Private Tour: Local Life Experience at Takuapa Old Town

Private Tour: Local Life Experience at Takuapa Old Town

A unique opportunity to visit Takuapa Old Town and to learn more about Thai people and their way of life. Walk through the streets in the old part of the town with a local guide to see the almost 200 year old houses that were built in the traditional style of that period. Visit temples in the area that show the difference between a Buddhist and a Chinese Taoist temple. You will have the chance to see how traditional cookies called, “Moon Cakes,” are made at a local bakery, and see what you can find at the local market. You also will visit the Saori Foundation is a women's workshop which develops its own textile designs after a Japanese monk showed tsunami survivors how to weave and earn a living.

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Stop At: Takua Pa, Takua Pa, Phang Nga Province

This fascinating southern town is abuzz with activity as both locals and tourists flock to these old streets from miles around. If you’re looking for alternative then this is a great day out for everyone.

The old quarter of Takua Pa in Phangnga is a poignant reminder of a glorious chapter in its history.

Overlooked by most travellers who pass it off as rather quiet, the old town area of Takua Pa district in Phangnga in fact has much to shout about for it still resonates with a glorious chapter from history dating back a century, now almost forgotten.s the name suggests, the walking street market is situated in Takuapa, however, not Takuapa as most tourists to this part of Thailand know it, but the old town Takuapa. Yan Yow is what is commonly, and incorrectly, referred to as Takuapa. This is where the main hub of this little city is now situated.

Duration: 4 hours

Stop At: Takua Pa Fresh Market, 45 Klun Kaeo, Tambon Bang Sai, Amphoe Takua Pa, Chang Wat Phang-nga 82110, Thailand

Takua Pa New Town is a typical bustling Thai town with a large daily indoor market selling mainly fresh food, meat, fruit, vegetables, fish and seafood

Duration: 45 minutes

Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Price applies only to pick-ups from Khao Lak area"
"For pick-ups from Phuket we charge extra transfer cost 800 per passenger (return), minimum 4 passengers"
"For pick-ups from Khok Kloy we charge extra transfer cost 500 per passenger (return), minimum 4 passengers"
"Child rate (4-11 years) applies only when sharing with an adult. Children must be accompanied by an adult"
"Children 3 and younger are complimentary"
"Proper attire to enter a temple (No dresses above the knee. No short pants or three quarter pants. Modest shirts. No see through garments. No sports-wear. No footwear inside temple.)"
"Stroller accessible"
"Service animals allowed"
"You must provide your hotel details at time of booking, failure to do so may result in cancellation"
"This Private tour has been especially designed due to Social Distancing norms. This tour is for Couples, Honeymooners, Families or close Friends in small number"
"Available Daily. Minimum 2 Adults / Maximum 6 people in this Private Tour."
"Should your travel plans change, do not worry. I Asia Thailand will do all possible to change your booking to fit with your new travel arrangements free of charge."
"Pick up from your hotel is approximately 30 minutes prior to tour commencement. (time depends on hotel location)"
"We take action to minimize the impact on plastic and pollution. No Plastic Straws are allowed. At more and more places we have the ability to refill the water bottles. No Styrofoam is used for the Lunch, etc."
"Most travelers can participate"
"**Tour will be provided with English speaking Guide. German speaking Guide is available but must be requested prior to tour date."
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
"Face masks required for guides in public areas"
"Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff"
"Social distancing enforced throughout experience"
"Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized"
"Guides required to regularly wash hands"
"Regular temperature checks for staff"
"I Asia Thailand has an exclusive partnership with 'Safety in Asia’. Being specialists in Health & Safety management in the hospitality industry, they will guide us on the best hygiene practices available. 'Safety in Asia' is FTO (Federation of Tour Operators) approved."

Start Time: 5:00 AM
Duration: 8 Hours 30 Minutes
Start location: Traveler pickup is offered
Departure Point: All Khao Lak hotels/resorts

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


  • Fully Guided Tour in English
  • Round Trip Transportation (Additional cost If outside Khao Lak area.
  • Set Lunch
  • Mineral water and Soft drinks
  • Tim Sum breakfast
  • Snacks
  • Refreshing cool towels
  • Raincoat (if required)

Not Included

  • Gratuities


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