We reached Krabi around 2:00 PM. Booked a shared van by paying 150 Baht. It will be wise to book shared van as the cab will cost you 300 Baht. The van dropped us at our Hotel "Ban Sai Nai Resort". After a quick shower,we had our lunch near the beautiful swimming pool. Spend some time exploring the resort.Before the Dinner we talked with the front desk of the hotel and booked Phi Phi island tour.
Day 1 : Phi Phi island tour by speedboat
8:00 AM - 8:45 AM
The tour operators pick up the guests from hotels in Krabi and Ao Nang beach. Depending upon booking they will stop at 3-4 hotels and pick up tourists and bring them to a private pier at Ao Nang. Based on traffic and weather you may need to wait for an hour or so for your trip at pier.
10:00 AM – 12:30 PM
You will be tagged with a colorful hand band for your trip.
Get on a speed boat for Phi Phi Leh, sightseeing at Viking Cave and "Pileh lagoon".
Stop at "Loh samah Bay" for snorkeling & swimming.
Heading to Maya Bay, "The Beach" movie was filmed here.
After Maya Bay we went to Monkey Bay. Don't touch them or feed them.
Have buffet lunch (part of the package) on Phi -Phi Don Island & spend free time at leisure.
3:30 PM – 4:30 PM
After lunch continue to snorkeling near the Maya Bay. It is an open sea snorkeling area.
By the end of the tour we stopped at Bamboo Island and spend the time for swimming, relaxing and sun bathing.
Back to the pier and transfer you back to your hotel in Krabi.
Day 2 : Krabi jungle tour with Elephant + Hot spring + Emerald pool + Tiger temple
8:30 AM Pick up from your hotel by van. So go for early breakfast.
9:15 AM Depart to Elephant trekking for a Elephant ride in a small jungle which ends with "baby elephant show".
11:00 AM Depart for "Hot Spring Waterfall". A small walk to get refreshed and relaxed with the natural spa at "Hot Spring Waterfall" which is good for your health.
1:00 PM Arrive at Emerald Pool.The local restaurant near the pool we had lunch which was part of the tour package.
After Lunch take a jungle trekking to the emerald pool(about a km).
Enjoy swimming at the natural "Emerald Pool".
"Tiger Cave Temple" must visit Buddhist temple in Krabi. Visit here for sightseeing, take some photos. You can climb 1237 stairs to reach the top to have a breath taking 360 degree view of Krabi. You will find many monkeys on your way to the top.The temple is said to be 1000 year old.
Day 3 : 4 Island Tour
8:30 AM-9:00 AM Pick up from your hotel by van.
9:45AM Arrive at the same pier and wait for your turn. You will be tagged with different colour band.
10:00 AM Island tour starts. They will cover Phra Nang Cave, Tup Island, Chicken Island and Poda Island.
The sequence depends on weather and tide pattern.
Day 4: It is time to say Good Bye to Krabi. Booked a shared van from the Hotel to Airport. We left Krabi with lots of wonderful memories to cherish.
Sunscreen is must.
Waterproof bag and waterproof mobile cover will be helpful.
You can carry some cash for your island trips as may be required for permits if not included in your package.