Phuket Journals

Southern Thailand in 40 days (part 4) Phuket

A June 2002 trip to Phuket by markiemark

Quote: From Krabi, I headed further north to Phuket.

Southern Thailand in 40 days (part 4) Phuket

Overview

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Khao Phra Thaew National Park is a wonderful place to go to get away from the crowds!! It's a small piece of primary rainforest (watch out for leeches!!) the only bit left in Phuket province. There are many trails into the forest & lovely twinkling streams & tiny cascades. You can pick up a map of the walking trails at the visitors' booth as you go in. There is no entry fee.Quick Tips: The 4km walk along the access road to the park is worth doing at least one way. You pass through rubber & palm plantations where there are many birds & butterflies to see.Best Way To Get Around: To get to the park, take a songthaew to Thalang town from Thanon Ranong in Phuket by the fou...Read More

On On Hotel

Hotel

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Another budget hotel that is functional rather than luxurious! The On On Hotel is an old, wooden colonial building with basic rooms with bath for 120 baht for a single. There is an attached travel agency and a small cafe next door. It's OK and is in the centre of town for easy access to all points around Phuket.

Member Rating 2 out of 5 on July 4, 2002