Private Tour: Local Life Experience at Takuapa Old Town

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A unique opportunity to visit Takuapa Old Town and to learn more about Thai people and their way of life. Walk through the streets in the old part of the town with a local guide to see the almost 200 year old houses that were built in the traditional style of that period. Visit temples in the area that show the difference between a Buddhist and a Chinese Taoist temple. You will have the chance to see how traditional cookies called, “Moon Cakes,” are made at a local bakery, and see what you can find at the local market. You also will visit the Saori Foundation is a women's workshop which develops its own textile designs after a Japanese monk showed tsunami survivors how to weave and earn a living.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: I Asia Thailand

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Stop At: Takua Pa

This fascinating southern town is abuzz with activity as both locals and tourists flock to these old streets from miles around. If you’re looking for alternative then this is a great day out for everyone. The old quarter of Takua Pa in Phangnga is a poignant reminder of a glorious chapter in its history. Overlooked by most travellers who pass it off as rather quiet, the old town area of Takua Pa district in Phangnga in fact has much to shout about for it still resonates with a glorious chapter from history dating back a century, now almost forgotten.s the name suggests, the walking street market is situated in Takuapa, however, not Takuapa as most tourists to this part of Thailand know it, but the old town Takuapa. Yan Yow is what is commonly, and incorrectly, referred to as Takuapa. This is where the main hub of this little city is now situated.

Duration: 4 hour

Stop At:

Takua Pa New Town is a typical bustling Thai town with a large daily indoor market selling mainly fresh food, meat, fruit, vegetables, fish and seafood

Duration: 45 minutes
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