Tourist Places to Visit in Krabi

Railay Beaches & Caves, Koh Poda, The Emerald Pool, Mu Koh Hong, Tiger Cave Temple, Ko Phi Phi, Tup Island and many more.

Serene islands with unblemished beaches engulfed in emerald waters, towering cliffs shrouded in tropical foliage, mesmerizing cascades in the middle of forest, and aesthetic products of fine craftsmanship – the range of places to visit in Krabi is quite exciting and all-encompassing.

Owing to such interesting choices of exciting places available, Krabi has rapidly grown as a popular international destination among all kinds of travellers including honeymooners, vacationers, adventure junkies, and of course, travel photographers. There are so many varied places offering varied experiences that make Krabi a perfect choice to visit on a Thailand trip for literally anyone who just wants to bask in the lap of nature and try some unique activities. Above all, Krabi is truly a remarkable beauty with incredible vistas everywhere you look.

From destinations that are ideal for an unhindered staycation experience to spots you can visit for a few hours of fun and excitement – there are all sorts of tourist places in Krabi. The province is widely acclaimed for the opportunities it creates for snorkelling and scuba diving experiences, and the best spots where you can try these activities are Monkey Beach and Loh Samah Beach.

And for spending eventful evenings with memorable shopping and dining experiences in Krabi, you have some great choices like Krabi Weekend Night Market. Moreover, if you are a fan of adventure and crave blood pumping action in Krabi, the destination even features some exciting and challenging hiking trails.

Here is the list of best places to visit in Krabi:

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The Krabi Elephant Sanctuary is located around 40 kilometers from Krabi town, and it is the home to numerous rescued elephants. Get a chance to witness Elephants in their natural habitat where you can get a chance to learn more about the habits of the elephants as you feed them, bathe them, and even play in the mud with them.

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Railay Beach is a beautiful amalgamation of four beaches offering unique attractions like limestone cliffs, exotic resorts, a Lagoon, and the Tonsai Beach. Also spelled Rai Leh, it is Krabi’s dreamy beach with limestone formations emerging as rocks with magnificent cliffs meant for the daredevil rock-climbers. Backed by lush vegetation, Railay Beach, though crowded, remains a beautiful unfledged beach.

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Go for a rejuvenating swim in a beautiful and natural crystal lagoon known as Emerald Pool, owing to its emerald green color. Feel every segment of your body being refreshed by the mineral-rich water which has cascaded from natural springs by the surrounding hills. Enjoy the view of the lush green forest encompassing the pool while relaxing in the water.

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The kind of place that demands some efforts, and then rewards you with pretty sights in return, Tiger Cave Temple is a revered Buddhist temple in Krabi. The name of this temple is attributed to the prominent tiger paw prints inside the cave. In order to reach the summit, one must climb up a staircase having 1237 steps which makes a visit all the more exciting.

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Mu Koh Hong is not a single island but a cluster of limestone islands which includes popular islands like Lao Riam Pakka, Lao or Sa Ka Lao La Ding and not to forget the southern big island Lao Li Pe. The major attractions of these islands are its pictorial beauty consisting of white sandy beaches, amazing coral reefs, mesmerizing ambiance, pleasant climate, and crystal blue waters.

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The tiny yet beautiful island of Koh Poda is famous for its picturesque settings. This limestone island is a part of a larger group of islands located off the western coast of Thailand. It is famous for its smooth sandy beaches and clear turquoise sea waters, relatively untouched by human interference which further adds to its appeal.

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Ko Phi Phi, a small archipelago of six islands is the most beautiful and widely popular tourist destination in Andaman. Beautiful bondage of two islands together by a narrow isthmus is something that makes this place this pretty.

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One of the most famous offshore islands around Krabi, this stunning island is also known as Tub Island, Koh Tap or KohThap. The mesmerizing vibes of the parting of the sea are something that makes this place all the more popular among tourists from all over the world.

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Taking a dip in the hot springs of Krabi can be considered as the most exciting and rejuvenating experience. The hot springs are located in a secluded environment away from the city hustle in the midst of Phra Bang Khram forest. One will witness numerous hot water Jacuzzis to take a dip-in while learning about the geologic marvel of Krabi.

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Next on the list of unusual tourist places in Krabi, is the Ao Luk Mangroves, which can be toured with a kayak. In this province, you can explore its corners, and unveil the secrets it owns. This is just a perfect place if you love exploring! Moreover, the entire region is covered with limestone cliffs and showcases a perfect picture of nature.

