LAKSHADWEEP TOUR – SAMUDRAM


LAKSHADWEEP PACKAGE

4 NIGHTS - 5 DAYS

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 180 First 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.

MV Kavaratti. 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 programmes/Itineraries are subject to change without notice due to ships arrival / departure or other unforeseen reasons.

Reporting time to our facilitation desk at the, First floor, Lakshadweep Wharf and Passenger Facilitation Center, Near FCI Godown, Indira Gandhi Road, Willington island at 10:00 AM. Ship departure time 12.00 AM.

SEP. 2017 - LAKSHADWEEP - SAMUDRAM DEPARTURE SCHEDULE

Dep. Kochi

Ship

Arri. Kochi

Days

15.09.2017

MV Kavaratti

19.09.2017

5 Days

21.09.2017

MV Kavaratti

25.09.2017

5 Days

27.09.2017

MV Kavaratti

01.10.2017

5 Days

KOCHI - WILLINGDON ISLAND

Kochi (Cochin), While you are at Kochi we would be glad to arrange your accommodation on request and organize local sightseeing and backwater cruise.

DAY 1 Departure from Kochi

  • 10:00 to 10:30 Boarding.
  • 13:00 to 13:45 Lunch on Ship (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, 3 and 4 visits in various Islands

  • 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 in island

  • 09:00 to 13:00 Water Sports activities

  • 13:00 to 13:45 Lunch in the beach resort. (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 to Ship.

  • 20:00 to 20:45 Dinner on board (Buffet separately for veg and Non Veg)

DAY 5 Arrival Kochi

  • 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, On board

  • Disembarkation (Follow the announcement on board)

FEW ABOUT THE ISLANDS

Kavaratti Island

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.

Kalpeni

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. 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

Located 398 kms. from Cochin. It is about 10.6 Kms. long: it is the second largest island. 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 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.

PACKAGE INCLUDES

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. All the Government taxes.
9. Our personal assistance on the ship and Island

Note: Under water scuba diving is not included if required guest can avail at Kavaratti paying  Rs 2500 per dive at Dolphin dive center of Lakshadweep Tourism.

PACKAGE COST

Class of Accommodation Package Cost
First Class (Adult) 26500
First Class (Child) 19900

Some Guidelines while on Lakshadweep Islands

  • All Passengers to hold a valid identity card ( Voters ID / Passport / Driving License)
  • The reporting time is 09.30 am. At First Floor, Lakshadweep Wharf, Opp. FCI Gowdon Willingdon Island, Kochi-3
  • The scheduled ship departure time is 02.00 pm, however the exact time of departure may vary.
  • While on the ship, a representative of SPORTS has been specially designated to assist you. In case of any difficulty, please avail of his services.
  • Please note that ships cannot dock at the islands. The facility to dock the ship is not available on all islands.
  • The passengers will be transferred into boats, which will take them to the island.
  • The person availing the ship packages should be in sound health.

CANCELLATION POLICY

  • 20% cancellation charge will be deducted if the booking is cancelled 30 days before departure of the ship.
  • 35% cancellation charge will be deducted if the booking is cancelled between 29th to 10th days before departure of the ship.
  • No refund if cancelled within 10 days before the departure of the ship.

REFUND POLICY

100% refund if the schedule is cancelled due to unfavorable weather conditions and/or other unexpected technical faults. No damages/claims will be payable except MONEY paid by them.

CONDITIONS

  • Consumption of liquor is prohibited in Lakshadweep.
  • Program / Schedule of ship is liable to be changed / cancelled without prior notice. Ships are operated by Lakshadweep Administration. In case of a change in the ship schedule liability of SPORTS is restricted to transporting the tourists back to Cochin by immediate available conveyance of the ship only.
  • Tourists availing LTC may collect LTC certificate room Manager on board at the time of return journey or from our Kochi office on return. Transport and tour change bifurcation is given in the tariff chart.
  • Service tax applicable as per the prevailing Govt. Tax rate.


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