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The Real Phuket No-shopping Sightseeing Tour with Cocktail by Phuket Let's Go

Phuket Town, Thailand

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icon7 to 8 hours  (Approx.)
Hotel pickup offered
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English
Good for avoiding crowds


See cultural sights and natural attractions of Phuket on this small-group tour that provides an insider look at this popular Thai destination. Learn about the Sino-Portuguese heritage, visit important landmarks, and enjoy a provided rum cocktail to celebrate your experience. Hotel pickup and drop-off included.
  • Full-day, small-group Phuket tour
  • Visit cultural attractions like Wat Chalong and Phuket Big Buddha
  • Learn about the heritage of the island
  • Enjoy a rum cocktail at a local rum distillery
  • Small-group tour limited to 12
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Bottled water
Complimentary Rum Cocktail
Knowledgeable guide
Wifi Van
PLG souvenir gift
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Personal expenses

Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered


  • Phuket Deep Sea port
  • Chalong pier
  • Patong cruise pier

Departure Time

9:00 AM

Times are subject to change due to local traffic conditions.

After pickup in the late morning, your day tour starts by heading toward the old city of Phuket, stopping by the tourism office for an introduction to the area's history and Sino-Portuguese architecture. Then stop at a viewpoint over the city for photo ops. 

In the afternoon, you have a lunch break (own expense), and then your tour continues with a visit to Wat Chalong, the largest and most prominent Buddhist temple on the island. Admire the 3-story main building, and head upstairs to see Buddha statues and enjoy a view from the top level.

Next, visit the Phuket Big Buddha, a marble statue visible from a large part of the island. If you want to leave your mark, you can purchase a small piece of marble to have mounted on one of the pillars. Then drive along a coastal road on the west side of the island, stopping for a photo op before arriving at Promthep Cape in the early evening. Watch the sunset from this southwestern tip of Thailand, and then head to a rum distillery in Chalong for a cocktail made with organic rum.

Your day tour ends with return to your hotel in the mid-evening. By the end of the day, you have a proper overview of Phuket without the hassle of factory shops that are often part of other tours.
Stop At:  
Khao Rang Hill View Point
Hill viewpoint over Phuket town. Meet the man whom Phuket owes much of its prosperity from. Chance to spot wild monkeys !!!
Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Not Included
Stop At:  
Old Phuket Town
Guided visit with quality guide
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Chaithararam Temple (Wat Chalong)
Guided visit with quality guide
Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Big Buddha Phuket
Guided visit with quality guide
Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Promthep Cape
Southwestermost point in Thailand
Duration: 20 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Chalong Bay Rum Distillery & Restaurant
Distillery visit and rum tasting
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Included
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 3 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • A maximum of 11 people per booking
  • Please wear comfortable walking shoes
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Phuket Let's Go

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
What is the maximum group size during The Real Phuket No-shopping Sightseeing Tour with Cocktail by Phuket Let's Go?
This activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers.

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Traveler Tips

  • "I would highly recommended this tour for anyone, but be aware that there are a lot of stairs to climb at many of the beautiful sights." See review
  • "Good way to comfortably explore the main sights of Thailand!" See review


