Sightseeing in Krabi - what to see. Complete travel guide

Krabi is one of the most beautiful provinces of the Southern Thailand, which is located near the border with Malasia on the coast of Indian Ocean. This is the youngest tourist destination of Thailand. Within last years here have appeared comfortable hotels that offer world-class of service.
Krabi is a unique mix of wonderful beaches (cay and sand ones), crystal clean and warm water of Indian Ocean, majestic rocks that overtop water, various cays, tall coconut palms, fresh breeze from water, giant sea turtles, countless bright tropical fish that can be seen near the shore and, of course, beautiful tropical nature that is particularly beautiful during sunset.
However, nature is not the only sight of this place as in Krabi you can attend various places of interest – Tiger Cave Temple (a temple for meditation), Wat Klong Thom Museum (here you will see items found during excavations on the territory of the ancient temple), Tham Chao Le (it contains numerous rock drawings, stalactites, stalagmites), Tham Phet (the walls of this cave shine like diamonds in sunrays), Khao Phanom Bencha National Park that contains numerous caves and waterfalls, Than Bok Khorani national Park that is famous for its calcareous rocks and Emerald pool powered by hot underground waters, and cascade Ron Khlong Thom waterfall, the temperature of water in which reaches 40-50C. Copyright
In the province of Krabi, interesting shops can be found literally at every step. The city of Ao Nang has many shops aimed at fans of chic outfits. For example, the famous fashion shop Andy … Open
The Island of Phi Phi Don enjoys great popularity among people who like to take a walk in picturesque places. One of its main attractions is the Monkey Beach - an incredibly beautiful stretch of coast, on which a large population of monkeys lives. For a relaxing holiday, this beach is unlikely to fit. Monkeys are very dexterous, so vacationers should carefully monitor their things. Tourists come here just to get to know these lovely animals, and this part of the coast attracts lovers of scuba diving.
Massive scenic spots and unique natural attractions can be seen while walking along the Ko Chiken Island. Its name is due to an unusual form. If you look at the island from a bird's eye view, it resembles a sitting chicken. On this island, there is absolutely no tourist infrastructure. Lovers of rest on little beaches, as well as those who have always dreamed of strolling through a pristine jungle, come here.
Family holidays on the Krabi Island should not be limited to beach activities alone. You should definitely visit the entertainment center, Poppy’s Minigolf & Kebab Café with children. … Open
Krabi is famous for its healing thermal springs. It is possible to evaluate their unique features in the Nattavari District. Here is a wonderful thermal resort with swimming pools, spa rooms, massage parlors and a small hotel. Absolutely everyone can visit this thermal complex. For this it is not necessary to be a guest of a local hotel.
Krabi The island is known for its amazing reserves, one of the most unusual being the Shell Cemetery. The main attractions of these places are huge slabs of pressed shells that formed more than 40 million years ago. According to researchers, at that time, there was a marsh area on the territory of the present island which allowed mollusk sediments to develop. The thickness of some plates can go up to 40 centimeters. Their fragments are found throughout the beach. Locals from ancient shells, make very lovely souvenirs, which are sold in shops, right on the territory of the reserve.
Local cuisine has an abundance of original dishes. Those who prefer hot and spicy food would enjoy a vacation in restaurants of Krabi. The abundance of spices and herbs is one of the main … Open
In the island's capital Krabi Town, travelers can see the most emblematic monument that depicts a huge crab surrounded by smaller ones. This national symbol is very interesting. It is dedicated to the famous tower of Aesop's “Crab and his mother”.
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Reference information
Map of all parks
National and city parks around Krabi
♥   National Park 'Khao Phanom Bencha' , 19.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Khao Phra Thaeo' , 61.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Marine National Park 'Khao Lam Pi - Had Thai Muang' , 82.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Klong Phanom' , 84.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Marine National Park 'Khao Lak-Lam Ru' , 86.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Sights around Krabi from our guide 'Extreme places on Earth'

Phra Nang Beach

From the series “Top 15 Most Romantic Beaches on Earth”
Many of Thailand's most romantic beaches are famous for its Thaiwand Wall rock. It has a height of about 150 meters and is washed by sea from all sides. The steep rock attracts fans of mountaineering from all over the world. The length of the beach of Phra-Nang is about 500 meters, so it will not be difficult to find a place for a relaxing holiday on its territory. The easiest way to get to a secluded stretch of coast from the nearby West Raleigh beach is by hiring a boat. … Read further

Sightseeing in regions nearby Krabi

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