Explore the Mergui Archipelago during this short introduction cruise on board of one of our comfortable sailing boats.
|Duration:||4 days / 3 nights|
|Departure Time:||from Ranong / Kawthaung|
|Suitable For:||Family, Seniors, Children|
|Trip Theme:||Adventure, Classic, Cruises|
Explore tropical forests, hiking through valleys and up hills, walk along kilometers of beach with the only foot prints those behind you, kayak through enchanted mangroves, swim, snorkel, and go fishing: you’ve got it all. The Mergui Archipelago is teeming with wildlife.
Day 0: Arrival via Yangon mainly means, that there are no 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. Arrival from Bangkok via Ranong should be no problem with the early flight.
This new itinerary will allow you to discover the most famous Burmeses islands of the southern part of the Mergui Archipelago on one of our best sailing yachts
DAY 1 – Ranong/Kawthaung – Myin Khwar Island (Horse shoe Island) – Zardet Kyee Kyun 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 to explore the southern islands around the Mergui Archipelago. We will cruise to the most southern part of the Mergui Archipelago to the Myin Khwar Island (Horse shoe island) while having a light lunch on board. Swimming, snorkeling around the island before we take another short sail to Zardet Kyee Kyun (Saint Matthew’s Island) where you enjoy a sunset cocktail and a first dinner on board. Overnight in the south bay of Zardet Kyee Kyun.
DAY 2 - Zardet Kyee Kyun Island - Kyet Mauk Island (Cocks Comb Island) - Nyaung Oo Phee Island - Kho Yinn Khwa Island (McLeod Island) (B / L / D)
During breakfast on board, we start our way to Kyet Mauk Island (Cocks Comb Island), island is a limestone atoll without a beach, but with a stunning lagoon, shape like a heart. The inlet changes the color of the ocean and that has why it is also called Emerald Heart Island. The sea inside the inlet is calm and perfect for snorkeling. We will continue our journey to cruise north to the Nyaung Oo Phee Island (St Andrews Group) for an anchoring stop. You will visit the beach, do some snorkeling and kayaking (the schedule between these 2 activities can be reversed according to tide time and best snorkeling time). Lunch will be served while cruising further north towards the Kho Yinn Khwa Island (McLeod Island) where the yacht will anchor. Dinner & overnight on board.
DAY 3 – Kho Yinn Khwa Island (McLeod Island) - Nga Khin Nyo Gyee Island (Boulder Island) - Shwe Kyunn Gyi (Russel Island) - Thay Yae Island (Barwell Island) (B / L / D)
Enjoy your breakfast on board. We set sail toward Nga Khin Nyo Gyee Island (Boulder Island) - Thay Yae Island (Barwell Island). You will be transferred via dinghy to Boulder Bay for a unique hiking and birdwatching morning. Return on board, lunch will be served while sailing back east in the direction of Thay Yae Island (Barwell Island). On the way, you will stop at Shwe Kyunn Gyi (Russel Island) to visit a sustainable pearl farm and learn how these ocean’s gems are cultivated. Sparkling sunset cocktail on the beach before getting back on board to enjoy a special farewell diner.
DAY 4 - Thay Yae Island (Barwell Island – Kawthaung/Ranong (B / L / -)
Last swim & final passage towards Kawthaung. Casual Brunch on board before we reach the pier and say goodbye to the Mergui around noon. Transfer via air conditioned Mini Van can be organized from the harbors Kawtahung/ Ranong to Khao Lak and Phuket.
Above itineraries is approximating and may be subject to changes on accord to the passengers’ requests, weather or tidal conditions, official regulations and/or other circumstances. The final decision pertaining to the itinerary shall always lie with the captain of the vessels. Please note that this itinerary does not allow us to include a visit of a Moken Village.
Prices and Booking condition for our for our sailing cruises
Prices do not include:
* 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.
** Myanmar Visa:
All visitors to Myanmar have to 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, please see http://evisa.moip.gov.mm/index.aspx for more detail and application. 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.
Children Policy: (prices same as for adults)
responsible adult over the age of 21. Said 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 Insurance
Including medical repatriation insurance is mandatory on all our trips. It is not included with our packages and it is your responsibility to purchase suitable insurance package. 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 our tours, 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.
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Note: Please note that a private travel insurance is mandatory on all our packages / excursions/tours.
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.
|From Date||To Date||Duration||2 Person||1 Person|
|17 Oct 2020||20 Oct 2020||4 days / 3 nights|
|24 Oct 2020||27 Oct 2020||4 days / 3 nights|
|31 Oct 2020||03 Nov 2020||4 days / 3 nights|
|07 Nov 2020||10 Nov 2020||4 days / 3 nights|
|14 Nov 2020||17 Nov 2020||4 days / 3 nights|
|21 Nov 2020||24 Nov 2020||4 days / 3 nights|
|28 Nov 2020||01 Dec 2020||4 days / 3 nights|
|05 Dec 2020||08 Dec 2020||4 days / 3 nights|
|12 Dec 2020||15 Dec 2020||4 days / 3 nights|
|09 Jan 2021||12 Jan 2021||4 days / 3 nights|
|16 Jan 2021||19 Jan 2021||4 days / 3 nights|
|23 Jan 2021||26 Jan 2021||4 days / 3 nights|
|30 Jan 2021||02 Feb 2021||4 days / 3 nights|
|06 Feb 2021||09 Feb 2021||4 days / 3 nights|
|13 Feb 2021||16 Feb 2021||4 days / 3 nights|
|20 Feb 2021||23 Feb 2021||4 days / 3 nights|
|27 Feb 2021||02 Mar 2021||4 days / 3 nights|
|06 Mar 2021||09 Mar 2021||4 days / 3 nights|
|13 Mar 2021||16 Mar 2021||4 days / 3 nights|
|20 Mar 2021||23 Mar 2021||4 days / 3 nights|
|27 Mar 2021||30 Mar 2021||4 days / 3 nights|
|03 Apr 2021||06 Apr 2021||4 days / 3 nights|
|10 Apr 2021||13 Apr 2021||4 days / 3 nights|
|17 Apr 2021||20 Apr 2021||4 days / 3 nights|
|24 Apr 2021||27 Apr 2021||4 days / 3 nights|
|01 May 2021||04 May 2021||4 days / 3 nights|
Price is quoted per person and subject to change without prior notice