From archaeological discoveries, it is believed that Krabi was one of the oldest communities in Thailand dating back to the prehistoric period.it has many cliffs and caves where ancient colour paintings, stone tools, beads, pottery, and skeletal remains have been found. It is believed that Krabi has been home to Homosapiens since the period 25,000- 35,000 B.C. It is believed that this town may have taken its name after the meaning of “Krabi”, which means "sword" during 1872 by King Rama V. This may have stemmed from a legend that an ancient sword was unearthed prior to the city’s founding. Nowadays, Krabi is one of the major travel destinations to visit Thailand because of the peaceful beaches and geography scenery which you couldn't find anywhere else beside Krabi by highlands and plains on the mainland, and 130 big and small islands in the Andaman Sea make Krabi a perfect place for recreation.
Things to do in Krabi
Krabi's limestone hills contain many caves, it’s no surprise that Krabi is one destination for hiking and rock climbing. With the massive limestone karsts, it impresses many travellers to visit Krabi and try rock climbing. Furthermore, there are many beautiful beaches that can only be accessed by boat, such that their coastal villages are far less urbanised and more laid back. For example, the famous Phi Phi Islands has never lessened in its amazing which includes beaches, limestone sea cliffs and "Lanta islands" which lies to the South of Krabi Town includes stretches of mangrove with breaks of coral rimmed beaches with rugged hills caused in the exotic forest. There is little development on Lanta Islands. "Ao Nang" and "Rai Lay Bay" are uniquely beautiful by their nice sand beaches and lime-stone steep-sided mountains and cliffs that attract rock climbers from around the world. Other Islands and shore beaches are never the same in their beauty. Krabi is the perfect place for travellers who are seeking a peaceful vacation for a honeymoon trip, family trip or stress relief vacation.