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    Go Krabi- Venture the lesser traversed path

    There are places that redeem your soul, charm you and make you drool over the idea of visiting them. Krabi province on southern Thailand’s west coast is one such place – ideal for discerned wanderlusts. There are some amazing things to in Krabi that would give you the much-needed break from the hustle of city life.

    Take a revitalizing trip to Krabi including the best of things to do and adventure activities. And while you gather experiences of a lifetime, don’t miss the awesome Krabi tourist attractions. The province is bestowed with stunning coastal vistas featuring towering limestone cliffs, soft white sand beaches, small coves and offshore islands that will leave you in awe of this beautiful island!

    1. Ascend the 1256 stairs in one go at Wat Tham Sua aka Tiger Cave Temple

    after climbing 1256 steps you reach the temple

    How does the idea of climbing 1256 stair sound to you guys? I’m not kidding, but let the idea not scare you into not attempting it. Save some energy to reach to the top of one of the most sacred places in Thailand.Located about 3 km away from Krabi town, Tiger Cave or Wat Tham Sua is a hot favorite amid Krabi attractions. Public buses make for a cost effective and convenient option that enables plenty of breathtaking sights along the way.An important centre for meditation, Wat Tham Sua presents a tranquil atmosphere duly complimented by beautiful scenery and breathtaking panoramic views of the sea and surrounding areas. You can make it a half day or a full-day trip as you start short-listing things to do in Krabi.

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    2. Try Rock Climbing at Railay Beach

    Rock Climbing at Railay Beach

    Krabi has quite a bit of imposing cliffs that lure rock climbers from across the world. Located in Railay – a small peninsula between Krabi and Ao Nang in Thailand, these giant limestone pillars make Krabi one of the most exciting rock climbing destinations in the world.

    Railay Beach has numerous rock climbing routes, each one different from the other. To tackle them you must possess a different level of toughness and agility. The rock climbing experience keeps testing your rock climbing skills at different levels.

    Railay is accessible only by boat due to high limestone cliffs cutting off mainland access. Of all the places for outdoor rock climbing, this is one of the most daredevil things to do in Krabi.

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    3. Take a dip in the hot springs at Klong Thom

    Take a dip in hot springs at Klong Thom

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    Steam bath sounds fancy! How about taking a dip in a hot spring?

    70 km from town and near the Khao Phra Bang Khram Nature Reserve, are nature’s own hot tub jacuzzis, known as Nam Tok Rawn. Located amid the dense jungle, this site has naturally hollowed-out ‘bathtubs’ made up of smooth stones.

    These hot spring tubs are among the popular Krabi tourist attractions that brim with perpetually flowing fresh spring water at a mild 35-42 degree celsius. The water contains minerals that act as natural healers and good for your health.

    Taking a dip in the hot springs is one of the most relaxing things to do in Krabi. It wrenches out all the fatigue accumulated in your body and fixes you for the next leg of your tour. After bathing in the natural tub, take a refreshing dip in the cool river flowing next to it.

    Opening hours: 07:00 – 18:00

    Admission fee: 10 Baht per person

    4. Go Bungee Jumping from the highest point in Thailand

    Bungee Jumping from the highest point in Thailand

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    Take a leap of faith as you hurl yourself from one of the highest bungee jumps in Thailand. At 56 m, bungee jumping in Krabi is the highest in Thailand and 5th highest in Asia. In addition to the traditional bungee jump you can also experience the catapult, which will skyrocket you into the air. You get assisted by trained staff which also underlines your safety.

    Krabi’s bungee jump is also considered equivalent to those in New Zealand – the most popular bungee jumping destination all over the world. All the equipment is regularly maintained and is always at your disposal.

    Price: 1600 Baht per person (approximately)

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    5. Explore the prehistoric caves of Khao Khanap Nam

    Explore the prehistoric caves of Khao Khanap Nam

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    At 100 m, the Khao Khanap Nam Mountains act as the gateway to Krabi city and are one of the most popular Krabi tourist attractions. Conjure up all the courage that you have as you walk the forbidden path (just kidding) inside the caves. Caves with collections of stalagmites and stalactites are definitely worth exploring, although the location is more popular for a large number of human skeletons that have been found there and the theories surrounding their demise.

    Alight on the mangrove connecting the cave and cover the small path leading to the cave. Test your nerves as you walk along the rubbles and skeletons. Consider yourself lucky if you stumbled upon a skull or a stray ribcage!

    To make things more exciting, the trip to Khao Khanab Nam can also be clubbed with a visit to a nearby mangrove forest and a traditional Thai fishing village.

