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Mergui Archipelago - Island Hopping and Safari

Discover the northern part of the Mergui Archipelago including the amazing Lampi Marine National Park.

Trip Details
Trip Code: MM-KAW-2506
Destination: Mergui Archipelago
Duration: 6 days / 5 nights
Frequency: By Schedule
Departure Time: from Ranong / Kawthaung
Suitable For: Family, Seniors, Children
Trip Theme: Adventure, Cruises
sailing the Mergui Archipelago
private sailing cruises
Sailing cruises
clown fish aroundisland 115
Pony Island in Myanmar
Merguis magic sunsets
Manta Ray
Lampi Marine National park - Myanmar
Moken - Sea Gypsy 's
Beaches - Mergui Archipelago / Myanmar
Moken villages in Myanmar

Think white beaches lined with palm trees and dense jungle. Think swimming in azure water amongst colorful reef fish, spotting coral, and collecting seashells. Now picture eagles circling above, gibbons and monitor lizards eyeing you from the thickets, while a sundowner is being mixed for you on board the yacht.

For our 6 days / 5 nights cruises we have two different vessels which can not compare.  Choice between our 6 days 5 nights, South or Northern Island cruise on board of an unique and very comfortable motor vessel for a budget which offers either a cruise only to the amazing southern island of the archipelago or on board of one of our traditional sailing yachts with a high class comfort. Learn more about the islands of the Mergui Archipelago

No matter which cruise you plan to join, think about white beaches lined with palm trees and dense jungle. Think swimming in azure water amongst colorful reef fish, spotting coral, and collecting seashells. Now picture eagles circling above, gibbons and monitor lizards eyeing you from the thickets, while a sundowner is being mixed for you on board the yacht.

 

Sample Itinerary for our sailing vessels:

This itinerary will make you discover some of the most hidden and remote islands of the Archipelago. You will also have the chance to visit Moken village and enjoy the best snorkeling spots.

The tour will start from Kawthaung in the morning around 11.00 am. From our experience in the past you can reach Kawthaung either:

  • Via Yangon:  As you maybe will not be able to get any early morning flights to Kawthaung, therefore we recommend planning one night in Kawthaung. Please let us know if you like to add this one night into your package below.  
  • From Bangkok via Ranong: should be no problem with the early flight

Please look here for more detail information: 

Day 1   Ranong / Kawthaung – Thay Yae Island   ( - / L / D )
Meeting point will be at 10.00 hrs (10 am) at the Myo Ma Jetty / pier in Kawthaung. After clearing all the administration procedure with the Myanmar Authorities, it is time to set sail for our adventure cruise around the Mergui Archipelago.   Our first stop will be at the Thay Yae Island (Barwell Island) for some refreshing jumps in the turquoise water of the Andaman Sea. Enjoy the sunset on deck with one of our famous cocktails, dinner will be served on board.

Day 2   Tang La Bo island – Poni Island – Nyaung Wee Island  ( B / L / D )
After the breakfast, sail to Tang La Bo island for some amazing snorkeling spots and strolling on the pristine beach.  Lunch on board and set sail toward Poni island. Poni Island is a very beautiful place and has three sandbanks at the western part of the island. You will continue your journey to Nyaung Wee Island for some birdwatching (toucan, hornbill & sea eagles) and ample swimming time before sunset. Anchor & overnight in one of the bays of Nyaung Wee Island.  

Day 3     Lampi Marine Nationalpark - Pulo Bunai Island  ( B / L / D )
After breakfast we set sail  toward the Lampi National Park, and according to the tide we either visit the mangrove or set out for an excursion of the Moken village. Overnight anchor near the quiet bay of Pulo Bunai Island where you can sometimes watch bioluminescent plankton at night.

Day 4   Great Swinton (Kyunn Phi Lar)   ( B / L / D )
After breakfast, sail toward Kyun Pila Island (Pilar Island) for a full day of snorkeling, kayaking, hiking and fishing After visiting long beach your crew will set up a bonfire followed by sparkling sunset cocktails on the beach.  (Option:  Scuba-diving available at Pila island on request) (Option:  Scuba-diving available at Pila island on request)

Day 5   115 island – Taung La Bo Island or Kyun Pya Gui Island - Zar Det Nge Kyunn Island   ( B / L / D )
Breakfast on board while sail to 115 island, trekking in the jungle & lunch. Sail and quick stop to Taung La Bo Island or Kyun Pya Gui Island depending on the wind and tide.  Special Farewell diner around Zar Det Nge Kyunn Island (Hastings Island).

Day 6   Kawthaung / Ranong/Thailand   ( B / L / - )
Last  swim  &  final  passage  towards  Kawthaung. Casual Brunch before disembarking around noon.  Transfer via air conditioned Mini Van can be organized from the harbors Kawtahung/ Ranong to Khao Lak and Phuket.

 

IMPORTANT NOTE:   Please note a minimum of 2 guests are required to confirm the departure, please check availability in advanced.

Above itinerary are approximates and may be subject to changes on accord to guest requests, weather conditions, official regulations, or other circumstances. The final decision regarding the itinerary always lies with the captain of the yacht.

