You have decided to go to Thailand, and you don’t know what resort to choose. Before you there was a question «What is better Krabi or Phuket?». Many travelers meet this difficulty. Each place deserves your attention, the southern part of the country is one of the most beautiful thanks to rich natural potential. Having chosen one resort, surely visit another, they are nearby from each other!
What to see in Phuket?
What to do in Phuket?
What to see in Krabi?
What to do in Krabi?
Phuket is the fantastic Thai island mislaid in the Andaman Sea, surrounded with mountains and rainforests. The resort enjoys wide popularity among tourists. Not surprisingly! There are so much cultural, religious and historical significant places, picturesque landscapes unlike at each other of beaches, entertainments and actions. The coast of Phuket attracts with beaches of improbable beauty.
What to see in Phuket?
First of all it is necessary to visit Buddhist temples which visit will impress everyone with the power and architecture. It is recommended to go to the big and grandiose temple of Wat Chalong, to look at a huge statue of the lying Buddha, Temples on Karon and Kammala, the mosque in Patong and Bangtao.
Studying of national park Khao Sok will become interesting. Be bought on the most picturesque beaches — Nai Harn, Karon, Bang Tao and Kata. Have a rest to Spa and a detox centers and also enjoy local hot springs.
Rent the boat or kayaks for the review of the island of James Bond in the Phang Nga Bay park where you will admire unusual grottoes and caves, tropical vegetation and the purest azure water and also you will find the tunnels conducting in the hidden lagoons.
Don’t disregard observation decks from where wonderful views of the island and high sea open. Among them the statue Big Buddha, Karon, the Rank Hill, «Windmill», the Phromthep Cape enjoys wide popularity.
Having a rest with children, make an excursion to the Kingdom of tigers, the Park of Birds, Cat’s cafe, the Dolphinarium Mutely. Each child will like the museum 3D of pictures and optical illusions, a garden of orchids, the museum of sea shells and Mountain of monkeys. Make walks on Sarasin Bridge, the Sirikit park where the gold dragon is established, to the Royal Park of the Rama IX where it is possible to feed small fishes in a pond and also the Saphan Hin Park in whose center there is the Chinese temple.
Fans «Something unusual» will be attracted by the boxing fights or musical sexual representations charging with positive emotions. You can taste exotic fruit, walk on a ceiling in the turned house or even to drag for a tail of a crocodile.
What to do in Phuket?
You can to visit an aquarium on the cape Panwa with a great number of unusual tiny fishes where tell the interesting facts about flora and fauna of the underwater world. Visit will unambiguously please younger generation.
You can to see with own eyes the entertaining show Imagination is the grandiose performance constructed on the Thai myths. Actors and the trained animals take part in him.
You can to make a visit to a zoo on Soi Palai where daily there takes place the interesting circus show with participation of elephants, crocodiles and monkeys.
You can to look at the farm of butterflies numbering more than one hundred species of these beautiful insects. This romantic place where the love reigns. Visit of the Botanical garden will become also interesting.
You can to play minigolf «the Park of Dinosaurs» — the remarkable place for family rest where you can learn to play even small. Between the holes are placed realistic figures of prehistoric animals and an erupting volcano.
You can to go to aquapark on the beach Mai Kao with a set of thematic water entertainments, each of which personifies continents of our planet.
You can to try the safaris on elephants on the untouched jungle of Phuket including visit of beautiful falls (Bang Pe) where animals bathe and arrange the dramatized representations.
You can to go to the village of sea gypsies where the best market of seafood and 2 improbable observation decks is located.
You can to make «Polet Hanumana». It is the fascinating and safe attraction giving an opportunity to do some flying over the jungle. Receive the dose of adrenaline!
You can to visit on a snake farm where you can see the breathtaking show with snakes, take a picture with a python and buy snake venom medicines and leather souvenirs (belts, purses, wallets).
