Phuket City Tour: Karon View Point, Big Buddha & Wat Chalong


Embark on a captivating exploration of Phuket’s natural beauty and cultural heritage with the Phuket City Tour. This half-day excursion offers a comprehensive overview of the island’s top attractions, including the iconic Big Buddha statue, sacred Wat Chalong temple, and picturesque Karon Viewpoint. Delve into the fascinating history and traditions of Phuket with informative commentary from a knowledgeable local guide, while enjoying the convenience of round-trip transfers and air-conditioned transportation.


  • Discover the towering Big Buddha statue, a revered landmark offering panoramic views of Phuket.
  • Visit Wat Chalong, the largest and most important temple on the island, and learn about its historical significance.
  • Capture breathtaking photos of the sparkling sea and pristine beaches from the scenic vantage point of Karon Viewpoint.
  • Explore the colorful streets and Sino-Portuguese architecture of Old Phuket Town, immersing yourself in the island’s rich cultural heritage.


  • Enjoy the convenience of round-trip transfers by air-conditioned vehicle, ensuring a comfortable and stress-free journey.
  • Benefit from the expertise of a professional guide who provides insightful commentary on Phuket’s attractions and local culture.
  • Maximize your time with a comprehensive itinerary that covers the island’s must-see landmarks and highlights.
  • Gain a deeper understanding of Phuket’s history, traditions, and way of life through guided visits to key attractions.
  • Take advantage of convenient hotel pickup and drop-off, allowing you to relax and enjoy the tour without logistical concerns.


  1. Hotel Pickup: Start your adventure with convenient pickup from your central Phuket hotel by air-conditioned minivan.
  2. Karon Viewpoint: Capture panoramic views of Kata Noi, Karon, and Kata Yai beaches from this iconic vantage point.
  3. Big Buddha Phuket: Visit the towering Big Buddha statue, an important symbol of spirituality and tranquility.
  4. Wat Chalong: Explore Phuket’s most revered monastery and learn about its historical significance and cultural importance.
  5. Cashew Nut Factory: Experience local farming at a cashew nut factory and learn about the production process.
  6. Old Phuket Town: Wander through the charming streets of Old Phuket Town, admiring its Sino-Portuguese architecture and cultural heritage.
  7. Hotel Drop-off: Conclude your tour with drop-off back at your central Phuket hotel, filled with memories and insights into the island’s history and culture.

Tips and Advice for Travelers:

  • Wear comfortable clothing and footwear suitable for walking and exploring.
  • Bring sunscreen, a hat, sunglasses, and a reusable water bottle for sun protection and hydration.
  • Respect the cultural customs and traditions when visiting temples and religious sites.
  • Be prepared for varying weather conditions, especially during the hot and humid months.
  • Keep valuables secure and be aware of your surroundings to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience.


  1. Is entrance to the attractions included in the tour price? Yes, admission tickets to the Big Buddha, Wat Chalong, and other included attractions are covered in the tour price.
  2. Are there any restrictions on clothing when visiting temples? Visitors should dress modestly when entering temples, covering shoulders and knees out of respect for the religious sites.
  3. Can dietary restrictions be accommodated during lunch stops? Special dietary requests can usually be accommodated with advance notice to the tour operator.