Chalong Self-Guided Tour, Phuket, Phuket (Self Guided)

The coast's largest bay, as well as of the entire Phuket Island, is Chalong. From an entertainment perspective, Chalong is an ideal destination. A multitude of attractions await your visit. Restaurants, bars, entertainment complexes, and the shoreline all have something unique to offer you. Take this tour to discover some of the top places to experience Thai culture here.
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Chalong Self-Guided Tour, Phuket Map

Guide Name: Chalong Self-Guided Tour, Phuket
Guide Location: Thailand » Phuket (See other walking tours in Phuket)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 7
Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.2 km
Author: irenes
Phuket Racing Karts

1) Phuket Racing Karts

If you are a daring tourist and like activities that get your blood pumping, Chalong is the right place to satisfy your need for adventure. The 700 meter track is an excellent place for go-karting. You can rent two kinds of karts: single-seat and double-seats karts. The double-seat karts have one adult seat and one for your child. The Racing Kart area is part of the Phuket Shooting Range entertainment complex, where many other sports attractions will raise your adrenaline even more! The complex is open daily from 9 am till 6 pm.
Green Man Pub

2) Green Man Pub

One of the most popular bars on the coast is the Green Man, a Tudor-style English pub situated in a well-known meeting area of the town. A perfect place to drop in with your friends or mates, the pub's charming atmosphere, high-quality drinks and marvelous food are certain to make your Thai vacation even more memorable. The friendly staff is always happy to welcome you. Tender, flaky fish and all kinds of seafood, steaks, mushroom pies, bacon and clam chowders, and cornish pasties will tempt your taste buds. The pub boasts a wine cellar with Pinot Noir, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, and Nebbiolo. The Green Man also allows you to enjoy excellent cigars in certain rooms.
Phuket Shooting Range

3) Phuket Shooting Range

Men who visit Chalong often name the Phuket Shooting Range as their favourite attraction. Visitors can select from a large collection of weapons, including Colt .45s, 9mms, .22 Magnums, AK-47s, and M-16s. Several types of targets are also available. For your outdoor enjoyment, an archery range is available, with distances varying from 5 to 70 metres. If archery or target practice is not your forte, you can also try Paintball Asia, ATV rides, and clay pigeon shooting. The shooting range is open daily from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Be careful, and good luck!
Villa Market

4) Villa Market

Another great shopping site is the Villa Open Market, located near the main Chalong Circle which is easy to find. The Villa Market is part of HomePro Village, well-known among locals. A wide variety of ecologically-pure products are displayed on tables for your purchase. The food items sold here are of the highest quality—nothing grown with hormones or pesticides is allowed. The vendors offer quality customer service and items that are unique to the market.

Operation hours: Monday - Sunday: 8 am - 10 pm
Marine Life

5) Marine Life

Children will enjoy visiting Marine Life Phuket. A variety of life-like mounted fish, made of high-quality resin and crafted in fiberglass, are on display. Khun Bancha, Marine Life’s owner, learned this complex skill from the worldwide-recognised master Ian Pike. Together, the two have created whales, tunas, barracudas, coral fish, leopard sharks, blue marlins, and jack mackerels. You can order a custom mounted fish for yourself or for a gift for a friend.
Chalong Beach and Pier

6) Chalong Beach and Pier

Phuket’s largest bay is also one of its most attractive. Numerous long-tailed and sailing boats dot the horizon. The shoreline is the principal anchorage spot for boats. Open-air spaces and kiosks with information for tourists are present, along with restaurants, bars, and pubs. However, the most-loved spot on the beach is the pier, which is 720 metres long and 7 metres wide. Its length impresses visitors, and should you visit in the evening, watching the sunset out on the pier is an experience you should not miss.
Orchid Farm

7) Orchid Farm

The Orchid Farm is a place that must not be missed if you love gardening and are an admirer of the weird yet beautiful flowers, the orchids. Located about three kilometers from the city, on the Thepkasattri Road, the garden is a fun place for both adults and children.

Covering a vast expanse of about 1600 sq. meters, the farm boasts a wide collection of these exotic flowers. From the orchids you get to see at the florists’ to the ones that are endangered and rare to find, this Orchid Garden has them all. With informative displays and well-arranged presentation of the flowers, the Orchid Farm is a delight to experience. But you needn’t be a botanist to enjoy this stunning garden! The Orchid Farm is the perfect place for those who just want to spend an amazing day surrounded by these delicate, beautiful flowers.

And if you have had your share of the orchids, you might want to visit the Thai Village which is just a stone throw away from the garden. Get to experience the traditional Thai culture with colorful folk dances and the mouthwatering cuisine. Take home some traditional Thai mementos and souvenirs from the Village to remember your stay in Phuket. The Orchid Farm and the Thai Village offer a tasteful and non-clichéd way of spending your day in the city.

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Travel Distance: 5.6 km
Popular Phuket Temples Self-Guided Tour

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Karon Walking Tour, Phuket

Karon Walking Tour, Phuket

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Places of Worship, Phuket

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Travel Distance: 5.4 km
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Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.9 km

Tips for Exploring City on Foot at Your Own Pace

Whether you are in Phuket for a quick stopover or have a few days to see the city in more detail, exploring it on foot, at your own pace, is definitely the way to go. Here are some tips for you to save money, see the best Phuket has to offer, take good care of your feet while walking, and keep your mobile device – your ultimate "work horse" on this trip - well fed and safe.

Taking Care of Your Feet

To ensure ultimate satisfaction from a day of walking around the city as big as Phuket, it is imperative to take good care of your feet so as to avoid unpleasant things like blisters, cold or overheated soles, itchy, irritated or otherwise damaged (cracked) skin, etc. Luckily, these days there is no shortage of remedies to address (and, ideally, to prevent) these and other potential problems with feet. Among them: Compression Socks, Rechargeable Battery-Powered Thermo Socks for Cold Weather, Foot Repair Cream, Deodorant Powder, Shoes UV Sterilizer, and many more that you may wish to find a place in your travel kit for.

Travel Gadgets for Your Mobile Device

Your mobile phone or tablet will be your work horse on a self-guided walk. They offer tour map, guide you from one attraction to another, and provide informative background for the sights you wish to visit. Therefore it is absolutely essential to plan against unexpected power outages in the wrong place at the wrong time, much as to ensure the safety of your device.

For these and other contingencies, here's the list of useful appliances: Portable Charger/External Battery Pack, Worldwide Travel Charger Adapter, Power Converter for International Travel Adapter, and Mobile Device Leash.