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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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Lakshadweep Samudram- Package

Lakshadweep Samudram is a Five-days cruise to visit the islands of Kavaratti, Kalpeni and Minicoy by ship- M.V Kavaratti. The island tour is organized during the day with lunch and refreshments ashore. Nights are spent on board the ship. M.V Kavaratti has 150 Diamond class accommodations. Swimming, snorkeling and other water sports are arranged during the day tour. Children from 1 year and above up to 10 years will be treated as child.
Allotted seats : Diamond Class 150 (APPROX)

  • 5 Days package

(*Child rate will be applicable from 1 yrs to 10 yrs)

Please note that For Dec 2013 there will be a hike of 10%

Schedule for travel SAMUDRAM PACKAGE DATES

Dep. Kochi Ship Arri. Kochi Days Islands
01.10.2013 MV KVT 05.10.2013 5 days Mcy/Kvt/Klp
07.10.2013 MV KVT 11.10.2013 5 days Klp/Mcy/Kvt
12.10.2013 MV KVT 16.10.2013 5 days Mcy/Kdt/Klp
19.10.2013 MV KVT 23.10.2013 5 days Kvt/Klp/Mcy
25.10.2013 MV KVT 29.10.2013 5 days Kvt/Mcy/Klp
01.11.2013 MV KVT 05.11.2013 5 days Mcy/Kvt/Klp
07.11.2013 MV KVT 11.11.2013 5 days Klp/Kvt/Mcy
13.11.2013 MV KVT 17.11.2013 5 days Klp/Mcy/Kvt
19.11.2013 MV KVT 23.11.2013 5 days Mcy/Kvt/Klp
25.11.2013 MV KVT 29.11.2013 5 days Klp/Kvt/Mcy
01.12.2013 MV KVT 05.12.2013 5 days Kvt/Kdt/Mcy
08.12.2013 MV KVT 12.12.2013 5 days Mcy/Kvt/Klp
13.12.2013 MV KVT 16.12.2013 4 days Kvt/Mcy
17.12.2013 MV KVT 21.12.2013 5 days Mcy/Kvt/Klp
23.12.2013 MV KVT 27.12.2013 5 days Kdt/Kvt/Mcy
29.12.2013 MV KVT 02.01.2014 5 days Mcy/Kvt/Kdt
31.01.2014 MV KVT 04.02.2014 5 days Mcy/Klp/Kvt
06.02.2014 MV KVT 10.02.2014 5 days Klp/Kvt/Mcy
12.02.2014 MV KVT 16.02.2014 5 days Mcy/Klp/Kvt
19.02.2014 MV KVT 23.02.2014 5 days Mcy/Klp/Kvt
25.02.2014 MV KVT 01.03.2014 5 days Kvt/Mcy/Klp
03.03.2014 MV KVT 07.03.2014 5 days Klp/Mcy/Kvt
09.03.2014 MV KVT 13.03.2014 5 days Mcy/Klp/Kvt
15.03.2014 MV KVT 19.03.2014 5 days Kvt/Klp/Mcy
21.03.2014 MV KVT 25.03.2014 5 days Mcy/Klp/Kvt
27.03.2014 MV KVT 30.03.2014 4 days Mcy/Kvt
08.04.2014 MV KVT 12.04.2014 5 days Klp/Mcy/Kvt
15.04.2014 MV KVT 19.04.2014 5 days Mcy/Klp/Kvt
21.04.2014 MV KVT 25.04.2014 5 days Klp/Kvt/Mcy
27.04.2014 MV KVT 01.05.2014 5 days Klp/Mcy/Kvt
03.05.2014 MV KVT 07.05.2014 5 days Mcy/Klp/Kvt
09.05.2014 MV KVT 13.05.2014 5 days Kvt/Klp/Mcy
22.05.2014 MV KVT 26.05.2014 5 days Klp/Mcy/Kvt

Package Includes

  • To & Fro Ship fare.
  • Accommodation on the ship.
  • Entry permit and Heritage fee.
  • All Meals (on fixed menu basis only)

Package Excludes

  • Govt service tax (3.09% )
  • Air/ Train ticket charges.
  • Any expenses of personal nature.
  • Any food or beverages except as mentioned above.
  • Travel insurance
  • Porterage.
  • Camera Fees
  • Any other taxes. Fines/ Penalties.
  • Expenses caused by force majeure reasons and by factors beyond our control
  • like flight delays, roadblocks, bandhs/political disturbances, ship
  • cancellation by Lakshadweep Tourism, natural calamities, etc.
  • Any other expenses not mentioned in the "package includes" column.

Note:

  1. Confirmation only on receipt of 50% of package cost within 4 days of booking and the balance cost 25 days before travel date.
  2. Full payment should be made if the booking is made closer to date.
  3. Details of tourists such as Name/Sex/Age and food preference (Veg or Non veg) should be furnished while booking seats in the prescribed form.
  4. All Tourists should have their identity cards with them/less baggage comfort journey.
  5. The total package tariff (subject to revision) includes transportation charges by ship, embarkation and disembarkation charges, food, accommodation, sightseeing and lagoon cruise wherever applicable.
  6. Ship schedules are subject to change or cancellation without any notice due to unforeseen reasons, please allow a day's margin at Kochi while planning the return journey. This is in order to meet any delay which may be caused due to change in ship schedules.
  7. Tourists are advised to reach Kochi one day ahead of departure date for collecting tour tickets and completing other formalities. Boarding in ship takes place two hours before scheduled departure time.
  8. Diamond Class -2 persons in a cabin.
  9. Please note that for one island package accommodation on the ship will be in A/C Hall with pushback seats.
  10. Fixed ship departures/arrivals from/to Cochin Port, schedule as fixed by Lakshadweep Tourism.
  11. Tourists availing LTC may collect LTC certificate from SPORTS office at Cochin or on board the ship.
  12. Pick up/drop from/to Cochin Port will be extra.
  13. Above packages apply to Indian Nationals only
  14. Above rates may be subject to change at the discretion of SPORTS, Lakshadweep Tourism.

We are in no way responsible for the program/seats/Ship Schedule/cancellation without prior notice or nature and quality of the services offered by SPORTS in above packages. Ships are operated by Lakshadweep Administration. In case of any change in the ship schedule, on the islands liability of SPORTS is restricted to transporting the tourists back to Kochi by immediate available conveyance by ship only.

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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