Burma Dive sites - Moken, Myanmar Sea Gypsies

MSG - 02 (6 days 5 nights) Kawthaung Base






Kawthaung - Tha Yae Island - 115 Island - Nyaung Wee Island - Bo Cho Island (Makyone Galet  where held Salone Festival) - 254 Beach - 256 Island - 60 Island - Ko Phawt - Nga Man Island - Bo Ywe Island - Kyun Phila Island - Myauk Nee Island - Kawthaung


Package Price: USD 1920 / Pax


1 Feb 15 : Kawthaung - Thay Yae Island ( L, D)


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Our service starts from Myoma Jetty in Kawthaung. After arrived to Kawthaung embark on Mergui Princess. Depart to Thay Yae Island. Enjoy your own interest such as kayaking around Mangrove Forest, sunbathing, camping and overnight on board nearby. Enjoy the dinner and overnight onboard.



2 Feb 15 : Tha Yae Island - 115 Island - Nyaung Wee Island - Bo Cho Island ( B, L, D)


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Enjoy your breakfast prepared by the Chef of Mergui Princess. After breakfast, continue to 115 Island. Arrived at 115 island and then free at leisure to explore the beauties of the virgin island. Exciting activities are sea kayaking around the island, snorkeling, fishing, jungle trekking, swimming and sun bathing on the beach. And then continue to Nyaung Wee island. And then depart to Bo Cho Island. Enjoy the lunch onboard. After lunch, exciting activities are sea kayaking around the island, snorkeling, fishing and sun bathing on the beach. Enjoy the dinner and overnight at Mykone Galet village.


3 Feb 15 :  Makyone Galet Village (Salone Ritual Ceremony) ( B, L, D)



After breakfast participate in salone traditional races like as swimming, diving, rowing and running race. There will also be held food and drink donation ceremony feast to all comers. At night participate in salone ritual salone photo 8ceremony. They worship two spirit gods - the good and the evil. Shamanism is the central element during the spirit ceremony. The devotional offerings, at the ceremony, include pop corns, wild boar, alcoholic drinks, honey, betel and flesh and blood of ducks, chickens and turtles. After arrange offering Shaman recites and call upon the Salone spirit to receive offering and worship.  They used to sing at the ceremony. The talents of the Salone are very remarkable that they could sing a song at hand to the scenes, happenings and fact they see. One of the last their musical instruments is a drum made from monitor lizard skin. Nowadays they play the modern studio music song, folk singing in traditional Salone feast. The ceremony will be finished by happily singing and dancing with local sea gypsies. Dinner and over night at Ma Kyone Galet.


4 Feb 15 : 254 Beach - 60 Island - Ko Phawt Island ( B, L, D)


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After breakfast embark on Mergui Princess Cruise and depart to 254 Beach (Lampi Island) which is small but with its white sand and semi-circle shape of the beach, it is one of the most popular among tourists. Various kinds of fish species can be found while snorkeling. Enjoy lunch on Board and then continue to 60 Island where enjoy swimming around Island then depart to Ko Phawt Island  where you can enjoy snorkeling and kayaking around the Island. Dinner and overnight on board.


5 Feb 15 : Nga Man Island - Bo Ywe Island - Kyun Phila - Myauk Ni Island ( B, L, D)


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After breakfast depart to Nga Mann Kyunn which has both beautiful hard and soft corals as well as Nurse Shark. A Cave is under water where so many kinds of fishes can be seen. Then depart to Bo Ywe Island where enjoy snorkeling. Kyun Phila (Great Swinton) which is one of the most popular and beautiful island in Mergui Archipelago. Enjoy Swimming, Fishing and Sun Bathing on the beach. And then drive to Mayuk Ni. Dinner & overnight on board.


6 Feb 15 : Myauk Ni Island - Kawthaung ( B, L )


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After breakfast, enjoy the activities at your own interest such as Sea Kayaking, Swimming, and Snorkeling. Lunch onboard. Then the trip back to Kawthaung. Cheers up for your exploration. Arrived back to Kawthaung. Finish your trip. Overnight at Kawthaung.


Price Inclusive:

  • Free flow of soft drinks (while onboard)
  • On  board meals (3 meals per day with minimum 3-4 dishes per meal)
  • Two ways transfer in Kawthaung,  Ranong (2 ways)
  • Local English speaking service
  • Accommodation onboard & Makyone Galet Village & Garden Hotel at Kawthaung
  • Sea Kayaks (sit-on-top), Snorkeling sets (face masks, snorkels and fins), Jungle boots, Fishing poles, Life jacket
  • Dinghy

 Price Exclusive:

  • Zone fees USD 80 per person
  • Hotel Accommodation in Ranong or Myeik
  • Tips & Drink (Beer & Alcoholic Drink)
  • Personal expenses & Personal insurance
  • Domestic & International air-ticket
  • Visa fees
  • Insurance
  • Bank transfer charges 4.6% or 5%


What to bring

What to Bring:

  • Sun hat
  • Sun block
  • Polarized sun-glasses
  • Light clothing
  • Light-weight Water-proof jacket
  • Sweat-shirt
  • Hand held torch
  • Sensible shoes / boots for trekking
  • Long trousers for jungle walks
  • Long sleeve shirt
  • Insect repellent

Terms and Condition

On Board Meals, Cuisine & Beverage

    • 3 meals / day (Breakfast - ABF or Local style, Lunch & Dinncer - 3 Main Dishes with Soup/ Salad/ Desert)
    • Chinese/ Local Cuisine
    • European Cuisine on requested
    • Free flow of all kinds of soft drinks (Stock available on boat)

Children Policy:

Children under 12 years old will be charged 75% of a pax.

