Tiger Cave Temple (Wat Tham Suea), Krabi Town

4.5
Brave the 1,237 steps leading up to Tiger Cave Temple (Wat Tham Suea), famed for its tiger paw prints, tall Buddha statues, and extensive views of the surrounding landscape. Take your time ascending the stairs--they aren't a route to be rushed. The panorama at the summit deserves plenty of attention (and picture-taking), as you take in the reverential, contemplative atmosphere of this secluded spot. Be careful on your way up, and watch out for the monkeys that live there: they don't take kindly to being teased and can become aggressive if separated from their young. Plan to see Tiger Cave Temple (Wat Tham Suea) and other attractions that appeal to you using our Krabi Town vacation planner.
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  • August 17, 2017
    Some of the most incredible experience is about climbing stairs isn't simple 1260 (stair-high/low variability). Therefore it is recommended that people with good fitness. Worth getting with plenty of water and important to get into the bag! Apes in a way grab bags, water bottles from the hands of people, anywhere where you can see the bottle! The view from the top is amazing!!! Very relaxing, satisfying after a long climb up. Note-You must come in modestly dressed (can borrow for free at the entrance), and sporty for comfort
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  • August 17, 2017
    1237 steps up, not to be underestimated because the steps are not all the same height or width. A tiring trip up (bring water really advisable) of approximately 1 hour, and then a breathtaking view, really beautiful. The Buddha image is an extra, the view is especially a must. The temple itself we have not visited due to lack of time (2 hours from the Guide = 1 hour at + enjoy the view + 35 min down..)
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  • August 17, 2017
    Uppon arrival there were already many monkeys. We brought bananas with us to feed them and they were really friendly. Many of them had a baby hanging on their chest on the time of our visit. Walking u...  more »
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  • July 25, 2017
    Worth the climb. Aim for the sunrise like another reviewer did it. Was tough but persevere and catch a great view. But I won't do it again because it's more of an one time experience.
  • July 3, 2017
    Awesome and suggest earlier in the day to avoid heat and humidity. Overall Krabi has been the best weather for Thailand. No cut off shirts or short shorts. Knee length.
  • June 12, 2017
    This temple is like college. At first everything seems hard and discouraging. But the higher you climb the more you learn and everything begins to connect with each other. Then you reach the top. Now you are above all else. Everything makes sense. The view is so great that it makes you forget about the difficulties just like how you forgot your lessons :)
  • June 30, 2017
    This place has 1372 steps to the top view point. But it's actually worth it. You can climb it in 1 hour approximately. But be careful steps are different in size. Water available only at the top. Take 2-3 bottles of water with you.
  • August 7, 2017
    Incredible. I fit. But boy with the heat, those steps were not easy. Doable but not easy.

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