Mergui Luxury Sailing – 6 DaysMyeik - Mergui Archipelago, Southern Myanmar
Unforgettable sailing experience at Mergui archipelago
Be among the first people to explore pristine Mergui archipelago of 800 islands and its crystal clear waters in the Southern part of Myanmar. The Mergui (Myeik) Archipelago was closed to outsiders for nearly 50 years. Many of the islands remain completely untouched to this date the island might hold undiscovered species of flora and fauna.
The traditional inhabitants of the Mergui Archipelago are the Moken sometimes called “sea-gypsies” who live off, and on, the sea. They still live traditional lives diving for sea cucumbers, fishing and bartering. Moving from island to island this meeting and interacting with these warm heart people is one of the high lights of this amazing sea voyage
Imagine yourself swimming in the calm and crystal clear waters of the warm Andaman sea, surrounded by beautiful chorales and lots of colorful fish. Play Robinson Crusoe when you are the only person on an island, discovering its untouched nature and rich wildlife
This is truly a get away from all connections to outside world. So be prepared to be off line and off phone for full duration of your sailing trip.
Our sailing yacht
A classic wooden beauty made entirely of Thai teak. The ship has length of little over 25 meters (85 feet) and almost 6 meters in width. The ship features a spacious triple stateroom, 4 double cabins with en suite bathroom and shower and 3 dining areas (inside and outside.) We also have a modern safety and navigation equipment and a sailing crew with decades of sailing experience.
If you feel like doing something else than just relax and soak the beautiful surroundings, there is a lot of entertainment on board. A library, games, good sound system and a flat screen TV will guarantee that you won’t feel bored at any moment of this journey.
For the overall sea experience we have Snorkeling gear, sea kayak and dinghy boat, at your free use whenever we are anchored. We also have professional fishing gear and our chef will prepare you delicious meals of all the fish caught during our voyage.
Now is the best time to experience Mergui Archipelago, a pristine paradise from every adventurers dream. There will be no more stylish and beautiful way to do it than our luxury sailing trip.
DAY 1 > ARRIVAL TO KAWTHAUNG [-/L/D]
Up on arival to the Kawthaung immigration pier or the agreed-upon pick up point. The cruise crew assists guests with any necessary immigration procedures in Kawthaung. After immigration you receive a transfer to the yacht. Welcome drink on board, boat orientation and safety briefing. Set sail to Barwell Island where we spend the evening on the beach. You can have a sunset swim before dinner and drinks.
DAY 2 > Barwell Island – Island No. 88 [B/L/D]
Wake up to the beauty of pristine island in front of you and take a refreshing morning swim before breakfast. After we start our passage to Island no. 115, island that is often frequented by Moken sea gypsies. In the afternoon we reach a beautiful island group called mid group. If time permits, we go for a dinghy boat excursion into a nearby mangrove forest on Island No. 88. After evening swim we have dinner in this beautiful island covered area.
DAY 3 > Island No.88- Nyaung Wee- Great Swinton[B/L/D]
After delicious breakfast we start sailing towards the little Moken settlement on Nyaung Wee Island where we meet friendly locals. After lunch we sail west to Great Swinton Island. A jungle adventure along the creek and enjoying the huge deserted beach. If you are interested in Buddhism, you can have a visit at local monastery. Some magnificent snorkeling and sun downers on deck. At night you can admire the bio luminescent plankton.
DAY 4 > Great Swinton- Ohway- Jar Lann Kyun [B/L/D]
Early in the morning we sail to tiny Ohway Island. Around here you can experience the best snorkeling (and great fishing) in the region. Swim in a different world observing the colorful life of the reef, full of different corals and plentiful of different tropical fish. After lunch we start sailing for Jar Lann Kyun and anchor in its large fjord. Rest your eyes at one of the most spectacular bays in the archipelago. We take an excursion to a mangrove forest where we watch horn bills at dusk. On dinner we enjoy some fine dining prepared by our chef and relax under the stars.
DAY 5 > Jar Lann Kyun- Rhino Island- Za Det Nge [B/L/D]
On our long an leisurely sail towards Za Det Nge we visit Rhino Island. Rhino Island’s turquoise waters are perfect for enjoying the sun and taking it easy. Later we arrive to Za Det Nge with its beautiful bays and beaches. In these pristine surrounding we have our last evening dinner party on the beach.
DAY 6 >Za Det Nge-Kawthaung departure [B/-/-]
Early morning passage towards Kawthaung and casual brunch aboard. After brunch we reach the pier and say farewell.
Please, contact Discovery DMC sales team for tailor-made pricing.
- 6 days 5 nights cruise with stops and visits as detailed above
- 3 full meals per day and non-alcoholic-beverages
- Water, fuel, electronic power, dinghy boat usage, snorkeling equipment, fishing equipment, sea kayak
- Service of crew during cruise
- Fees of local guide and interpreter on board
- Vessel Insurance
- Other services not mentioned in package
- Alcoholic beverages
- Visa, Immigration and other government fees
- Domestic airfare from Yangon – Kawthaung – Yangon
- Transfer to and from meeting point at Kawthaung immigration pier
- Personal health insurance and other personal insurance
- Other personal expenses
- Tips for crew members
- 4 guest cabins with en-suite bathrooms and toilets
- Modern safety and navigational equipment
- VHF radio and satellite phone
- Snorkeling and fishing gear
- Sea kayak and dinghy boat
- A library, games, good sound system, flat screen TV
- Generators, 12 V / 24 V / 220 V
- Fresh water maker and 4,500 l water tank
- BBQ and dishwasher
- Crew: Austrian captain, Thai chef and 2 sailors
- A fully stocked bar