55 Places to Visit in Krabi, Tourist Places & Top Attractions
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Serene islands with unblemished beaches engulfed in emerald waters, towering cliffs shrouded in tropical foliage, mesmerizing cascades in the middle of forest, and aesthetic products of fine craftsmanship – the range of places to visit in Krabi is quite exciting and all-encompassing.

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Owing to such interesting choices of exciting places available, Krabi has rapidly grown as a popular international destination among all kinds of travellers including honeymooners, vacationers, adventure junkies, and of course, travel photographers. There are so many varied places offering varied experiences that make Krabi a perfect choice for literally anyone who just wants to bask in the lap of nature and try some unique activities. Above all, Krabi is truly a remarkable beauty with incredible vistas everywhere you look.

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From destinations that are ideal for an unhindered staycation experience to spots you can visit for a few hours of fun and excitement – there are all sorts of tourist places in Krabi. The province is widely acclaimed for the opportunities it creates for snorkelling and scuba diving experiences, and the best spots where you can try these activities are Monkey Beach and Loh Samah Beach.

And for spending eventful evenings with memorable shopping and dining experiences in Krabi, you have some great choices like Krabi Weekend Night Market. Moreover, if you are a fan of adventure and crave blood pumping action in Krabi, the destination even features some exciting and challenging hiking trails.

Here is the list of best places to visit in Krabi:

Ko Phi Phi

Ko Phi Phi, a small archipelago of six islands is the most beautiful and widely popular tourist destination in Andaman. Beautiful bondage of two islands together by a narrow isthmus is something that makes this place this pretty. 

The postcard picture-perfect beaches, unending thickets and craggy cliffs of this island have been known for seducing people from all over the world. Often visitors find it a herculean task to detach themselves from the just flawless beauty that this place offers. Planning a holiday in Krabi? Add this in your list of places to visit in Krabi.

While in Phi Phi Islands, you just cannot miss the viewpoint which is around 186m above sea level and allures you with the breathtaking views of the entire region. Relax and unwind yourself at Lane Beach, take a leisure walk in Yao Beach and enjoy some spectacular views at Hin Kho Beach.

 Phi Phi Islands, Krabi

Getting There: 
The best possible way to reach Ko Phi Phi islands is by a ferry from Phuket, Ao Nag, RaiLeh, Krabi Town, KoLAnta s per the nearest location. Tonsai Pier is the island’s main pier and supports good frequency of boats from all the mentioned places.

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Railay Beaches & Caves
It is yet another secluded beach in Thailand, situated in the city of Krabi. Railay beach is a beautiful seashore with tranquil white sand and clear seas. The beach is located in just one small peninsula with large limestone cliffs, lagoons, caves, and viewpoints.

This spectacular peninsula is just cut off from the main Krabi city because of it being covered with the limestone headlands and deep jungle valleys. 

:  If you are in a search of a lazy and peaceful day or chilled-out evenings, heading on to Railay beach will be a good option.  All the lagoons, caves, and cliffs are within walking distance so that you can enjoy anywhere on the beach. 

 In between Krabi and Ao Nang 

Getting There
: With no roads, no buses, no cars, the only way to reach the Railay beach is via longtail boats because the beach is accessible only by sea.
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The Emerald Pool

Rejuvenate each and every segment of your body at the emerald pool, where the water comes from the hot springs and the entire zone is hot bedded. From all the four corners it is surrounded by the trails of greens and hails out to nature lovers.

Highlights: The key features of this emerald pool is its location, which is, it is seated right in the heart of lush green forests and is surrounded by a wooden track which adds up to the charm of the place.

Location: Khlong Thom Nuea, Khlong Thom District, Krabi 81120, Thailand

Getting There: Reaching out to the emerald pool is very easy, one can take a private cab to the Khao Phra Bang Khram Nature Reserve, from here you have to take a small walk of 10 minutes to reach to the exact point.

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Tiger Cave Temple

The kind of place that demands some efforts, and then rewards you with pretty sights in return, Tiger Cave Temple is a revered Buddhist temple in Krabi. The name of this temple is attributed to the prominent tiger paw prints inside the cave. In order to reach the summit, one must climb up a staircase having 1237 steps which makes a visit all the more exciting.

If you want to soak in a 360 degree panoramic view of Krabi, this summit offers you that – a visual treat indeed. All in all, Tiger Cave Temple is undoubtedly one of the best tourist places in Krabi.

Highlights: Apart from breathtaking views of Krabi and tiger paw impressions, the site also features a giant statue of Lord Buddha.

Location: Krabi Noi, Mueang Krabi District, Krabi

Timings: 12 am to 12 pm (open all days)

Getting there: There are sharing and private taxis are available to reach the base from where the hiking starts.

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Klong Thom Hot Springs

Marking its place in one of the most serene places to visit in Krabi, Klong Thom Hot springs stretches all over and is an epitome tranquil settings. Here you can take a dip in the hot springs and refresh each and every vertical of the mind and soul.

Highlights: The most impressive feature of these hot springs is that here you can feel close to nature and this place extends ideal surroundings, which are a blend of greens and soothing environs.

