Krabi is on the west coast of southern Thailand at the mouth of the Krabi River where it empties into Phang Nga Bay. Krabi is the capital of Krabi Province and Krabi District. Tourism is an important industry in Krabi. Krabi is subject to a six-month rainy season between May and November. often with sustained heavy rains for days at a time during the monsoons. Much of Krabi has been given over to several national parks. Since 1999 the international Krabi Airport has been serving Krabi.
Krabi Travelers' Frequently Asked Questions
What are the best things to do in Krabi
Everyone has different tastes, but there are many things you can choose to do. Cave exploration, bicycling trips, hot springs, cold freshwater springs, kayak trips on salt or freshwater, hikes up mountain peaks, hikes up 1,256 stairs, hikes around town, boat trips – long tail or speedboats to other islands, ferry to Koh Phi Phi or even down to Phuket, day trips to close by attractions in other provinces close to Krabi.
When is the best time of the year to visit Krabi ?
The beaches get crowded during high season. Krabi gets a fraction of the people at those tourist destinations. During the dry season – December to May, the weather is perfect. Gets hot in April–May, but very dry up until then. Be sure to start researching when you want to travel at least two to four months prior to your desired departure date. This is the best time to book your ticket because tickets will be cheaper and there will be more seats available on the airplane.
What is an airline ticket?
An airline ticket is a document issued by a travel agency that confirms that one is entitled to seat on a flight. There are two types of airline tickets; paper and electronic tickets. Either ticket is required to obtain a boarding pass and with the ticket and boarding pass at hand one is allowed to board an aircraft. However, the benefit of the e-ticket is that there is no need for one to worry about leaving his ticket behind. This ticket offers many advantages over a paper ticket.
What are some things to be cautious about when visiting Krabi?
Just like any tourist area in Thailand, you should be careful not to be drunk out late at night on your own, or even with another person. The really bad stuff happens late at night, and usually when someone is drunk. Be cautious about driving motorbikes or anything here – drivers are not skilled, and are downright incompetent.
As a woman, you should not walk the beach at night either alone or with a friend(s) – there have been a number of bad incidents in Thailand with reference to this.