Krabi is a beautiful, tranquil town on the west coast of Southern Thailand, at the mouth of the Krabi River. It is about 783 km south of Bangkok and about 170 km south from Phuket. Krabi is easily accessible by road, air and sea. There are direct flights from most major cities in Thailand.
1. Take a Day Trip To 4 Remote Islands
These Islands can be seen from Krabi beach. The four islands are Koh Poda, Koh Gai (Chicken Island), Koh Tub and Koh Mor. This trip also makes a stop at the beautiful Phra Nang Cave Beach. There are also a few stops at open water snorkeling sites. The trip also includes a picnic lunch on one of the islands or beaches. The cost of these day trips depend on whether you take the long tail boats, or a speed boat.
2. Explore Khao Nor Chur Chi National park and Tiger Cave Temple
Tiger Cave Temple
This is a full day tour from Krabi. Discover the lush greenery and natural landscapes of this tropical rain forest. Bath in the natural hot springs. Enjoy the delicious Thai lunch that is included in this trip.
3. Shop Till You Drop
There are 3 malls in Krabi all along the same side of the highway, heading towards the airport. The malls operate between 9am and 9pm. Here you will find anything from electronics to genuine brand name clothing. There are also the night and weekend markets, as well as markets that operate daily.
4. Explore Khao Khanab Nam Mountains
These mountains are a national landmark and well worth a visit. There are several caves within these mountains, which have cluster formations of stalactites, created over thousands of years. The caves are also host to a range of prehistoric paintings. You can reach these mountains by hiring a long-tail boat from Krabi's Chao Fa Pier.
5. Enjoy delicious seafood at one of many top restaurants.
6. Go Snorkeling or scuba diving
There are more then 32 diving sites and quite a few snorkeling spots. Krabi offers a rich marine environment, with the most beautiful underwater caves and rock formations. There are also a few diving schools to teach all newcomers.
7. Visit Wat Kaew Korawaram Buddhist Temple
This temple is located high up on a hill above the city's downtown. It is one of the largest temples in Krabi.
8. Visit the Andaman Museum
Here you will find art and cultural history of the Andaman Tribe.
9. Explore Krabi's Contemporary Art Museum
This museum have both traditional and contemporary art on display.
10. Visit Krabi River Marina and Thara Park
Stroll through a maze of walking trails, relax by a pond, play football or tennis, or simply watch the boats sail by.
Thats it for this destination.
Have a great week further.
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