The amazing 4 island tour Krabi
Why not spend the day island hopping in a traditional long-tail boat around Krabi’s four hidden gems. Relax on the pristine white sandy beaches and top up your tans or swim among a colourful array of sea life and explore the coral, 4 Island tour Krabi is perfect for couples, families and solo travellers. if you are wondering where to stay in Krabi? There is plenty of sweet places to stay such as the Centara Grand Beach Resort & Villas Krabi. Anyway I am going to give you the full guide of the number 1 thing of what to do in Krabi. During the boat tour you will visit epic places such as the chicken island and Tup island. These are ome of the most awesome islands near Krabi.
The other tour option is to do the 7 island tour in Krabi which is a popular choice. You will get to see the amazing Railay Beach. This is one of the best beaches in Krabi. After you do this awesome tour, you should head over to the Phi Phi island to check out the breathtaking Maya bay beach and scenery!
Check out the Krabi hot springs and emerald pool
Krabi is a perfect location for doing things like the James Bond island tour and the Phi Phi tour from Krabi. Krabi is such a cool place to visit in Thailand. There is a mega atmosphere especially when the sun starts to drop. As the night sets in, the electric vibe comes alive.
But yeah Krabi is a cool place but I’m here to talk about the Krabi island tour package with you. We will go through all the islands on the Krabi package tour
4 Island Tour Krabi will pick you up from your hotel in Ao Nang between 8 – 8:30 and you should arrive back at your hotel around 4pm, so it is a full day out.
Krabi 7 island tour
You can also do the awesome 7 island tour in Krabi if you want to. this is another amazing tour that will take you around some epic islands in Thailand. you will also get to do some amazing snorkelling and swimming at the stunning islands.
What will the 7 island tour include?
- You will get food included. This be your dinner such as chicken and vegetables.
- Drinks will be included as well. This will be the usual fizzy drinks and water.
- Transportation will be included. They will pick you up from your hotel in Ao Nang or Krabi and also take you back to your hotel.
How much is the 7 island tour in Krabi?
The cost of the 7 island tour is (400 BHT) this will include pickup form your hotel, food and snorkelling gear. However, national park admission is not included in this price.
Book Ticket: 7 Island tour
Places visited on the 4 island Krabi tour
Okay so now we are going to run through all the islands visited on the Krabi tour package and a full Krabi tour package review;
1.Phra Nang Cave Beach
First stop Phra Nang Cave Beach, a scheduled tropical paradise located 15 minutes from West Railay. Phra Nang Cave Beach is surrounded by impressive limestone rock formations creating a picturesque backdrop, perfect for that insta gram shot. To witness breath taking views why not climb up to the huge cave at the south end of the beach. Yes it can be a strenuous steep climb and maybe not ideal in flip flips, but it’s certainly worth the effort.
You are given around 1 hour to explore the 450 metre stretch of beach, hike up the mountain, cool of in the crystal clear waters or simply take in the stunning environment. Your time keeping might come in handy here as you don’t want to be left stranded on the island!
If you’re staying in Krabi, you need to visit the Krabi town night market
2.Koh Poda Island
Koh Poda Island was by far my favourite and not just because dinner was served! Koh Poda Island is a picture postcard destination with white power sandy and shallow crystal clear waters.
For dinner we were served thia green chicken curry with rice and noodles, not 5* al care, but it filled the spot. The best part was being able to find a shady spot of the beach and listen to the lapping of the gentle waves whilst we digged in. There’s also a small shop on Koh Poda Island selling snacks and drinks if dinner doesn’t float your boat. Your captain will give you around 1 hour before having to head to the next destination Chicken Island. I really didn’t want to leave!
Check out the Phi Phi overnight stay
Next up, Chicken Island, instantly recognisable by a large rock formation that resembles a chickens head! Your boat doesn’t actually stop on the island but is perfect place to try your hand at snorkelling.
The captain will anchor the boat 15 metres from the shoreline and will give you 30 minutes to explore the reef. I would recommend taking an underwater go pro to capture the moment to create memories for life.
Tup Island is the final destination on Krabi’s 4 Island Tour and it didn’t disappoint. Chicken Island and Tup Island are connected by a sand bank and at low time you can actually walk between the two, pretty cool if you ask me! Walk out into the shallows waters and you’ll be surrounded by colourful fish. Tup Island is quite small and there’s not much shade which I presume is the reason why the captain only gives you 30 minutes to walk around.
After a 30 minute boat ride back to the mainland you’ll hop back into the transfer buses and head back to your hotel to relax after a busy day of sightseeing.
The epic Railay beach Krabi
One of my best beaches in Thailand is the stunning Railay Beach. This amazing beach is the meaning of paradise.
The beach is stunning and the hotels on Railay Beach are perfect. You will visit this amazing beach if you do the Krabi 7 island tour.
How to book the Krabi 4 island tour?
You will find a few locals selling tickets for the 4 island tour. The price will usually change depending on the season in Thailand.
For an easy option you can book online with TripAdvisor. You will have your tickets guarenteed and you you will be guaranteed a fun and safe trip on the this epic Krabi tour.
