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Getting to Koh Lanta Yai Island from Krabi

Krabi Transport | Getting to Koh Lanta

A must visit for all overseas visitors visiting the country of Thailand is the island of Koh Lanta Yai Island. Spreading across a stretch of 30 kilometers from the north to south direction, the Koh Lanta Yai Island in Krabi is the perfect holiday retreat. Unspoiled even after rapid development, the Koh Lanta Yai Island retains its natural splendor and that is the main highlight of the place. What draws tourists in large numbers to the Koh Lanta Yai Island in Krabi is the convenience of reaching the place. Getting to Koh Lanta Yai Island from Krabi is easiest and cost effective. Options for either hiring a boat or getting a minivan is open to the visitors for getting to Koh Lanta Yai Island from Krabi. However, the choice of transfers for getting to Koh Lanta Yai Island from Krabi depends much upon the weather and the seasons.

For getting to Koh Lanta Yai Island from Krabi during the months of November to April, tourists can enjoy a ride on the chartered boats from the Klong Chi Lard Pier. This pier is a new one as the old one Chao-Fa Pier in Krabi Town, is no longer in use. For getting to Koh Lanta Yai Island from Krabi during these months, boats are available twice daily from the new pier, which is located at a distance of 5 kilometers from the Krabi town. The arrival is at Saladan, which is located on the northern part of the Koh Lanta Yai Island. Time taken for getting to Koh Lanta Yai Island from Krabi is usually 2 hours. Free transport services to the respective resorts are available from Saladan.

However, if you are visiting Koh Lanta Yai Island during the months of May till October, then the only way of getting to Koh Lanta Yai Island from Krabi is by hiring a minivan. The sea conditions being rough this monsoon time, a boat ride is not advisable for getting to Koh Lanta Yai Island from Krabi. The minivans can be booked from the respective booking station which is situated inside a tour office. The tour office is placed nearby the Vogue Department Store which is situated in the bustling downtown Krabi area.


Last Updated: 05 Mar 2008


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