Children under  2 years old will be charged 25% of a pax.


Cruise reservation should be made directly to:

Elegant Myanmar Tour Head Office.
No (20), Building (D), Pa-le Street, Mya Yeik Nyo Hotel Compound, Bahan Township, Yangon, Myanmar.
Ph : 95-1-401261, Mobile : 95-9-421107472
Fax : 95-1-401261
E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , info@elegantmyanmar.travel
www.elegantmyanmartours.com, www.elegantmyanmar.travel


30% deposit of the total charge (will be requested) to secure your booking.

The balance needs to be paid at least 30 days prior before departure date.

If full payment has not been received, Elegant Myanmar Tours Co.,Ltd has right to cancel the booking.

Bookings made within 30 days of departure date must be paid in full at the time of booking.

All payment should be made in cash (US Dollar Only), Bank Transfer or Visa/Master.

Cancellation Policy:

  1. Deposit Non-Refund
  2. 30-15 Days prior to departure will be charged 75% of the total price
  3. 15 Days less before departure will be charged 100% of the total price
  4. In case of No-show - 100% of the total price
  5. During the trip Non-Refund
  6. Unused service Non-Refund

Domestic Flight

Domestic flights on schedule are now run by the Nine airlines are Air Bagan, Air Mandalay, Yangon Airways, Asian Wings, Air KBZ, Mann Yadanarpon, Golden Myanmar Airline, Myanmar National Airline and Apex Airline. Elegant Myanmar Tours Co.,Ltd on uses these private companies as they operate according to international safety standards and offer international service. The airlines operate frequent flights to all major tourist destinations country wide and a constantly expanding air network with Embraer 190, ATR-72 and ATR-42 aircrafts. Baggage allowance on domestic flights is 20kg.

Program Changes

Elegant Myanmar Tours Co.,Ltd reserves the right to re-arrange the order of any tour program, to cancel or substitute places to visit of any tour itinerary without notice, when local conditions require & bad weather such changes. All itineraries depending on various domestic flights of various passenger confirmations are subject to change. The customers at the destination are requested to pay all supplementary and extra costs that may occur due to these changes on the spot.

Booking Condition

How to book: Please complete the booking form and send it to us by fax or email. If you do not have the form, please send us the name, passport number, date of issue, date of expire, date of birth, nationality and travelling date to us.

Deposit: A deposit of 30% of the total cost per person is required to secure the trip. The balance need to be paid at least 30 days prior to the departure date. If full payment has not been received by this time, Elegant Myanmar Tours Co.,Ltd (the management company of Mergui Princess) reserve the right to cancel the booking made on behalf of client. Booking made within 30 days of the departure date must be paid in full at the time of the booking.

Travel Insurance: We recommend to advise that to buy medical evacuation insurance which provides for helicopter rescue on their own before starting the trip. The purpose of insurance is to provide proper coverage suited to the specific needs of Adventure Travel and in the case of an emergency case, works quickly and efficiently. The insurance should also cover accidents, health and loss or damage to the personal effects.

What to bring: Please advice your clients to bring a swimming suit, short and ligh T-shirts, Towel, Sun Cream, Camera, Sun glasses & hat, sport shoes and an own snorkeling set if your client has a short or long site ness.

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Tour Programs

MSK - 01 (3 days 2 nights) Kawthaung Base
Kawthaung - Taung La Bo - 115 Island - Myauk Ni Island - Thay Yae Island( USD 937/ Pax )
MSK - 02 (4 days 3 nights) Kawthaung Base
Kawthaung - Taung La Bo - 115 Island - Nga Man - Kyun Phila - Myauk Ni - Thay Yae Island - Kawthaung ( USD 1158/ Pax )
MSK - 03 (5 days 4 nights) Kawthaung Base
Kawthaung - Taung La Bo - 115 Island - 254 Island - 256 Island - Nga Man Island - Kyun Phila - Bo Ywe - Myauk Ni Island - Thay Yae Island - Kawthaung( USD 1389/ Pax)
MSK - 04 (6 days 5 nights) Kawtthaung Base
Kawthaung - Taung La Bo - 115 Island - 254 Island -256 Island - 60 Island - Crocodile Creek - Ko Phwat - Tar yar Island - Nga Man Island - Kyun Phila - Bo Ywe Island -  Myauk Ni Island - Thay Yae Island - Kawthaung ( USD 1621/ Pax )
MSK - 05 (6 days 5 nights) Kawthaung Base
Kawthaung - Taung La Bo - 115 Island - Nga Man Island - Kyun Phila - 254 Island - Salet Galet Island - Marble Island - Wal Island - Mergui Island - Myeik (USD 1812/Pax)
MSK - 06 (6 days 5 nights) Kawthaung Base
Myeik - Mergui Island - Wal Island - Marbel Island - Salet Galet - 254 Island - 256 Island - Nga Man Island - 115 Island - Taung La Bo - Kawthaung (USD 1812/Pax)
MSK- 07  (4days/3nights) Kawthaung Base
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