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Melbourne(MEL) ⇒ Phuket(HKT)
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Melbourne(MEL) ⇒ Phuket(HKT)
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Phuket- a city known for food, lush green landscapes and islands, is the biggest island situated in Thailand. The area of the island is around 576 sq. Km and there are a total of 36 beaches surrounding Phuket.
Most of the population in Phuket follow Buddhism and almost 70% of the island is made up of mountains. Phuket is a must-visit the place if you are looking for good food and nature at its best.
Tip- Phuket enjoys a tropical climate all year long and never really gets too cold, still the best time to visit the city is from November to February when the weather is neither too hot nor too cold.
Phuket International Airport (HKT) services Phuket which ferries thousands of travellers each year. Several flights operate every day from Melbourne to Phuket. If you are looking for direct flights to Phuket, you can take a look at the non-stop flights offered by Jetstar Airways.
You can even get cheap flights from Melbourne to Phuket by exploring connecting flight to Phuket offered by Scoot Airlines, Qantas Airways and Thai Airways.
Tip: If you book your tickets well in advance, you can even avail an early bird discount.
When in Phuket one must spend some time at Phang Nga Bay. A distinctive feature of the bay is the sheer limestone cliffs that add aesthetic beauty to the place. Another beautiful place to visit is the Big Buddha in Chalong. Visible from most of the south of Phuket, the giant Buddha statue sits on the top of the Nakkerd Hills. The whole body of Buddha is made with reinforced concrete, layered with beautiful Burmese white jade marble that shines in the sun. The entire ambience of the place along with tinkling bells in the background is serene and peaceful.
You must not miss out on what Phuket is famous for, i.e. beaches. Some of the famous beaches' worth visiting are Kata Beach, Freedom Beach, Kata Noi Beach, Surin Beach and many more. You can also explore Phuket’s nightlife by setting out for a stroll on Bangla Road, which offers the best nightlife experience.
Explore the spiritual side of Phuket by visiting Wat Chalong and Phuket Temples, which not only portray the history of Phuket but are also incredible works of architecture. Other places to explore in Phuket are Simon Cabaret Show, Elephant Sanctuaries, Fantasea Show etc.
Tip: Do pack sunscreen and mosquito repellent.
Just like everyone, you too must be looking for a comfortable stay once you come back tired after touring the city the whole day. Phuket has some luxurious and budget-friendly hotels to make your stay memorable and comfortable. You can book your stay in any of the hotel available on Bangla Road. The road is not only closest to the most famous Patong Beach but also has a lot of bars and nightclubs, which will give you a chance to experience the nightlife of Phuket.
Tip: Once in Phuket, you must try Boutique Guesthouses, which will give you a real experience of everyday life and also let you experience how the residents of Phuket live.
There are several flights offered by various airlines from Melbourne to Phuket. You can combine your flight bookings with discount hotel reservations to grab great deals.
For a well-planned journey, visit Trip.com and plan a memorable trip to Phuket and make memories which would last forever.