Viewpoints in Krabi
Krabi is proud of its rich coral reefs and vibrant marine life – divers flock from around the world to glimpse sharks, turtles, dolphins and a myriad of tropical fish. Snorkeling, fishing and sailing are popular activities whilst the Krabi landscape is perfect for rock climbing, trekking and hiking.
It's a little bit of a hike and climb but worth it. It's the beach to the south on the other side of these huge cliffs that are characteristic of Krabi and located 50 metres above the sea level, the Railay Viewpoint offers a spectacular panoramic views of Railay Beach from the east to the west. From here, you can enjoy a great scene of emerald-green sea water, waves striking the beach dotted with towering palms and coconut trees. It's not a surprise to see all tourists taking lots of photos while they are up here.
Location: Railay Lagoon or Lake, Phra Nang Nai Cave, Ao Nang, Mueang, Krabi
Phi Phi Viewpoints
The strenuous climb to the Phi Phi Viewpoint is a rewarding short hike. Follow the signs from the road heading east towards Ao Lo Dalam from the tourist village. The viewpoint is reached via a 300m vertical climb that includes hundreds of steep steps and narrow twisting paths. The views from the top are amazing - the marine park vistas stretch on forever in colours of aqua, emerald and jade.
Location: Phi Phi Don Island
Pha Samed Daeng Viewpoint
On the left o Ao Talu about 1 kilometer away taking 1 hour to walk, the route is cutting up the hill passing Pha Samed daeng Viewpoint that offers a view of Koh Ngai and Koh Lanta. In clear weather, the Trangs shoure can be seen too. After viewing the scenery, just walk across the hill ridge to Laem Thong.
Location: Ao Talu, North of Koh Rok Nok behind Koh Rok Beach, South of Koh Lanta, Krabi.
1,237 Steps to the Natural Beauty, 360 Degree above Khao Kaeo Peak
Tham Sua Temple of Krabi is widely known as a peaceful Dhamma practicing venue located not far from the town. Above it is the Khao Kaeo Peak, about 200 meters high, with a stairway of 1,237 steps leading to the peak, where the replica of the Lord Buddha's footprint, the Pagoda of the Holy Relic, and a huge Buddha image are prominently located. From here the most spectacular panoramic view of the area can be obtained at 360 degree all around, from the West with creases of hills in the wide Andaman Sea, down to the far South as Krabi Town, while in the North are the lofty Phanom Bencha Mountains, and the agricultural area to the East as far as the eyes can see. This is thus the 360 degree natural beauty that you cannot afford to miss, especially on a full moon night when the sun and the moon night when the sun and the moon are seen at the same time.
How to get there: From Krabi Town, use Highway No.4 heading towards Nuea Khlong district and turn left, Ratphatthana Road, going for about 2 kilometers further, making a total distance of 9 kilometers.
Best time to visit: All year round, but the best period is from November to May.
Best periok of the day: At sunset around 18.30 hrs. and a sunrise about 6.00 to 7.00 hrs.
Miracle mist over Krabi (Viewpoint Koa Ngon Nak)
Towering mountain located on the sea was rich with virgin forest land covering almost do not see the sun. This is a home stay and the food supply of wild birds. And wildlife, especially the masses gibbons loan sing every morning, cool with the way steeply through the forest as long as 4 miles take a walk almost 2 hours to be achieved balance Sung was first peak Ngon Nak Who knows. On top of the hill Ngon Nak this high, only 500 meters to the viewpoint great wonders await you on it and view the sunset panoramic from Aonang to Koh Hong Koh Yao stretch Ao Thalan and best of. beautiful Sunrise is when the sea and the mountain top Khao Phanom Benja Khao large and small balls are ordered. Cases of high and low amid the mist and sun Backpacks deep beauty forever.
How to get there: From Krabi, take Highway No. 4034 to Ban Nong Talay intersection turn left to the Royal Palace. Turn right to the end of the Trail will find the best viewpoint.
Best time to visit: Late November – May from 06.30 am. - 07.30 pm. during the evening around 06.00 pm. - 07.00 pm.
Phanom Bencha Mountain
It is 1,397 meters in height above average sea level which had thick forest on its highest peaks. At the top, you can view the beautiful landscape of Krabi town. The trail up to the view point composing with Evergreen forest covered with thick trees, if you would like to trek to the view point, contact directly with park official.
Activities: View, Trekking
Location: Khao Phanom Bencha National Park
Cave Man Window Viewpoint
Taking in the Fine Views through the Cavement's Windows at the Ghost Cliff of Karos
Cave Man Window Viewpoint
The miraculous perspective created by Nature is located at the mouth of the canal linked to the hillside canal of Karos mountains, rich in mangrove forest straddling the current winding around the cliff of the limestone mountains, making up cavities of different sizes and forms in the area. One can look out through the cavities like windows. The Karos mountains are filled with legends of prehistoric humans, with evidences as ancient color paintings at various places. One can thus imagine that the cavities once served as windows for those cavemen who once admired the beautiful views as well.
Location: Khao Karos, Ao Luek Noi, Ao Luek, Krabi 81110
Best time to visit: All year round, but the best period is November - May
Best period of the day: In the first half of the morning when a view can be obtained through the window channel with ambient light.