Stunning Rock Formations of Phi Phi Islands

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Stunning Rock Formations of Phi Phi Islands

Ko Phi Phi is a six island archipelago, located at Southern Thailand in Krabi Province. There are considered to be the most beautiful islands of the world and are admired of the fact that they have a very easy each. The region of these six islands is part of marine national park and has abundance of marine life around it. The islands have beautiful white sandy beaches with crystal clear waters and some amazing limestone cliffs. It is top destination for the honey moon couples and has gotten very famous since the release of the movie ‘The Beach’. Leonardo di Caprio being the star actor in it, the islands have seen rise in tourism since the release of movie. These six islands of Ko Phi Phi are known as:

  • Ko Phi Phi Don
  • Ko Phi Phi Leh
  • Ko Mai Phai
  • Ko Yung
  • Bida Nok
  • Bida Nai

Ko Phi Phi Don is the biggest of the islands and most populated one. The beauty of island is showcased around the world through online photo canvas for advertisement purposes. The place has all the modern facilities including ATM facility and has many attractions for the tourists. The islands offer something for everyone and age. Ko Phi Phi Leh on the other hand is quite small and is known much because of the filming of the movie on this island. The part of the island on which the filming of the movie was done is known as Maya Bay. Ko Mai Phai also has some nice beaches. Ko Yung is famous in scuba diving lovers as the island has quite a collection of colorful coral reefs. The islands of Ko Phi Phi were very much affected after the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami and its entire infrastructure got wiped out. Since then a lot of reconstruction and redevelopment has been done to restore the islands infrastructure.

Things to Do

Island is a paradise for photography lovers and the islands offer some amazing opportunity for photography. Some amazing images of its sceneries on custom canvas prints are sold as souvenirs in the markets on the islands and tourist buy them as gifts for their loved one. Few of the major activities not to be missed while on the trip to the islands are:

  • Sightseeing Ko Phi Phi Leh
  • Photography of scenic beauty
  • Long Beach of Ko Phi Phi Don
  • Snorkeling near Long Beach
  • Sunbathe on the beaches
  • Range of water sports
  • Ferry Day Trip
  • Speed Boat Tour of the Islands
  • Pirate Island Adventure (Themed House)
  • Phi Phi Viewpoint
  • Maya Bay at Ko Phi Phi Leh
  • Scuba Diving Adventure
  • Underwater Photography

Another thing not to forget is the close study of rock formations around the islands. There are some beautiful rocks having trees and greenery on them and they look amazing standing out of water. When it comes to night life on the island, things start getting hot and heavy. There is a cruise trip, known as ‘Booze Cruise will certainly get things going for you to enjoy the night life of the islands. The tour is a 5 hour trip with free unlimited drinks. During the trip you take you around some famous sites for sightseeing provided they are sober enough to see. Some other activities not to be missed are:

  • Cliff Jumping
  • Deaf Gecko Climbing
  • Doctor Fish
  • Fishing in Deep Sea
  • Massage Parlors

The islands offer something to everyone and they environment is as peaceful as it can get. The time I enjoyed there was unforgettable and I would certainly like to have a go at it once more if I get a chance.