Ships To Lakshadweep

MV Kavaratti
Accommodating two people in each room, the mv Kavaratti to Lakshadweep has 150 first class berths. It can carry 700 passengers as well as 200 tonnes of cargo. This ship sails from Cochin, in central Kerala, and covers the five-day Samudram Package. This package provides day excursions to the Lakshadweep islands of Kavaratti, Kalpeni and Minicoy. Indian and international visitors come here to enjoy the sun and the sand. These are great places for taking up adventure sports.

This package is open only to Indian citizens. Guests spend the night on board the ship itself, and enjoy day excursions and food on the islands. You can go for village visits on the islands – this will help you get an idea about the island, its people, lifestyle and other information. You will get firsthand knowledge of the life on the islands. There will be dances, singing and entertainment shows to enthrall you. Short films will showcase the islands' history and culture to visitors.

The Samudram package includes visits to the Tuna Canning Factory and the lighthouse that was built in 1885. Pitti Bird Sanctuary houses many local and migratory birds. It will be worth a trip to the place. You will also be taken to the Museum, Marine Aquarium and various mosques. Also visit Cheriyam, Kalpeni and Tilakkam. and the island bird sanctuary of at are nearby.

Lakshadweep Sea
Visitors on the Marine Wealth Awareness Package are taken by the ship 'Lakshadweep Sea'. You get to visit Kadmat Island and from there go for day excursions to Kavaratti, Kalpeni and Minicoy. This package lasts for six days, and guests can stay the night on the ship. The snacks and meals are served on shore.

There are many activities for guests to follow here. All the inhabited islands are tourist-friendly and the locals are jovial too. You can learn a lot from them – their way of life, religious and cultural festivals, cuisines and arts. Glass bottom boating, Scuba diving, angling, snorkelling and night dives are leisure activities you can take up.

Arabian Sea
Kavaratti, Kalpeni and Minicoy or Kadmat are visited on the five-day Coral Reef Package, to Lakshadweep. You cross to the islands from Cochin on the beautiful ship 'Arabian Sea'. Guests spend the nights on board the ship, with food served onshore.

The villages on the islands are the best places to relax. After a day or two of diving and snorkelling, here you can talk to natives, roam among their settlements and enjoying the calming atmosphere. Swim in the coral-ridden blue waters of the islands. Water sports activities such as Scuba diving, snorkelling, swimming, surfing, kayaking and shipwreck diving will help you discover the surrounding islands.

MV Bharat Seema
The mv Bharat Seema takes passengers from Cochin to Agatti, and back. Four- and two-berth facilities are available on board this ship, which can hold 500 passengers. The tourists will be staying at the Agatti Island Resort. As part of the day excursions, the crew will take the guests to the five islands located close by.
Three decks of the 85-foot-long mv Bharat Seema are open to the passengers. This ship was built at Arhus, Denmark, in 1973. The ship operates two restaurants on board the ship – a casual one and an executive one.

MV Tipu Sultan
With the capacity to accommodate 650 people, the mv Tipu Sultan is one of the largest ships that take passengers from Cochin to Lakshadweep, and back. Guests are accommodated in four- and two-berth cabins, in the AC and non-AC classes. There is also AC seating in the tourist class.

This ship was launched in 1988 and is operated by SPORTS (Society for Promotion of Nature Tourism and Sports). The entertainment lounge, snack bar and cafeteria and video shows keep you entertained through the journey.

MV Amindivi
The SPORTS authority operates the mv Amindivi that takes visitors to Lakshadweep Islands. There are good restaurants and tourist homes on the islands that that you'll be going to. During the day, travellers can go on shore excursions and day trips to nearby islands.

The mv Amindivi was introduced in 1974 and can accommodate 150 passengers in their AC deluxe class double berth cabins, AC first class four berth cabins and AC seating as tourist class. The ship has a cargo capacity of 25 metric tonnes, too. There's Doctor-on-call service available on board the ship.

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