Krabi Province / จังหวัดกระบี่.

Tips for your trips. Tourist information. Official websites.

Krabi is blessed with some of Thailand’s most breathtaking beaches and islands. The crystal-clear turquoise waters, soft sandy shores, and majestic limestone cliffs create an idyllic haven for beach enthusiasts and sunseekers.

Adventure seekers will find no shortage of thrilling activities in Krabi. The region’s impressive limestone cliffs make it a premier destination for rock climbing. Kayaking, snorkeling, scuba diving, and boat tours offer opportunities to explore the diverse marine life and discover hidden lagoons.

For nature enthusiasts, hiking, jungle trekking, and cave exploration unveil the captivating beauty of the area. The Khao Phanom Bencha National Park (map) beckons with its picturesque hiking trails, mesmerizing waterfalls, and the chance to encounter wildlife. Than Bok Khorani National Park (map) entices visitors with its enchanting mangrove forests, intricate limestone caves, and emerald pools.

*Krabi Town (map) serves as the provincial capital and offers a glimpse into local life and culture. Visit the bustling Krabi Walking Street (map), explore the local markets, and discover the charm of the town’s riverside area. You can also visit Wat Tham Sua (Tiger Cave Temple, map), located just outside of Krabi Town, known for its panoramic views and challenging hike to the top.

Railay Beach (map) is a world-famous destination known for its picturesque beaches and towering limestone cliffs. It offers a tranquil and laid-back atmosphere, perfect for sunbathing, rock climbing, kayaking, and snorkeling. The viewpoint at Railay Beach (map) also provides breathtaking panoramic views of the surrounding islands.

*Ao Nang (map) is a bustling beach town and a popular base for exploring the attractions of Krabi. From Ao Nang, you can easily access nearby islands, take boat tours, and enjoy activities such as island hopping, scuba diving, and snorkeling.

*The Phi Phi Islands (map), including Phi Phi Don and Phi Phi Leh, are a must-visit destination in Krabi Province. Maya Bay (map), featured in the movie “The Beach,” is located on Phi Phi Leh and is a popular attraction.

*Koh Lanta (map) is a tranquil island known for its beautiful beaches, clear waters, and relaxed atmosphere. It offers a more peaceful and less crowded alternative to other tourist destinations in Krabi. You can enjoy swimming, snorkeling, diving, and exploring the island’s laid-back villages and lush forests.

Located in the Khao Phra Bang Khram Nature Reserve, the Krabi Hot Springs (map) and Emerald Pool (map) are natural wonders. The hot springs offer warm mineral-rich waters ideal for relaxation, while the Emerald Pool is a natural pool with crystal-clear water surrounded by lush rainforest.

The Four Islands Tour is a popular excursion that takes you to some of the most stunning islands (map) in Krabi Province. The tour typically includes visits to Koh Poda, Koh Hong, Chicken Island, and Phra Nang Cave Beach, offering opportunities for snorkeling, swimming, and sunbathing.

With an increasing focus on sustainable tourism, Krabi has implemented initiatives to protect its natural resources and promote eco-friendly practices. Many tour operators and accommodations offer eco-tours and activities that prioritize environmental conservation and responsible tourism.

 

Public transport.

Information about all types of public transport.

Tuk-tuks are a popular mode of transport in Thailand, especially in urban areas. They are three-wheeled motorized vehicles that can be hailed on the street for short trips.

BUS: There are regular direct bus services between Bangkok’s Southern Bus Terminal (map) and Krabi (~500 baht / 2019), but probably the best option is to take a VIP bus, which for 250 baht more makes the 10 hour ride much more comfortable.

Transport Co., Ltd. (Public Bus Services) intercity bus services in Thailand. + Green Bus CorporationNakhonchaiair Co., Ltd.PhetprasertSombat Tour Co., Ltd.

BAOLAU.com – Whether you travel by air, rail, land or sea, you can find all the information to plan your journey through Asia here.

TRAIN: The nearest train stations are in Surat Thani and in Trang. Surat Thani (map) – 3-4 hours away from Krabi by bus. Trang (map) – 2-2.5 hours away from Krabi by bus.

State Railway of Thailand (SRT) has a 4,000-km network covering most of the country, from Chiang Mai in the north all the way to (and beyond) the Malaysian border in the south. Compared to buses, most trains are relatively slow and prone to delays, but safer. Tickets may be purchased on-line from Thairailwayticket.com.

AIRPORT: Airports of Thailand: The official website of AOT provides information on airports in Thailand.

Bangkok has two major airports: Suvarnabhumi Airport which is the main airport and serves most full-service carriers, and the smaller Don Mueang International Airport which primarily serves low-cost carriers.

FERRY: Chao Phraya Express Boat Co.,Ltd | river transport in Bangkok.

Krabi Thailand Travel Guide 2023 4K.

In this Krabi travel tour we give you a tour of the beaches and islands around Krabi so you know what to expect when you visit. We arrive by speed boat into Krabi town from Phuket. That boat ride took 1 hour. From Krabi town we got a taxi to Ao Nang. From Ao Nang we hired a long tail boat to take us to Railay Beach, Tonsai Beach and Phra Nang Beach.

We show you the best things to do in Krabi when you visit. If you enjoy this Krabi travel video stay tuned for our other Thailand island tours we have coming from Ko Phangan and Ko Samui.

video source: Island Hopper TV / youtube.com /

Useful websites.

Links to additional resources with useful information for planning your trip.

VISAS & IMMIGRATION.

For travelers requiring information on visas and entry requirements to Thailand. + Visa policy of Thailand (wikipedia.org)

Thai National Parks.

Wildlife and Plant Conservation website offers details on park locations, entrance fees, camping options, and activities within the parks.

Transit Bangkok.

The most comprehensive guide to Bangkok public transportation. Bangkok bus, MRT (Bangkok Metro), BTS Sky Trains, boats.

Bangkok Post is one of the most prominent English-language newspapers in Thailand. Their website provides comprehensive coverage of news, current affairs, business, lifestyle, and more, with a focus on both national and international news.

ASEANNOW.com is a popular online forum for expats in Thailand. It is a platform where expats can ask questions, share information, and engage in discussions on various aspects of living in Thailand.

Thai Language – Reference documents, interactive lessons, dictionary, and forums for learning Thai.

FOOD

ThaiTable offers a collection of authentic Thai recipes, cooking techniques, ingredient information, and tips for preparing Thai dishes.

She Simmers: Authored by Leela Punyaratabandhu, this website focuses on traditional Thai recipes, cooking techniques, and stories behind the dishes. It provides in-depth explanations and step-by-step instructions to help you recreate Thai flavors at home.