The best part is you will the 4 island tour by a traddiotnal long-tail-boat. Fun and traditional.
Book tickets: Krabi 4 island tour by traditional-long-tail boat.
What’s included on the 4 island tour Krabi?
- Snorkelling equipment
- Life jacket
- Bottled water
- Professional English speaking guide
- Entrance fee onto the islands in Krabi
- Transfer to and from Hotel in Krabi, Ao Nang
What to take on the 4 island Krabi tour?
- Sun cream
- Water shoes
- Underwater camera
- Extra snacks and water
- Money to pay National Park Admission of 400Baht before starting the Krabi tour package
Other things to do in Krabi
Rock Climbing Railay Beach
Try your hand at rock climbing on Railay Beach, whether you’re a beginner or expert there’s something for everyone. We choose the half day private session for two people, which included equipment hire, an experienced English speaking guide and insurance. It’s physically challenging, but the guide helps you every step of the way and made me feel confident to reach the top, where I got to witness incredible views overlooking Railay Beach.
Railay Beach rock climbing Price = Half day: 1200Baht Full day:2000Baht
Location = Between Railay East and Railay West on walking street, across from Skunk House Bar
Watch a Muay Thai Fight
Muay Thai is Thailand national sport, so why not visit Ao Nang boxing stadium on a Tuesday or Friday night and watch a traditional Muay Thai fight in Krabi. This is one of the most popular things to do in Krabi aswell as the 4 island tour Krabi. Matches are all about spectacle: a complex dance ceremony is performed before each fight to pay respect to the combatants’ teachers and to the guardian spirit of Thai boxing. The atmosphere is electric with the stadium quickly filling with both locals and tourists. The main concession to tourism is the eye-watering price tag, tickets for foreigners cost 1200 – 1500 baht, but for this you will see up to 9 fights ringside, a price worth aying in my eyes!
Muay Thai Krabi Price = 1200-1500 Baht
Location = Ao Nang Boxing Stadium, 100 soi nopparat 13 Aonang Mung, Krabi
Get a Thai Massage in krabi
Ao Nang offers some of the best Spa and treatments in Krabi in the whole of Thailand, with prices varying massive. You can find massage parlours anywhere in Ao Nang from hotels, to beaches, to shops of the street. We choose to have a full body massage at Boossabakorn Spa and Beauty due to its affordability, friendly staff and decorative and comfortable interior.
Thai massage in Krabi Price = 800 Baht for 1 hour
Location = 132/35 Moo 2,Ao Nang, Krabi Town
Day trip to Railay Beach Krabi
Railay Beach in Krabi has been voted one of the beach beaches in the world so it’s definitely one to tick off the bucket list. Railay Beach is only accessible by boat, which run all day long and only take 15 minutes. Prices of these vary depending on what time of day you go but you should pay around 100 Baht. Railay beach was one of my favourite destinations in Krabi, the beach is wide and surrounded by huge limestone cliffs that add to a tropical feel.
Railay beach in Krabi Price = 100 Baht per person each way (varies depending on season and time of day)
Location = Railay Beach, Krabi
Best places to stay in Krabi, Ao Nang
so where to stay in Krabi? is a common question among travellers and those of you on holiday. It certainly was for us. But don’t worry I’ve got you covered. Here are the best hotels in Krabi (see 5 star hotels Krabi) and your complete guide of where to stay in Krabi;
- Centara Grand Beach Resort & Villas Krabi – Hidden away in secluded Pai Plong Bay and a luxuriant national park, this beachfront resort is a tropical paradise. This epic hotel in Krabi has big rooms and private villas. You have the option of a garden or ocean views. The Centara Grand beach resort & villas Krabi offer sweet pools and dining areas. Also, there is complimentary water sports, kayaking, sailing, paddle boarding , 2 swimming pools, 2 kids clubs. This really is a top hotel in Krabi.
- Dusit Krabi – Still looking where to stay in Krabi? This epic hotel in Krabi is located on a peaceful and stunning white sandy beach. You have a full range of activities and excursions we are the ideal choice for families and couples. Be as active or as relaxed as you like. There is things for you to try like kayaking, snorkeling,rock climbing, diving or enjoying a top place to stay in Krabi in a hammock.
Overall I would recommend anyone to experience Krabi 4 Island Tour Krabi. The Krabi tour package is very cheap for the experience you will get. I would go as far to say it is better than the James Bond Island tour from Krabi.
Before heading to Krabi I did some research and came across I few articles suggesting 4 Island Tour Krabi has become overrun with tourists. Well yes, you’re not going to get the islands to yourself, but this doesn’t mean the there no longer beautiful. The captain took us to the islands using a different route to other tour companies to try and minimise the number of people on one island at a time. For 1000Baht you can’t complain at the price and you’re paying for what you get!
After here you can travel from Krabi to Ko Phi Phi or Krabi to Phuket.
Check out the Phi Phi private boat tour
Where to next?
If you’re travelling you will most likely be visiting the awesome Koh Lanta next. Check out this guide on how to get from Ao Nang to Koh Lanta guide easily.
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