Krabi : Top Attractions of Krabi
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Krabi is one of the most scenic places that you can visit in Thailand. Stunning white beaches, jungles, and a plethora of islands off the coast are just some of the amazing things that await you if you take a trip to Krabi. Situated on the southern side of Thailand, the best time to visit this wonderful place is between November and April. If you are planning on enjoying a memorable to Krabi, here are some places that you just have to visit while you are there!
Railay Beaches and Caves
Railay Beach is cut off from the rest of Thailand by large cliffs making it quite inaccessible. The only way to enter this stunning beach would be through a boat ride. This is one of the most splendid beaches that you could visit in all of Thailand. There are even wonderful caves cut into the rocks that you could explore while here. There are some bars in the region where you can sit back, relax, and chill! If you want to get far away from the everyday hustle, this is the best place out there.
Thung Teao Forest Natural Park
The Natural Park is one of the most serene and relaxing places in Krabi that you can visit. This park holds a ton of trees and even exotic animal species for you to explore. One of the most promising areas to enjoy a great time within the park has to be the Crystal lagoon. It is also known as the Emerald Pool which directly indicates that you should be expecting crystal clear water. It is also naturally warm coupled with a nearby waterfall allowing a great swimming experience. It is also said that the Pitta Gurney bird, once thought extinct, could be spotted inside the park if you are lucky enough.
Wat Tham Sua
Wat Tham Sua is a temple within a series of caves that are worth exploring on your trip to Krabi. The caves are situated deep within the jungles and house many monks who have come here to meditate. It is believed that the caves were once home to a tiger and the temple is named after the said tiger. There is plenty to explore in this area and it is going to be a memorable time for you whether you are an adventurer or not. If you are up for it, you should take the climb to the “footprint of the Buddha”. You have to climb up 1,237 steps which is quite a taxing affair. However, you get a remarkable 360˚ view from the top of the Andaman Sea and the islands therein!
Phi Phi Island
Phi Phi Islands came to the spotlight after being featured in the movie "The Beach" and has become a favorite among tourists ever since. You have to take a boat ride from the mainland which usually takes about 45 minutes to reach this amazing island. while you are here, you should know that two islands are waiting to be explored. Phi Phi Don is the inhabited island where you will find most of the crowd. Phi Phi Leh is much more solitary and is a great place if you are planning to get away from the crowd. The most striking feature about these islands is the crystal-clear turquoise water and the paradisical beaches.
Klong Thom Hot Spring
Klong Thom Hot Spring is part of the Thung Teao Natural Park but deserves a separate mention because of its exotic and captivating charm. This is one of the most relaxing places in Krabi that you could go to. A natural pool is made of smoothened rocks and fed by waters from deep-rooted thermal springs. The waters get comfortably hot to about 40˚C temperature and are loaded with naturally occurring mineral salts which have a healing effect on your body. There is a nearby stream where you can cool off if you want to.
Khao Khanab Nam
Khao Khanab Nam is a set of two mountains that are one of the most iconic landmarks of Krabi. These two mountains sit on either side of the flowing river giving rise to a stunning natural wonder. You have to look at them up close and personal to gauge how impressive they look. What’s more impressive is the fact that these two mountains stand over a series of caves underneath which are equally worth exploring. The caves are lined with many stalactites and stalagmites which just look excellent. Don’t be afraid of the human skeletons in the area- these belong to the poor souls who were trapped in the caves during a flood. If you have an adventurer's spirit, you should climb to the top of one of the mountains which is scalable- to get some of the most stunning views of the place.
Thailand is famous for the many night markets and you have to go to the night market in Krabi town. The market is open to everyone at the weekends and should be on your Krabi itinerary. You could shop for all kinds of souvenirs while you are here. There are also about 70 food stalls to try out the local delicacies. One of the stalls sells a special kind of coconut ice cream which you have to try while you are enjoying the Krabi ambiance in this market. You may also catch some shows prepared by local school children to collect money for school or some charity.
Ao Nang Beach
If you are looking for a splendid beach experience then you are better off at Railey Beach. Ang Nao does not have attractive white sandy beaches or a tranquil setting. However, this place is known for the vibrant nightlife that it offers. There are tons of bars and restaurants in the area to try out. You will also get some of the best deals on tour packages in this area since it is a tourist hotspot and competitive operators are trying their best to sell their services.
Phra Nang Beach
Phra Nang Beach is not only the most splendid beach in Krabi but has also been voted as one of the ten most beautiful beaches in the world! The beach is about 20 minutes from Ao Nang on a boat and is a place of serene beauty and scenery. The perfectly white sandy beach washed by electrifying blue waters is the best respite from all your troubles. You can also partake in various activities such as hiring jet skis while you are in Phra Nang Beach!
Wat Kaew in Krabi Town might not be the biggest temple but it is one of the most beautiful ones. The inside walls are painted blue and have many intricate Buddhist drawings to look out for. A large golden statue of Buddha stands at one corner and overlooks the temple premises. The setting is quite charming and you should also try the local food from the stalls outside!
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