HomePeople and PlacesGeneral interestluk thung thailand




luk thung thailand
luk thung thailandluk thung thailand
luk thung thailand

Tour Krabi for a relaxing holiday

Located roughly 800 kilometers south of Bangkok and 65 kilometers northeast of Phuket, Krabi is one of the Thailand’s most enchanting destinations. Sprawling over an area of about 4705 square kilometers, Krabi is a province, placed on the Strait of Malacca, and is bordered by Surathani and Phang Nga to the north, the Andaman Sea to the south and the west, and Nakorn Si Thammarat and Trang provinces to the east.

With its unbeatable natural scenery, mysterious caves, lush green forested hills, rubber and palm plantations, unspoilt beaches, and well-organized infrastructure system, Krabi has now become one of the most sought after destinations in the world.

Many of the visitors, especially the Scandivians, touring Thailand spend majority of their times in Krabi. During the winter as well as Christmas, many westerners including Europeans flock here to escape from the extremely cold climate of their home country, since Krabi maintains its mild sunny weather even during the coldest months.

Krabi boasts of some of the best beaches in Thailand. No matter you want to relax, or to engage in a number of fun-filled as well as adventure activities, or just to take a stroll to savor the incredibility of the surroundings, Krabi’s beaches render all that a visitor would really want to have.

Most popular among the beaches in the destination are Ao Nang Beach, which is a paradise for enjoying such water sport activities as scuba diving, trekking, and kayaking; Railay Beach, which serves as an excellent spot for wannabee rock climbers.

Pra Nang Beach, which is a great destination for snorkeling and canoeing; Klong Muang Beach – a perfect destination to take a moonlight stroll as well as to enjoy excellent dining; and Nopparat Thara Beach, a scenic beach fringed with casuarina trees, which is popular among picnickers. In deed, with these incredible beaches, Krabi is a mecca of water sport activities. Apart from these, Krabi is home to more than 200 islands, Phi Phi Don Island, Phi Phi Lay Island, Koh Taleng Beng, Koh Lanta Yai, and Mu Koh Hah being the prominent.

However, attractions in Krabi are not just restricted to its beaches and islands. But, before discussing about other attractions in the region, it is important that you should have clear idea on each district of the region. The province of Krabi is made up of eight amphoes or districts including Amphoe Mueang, Khao Phanom, Ko Lanta, Nuea Khlong, Ao Luk, Lam Thap, Khlong Thom, and Plai Phraya, each of which comes with an array of sights.

Amphoe Mueang is home to such incredible attractions as Khao Khanap Nam, 100 meters high hill that rise from the water; Tham Sua, otherwise known as Tiger Cave; Tham Sadet, which is a gorgeous cave with unique stalagmites and stalactites; and Fossil Shell Beach.

Most popular among the attractions in Amphoe Khao Phanom is Kho Phanom Bencha National Park, occupying an area of about 50 square kilometers and covering some regions of Amphoe Ao Luk, Amphoe Khao Phanom, and Amphoe Muang. Some of the highlights of the park are Namtok Huai To, Namtok Huai Sa-de, and Namtok Khlong Haeng.

Perhaps the first attraction that comes into your mind when you hear about Amphoe Ko Lanta is Mu Ko Lanta National Park, which consists of several islands. Ko Lanta Yai is the park’s main island. Included in the attractions of Amphoe Ao Luk is Than Bokkhorani National Park, which is about 45 kilometers from the downtown Krabi. Few among the attractions in Amphoe Khlong Thorn are Wat Khlong Thorn Museum, Namtok Hin Phoeng, Thung Teao, and Namtok Ron.

Beach in Koh Lanta, Thailand.

Beach in Koh Lanta, Thailand.

Koh Lanta sunset - photograph by Phil Weaver

Koh Lanta sunset - photograph by Phil Weaver

In short, no matter you are a history buff, spiritual traveler, sightseer, or adventure lover, Krabi has something for everyone. Understanding the tremendous increase in the number of travelers year after year, a large number of accommodation options have been developed here, of which many of them are five star and three star facilities.

