Join David Van Driessche on this Moby Dick cruise where we will shoot sunsets and sunrises on the most deserted beaches in the world,the hidden Archipelago of Mergui. We also shoot portraits of the Moken Sea Nomads,the last tribe that lives on their Kabang Boats and see them in their village where they do some trading between boat trips. Join us for an authentic cruise of photography and hidden and amazing locations.
Your guide will meet you at the airport! pier in Kawthaung and transfer you to your boat for check in. Along the way,observe the bustling border town. If you are interested and if time permits,you may take part in a short sightseeing tour (optional). Stroll through the lively market near the Jetty,visit the famous Victoria Point, the most southern tip of Myanmar’s mainland,photo stop at the King Bayint Naung statue. Visit the Pyi Daw Aye Pagoda with scenic views across the river to Ranong and finish the tour with a short drive through the fishermen settlements on the out skirts of the town. Overnight cruise to The Three Islets (115 Island).
Wake up with as tunning view at The Three Islets (115 IslandJ. We wake up for the sunset on the hill to shoot the Island by Sunrise. Before Lunch cruise to Nyaung Wee Island and visit the Moken Village. During lunchtime we will cruise to the largest sea gipsy settlement in the area on Bo Cho Island. Be prepared to get surrounded by curious kids. Here we can make some unique portrait photos of Moken Nomads and Burmese fisherman.
Bring some small gifts and be even more overwhelmed by their warm welcome. Walk through the village and take scenic pictures from the Pagoda located on the hill overlooking the entire village. Chill-out onboard and observe the daily life of the almost extinct sea-gypsies. Cruising to Lampi Island (if time and tide okay visit the mangrove forest). Do some night fishing. Overnight onboard nearby Lampi Island. Evening Sunset fotoshoot.
Wake up before Sunrise to shoot the sunset on Lampi Island. Early morning kayaking along the mangrove forest or snorkeling / swimming / beach time. Cruising north to Tar Yar Island kavaking, swimming,snorkeling,beach. Cruising between Ko Phawt Island and Lampi Island for another mangrove forest, beach etc. Cruising in the early evening south to Pilar Island. Evening Sunset tour if time allows. Overnight at Laguna Bay.
Early night wake up for Sunrise Photography at Iguana Bay. Departure around 09:00 am to High Rock (Hlaing Gu lsland. Continue to Zar Det Nge Island and shoot beautiful beaches and rock formations. Continue to Salon Island. BBO dinner on the Island,Sunset Photshoot. Overnight onboard nearby Salon Island.
If time permits,sunrise photoshoot at Salon Island,after breakfast cruising to Kawthaung. Disembark MV Sea Gipsy and transfer to the Kawthaung airport! Ranong.