Lakshadweep – In the name of Blue Waters, Corals & White sands
Lakshadweep as the name goes is the land of million islands, undoubtedly it is India’s best answer to Maldives. Serenely adorned with beautiful islands, beaches, while silvery sands and blue water oceans, Lakshadweep is bound to captivate your senses and fulfill the crave for Vitamin Sea totally. Located at the far off oceans of Kochi, Lakshadweep is indeed the place to soothe your senses and captivate your soul for the much needed vacations. This Christmas spend your vacation at these blue lagoon islands of India and celebrate totally.
About the Ship
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.
How to reach via Train to Ernakulam or Cochin from Mumbai
Onward Train Recommendation
Board VRL TVC EXPRESS (16333) at 8:40 pm from Vasai on 20th Dec 2018 Thursday Night and reach Ernakulam at 10:05 pm on Friday Night. Relax at a budget hotel in Kochi near the station and Meet the team the next day at Wellington Island (half an hour from the station) Reporting Time 8:30 am on Saturday, 22nd Dec 2018.
Return Journey Train Recommendation
Ship disembarkation will complete by 1:00 pm. Board NETRAVATHI EXP (16346) on Wednesday.
26th Dec 2018 at 2:10 pm. And reach Mumbai LTT by 5:45 pm on 27th Dec 2018 Thursday.
Day 1: Friday, 21st Dec 2018 - Come to Cochin with the last flight
You need to come to Cochin on this date, as your boarding would start at 9 am on the next day. Plan your train/flight tickets in such a way that you reach Kochi/Ernakulam/Cochin before 9 am on 22nd Dec 2018. If you arrive at cochin on 21st i.e a day in advance you can plan cochin sightseeing as cochin has many beautiful places to explore.
Day 2: Saturday, 22nd Dec 2018 - Boarding onto the Passenger Ship and Embarkation
Today at 9 am you need to report for embarking the ship from Kochi. Post conducting the security check and checking IDs we will embark on the journey to the land of corals. Your day would be spend cruising on the ship and enjoying the ride across the blue oceans. You can enjoy delicious meals served on the cruise. Lunch, Evening snacks & Dinner included with both Veg & Non veg options.
Day 3: Sunday, 23rd Dec 2018 - Kalpeni Islands - Coral Escapade
Spend entire day at Island.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 Lighthouse is also included in the day's program.Welcome drink, Breakfast, Lunch served at island itself. Dinner in buffet style in the cruise ship.
Day 4: Monday, 24th Dec 2018 - Kavaratti Island - Lagoon of the bluest island
Spend entire day at Island.Wake up to blue oceans! Today you will explore the Kavaratti 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. You can enjoy your time at Kavaratti. Welcome drink, Breakfast, Lunch served at island itself. Dinner in buffet style in the cruise ship.
Day 5: Tuesday, 25th Dec - Minicoy Island - Island of the Lighthouse
Spend entire day at Island. Located in Lakshadweep is one of the beautiful destinations for beach holiday, this destination is also known as the Kingdom of women. Welcome drink, Breakfast, Lunch served at island itself. Dinner in buffet style in the cruise ship.You can choose to dive, swim and do snorkelling under the guidance of PADI certified staff. Welcome drink, Breakfast, Lunch served at island itself. Dinner in buffet style in the cruise ship.Celebrate Christmas with your dear ones.
Day 6 : Wednesday, 26th Dec - Arrival Kochi
Today, your trip ends with happy memories. You will disembark from the cruise ship post having breakfast. Certificates shall also be distributed. 13:00 you can leave the port and board flight from Kochi.
This is an adventure cum leisure trip, where any unforeseen circumstances may contribute to the need for a change in itinerary. In such situations, we or your tour leader will suggest the best alternative similar to your original itinerary. In case of alternate plan, the expenses towards the same shall be borne by the participant.
Trikon would be happy to book your flight tickets on request. The fare is not included in the event cost and will have to be paid separately.
In case of cancellation or removal of any destination due to natural calamities or government regulations, no refunds shall be entertained.
What is included in the tour
- First class Twin Sharing AC cabin accommodation
- All 3 time meals [Breakfast Lunch and Dinner] morning and evening tea or coffee
- Welcome drink at the island.
- All 3 island sightseeing - Kavaratti, Minicoy and Kalpeni Island
- Water Sports Kayaking Snorkeling and Glass boat ride (1 time)
- Entry permit
- Compliment T Shirts and Caps.
- All the Government taxes.
- Assistance on ship
- Trikon expertise charges
What is NOT included in the tour
- Mumbai to Cochin travelling
- Camera entry charges
- Any charges born for Personal use.
- Hiring of Instruments fun activities.
- Scuba Diving.can be done for 1900
- Day 1 Breakfast and Last day Lunch
- Water sports which are not mentioned in inclusions
- 5% GST
- Dip and Dive to see the coral islands
- Soak and relax on the blue water beaches
- Enjoy doing Kayaking Snorkeling and Glass boat ride
- Exploring 3 Beautiful islands, each with different essence
- Cruise ride and stay for an unwinding experience