Situated near the coast of Andaman, Krabi is the capital of Thailand’s Krabi Province. A popular resort town, Krabi falls in the area populated by mangrove forests and limestone karsts. Besides plenty of sites offering spectacular panoramic views of the surrounding sea, Krabi lies in close proximity to a number of beautiful islands, easily accessible by a boat. And, for all of your Krabi road trips, Car Rental Krabi Airport is always ready to offer economical car rental solutions.
A fairly large peninsula located between Ao Nang Town and Krabi City, Railay Beach is also famous as Rai Leh. The presence of massive limestone cliffs makes the island accessible only by a ferry.
East Railay, Phra Nang, Ton Sai, and West Railay are the four prime areas of Railay Beach. The island is known for its natural beauty and immensely exciting rock climbing opportunities.
Ferry Docking Point: East Railay
Popular Activities: Kayaking, Rock Climbing, Scuba Diving
The Tiger Cave Temple is a Buddhist shrine located in northeast Krabi. Famous for the footprint of tiger, golden statue of Buddha, and physically challenging stairways, the temple is one of the holiest sites of Buddhism.
One needs to climb 1,237 stairs in order to reach the temple summit that offers fascinating views of Krabi City and its beautiful surroundings.
Address: Krabi Noi, Mueang Krabi District, Krabi 81000, Thailand
Popular Caves Nearby: Tum Khon Than, Tum Chang Kaeo, and Tum Lod
Explore the beautiful rainforest and its river from an elephant’s back. Aptly situated, the elephant camp is nestled amid natural surroundings that provide ample shade and water to docile pachyderms.
The elephant trek runs along a picturesque river into the dense rainforest. You can expect to see a variety of birds and monkeys living in the natural habitat.
Address: Nong Thale, Mueang Krabi District, Krabi 81000, Thailand
Hours open: 9 am - 5 pm | Mon - Sun
A beautiful island in the Andaman Sea, Ko Lanta Yai is spread across 31 sq mi. A small portion of the island forms the part of Mu Ko Lanta National Park. Ko Lanta Yai is about 25 km (16 miles) long and 6 km (4 miles) wide.
The island’s western shore is known for its rich collection of picturesque beaches. Popular beaches include - Klong Dao, Klong Khong, and Pra-Ae.
Ferry Docking Point: Ban Saladan
Approx. Distance from Krabi: 101 km/63 miles via Route 4 and Route 4206