If you ask a Thai where the best destinations are in Thailand, one of their recommendations will be a trip to Krabi for sure. Krabi is one of the southern provinces where you can enjoy all sorts of things like fascinating beaches, exotic islands, and a number of different extreme activities! It’s an island for everyone as you can spend days basking in the sun at the tranquil, emerald beaches, or trying out all the extreme activities Krabi has to offer you. Either way, you can spend the best time of your life here. As a first-timer, it’s important to check what exactly there is to do so you can build your very own adrenaline rushing, activity-filled visit, or a chill visit with no disturbances. So without further ado, here is our detailed guide for you first-timer’s to check out what you can do for your trip to Krabi!
One of the things you must try when visiting the south of Thailand is going to all the islands scattered all over Krabi. Each island is uniquely exquisite, with no island the same as the other. Better include these next islands in your ‘Islands-to-visit’ checklist!
1. Phi Phi Islands
The Phi Phi Islands is probably the most popular spot among all the islands. The sea is very calm which is great for activities like swimming, snorkeling or even just dive-bombing into the emerald sea and lagoon.
Interested in going to Phi Phi Islands? then check out the links below!
- Phi Phi Island 1 Day Tour by Long-tail boat
- Krabi/ Koh Lanta – Phi Phi Island Ferry Transfer
- Captain Bob’s Booze Cruise – Phi Phi Island Party Cruise
2. Railay Beach
Railay Beach is one of the most beautiful beaches to sunbathe in Thailand. Some people call this place the hidden beach because there is only one way to enter this place, which is riding a longboat into the only entrance. Also, Railay Beach is one of the top rock climbing locations in the world where many rock climbers are eager to visit.
3. Separated Sea (Thale Waek)
This natural phenomenon in Thailand is very popular around the world. This sand trail that connects 3 islands – Chicken Island, Moh Island and Tub Island together- appears whenever the tides are low and disappears when the tides begin to rush in again.
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2. Nature Exploration – The Krabi Rainforest
Take a day to explore deep into the heart of the thick jungles of Krabi. The main jungle attractions you’ll be visiting are the Krabi Hot Springs and the Emerald Pool.
1. Krabi Hot Springs
The place is quite small but very relaxing to sit in for a while. It’s just a few minutes’ walks from the entrance. Trek further into the jungle for about 15 minutes, and you will see the highlight of the rainforest; the Emerald Pool.
2. Emerald Pool
The Emerald Pool is a natural swimming pool where the water is super clear and emerald in color, which is where it gets its name. The trek into the jungle will be worth it when you come face to face with this critically acclaimed location. During the trek, you will also have a chance to see various unique wild animals such as the Black-breasted Pitta, the Brown-throated Sunbird, the Black hornbill and many more.
3. Adrenaline Pumping Adventure Activities
These adventure activities will definitely bring out the adrenaline junkie within you!
Spend your day rafting and fighting against the whitewater currents along the Songprak river which offers the best whitewater rafting experience!
2. Rock Climbing
Make your way to Railay Beach, the haven for rock climbers. Don’t be afraid, the instructors are trained professionals! You can learn the basics of climbing like tying knots, rope security, and climbing techniques.
Hike around the green hills and admire the view as you have the entire jungle spread out in front of you, and watch these scenes zip past you as you descend the zipline at immense speeds! Enjoying the 5o different types of electrifying platforms such as rope bridges, flying skateboards, zipline and etc.
A chance to explore the mangrove forest in Thalane Bay. Kayak through many channels of mangrove and along the high cliffs filled with incredible wildlife.
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