Arrive in Phuket, where you will be met at the airport and escorted to your yacht. From here, cruise to the Surin Islands, the home of the Moken, an ancient sea-faring people who have roamed the Andaman Sea for generations. They possess a rich understanding of the reefs and have exceptional free diving and spear hunting skills. Meet with your Moken guide and learn more about their culture and traditions before heading out on a snorkel excursion to spot sea turtles and sharks.
Spend the next day with the Moken tribe to gain more insight into the symbiotic relationship they have with their surroundings. You’ll be collected in their traditional ‘long tail boats’ and taken to their stilted villages built directly over water. Enjoy a beach picnic lunch provided by your crew with the tribespeople and listen to the music and stories of their ancestors. Hike into the forest with a Moken guide who will highlight the uses of edible and medicinal plants while pointing out monkeys and hornbills who also thrive here.
After an overnight cruise, arrive at Kawthoung to cross the border into Myanmar. Once your captain has taken care of custom formalities, leave the mainland and cruise into the Mergui Archipelago. Once anchored, head down to the swim platform where your onboard yoga instructor will introduce you to paddleboard yoga. Stretched out and feeling at home in the water, swap your paddleboard for a kayak and explore the nearby mangroves with your Pelorus guide. In this diverse area, you will be able to spot a wide variety of birds, reptiles, and marine life. As the evening draws in, enjoy a secluded dinner under the moonlight, complete with performances from Myanmarese musicians and fire dancers, followed by a private fireworks display.