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Conquer the steep cliff!
Climb to the 30-meter cliff to watch the stunning view of Railay beach landscape. You can also witness an amazing view at the height of 10 meters but go for the 30-meter cliff if you are a fan of rock climbing and capable of it. This trip also includes caving, some light trekking, and an abseil (rappel) from the most beautiful viewpoint in Railay that towers 500-feet above the turquoise ocean.
Don't worry if you have never tried rock climbing, the expert guides here will teach you basic rock climbing technique. You will learn, basic introduction to rock climbing, introduction to simple rappel techniques, outdoor climbing safety measures, holding techniques, caving and trekking in the national parks, rappeling from the famous Railay viewpoint. Conquer the steep cliff and enjoy your victory with a marvelous view of Andaman sea and the Railay beach.
There are two packages available, one is a half day package and the second is a full day package.
Itinerary for full day package:
8:00 AM – 8:30 AM: Hotel pick up and transfer by taxi and boat to Railay Beach.
09:00 AM – 13:00 PM: Preparations, briefing, and activities, Gear fitting, climbing at one or both locations on the beach.
13:00 PM – 14:00 PM: Enjoy Thai lunch.
14:00 PM – 17:30 PM: Afternoon rock climbing session plus caving & abseiling from the Railay viewpoint.
17:30 PM – 18:30 PM: Return gear, end of full day climbing activity and return by boat back to Ao Nang or Krabi town.
Half day package will not include caving and abseiling from the Railay viewpoint, hence it will follow the same itinerary as the full day package but it will end at 13:00 PM / 18:00 PM.
Half day tour Operates 2 times a day - Morning 09:00 AM-13:00 PM and Afternoon 14:00 PM-18:00 PM.
Note: Pick up and drop off is available from any hotel in Krabi town, Ao Nang and Klong Hang.
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Will we get basic training before the actual climbing?
Yes, indeed. All the climbers will get basic training before getting into actual climbing. Be it an amateur, experienced, or a professional, all should be aware of the location along with some basic training. Rock climbing at Railay beach Krabi is not a simple challenge. Without basic training, one may easily fail in reaching the top of the cliff. The basic training may include pull ups, push ups, bicep curls, plank, tricep dips, and so on. It facilitates muscles to lift your body weight, and move upwards. If you’re doing this for the first time, you’re sure to love it more than others.
Will the instructor speak English?
Yes. The instructor speaks in English to the participants. In fact, all the instructions are given in English only. For domestic travellers, they speak in their native language to make them aware of the rules and safety lessons. Right from the preparation, up to the end of the session, you will be accompanied by the instructors. You can seek help from them in case of an emergency. And, you can ask them doubts anytime you’d want during the rock climbing. Since there are many tourists coming from foreign countries, management has realized the importance of English speaking instructors. Hence, they have dedicated instructors who can speak English and create a good rapport with the tourists.
How to reach Rock Climbing at Railay Beach Krabi?
If you’re coming from Ao Nang Beach, you need to take a long-tail boat and reach Railay Beach. Similarly, if you’re coming from Krabi town, you can take a boat directly from Chao Fah Pier and reach the place quickly. There is also transfer facility provided for tourists on request. Once you’ve chosen the transfer service, you need to provide your contact details and hotel address to the tour operator. Then, he will arrange a convenient vehicle for you. Please note that pick up and drop off is available from any hotel located in Krabi town, Ao Nang, and Klong Hang.
What is the minimum age for this activity?
There is no minimum age fixed for this activity. One, who is capable of climbing a wall with the aid of a rope and pull his full body weight, he is eligible for this activity. It can be even a child below 5 years of age. But, he should be accompanied by his parents or guardian. Many children have a natural urge to climb. If you let them go on a bouldering wall, they can take their innate climbing skills and just hop on the wall. In this place, all participants will have to clear the basic training, after that they can go for real climbing.
What type of food will we get?
You will be getting a protein-rich Thai dish for lunch. The menu consists of both vegetarian and non-vegetarian food. Each cuisine is cooked in such a way, to increase your stamina at the same time fill your appetite instantly. The dishes are prepared by our best chefs, who are famous for Thai-based cooking. They are aware of a healthy diet, required for any rigorous activity. If you’ve any specific diet need to be followed, you can inform the tour operator well in advance about the same and have it on the day of the trip.
Why is Rock Climbing at Railay Beach Krabi so famous?
Climbing a 30-meter cliff and having a bird’s eye view of the stunning Railay beach gives you immense bliss, isn’t it? After you’ve crossed a height of 10-meter, you are gifted with amazing views, surrounded by cosy beach and beautiful trees. The cave-like structure makes one confused easily, but at the same time, it entices him/her to climb in different ways to reach the top. If you’re a thrill-seeker, then nothing is better than rock climbing at Railay beach for you. The entire landscape is sure to challenge your muscles and fitness regime to the core.
What are the physical requirements for this activity?
As we know, rock climbing is an adventurous sport, where you need to climb up, down, across the natural rock formations, and finally, reach the top of the cliff. Hence, it demands a high physical standard on the climbers, such as strong muscle power, more stamina, endurance of upper and lower limbs, feet, waist and abdominal, and the truck and hip flexibility. This activity is not advisable for pregnant women, and a person having pain already on his backbone, neck, shoulders, legs, ankles, and limbs. If they meet with an accident, then they need to bear the severe body pain or injury.
Is this activity completely safe?
Yes. It is completely safe at Railay beach, Krabi. Here, the tourists have to undergo proper training, safety lessons, such as hand gestures, signals, etc. to communicate with others, followed by wearing safety gear. Generally, rock climbing will end up in mishaps or accidents only because of human errors. However, the instructors won’t allow anybody to commit any tiny error as it may lead to fatal injuries. In Krabi, safety is the number one priority and they take it seriously. They have a high level of care and maintenance for all their equipment. If anything found damaged, it will be replaced immediately. Here, the instructors make sure that all the participants are feeling comfortable while climbing the rock at own pace.
Is Rock Climbing at Railay Beach Krabi open every day?
Yes. The rock climbing activity at Railay Beach is open every day, both weekdays and weekends. The rocks and their shape are waiting for many more footprints. One can plan this activity anytime in a year and get the best rock climbing experience out of it. But, the activity will be temporarily stopped, if there is bad weather or high tides from the sea. It makes the climbers uncomfortable while climbing and eventually causes danger. The tourists are requested to check with the tour operator prior before going to the spot.
Do we get some accident insurance?
Yes. Every climber will get accident insurance. Since the activity has a difficulty level, accident insurance has become an integral part of the overall package. The tourists are advised to go through the insurance papers carefully, and then sign it. For further details, you can contact the insurance company directly and ask for clarification if any.
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