SONGKRAN FESTIVAL (Month of April) As the most important date in the Thai calendar, the Thai New Year or Songkran is celebrated nationwide though various exciting events.
Get ready to be wet during this season, as splashing water is the norm throughout (better to bring your own water gun too)!
Railay has numerous multi-pitch areas most of which start from the beach itself. In addition, deep water soloing is popular on the numerous nearby rocky islands accessible by long-tail boat.
Since 1999 the town has been served by the international Krabi Airport.
At the start of the Rattanakosin or Bangkok period in the late eighteenth century, when the capital was finally settled at Bangkok, an elephant kraal was established in Krabi by order of Chao Phraya Nakorn (Noi), the governor of Nakhon Si Thammarat, which was by then a part of the Thai Kingdom.
He sent his vizier, the Phra Palad, to oversee this task, which was to ensure a regular supply of elephants for the larger town.
FRUIT DAY IN CHANTABURI (May-June) This event is a series of sales fairs organized by community housewives and One Tumbon One Product (OTOP), featuring a fruit-decorated floats on parade, best fruit products showcase and modified fruit product contest.
HUA HIN JAZZ FESTIVAL (Month of June) You can relax and enjoy breezy waves of the sound at the Hua Hin Jazz Festival which features both renowned Thai and International Jazz musicians, familiar all-time favorite and contemporary works.
There are several rock climbing schools at Railay Beach.
The rock is limestone and has characteristic pockets, overhangs and faces.
You can head on over to any of their renowned beaches—mainly Pattaya and Phuket, or go up north to Chiang Mai to usher in the New Year with an official countdown.
Bangkok also offers a load of parties that will definitely ensure that you start the New Year right with a bang!
The islands are best visited during the drier months of October through April.