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LAKSHADWEEP SAMUDRAM PACKAGE

 

There is no better way to enjoy glistering silver sand beaches and incredible abundance of coral reefs of Lakhsadweep than to travel on board M.V. Kavaratti ship on Samduram package. This package is a five days cruise to visit the islands of Kavaratti, Kalpeni and Minicoy. During the day, islands tours are organized with lunch and refreshments ashore. You enjoy swimming, snorkeling and other water sports on these islands besides sight-seeing, folk dances and other entertainment. M.V Kavaratti the ship has 150 Diamond class accommodation. It also has 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.

 

Samudram Tour Itinerary

Day 1 Departure From Cochin
Reporting time 10 AM at Lakshadweep Wharf, Near FCI Gowdown in Indira Gandhi Road Willingdon Island. After security formalities take your bus and drop you in the wharf, board to M.V Kavaratti ship, Lunch and dinner will be served on board M.V Kavaratti.Ship departs Kochi after the completion of MMT Survey around 2 PM

 

 


Day 2. Minicoy Island

Located between 8° 17° North Latitudes and 73° 04° East Longitudes, 398 km away from Kochi Early morning Ship will reache Minicoy Island Minicoy is, in a sense, isolated from the main group of islands and lies about 200 kms south of the northern group. It is 10.6 kms long and is the second largest island. Minicoy has one of the largest lagoons with a small uninhabited islet Viringili on its southern side. Minicoy is distinct from the northern group of islands in its culture, language dress etc. It has a cluster of 11 villages, which are called "Ava'h" each presided over by an elected village elder called Bodukaka. Traditionally all powers to manage village affairs are vested in him. Each village has a village house beautifully maintained and decorated. Minicoy is renowned for its tradition dance - the Lava 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 employedas seamen in ships all over the world. Mahal is the spoken language. 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 beaches have bathing huts with change rooms and facilities for water sports are available. After breakfast proceed to Minicoy by Pablo boat, nonstop entertainment ashore in Minicoy island like swimming, snorkeling, kayaking, glass boating, sightseeing and diving. 1:00PM to 2:00PM Lunch will be serving in the beach buffet. 2:30 PM to 3:00 PM Folk dance will be arrange 3:30 PM to 4:00 PM Evening tea will be serve 4:30 PM Departure time to ship and move to Next Island. 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM Dinner on board.

Day 3. Kalpeni Island
Located between 10° 05° North Latitudes and 73° 39°East Longitudes, 287 km away from Kochi. Early morning Ship will reach Kalpeni Island along with two small islets of Tilakkam and Pitti and the uninhabited island of Cheriyam in the north form a single atoll. A peculiar feature of Kalpeni is a huge storm bank of coral debris along its eastern and southeastern shorelines. It is a socially progressive island and it was here that girls first went to school when women's education was considered taboo. One can swim, snorkel or reef-walk in the vast lagoon and indulge in water sports on kayaks, sailboats and pedal boats. Two bathing huts with change rooms are available at Koomel Beach. A nonstop entertainment ashore in Kalpeni Island. 13:00 to 14:00 Lunch will be serving in the Kumel beach buffet. 14:30 to 15:00 Folk dance will be arrange 15:30 to 16:00 Evening tea will be serve 16:30 Departure time to ship and move to Next Island. 19:30 to 20:30 Dinner on board

 

Day 4 Kavaratti Island
Located between 10° 33° North Latitudes and 72° 38°East Longitudes, 404 km away from Koch. Early morning Ship reached Kavaratti Island Kavaratti is the Headquarters of the Administration since 1964 and the most developed island. The beautiful and calm lagoon offers an ideal spot for water sports, swimming and snorkeling. Sunbathing or just lazing around on the beach can be a heady experience. Marine life enthusiasts can visit the marine aquarium, which has an excellent collection of aquatic pecimens. The multicolored underwater life in the lagoons can be viewed through glass-bottomed boats. Kayaks, wind surfers, water skiing and sailing boats are available. The Dolphin Dive Centre is attractions for those who love scuba dive. After breakfast around 8:30 AM proceed to Kavaratti by boat. A nonstop ent ertainment ashore in Kavaratti Island. 13:00 to 14:00 Lunch will be serving in the beach buffet. 14:30 to 15:00 Folk dance will be arrange 15:30 to 16:00 Evening tea will be serve 16:30 Departure time to ship and move to 19:30 to 20:30 Dinner on board.

Day 5 Arrival By Cochin
After Break Fast around 1:00 PM ship will reaches Kochi , disembarkation to Kochi, take your bus waiting at the wharf drop you at the Passenger reporting center.

(Please note the sequence of the Islands differ as per the voyage of schedule.)

