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LAKSHADWEEP TOUR DETAILS

Duration: 4 Night / 5 Days Destination:
Cochin – Lakshadwep – Kavaratti Island – Kalpeni – Minicoy – Cochin
Lakshadweep Samudram Package (By M.V Kavaratti)
Lakshadweep Samudram is a Five-day cruise to visit the islands of Kavaratti, Kalpeni and Minicoy by ship- M.V Kavaratti. The island tour is organized during the day with lunch and refreshments ashore. Nights are spent on board the ship. M.V Kavaratti has 150 Diamond class accommodations. Swimming, snorkeling and other water sports are arranged during the day’ tour. Children from 1 year and above up to 10 years will be treated as child

Day 1 Departure from Kochi
There will be regular video show on board the ship. A short instructional video show also will be screened depicting the various facilities available on board the ship and about the rules and regulations to be followed by the tourists on board for their own safety and for the safety of co-passengers.
10:00 to 10:30 Boarding/Embarkation to MV Kavaratti, Inspection of MMD Surveyor and Departure
13:00 to 13:45 Lunch (Buffet separately for veg and Non Veg)
15:30 to 16:00 Evening Tea with Snacks
20:00 to 20:45 Dinner (Buffet separately for veg and Non Veg)
Day 2 Arrival First Island as per schedule
Early morning finish their morning chores
06:00 to 06:30 Morning tea with Snacks
07:00 to 07:30 Breakfast on board
07:30 to 08:00 Disembarkation (Follow the announcement on board)
08:00 to 09:00 reception with welcome drinks
09:00 to 13:00 Water Sports activities
13:00 to 13:45 Lunch in the beach (Buffet separately for veg and Non Veg)
14:00 to 15:30 sightseeing
16:00 to 16:30 Evening Tea with Snacks
16:30 to 16:45 Boarding/Embarkation to Ship MV Kavaratti
20:00 to 20:45 Dinner (Buffet separately for veg and Non Veg)
Day 3 Arrival Second Island as per schedule
Early morning finish their morning chores
06:00 to 06:30 Morning tea with Snacks
07:00 to 07:30 Breakfast on board
07:30 to 08:00 Disembarkation (Follow the announcement on board)
08:00 to 09:00 reception with welcome drinks
09:00 to 13:00 Water Sports activities
13:00 to 13:45 Lunch in the beach (Buffet separately for veg and Non Veg)
14:00 to 15:30 sightseeing
16:00 to 16:30 Evening Tea with Snacks
16:30 to 16:45 Boarding/Embarkation to Ship MV Kavaratti
20:00 to 20:45 Dinner (Buffet separately for veg and Non Veg)
Day 4 Arrival Third Island as per schedule
Early morning finish their morning chores
06:00 to 06:30 Morning tea with Snacks
07:00 to 07:30 Breakfast on board
07:30 to 08:00 Disembarkation (Follow the announcement on board)
08:00 to 09:00 reception with welcome drinks.
09:00 to 13:00 Water Sports activities.
13:00 to 13:45 Lunch in the beach (Buffet separately for veg and Non Veg)
14:00 to 15:30 sightseeing
16:00 to 16:30 Evening Tea with Snacks
16:30 to 16:45 Boarding/Embarkation to Ship MV Kavaratti
20:00 to 20:45 Dinner (Buffet separately for veg and Non Veg)
Day 5 Arrival Kochi
Early morning finish their morning chores
06:00 to 06:30 Morning tea with Snacks
07:00 to 07:30 Breakfast on board
Collect your LTC/LTA Certificate from the Sports Manger, Onboard
10:30 to 12:00 Disembarkation (Follow the announcement on board) And good bye

Package include
1. First class cabin accommodation
2. All 3 time meals [breakfast Lunch and Dinner] morning and evening tea or coffee
3. Bus transfer to the ship from the boarding point at Cochin.
4. Welcome drink at the island.
5. All 3 island sightseeing.
6. Water sports Kayaking Snorkeling and glass boat 1 time
7. Entry permit and heritage fee
8. Compliment T Shirts and Caps
9. All the Government taxes.
10. Our personal assistance on the ship and Island
Note: Under water scuba diving is not included if required guest can avail at paying Rs 1900 per dive at dive center of Lakshadweep Tourism. Few about the Islands
Kavaratti Island Location: 10′-33* North Latitude and 72′ -38* East Longitude, located 404 kms. from Cochin. It is the headquarters of the U.T Administration since 1964. You have enough time to explore the island. The beautiful calm lagoon forms an ideal spot for water sports, swimming and basking on warm sandy beaches. Marine life exhibits can be seen at the new MARINE AQUARIUM which has excellent collection of specimens.
Do not bother if you are not a good swimmer, we have made viewing the exotic underwater world easier for you through our glass bottomed boats.
The Dolphin Dive Center is another attraction for water sports enthusiasts.
(Tourists availing ‘Taratashi’ package to KAVARATI stay in the tourist huts at the tourist complex. One can also visit KAVARATTI in Taratashi packages.) Kalpeni
Location: 10′-05* North Latitude and 73′-39* East Longitude, located 287 kms. from Cochin. It is known for its Scenic beauty and the small islets called Tilakkam and Pitti and an uninhabited island on the north called Cheriyam.
A huge shallow lagoon encloses all of them. A peculiar feature of KALPENI atoll is the huge storm bank of coral debris along the eastern and south-eastern shorelines.
It is believed that huge boulders were thrown up during a storm in 1847. It is a progressive island. It was in this island that girls first went to school, when women’s education was considered a taboo.
Here, one can swim, reef-walk or water sport on kayaks, sail boat and pedal boat. A visit to the Baniyan Factory and the Light House is also included in the day’s program.
Minicoy Location: 8′-17* North Latitude and 73′-04* east Longitude, located 398 kms. from Cochin. It is about 10.6 Kms. long: it is the second largest island, the first being ANDROTT. It is the southernmost island in Lakshadweep, crescent shaped and has one of the largest lagoons.
Viringili is the small islet that can be seen on the south. MINICOY is set apart from the northern group of islands by its culture: the islanders are employed as seamen in ocean going vessels the world over. The island has a systematically arranged village system known as ‘Avah’. Each avah is a cluster of houses which is headed by an elected elderly man called Bodukaka. Traditionally all powers to manage village affairs are vested in him.
Each village has a village house beautifully decorated and maintained. Mahl is the spoken language. MINICOY is an important centre for tuna fishing.
The Light House of the island is one of the oldest and was constructed in 1885. One can visit the villages, tuna canning factory, the light house and go for a long drive through dense coconut groves and winding village roads. The beaches have bathing huts and change rooms. So swim and beach walk, Pedal boat, Kayak and Sail. Three Tourist Cottages and a Twenty Bedded Tourist Home have been constructed for the staying tourists.​