Burma Boating Cruise Tips, Activities, and Overview
Who goes on Burma Boating cruise ships?
The majority of passengers are from the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, Switzerland and Germany, many of them ex-pats living in Asia. They are typically well-traveled, laid-back and have a sense of adventure.
Do I have to dress up on a Burma Boating cruise?
Definitely not. Shoes are not even a requirement onboard, although it is advisable to bring at least a pair of thongs for venturing onto solid ground. Pack casual clothing.
Is everything free on Burma Boating cruises?
Mostly. Burma Boating offers a fairly inclusive experience, with all onboard meals, water, soft drinks and daily activities included. You'll pay extra for airport transfers, alcoholic drinks, spa treatments, scuba diving, visa fees and a visitor fee to Myanmar. There is no Wi-Fi available onboard.
What are Burma Boating’s most popular activities?
Cruisers choose Burma Boating to visit the the Mergui Archipelago, and anything that gets them off the boat and onto the islands or in the water around the islands is popular. Cruisers can partake in exploring tropical forests, hiking through valleys and up hills, kayaking through mangroves and walking along long, sandy stretches of deserted beach. Swimming, snorkeling, scuba diving and fishing are other popular options.
On the ship passengers often enjoy helping out with the sailing of the mega-yachts, from navigating and steering the boat to setting the sails.
Why go with Burma Boating?
- Vacations, private cruises and yacht charters in Myanmar and Southeast Asia.
- Authentic sailing experience in remote areas.
- Onboard meals, non-alcoholic drinks included in the fare.
- New seven-night Mergui Archipelago cruise aboard flagship Clan VI.
Best for: Barefoot cruisers who want to venture far off the beaten path in casual luxury
Not for: Workaholics or social media addicts who need to stay connected