Location:  Khlong Thom Nuea, Khlong Thom District, Krabi 81120, Thailand

Getting There:  Reaching out to the Klong Thom Hot springs is very easy, one can take a private cab to the Khao Phra Bang Khram Nature Reserve, from here you have to take a small walk of 5 minutes to reach to the exact point.
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Koh Lanta Island
Stretching from Klong Dao on the northern side and Bamboo Bay on the southern, Koh Lanta is probably amongst the most favored beaches in Thailand. The sheer size of the coastline is what attracts most beach bums to this stunning getaway. 

For the adventurists, the popular places for diving are on the coasts of Hin Daeng, Hin Muang, and Ko Haa. Lanta is the pride and joy of Krabi and can be easily reached thanks to its relatively flat and accessible geology. The island is located in the Krabi province.

Highlights: Visit the Ban Saladan Tourist Centre, Khao Mai Kaew Caves, Visit Ko Lanta Noi and the Lanta Old Town, a diverse and culturally rich village.

Location: Ko Lanta Yai is in the Andaman Sea off the west coast of Thailand

Getting there:
 There are no direct regular ferries from Phuket to Krabi although it is possible to charter a speedboat or similar transportation. Daily ferries operate between Phuket and Krabi via Phi Phi Island
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Tab Kak Hang Nak Nature Trail

There are several ways to enjoy an intimate experience with nature in Krabi, and trekking at Tab Kak Hang Nak is one of them. Hang Kak is a mountain park teeming with rich collection of tropical flora and offering spectacular views of the sweeping landscapes around. Due to its lavish verdure, the park is one of the most enticing places to see in Krabi.

Tab Kak Hang Nak is well-known for its hiking trail that leads one to a point where photography becomes a heavenly affair. There are several stretches with steep ascent on the trail but the path is paved in most parts and can be considered by novice hikers.

Highlights: The most fascinating thing about the nature trail is a vantage point presenting exceptional views of Krabi and the bay.

Location: 4024, Sao. Krabi 2007, Nong Thale, Mueang Krabi District, Krabi 

Timings: 8 am - 3 pm

Getting there: You can either hire a cab or rent a motorbike from any part of Krabi to reach the base.

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Krabi Elephant Sanctuary

Are you a wildlife lover? Then this is your place to be.! Ranging from all ages of Asian elephants, here you can pick from various packages. While some of them are inclusive of just the observation while in the others you can interact with the mighty elephants, and even play with them. Make sure you pre-book your visit and make the trip even more hassle-free.

Highlights: This place is a true haven for the elephants, and has a remarkable count of them.

Location: 83/13 Ao Luek Tai, Ao Luek District, Krabi 81110, Thailand

Getting There: Reaching out to the Krabi elephant sanctuary, is pretty easy, and one can opt for a private taxi or cab from Krabi town.

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Thung Teao Forest Natural Park

Add up a new chapter in your book of experiences, and visit this natural park which is one of the best places to visit in Krabi. This well-renowned attraction of this province posses a plush of scenic wonders and draws tourists from all over the map. Here you can also jump from one limestone cliff to another, which contrast with the green thickets of the bewildering jungles.

Highlights: At this place, you can enjoy the emerald pool, hot springs, and apart from this, it is all covered with dense jungles which are home to the wilds and birds.

Location: Khao Pra-Bang Khram, near Bang Teao Village

Getting There: The Thung Teao Forest Natural Park is easily accessible, as it is located at a drive of just one hour from Ao Nang, and can be visited by a cab or taxi.

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Kai Island or Chicken Island
Based on the southern part of Poda and Tup islands, Kai Island is also been popularly known as Poda Nuk Island or Hua Khawan Island. The rooster shaped rock on the island is a symbol of the beautiful Krabi Sea. The pleasant climate and the harmonious ambiance, fascinating coral reefs and white sandy beaches are key attractions of this island. The chicken island is one of the most popular places to visit in Krabi. 

It is a perfect blend of dense vegetation on one side and turquoise blue waters and sandy beaches on the other. For all the adventure seekers it is a great location to enjoy swimming, scuba diving, and snorkeling. With stunning beauty and mesmerizing views of the Krabi coastlines, this is one of the pictorial locations and a must visit the island for the tourist.

: Sandbar that emerges from water during low tide connecting Koh Mor and Tup islands

: 30 mins longtail boat ride from the west coast of Krabi.

Getting There: The only way to reach here is by boat.

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Phra Nang Beach
Phra Nang beach is part of a small peninsula located between the city of Krabi and Ao Nang beach. Phra Nang beach is also beside Railay beach which is accessible only by boat due to the high limestone cliffs cutting off mainland access. Phra Nang Beach is one of the most popular places to visit in Krabi.

There is the famous "Princess Cave" or Tham Phra Nang Nok in Phra Nang beach. It is believed by local fishermen to be the home of a mythical sea princess.  Phra Nang beach is so spectacular that you can just lie there and soak in the sun. If you are adventurous it is possible to hike to the top of the headland to get spectacular views of the entire area. Swimming and snorkeling can also be enjoyed off this pristine, white sandy beach.

Highlights: There is a shrine built inside the limestone cave which is dedicated to an ancient fertility goddess. Inside the limestone cave is a collection of strange phallic symbols, offerings and objects believed to help with fertility. Local fishermen still leave offerings although it's now becoming a local tourist attraction.