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Stretching from Klong Dao on the northern side and Bamboo Bay on the southern, Koh Lanta is probably amongst the most favored beaches in Thailand. The sheer size of the coastline is what attracts most beach bums to this stunning getaway.

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There are several ways to enjoy an intimate experience with nature in Krabi, and trekking at Tab Kak Hang Nak is one of them. Hang Kak is a mountain park teeming with rich collection of tropical flora and offering spectacular views of the sweeping landscapes around. Due to its lavish verdure, the park is one of the most enticing places to see in Krabi.

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Add up a new chapter in your book of experiences, and visit this natural park which is one of the best places to visit in Krabi. This well-renowned attraction of this province posses a plush of scenic wonders and draws tourists from all over the map. Here you can also jump from one limestone cliff to another, which contrast with the green thickets of the bewildering jungles.

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Based on the southern part of Poda and Tup islands, Kai Island is also been popularly known as Poda Nuk Island or Hua Khawan Island. The rooster shaped rock on the island is a symbol of the beautiful Krabi Sea. The pleasant climate and the harmonious ambiance, fascinating coral reefs and white sandy beaches are key attractions of this island. The chicken island is one of the most popular places to visit in Krabi. 

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One of the most rewarding hiking trails you will find in Krabi, this adventure has its own special charm throughout. Although you can rent a bike or taxi to reach this popular viewpoint, it is not as fun as hiking up the steep slope because the vistas you get to witness from up here are worth all the hard work.

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The grandeur of Krabi Province goes beyond its pristine beaches and tropical forests, and The Mud Crabs Sculpture is the proof. Counted among the best places to see in Krabi, this sculpture is located on the bank of the Krabi River, and is an important landmark in Krabi.

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Krabi Island is getting its recognition for its scenic beauty, lush vegetation on shorelines, rough limestone formations, sprouting coral reefs, beautiful caves, and a stunning access point to the Andaman. It houses over 200 islands and several pristine and postcard beaches with stunningly modern but classic resorts and captivating surroundings, making it an ideal place for vacationing in Thailand.

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A little piece of paradise in Krabi made of a 450 metre long strip of unspoiled sand, limestone cliffs and crystal clear aquamarine waters, Ao Phra Nang Beach is truly exotic.

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One of the remotest parts of Phi Phi islands, Mosquito Island is one of the isolated islands which consist of a limestone cliff rock which is around 700 meters in height. The island is divided into two small beaches and both the beaches remain filled with mosquitoes during sunset and hence the name.

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If you hate dull weekends, Krabi Weekend Night Market is the place you are absolutely going to love in Krabi. A walking street buzzing with weekend vibes and the enthusiasm of its visitors, this night market is an excellent spot for foodies, shoppers, and anyone who is up for a good time.

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Based close to Chicken Islands, Mor Island or Koh Mor is a small island in the Andaman Sea in Thailand. Powder coated sun-kissed beaches and exceptional scenic beauty is the prime attraction in this small yet beautiful island. The cascading blue waters and lovely fishes floating near the beaches also incur an equal amount of interest among the travelers.

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Do you find monkeys adorable and also happen to be a fan of powdery white beaches bordering emerald green waters? Well, Monkey Beach is the only place in Krabi that can deliver that kind of rare combination. As the name suggests, the beach embraces a large population of monkeys which are essentially playful but it is advisable to maintain distance.

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Dragon Crest is one of Krabi's most well-known vistas. From its peak, you'll have a breathtaking view over Krabi province. The little National Park of Dragon Crest is located near the end of Tubkaek Beach, 20 kilometres northwest of Ao Nang town.

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Than Bok Khorani National Park happens to be an ecotourism site that is home to enthralling nature trails, lush green mangrove forest, pristine waterfalls, and exhilarating caves. The national park is spread over many islands offering breathtaking views of the crystal clear waters, exquisite coral ridges, and super clean white sand beaches, breathing in the true essence of nature.

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Based in the middle of Phang Nga Bay, Ko Yao Noi Islands is often referred to as “small long Island”. Being situated almost halfway between Krabi and Phuket this island has a tranquillity and serene beauty which remains unmatched with other islands here.

