Krabi The Tiger Cave Temple (Wat Tham Suea) Viewpoint

After negotiating with the staff for a discounted price for our group of 9 adults and 1 child, we took up the package which includes the Emerald Pool (Crystal Lake), The Tiger Cave Temple (Wat Tham Suea), Elephant Ride and Hot Spring Waterfall.

Here is the Tiger Cave Temple (Wat Tham Suea), what you can see on the ground and before getting to the steps. According to the Chinese calendar, I was born in the year of the dragon. So each time I see a dragon, I’m quite fascinated by it.

As we walked in, we could see the starting point of where the steps are. 4 of us attempted to go but 1 backed down after the 2nd flight of steps and another after the 3rd flight of steps, leaving me & Ajib to continue our way up from there. As you ascend higher, the view gets more and more clearer with no blocking leaves or trees.

As we hadn’t plan to climb, none of us brought along any drinks. So we have to endure till we get to the top. Somehow I learn from those coming down saying that there’s a water cooler that’s very cold up there. It sounds like a great motivation and support though.

We stopped every now and then to catch our breath and enjoy the views.

Krabi The Tiger Cave Temple - The Starting Point of 1237 Steps
Krabi The Tiger Cave Temple – The Starting Point of 1237 Steps
Krabi The Tiger Cave Temple - The Starting Point of 1237 Steps
Krabi The Tiger Cave Temple – The Starting Point of 1237 Steps

 

We stopped a few seconds longer once we were at the last flight of steps, just looking back to view the scenery while making way for some visitors who are coming down.

Once my feet touched the last step, I saw the water cooler. Like a speed of lightning, I found myself drinking non-stop trying to quench my thirst.

I’ve already saw the view so after I’ve had enough water, I walk slowly to the parapet wall, stretched my arms with my eyes close, chins up and breathing in the fresh air and enjoying the breeze. Awesome. It was such a satisfying little hike. We walk around abit and finally get to the top. Shoes need to be taken off.

Krabi The Tiger Cave Temple - Viewpoint - Take off your shoes to the top
Krabi The Tiger Cave Temple – Viewpoint – Take off your shoes to the top

 

Here’s a panorama view.

Krabi The Tiger Cave Temple Viewpoint - Panorama
Krabi The Tiger Cave Temple Viewpoint – Panorama

And more;

If you are in Krabi, I urge you to climb up to this viewpoint and experience that moment looking around Krabi Town, Airport, Islands and just feel the wind blowing against your hair and skin.

If a mother is able to climb up carrying her baby bare-footed, so can you. If a big size lady and a few older generations are able to make it up, so can you. It’s alright to go slow, just enjoy every step you take. No rush.

 

 

Krabi The Tiger Cave Temple - Viewpoint - ME
Krabi The Tiger Cave Temple – Viewpoint – ME

Till then, see ya!

Xoxo;

Lia Schmolphin

Author: schmolphin

BIOGRAPHY Born petite, Liyana or better known as Schmolphin (pronounced as smallfin) in this cyber world was brought to the world in a country known as the small red dot city or ‘Singapore’ to be exact. She has been moving alot within the country – from the north-west to north to east then central. As a child, she's already a traveler in her own mini City. She is always holding on to a full-time job and a freelance job where she ventures into freelance accounting, wedding cards & favours, event executive, wedding deco, and tutoring during her free time. She enjoys learning and growing in every way possible. To stop & breathe, she’d go swimming. To ease her mind & soul, she seeks the beach where the sea comes running & hitting the shores & the wind can just dance on the surface of the Earth. To relax her body, she’ll dance to the beat of the musics played from her own list. No, she’s not a clubber. But a home clubber where she can just dance her heart out! Bowling is what she would do every week if possible. Oh, she just love it. N no, she has never break her bones carrying the bowl.. ^_^ All her life, she speaks in her mind. N they’re always debating. The good versus evil, they say. But it’s what that keeps her wiser each time for she thinks n listens to the small voice inside her before taking any actions. The purpose of this web is mainly to share her travel experiences & reviews or anything related that may be helpful to the next traveler. And most importantly, this web is to serve as a motivation for anyone and everyone to travel even with a tight budget. So feel free to come on board & leave your footsteps by commenting or liking whenever possible for keepsake! =) Xoxoxoxoxoxo; Lia – schmolphin

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