Samudram Packages 2016 - 2017

September 2016

Dep. Kochi
Ship
Arri Kochi
Days
Islands
Adult. Amt
Child. Amt
Book Now
20.09.2016
MV KVT
24.09.2016
5 Days
Kvt/Kdt/Klp
25000
18000
26.09.2016
MV KVT
30.09.2016
5 Days
Klp/Kdt/kvt
25000
18000

October 2016

Dep. Kochi
Ship
Arri Kochi
Days
Islands
Adult. Amt
Child. Amt
Book Now
02.10.2016
MV KVT
06.10.2016
5 Days
Mcy/Klp/Kvt
25000
18000
08.10.2016
MV KVT
12.10.2016
5 Days
Kvt/Klp/Mcy
25000
18000
14.10.2016
MV KVT
18.10.2016
5 Days
Klp/Mcy/Kvt
25000
18000
21.10.2016
MV KVT
25.10.2016
5 Days
Kvt/Klp/Mcy
25000
18000
27.10.2016
MV KVT
31.10.2016
5 Days
Mcy/Klp/Kvt
25000
18000

November 2016

Dep. Kochi
Ship
Arri Kochi
Days
Islands
Adult. Amt
Child. Amt
Book Now
02.11.2016
MV KVT
06.11.2016
5 Days
Mcy/Klp/Kvt
25000
18000
08.11.2016
MV KVT
12.11.2016
5 Days
Kvt/Klp/Mcy
25000
18000
14.11.2016
MV KVT
18.11.2016
5 Days
Klp/Mcy/Kvt
25000
18000
21.11.2016
MV KVT
25.11.2016
5 Days
Kvt/Klp.Mcy
25000
18000
27.11.2016
MV KVT
02.12.2016
5 Days
Mcy/Klp/Kvt
25000
18000

December 2016

Dep. Kochi
Ship
Arri Kochi
Days
Islands
Adult. Amt
Child. Amt
Book Now
03.12.2016
MV KVT
07.12.2016
5 Days
Mcy/Klp/Kvt
25000*
18000**
09.12.2016
MV KVT
13.12.2016
5 Days
Kvt/Klp/Mcy
25000*
18000**
15.12.2016
MV KVT
19.12.2016
5 Days
Klp/Mcy/Kvt
25000*
18000**
21.12.2016
MV KVT
25.12.2016
5 Days
Kvt/Mcy/Klp
25000*
18000**
27.12.2016
MV KVT
31.12.2016
5 Days
Mcy/Klp/Kvt
25000*
18000**

January 2017

Dep. Kochi
Ship
Arri Kochi
Days
Islands
Adult. Amt
Child. Amt
Book Now
02.01.2017
MV KVT
06.01.2017
5 Days
Mcy/Klp/Kvt
25000
18000
08.01.2017
MV KVT
12.01.2017
5 Days
Kvt/Klp/Mcy
25000
18000
14.01.2017
MV KVT
18.01.2017
5 Days
Klp/Mcy/Kvt
25000
18000

March 2017 reservation will be possible in Oct/Nov

 

  • Service tax is applicable @ 4.5% for all packages
  • **10 % surcharge is applicable for all departures in December
Inclusions

  • Accommodation in first class cabin for two guests.
  • Daily breakfast, lunch, evening tea & dinner.
  • Transfer by bus from boarding point at cochin to ship.
  • Welcome drink at the island.
  • Sight-seeing of all three islands.
  • Water sports kayaking and glass boat.
  • Entry permit and heritage fee.
  • All applicable taxes except service tax.

Exclusions

  • Snorkeling which costs Rs. 300 per hour extra.
  • Under water scuba diving costs Rs. 2000 per dive with equipments and trained dive master (Under water snapes on CD).
  • Wind surfing
  • Para sailing
  • Any other service which is not covered under inclulsions.

Query Form

While Planning:- 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:- Reporting time to facilitation desk at the Wharf, Willingdon island at 10.00. Ship departure time 12.00.

Onboard the ship:- Onboard the ship a film is shown to the tourist giving a brief history of Lakshadweep, its environment, the coral reefs and its management, the ban on picking up of corals, using plastics and ways to keep the islands clean and enjoy the beauty without disturbing or destroying it.

Adventure & Entertainment Ashore:- The organized activities include shore excursions, water sports and entertainments that include folk dances and cultural activities in different islands. Swimming, boating, snorkeling and other water sports is arranged during the day tour. At Minicoy tourists can visit Lighthouse built in 1885, Tuna Canning Factory and Village Houses. Atop the Lighthouse, one will have a magnificent view of the islands. Here, the tourists will be taken for a long drive through dense coconut groves and winding village roads. The scenic beauty and the small islets Tilakkam, Pitti and Cheriyam at Kalpeni, Marine Aquarium, Museum and Mosques at Kavaratti are some of the other attractions.

Foreign Nationals:- The Samudram/Coral Reef/Weekend Tour Package Programmes are now available for both, Indian and Foreign Nationals. Foreign nationals can also avail Kadmat or Bangaram & Thinnakara Beach Tent Camping Adventures!

LTC:- Tourists availing LTC may collect LTC certificate from Tour Manager on board at the time of return journey or from 'Sports' office. (Transport and tour change bifurcation is given in the tariff chart).

Name of Package
Class of Cabin
Classification
Transportation Cost
Tour Cost
Total Package Cost
SAMUDRAM
5 DAYS / 4 NIGHT
First
Adult
14,000
11000
25,000
FIRST
Child (age from 1 yr to 10yr)
11,000
7,000
18,000


  • Service tax is aplicable @ 3.636% for all the packages.
  • 10 % surcharge is aplicable for all departures in december.
     

For confirmed reservation, please fill up below form and send us a scanned copy of the same.

 
   

 



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