If you prefer to spend a day on dry land, there are many sight-seeing activities on the mainland. A day wandering around Krabi Town is a great way to get an insight into Thai culture, with its bustling morning market - the biggest in southern Thailand, pretty riverside walk and hundreds of little shops. This is also the place to come if you want to sample some authentic southern cuisine.Another popular option in Krabi sightseeing schedule is planning a day trip to the Phi Phi Islands from Krabi. In fact these options of excursion in Krabi are highly recommended by the travel experts. One can also visit Ko Lanta from Krabi and from there head on to the islands of Koh Rok, renowned for their crystal clear waters and a memorable snorkeling experience.
Nearby, many small limestone islands offer a chance to peek into an amazing underwater world and neighbouring national parks boast hot springs and crystal pools.The best way to save time from island hopping is to pre-arrange some of Krabi Sightseeing Tours. Krabi Attractions are mostly nature-based, offering powdery beaches, stunning coral reefs, scenic large and small islands and lush forests with caves and waterfalls. A list of Half and Full Day Krabi Tours to Phi Phi Islands, Phang Nga Bay, Mangrove Forests and more are available below;
Lanta Old Town
Lanta Old Town retains the natural charm and friendliness of rural Thailand combined with a cultural richness and diversity not found in many other places.Experience the magic of Lanta Old Town, on the east coast of Lanta Island - where life goes on, virtually unchanged, much as it has done for the last 100 years.
Port Takola Marina Krabi
Today, the physical geography of Krabi offers its many visitors from around the world a wide range of natural resources. Lush jungles – green year - round – capture the essence of a tropical rainforest. From the West coast to the province’s Eastern borders, crisp, gray formations of limestone attract the attention of adventure lovers with grottos, caves, and steep cliffs.Offshore, the secluded beaches of many beautiful islands, surrounded by clear waters with brightly colored reef fish, appeal to the romantic explorer in each and everyone of us. The gentle sea breezes of the Andaman Sea – sometimes cool, at other times warm – can bring you a special kind if welcome to this spectacular destination.
Sea Crab Monument
Fossil Museum of Krabi Power Plant
The historical evidences designate the city of Krabi as a part of the Ligor Kingdom. During the rule of King Rama the Fifth, Krabi was under the sole control of a governor. The displays in Krabi museum bear testimony to the rich heritage of the Thai province. Therefore a visit to the different museums in Krabi will surly enriches you with a rich memorabilia. Along with the itinerary of visiting the museums in Krabi, one can also stroll down the quaint streets of the city and explore the beautiful beaches along the Andaman Sea.Apart from visiting the Krabi museums and watching the national parks, there are innumerable other things to do in Krabi . One can also go for the ample opportunities available, such as, a deep dive or shallow snorkeling among the fascinating coral reefs.
Sa Morakot (Emerald Pool)
Phi Phi Viewpint at Hat Noppharat Thara
Mu Ko Phi Phi National Park
Krabi has four national parks to enjoy. The Khao Sok is a rainforest habitat with a large variety of birds and animals, and is a popular for day trippers and campers. Than Bokkhorani features natural springs, limestone cliffs, and a lot of (real) monkey play. Pa Tung Tieo is south of Krabi and is a lowland rainforest. The last national park's name is probably longer than the park is wide: Hat Nopharat Thara-Mu Ko Phi Phi. Forget trying to say it, just visit the beaches and beauty it encompasses. Many parts of this park are only accessible by boat, so hire a guide and sail away.Take time also to discover the many National Parks such as Khao Phanom Bencha and Khao Nor Chu and the hot springs, wildlife sanctuaries, limestone cliffs and sea caves.
Kaeo Krowaram Temple
Temples in particular are also a focus for artistic endeavour. Even in the most humble, you will find unique examples of architecture, sculpture, painting and decorative arts and crafts. Most local temples and all mosques are, however, off limits for tourists - unless invited specifically to visit by a local person. Please respect this.There are a number of temples open to visitors, the most interesting of which is Wat Tham Seua, or Tiger Cave Temple. Set in a beautiful forest, the temple is in fact a famous meditation centre.
There are a small number of cultural attractions, monasteries and temples in the provinces of Krabi. The entrance fee to local attractions is usually very reasonable, with some offering free admission. Often there are two fees, one for Thais and another more expensive fee for visitors to Thailand. A Thai driver's licence can sometimes allow a foreign resident in Thailand to pay the lower Thai fee. Temples are usually free but donations are always welcomed.
The Maharat Theater
Miracle mist over Krabi
(Viewpoint Koa Ngon Nak)