Krabi, The province is located on the Andaman Sea. It is 814 kilometers from Bangkok, along Highway No. 4 (Petchakasem Road). It covers an area of 4,708 square kilometers. Krabi consists of mountains, uplands, lowlands, over 154 islands rich in mangrove forests. Krabi town has about 5 km long river flowing into the Andaman Sea. At Pak Nam District There are also canals. Krabi Grand Canal And the little Krabi Canal. The highest mountain peak in Krabi province is Phanom Bencha mountain
Krabi There is a tropical monsoon climate. Which influenced by the southwest monsoon. And the northeast monsoon. It was the rainy season and there are only 2 seasons. – Summer is 4 months, starting in November. Until April – The rainy season is 8 months, starting from May. Until October.
Bangkok to Krabi
By Car, From Bangkok, take Highway 4 to Chumphon. From Chumphon, take Highway 41 through Lang Suan District, Chaiya District, Surat Thani Province. Take Highway 44 to Amphoe Ao Luek. Then join Highway 4 again. The distance is 783 kilometers. About 9 hours 15 minutes
By Bus, From Bangkok at Southern Bus Terminal (Talingchan), Ticket Bangkok to Krabi. There are several times per day. spend journey time about 12 hours.
By Train, From Bangkok (Hua Lampong Station) to Krabi, they don’t have Krabi Station but there are 3 stations.
Pun Pin Station, Surat Thani, then go to Krabi by bus about 160 km.
Thungsong Junction Station, Nakorn Sri Thammarat, then go to Krabi by bus about 150 km.
Trang Station, Trang, then go to Krabi by bus about 138 km.
Last, By Plane
Things To Do in Krabi
If you love to go the natural trekking and the waterfall, go to Khao Phanom Bencha National Park.
Khao Phanom Bencha National Park
Phanom Bencha is another symbol of beauty in Krabi. The forest is rich in high mountains. Mist covered throughout the year. There is beautiful natural scenery such as streams, waterfalls, caves, and wildlife.
Phanom Bencha mountain, The peak is 1,397 meters above sea level. At the top, there is a scenic spot. From here you can see the panoramic view of Krabi town. The trail up to the top of the hill is through a dense rainforest dense
Huay Sakke Waterfall
Huay Sakke The waterfall is small. Clean water is all 3 floors, even a small waterfall. But it is very natural. Two sides of the waterfall consist of large trees. The forest is still fertile. It can be reached by foot from the National Park office about 300 meters north.
Huay Sakke Waterfall
Huay To Waterfall
Huay To Waterfall is a large waterfall that originated from Phanom Bencha with 11 basins below. The first floor is a waterfall suitable for waterfalls. The atmosphere is natural. Adventurers may go to higher altitude waterfall. Most of the time, there are only 3 layers. And during the rainy season, there is quite a lot of flow. Especially the cliff.
Huay To Waterfall
From Krabi to Khao Phanom Benja National Park
By Car, from three separate markets old market. Krabi Take 1 km to Sri Trang Road and turn left along with the old market – Huay Too Road, about 20 km to the Khao Phanom Bencha National Park Office
Nature walks, Hiking, Study geology, Stargaze, visiting wildlife animals and birds
Than Bok Khorani National Park
Than Bok Khorani National Park covers an area of 64.3 square kilometers. There are many important aquatic animals such as shell, fish, crabs, Shrimp, grouper, red snapper, butterflyfish, parrotfish, Lizardfish, lionfish, cartoon fish, sea cucumber, sea star, jellyfish, sea anemone, Sea urchins, sponges, coral reefs, coral reefs, brain corals, and coral mushrooms.
Load Cave is next to Pee Hua Toe Cave about 300 meters. The cave is a tunnel. The middle is a wide channel passing through. The distance of about 150 meters in the cave is beautiful with stalagmites and stalagmites lined the tunnel. Outside the cave is a rich mangrove forest, creating beautiful scenery.
Pee Hua Toe Cave
Travel from the park office. Arrive Bo Tor Pier for about 6.5 km. By boat about 1.6 km to the ghost. It takes about 2 minutes (total distance is about 8.1 km). It is a mountain cave surrounded by water. The cave is divided into 2 large booths with original art paintings. Written in red, black, yellow, brown, yellow, brown, red or dark brown. 23 images were divided into 23 groups.
Surrounded by turquoise waters. There is coral around the island. The Interesting spots include Bile Bay, a bay with a curved bay. Sandy white, clear water with small fish. The beach is perfect for swimming.
Hong Bay looks like a large natural swimming pool. The wall is surrounded by steep cliffs. A single entrance, about 10 meters can take the boat. Ground clean and smooth. Shallow and shallow Suitable for swimming It is also a place to dodge waves of fishermen when the storm blows.
Kho Kar Rose
From the park office about 17 km to Laem Sak. Travel by boat 10 km long limestone connected to the land. His character is a steep limestone, a source of paintings prehistoric about 3,000 – 5,000 years ago. From Laem Sak, It takes about 30 minutes.
By car, From Krabi, take Highway No. 4 (Petchakasem Road) to Amphoe Ao Luek. Krabi To the intersection. Then take Highway No. 4039 for a distance of 2 km, it will reach the national park. The distance from Krabi Town is about 48 kilometers.
By bus, From Bangkok at Southern Bus Terminal (Talingchan), Ticket Bangkok to Krabi. There are several times per day. spend journey time about 12 hours. By buying tickets at the intersection, Ang Luek. and a motorbike taxi. Ao Luek North – Southern Loei to the park.
Nature walks, Hiking, Study geology, Stargaze, visiting wildlife animals and birds, Snorkeling, Canoe.
Krabi has many amazing attractions and you can go to see them by yourself.
In part 2, I will recommend the beaches, another Koh in Krabi