Krabi lies between Phang Nga and Trang which are located in Southern Thailand. It is undoubtedly the perfect holiday destination that possesses heavenly inshore and offshore landscapes.
Krabi features over 150 islands and many of them own amazing white sand beaches and turquoise waters. The region has a wide forest cover, lofty limestone cliffs, wondrous caves, and exotic wildlife. It is surprisingly blessed with a wide range of amusing activities like snorkeling, rock climbing, sea kayaking, scuba diving, and trekking. Attractions in Krabi are beyond beaches like national parks, hot springs, and mesmerizing islands.
Krabi is an amazing holiday place for family holidays, honeymoons, solo trips, and trips with friends.
Listed below are some natural sights that are worth visiting in Krabi:
- Maya Bay
- Thung Teao Forest National Park
- Klong Thom Hot Springs
- Khao Khanab Nam
- Koh Hong
- Susan Hoi
- Khao Phanom Bencha National Park
- Railay Peninsula
- Khao Ngon Nak
- Tubkaek Beach
1. Maya Bay
Maya Bay, famous as “The Beach”( ‘The Beach’ was a film of 2000 starring Leonardo Di Caprio shooted here), is a part of the Phi Phi islands. The island is home to wondrous limestone karsts emerging alluringly from the glistening waters, gigantic rocks covered with vegetation that predominantly encircle the white-sand gulf. You can sight beautiful longtail boats arrayed with colorful ribbons oscillating on the waters and hear the music coming from the forests of various wildlife. Maya Bay possesses the heavenly beauty which attracts hordes of people to the place.
2. Thung Teao Forest National Park
Thung Teao Forest National Park is one of the most fabled natural attractions in Krabi. Its beauty and paradisical scenery are especially popular among photography fanatics and nature lovers. It’s an abode to the Emerald pool, which is a natural lagoon with has deep emerald-colored water at its purest form, where you can swim and dense forest enriched with a vast variety of flora and fauna including birds, lizards, small mammals, and insects. In the forest, you can also relish hiking and trekking. It also homes lovely waterfalls and hot springs.
Thaung Teao Forest National Park must be on the top of your bucket list when you visit Krabi, as its scenic beauty and landscapes are worth seeing. It would be a delight to capture the divine artistry of nature in your camera to enjoy its beauty for a lifetime. It is one of the best places to visit in Thailand honeymoon packages.
3. Klong Thom Hot Springs
Klong Thom Hot springs or the ‘hot tubs’ own extremely beautiful mineral-rich hot water stone pools. The mellow waters possess a wide range of therapeutic benefits which include skin conditions and joint pain and other soothing properties. These hot springs are deposited in the volcanic chambers of Klong Thon. If feeling too hot, there is also a stream running just next to the hot streams if you want a little cool up. The springs are surrounded by beautiful woodland and the most convenient part of visiting Klong Thom Hot springs is that the Emerald Pool at Thung Teao Forest National Park is located within sniffing distance from the springs. So, you are in for the double treat.
4. Khao Khanab Nam
Khao Khanab Nam are the two mountains that are located on either side of a lake on top of the array of caves. The caves boast many stalagmites and Stalactites and innumerable human skeletons. The mountain peaks look majestic from a distance but as you approach them closely, the mountains display their horrific countenance. The caves having skeletons are believed to be the skeletons of people trapped in the cave during the flood from the prehistoric era.
5. Koh Hong
Koh Hong is a small island located offshore of the Krabi coast and is a part of Than Bok Khorani National Park. It abodes some aesthetically appealing white-sand beaches with the glorious natural lagoon. The blue waters are roofed by lofty Limestone towers, which creates a contrast and makes it more beautiful and picturesque. The pristine waters enclosing the island have myriads of sea life and boast the opportunity for snorkeling, fishing, and water sports as well. Snorkeling will provide a great gateway to observe the amazing coral reefs.
6. Susan Hoi
Susan Hoi is an antique shell cemetery, one of the queerest places you will come across in Krabi. It is situated 17 km away from Krabi. The cemetery extends to 200 meters and showcases the fossils that are presumed to be 20 million years old. Susan Hoi is worth visiting and is a source of great information to enhance your knowledge by knowing about its formation and history.
7. Khao Phanom Bencha National Park
Khao Phanom Bencha National Park is located 20 km away from Krabi. The National Park is home to some of the extraordinary extinct wildlife species. Inside the park are beautiful waterfalls which include Klong Hang, Ton Hahn, and Huay Toh, and caves enriched with amazing rock formations that will amaze you. Huay Toh is the most renowned among the three waterfalls, The National Park is a less crowded and serene place to chill with greenery, waterfalls, and caves.
8. Railay Peninsula
The Railay Peninsula is located in the south of Ao Nang Beach, and the only way to reach the place is by boat. Railay possesses beautiful white sand beaches surrounded by glaring waters of the Andaman Sea and majestic limestone rocks and ridges. The sky-scraping limestone cliffs are an amazing attraction for rock climbers and nature lovers. It is one of the best places to visit for adventure fanatics and beach lovers.
9. Khao Ngon Nak
Khao Ngon Nak or ‘The Dragon Crest Mountain’ is a forest-covered mountain of Krabi. The mountain is quite amazing to sight at and its view from the top is extraordinary. It is a great region to hike, the total length of the hiking trail is 3.7 km long. While hiking on the mountain you will pass through amazing waterfalls, a variety of wildlife, and verdant forest cover.
10. Tubkaek Beach
Tubkaek Beach is one of the picturesque beaches in Krabi. It is located quite near to the beach of Ao Nang, which is comparably less crowded and pretty. It is encompassed by limestone karsts and lush jungle. Tubkaek beach has fine coral sands and that is slightly splashed by water. Sunsets here are quite captivating and worth capturing in your camera.