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Things to do - Phuket/Phi-Phi from an expert.

Posted by vikumar on 30/4/2006 at 20:12


Firstly - this website rocks!

I am planning to spend 4 days around phuket including phi-phi in mid June 06. Can anyone recommend good half, full or 2-day activities and would I have to book that online prior to arrival over there? Is it advisable to hire a scooter/bike to travel around phuket considering I am neither reckless nor careless.

I am travelling with a friend from Samui and would are interested in outdoor activities like elephant treks, snorkelling etc.

I still haven’t planned anything am also looking from experienced travellers on pointers of how long should a savvy traveller should spend out of 4-5 days in either phuket or phi-phi province etc.

Thanks again.

#1 vikumar has been a member since 12/4/2006. Posts: 1

Posted by somtam2000 on 1/5/2006 at 07:59 admin

Hi vikumar,

Welcome to Travelfish and glad to hear you like the site!

In Phuket and Phi Phi there's no need to book tours and trips in advance -- most travel agents will run stuff like elephants riding and snorkelling trips on a daily basis.

One of the most popular options out of Phuket is Sea Canoe trips into Phang Nga Bay -- there are a lot of providers, with John Gray Sea Canoe remaining the original and one of the best.

From Phi Phi most do a day trip to Phi Phi Leh (where The Beach was filmed) and "around-the-island" snorkelling trips.

No shortage of ways to fill a few days!

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