Location:  Phra Nang Beach is located a short walk from Rayavadee Resort.

Getting There: To reach Phra Nang from Ao Nang, you'll need to take a Longtail boat from Ao Nang
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Phi Phi View Point

One of the most rewarding hiking trails you will find in Krabi, this adventure has its own special charm throughout. Although you can rent a bike or taxi to reach this popular viewpoint, it is not as fun as hiking up the steep slope because the vistas you get to witness from up here are worth all the hard work.

You will truly be mesmerized to see the tiny sandy stretch of Phi Phi with sweeping views of the vibrant bay. Due to the exceptional photo-op, Phi Phi View Point is also frequented by photography enthusiasts and tourists who love to get clicked.

The viewpoint feature three excellent vantage points that let you admire and capture the beauty of Phi Phi Island.

Location: Trail starts near Reggae Bar, Phi Phi Island

Getting there: Hiking up the paved path is the recommended way. But you can also hire a vehicle to reach here.

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The Mud Crabs Sculpture

The grandeur of Krabi Province goes beyond its pristine beaches and tropical forests, and The Mud Crabs Sculpture is the proof. Counted among the best places to see in Krabi, this sculpture is located on the bank of the Krabi River, and is an important landmark in Krabi.

It is not just a sculpture of crabs but an embodiment of a fable popular in the region called “Crab and Its Mother”. In essence, this product of fine craftsmanship is a visual representation of motherhood and respect.

Highlights: The only highlight is the sculpture, but you can also rest here as the river view from here is pleasing.

Location: Along Krabi River

Getting there: Since it is located in Krabi town, there are multiple options of transportation including local buses and shared taxis.

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Koh Poda
Koh Poda, part of a tiny extensive group of islands in Krabi province off the west coast of Thailand, ranks among the most picturesque of the many uninhabited and semi-inhabited islands that line the coast.

Long tail boats drop visitors off along a stretch of sugar soft, white sand beach, famous for its clear waters and stunning views off offshore limestone formations. Thanks to its west-facing beach, the area is particularly lovely around sunset.

: Tropical fish are visible in the waters just off the beach. Just a little further out of the island is an excellent spot for snorkeling with corals reefs.

Location: Situated at a distance of 8kilometerss from Ao Nang

Getting There: The only way to reach Koh Poda is by boat. The visitors are required to pay a small fee to the operators who arrange their journey to the island.
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Ao Phra Nang Beach

A little piece of paradise in Krabi made of a 450 metre long strip of unspoiled sand, limestone cliffs and crystal clear aquamarine waters, Ao Phra Nang Beach is truly exotic. Since it is located between the popular tourist spots, namely Krabi Town and Ao Nang Beach, most tourists prefer to halt and spend a couple of hours here, relaxing and admiring the scenery around.

Ao Phra Nang Beach is an excellent spot for swimming and snorkelling, but the major highlight is a cave inside a limestone cliff housing a shrine.

 Ao Nang Beachroad, Ao Nang

Getting there:
You can easily reach Ao Phra Nang Beach from both Krabi and Ao Nang by a long-tail boat.

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Yung Island or Mosquito Island
One of the remotest parts of Phi Phi islands, Mosquito Island is one of the isolated islands which consist of a limestone cliff rock which is around 700 meters in height. The island is divided into two small beaches and both the beaches remain filled with mosquitoes during sunset and hence the name.

Beautiful white sandy beaches and soft corals enhance the beauty of the island. Swimming is not suggested here as blacktip sharks are common in the northern cove. Snorkeling is done on the southeastern shores whereas diving is done best on the northeastern tip. If you are planning to visit Thailand this should be on the list of your places to visit in Krabi.

Highlights: Mosquito Pinnacle about a km north west of Mosquito Island

Location: Mosquito Island, Krabi

Getting There: The island is located at a distance of about 30 minutes and one can reach there through a long tail boat from Ao Nang (Krabi).
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Krabi Weekend Night Market

If you hate dull weekends, Krabi Weekend Night Market is the place you are absolutely going to love in Krabi. A walking street buzzing with weekend vibes and the enthusiasm of its visitors, this night market is an excellent spot for foodies, shoppers, and anyone who is up for a good time.

A walk down this street is the most authentic and exciting experience you will undertake in Krabi because there is everything at your avail from local street food items to trendy clothes and exquisite fashion accessories at cheap prices. Furthermore,  the energetic ambience of the market will fill your heart with a strange kind of joy.

Highlights: It is an excellent place for an authentic dining and shopping experience along with entertainment in Krabi.

Location: Pak Nam, Mueang Krabi District, Krabi

Timings: 6 pm to 9:30 pm

Getting there: Since it is a popular spot, there are many ways to reach here. You can either ask your hotelier for a shuttle or you can hire a private taxi for the market.

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Tup Island

One of the most famous offshore islands around Krabi, this stunning island is also known as Tub Island, Koh Tap or KohThap. The mesmerizing vibes of the parting of the sea are something that makes this place all the more popular among tourists from all over the world.

Comparatively smaller as compared to rest of the islands, however, the beautiful beach and the raging waves make this place worth visiting.

A sandbar emerges during low tides connecting the Chicken Island to Koh Mur and Tup on left and right respectively. It is an incredible feeling to walk over this and bar as the water is shallow and provides a picturesque moment. Tup Island does not support the availability of any water sports, thus, this place is highly recommended to people who are looking for some calm moments.

 Ao Nang, Mueang Krabi District, Krabi

Getting There: 
This tiny island can be accessed via longtail boats from Ao Nang. You can also board the boat from Klong Muang, Nopparatthara, Railay and Cho Fah pier in Krabi town.

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Mor Island
Based close to Chicken Islands, Mor Island or Koh Mor is a small island in the Andaman Sea in Thailand. Powder coated sun-kissed beaches and exceptional scenic beauty is the prime attraction in this small yet beautiful island. The cascading blue waters and lovely fishes floating near the beaches also incur an equal amount of interest among the travelers.

Though the island is not very crowded the serene beauty is worth a visit. For the adventure seekers also this serves to be an excellent location to try out sports like snorkeling and swimming. The island remains easily accessible by boat rides and there are plenty of rides available through long tail boats from various prominent islands and Krabi town.

: Sandbar that emerges from water during low tide connecting Chicken Island

Location: 30 mins longtail boat ride from the west coast of Krabi.

Getting There: There is only one way to reach this island which is hiring a ferry boat.
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Mu Koh Hong
Mu Koh Hong is not a single island but a cluster of limestone islands which includes popular islands like Lao Riam Pakka, Lao or Sa Ka Lao La Ding and not to forget the southern big island Lao Li Pe. The major attractions of these islands are its pictorial beauty consisting of white sandy beaches, amazing coral reefs, mesmerizing ambiance, pleasant climate, and crystal blue waters.

For the adventure lovers, the destination provides equal entertainment with options for adventure sports like scuba diving, snorkeling etc. Fishing is one of the popular activities here as some of the unique fishes are available in the sea here. Another attraction close to the island is the Bok Khorani National Park which can be easily reached by boat ride.

: Sea Canoeing & Kayaking

Location: 46km from Krabi town. 

Getting There: You can reach here 
by speedboat
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Monkey Beach

Do you find monkeys adorable and also happen to be a fan of powdery white beaches bordering emerald green waters? Well, Monkey Beach is the only place in Krabi that can deliver that kind of rare combination. As the name suggests, the beach embraces a large population of monkeys which are essentially playful but it is advisable to maintain distance.

The beach is also believed to be one of the finest places in the region for snorkelling. The best way to explore the beach and its surroundings is to kayak your way on the calm waters.

Highlights: A heavenly sight indeed, Monkey Beach enjoys a great fame among tourists due to its natural splendour, snorkelling spots, and of course, its inhabitants.=

Location: Mueang Krabi district, Krabi

Getting there: The best way to reach here is to hire a long-tail boat at Tonsai Jetty which is 700 metres away from here.

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Dragon Crest

Discover the wild and exciting side of Krabi by taking the path that leads to Dragon Crest – one of the adventurous tourist places in Krabi. Though the actual name of this mountain is Khao Hang Nak, it is more popularly known as Dragon Crest among outsiders. Marching through dense jungles and steep terrains of Dragon Crest to reach the summit is an experience you will remember.

Ending at the highest point of the mountain, the trail is 3.7 km long and pleases adventurers with the freshness of the tropical vegetation and a spectacular waterfall en route.   

Highlights: It is a must try hiking experience in Krabi featuring 2 viewpoints letting you gaze at the endless stretch of greenery.

Location: Nong Thale, Krabi

Getting there: You can either take a taxi or a motorbike to reach the trailhead by Highway 6024. Then, hike your way to the top.

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Than Bok Khorani National Park

If jungle adventures and untamed forests fascinate you, this national park awaits you with an entire range of natural wonders and experiences. An exploration of this park dotted with incredibly scenic waterfalls and tropical foliage will drench you in a sublime experience that will bring you close to the pristineness of nature in Krabi.

Whether you are travelling with family, friends, or even solo, this is one of the best places to see in Krabi. 

Highlights: A tropical rainforest with numerous natural attractions.

Location: Ao Luek Tai, Ao Luek District, Krabi

Timings: 8:am to 4:30 pm

Getting there: Hiring a local taxi is the most recommended way to reach here.

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Yao Noi Island
Based in the middle of Phang Nga Bay, Ko Yao Noi Islands is often referred to as “small long Island”. Being situated almost halfway between Krabi and Phuket this island has a tranquillity and serene beauty which remains unmatched with other islands here.

The photogenic landscape and the stretches of mangrove forest, blue cascading waters and fabulous golden beaches all form an irresistible visual experience here. There is an availability of both luxurious accommodations along with budget-friendly hotels for a good stay on the island. This island is one of the most popular places to visit in Krabi.

Some of the best activities to be done here include Diving, snorkeling, sea kayaking, and rock climbing. 

: Yoga retreat on the island, Exclusive Thai Massage

: 30-minute speedboat ride from Phuket

Getting There: You have to hire a taxi to reach this island.
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Wat Tham Sua
If you are in search of spiritual experience in Thailand, Wat Tham Sua is one place you must visit. Surrounded by the stunning natural surroundings, the temple is one of the finest natural wonders of Thailand and deserves your visit.

The temple has various natural caves, which are formed within the beautiful jungles and are home to numerous monks. With lots of things to see here, the major attraction is the ‘footprint of the Buddha. 

Reaching to the top of the Temple Cave is not an easy task. You have to climb 1,237 steps up to the limestone tower, which is daunting, especially in the Thai climate. Reaching the top, you can witness the panoramic 360-degree views of the tropical islands, limestone cliff formations, the Andaman Sea and rainforests.

Location: Krabi Noi, Mueang Krabi District, Krabi 

Getting There: Wat Tham Sua is just three km from the Krabi town and can be reached via a mini-bus, taxi or tuk-tuk.
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Pileh Lagoon

Popular for its scenic beauty and crystal clear water that is apt for experiencing snorkelling and swimming, Pileh Lagoon is among the best places to visit in Krabi. The lagoon is located close to Maya Bay and Lo Samah Bay, so you can cover all these places on a day tour.

With sights of deep blue waters and high limestone cliffs, a visit to this wonderful site will add a surreal charm to your overall vacation experience in Krabi. Just go there on a boat or kayak, jump right in, and indulge in a refreshing swimming experience in this hidden gem of a place. 

Highlights: Pileh Lagoon is widely famous among snorkelers and divers.

Location: Between Maya Bay and Lo Samah Bay

Getting there: Take a long tail boat or kayak from Phi Phi Island to reach here.

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Ao Luk Mangroves

Next in the list of unusual tourist places in Krabi, is the Ao Luk Mangroves, which can be toured with a kayak. In this province, you can explore its corners, and unveil the secrets it owns. This is just a perfect place if you love exploring! Moreover, the entire region is covered with limestone cliffs and showcases a perfect picture of nature.

Highlights: The key attraction of the Ao Luk Mangroves, is that they are pretty extraordinary as these are only roots which grow in marshy areas and roots grow above the ground and not below.

Location: This district is located 40 km north to the Krabi town.

Getting There: Reaching out to this place is just a no brainer as it is well-connected to the  Phang Nga highway and can be reached by a private taxi or cab.

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Koh Lanta

Apart from the pristine beaches and shimmering coastline, there is something else too that makes Thailand a hit among tourists from all over the world – Thai cuisine. The tropical island of Ko Lanta is one stop destination for all the food lovers, from spicy coconut curries to stir-fried noodles, this place has something for almost everyone.

One of the most remarkable features of Koh Lanta is that this island offers an array of cooking classes so that you can learn more about Thai cuisine and take away some techniques back with you

Indulge in a half-day cooking class (as per your preference) learn more about the traditional ingredients including exotic herbs and spices that are known for giving that signature taste to Thai cuisine. Grab your chance to learn the art of Thai cooking – choose from an array of menu including soups, salads, stir-fried vegetables, and caramelized fish. Master the skill of cooking a scrumptious Thai meal by indulging in these ravishing cooking classes.

Ko Lanta is located in Krabi province in the south of Thailand

Getting There:  
Koh Lanta can be easily accessed via ferry from Ko Phi Phi or Phuket

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Loh Samah Bay

There are not too many spots as astonishingly pretty as Loh Samah Bay in the region, and that is why you are advised to add this place to your bucket list right now. Not so crowded as its more popular counterparts nearby, Loh Samah Bay is located close to Maya Bay, and is separated just by a limestone cliff.

Photographers love this place for its exceptionally beautiful colour of water which has various shades of blue. As Loh Samah Bay is best known for its snorkelling and diving opportunities, you should come and check its exotic underwater world.

Highlights: In addition to being an exotic sightseeing spot near Krabi, Loh Samah Bay also offers a unique night-diving experience.

Location: Koh Phi Phi

Getting there: You can cover Loh Samah Bay on a long-tail boat tour from Tonsai Pier.

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Wat Kaew Korawaram

One of the most revered Buddhist temples you must not skip on your tour, Wat Kaew Korawaram is among finest places to see in Krabi. The temple is believed to be built in 1887, and has gone through various renovations and enhancements since then.

Since the building is quite brilliantly designed with captivating façade and interiors adorned with intricate paintings and golden idol of Buddha, it is also an excellent spot for architecture enthusiasts in Krabi. What makes a visit to this temple all the more elating is the view of Krabi downtown you get to savour from this grand structure perched above a hilltop.

Highlights: Both the design and location of the temple make it a must visit place.

Location: 81000 Pak Nam, Mueang Krabi District, Krabi

Getting there: Either hire a private cab or a motorbike to reach here from Krabi Town.

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Bida Nai
Based at a distance of about 1 km south of Phi Phi Islands, Bida Nai is the limestone brother island of Bida Nok and is also considered as a splendid dive sites especially for the uncountable collection of unique and charming aqua life.

Though the reef remains covered by both soft and hard corals, a keen-eyed diver will spot the splendid fishes anyway. A minimum of 4 divers needs to be present while diving and all happens under the guidance of the diving leader of the dive boat.

Underneath there are caves and colorful lagoons but it is advisable to avoid the caves if there is no prior experience in underwater diving as these are narrow passages and not safe for amateurs. This is one of the most exciting destinations and the only happening activity on this island.

1 km south of Phi Phi Islands

Getting There: You will reach there by traditional longtail boats

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Klong Muang Beach
A recent addition to the list of the top places to visit in Krabi, Klong Muang Beach serves as an ideal getaway spot for a peaceful vacation. In addition to its empty beaches brimming with tranquillity, the beach is widely known for its sunset views which are extremely dramatic with volatile sea dancing under a colourful sky dancing.

