Krabi Island, situated at the edges of Krabi River, is a wonderful holiday destination in Thailand. It is a small town which is not so popular amongst tourists but whoever’s visited this wonderland has left with great memories.
Mouth to mouth publicity has made Krabi a must visit destination if you’re traveling Thailand. When we here Thailand, only a couple of names ring in our head- Bangkok and Pattaya. Let’s get to know more about things to do in Krabi.
When you plan to tour places like Koh Phi Phi or Tham Phra, you have to visit Krabi to take a ferry to some of these nearby islands. Did you know Krabi connects you to about 80 islands? Therefore you might as well spend a couple of nights here to get to know Krabi more.
How to Get to Krabi?
There are many options to reach Krabi depending on your travel budget. The most quick and a little expensive could be taking a flight from Bangkok directly to Krabi.
Thanks to Air Asia, you can travel extremely cheap. In fact it is sensible to take flights than ferrying it because it saves you time which you can utilize by doing various things in Krabi. Suppose you are visiting Ko Lanta, an island which is very close to Krabi.
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The ideal travel itinerary would be to reach Krabi first, stay there for 2 nights 3 days and then take a boat to Ko Lanta. Doing this would help you visit and see two unique Thailand locations. The scenery, beaches and the local food are some of the things that attract tourists from all over the world to Krabi.
What To Do in Krabi?
Krabi is a beautiful island. There are many things to do there. Some of the most often played activities are water sports like sailing, scuba diving, snorkeling and kayaking.
Trek lovers can also go on the small hills with well built tracks. Enjoy the sunrise from a hill top. You can also visit the Ko Lanta National Park to take a look at the coral islands. Watch variety of birds flocking all over the island.
Basically, Krabi is all about getting close to the nature. Beautiful beaches, lovely view of the sea and getting tanned are what Krabi gives you. There are many caves and waterfalls to add to the beauty of nature. Visit the official travel website of Krabi to learn about the day trips to other nearby islands like Phuket or Koh Samui.
Another famous attraction of Krabi is the virgin rain forests known as Khao Phanom Bencha National Park. Apart from the attractions mentioned above, give your taste buds a treat of delicious Thai cuisines.
Try out the many small cafes and bars. The nightlife is great so you can go around the town. Shopping is cheap and you’d find some really interesting local handicrafts to take as souvenirs.
Krabi in Thailand is definitely worth a visit. Travel with friends. Family or on honeymoon, it fits into everyone’s budget.