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Overview

Explore mile after mile of tropical paradise while cruising Myanmar’s Myeik Archipelago. Board a yacht in the Andaman Sea for four-days of island hopping, stopping to discover pristine beaches and swim in turquoise seas. Capture magical sunsets from the ship’s deck, soaking up the peaceful atmosphere of Myanmar’s south.  

Trip Highlights

Adventure in the Andaman

Explore uninhabited islands-

Go ashore at some of the Archipelago’s 800 islands to discover pristine beaches, tropical jungles and mangrove forests.

Spend five days at sea

Stay on the Mergui Princess ship, enjoying quiet evening nights and early mornings on the ocean. 

Swim and snorkel in the Andaman Sea-

See colourful coral reefs, exotic fish species and the occasional nurse shark while snorkelling and swimming around the Archipelago.

Itinerary

1

Yangon – Kawthaung

Kawthaung Airport – Kaw Thaung City Centre (2.8 km): 10 mins

Begin the morning with a transfer to Yangon airport for the domestic flight to Kawthaung.

The remainder of the day is free at leisure to relax and enjoy the tranquil rhythms of this sleepy fishing town. There are several small temples and a local market to explore in the town centre or just find a teashop and watch the goings-on at the waterfront.

Overnight in Kawthaung.

2

Kawthaung – Taung La Bo Island - 115 Island

This morning the tour starts at 08:30 after breakfast. Transport will be provided to the jetty to start the four night cruise.

Depart to Taung La Bo Islands for 3 hours and enjoy some snorkeling and swimming near the island. Take a rest while the crew and the cook prepare for lunch. Enjoy lunch onboard and continue to 115 Island. Arrived at 115 Island and enjoy time free at leisure to explore the beauties of the virgin island. Available activities are sea kayaking around the island, snorkeling, fishing, jungle trekking, swimming and sunbathing on the beach.

Enjoy the dinner and overnight onboard nearby 115 Island.

3

115 Island – 254 Island – 256 Island

Enjoy breakfast prepared by the Chef of Mergui Princess. After breakfast, the journey continues to 254 Island at 09:00. Though small, its white sand and semi-circle shaped beach is one of the most popular among tourists. It is also famous for its beautiful coral reef areas (great for snorkeling.)

Enjoy your dinner and overnight on board.

4

256 Island – Nga Man Island – Kyun Phila

Today the sightseeing begins at 09:00 after breakfast onboard and some time to swim.

Depart to Nga Mann Kyon which has both beautiful hard and soft corals as well as Nurse Sharks. A cave is located beneath the underwater where many kinds of fish can be seen. After lunch on board, continue to Kyun Phila (Great Swinton) which is one of the most popular and beautiful islands in Mergui Archipelago with its beautiful corals for snorkeling. Enjoy swimming, fishing and sunbathing on the beach.

Dinner and overnight onboard near Kyun Phila.

5

Kyun Phila Island – Bo Yae Island – Myauk Ni Island – Thay Yae Island

This morning the tour starts at 09:00 after breakfast.

Depart to Bo Yae Island for some excellent snorkeling. Depart to Myauk Ni Island and enjoy the activities available such as swimming, sunbathing on the beach, snorkeling on the corals, sea kayaking and fishing along the beautiful beach.

Depart to Thay Yae Island.

This afternoon, enjoy kayaking around Mangrove Forests, sunbathing and camping.

Overnight on board.

6

Thay Yae Island – Kawthaung

After breakfast, head back to Kawthaung at 09:00. Celebrate the completed adventure along the way with complimentary beer or soft drinks before arriving back to Kawthaung.

In Kawthaung, transfer to the airport for the flight to Yangon or transfer to the jetty to cross the Pak Chan River to Ranong (Thailand) for the onward flight or drive to Phuket.  (Included transfers are to airport or border; additional surcharge for all others)

Important Information

Our services include:

  • Accommodation in a shared twin or shared double room/cabin with daily breakfast
  • Full Board while cruising including free-flow soft drinks, water, coffee, tea and fruit
  • English-speaking station guide (1 guide for Yangon transfer and onboard for cruise from days 2-6)
  • Entrance Fee 80 USD per person for 5D4N (MSK 03)
  • All transfers with private vehicles and driver
  • Kayak rental and snorkeling gear while on cruise
  • Meals onboard (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner), Soft Drinks, Water, Coffee, Tea, Fruits, Weights, Snorkels, Kayaks, Fishing Poles, Life Jacket

Our services do not include:

  • International ticket to/from Yangon
  • Domestic flights Yangon-Kawthaung-Yangon (please refer to supplement table below)
  • Meals others than mentioned in the program (B=Breakfast, L= Lunch, D= Dinner)
  • Boat Fare to cross Pakchan River to/from Kawthaung or Ranong
  • Diving Equipment 25 USD per day per diver (Mask, Regulator, BCD, Wet sult, Fins, Weight Belt)
  • Visa Arrangement for Myanmar (30 USD per person)
  • Drinks and personal expenses
  • Tip and Porter charges at hotel and jetty
  • Credit card fees (2-3%) or bank transfer fees for non-cash payments
  • Any other items not mentioned

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