 

Prices and Booking condition for our for our sailing cruises

Prices  include:

  • All local transfers & crew assistance on the embarkation & disembarkation day from Ranong/Thailand and Kawthaung/Myanmar.
  • Accommodation on board based on double or single occupancy, in an airconditioned cabin with ensuite bathroom. All our sailing vessels are of comparable standards, for private charter you may choose the vessel which you like to sail on.
  • all on-board multi-course meals (Asian and European cuisine), full continental breakfast, 4-5 dishes per lunch and dinner
  • All non-alcoholic beverages & sundowners at the end of every day
  • linen, towels & biodegradable amenities, Life Jackets,
  • Port and travel permit,
  • English speaking guides and tour leader,
  • free usage of equipment and activities such as SUP, snorkeling equipment and fishing gear, kayaking and dinghy 

Prices do not include:

  • Any international or domestic airfare & hotels (can be organized by us, just contact us in advanced),
  • Transfer from Airport Kawthaung or Airport/pier Ranong to Kawthaung jetty, (can be organized by us, please contact us)
  • Mergui Archipelago Royalty / Local government Fee*,
  • Myanmar Visa **
  • alcoholic beverages, Guests wishing to bring alcohol on board, will have to pay a corkage fee of USD 5 per bottle of wine and USD 10 per bottle of champagne or spirit. Beer may not be brought onto the yacht by the guests
  • scuba diving for certified divers on Kyun Pila Island, diving equipment and dive master
  • service not mentioned above,
  • Expenditures of any personal nature
  • Tips / gratuity to bellboys, Captain, crew, drivers and/or guide
  • Travel- & Medical Insurance

 

* Mergui Archipelago Royalty Fee
All foreign travelers need to pay an official visitor fee to enter Myanmar's Mergui Archipelago. The fee is comprised of various components and is calculated based on the duration of the stay, the cruising range, the size of the boat, and the number of guests on the boat. It includes a visitor license, a port fee, and service fees for different government departments. These fees are not included in our rate and is payable on the departure day to the Authorities. The total visitor fee for our sailing trips currently US$ 310 per person & 210 US$ for Myanmar Citizen. The above Fee is set by the Myanmar Government and is subject to change without notice.

 
Children Policy: (prices same as for adults)

  

  • Children younger than 16yrs can only be accommodated on board upon special request.
  • Children under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent, legal guardian or other

responsible adult over the age of 21. Passenger shall be fully responsible for the conduct and entertainment of the minor. The Boat operator reserves the right to limit the number of minors under the age of 18 years on board.

 

Travel- Medical Insurance

Travel Insurance including medical repatriation insurance is mandatory on all our trips. Therefore, we strongly recommend to our guests to make sure to purchase suitable insurance package, which covers all kind of traveling problems, such as lost of luggage, any kind of cancellation of airlines or tours…….. for the value for all the length of your trip.  All our tours are including local accident insurance via the operator, but they are most of the time not European standard. Make sure that it covers all the activities that you are likely to undertake, such as rafting, scuba diving, cycling, cruises, trekking etc.  Many ‘free’ insurances that come with banking packages, credit cards etc., are quite inadequate to cover you, so make sure you check the policy before your travel. You are required to give a copy of your insurance policy to your tour leader upon arrival. Without proper insurance like this, we will not be allowed to join the tour as we will not able to respond adequately in case an emergency if you do not have the right insurance. Please also contact your doctor for further preparations regarding to your chosen travel destination including immunizations.

For those who are still looking for a good Travel-, Medical- & Scuba Diving Insurance with a worldwide coverage. Just visit our different Insurance Package.

No matter from which country you are, just follow the above link and get your insurance package. Buy, extend, and claim online, from anywhere in the world, even while you away from home and already on the way.

Note: Please note that a private travel insurance is mandatory on all our packages / excursions/tours.

 

Myanmar Visa:
All visitors to Myanmar must apply for a 28day tourist visa. You can get your Myanmar visa either at your Myanmar Embassy in your country or since 1 September 2016 everybody can apply for e-visa to enter through all parts of Myanmar including Kawthaung and then travel freely in Myanmar. The price for such visas is 50 US$. Please note: The Visa on Arrival (Tourist) will be issued only to those arriving by air through the Entry points of Yangon, Mandalay and Nay Pyi Taw International airports.

 

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 Charter:  You like to have one of our amazing Sailing Yachts for yourselves?  No problem; please contact us for more details to make your vacation special for you and your friends.

Join in Tour:

From Date To Date Duration Adults Children

Private Tour:

From Date To Date Duration 2 Person 1 Person
24 Oct 2020 29 Oct 2020 6 days / 5 nights
31 Oct 2020 06 Nov 2020 6 days / 5 nights
07 Nov 2020 13 Nov 2020 6 days / 5 nights
14 Nov 2020 19 Nov 2020 6 days / 5 nights
21 Nov 2020 26 Nov 2020 6 days / 5 nights
28 Nov 2020 03 Dec 2020 6 days / 5 nights
05 Dec 2020 10 Dec 2020 6 days / 5 nights
12 Dec 2020 17 Dec 2020 6 days / 5 nights
21 Dec 2020 26 Dec 2020 6 days / 5 nights
28 Dec 2020 02 Jan 2021 6 days / 5 nights
09 Jan 2021 14 Jan 2021 6 days / 5 nights
16 Jan 2021 21 Jan 2021 6 days / 5 nights
23 Jan 2021 28 Jan 2021 6 days / 5 nights
30 Jan 2021 04 Feb 2021 6 days / 5 nights
06 Feb 2021 11 Feb 2021 6 days / 5 nights
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27 Feb 2021 04 Mar 2021 6 days / 5 nights
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27 Mar 2021 01 Apr 2021 6 days / 5 nights
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10 Apr 2021 15 Apr 2021 6 days / 5 nights
17 Apr 2021 22 Apr 2021 6 days / 5 nights
24 Apr 2021 29 Apr 2021 6 days / 5 nights
01 May 2021 06 May 2021 6 days / 5 nights

Price is quoted per person and subject to change without prior notice