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Klong Talen Canoe Trip

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A visit to Krabi Klong Talen's 'Mangrove Maze' that includes rock gardens, limestone canyon and semi-Hong's that is packed with mangrove and wildlife entails exciting opportunities for canoeing. So sit atop a kayak and paddle yourself exploring the Krabi Island. The Krabi Klong canoe trip takes the tourists inside the tidal caves and hongs, which seems to be a fairyland with caves and grottoes. There is a 500 foot long channel beneath the rocks of the mountains. Glistening stalactites and stalagmites in the caves are also found in this part of Krabi.

A Krabi Klong canoe day trip costs 1,700 Baht for adults and 850 Baht for children in the age group of 4 to 12 years. This includes: a round trip transfer by boat or canoe; a round trip transfer from the hotel; a day trip insurance; an experienced guide as an escort; life jacket; lunch, snacks, drinking water, beverages and soft drinks; Entrance fee for the Caves and the Marine National Park.

Tour itinerary of the Krabi Klong Canoe

There is a facility of pick-up by a taxi or mini-bus from the hotel at around 8.30 - 8.45 am. Arrival at Talen pier in Krabi, take a short break and training session of Kayak at 9 am. At 9.30 am, tourists start paddling through the 500 feet high channel and enjoy the thrills of spotting monkeys, eagles, lizards and variety of flora along the way. At 12.00 noon, it is time for lunch and relaxation. At about 13:00 hour tourists again begin paddling in the waters and exploring the rich mangrove and wildlife species that Krabi offers to the visitor. Around 15.30 hour, tourists will return to Pier and move towards 'Ta Pom'. 16:00 hour, is the time for arriving at 'Ta Pom' and swim in the fresh water stream or unwind in the verdant green nature path. Departure time from 'Ta Pom' is 16.30 hour. The Krabi Klong canoe day trip ends at 17.00 pm followed by a drop-off at the hotel. The menu for lunch includes chicken soup with coconut milk, fried chicken, fried fish accompanied with sweet and sour sauce, yellow spice, mixed vegetable, fried rice and plain rice. There is a menu that caters to both vegetarians and non-fish eaters as well. A traveler must give prior information for the Krabi Klong canoe day trip.

If you are going for the Krabi Klong Canoe Trip, remember to carry your T-shirts, shorts, swimwear, towels, camera and sunscreen to avoid sunburn, a hat and sunglasses.

Last Updated: 20 Feb 2008