The best way to reach Phuket is via flight through the Phuket International Airport. From outside the airport you'll find minibus and public transport channels to Karon.
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The Phuket jungle and temple trek is a beautiful adventure that combines the history of the ancient Thai culture with Phuket’s breathtaking natural beauty as you navigate yourself through a series of stunning landscapes.
Extending over a single day, this journey takes you through a jungle hike along the slopes of the Kata Mountain. Along the way you’ll catch glimpses of native plants and perhaps even monkeys! Once you reach the top, you’ll stop admire the breathtaking views of Karon before stopping at the spectacular Big Buddha monument. After this, your journey takes you to the Kata Chalong where you’ll learn about this ancient culture and history of Thailand. For the last part of your adventure you’ll stop at an organic farm to feast on a delicious organic, but traditional Thai meal.
Offering you a series of stops and visits, this journey is ideal for adventure seekers, nature lovers or anyone who is looking to explore the forested trail and cultural depth of Thailand.
Situated at an altitude of 1,213 feet, Big Buddha also known as the Great Buddha of Phuket is an enormous statue of Gautama Buddha that sits atop the Nakkerd Hill within the Kata Mountains near Chalong. Made out of concrete and layered with Burmese white marble this statue stands at an astounding height of 148 feet.
For this trip you’ll hike along the forests of the Kata Mountain to reach the Buddha Statue. With few rocky terrain, your journey will consist of travelling through lush green landscapes that are lined with scenic valley views and saturated with immense beauty and wilderness. Along the way you might spot the native Thai monkeys along with a variety of colourful birds.
Explore the rustic beauty of Phuket through this Buddha Temple and Jungle trek. | Pass through scenic landscapes. | Catch sight of local villagers. | Learn about the Buddhist history. | Pray at the Kata Chalong. | Spot many exotic birds. | Catch views of beautiful landscapes. | Gain insight to the rich Thai culture.
Be ready for the pick-up at your hotel in Karon or Kata by 09:00 hrs. Reach CC's Hideaway by 10:15 hrs sharp so that you can start your trek by 10:30. After a quick briefing, you'll start the trek through the jungle, where along the way you'll pass through many many exotic plants and animals. After an hour and half of trekking, you'll stop at the view point on the top to catch your breath and spectacular views of Karon. By noon, you'll reach the Big Buddha temple where you can spend some time exploring. The next stop will be at Wat Chalong where you'll learn about Buddhism and the history of Phuket. The last stop for your trek will be at an organic farm where you'll learn about organic cooking and feast on a delicious organic lunch. Post lunch, you'll make your way back to CC's Hideaway and then get dropped back to your hotel in Karon or Kata. Your trip ends here.
Your trip ends before nightfall.
For this adventure pick-ups take place from Karon or Kata by 09:00 hrs from where you'll be transferred to CC's Hideaway. For those who are staying beyond Karon or Kata have to make their own travel arrangement to CC's Hideaway. You'll reach CC's Hideaway by 10:15 hrs for a 10:30 departure. Today's package includes a delicious organic lunch at an organic farm. Besides this, you'll also be offered water, coconut water and freshfruits. By 15:30 hrs you'll be dropped back CC's Hideaway or to your h
For cancellations made 24 hrs or more before the departure of the Phuket jungle and temple trek: Full refund.
No show: No refund.
Above and beyond all cancellation fees/charges by the operator and The Great Next, you will be charged international payment transfer fees. Please check with us what these charges will be for this trip.
Consumption of alcohol or any kind of intoxication is not permitted during the Phuket jungle and temple trek.
No harm or damage should be inflicted on natural habitats during the Phuket jungle and temple trek .
Participants must adhere to the instructions of the guide at all times during the Phuket jungle and temple trek .
The equipment should be used with care during the Phuket jungle and temple trek.