Former Glory of the Old Phuket

Paresa Resort Phuket, Phuket
4 hours
Couple Only
Sightseeing Tours


Embark on a fascinating journey of the Old Phuket and visit a local industry as you tap into the process of rubber making. Then dwell in the past as you visit the mining museum and unveil the process of cashew nut process in a local factory.

Why to buy

  • Visit the famous mining museum
  • Learn the process of rubber and cashew nuts in a local factory
  • Visit the Gibbons rehabilitation center project
  • Sip on some traditional Phuket copi (coffee)


Half a day of exciting local charm awaits you in this journey as you enter the fascinating world of past in modern presence. Meet your guide in the lobby and hop onto your vehicle and take the road that leads to a local rubber plantation. On reaching your destination warm-up your brain as you soak in the little trivia on how the rubber is procced. Get a glimpse of how rubber is collected from the trees and process into a fine good. Then continue your journey towards the gibbons rehabilitation centre project in Tong Sai National Park gleaming with the picturesque valley. The project aims to protect gibbons and their habitat through this project. Before getting any future take a break by sipping on some traditional Phuket copi (coffee) for that authentic experience. Your next destination will let you slip into the bygone era as you visit the Kathu Mining Museum featuring displays ranging from tin mine models to a recreated scene in the opium den. Stroll through these walls and be charmed with the history as your guide will narrate the past glory. Your final stop will be at a cashew nut factory, so you finally get to discover the hidden secret being the expensive nut. Learn its processing techniques, how it's cleaned and polished in the end for consumption.

After a tiring day filled with eye-opening trivia head back to the hotel and relax or get ready for your next adventure.

Private hotel pick-up and drop transfer
Visit to a rubber manufacturing industry
Expert guide
Visit the Gibbons rehabilitation centre
Personal expenses


4 hours
Monday 8:30 AM Tuesday 8:30 AM Wednesday 8:30 AM Thursday 8:30 AM Friday 8:30 AM Saturday 8:30 AM Sunday 8:30 AM 
Language used
Type of Guide/Tour
Expert Guide
Pickup point
Paresa Resort Phuket
End point
Paresa Resort Phuket

Good to know

  • Go along with a guide when you visit the mining museum as most of the information are only in Thai.

Additional Information

  • The activity starts at 8:30 AM, kindly reach the meeting point five minutes prior for a hassle-free experience

Cancellation policy

  • Kindly refer to your booking for cancelation policy.

Hotel Providing this activity


Phuket, Mueang Phuket District, Phuket 83000, Thailand
Old Phuket
Paresa Phuket

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