Krabi, Thailand Travel Guide

Krabi is located on the southwest coast of Thailand and it is characterized by rock climbing spots and amazing beaches. This is no doubt a must-see part of Thailand.

Phra Nang Beach

This beach is on the southern strip of the Railay Bay. A twenty minute boat trip from Ao Nang or a ten minute walk from Railay East will get you to the beach. With caves, coral reef, clear water, and super soft sand, this is indeed the perfect beach.

AO Nang

Ao Nang is a resort town known for its long beachfront and easy access to different sites off the nearby islands. It offers visitors the relaxed atmosphere of a small town and the beauty of a beach resort.

Khao Kanab Nam

A pair of 100m high limestone rocks rises from the sides of the Krabi River to form a critical part of the natural scenery. Any visitor to this town will get a glimpse of these iconic rocks and their tilted shapes. You can go on a boat trip to further explore the cave, this will definitely make your day.

Phi Phi Islands

This island is a superstar in Thailand. It is a popular location in TV shows, movies, and should definitely be on your must-do list in Thailand. Phi Phi Islands doesn’t disappoint even with all the hype. The beauty of this island can’t even be captured in photos – it is something you have to experience for yourself.

Krabi Shell Cemetery

According to local folklore, the Krabi Shell Cemetery is older than 75 million years. For those interested in historical artifacts or geology, this is a great place to visit since there are just three such cemetery sites in the world.

Krabi Town

Krabi Town is a market town that has been around long before international tourists started visiting this area. It is laid back, charming, and a great place tourists can live like locals. If you are interested in a dose of Thai hospitality and culture and hospitality, sticking around this Town can be a rewarding experience.

Wat Tham Sua

Wat Tham Sua is one of the finest natural wonders in Thailand. There are beautiful icons in the main temple cave, but the ‘footprint of the Buddha’ is the real attraction here. You need to hike more than 1000 steps up the limestone tower to get to this historic site – but the destination is definitely worth the journey!

Thung Teao Forest National Park

This national park is a great place to spot rare plants and animals that are close to extinction. The forest is filled with limestone foothills, unusual forest creatures, and medieval trees stretching into the sky.

Railay Beaches and Caves

Railay in itself is an attraction. This small peninsula can only be accessed by boat due to the tall limestone cliffs casting it away from mainland Krabi. This is the perfect destination to get away from it all. You will also get to enjoy all what the nature here has to offer.

Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia Travel Guide

The eastern Borneo island of Malaysia is famous for a luxury resort accommodation, lush jungle scenery, first-class diving, and stunning beaches. Kota Kinabalu is the capital of Sabah state. Often referred to as KK, this coastal city is partly surrounded by rainforest. In the busy KK, you will soon notice a rich culinary spectrum, music scene, blossoming arts, breathtaking fiery sunsets, and fiercely locals.

Kinabalu Park

Kinabalu Park is one of the first national parks in Malaysia and in 2000 became a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Thanks to its native mammal species and unique vegetation, this park has worldwide ecological importance. From rock climbing to paragliding, mountain biking to canopy walks, there is no shortage of outdoor activities to indulge in while in this park. For a truly adventurous experience, hike up Mount Kinabalu. The summit of this mountain is at over 4,000 meters.

Kota Kinabalu City Mosque

This mosque is nestled beside a picturesque lagoon and is one of Sabah’s most photographed sites. The design of the building was modeled after Saudi Arabia’s Nabawi mosque. It can seat up to 12,000 worshippers. The Kota Kinabalu City Mosque is floating right above the lagoon. With the stars and moon reflection in the water’s surface, it makes for a dramatic backdrop at night. The mosque is open to visitors of all faiths.

 

Muzium Sabah

The tropic Malaysia weather can be unexpected and intense with sudden rainfall forcing visitors to wait out the passing storms. Fortunately, there is no shortage of indoor cultural activities in Kota Kinabalu. Muzium Sabah is one of the most popular tourist attractions in this city. The museum compound is full of educational buildings and fun activities including a heritage village, an art gallery, a zoo, and an ethnobotanical garden. You will find many exhibitions within the museum covering topics such as history, archaeology, Islamic civilization, as well as ceramics and brassware.

Taman Negara Tunku Abdul Rahman

Borneo is famous for its fantastic water sports activities and clear waters. The best way you can take advantage of this city’s watery treasures is by visiting this national park. The area comprises 5 islands is accessible through a 20-minute speedboat ride. After exploring the island, dive into the waters to try your hand at scuba diving, deep-sea fishing, or snorkeling.

Gaya Street Sunday Market

This street was formerly known as Bond Street. It has been hosting the weekly Sunday Market in this city for more a hundred years. The street is usually shut down to allow pedestrians to have a free zone while shopping. The local farmers and artisans display proudly display their wares. Here you can find herbs, cakes, souvenirs, antiques, flowers, batik sarongs, umbrellas, and more.