Explore the Mergui Archipelago
Yangon – Mergui Archipelago - Yangon

Top Highlights Attractions

  • Climb onboard a luxury yacht for 5 nights
  • Visit the Moken sea gypsies, a tribe which have spent their entire lives at sea on these islands
  • Spend your days swimming in clear blue sea, and your evenings eating incredible seafood

Burma/Myanmar is a wonderful country to visit as it begins to grow into a secret treasure of SE Asia

Day 1 – Arrive – Yangon
You will be met at the airport by our English-speaking guide, and transferred to your hotel in Yangon. Relax and enjoy the comforts of your hotel or take a walk through the bustling streets, the afternoon and evening will be at your leisure. Overnight – Belmond Governors Residence
Day 2 – Yangon – Kawthoung – Mergui Archipelago
This morning, transfer to the airport for your flight to Kawthoung, a 2-hour journey away. From here head to the jetty and board your yacht, which will be your home for the next 5 nights. After a hearty welcome, set sail to Barwell Island where you’ll spend the evening on the beach. There will be a swim before dinner and drinks. Overnight – SY Meta IV
Day 3 – Mergui Archipelago
Leisurely breakfast on board. After a refreshing swim, start your passage to Island No. 115, a place often frequented by Moken sea gypsies. In the afternoon you’ll reach the group of small islands called Mid Group. If time permits, go for a dinghy excursion into a nearby mangrove forest on Island No. 88. After the evening swim enjoy dinner in this beautiful covered area. Overnight – SY Meta IV
Day 4 – Mergui Archipelago
In the morning, slowly sail towards the little village on Nyaung Wee Island and visit the local sea gypsy settlement. After lunch you will sail west to Great Swinton Island. Jungle walk along the creek and collecting seashells on the huge beach. For those interested in Buddhism, a short visit in a local monastery. Snorkelling, then sundowners on deck. Watching the bioluminescent plankton at night. Overnight – SY Meta IV
Day 5 – Mergui Archipelago
Early-morning sail to tiny Ohway Island for the best snorkelling (and great fishing) in the region. Observe the colourful life of the reef, full of soft and hard corals and plentiful of tropical fish. After lunch set sail for Jar Lann Kyun, also called Lord Loughborough, and anchor in its large fjord, one of the most spectacular bays in the archipelago. In the mangrove forest watch the hornbills at dusk. Fine dining on board. Relaxation time under the starry sky. Overnight – SY Meta IV
Day 6 – Mergui Archipelago
Long, leisurely sail towards Za Det Nge Island with its beautiful bays and beaches. Visit Rhino Island on the way. Its stunning turquoise waters are perfect for enjoying the sun. Later move towards Za Det Nge’s for a last dinner party on the beach. Overnight – SY Meta IV
Day 7 – Mergui Archipelago – Kawthoung - Yangon
Early morning passage towards Kawthaung. Casual brunch aboard before you reach the pier and say goodbye to the crew. From here you will transfer back to the airport for your return flight to Yangon. Upon arrival, make your way to your hotel, for your final nights stay in Yangon. Overnight – Belmond Governors Residence
Day 8 – Yangon – Depart
Following a leisurely breakfast, enjoy the hotels facilities before making your way to the airport for your international flight back home.