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  • Trip introduction

    On this Phuket tour, along with exploring some of the best places in Phuket Island, you will engage in a PADI Discover Scuba Diving (DSD) trip. The tour starts with the scuba diving trip to Racha Yai Island, where you will learn the basics of diving and complete two open water dives in the Andaman Sea. The next day, you will travel across Phuket in an AC minibus and witness the rich Thai culture in Phuket's most revered temple, Wat Chalong and then proceed to enjoy picturesque scenery from Karon Viewpoint. On the second last day, you will embark on a speedboat tour to Phi Phi Islands and explore gorgeous sites like Pileh Lagoon, Viking Cave and Monkey Beach.

    At an additional cost, you can also sign up for a zipline tour in the rainforest of Phuket. Please refer to the exclusion of this trip for the price. Please note that a minimum of 2 travellers are required to book this Phuket tour.

    Destination

    Phuket is one of the most popular Islands among scuba divers across the world due to its clear turquoise waters, rich marine life and pristine beaches. Scuba diving in Racha Yai Island, located on a short ride from Phuket offers you the opportunity to see tropical fish and colourful corals. The Island has several luxurious beachside resorts, spas and restaurants, and is also rich in Thai culture with unique temples and traditional cuisine. On this trip, you will also explore Phi Phi Islands on a speedboat and snorkel in the glassy waters of Bamboo Island.

    Throughout the trip, you will be staying in budget hotel rooms on twin sharing basis. Please note that you can upgrade the accommodation to standard/premium/deluxe room at an additional cost. Please refer to the exclusion section of the trip for prices.

    Destination highlights

    Embark on a PADI Discover Scuba Diving trip in Phuket. | Try snorkelling in the Phi Phi Islands. | Visit popular places in Phuket like Wat Chalong Temple and Karon Viewpoint. | Go on a speedboat tour to Phi Phi Islands. | Visit Pileh Lagoon, Viking Cave and Monkey Beach in Phi Phi Islands. | Savour exotic Thai cuisine.

    Activity Details

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    Trip details
  • Day 1 of Phuket Tour: Arrival

    Meetup with the operator at Phuket International Airport. The operator will arrange transport to a pre-booked hotel in Phuket. After settling in your cosy hotel rooms, you can spend the remaining evening at leisure or explore the Phuket city on your own. Overnight at the hotel in Phuket.

    Overnight in Hotel Best Western Patong Beach or similar.

    Pick-up service from Phuket International Airport to your hotel in Phuket will be provided by the operator. You will be staying in budget hotel rooms on twin sharing basis. Please note that no meals are included in today's package. | Upgrade accommodation to standard hotel rooms (check the exclusion section for price): | Upgrade accommodation to premium hotel rooms (check the exclusion section for price): | Upgrade accommodation to deluxe hotel rooms (check the exclusion section for price):

    Day 1 Milestone

    Phuket

    Phuket

    12:00 PM

    Food

    No meals are provided today.

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    Day 2 of Phuket Tour: Scuba Diving in Racha Yai
    Day 3 of Phuket Tour: Phuket Sightseeing
    Day 4 of Phuket Tour: Phi Phi Islands Speedboat Tour
    Day 5 of Phuket Tour: Departure
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  • Cancellation policy

    For cancellations made more than 31 days before departure of the Phuket tour: 50% refund of the trip cost.

    For cancellations made 14-31 days before departure of the Phuket tour: 30% refund of the trip cost.

    For cancellations 0-14 days before departure of the Phuket tour: No refund.

    No refunds will be issued for unused services or inclusions.

    No refunds will be given for bookings with departure date between 15 Dec-15 Jan, regardless of how much in advance the cancellation has been made.

    If you cancel OR do not report at the given time for any of the included activities or sports, the cancellation/refund policy of that operator will apply.

    All refunds will be processed after deducting a transaction fee of INR 200 per person. This fee is charged by The Great Next.

    Rules on trip

    Thailand has extremely strict drug laws. Please ensure that you are not carrying any form of drugs, including medically prescribed marijuana, CBD or THC oil.

    The tour guide has the right to stop you from participating in any water/adventure activities in case he finds you under the influence of alcohol or any kind of drugs.

    All activities will be subject to the policies and restrictions of the operator handling them.

    Please follow the guide's instructions at all times.

    Consumption of alcohol before or during any adventure activity is prohibited.

    Travellers are requested to treat the local culture with respect and avoid littering, defacing property and monuments and causing general disturbance.

