How to get around in Krabi
How to get around, Published on 20 August 2015, Thursday
is situated on the riverside of Krabi River where the river goes into
Phang Nga bay. Krabi town, a small port land with population less
than 60,000, is the capital of Krabi province with most of the
governing offices located in the capital. The economy of the place
mostly depends on tourism. The rich natural resources and picturesque
views attract thousands of tourists around the year. There are a
number of famous national parks situated in Krabi. Tourists visit
Krabi to get mainly the fun of beach activities. Sailing, kayaking,
bird watching, beach games, and many other sea adventures are a part
of the famous Krabi tourism. Krabi is full of coral fringed islands,
national parts and high rising rocks.
international airport is located 15Kms from the city centre. Domestic
and International flights ply from the airport regularly. Several
Asian countries, including India and China are linked with the city
through airways. Krabi
airport taxis and
airport transfers in
the main parts of the city have eased traveling in Krabi.
types of public and private vehicles are available in the city and
adjoining places for getting
Depending on the expenses and urgency a tourist can choose a right
taxis are available in abundance almost everywhere in Krabi, and
it’s the most famous Krabi
option. Drivers are well accustomed to the tourist spots, and most
can communicate in English. The most positive aspect of Motor Cycle
taxi is that it can reach almost anywhere in the least possible
time. There are also three-wheeler motorcycles called “tuk-tuk”,
which can easily be driven through beach areas.
car and motorcycle rental: In Krabi, private car rental and
motorcycles are always available. Many tourists, who come to the
city for a short tour, rent Krabi
airport taxis for
the entire trip. Apart from this, several private agencies and
hotels or guesthouses provide private cars and motorcycles on rent
and travel in the city.
is also possible in a Songthaew. This is also called baht bus.
Sonhthaew is a modified form of pick-up truck. It takes a few
passengers together like shared taxis. This mode of transport is
best for travelers who come in groups. Songthaew stop is found at
Maharaj Soi 7. There are different types of Songthaews commuting to
different parts of the city and adjoining areas. For the convenience
of tourists, the vehicles are differently colored. The blue- colored
Songthaews with white, yellow and red strips are available for Krabi
The white-colored Songthaews go to Ao Nang, while the blue-colored
Songthaews ply to and from bus stations.
Taxis: This is rather an expensive mode of transportation meant for
more comfortable commuting in Krabi. Limousine taxis are available
at the airport, from where these can directly be taken on rent the
entire the day.
Bangkok and many other famous cities of intense tourism importance,
is on the to-do list of the concerned authorities. Once implemented,
Krabi Transport system
integrated and smooth. As a whole, travelers have many options in
hand for a smooth-sailing visit to this picturesque place in