To answer the question «What are better Phuket or Krabi?», it should be taken into account advantages of the Thai province of Krabi. She attracts travelers from around the world with a set of interesting sights and entertainments. Here you will note for yourself the mass of advantages – the magnificent nature with big falls and emerald lakes, reserves and Buddhist temples, picturesque islands and powerful rocks.
What to see in Krabi?
Coming to the province of Krabi, surely visit the small peninsula of Railay well-known for snow-white beaches (Pranang, East and Western Railay, Ton Sai), the caves and lagoons hidden in rocks. Here you can enjoy the ethnic cuisine in local cafes and restaurants, to walk on shops.
Beautiful islands of Phi Phi are compared with the paradise of Maldives. They have received the popularity after a release of the movie «Island» with L. Dikaprio and it isn’t vain! The local nature deserves attention. Float by the boat among high rocks on picturesque lagoons and sunbathe on the beach in a bay Maya Bay. You can swim in the purest blue water and be engaged in snorkeling.
Many vacationers remembers tiger Caves with the operating Buddhist temple. At rock top where conduct more than 1,2 thousand steps, there is a print of a leg of Buddha. In the national reserve Khao Pra Bang Khram it is worth seeing on the Blue lagoon, Khlong Thom Hot Waterfall and Crystal lake.
You need to pay special attention to the Emerald lake rich with different mineral salts. Water comes to him from hot springs.
Walk on ancient small streets of Krabi Town, reach a sculpture of the Crab, the temple Wat Kaew Korawaram, cemeteries of conchs. Among remarkable islands with cozy beaches and comfortable conditions It should be noted Koh Lanta, Koh Jum, Koh Klang.
What to do in Krabi?
Rock-climbing on Rocks Railay from the tops of which unique views are discovered. There are special schools where they teach beginners the art of climbing and the use of equipment.
Diving surrounded by abundant marine fauna. Near the islands of Hin Daeng, Hin Muang and Koh Lanta, divers are studying underwater caves. Here you will see violet corals, flocks of whale sharks, tunas, pikes and Manta birostris.
You can to swim for a while on kayaks along the unusual coast of JSC Thalane, Bor Thor and To Hong with the hidden bays and islands, lagoons and caves. Here you will see as mango grows, you will meet monkeys, birds rhinoceroses and white herons. It is also possible to be engaged in rafting.
You can to do a bit of traveling on elephants through rubber plantations, with visit of a plantation of pineapples and the fishing village.
You can to enjoy 2-hour Thai massage which will improve health and a posture develops flexibility of a body, increases cerebration. The seance takes place in bamboo huts or spa salons. Enjoy massage in an open arbor on the beach under sounds of a sea surf.
You can to make shopping in big shopping centers and in the markets. As a souvenir it is possible to buy jewelry, silk clothes, bamboo, wooden, paper, pottery and also fake hand-made from a shell, reed, coconut.
You can to walk on national park Khao Phanom Bencha where bears, leopards and other predators are found. The place is well-known for the rainforest and beautiful waterfalls.
You can to learn to cook national dishes. Experts on special courses will teach you to cook soup Tom yum or salad from a green papaya. You will be helped to understand in a variety of the Thai spices and sauces and also you will try the masterpiece.
You can to bathe in hot springs – salty and fresh, with hot and warm water. After receiving a relax the excellent mood and health is guaranteed to you.
You can to pass the Trail on the Dragon Crest. Having reached mountain top, to you the improbable panorama on the coast of the Andaman Sea will open.
If you think where to go to Krabi or Phuket, then you won’t find definite answer. There is so much interesting that not to count everything!
You can to meet the sunrises and watch the sunset, eat deliciously and enjoy a pleasant climate, dine on yachts, go to the cinema, play billiards and bowling, do shopping, rafting, yachting, ride horses, water skiing and surfing, visit different workshops, sports, go to discos, play beach volleyball, make motor-tours across vicinities, try parasailing and flyboarding. The choice is yours!