    The operator will provide the equipment for the scuba diving and snorkelling trip. You are responsible for the equipment and must use it with care.

    An AC mini bus will be used for all transport as per itinerary. This is not at the disposal of travellers, and will not be used for any activities not in the itinerary.

    Travellers are requested to carry enough cash in the local currency to cover any incidental and personal expenses.

    All prices displayed are subject to fluctuations based on international currency exchange rates at the time of booking. Accordingly, prices may be subject to a foreign currency premium/discount at the time of booking.

    Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

    For scuba diving, pick-ups take place from Kamala, Patong, Kata, Karon, Rawai and Nai Harn areas. Children below 2 years of age are not permitted on the boat.

    Participants must be in good health to book this Phuket Tour.

    For Phi Phi Islands and Phang Nga Bay speedboat tour, hotel pick-up and drop-off are included in this package. Please note that children below 10 years have to be accompanied by adults.

    The hotels mentioned in the package are subject to availability. If unavailable, you will be provided with rooms in similar hotels.

    Speedboat and diving tour is subject to weather conditions and technical operation. The speedboat may get cancelled for reasons beyond the operator's control. No refunds will be provided in such cases.

    All water activities, trips, excursions are subject to weather conditions.

    Please note that due to unforeseen weather conditions or govt restrictions, certain activities may be cancelled. No refund will be provided in such cases.

    The trip cost has been calculated at the current rate of taxes and international payment transfers fee, and the cost may change as per the changes in the tax structure. Travellers will bear the additional cost incurred due to the hike.

    This package is not valid between December 15 to January 15. The trip cost will change during the peak season. If you wish to book during this time, please get in touch with us.

    The tour operator takes utmost care to ensure the safety of travellers and shall not be held responsible for any mishap or accident on this Phuket tour.

    Travellers will be required to bear any additional costs arising due to unforeseen circumstances such as bad weather, roadblocks, etc.
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  • Includes / Excludes

    Includes

    • Airport transfers in private vehicle

    • Hotel transfers in select areas in Phuket for scuba trip and Phi Phi Island tour
    • All travel arrangements as per the itinerary in an AC minibus
    • Accommodation in budget hotel rooms on twin sharing basis in Phuket
    • Breakfast from Day 2 to Day 5
    • Lunch on Day 2 and Day 4
    • 2 open water dives in Racha Yai Island
    • All scuba diving equipment, as required
    • Snorkelling in Phi Phi Islands
    • Snorkelling equipment
    • Local trip coordinator
    • Services of a professional PADI instructor
    • PADI DSD certificate
    • Rates are inclusive of international payment transfer fees
    • All applicable taxes

    Excludes

    • Any meals not mentioned in the inclusion

    • Hotel transfers from areas other than Kamala, Patong, Kata, Karon, Rawai and Nai Harn for scuba trip
    • Zipline tour can be arranged at INR 5,700 per person
    • The total trip cost for 3 pax on triple sharing basis in budget hotel is INR 34,900 per person
    • The total trip cost for child without mattress is INR 24,800
    • Upgrade accommodation to standard hotel rooms on twin-sharing basis at INR 1,100 per person
    • Upgrade accommodation to premium hotel rooms on twin-sharing basis at INR 1,900 per person
    • Upgrade accommodation to deluxe hotel rooms on twin-sharing basis at INR 14,800 per person
    • Any cost arising due to unforeseen circumstances such as bad weather, roadblocks, etc.
    • Any kind of insurance
    • Any activities not mentioned in the inclusions

    What to Wear

    What to Wear

    • Light cotton clothing
    • Shorts/denim
    • Bathing suits
    • Slippers/slip-ons
    • Not to wear - Expensive gadgets or jewellery

    What not to Wear

    • Loose clothing that will tangle around you while swimming
    • Restrictive clothing
    • Flip-flops

    Equipment / Gear

    We Provide

    • Airport transfers in private vehicle
    • AC minibus
    • Snorkelling equipment
    • Scuba diving equipment

    You need to get

    • Govt-issued Identity Card
    • Daypack
    • Sunglasses
    • Hat
    • Bathing suit
    • Slippers
    • Raincoat/poncho
    • Sunscreen
    • Insect repellent
    • Sunburn relief products
    • Regular toiletries
    • Sanitizer
    • Camera
    • Charger
    • Water bottle
    • First aid kit
    • Personal medicines

    Medical Kit

    • Please carry specific personal or prescribed medication, personal first-aid kit for this trip.