices apply only to pick ups from Khao lak area. For pick ups from Phuket, Krabi etc. we charge extra transfer cost. Please contact us by email in this case (
♦ Please book at least three days in advance. For short term bookings please contact us by email (
♦ Children prices apply to those children between 4-12 years. Children below the age of 4 years are free of charge. Children above the age of 12 years pay full price.

A minimum of 1 days required.
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Important Remark: A minimum of 4 persons is needed for this tour. If there are only 2 persons or less we charge the price of three adults. If there is such case you will be informed one day before the trip.
English Guide: Available on Tuesday and Thursday. Please make a request in the "Special Requirements" section.
You only need to pay a deposit to confirm your booking. The remainder needs to be paid on arrival.

IMPORTANT NOTICE: If you cancel the trip at least one day in advance we charge 5% handling fee. If you cancel on the tour day or don’t show up, we charge 100%.