About Krabi

Krabi is a small city on the West coast of Southern Thailand’s Andaman coast & it was originally inhabited as early as 25,000 – 35,000 years ago. From archaeological finds, Krabi is believed to be one of Thailand’s oldest groups dating back to prehistoric times. It is assumed that after the meaning of Krabi the town may have taken its name, which means sword. This may have arisen from a legend that prior to the foundation of the city an ancient sword was discovered.

With attractions like hot springs, a wildlife sanctuary, sea caves, thriving coral reefs and exotic marine life, calcareous cliffs that draw climbing enthusiasts from all over the world, and national parks that include Koh Phi Phi and Koh Lanta’s island paradises, one could easily spend weeks in Krabi and leave for more. It receives almost two million visitors a year, and the major tourist areas cater extensively to foreigners.

Best Time To Visit Krabi

Krabi has a tropical monsoon climate &  it is warm all year round. The best time to visit Krabi is November through April when the climate in the area isn’t too hot, average temperature range in between 24°C to 32°C. It gets plenty of dry northeasterly winds during this period, giving dry blue skies and starry nights. Instead, one can catch cool sea breezes down on the beaches.

The region gets plenty of rainfall from June through November, more on average than the rest of the country. The islands get lots of moist southwesterly winds during this time, which offer a mixture of dry days and wet ones. The sea is maintaining a comfortable 29 ° C throughout the year. Visitors however will find it cheaper to come in this time. 


How To Go Krabi

There is an airport in Krabi with daily flight from Bangkok to Krabi International Airport (KBV). If travel by car/bus from Bangkok, it takes about 10 to 12 hours journey.

  • (DMK) Don Mueang International Airport ➔ (KBV) Krabi International AirportAbout 1 hour 15 min flight time (Daily Flight)

  • By Road, Bangkok ➔ Krabi ( About 10 hours by car)

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