So if you are into nature and landscape photography, this spot will give you ample photograph opportunities since anywhere your sight goes is a perfect frame. Due to its romantic atmosphere and a good range of luxury resorts, the destinations enjoy great demand among honeymooners.

Highlights: The idyllic setting of the beach ensures a rarely crowded and always scenic environment.

Location: Klong Muang Beach, Tambon Nong Thale, Amphoe Mueang Krabi

Getting there: The most convenient way is to take a private taxi to reach here from Krabi Airport.
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Nopparat Thara Beach

Located in close proximity to Krabi Town and yet away from its touristy buzz, Nopparat Thara Beach is an ideal choice for you if it is peace that you are seeking. You can enjoy your time here swimming in the shallow waters, resting on the soft sands, running along the shore, and appreciating the majesty of the calm sea in front of you.

In terms of scenery, the beach is fairly good with golden sand, lush green hill, and clusters of tropical trees making it appear lavish. Even though the beach is usually quiet, there are numerous bars and restaurants along with good hotels to keep boredom and dullness at bay.

Highlights: The beach is almost 3 km long and is a good option if you are looking for someplace quiet.

Location: Ao Nang, Mueang Krabi District, Krabi

Getting there: A local bus service to and from Krabi Town can be availed to reach here. You can also hire a private taxi.

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Hong Island

Nestled away in the middle of turquoise sea waters, this uninhabited island is a secluded haven in Krabi province which is a must visit for newly weds couple. Simply one of the most scenic islands in Krabi, Hong Island is famous for its picture-perfect scenery. What makes this island so picturesque is the presence of virgin tropical foliage, pristine beaches with white sands, and sea waters featuring various shades of blue and green.

Besides, there is a lagoon with high cliffs shrouded in greenery, increasing its visual appeal and making it a delight for landscape photographers.

Highlights: The unspoilt natural scenery and kayaking tours can be enjoyed here.

Location: The Hong Islands

Getting there: You can easily reach here from Ao Nang Beach by a speed boat or long tail boat.

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Robinson Crusoe Island

Hidden from the tourist masses, just off the coast in Southern Thailand, lies the hidden treasure of Trang Archipelago and Ko Hai Island. The stunning archipelago comprises of as many as 47 tiny islands, each one differing from the other and offering something new and beautiful to its admirers.

Ko Hai Island, (also called Ko Ngai) earns the reputation of being the perfect island of South Thailand. The bright white sandy beaches lined by the swaying palm trees provide perfect escapade experience.

While here, relax on the white sandy beaches – a peaceful nap is something that you just cannot miss while here. For those who are seeking thrill can embark on an exciting snorkeling adventure that provides you with some of the stunning views of the aquatic life here.

ocationLocated on the most Southern tip of the Railay Peninsula

Getting There:
There exists a speedboat connection between Koh Lanta and Koh Ngai during peak season. Board your boat at around 09:00 AM from Ban Saladan on Koh Lanta, enjoy this 90-minute journey while admiring the stunning coastal beauty. From the southern coast of Koh Lanta, another 1-hour boat ride will take you to Koh Ngai.

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Phai Island or Bamboo Island
Phai Island or Kho Phai is the largest part of the Island Chain which includes Koh Man Wichai, Koh Luam Noi, Ko Luam and Koh Klung Badan. The beautiful serene island is being under continuous monitoring of the Royal Thai Navy as a result tourists are only permitted to visit but not stay overnight at the place.

Outstanding pristine beaches and an elongated stretch of coral reefs and sun-kissed white sands are the key attractions here. For adventure lovers, swimming and snorkeling would be the ideal sports activity. Hin Klang, the fascinating coral garden based close by is an amazing place to visit.

The beach is far less crowded making it an ideal spot to spend some time in solitude and reenergize the body and mind.

: Camping with permission from authorities and scuba diving

Location: About 6km north of Phi Phi Island, 21km west of Pattaya.

Getting There: You have to go by a long tail boat.
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Mu Ko Lanta National Park

Embracing a number of scenic islands within its enchanting domain, Mu Ko Ko Lanta National Park is counted among the top places to visit in Krabi. A tour of this magnificent national park spread across an area of 134 sq km in the Andaman Sea will take you to some small and large islands, some of which are unpopulated and the rest are inhabited.

The park has varied delights for tourists like hiking trails, exotic caves, and extremely rich biodiversity. Moreover, you can also find some picturesque beach spots for camping here which is truly a once-in-a-lifetime experience.

Highlights: Though there is a lot to explore within the park, the major attractions are Ko Lanta Noi and Koh Lanta Yai. The rich aquatic world here also makes it an excellent destination for diving experience.

Location: Mu Ko Lanta National Park, Moo 5, Tambon Ko Lanta Yai, Amphoe Ko Lanta, Krabi

Timings: 8:30 am to 6 pm

Getting there: Ko Lanta and Krabi are connected by road so you can hire a private taxi or minivan to travel. Alternatively, ferries to Koh Lanta are also available from Krabi.

