Burmese Island Hop

Mergui, Myanmar | Season: October - April
8 NIGHTS | 203 NM (376 km)
Embark on a journey within one of the least-visited archipelagos on earth through turquoise waters fringed by powder white beaches, where the indigenous Moken tribe maintain their traditional
way of life.

Itinerary Synopsis

Beginning and ending in Kawthaung, Myanmar's southernmost town, this spellbinding voyage takes guests on a loop of the highlights of Mergui, including villages, beaches and the national park.

Designed for a family of all ages and cruising at a leisurely pace, each day includes activities geared toward enjoying the best of the region together, with plenty of time for relaxation.

Highlights include kayaking under a cave into a gorgeous blue lagoon, visiting traditional villages, snorkeling in crystal-clear waters and savoring the solitude and otherworldliness of such a remote region.

Itinerary Route

Daily Activities

Day
01
Kawthaung - Horseshoe
24 NM (44 km)  |   ~ 3.5 hours
 

Enjoy welcome drinks as the crew takes care of immigration formalities, then cruise to Horseshoe Island.

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02
Horseshoe - Cocks Comb & Twin Beach
9 NM (16 km)  |   ~ 1.5 hours
 

Visit the beautiful coral lake within the island at Cocks Comb for kayaking or swimming. Cruise over lunch to Twin Beach on Bruer Island. In the evening, enjoy a beach bonfire while counting the stars.

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03
Twin Beach - Ta Fook
5 NM (10 km)  |   ~ 1 hour
 

Take a morning cruise to a long stretch of white sand beach on Ta Fook Island. For a leisurely day, take the kayaks out for a paddle, swim in the water or set up on the beach to take in the gorgeous scenery.

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04
Ta Fook - Cockburn Islands & Boulder Rocks
31 NM (59 km)  |   ~ 5 hours
 

Cruise north to the Cockburn Islands, where white beaches and long reefs make a perfect spot to explore underwater life. Lunch on the beach, then cruise to Jar Lan Kyun to visit Moken sea gypsies and their island temple.

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05
Boulders Rocks - Kyun Phi Lar
18 NM (34 km)  |   ~ 2.5 hours
 

Enjoy a relaxed beach day in the paradise of Kyun Phi Lar Island.

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06
Kyun Phi Lar - Lampi Kyun & Tar Yar
38 NM (70 km)  |   ~ 5.5 hours
 

Set sail for Lampi National Park, spending the night in a secluded bay watching monkeys playing on the beach. After a jungle trek, head to Tar Yar Island to hear the gibbons’ song and take the tender boats to explore the mangrove forest.

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07
Tar Yar - Bo Cho Village
12 NM (22 km)  |   ~ 2 hours
 

Visit Bo Cho Island with the largest village in the region, where a local island ranger teaches about the region’s wildlife and plants.

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08
Bo Cho Village - Kyant Gyo
35 NM (65 km)  |   ~ 5 hours
 

Snorkel at Kyant Gyo Island, and in the evening enjoy a farewell party on the beach.

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09
Kyant Gyo - Kawthaung
30 NM (56 km)  |   ~ 4.5 hours
 

Jump into the water for a last swim and have brunch on the way back to Kawthaung. Arrive at noon to disembark and transfer to the airport.

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Customizing your itinerary

This sample itinerary is intended to provide an example of the ultimate loop of Mergui, Myanmar over just eight nights. To discuss crafting the ultimate private yacht charter around your individual preferences, please enquire below or email us at: info@indoyachts.com.

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Mergui, Myanmar

Journey back in time to one of the last strongholds on Earth where a string of virgin islands remains untouched and largely undocumented.

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