At the mouth of the River Krabi lies the paradisiacal town of Krabi, with the most spectacular beaches and breathtaking scenery. The relaxing environment, together with the natural beauty makes it a favorite of the tourists. If you are an adventure-seeker, you can get a boat on rent from Ao Nang or Krabi Town and travel the islands by yourself. Alternatively, you can even take a guide along and explore the town. Visit the Thung Teao Forest Natural Park which is home to numerous flora and fauna, as well as the popular Crystal Lagoon (Emerald Pool). Also, not to be missed is the Tiger Cave Temple at Wat Tham Sua and the ‘footprint of the Buddha’ which offers panoramic 360-degree views of the islands and the Andaman Sea.
Useful Tips for Tourists Traveling to Krabi
Shopping in Krabi
Krabi’s colorful street markets, stores with fashionable goods, and shops just cannot be ignored. Buy wonderful batik clothes, bags, souvenirs, etc. at Ao Nang. If you don’t mind designer label duplicates, you can get the best of them at Krabi Town, Lanta Island, and Ao Nang. For gifts and keepsakes, find beautiful Nielloware (a craft wherein silver and gold pieces are etched in designs) products at Phi Phi Island and Krabi Town.
Krabi has an exceptional dining scene which includes local Thai cuisine and international recipes. If you are a meat-lover, you should try the delicious chicken, pork, duck, ostrich, and beef dishes at Carnivore Steak and Grill. Savor the best of Thai and Italian dishes at the Chalita Café & Restaurant before you head to Lae Lay Grill to enjoy amazing seafood as you watch a breathtaking sunset. You can also try delicacies like Spicy Mixed Seafood Soup, Pad Thai with Chicken (fried noodles wrapped in an omelet), Seafood Pizza, and Chocolate Banana Pancakes.
Useful Thai phrases
Thai is the most widely used language in Krabi, with English spoken by some of them. So, learn a few phrases in Thai which will be helpful when you are in Krabi.
• Thank You:
Kob kun krub (if you’re male) / Kob kun ka (if you’re female)
• Can I use your phone?:
phom/chan kho chai thorasap dai mai
• Where does this train/bus go?:
rót khan nii pai nai
Dos and Don’ts
• Dress appropriately when entering sacred places.
• The head is considered holy and must be respected. So, avoid touching anybody’s head, including children.
• Greet people with your palms together in the shape of a lotus bud, as a form of respect.
Emergency contact numbers
• Emergency: 1669
• Fire: 199
• Police: 191
• Tourist Police 24-hour call center: 1155
• Which airlines offer cheap air tickets to Krabi?
The airlines offering cheap air tickets
to Krabi are Air Asia
and Thai Air Asia.
• What is the time zone used in Thailand?
The time zone of Thailand is GMT+7.
• What are the most popular airlines flying from Pattaya to Krabi?
From Pattaya to Krabi, the most popular airlines are Bangkok Airways
and Air Asia.
• What is the shortest time for a Pattaya to Krabi flight?
The shortest time for a connecting Pattaya to Krabi flight is 8 hours and 40 minutes.
• What are the top tourist destinations of Krabi?
Popular places of interest in Krabi include Phi Phi Islands, Ao Nang Beach, Krabi Hot Springs, Ko Lanta National Park, and Wat Kaew Korawaram.
• What is the currency of Thailand?
The currency of Thailand is Thai Baht (THB).
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