If you want to spend a few days in Thailand, don't not including Krabi town in your journey is reckless. Charming, rustic and overused, these are the words that can qualify the city of Krabi town. Being the economic lung of the region, this city is, with Kho Phi Phi, one of the most popular tourist destinations for the past 2 decades. The magnificent welcome reserved by the locals and the luxury infrastructures have a lot to do with this sudden popularity.
Tourists wishing to travel to Krabi town will have the choice between the air route and the land route. This city is served by buses, trains or if you want to enjoy every moment of the trip, you could take a taxi from Phuket. If, on the other hand, you arrive from the PHI-PHI islands, you will have no choice but to travel by ferry.
Krabi town is a very lively town. It is crossed by a river which empties into the sea of Tambon Pak Nam. In fact, Krabi is a sanctuary for anyone looking to commune with nature. The most popular activities here are rock climbing, sailing, scuba diving, kayaking and bird watching typical of the region.
The city is bordered by many white sand beaches, and from which you have access to many islands such as the very famous Ko Kai. You could also visit the temples hidden in the caves or perched on top of the mountains overlooking the city. And if you like hiking, do not miss to discover the Khao Khanap Nam mountains which are the symbol of the city.
There are dozens of luxury hotels in Krabi town. If your vacation budget is limited, there is nothing to worry about, you can stay in family vacation rentals near the beaches. When it comes to nightlife, there's something for everyone. Krabi town is an open city, in the truest sense of the word. People fond of homosexual or transsexual adventures will feel at home here.