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Khao Lak: Half-Day Temples and Old Town Tour

4.9 / 5

16 reviews

Khao Lak: Half-Day Temples and Old Town Tour

From $54 per person

Join this Khao Lak and Takuapa Old Town tour and visit 2 Buddhist temples to learn about their history and gain insight about the life of Buddha. Explore the old town of Takuapa and wander its charming streets.

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Free cancellation
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Duration 4 hours
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Live tour guide
German, English
Pickup included
Please wait in the hotel lobby 10 minutes before your scheduled pickup time.
Small group
Limited to 9 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Marvel at the 110 year old Khuk Khak Temple
  • Admire the unique design of Kong Ka Temple and its pagoda
  • Explore the charming old town of Takuapa
  • Refresh and relax at a local waterdall
Full description
On this tour visit two Buddhist temples and the old town of Takuapa. The tour begins with a stop in Khuk Khak Temple. While here learn about monks and the purpose of worship and meditation. Observe the beautiful wall painting inside the main building, known as the Bot, illustrating the local history of Phang Nga province and its development over the decades. Head to the next stop, the glamorous Kong Kha Temple. Admire the stunning pagoda gracefully decorated and built to honor the late deceased King Rama IX. See magnificent images of the life of Buddha beautifully presented in more modern art depictions. Have the opportunity to provide merit at the shrine and discover your life's prophecy in a traditional Thai way. Go to the historic part of Takuapa and explore its old town. See interesting Sino-Portuguese architecture and buildings dating back to the 13th-century. Check out the town's charming streets filled with Chinese shrines and tea houses. This tour concludes with a refreshing swim at Sai Rung Waterfall to cool down, relax, and let the impressions of the day settle in.
Includes
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Entrance fees
  • Water and soft drinks
  • Towels for refreshing

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    What to bring

    • Swimwear
    • Towel
    • Sunscreen
    • Insect repellent
    • Camera

    Not allowed

    • Short skirts
    • Sleeveless shirts
    • Shorts
    • Making noise
    • Shoes indoors
    • Hats
    • Sunglasses

    Know before you go

    • This tour is not recommended for children under 5 years old
    • Please dress in a way that respects local culture and customs (knees and shoulders should be covered)
    • You must remove shoes, hat, and sunglasses in temples and places of worship
    • This tour concludes with a swim at a local waterfall
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4.9 /5

    based on 16 reviews

    Review summary

    • Guide
      4.9/5
    • Transportation
      4.9/5
    • Value for money
      4.6/5

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    Die Reiseleiterin war sehr freundlich und konnte uns mit ihrem Wissen viel über die Kultur Thailands erzählen. Sie spricht sehr gut Deutsch. Wir können sie uneingeschränkt weiterempfehlen. Eine tolle Tour. Alle Teilnehmer waren begeistert. Auch der Fahrer war sehr freundlich. Wir haben absolut nichts an der Tour auszusetzen. Sollten wir wieder nach Thailandkommen wäre es toll mit der Reiseleiterin eine weitere Tour zu machen.

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    March 11, 2020

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    Very nice half-day excursion with a top driver (guide) (Peter) whom we highly recommend.

    December 7, 2019

    Only seen two temples. Waterfall disinterested. Old city also not special. Tour guide (we had asked for a German guide) did his best. Difficult English but very nice.

    November 28, 2019

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