SALONE RITUAL CEREMONY, SNORKELING & KAYAKING
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)
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)
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 ceremony. 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)
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)
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 )
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.
- 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
- 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
- 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
- Hand held torch
- Sensible shoes / boots for trekking
- Long trousers for jungle walks
- Long sleeve shirt
- Insect repellent