Ao Talen

July 16, 2009 by  
Filed under Attractions

gl13_13gl12_12Ao Talen is a small fishing village, located in the heart of Krabi’s local mangrove ecosystem. By paddling a canoe or kayak through the intricate waterways, you can penetrate the diverse swamps and limestone karsts, highlighted by a lagoon and canyon.

The wildlife here is plentiful, and includes birds, reptiles and mammals. Of the birds frequently sighted in the mangroves, there are brown-winged kingfishers, Pacific reef egrets, Asian dowitchers and white-bellied sea eagles. The most commonly sighted mammals and reptiles are otters, macaques, gibbons and two-banded monitor lizards. In the muddy, shallow waters, fiddler crabs and mud skippers are also common. Half of full day paddling trips can be easily arranged by local operators.
35 km from Krabi town.
Some ways to visit it include :-
1, by booking a package trip, one day in advance.
2, by renting a self-drive vehicle.
3, by local bus (sorng taew) from Krabi town.

Source : Krabi Tourism Association

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