Five-day cruise which takes tourists to Kavaratti, Kalpeni and Minicoy for day excursion. During the day with lunch and refreshments ashore. Swimming, snorkeling and other water sports can be arranged during the day tour. Night spends onboard the ship.
MVKavaratti. The ships have cafeteria, snack bars, doctor on call, entertainments and upper-deck promenade. Ship facilities include three independent galleys, halls, recreation place with a swimming pool and a helipad. While planning your travel itinerary please provide a day at Kochi, both one way to Lakshadweep and on the way back. Ship programs/Itineraries are subject to change without notice due to ships arrival / departure or other unforeseen reasons.
Reporting time to our facilitation desk at the Warf, Willingdon Island at 10.00 AM. Ship departure time12.00 AM.
All passengers have to be report at boarding point in Wellington Island Cochin office between10.00 to11.00hrs. Our representative will assist to hand over the permit, tickets and boarding the ship. Check in starts from 11.00 am and ETD from Cochin by 12.30 pm. The lunch provide in the ship and proceed from Cochin to Lakshadweep India’s one and only Virgin Coral Paradise.
Evening tea and dinner will be provided in ship. Overnight stay in ship.
Morning Tea, Breakfast in ship, Today guest will reach Kavaratti. 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.
The guest move back to ship by
17.00hrs and stay overnight at ship. Dinner will be provided
in the ship.
Morning Tea and Breakfast in ship, 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.
Evening after having the tea, guest move back to ship by 170.00hrs and stay
overnight at ship. Dinner will be arranged in the ship.
Morning Tea, Breakfast in ship, 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.
In the evening at 16.00 hrs guest move back to the ship for the overnight
stay and dinner will be provided.
Morning tea and Breakfast in the ship, Today morning the ship arrives at Cochin port 10.00hrs in the morning and the guest can leave ship by 11.00 hrs with sweet memories of the Lakshadweep pleasure trip.
Duration: 4 Nights / 5 Days