Lakshadweep Samudaram Package
6 Nights / 5 Days
Minicoy Island, Kalpeni Island, Kavaratti Island
A Five-day tour package by cruise to the islands of Kavaratti, Minicoy and Kalpeni by ship- M.V Kavaratti is known as Lakshadweep Samudaram, which is a fix departure package, starts from Kochi. It has 150 Diamond class accommodations. It also has doctor on call, cafeteria, snack bars, entertainments and upper-deck promenade. The facilities include three independent galleys, halls, recreation place with a swimming pool and a helipad. Children from 1 year and above up to 10 years will be treated as child. The island tour is organized during the day with refreshments and lunch ashore. Nights are spent on board the ship. Swimming, snorkeling and other water sports are arranged besides sight-seeing, folk dances and other entertainment during the day tour.
IncludedLakshadweep Samudaram Package
Not IncludedDeparture TaxesEntry Fees5 Star AccommodationPersonal GuideBreakfast
Departure From Kochi (sequence of the Islands differ as per the voyage of schedule.)
On the departure date passengers are requested to reach Lakshadweep Wharf and Passenger facilitation center, Kochi by 10 a.m. Every Passenger including children has to carry their photo id cards. Please be patient while in queue for check in. After the security check in you will be transported by bus to Wharf and board to MV Kavarathi. A short video 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 is screened; lunch and dinner will be served on board M.V Kavaratti. Ship departs Kochi after the completion of MMT Survey around 2 p.m.
The Ship will reach Minicoy Island early in the morning. Minicoy is said to the most beautiful of all the Lakshadweep Islands. Due to its geographical closeness to Maldives, Minicoy gives you the feel of being in Maldives. If you look at Lakshadweep in the map, you will notice that Minicoy is a single dot quite far from the cluster of Lakshadweep Islands. It is located between 8° 17° North Latitudes and 73° 04° East Longitudes, 398 km away from Kochi. It is isolated from the main group of islands. Minicoy is 10.6 km long and is the second largest island. It has one of the largest lagoons with a small uninhabited islet Viringili on its south has a village beautifully maintained and decorated. Lava is the traditional dance performed on festive occasions. Colorful race boats called "Jahadhoni" are a feast to the eye of any tourist. A large number of men from this island are employed as sea men in ships all over the world. People in Minicoy speak the same language as Maldives whereas rest of the islands of Lakshadweep speaks a mixture of Malayalam, Tamil & Urdu. Minicoy is an important center for tuna fishing and a tuna-canning factory on the island processes the catch. A 300-foot tall lighthouse built in 1885 by the British is a majestic landmark. The lighthouse offers some breathtaking views of the island from the top. Every inch of the island is covered with coconut grooves and you can see the blue sea along with the vast horizon. The beaches have huts with changing rooms and facilities for water sports. After breakfast proceed to Minicoy by Pablo boat, nonstop entertainment ashore in Minicoy island like swimming, snorkeling, kayaking, glass boating, sightseeing and diving. Lunch will be served in the beach buffet. After lunch Folk dance will be arrange and followed by evening tea Departure time to ship and move to Next Island. Dinner on board.
Arrival By Kochi
Samudaram Packages 2019 – 2020
|S.No.||Dep. Kochi||Ship||Arri. Kochi||Days||Islands|
|1||05.10.2019||M V Kavaratti||9.10.2019||5||KVT – KLP - MCY|
|2||12.10.2019||M V Kavaratti||16.10.2019||5||MCY – KDT – KVT|
|3||19.10.2019||M V Kavaratti||23.10.2019||5||KVT – MCY - KLP|
|4||26.10.2019||M V Kavaratti||30.10.2019||5||KLP – MCY- KVT|
|5||02.11.2019||M V Kavaratti||06.11.2019||5||MCY – KDT – KVT|
|6||9.11.2019||M V Kavaratti||13.11.2019||5||KVT - KLP - MCY|
|7||16.11.2019||M V Kavaratti||20.11.2019||5||MCY – KLP - KVT|
|8||23.11.2019||M V Kavaratti||27.11.2019||5||KVT- MCY – KLP|
|9||30.11.2019||M V Kavaratti||04.12.2019||5||KLP – MCY- KVT|
|10||07.12.2019||M V Kavaratti||11.12.2019||5||MCY – KLP – KVT|
|11||14.12.2019||M V Kavaratti||18.12.2019||5||KVT – KLP – MCY|
|12||21.12.2019||M V Kavaratti||25.12.2019||5||MCY – KDT – KVT|
|13||28.12.2019||M V Kavaratti||01.01.2020||5||KVT – MCY – KLP|
- Daily breakfast, lunch, evening tea & dinner.
- Transfer by bus from boarding point at Kochi to ship.
- Welcome drink at the island.
- Water sports kayaking and glass boat. (One Time Only)
- Entry permit and heritage fee.
- All applicable taxes except GST.
- Snorkelling which costs Rs.300 per hour extra.
- Under water scuba diving costs Rs. 2000 per dive with equipment's and trained dive master.
- Wind surfing
- Para sailing
- Any other service which is not covered under inclusions.