Krabi- A place for aquatic lovers!

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Krabi (Thesaban mueang) is a land of beautiful and the most amazing Islands situated on the west coast of Southern Thailand belong to province of Krabi at the mouth of River Krabi and empties in Phang Nga Bay(a 400km square bay in the Strait of Malacca between the Island of Phuket and the mainland of the Malay Peninsula of Southern Island). This place attracts adventurers the most. They visit this place to try scuba-diving, kayaking, snorkelers, yachtsmen and many more.

 

    History

Its history depicts that in the late eighteenth century, Bangkok was finally named as the capital an elephant kraal (Afrikaans and Dutch word for an enclosure for cattle or other livestock, located within an African statement or village) in Krabi as ordered by Chao Phraya Nakorn who was the governor of Nakhon Si Thammarat a part of Thai Kingdom. He used to ensure that there was regular supply of elephants for the larger towns. Many of the followers immigrated and soon Krabi consisted of large community and brought different boroughs like Pakasai, Khlong Pon and Pak lao. In 1872, King Chualongkorn provided the status of town called Krabi. However, in 1875, Krabi was elevated to fourth-level system and soon administration directly reported to central government of Bangkok.

                                         

                Places To Explore

 

Noppharat Thara beach National Park:

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Hat Noppharat Thara National Park- Mu ko Phi Phi National Park is located in Mueang Krabi district. It covers some part of Andaman Sea and the Southern region’s west coast. It is known to be Marine National Park which has Islands, coral reefs, coralline algae and park’s most beautiful landscape that has limestone mountains with different levels of cliffs and wonderful caves and lastly “white beaches” with fossil shells. Most famous place for Scuba Diving. To visit from Krabi town, use Nai Mueang-Nai Sa Road. Also, a boat service is available to Ao Phra Nang and it will take hardly 20 minutes to reach there.

Koh Lanta:

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It has one of the most beautiful beaches in the world. It consists of long coastline that has several heart throbbing beaches. The best season to visit here is from December to March.

Khao Khanap Nam (The Twin Mountains): 

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This place is considered to be gemstones of Krabi City. Exclusively for adventurers who wants to explore caves, Hot Waterfall, forests etc. The Mud Crabs Structure, Museums, 40 million-year old cemetery, Tiger Cave, Emerald pool etc. You can travel to Khao Khanap Nam by long tailored boat at Jao Fa Pier.

Railay Beach:

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An Adventure spot, where travellers can go for Rock Climbing, this beach consists of limestone cliff line and powdered white sand.

Other Spots for adventures like “Kayaking” are Ao Thalane(Mangrove and Canyons), Bor Thor (Tip of Phang Nga Bay) and Koh Hong (Hidden Lagoon Island). For “Snorkeling”, Phi Phi Islands, Ko Phi Phi Don, Ao Nang, Ko Lanta Yai are wonderful spots that can give you best adventure experience.

 

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