An array of options is also available for budget conscious travelers. Just browse through the internet and you can easily find a number of choices, from which you select an option according to your taste and budget. Many of the hotels provide facilities to make bookings online. All you have to do is to inform them your likes and preferences, and rest they will take care.

Wolfgang Jaegel
The Accor Hotels offer the chance to fulfill that ultimate holiday experience at one of our fantastic Asian based hotels, as well as the chance to win our grand prize, an all inclusive trip for 2 to Paris.

MV Pun Dao Hai Pan Din – Dao Rung Lukthung Thailand

gridchy — November 30, 2007 — MV Dao Rung Lukthung Thailand
























Men's Taurus keywords shirt Zodiac Signs unique by NQTEE 2XL Black


Men’s Taurus keywords shirt Zodiac Signs unique by NQTEE 2XL Black


$19.99


Click The brand name above the shirt’s title to see more kind of this shirt….

Men's Sagittarius keywords shirt Bow man unique by NQTEE Large Black


Men’s Sagittarius keywords shirt Bow man unique by NQTEE Large Black


$19.99









Rubbermaid Commercial Oven Thermometer, Stainless Steel, FGTH0550


Rubbermaid Commercial Oven Thermometer, Stainless Steel, FGTH0550


$5.99


Rubbermaid Commercial Stainless Steel Oven Thermometer displays true oven temperature to help ensure safe and correct food preparation. The thermometer is made of stainless steel. It is NSF-approved and its large, easy-to-read dial shows clearly marked temperatures, perfect for professional and home kitchens. It hangs or stands for easy installation and has a lens that will not shatter. Reads bot…

Lodge L9OG3 Pre-Seasoned Cast-Iron Round Griddle, 10.5-inch


Lodge L9OG3 Pre-Seasoned Cast-Iron Round Griddle, 10.5-inch


$13.25


The Lodge Cast Iron 10.5-inch Griddle is a multi-functional cookware that works wonders with all your favorite foods. This griddle is essential for big breakfasts, tortillas, quesadillas, roasted vegetables and grilled sandwiches. Cast iron loves a campfire, a stovetop, or an oven, and can slow-cook foods without scorching. It retains heat well so you can sear meat at higher temperatures and will …

Full Stainless Steel Professional Watermelon Slicer Corer by Sonder Kitchen (Silver)


Full Stainless Steel Professional Watermelon Slicer Corer by Sonder Kitchen (Silver)


$8.70


Sonder Kitchen is dedicated to bringing customers quality, and affordable kitchen gadgets. We are happy to announce our latest arrival of the watermelon/fruit slicer. This is a must-have kitchen gadget. Perfect gift for households and family gatherings! This handy tool will revitalize your love for fruits, especially watermelon. With this slicer, you can easily cut and serve watermelon right out o…

Keywords: A Vocabulary of Culture and Society


Keywords: A Vocabulary of Culture and Society


$15.55


First published in 1976, Raymond Williams’ highly acclaimed Keywords: A Vocabulary of Culture and Society is a collection of lively essays on words that are critical to understanding the modern world. In these essays, Williams, a renowned cultural critic, demonstrates how these key words take on new meanings and how these changes reflect the political bent and values of our past and current societ…

Reblog this post [with Zemanta]

About Garnet Barcelo

I am a Canadian retiree, married to an Isaan (Thailand) lady whom I met in Udon Thani City in January 2003. We married in late May 2005. And she has been with me here in Canada since May 2006. Her two sons joined us in September 2008. Ever since that first visit to Thailand in 2003, my dream has been to somehow spend most of my retired life over there with her, but the financial reality of my retired life is not making that possible. It will take a miracle to get this dream to come true.


Comments

luk thung thailand — No Comments

Leave a Reply

%d bloggers like this: