Khao Khanap Nam

Khao Khanap Nam

Regarded as the symbol of Krabi, Khao Khanap Nam are two mountains that are roughly 100 meters tall sit on both banks of Maenam Krabi River at the entrance to Krabi city. Prepare to be mesmerized by its amazing caves, adorned with stalactites and stalagmites. In addition to natural attractions, a large number of human skeletons have been found here and, as theory has it, there were people settling down in the area but were unfortunately cut off by a flood and finally vanished. For further trekking to Khao Khanap Nam, mangrove forests and Klang island, a fisherman village, a boat is available for rent 300 THB per trip.

A very popular place to visit in Krabi is Khao Khanap Nam, a couple of raged hills, the natural gateway to Krabi, stretching 100m out of the water. lnside Khao Khanap Nam are several magnificent caves with impressive clusters of stalactites and stalagmites. The only way to get there is by boat from the Chao Fah Bridge in Krabi.
These two hills, roughly 100 meters high, flank the Krabi River running between them to form a distinctive vista and the town's most prominent landmark.

To visit them, take a long-tail boat from Chao Fa Pier; travel time is just 15 minutes. From there take stairs leading up to caves with stalactites and stalagmites.   A large number of human skeletons have been found here. It is theorized that they and the remains of people who came and established a home at Kanab Nam, but were cut off by an inundation and quickly perished.

Details: There are no admission fees involved in a visit to Khao Khanap Nam, however, most people combine the trip with a visit to local mangrove forests and Koh Klang fishing village. To do this you can rent a boat for around 300 Baht per trip.

How to get there: It takes 15 minutes to reach Khao Khanap Nam’s twin peaks by long tail boat from Chao Fa Pier in Krabi.
It sits before the city and can be visited by long tail boat from Chao Fa Pier. Travel time is about 15 minutes. From the boat, one climbs a staircase to see caves with stalactites and stalagmites. A boat can be rented at 300 baht per trip to visit Khao Khanap Nam, mangrove forests and Ko Klang fishery village.

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