Reasons To Visit Krabi
Krabi is one of the more popular coastal resorts in Thailand known for its stunning natural terrain, relaxing atmosphere and historic landmarks. The most famous sight is the Khao Kanab Nam rocks which you will need a boat to access, or you can visit one of the nearby beaches and spend a day paddling in the ocean. Those with a love of heritage will find many interesting landmarks in the region including the famous Tiger Temple, although be advised that getting to the top involves over 1,000 steps so make sure you are ready for a challenge. In Krabi there are also many beautiful national parks in the region within touching distance, so outdoor lovers will find many exciting adventures to go on.
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Arriving In Krabi
Krabi International Airport is the primary international airport serving Krabi located just 7 km away from the town. Comprised of a single terminal complex, the airport offers a decent range of services and facilities to keep travelers happy. Although the airport handles a variety of flights from around the world, there are currently no airlines providing direct flights from anywhere in the UAE. However, if you are looking to book flights from the UAE to Krabi you can conveniently make the journey with only one stopover as the airport has plenty of connections.
Inside the airport there are a number of places to eat and drink whether it’s a restaurant or fast food you are after, while there are also plenty of shops available to pick up some last-minute travel basics. When your flight has touched down at the airport there are a few ways to travel to your destination. Those on a budget may prefer to catch the airport bus which runs into central Krabi, or you can arrange for a prepaid taxi or shared taxi to get where you need to go. At Krabi International Airport there are a few international car rental companies available on site, so those looking for their own car can rent one immediately upon landing.
Krabi Travel Information
Where to stay: Ratings and booking information for the best hotels in Krabi for every budget
As a UAE national traveling to Thailand you are able to enter the country for up to 30 days without a visa. In Krabi the weather is warm throughout the year, with the hottest time coming between February and May which sees average highs of around 34 degrees. Be advised that it rains fairly frequently between May and November so make sure you bring waterproof clothing with you.
* This information is correct as of February 2018
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