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Jum Island or Phu Island
Based close to Krabi and Ko Lanta Yai, the less known Arabian island Ko Jum, also known as Ko Phu Island, strikes a perfect balance of long stretched sandy beaches, splendid sun, thinning crowds and laid back relaxing ambiance. The silky coral sand and the transparent aquamarine water encircle the west coast of Jum islands.

Though some areas are a little rocky the best part is there are plenty of swimmable patches.

Highlights: The wide beeches beautified by casuarinas trees are an ideal location for all who love the peacefulness and the music of nature and seeks to find solace away from the party crowd. 
There are quite a few budgeted hotels and upscale resorts with all essential facilities that guarantee a good and relaxing holiday experience. During peak season, there are regular boats to Krabi town and all the popular locations and islands around.

Location: 75km from Krabi

Getting There: One can reach here by speedboat
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Khlong Chak Waterfall

An awe-inspiring sight hidden away in the middle of the green verdure of tropical rainforest in Ko Lanta, Khlong Chak Waterfall is a place you should not skip on your Krabi tour. This gushing water stream split by the rocks before plummeting from a height looks absolutely stunning, and deserves to be captured on the camera.

Despite being a popular tourist attraction, the site does not get too crowded as reaching here needs a moderate trekking. But once you reach here, a bath in the pool of cool and clear water below will rob you off all the exhaustion.

Highlights: The waterfall is majorly known for its hiking trail and shallow pool ideal for swimming.

Location: Ko Lanta Yai, Ko Lanta District, Krabi

Timings: 8:30 am to 5:30 pm

Getting there: The best way to reach here is hire a scooter and drive it to the waterfall entrance. From there, take a short hike to get here.

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Pak Bia Island
For stunning silence, exotic ambiance, peaceful environment, shady atmosphere one of the best location is the beautiful Pak Bia Island-based close to the Hong Islands. The white sands of the beaches and crystal clear waters of the sea provide an excellent contrast along with lush greenery spread across the island. This is one of the best places to visit in Krabi.

For romantic lovers, this can be an excellent hideout away from the crowded beach activities. Swimming is one of the popular activities done here. For a relaxing laid back time, this is an ideal place to visit

: Snorkeling is very famous here.

: West of Ao Nang at a distance of 15 mins in speedboat ride.

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West of Ao Nang at a distance of 15 mins in speedboat ride
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Bida Nok
Bida Nok Island is one of the most preferred dive sites in Phi Phi islands. This is one such place where diving can be done at all levels and it provides great entertainment to all who does it. A fascinating topography is visible underneath with abundant fish life that simply mesmerizes the divers. 

The dive boats regularly visit Phi Phi every day of the week. The dive boats provide a 3 dive combo and it is only after considering the weather conditions, sea currents and safety they agree on the trip.

Highlights: Giant moray eels, turtles, schools of snapper, lionfish, hunting jackfish, barracuda, nudibranchs, sweetlips, and sea snakes are some of the fascinating underwater creatures visible here. 
Soft corals, especially in the northeastern side, are a sight to enjoy.

Koh Bida Nai located 2 km south of Koh Phi Phi Ley

Getting There: You can go here via boat.
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Mai Kaew Cave

Add something different to your collection of experiences in Krabi by exploring this deep cave serving as an offbeat tourist spot in Koh Lanta. One is required to indulge in a bit of hiking through the jungle before finally reaching the entrance of the cave. Once you enter the cave, it is cold and dark inside.

The closed space and narrow paths make the overall experience quite terrifying in some parts, especially if it is your first caving adventure. Also, one must keep in mind to hire a guide for the adventure because it is possible to get lost.

Highlights: Narrow cave located in the middle of a forest.

Location: Ko Lanta Yai, Ko Lanta District, Krabi 

Getting there: It is best to reach here from Koh Lanta Town by a rented motorbike or scooter.

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Fossil Shell Cemetery Krabi (Susan Hoi)

Housing fossils believed to be from millions of years ago, Fossil Shell Cemetery is an archaic shell cemetery located not far from Krabi Town. According to the local folklores, these fossils may have been here even 75 million years ago. The uniqueness of the spot lures in a number of tourists every day to explore this attraction demonstrating nature's way of salvation.

The place is especially of importance to those who are interested in geology. Besides, there is a Chinese temple located nearby which can also be explored while you are here.

Highlights: A lesser known tourist spot featuring fossil deposits from millions of years ago. 

Location: Sai Thai, Mueang Krabi District, Krabi

Getting there: Travel by taxi from Krabi Town and hire a guide.

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Nosey Parker's Elephant Camp

Krabi is a destination with a wealth of unique experiences for tourists, and spending some quality time with elephants at this elephant camp is one of those experiences. Riding an elephant sitting on its back, exploring various shades of a lush forest, and spotting exotic species of animals is what you get to soak in when you choose Nosey Parker’s Elephant Camp for spending a fun day with your family.

The camp is located close to Ao Nang, and also offers activities like river camping and canoeing along with elephant trekking. 

Highlights: An exciting spot for various jungle and river adventure activities.

Location: Nong Thale, Mueang Krabi District, Krabi

Timings: 9 am to 5 pm

Getting there: Located 7 km from Ao Nang, Nosey Parker’s Camp can be reached by road by hiring a private cab.

