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Mergui Islands Yachting – 6 Nights

Myeik - Mergui Archipelago, Southern Myanmar

The Mergui Archipelago with over 800 islands is located in the most southern part of Myanmar.

Enjoy cruising Mergui Archipelago with M.Y. Drenec a truly graceful yacht with comfortable and spacious cabins and facilities.

Once you enter this part of the world that has hardly been explored and immerse yourself in this paradise like nature you will feel the same sense of adventure the great explorers have felt 200 years ago.

During the cruise you will visit deserted islands, paradise beaches and Moken villages and swim in crystal clear waters.

Nature lovers, romantics and adventurers alike will deeply enjoy the experience to visit this unspoiled secret world and its native people who have never been touched by modern civilization.

 

Trip Duration

7 Days / 6 nights

Boarding time

3 Pm, return 12 Pm

 

Day 1: Kawthaung- Za Det Gyi Island   [D]

Boarding time is at 3 pm. While you enjoy a welcome drink on board, the crew takes care of immigration formalities for you, before Drenec heads towards South Bay on Za Det Gyi Island. For dinner, the chef surprises with fresh catch served under the clear evening sky.

Day 2: Za Det Gyi Island-Myin Khwa Island  [B/L/D]

In the morning we head to the beach for some snorkeling and swimming. We have lunch under passage while Drenec takes us to Myin Khwa Island where we explore the beautiful limestone caves, which lead into a hidden lagoon, only accessible by dinghy boat and kayak. In the evening we drop anchor at Macleod Island. On its peaceful beach, we light a bonfire and sip sun downers while counting the stars.

Day 3: Myin Khwa Island -Kyant Gyo Island  [B/L/D]

Right after breakfast, Drenec heads to Boulder Rock. With its gorgeous white beaches and long reefs, this is the perfect spot to explore life under water. After lunch on the beach, Drenec sails to Jar Lan Kyun (Great Swinton), where we visit the Moken sea gypsies and the island temple. We spend the afternoon in their village and learn about Moken culture before Drenec heads to Kyant Gyo Island for a quiet night.

Day 4: Kyant Gyo Island- Sa Lon Kyun- Barwell Island  [B/L/D]

In the early morning hours we explore the mangrove forest and watch eagles and hornbills circling above before Drenec heads back to Kawthaung to pick up the new guests. She drops us off at Sa Lon Kyun where we spend some time visiting the local monastery and chatting with the monks who are excited to have some rare visitors. After the break, Drenec takes course for Barwell Island. Drenec’s gourmet chef serves dinner under the stars.

Day 5:  Barwell Island- Tar Yar Island  [B/L/D]

After an early morning swim by the beach, Drenec heads towards the Mid Group: some of Myanmar’s most scenic islands. There is a picnic on the beach before we visit the Moken sea gypsy village on Nyaung Wee, where we spend the afternoon. We visit the temple and the school before heading north to Tar Yar Island. At night, the gibbons’ song from the beach lulls us to sleep.

Day 6:  Tar Yar Island-Kyun Phi Lar-  Za Det Kale Kyun  [B/L/D]

After breakfast aboard, we explore the wildlife and the mangrove forests of Lampi National Park. We head towards Kyun Phi Lar (Lord Laughborough) and search for fossils on the shore. Back on Drenec, we make for Za Det Kale Kyun, where we celebrate the last evening with a bonfire on the beach. The setting sun turns the ocean into a sea of gold.

Day 7:  Za Det Kale Kyun- Kawthaung   [B/L/D]

We jump into the crystal water for a swim before enjoying a long brunch on deck while Drenec makes her way back to Kawthaung. Arrival is at noon. Our crew and ground team will be there for you to assure all transfers and connections work smoothly.

 

Departure Dates (South & North Route)

2015: 30 October – 5 November, 6-12 November, 13-19 November, 20-26 November, 27 November – 3 December, 4-10 December, 11-17 December,
2016: 15-21 January, 22-28 January, 29 January – 4 February, 5-11 February, 12-18 February, 19-25 February, 26 February – 3 March, 4-10 March, 11-17 March, 18-24 March, 25-31 March, 1-7 April, 8-14 April, 15-21 April, 22-28 April