Top Things To Do in Krabi - Book the Best Tours

1- Visit Phi Phi Islands
2- Explore Ko Lanta
3- Railay Beaches and Caves
4- Krabi Hot Springs and Emerald Pool
5- Visit Wat Tam Sua
6- Hike for Khao Ngon Nak Viewpoint
7- 4 Island Tour
8- James Bond Island Tour
9- Krabi Town Walking Street
10- Ao Nang Center Point

Krabi is one of the most preferred destination on the shore of the Andaman Sea of Thailand by nature lovers. It is divided into 8 districts as; Amphoe Muang, Khao Panom, Khlong Thom, Au Luk, Nhua Khalong, Ko Lanta, Plai Phraya and Lam Thap. Krabi Town (known as Amphoe Muang) is the main town in the district of Krabi and ranks 5th in Thailand about tourism income per year with 6.5 million domestic and international arrival.

It is a province that has over 200 islands off the coast, a lot of white sand beaches, wonder of nature rain forests and numerous attractions to do for visitors. Can be visited any time in a year but the dry season from mid-November to April.

Let’s have a look top 10 things to do in Krabi;

 

1- Visit Phi Phi Islands

things to do in phi phi islands

You can arrive to Phi Phi Islands from Krabi by speedboat in 40 minutes and by ferry 1 hour 30 minutes which departs from Klong Jilad Pier 4 times a day. Phi Phi Islands an island group in the Andaman Sea. Phi Phi Don is the largest and populated island of the group.

Phi Phi Leh is known as a location of Leonardo Di Caprio movie “The Beach” with white sand beach of “Maya Bay”. Due to Thai Government decision, Maya closed since mid 2018.

 

2- Explore Ko Lanta

koh lanta krabi

Ko Lanta is an island on Andaman Coast administratively part of Krabi. The island offers white sand and coral fringed uncrowded beaches, rain forests, waterfalls and historic town. You can get there by speedboat in 15 minutes and by ferry in 1 hour from Krabi.

Koh Lanta known for being quite compared to some tourist destinations like Phi Phi Islands, Koh Samui or Krabi. The pries on the island are still cheaper then the other tourist destinations in Thailand.

 

3- Railay Beaches and Caves

Railay Beach Cave and Beach

Railay also known as Rai Leh is a peninsula between the city of Krabi and Ao Nang. Due to high limestone cliff formations the peninsula is cut off from the mainland of Krabi and this means there is no bus, no car no road to reach at the Railay Beach. Only way to get there is to use longtail boats.

The beach is only accessible by the sea. Lagoons, caves, stunning white sand beach, viewpoint are in a walking distance so that you can enjoy all around.

 

4- Krabi Hot Springs and Emerald Pool

Emerald Pool Krabi

Natural sites located around 50 km from the Krabi Town and it takes around 75 minutes drive. Krabi Hot Springs more than a beautiful sight. You can swim and enjoy with its heated water pool surrounded by rainforests. Hot Springs operating from 7:00 am to 5:00 pm. Emerald Pool which is another hot spring of Krabi is not much far from Klong Thom Hot Springs.

It is recommended to combine both sites for 1 day visit. The pool got its name from its colour. After a short walk you are also able to arrive to the Blue Pool in the same location where the waters are blue with crystal clear waters just as the Emeral Pool. You will only be able to view the Blue Pool, it is not for swimming in.

 

5- Visit Wat Tam Sua

Aerial View of Wat Tham Sua Tiger Temple

The temple is located near Krabi Town and also known as “Tiger Cave Temple” just because tiger paw prints in the cave. The temple is 278 mt high and in order to reach at the summit you are supposed to climb up 1237 step stairways.

Once you make it to the top, you will be rewarded with 360- degree view of the Andaman Sea and the beautiful surrounding landscape. Open from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm daily.

 

6- Hike for Khao Ngon Nak Viewpoint

Khao Ngon Nak Viewpoint

One of the best things while you are in Krabi is hiking and enjoying the great view of Khao Ngon Nak or known as Dragon Crest which is a mountain 565 meters above the sea level. The place located 30 minutes North of Ao Nang.

You have to sign in with the park rangers and you do not have to pay for any fee for the park entrance because of it is free. It will take around 3.9 km to the peak with  great waterfall along the way and 2 viewpoints. There is no any market around. Do not forget to bring enough water for yourself.

 

7- 4 Island Tour

Island Tour phuket daily tours

This is the one of the most popular island hoping tour departs from Krabi. You will be visited 4 different small but spectacular islands during the tour. The islands that you are visited; Phra Nang Cave, Tup Island, Poda Island and Chicken Island.

The most fascinating part is you can do snorkeling in the crystal clear waters and sunbathe on the white sand beaches. 4 island tours take places by speedboats and the tour guide give information about everything during the tour in English.

 

8- James Bond Island Tour

James Bond Island Tour

The tour take places in Phang-Na Bay also known as Ao Phang Na National Park. The bay lies between Phuket Island, Krabi, Andaman Sea and the mainland of Thailand. Phang-Na National Park characterized by limestone formations.

Koh Tapu located in Phang-Na Bay is a popular tourist spot which called as “James Bond Island” after the movie of James Bond series “The Man with the Golden Gun” released in 1974.

 

9- Krabi Town Walking Street

Krabi Town Walking Street

Walking Street of Krabi take places on every Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays between 4:00 pm to 10:00 pm in the main center of Krabi Town. The Walking Street is known as the most liveliest market in Krabi.

The stalls selling not only wide range of souvenir products but also they sell delicious local foods, traditional deserts, live music entertainment with a large amount of seating capacity. It is certainly good option spend a weekend night while in Krabi.

 

10- Ao Nang Center Point

ao nang nightlife Ao Nang Center Point

Ao Nang Center Point Complex is a heart of nightlife entertainment in the Krabi Town. Located on Ao Nang Beach Road. It is the equivalent of smaller scale of Bangla Road in Phuket.

If you are looking for a night out in Krabi it is the great option for your expectation. Most of the bars in the complex are operating from 6:00 pm until late time.

 

 

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