Phuket Island Getaway

Bangkok - Phuket
Starting from $1,318.00

Phuket Island Getaway

Certainly one of Thailand’s most popular and beautiful islands is Phuket. This 10-day program highlights this idyllic resort island and adds a stay in Bangkok. Begin with a visit to Thailand’s capital city of Bangkok, and visit the magnificent Royal Grand Palace and Temple of the Emerald Buddha, ride a long tail boat on the Chao Phraya River (‘‘River of Kings’’), and venture outside the city for an excursion to the world-famous Damnern Saduak Floating Market. Bangkok is filled with luxurious hotels, great shopping, exquisite dining options, and a vibrant nightlife. Departing Bangkok, a one-hour flight south brings you to Phuket and the sparkling tropical waters of the Andaman Sea. Phuket is the perfect destination to relax and unwind, and rejuvenate the body and soul. Including touring is a fun full-day trip to the scenic Phi Phi Islands by speedboat, and a morning Phuket City Tour, which provides an excellent introduction to the island. There is ample free to time relax and enjoy the spa and facilities of your resort, and optional touring programs available for further exploration.

About Bangkok
Golden and glittering temples abound in amazing Bangkok, capital city of The Kingdom of Thailand. One of Asia's most dynamic and vibrant cities, Thailand's unique culture, charm, and renowned Thai hospitality are evident from the moment you arrive. A boat cruise on the Chao Phraya River, or "River of Kings," is a wonderful way to witness the traditional way of life that take place along the banks and small canals; while a visit to see the incomparable Grand Palace and Temple of the Emerald Buddha is truly a highlight of any visit. When the sun goes down relax over drinks along the riverside, dine on a meal of exquisite Thai cuisine, enjoy Bangkok by night on a dinner cruise, and feel the pulse of the city in one of Bangkok's trendy bars or nightclubs. A shopper’s paradise, try your hand at bargaining for local crafts in the marketplace, and explore the chic department stores and boutiques. Don't forget to leave time to enjoy a traditional Thai massage during your visit.

About Phuket
Phuket is affectionately known The Pearl of the Andaman Sea. Here you will find palm-fringed white beaches, forested hillsides, and majestic bays and coves. Luxury resorts and world-class hotels pamper their guests in this idyllic setting, all set against a backdrop of the glistening azure waters of the Andaman Sea. Phuket has some of the world's finest beaches, and the clear waters make it the ideal destination for diving or snorkeling, as well as sailing, yachting, or deep-sea fishing. Head to Phrom Thep Cape on the southern tip of the island for beautiful views of the Andaman Sea and gorgeous sunsets, or embark on a Sea Canoe adventure to explore the mysterious limestone caves that dot Phang Nga Bay. Phuket is also the perfect place to unwind and relax. Enjoy a refreshing tropical cocktail poolside, and indulge yourself with a visit to the spa for a range of soothing and luxurious treatments.

  • Hotel accommodations for nine nights, including hotel taxes and service charges.
  • Nine full American breakfasts and one lunch.
  • Flight from Bangkok to Phuket.
  • Visit the Royal Grand Palace, Temple of the Emerald Buddha, Temple of Dawn, and ride a long-tail boat on the Chao Phraya River in Bangkok.
  • Half-day excursion to Damnern Saduak Floating Market.
  • Full-day Phi Phi Island tour by speedboat in Phuket.
  • Half-day Phuket City tour.
  • Round-trip airport to hotel transfers in each city.
  • International Airfare (Please contact us for details)
  • Tips & Personal items
  • Travel Insurance.
  • Early check-in and late checkout at the hotel.
  • Any optional tours mentioned.
Day 1 - Bangkok

Arrive at Suvarnabhumi Airport and transfer by sedan to your hotel in Bangkok. Thailand’s capital city, Bangkok is filled with luxurious hotels, upscale boutiques and eclectic markets, glittering golden temples, tuk tuks (auto rickshaws), a vibrant nightlife, and exquisite dining options. Few cities can boast such a dazzling mix of things to do and places to see.

Day 2 - Bangkok

Today embark on a half-day tour of the city. One of Bangkok’s greatest attractions is the magnificent Grand Palace, former residence of the Kings of Thailand. On the palace grounds is Bangkok’s greatest landmark, the Temple of the Emerald Buddha. The Buddha is carved from a single piece of jade and is one of the most holy and revered religious objects in Thailand. Afterwards enjoy an exhilarating boat ride along the bustling Chao Phraya River, and cruise through the quiet Klongs (canals) in a long-tail boat. Along the banks of the river is Wat Arun, the magnificent Temple of Dawn with its 259-foot pagoda built in the Khmer style. The afternoon is free to enjoy Bangkok on your own.


Day 3 - Bangkok

Head out of the city this morning for a half-day tour to the rural, yet world-famous, floating market of Damnern Saduak. Located 62 miles west of Bangkok, the market is bustling with activity from very early morning until about 11.00am. For those who want to buy some souvenirs, be mindful that you bargain!


Day 4 - Phuket

Fly south to the Thailand’s famous resort island, Phuket, home to palm-fringed white beaches, forested hillsides, and majestic bays and coves. Upon arrival transfer to your hotel and enjoy the next six nights in this lovely, idyllic setting.


Day 5 - Phuket

Today set out on a full-day tour of the Phi Phi Islands, Phi Phi Don and Phi Phi Leh, located about 28 miles from Phuket and reached by cruiser boat. Sightseeing excursions include Loh Sa Mah and Phi Phi Leh cove as well as Maya Bay, where the 2000 film ‘‘The Beach’’ (Leonardo DiCaprio) was filmed. Phi Phi Leh is home to the Viking Cave, a large limestone cavern where ancient rock paintings can be found. Thought to resemble Viking ships, hence the name of the cave, they are predicted to be 3000-4000 years old.

Breakfast - Lunch

Day 6 - Phuket

This morning depart on a half-day tour for an introduction to Phuket Island. The trip features a road tour that passes by Phuket’s most famous beaches, a visit to the acclaimed Chalong Temple, and a stop to see the Sino-Portuguese buildings in the historical district of Phuket town. Also visit Promthep Cape, located at the southern most tip of Phuket and offering spectacular views of the Andaman Sea, the beautiful peninsula, and a birds-eye view of Nai Harn Beach. Rounding out the program are visits to a gemstone factory and a cashew nut factory --- a famous local product of the island. Phuket remains an outstanding holiday destination, not only due to its large variety of beaches, but also due to its cultural importance to the southern part of Thailand.
After touring transfer back to your hotel and enjoy the afternoon at leisure.


Day 7 - Phuket

Today is free to relax and unwind. Phuket epitomizes the splendor of tropical Southeast Asia, with spectacular stretches of white sand beaches, and towering limestone stacks rising from the gentle aquamarine waters. A wide variety of activities are available, from sailing, snorkeling, sea canoeing, to pure relaxation.


Day 8 - Phuket

Today is free at leisure to enjoy Phuket on your own. Optional sightseeing programs are available if you wish to do more touring.


Day 9 - Phuket

Today is free at leisure to enjoy Phuket on your own. Optional sightseeing programs are available if you wish to do more touring.


Day 10 - Depart Phuket

Transfer to the airport for your onward flight.


Note: extra nights in Phuket can be added upon request.

Bronze package based on

Bangkok Rembrandt Hotel & Towers
Phuket Cape Panwa Hotel

  Gold Package based on

Bangkok Royal Orchid Sheraton
Phuket The Surin Phuket

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