156 Reviews
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Don't Hesitate! Book now!
, Sep 2019
We did this tour our first day in Phuket. This was such an amazing way to start our vacation! Our tour guide Biebie was wonderful!!! She was so knowledgeable and so so sweet! She kept us smiling all day! The company communicated to us the night before the trip, our driver was on time, and our tour guide Biebie was great!!! A++++++
Fantastic Day!
, Aug 2019
Everything about this day was fantastic. Our pickup arrived exactly on time, and we were greeted warmly. Information about the day was given to us immediately along with a very nice gift of a useful cloth bag containing water and a snack. The driver was excellent and safe. Our guide Rene, was very nice and full of interesting and informative facts about the city, and the culture. I was very curious about the religion/spirituality of the culture and she was able to explain a lot for me. Throughout the day, each time we returned to the van the driver provided us with a frosty cold drink and cold wipes. Rene was very sensitive to our needs, checking in often to make sure we were coping with the heat and making sure we knew where to find a toilet if needed. Her recommendation for lunch resulted in one of the best meals we had in Phuket! I would highly recommended this tour for anyone, but be aware that there are a lot of stairs to climb at many of the beautiful sights.
icon Response from Host , Aug 2019
Dear Lucybella Thank you for your super kind words :) we are grateful and delighted to hear that you enjoy your day with our team. Guide Rainy (or Rene is actually kinda cool way to spell her name too!) and our driver will be thrilled to read your review. Thank you again for letting us be part of your Phuket holiday. Please do share your memories with us on Facebook or instagram with #phuketletsgo Have a great evening!
Excellent way to expore Phuket
, Jul 2019
Great tour, the guide, Pai, was really good and I really loved that it had no shopping stops. Good way to comfortably explore the main sights of Thailand! Pai was also really knowledgeable and could answer all questions posed!
icon Response from Host , Jul 2019
Hello! Thank you very much for your kind words. Guide Pai will be happy to hear your comment. Also thank you for liking our no-shopping concept. We fully support local products but also understand the need to appreciate the local culture uninterrupted! Hope to see you next time you're back in Phuket. We have more thoughtful tours like this to offer you. Have a great week!
Wonderful tour and guide!!
, Jun 2019
My 2 girlfriends and I had such an amazing time on this tour! Beautiful temples, a delicious lunch, gorgeous scenery and a tour/sampling at a rum distillery! Plus our wonderful guide Bie Bie made the day for us - she was so knowledgable, kind and funny - if you get her for your tour, you will be lucky! Thank you so much Bie Bie for a fantastic day and for showing us Phuket! :) :)
icon Response from Host , Jun 2019
Thank you for your kind words! Guide Biebie will be super happy to hear about this! Glad that you and your girlfriends enjoy our tour :) Stay tuned for cool tips and trips Phuket Let's Go style via our facebook page or instagram Cheers! Ann #phuketletsgo
BieBie the Great!
, Jun 2019
We really enjoyed this tour! I think seeing all of the sites would have been wonderful, but what truly made our trip was our amazing guide, BieBie! She was so incredibly sweet, informed on all the history/facts that you want to know, and gave us a plethora of tips on where the locals go too. We took her advice and checked out a few of the places and had a great time! I would highly recommend this tour to anyone who wants to get their bearings of Phuket and learn a little something along the way. Thanks for making our day so special, BieBie :)
icon Response from Host , Jun 2019
Thank you for your 5 bubbles! Guide Biebie is one of our best! We're happy to hear that you had a good time and enjoy your days in Phuket. Thank you for letting Phuket Let's Go be part of your vacation! Cheers, Ann #phuketletsgo
Value for money
Primrose Lindiw... M
, Dec 2018
Our Operator, Nurse was very knowledgeable and explained everything in detail. I enjoyed the whole day exercursion. The only problem is their Wifi was not working the whole day😥
Not that much to see from my seat
, Nov 2018
I believe my tour guides name was Prim. We drove for at least 45 minutes With absolutely no talking to tell us about the neighborhood we were driving through. The places that we visited were so very crowded and Loud that you could not hear what she was saying. The 11 passenger van that we were crammed into was very uncomfortable. Everyone had to Bow their heads down to see out of the windows and again no commentary whatsoever for any of the neighborhoods that we drove drove through. The rum stop was a 2 building (1 for the restaurant the other barn-like structure was the factory??) Again Prim was very nice but I gained no knowledge and not that much insight from this tour. I would not recommend. Two thumbs down.
Seeing the Real Phuket
, Oct 2018
The trip combined a wonderful combination of history, religion, culture and food. The guide, Nurse, was very informative. The driver, Ood, was terrific.
Great tour with many interesting and...
, Apr 2018
Great tour with many interesting and varied things to see along the way. Several tasters at the Rum distillery, ummmm very nice!
I had a great trip to Phuket Island...
Wayne S
, Apr 2018
I had a great trip to Phuket Island in Thailand. One of the best trips I have ever had. Plan on going back this year.

Product code: 18289P25

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