Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Top Festivals in Krabi Province of Thailand

In many ways, the popularity of top destinations like Pattaya and Bangkok has overshadowed the beauty of numerous other places in Thailand including the province of Krabi. However, in terms of traditional festivals observed round the year, this part of Thailand is unlike any other. Here are the top picks among globetrotters who book tickets on international flights with the intention of observing such events first hand.

Loi Ruea Chao Le 

One of the most important festivals of traditionally oriented Thailand, the Loi Ruea Chao Le festival is observed bi-annually on the full moon of the sixth and the eleventh lunar months. This fest is popular among locals and foreigners alike because it showcases the traditional entertainment and numerous popular cuisines indigenous to the area. Those purchasing air tickets to attend these events will be overcome with the myriad choices of food and beverages ranging from traditionally prepared coffee to many elaborate dishes. While the scrumptious cuisine is sure to leave travellers gloating about their decision to board long-haul flights terminating in this Asian country, the entertainment on offer is sure to create lasting memories of the holiday.

Krabi Boek Fa Andaman

With its origins in India, the Krabi Boek Fa Andaman festival in this region of Thailand is renowned for its colours as well as its tolerance of diversity. Those considering attending this wondrous fiesta need to book their tickets aboard Thailand bound flights early to ensure they are not disappointed as it corresponds with Thailand’s peak season. Key features include numerous stalls showcasing local arts/crafts, kayaking competitions, boat races and a wide range of cultural as well as musical events. Culture vultures planning a trip to Thailand in the month of November by purchasing tickets aboard long-haul flights can ill-afford to miss out on this annual event.

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