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Trip Details
Trip type:Discovering & Scuba Diving
Depart from:Chalong Pier, Phuket
Destinations: Similan IslandsKoh Bon, Koh TachaiKoh Tachai, Richelieu Rock, The Teak Wreck” – “Naiyak Wreck”
Duration:5 Days/ 4 Nights
Depart time: 19.00-20.00 hrs
Suitable for: Scuba Divers, Visitors
Trip theme:Underwater Activities in Andaman

Explore the best dive sites around Similan Islands that include 9 islands of the northern Andaman of Phuket by liveaboard MV Giamani. On the way back you’ll have time to revisit the Islands you liked most. Go to further northern part at Koh Bon and Koh Tachai for taking deeper sea diving. You will get a great dive opportunity around Naiyak Wreck to see sunk Burmese ship.

TOUR DETAILS


Overview of Similan, Koh Bon & Richelieu Rock – 5 days Safari by MV Giamani

 

Day 1: Departure – Sunday

Around 17.30- 18.30: All of you transfer to Chalong pier from your hotel.

Around 19.00- 20.00: When all guest board on the MV Giamani, depart to Similan Islands for staying overnight. Dinner will be served after briefing about your all-inclusive diving rules and spots.

Day 2: Similan Islands

Wake up in the morning and have your breakfast. Start your diving at Anita’s Reef (Similan Island No 5 – Kho Ha) which is the most amazing dive site for easy drifting. Take your breakfast and go for another dive at West of Eden (Similan Island No 7 – Koh Pabu). Take your 3rd dive at the giant boulder site of Elephant Head Rock (Hin Pusa) among the tremendous underwater fish, colourful plants, etc. Take some afternoon snacks. Go to Donald Duck Bay (Ao Guerk) for 4th dive at night. Stay at a secluded bay and enjoy your time.

Day 3: Koh Bon, Koh Tachai

At dawn, we will sail to Koh Bon. Take two dives in the world famous dive sites at Koh Bon Pinnacle and Koh Bon West Ridge. You can see some Manta Rays. We will go to further northern site, Koh Tachai and take your fantastic 3rd dive at Tachai Pinnacle. Don’t miss to enjoy more Manta Rays here. Visit Tachai Beach after your 4th sunset dive which depends on the weather at the eastern or western reef of Koh Tachai. Stay and enjoy the night here.

Day 4: Koh Tachai – Richelieu Rock

For taking deeper dive, we are staying here. Take a dive in the deeper sea around Tachai Pinnacle. After this dive, we will move to Richelieu Rock. Perform two ‘Day Dives’ at Richelieu Rock which is known as ‘Jewel of the area’. You will take a sunset dive around this area. You can check another night dive at Boonsung Wreck. Take your dinner and enjoy your night.

Day 5:  “The Teak Wreck” – “Naiyak Wreck”

Wake up and start your diving at rarely diving site “The Teak Wreck” (MV Sea Chart). See a Burmese steel haulage vessel that sank with 1200 logs of teak in 2009. The last dive for this tour will be taken at Naiyak Wreck (“Condreco”). Extremely nice macro site of this area provides you the opportunity to enjoy the abundance of sea life. Take your time for packing your essentials. Get relaxed at the deck and enjoy the cruising to Chalong, Phuket.
Disembarkation at Chalong Bay in Phuket usually around 17.00 hrs (05.00 pm) and continue with a transfer to your hotel. (Total of 2 dives)
Remark:style=”font-size: 10.0pt; font-family: ‘Arial’,sans-serif;”>Why not covering the north of the Andaman Sea with the southern part, just by combining this 5 days and 3 days cruise of MV Giamani to an amazing 7 days / 6 nights cruise. Click here for more detailed information.

Remark: Why not covering the north of the Andaman Sea with the southern part, just by combining this 5 days and 3 days cruise of MV Giamani to an amazing 7 days / 6 nights cruise. Click here for more detailed information.

Note: Schedule and Itinerary depending on the weather conditions and the discretion of the Cruise Director and Captain and depends on currents, dive sites activities, light, objective, sailing times etc. The spots are possible, but not guaranteed.

Prices included:

Transfers to and from MV Giamani within Phuket Island, full board accommodation, all meals served onboard including snacks, softdrinks, drinking water, tea, towels, dinghy for onshore exploration and pick ups, tanks, weights and weight belts, professional Tour leader, Divemaster and Instructor, torch for the night dive, total of 14 dives.

Prices not included:

Any international or domestic airfare, National Marine Park fee* (payable on board),  rental diving equipment, Nitrox, PADI / SSI Diving courses, alcoholic beverages, Tip, diving insurance** or travel insurance***

Please book in advance if you need to rent a diving computer or underwater camera.

* Similan & Surin National Park Fees

  • 500 Baht for entry into the Similans or Surin (divers and non-divers) plus…
  • 200 Baht per diver per day

Example for above trip:
Entry fee for Similan 500 THB + Surin 500 THB = 1.000 THB
Diving Fee for 3 days in the Park: 3 x 200 THB = 600 THB
Total (payable on board) 1.600 THB

Please note that the National Park Fee is set by the National Park and is subject to change without notice.

** Diving Insurance

There are too option if you do not have any diving insurance yet:
1) If you are a European Citizen:  You can get your diving insurance directly online with Aqua Med. Just follow HERE and enter all your details, you will get an confirmation within 24hrs.
2) For outside Europe Citizen you are able to visit the Webpage of DAN to apply for your diving insurance: http://diversalertnetwork.org/

*** Travel Insurance

Get your Travel Insurance with a worldwide coverage. No matter from which country you are.  Just follow the link HERE to your insurance package. Buy, extend and claim online, from anywhere in the world, even while you away from home and already on the way.

Charter:

MV Giamani is also available for liveaboard charter; please contact us for more details to make your scuba vacation special for you and your friends.

DepartureArrivalDays/ nightsMaster CabinDeluxe Double
27.03.201631.03.20165 / 440000.00 THB35200.00 THB
10.04.201614.04.20165 / 440000.00THB35200.00 THB
24.04.201628.04.20165 / 440000.00THB35200.00 THB
01.05.201605.05.20165 / 440000.00THB35200.00 THB
30.10.201603.11.20165 / 440000.00THB35200.00 THB
06.11.201610.11.20165 / 440000.00THB35200.00 THB
13.11.201617.11.20165 / 440000.00THB35200.00 THB
20.11.201624.11.20165 / 440000.00THB35200.00 THB
27.11.201601.12.20165 / 440000.00THB35200.00 THB
04.12.201608.12.20165 / 440000.00THB35200.00 THB
11.12.201615.12.20165 / 440000.00THB35200.00 THB
18.12.201622.12.20165 / 440000.00THB35200.00 THB
26.12.201630.12.20165 / 440000.00THB35200.00 THB
08.01.201712.01.20175 / 440000.00THB35200.00 THB
15.01.201719.01.20175 / 440000.00THB35200.00 THB
22.01.201726.01.20175 / 440000.00THB35200.00 THB
29.01.201702.02.20175 / 440000.00THB35200.00 THB
12.02.201716.02.20175 / 440000.00THB35200.00 THB
26.02.201702.03.20175 / 440000.00THB35200.00 THB
12.03.201716.03.20175 / 440000.00THB35200.00 THB
26.03.201730.03.20175 / 440000.00THB35200.00 THB
09.04.201713.04.20175 / 440000.00THB35200.00 THB
23.04.201727.04.20175 / 440000.00THB35200.00 THB
30.04.201704.05.20175 / 440000.00THB35200.00 THB