The island of blue sea and untouched beaches bear unparalleled flora and fauna. You can easily go island hopping, unwind and enjoy the bounty of this unfrequented island. Get cruising!
Wondering about the kind of cruises you can opt for? Let's guide you through how to get going!
A Variety of Cruise ShipsNot one, but an array of cruises ply to the Lakshadweep islands. Here are some details.
Head StartThe ships set sail from the port of Kochi, taking you to a variety of destinations in the Lakshadweep islands. The conventional island visits include Bangaram, Minicoy, Kavaratti, Kalpeni, Agatti, and Kadmat, but they also vary according to the cruise you opt for!
Government-Run ShipsUsually a 4-5 night tour package, these government-run ships offer different experiences on each. The activities on your cruise and the subsequent island stops will thrill you to the core!
- Minicoy Cruise- This cruise takes you to the second-largest island of this archipelago- Minicoy which is the tuna-fishing hub. With gold and diamond class ships available, the accommodation and views will stun you. MV Lakshadweep Sea and the MV Arabian Sea are the ships connecting through Kochi.
- Samudram- Covering destinations like Kavaratti, Kalpeni, and Minicoy, the Samudram cruise offers a tour of Tuna Canning Factory and the 1885-built lighthouse in Minicoy and the Museum, Marine Aquarium and various mosques in Kavaratti. The first-class ships with the Samudram package include- MV Kavaratti, MV Bharat Seema, Lakshadweep Sea Ship, Arabian Sea Ship, MV Tipu Sultan.
Royal VoyageFor a world-class experience with luxury and opulence on-board, opt for Amer Cruise Majesty offering facilities like casinos, badminton courts, restaurants, pubs, bars, sea-facing rooms, pools, spas and more. With larger accommodations, premium suites and conference halls, it certainly will remind you of a cruise from Singapore. Activities en-route are an added advantage of the private cruise including scuba diving, reef and lagoon snorkelling, kayaking, glass-bottom boat, and banana boat rides and village visits.
Pocket PinchThe tariffs largely vary based on the cruises you opt for, however, to give you a fair idea, a reasonable government-run cruise price would be starting from INR 20,000 per head.
The cruise invites you to thoroughly enjoy your journey even more than your destination because sometimes that's what matters the most! Get cruising with the cruise experiences to Lakshadweep and revel in the magical expedition you'll be embarking upon. Bon Voyage!
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