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    6. Munch on finger -licking local food at the market in Koh Lanta Yai

    Taste the street food of Koh Lanta Yai

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    One thing is for sure, there wouldn’t be more skewered food in one place than the local food market in Koh Lanta Yai. Not only you’ll find tonnes of barbequed food, but also some of the weirdly shaped skewered foods coloured as Angry Birds. Besides the skewered meat, you have the option of sushi rolls, milkshakes, massive mounds of cotton candy, chocolate covered strawberries, and other lip-smacking local food.

    The food is low-priced and, for the most part, delicious. It is recommended that you sample a few of them from different stalls so long as you don’t mind some flies munching on your chicken! Yum!!

    7. Explore the ocean depths by going for thrilling water activities

    Have some real fun by going for thrilling water activities

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    The extended coastline enables the people there to curate tailor-made water sports activities for all the enthusiasts. You name it, they have it. Get to choose from a myriad of adrenaline driving water activities like speedboat tours, canoe, kayak, snorkeling, fishing, cruising, island-hopping, and scuba diving.

    If you are on a honeymoon in Thailand, don’t miss these activities. They are the romantic things to do in Krabi for couples.

    8. Trek through the treacherous alleys leading to Khao Ngon Nak Viewpoint

    Trek through the treacherous alleys to reach Khao Ngon Nak Viewpoint

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    If it’s gorgeous it won’t be easily attainable, and their allure won’t be so cherished!

    Khao Ngon Nak viewpoint is a hot spot amongst hikers and outdoor enthusiasts coming to Krabi Town. Thanks to the adventurous and exciting trails leading to the place. The point’s name translates to Dragon Crest Mountain and exploring it is one of the most amazing free things to do in Krabi.

    The trail stretches to a distance of around 4 km and features a stream, two viewpoints, a waterfall, the summit and plenty of picturesque scenery along the way, a sight that you’d have beheld in Hollywood movies like King Kong and Avatar. The view from the summit is completely out of the world and is a welcome treat for all the photographers.

    9. Opt for Shooting / Paintball at Moo 2, Ao Nang Road

    Shooting / Paintball at Ao Nang Road

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    This is an activity that you should not miss at any cost during your visit to Krabi. Get ready in a loose robe and be prepared to be amazed by your own shooting skills. Even if you are a first-timer, it’s is going to be one hell of an exciting experience.

    The shooting range consists of a team of friendly, helpful and skillful staff shooters who will guide you along.

    Opening hours: Daily; 09:00 am – 08:00 pm

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    10. Experience the thrill of trekking through the dense jungle

    Trek through the dense jungle

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    Krabi has amazing hiking and trekking spots. You can trek to the beautiful area of Khao Phanom Bencha and spend time at the waterfall in Huay Toh. Treks vary from half-hour-long nature trail to overnight camping trips.

    While you will need guidance for the longer and tougher treks, take on the small and safe treks with your loved ones and explore the lush jungles on your own! These small hikes are actually the best of free things to do in Krabi.

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    11. Take a plunge into the happening nightlife of Krabi

    Don't forget to live the exciting nightlife of Krabi

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    Don’t forget to take a stroll some of the most happening places of Krabi that goes off only after 12 am. Yes, Krabi also boasts of a vivid nightlife offering plenty of things to do in Krabi at night. Some of the important hubs of the happening nightlife in Krabi are:

    • Ao Nang Center Point- If a mid-range, mellow groove is your type then you are at the right place. The heart of Ao Nang nightlife entertainment scene is aptly named Ao Nang Center Point; it is located off the beachfront road otherwise dominated by shops and restaurants.
    • Phi Phi Reggae Bar- Treat yourself to some drinks and amazing Thai kickboxing fight by trained and skilled fighters. The bar is a benchmark for places that stay in good spirits and are highly entertaining.
    • The Last Cafe, Ao Nang- Had a long day at the Ao Nang beach? No worries! Visit the last cafe in Ao Nang and feast on delicious sandwiches along with chilled beer.
    • Joy Beach Bar, Railay- Delicious pizza, good smoothies, beer, cocktail all accompanied by soft music and a gorgeous view of Railay beach, these are the bragging rights of Joy beach bar. Party hard all night and behold the majestic sunrise from at 6 am straight from the bar before you finally call it a day.

    In addition to the places mentioned, Krabi also has some of the most exciting places on Earth that make nightlife in Krabi a big highlight of Thailand tours!

    Time and again we need to celebrate the beautiful existence that we’ve been bestowed with. A small vacation with interesting things to do in Krabi Island is the most apt way to admit the same and stay off redundancy!

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