People looking for the ultimate getaway knows that Thailand offers some of the best tropical hotspots in the world. While leading names like Phuket takes center stage for its hodgepodge of stunning beach towns, neon-clad nightlife, and vibrant markets, there are hidden gems in islands like Khao Lak.
Takua Pa, for instance, is a quaint town that is less over-the-top compared to Thailand’s top destinations, but it is nothing short of beautiful with its rich cultural heritage, old-world neighborhoods, and nature-driven adventure into verdant, unique safaris in between the old town.
Exploring Thailand in a Unique Perspective in Takua Pa Old Town
Set in the heart of Khao Lak, about 32-kilometers away from its Northern borders, Takuapa Old Town is a quiet spot that is rich with architectural wonders and culture. Seeing as the old town dates back to the 13th century, visiting Takuapa often feels like being transported back in time as the streets feature the lingering beauty of ancient Thai culture.
Takuapa Old Town embraces diversity as seen in its stunning Sino-Portuguese architecture, tracing its wealth and culture back to the town’s tin-mining origins. If you’re craving to immerse
yourself in the local culture, then going on a Takuapa tour is one of the best ways to get to know
the underrated parts of Thailand.
As for the tour itself, you can expect the following itinerary:
- 9:OO AM – Pick Up from Devasome Khao Lak Hotel
- 9:30 AM – Go on a Visit to the Chinese Shrine
- 10:30 AM – Exploring Takuapa Old Town
- 11:00 AM – Exploring Tor Sor Cake Factory
- 12:00 NN – Lunch
- 1:30 PM – Visit Nam Kem Cultural Centre and Tsunami Museum
- 3:30 PM – Arrive at Devasome Khao Lak Hotel
Going on a Nature-Driven Adventure at Sri Phang Nga National Park and Little Amazon Tour
After getting to know the rich culture of Old Takuapa by visiting the majestic temples, you can take a detour to a destination that feels like a different world: the long lost zone of The Little Amazon.
In between the Sri Phang Nga and Little Amazon tour, get ready to be amazed as you witness the grand beauty of nature as you canoe along a peaceful river, with the skies covered by a canopy of the herculean, Banyan Tree forest. It’s a serene spot where you can witness Takuapa’s rainforests in all its glory – from spotting exotic animals to chasing Pha Nga’s highest waterfall.
The Bottom Line: Immersing Yourself in Rich Culture and Nature-Driven Destinations in Takua Pa, Thailand
Exploring the natural beauty and rich, cultural heritage of Takua Pa is exciting, but making the most of what the island has to offer can also drain your energy.
Why not end your fun-filled excursions on a relaxing note at Devasome, where you can indulge in special spa packages to replenish your strength and help bring you back to speed for a new adventure in Thailand? adventure in Thailand?
Are you looking for a beachfront resort in Khao Lak? Get in touch with us today to book your stay.