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God's Own Country

Explore Kerala - popular tourist destination for its tropical greenery.

Kerala

Kerala is a popular tourist destination for its backwaters, yoga, Ayurvedic treatments and tropical greenery. Kerala has the highest Human Development Index in India, comparable with that of first world nations but with a much lower per capita income.

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Incredible Islands

Incredible Islands

Incredible Islands… the new tourist package covering Agatti, Kadmat and Kavaratti islands. The package is operated by SPORTS from Kochi, twice a week, connecting Kochi - Agatti - Kadmat and Kochi - Agatti - Kavaratti by flight and speedboat.

Agatti - The airport stopover

“The Fishing Capital” of Lakshadweep, which is located 459 kms from Kochi. Agatti is blessed with an un-matching ecosystem and marine wealth including stunning coral reefs, blue lagoons, pristine beaches, water sport locations and facilities, fresh sea-food and fully furnished island beach resort.

Kadmat - The coral garden

A very large lagoon on the western side with abundant coral growth, which is located 407 kms from Kochi. Feel the unique beauty of coral reefs. Life gets the real charm here at Kadmat. The hot attractions are the silver sand beaches, excellent water sport facilities and renowned Scuba Diving Centre. Excellent accommodations are available here which includes executive / family / honeymoon and AC cottages, which gifts you the mind-blowing view of the water body. Enjoy the casual dining with a focus on fresh local produce which offers a celebration time for your taste buds.

Kavaratti - The capital island

Located 404 kms from Kochi, Kavaratti is the headquarters of the Union Territory Administration since 1964. Calm lagoons, amazing coral reefs, thrilling water sport destinations, marine aquarium, glass bottomed boats, Dolphin Dive Centre etc., will make your holidays, an unforgettable experience. Find your space here and escape into the magic world of thrill, fun and excitement.

Package Features

  • The tourists will be taken from Kochi to Agatti by Kingfisher Airlines. The package doesn't include to and fro flight charges (Kochi to Agatti & Agatti to Kochi), but includes to and fro speedboat charges from Agatti-Kadmat or Kavaratti.
  • On the arrival day and on the days of disruption in the voyages by speedboats due to bad weather or other similar reasons, SPORTS will make necessary arrangements with private operators or Agatti Island Beach Resort regarding accommodation for the tourists in the package.
  • On the next day of arrival at Agatti, the tourists will be taken to Kadmat / Kavaratti by speedboat. On the completion of the package on Saturdays and Tuesdays, tourists will be taken back to Agatti for their take-off to Kochi.
  • The above package includes food, accommodation, local sightseeing, folk dance presentation and limited water sport activities.
  • Other facilities like scuba diving, parasailing, nearby island visit etc., will be charged extra, in addition to the package rates.

Some Guidelines

GUIDELINES FOR LAKSHADWEEP TOUR

Some Guidelines while on Lakshadweep Islands

The reporting time is 09.30 am. At SPORTS, Lakshadweep office, Willingdon Island,Cochin.

  • 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 sevices.
  • 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 small boats, which will take them to the island. As you would require to jump in/out of the ship / boat, it is recommended that ladies avoid saris for easier movement.
  • The person availing the ship packages should be in sound health.
  • Avoid usage of plastic on the islands.
  • Please carry sunscreen lotion, umbrellas, caps , etc. as it may be very hot.
  • Carry a first-aid kit as per your family's requirements.
  • Carry your special brand cigarettes, cosmetics etc. for use, as only ordinary varieties are available on the islands.
  • Do not litter the land or the water.
  • Do not pick up corals as souvenirs. It is a punishable offense.
  • Do not carry narcotics or drugs. It is prohibited.
  • Do not use alcoholic drink, intoxicants while on the islands and on the ship.
  • Swimming or sunbathing un-clothed is strictly prohibited.
  • Do not go out of your island lagoon without permission of the SPORTS authorities and without a proper escort - it can be risky.
  • Do not pluck tender coconuts yourself. The trees are privately owned and unauthorized plucking of coconuts is a theft
  • For the Weekend, Lakshadweep Samundram and Coral Reef packages – as you will be spending the full day on the island. Please carry some extra clothes / towels for wash and change, as the facility to wash and change are available on the island.
  • All Passengers to hold a valid identity card ( Voters ID / Passport / Driving License)
  • It is better to arrive one day prior to departure from Cochin to avoid last minute delays.
  • Avoid booking return journey on the day of arrival back at Cochin. Ships arrival timing is subject to weather conditions, current port clearance etc.
  • Mobile :- Only BSNL has range on the islands.

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