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People Also Ask About Krabi

  1. Which are the best places to visit in Krabi with your family?

    1. The Emerald Pool: The Emerald Pool(Sa Morakot)  at the Thung Teao Forest Natural Park is one of the unique places to see in Krabi and should be on your must-see list. It is a turquoise blue natural pond consisting of freshwater provided by natural streams that flow down from the hills. The trekking trail which leads to the Emerald Pool is brimming with nature’s beauty and calls for a truly enthralling experience.

    2. Tiger Cave Temple: 
    At a distance of  3 kilometres from Krabi Town, Wat Tham Sua (Tiger Cave Temple) is one of the revered tourist attractions in Krabi. The temple's establishment dates back to 1975. (B.E. 2518). Owing to the prominent tiger paw impressions inside the cave, the Buddhist Temple derives its name.  Along with being a place of worship, Wat Tham Sua is a recognised Buddhist meditation centre.

    3. Ao Thalane: 
    Nestled amidst charming Karst formations, Ao Thalane is one of the excellent places to see Krabi with family. Being untouched by commercialisation, it is immensely rich in flora and fauna. Over the years, Ao Thalane has emerged to be a hub of Sea Kayaking. Glide in your Kayak through an extensive chain of Mangrove Forests and spectacular Limestone Canyons to explore the region’s ecosystem at your own pace.

    4. Krabi Elephant Sanctuary: 
    Krabi Elephant Sanctuary is a long-term habitat for elephants to live in a natural setting free of exploitation and mistreatment. If you are an animal enthusiast, this is your place to be! Krabi Elephant Sanctuary is one of the famous tourist attractions in Krabi. At Krabi Elephant Sanctuary, visitors get the opportunity to interact and feed the Elephants.

  2. Which are the best places to visit in Krabi in 3 days?

    1. Phra Nang Caves: On the east side of the Railay Bay, Phra Nang Caves is one of the geologically formed places to see in Krabi. Known for its Stalactites and Stalagmites formations, it must be in every travellers’ bucket list.

    2. Koh Phi Phi: 
    Ko Phi Phi is a stunning archipelago and is one of the pulsating tourist attractions in Krabi province. Beautiful beaches and quiet bays surround the  islands. Striking limestone cliffs, white sands, and waving palms rise above the azure oceans while colorful coral reefs and vivid aquatic life can be found beneath the surface.

    3. The Emerald Pool: 
    The Emerald Pool (Sa Morakot) in the Thung Teao Forest Natural Park is one of the unique places to see in Krabi. Nestled amidst lush greenery, the turquoise blue coloured natural pond is a sight to behold.

    4. Tiger Cave Temple
    Wat Tham Sua (Tiger Cave Temple), located 3 kilometres from Krabi Town, first opened its doors in 1975. (2518 B.E.). It is one of the revered tourist attractions in Krabi. Apart from being a Buddhist Temple, Wat Tham Sua is also a well-known Buddhist Meditation Centre.

  3. Is 4 days in Krabi enough?

    If you are looking for a quick getaway, 4 Days & 3 Nights in Krabi is good enough to explore and soak in the highlights of the place. 

    Day 1: 

    1. Unwind on Railay Beach

    2. Explore the Krabi Town

    3. Shop At Ao Nang Night Market

    Day 2: 

    1. Island Hopping.

    2. Scuba Diving/ Snorkelling

    Day 3: 

    1. Indulge in a trek to the Emerald Pool bypassing lush greenery.

    2. Visit the Tiger Cave Temple

    Day 4: 

    1. Kayak At Ao Thalane
    2. Cultural Show At Paka Park
  4. Is Krabi worth visiting?

    Yes, Krabi is worth visiting for a holiday retreat. It is known for its spectacular landscapes, popular beach resorts, and a plethora of outlying islands demanding to be explored.

  5. What should I wear in Krabi?

    Since the weather in Krabi is hot and humid, light and airy clothes are ideal. Beachwear, flip-flops, sunscreen, and sunglasses are all must-haves for visitors who want to enjoy the sun and the water.

  6. How far is Krabi from Bangkok?

    Bangkok and Krabi are about 800 kilometres apart by road and 650 kilometres apart by air.
  7. What is Krabi known for?

    Krabi is known for its unparalleled natural aura dotted with pristine beaches, Karst landscapes, lush green Mangroves, colourful coral reefs, and diverse marine life.

  8. What is the best way to travel from Bangkok to Krabi?

    The best way to travel from Bangkok to Krabi is via a flight. The travel time is 1.5 hours. 

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