Chanthaburi kicks off annual Green Tidal Crab Festival


CHANTHABURI, 8 October 2014  The eastern seaboard province of Chanthaburi has kicked off its annual eco tourism festival on Tuesday.

The festival dubbed “11th Green Tidal Crab and Habitat Festival” has been kicked off in Khlung district to attract marine life enthusiasts to visit communities located in the Wayru river’s mangrove area.

At this time of the year, millions of Green Tidal crabs come out and swim along the waterways to find their food and also to mate. The province has also held a trade fair to introduce local food and other products to tourists. The festival will last until October 13.