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Overview

Sail the Mergui Archipelago on this five day cruise passing through its 800 unspoiled islands. Make a stop along the way to do some fun water activities such as snorkeling and kayaking, and get a chance to meet locals living in small villages and learn about their way of life living.

Trip Highlights

Sailing the Mergui Archipelago

Exploring the 800 unspoiled islands

Cruise through Mergui Archipelago for five nights exploring the 800 unspoiled islands.

Water activities

Stop by one of the islands to do some water activities such as kayaking, snorkeling and swimming.

Local villages

Visit local villages and learn more about the life of people living in the islands of Mergui Archipelago.

Itinerary

1

Yangon - Kawthaung

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

This morning transfer to Yangon airport for the domestic flight to Kawthaung.

Upon arrival in Kawthaung, transfer to the hotel and enjoy an afternoon at leisure.

Overnight in Kawthaung.

2

Cruising the Mergui Archipelago

Today the tour starts at 08:00 after breakfast and you will be transferred to the jetty to start your five night cruise through the Mergui Archipelago, a chain of over 800 unspoiled islands. Enjoy snorkeling, kayaking, swimming, and visiting local villages along the way. The route and itinerary will change based on the boat booked and weather conditions at the time of sailing. No matter where you go, this exclusive experience will be unforgettable.

After the welcome aboard, your yacht will set sail towards Barwell Island and you will have some time to enjoy swimming before sunset cocktails and dinner on board.

Overnight on cruise.

3

Cruising the Mergui Archipelago

After the breakfast, sail to Tang La Bo Island for some amazing snorkeling spots and strolling on the pristine beach. In the afternoon, enjoy lunch on board and continue sailing toward Pony Island. Here, enjoy bird watching (toukan, hornbill & seaeagles) and ample swimming time before sunset & dinner.

Anchor & overnight on cruise in one of the bays of Nyaung Wee island.

4

Cruising the Mergui Archipelago

This morning, set sail toward Lampi National Park, and according to the tide either visit the Mangrove or set for an excursion of the Moken village.  Overnight anchor near the quiet bay of Pulo Bunai Island where you can often watch bioluminescent plankton at night.

5

Cruising the Mergui Archipelago

After breakfast, cruise toward Nga Namm Island for snorkeling, kayaking & the best fishing spot in the islands. Lunch on board and sail to Kyun Pila. If time permits, enjoy swimming before bonfire and sunset cocktails on the beach. (Option: Scuba diving available at Pila Island on request).

6

Cruising the Mergui Archipelago

After breakfast on board, set sail to 115 island and spend the morning by trekking in the jungle followed by lunch aboard. Sail and quick stop to Taung La Bo Island or Kyun Pya Gui Island according to the wind and tide. Special Captain’s Farewell diner around Hasting Bay.

Overnight on cruise.

7

Kawthaung

This morning there will be some time for the last swim before heading back to Kawthaung. Enjoy casual brunch before departure around noon. Then transfer to the airport for your flight to Yangon or transfer to the jetty to cross the Pakchan River to Ranong in Thailand for your onward flight or for the drive onwards to Phuket.  (Included transfers are to Kawthaung or Ranong Aairport 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 2176)
  • All transfers with private vehicles and driver
  • Dinghy, Kayak rental and snorkeling gear while on cruise
  • Mergui Archipelago Entrance Fees
  • Meals onboard (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

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
  • Visa Arrangement for Myanmar
  • 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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