THAILAND – Phuket – Peranakan Food Tour in Phuket Town

An exploration of Phuket Town with an experienced food guide who introduces the vibrant, multi-cultural food scene that the town is famous for. A great way to soak in the heritage buildings and cozy atmosphere while tasting local delicacies along the way.

Theme

Classic, Gastronomy, Honeymoon

Country - City

Thailand - Phuket

Market segment

Thematic Leisure

Price Level

$$$$

Max pax

10

Seasonality

Possible all year round (but best period is from November until April)

Arrival city

PHUKET

Departure city

PHUKET

Description

Phuket Town is famous for its vibrant food scene – it is even classified as a UNESCO City of Gastronomy! During this culinary exploration through the charming old town of Phuket with its heritage buildings, an experienced guide will introduce some of the most sought-after local delicacies. A great choice for anyone who wants an authentic foodie experience during their stay in Phuket.

Selling points

  • An authentic experience for foodies
  • A great way to bring variation to a beach stay in Phuket
  • Visit is in Phuket Town, which is not affected yet by mass-tourism
  • The focus is on food, but Phuket Town also has a lot of cultural heritage and it is especially beautiful at night

Time And Transportation

From To Distance By Duration
Patong Phuket Town 15 kilometers Car 30 minutes
Mai Khao Phuket Town 35 kilometers Car 50 minutes
Rawai Phuket Town 15 kilometers Car 30 minutes
Kata Phuket Town 15 kilometers Car 30 minutes

Duration

Approximately 6 hours (from 15:00 until 21:00)

Min pax

2

Max pax

10

How to sell it

  • As an authentic experience for anyone who likes to explore the local cuisine
  • As a nice way to create variety during a beach stay in Phuket
  • An opportunity to explore the beautiful heritage of Phuket Town in an interactive way

Why this activity

  • The offer more options to add activities to a beach stay in Phuket
  • To have an authentic food experience in the South
  • To highlight lesser known parts of Phuket

Good to combine with

Due to the operating times and to avoid extremely packed days during a beach stay, it is best to not combine this activity with any other activities.

Do not combine with

Other activities

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Competitor comparison

The activity is by a supplier, so other DMCs can offer the same activity

Pros

  • An interactive, authentic food experience
  • We can use it to highlight our creativity and make beach stay in Phuket more interesting
  • Well-established supplier with good guides

Cons

  • No Easia Signature activity
  • Can only be confirmed with English Speaking guide
  • Limited flexibility in terms of menu, not suitable for vegetarian/vegan

Information

  • Highlights of the program (from suppliers website, but subject to change)
    • Explore the late night dining scene of Phuket Old Town, which has been kept as secrets to most of the travelers
    • Enjoy Southern Thai specialities such as Crab and Betel Left Curry, Cumin Fried Fish, in Phuket Old Town’s most famous restaurant.
    • Taste the city’s best Hokkien Mee noodle at a Mom & Pop specialty restaurant , prepared on a charcoal stove, a really traditional way that nobody does anymore.
    • Savor delicious fusioned Muslim dishes such as Shrimp Masman Curry, and Chicken Satay in an ancient Baba-style house-turn-into-restaurant.
    • Experience the romantic and nostalgic atmosphere of Phuket Old Town at night, beautifully illuminated against the night sky.
    • Stroll Phuket’s trendy night market, famous for hand-made souvenirs and arty handicrafts. A great people watching spot!
  • There are multiple food stops with multiple dishes to try. Together it can be considered a big dinner.
  • Kids are welcome, 5 years and younger FOC, 6-12 years old 50% discount

 

Alerts

  • The tour takes place rain or shine
  • The dishes is not flexible, the tour is not suitable for vegetarians / vegans

Important information

  • The tour is private only
  • the tour takes about 6 hours, depending on the hotel guests stay
  • Transportation by air-con minivan is included
  • Best period is November until April, but possible all year round

Price range

Starts ar 1920THB

Quotation guideline

Activity –> Navatas – Phuket Food Tour –> (Private) Phuket Night Food Tour & Old Town’s Magical Lights

Inclusion

  • Transfer from/to hotel
  • Licensed and experienced English speaking guide
  • Multiple food stops along the route, enough for a big dinner
  • visit to Phuket Old Town

Exclusion

  • Tips
  • Personal purchases

Important notes

In case of any special requirements, make sure to inform the supplier so they can arrange accordingly

Different Choicess

Old Town Phuket & Peranakan Food Trail by Navatas –> Similar food experience but in the morning

Contact

Phuket Food Tours (by Navatas)

English

Peranakan Food Tour in Phuket Town

At the end of the afternoon you will travel to Phuket Town, the island’s charming old town center that boasts a wealth of cultural heritage. Your food guide will show you around and introduce you to some of Phuket’s most delicious and most sought-after dishes like crab and betel leaf curry, cumin fried fish and Muslim-inspired treats. Passing by food stalls and local restaurants, it is the perfect opportunity to experience the vibrant, multi-cultural food scene up close. The backdrop of Phuket Town’s beautifully lit old heritage houses creates a charming atmosphere and it is a great place to observe local life. An authentic food experience that you won’t easily forget!

Notes:

Duration: 6 hours – From 15:00 to 21:00 (including transfers)

Meals included: dinner

Notes:

Operates all year round.
Operated by Navatas Food Tour – Contract Activity Name: Phuket Night Food Tour & Old Town’s Magical Lights