Myanmar Divers' Paradise


Tour Code : MTS-MDP-091
Tour Duration: 09 days / 08 nights
Route : Yangon - Kawthaung - 115 Island - Lampi Island - Salat Galet - Great Swinton Island Kawthaung - Yangon
Vacation Type : Tour and Diving

The Mergui Archipelago and the remote Burmese Banks are today the "must" for every serious sea lover. More than 800 islands are scattered on 3600 km2, waiting for exploration. Just imagine: underwater, untouched reefs, no boat engine to tear your ears apart, no curtains of bubbles to obstruct your vision; at the surface, deserted beaches, fishing villages, amazing rock formations… Do not miss this unique opportunity to explore truly non-crowded sites.

Transportation between each destination by domestic flight on Air Mandalay or Yangon Airways or Air Bagan (F-100 or ATR-72/42) can be done. From October to April is recommended.

Live aboard on a brand new wooden boat. Designed for a maximum of 12 guests, providing all the comfort divers need. All accommodation onboard is air-conditioned and located on the main deck, offering great sea views.

Detailed Tour Program

Day 01: Arrival Yangon


yangon-31Arrive at Yangon international airport, welcomed by tour guide. Transfer to the hotel for check in. After that start City tour in Yangon, includes Sule Pagoda in the heart of the city, City Hall - one of colonial building , Chauktatgyi Pagoda, one of the biggest colossal reclining Buddha images in Myanmar. Special evening visit to the massive Shwedagon Pagoda – famous worldwide – its golden stupa is the ‘ Heart of Myanmar Buddhists. The Pagoda is believed to be 2,500 years old and the central stupa in surrounded by dozens of intricately decorated buildings and statues. There are always many Myanmar People praying and making offerings. Overnight at hotel in Yangon. 

Day 02: Yangon



kawthaung-01After breakfast at the hotel, transfer to airport for flight to Kawthaung by Myanma Airways. (Optional: from Yangon to Meik city by Myanma Airways or Air Bagan. Then you can fly to Kawthaung, once a week, or take an express boat, daily, which take about 6 hours, or daily flight from Yangon to Kawthaung, Victoria Point). Upon arrival Kawthaung, transfer to hotel and check in. Overnight stay at hotel, Kawthaung. 

Day 03: Kawthaung


115 Island or Similar

kawthaung-02After breakfast at hotel, transfer to Myoma Jetty for embarking cruise trip to 115 Island or similar island nearby. After 3 hours nautical driving, arrive at 115 island. Take a rest and enjoy the un spoilt beauty of the island. Have the sea food lunch after crew and the cook prepare for the tents and food for the lunch. Free at leisure to explore the beauties of virgin island. Exiting activities are like sea kayaking around the island, snorkeling, fishing, jungle trekking, swimming and sun bathing on the beach. After barbeque dinner enjoy the Fire Ball. Overnight on the island. 

Day 04: 115 Island


Makyone Galet Village


Lampi Island

kawthaung-03After having the breakfast which prepared by the crew and chef, continue to Makyone Galet Salone (sea gypsy) Village. After lunch onboard nearby the village, walk and observe around the village environs chat with the Salone (Moken) people. Tours continue to the eastern side of the Lampi Island for anchoring. Enjoy around one of the island's 3 rivers to observe mangroves forest by kayaks without seeing other human beings. Evening opts for the sublime peace of deserted white sand beach of Lampi Island, the only protected forest and the island of Mergui Archipelago. Dinner and overnight onboard or on the beach

Day 05: Lampi


Salet Galet

kawthaung-04After breakfast onboard, snorkeling around the beach. Tours continue to Salet Galet, a small space between the main Lampi Island. Dinner and overnight onboard. 




Day 06: Salet Galet


Kyun Phila (great swinton) Island

kawthaung-05After breakfast onboard, snorkeling nearby. Tours continue to Kyun Phila also known as Great Swinton Island, one of the most beautiful islands in Mergui Archipelago. After lunch, enjoy the activities at your own interest such as swimming, sun bathing, snorkeling on the corals, sea kayaking and sport fishing. Enjoy the farewell seafood barbeque dinner and overnight onboard. 

Day 07: Great Swinton Island



kawthaung-06After breakfast onboard, enjoy the last day of Great Swinton beach. Depart back to Kawthaung in the late morning. After lunch onboard, cheers up for your successful exploration trip to Mergui Archipelago by opening a complementary Champagne on approach to Kawthaung Jetty. Upon arrival at Kawthaung in the early evening, disembark and transfer to hotel and overnight. 


Day 08: Kawthaung


Yangon (or) Ranaung


yangon-32After breakfast at the hotel, transfer to airport for flight departure to Yangon. (Optional: depart from Kawthaung to Ranaung by crossing the border). If there is enough to visit in Yangon, we will proceed to you Kabar Aye (the World Peace pagoda) and Maha Pasana (the great cave for Buddhist synod) and check in at the hotel. After lunch shopping at Bogyoke Market (Scott’s Market) of hundreds of shops where you can find local products such as Gems & Jewelry , slippers, cloth, and so on. Evening stroll along the China Town and study the ways of living of Yangon citizens (which can observe the tradition and modern costume). Overnight stay at hotel in Yangon. 

Day 09: Departure Yangon



yangon-33Breakfast at hotel. Leisure till the flight time. Transfer to Yangon International Airport for your departure flight to conclude this unique experience.




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