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Ao Nang Beach
A resort town and a sub-district in Thailand, Ao Nang is a coastal province and a vibrant tourist centre in Krabi. Ao Nang Beach is one of the popular beaches in Thailand. You can find the pristine beach as the perfect relaxing spot that comes with picturesque sceneries along with crystal clear water.

A short drive from Krabi airport, this beach is home to many resorts and hotels and has many mainland beaches in its vicinity. Apart from the beaches, this photogenic beach town is also renowned for Ao Nang Night Market. This beachside night market is believed to be a food paradise for travellers.

The beach offers one of the best possible views, especially at sunset, which the visitors can never forget. Most of the activity at this beach town is witnessed on and near the main road, which is covered by countless souvenirs and cheap clothing shops.

Moreover, Thailands’ nightlife along the beachfront area is an extravagance to the tourist’s activities. This town is also home to a variety of international cuisine, seafood and an end number of bars, along with many other places of tourist interest. 

Ao Nang beach provides travellers with an array of selection for tours and attractions, making it a convenient and exciting place to stay. The mornings at Ao Nang are fairly quiet and provide a relaxed atmosphere, apt for covering the different spots clustered around the beach, island-hopping or sunbathing.

Nights at this town are busier, with major tourist concentration on the Beach Road, known for its shops, bars and restaurants. Ao Nang features a very mixed crowd, with people of every age, couples, families and groups of friends. The warmth and affection at this beach town is what sets apart travelling experiences in Thailand.
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Yao Yai Island
Forming an essential part of Yao Island district, Yao Yai Island is the largest island with amazing and captivating beaches such as Lo Pa Raed Beach, Sai Bay, Klong Son Bay, Thi Kud Bay, Hin Kong Bay, Laan bay and Laem Nok Og. One of the most scenic islands, the water here is clear with fishes swimming around showing a great display for the onlookers.

Yao Yai village based here is a small village with traditional values and cultures which excites the visitors a lot. The main source of earning for the people here are from agriculture and fishing. There are small budget accommodations present here with all the necessary facilities for night stay.

: One can indulge themselves in the activities like 
Swimming, Sea Canoeing and Kayaking, and Mountain Biking.

Location: 25 min speedboat ride from Phuket eastern coast

Getting There: You can reach here by ferry boat
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Khao Khanap
The two limestone peaks of Khao Khanap Nam are definitely a sight worth seeing. Located along the Krabi River, the peaks sit side by side as the gateway to the region, each jutting out some 100 meters from the water. There’s no admission fee to visit, although you will need to pay for your boat ride to reach the locality.

: There are several caves inside Khao Khanap Nam with impressive clusters of stalactites and stalagmites to marvel at and explore. The mangrove forests surrounding Khao Khanap Nam also make this the perfect area for canoeing or renting a boat for a leisurely afternoon on the water.

Location: Ko Yao YaiKo Yao District, Phang-nga

Getting There: The only way to get to Khao Khanap Nam is by boat from the Chao Fa Pier in Krabi. It is a 15-minute scenic ride by long-tail boat.
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Koh Hai

Koh Hai

Encircled by coral and clear waters, densely forested KoHai is the most developed of the Trang Islands. The long blonde windswept beach on the eastern coast spills into tranquil waters with a sandy bottom. With no indigenous population, a bunch of attractive resorts has the whole island to themselves. One of the best places to visit in Krabi is Koh Hai island.

 The Island offers an endless supply of diving and snorkeling activities and leisurely resorts.

Nearby Koh Lanta in the Andaman Ocean

Getting There: 
Long-tail and speedboat transfers is the easiest way to travel to the island.

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Maya Bay, Koh Phi Phi Ley
Maya Bay is most famously known for its feature in the famous movie starring Leonardo Di Caprio where they escape to a “Paradise-like Island”, Paradise it definitely is. Surrounded by crystal blue-green waters and hidden behind three towering cliffs this is a beach that one has to visit. Due to its popularity, it’s always crowded with hoards of day trippers. 

Activities: Snorkeling and diving are excellent throughout the bay, large underwater boulders are encrusted with coral and brightly colored fish are numerous. Visibility is excellent. 

Highlights: Sea kayaking is also popular. Kayaking tour boats come into the bay and moor while letting clients explore.

Location: Maya Bay, Krabi

Getting There: You can reach here by a 
Long Tail Boat.
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Si Bo Ya Island
Being an ideal getaway from the hustle of city life, Si Bo Ya Island is one of the famous islands near Krabi. Being essentially an abode of the island fisherman, many tourists come here to learn more about the culture, facility, living conditions of these fishermen.

The island is close to both Jum Island and Pu Island. White beech, blue waters, some rocky terrains, and an excellent relaxing ambiance make this island so popular near Krabi. The long stretched beaches are ideal for a sand walk with friends and loved ones.

Highlights: Swimming is not an advisable sport here since the water is quite cloudy but however one can obviously enjoy activities like Sea Canoeing & Kayaking, Cycling & Mountain Biking. The sunset from the beach is the most awe-striking beauty of the island.

: Southern coast of Krabi province

Getting There: You can rent a motorbike or go by a ferry boat ride.
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Overall it was a nice experience. I must recommend this tour to everyone.
14 October 2019
I felt amazing being with my family and islands around. The best part was snorkeling.

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