Lakshadweep Cruise

Lakshadweep cruise is a very talked off thing because of the luxurious amenities provided by the ships which makes the journey all the more delightful and pleasurable. There was no ship connecting Lakshadweep with the mainland till 1962.

A ship called MV Sea Fox was introduced in 1962. Three other ships joined the family. MV Amindivi (1974) and MV Bharatseema and MV Tipu Sultan (1988). MV Minicoy joined soon. Tourism is one of the major sources of income for Lakshadweep.

The ships available for Lakshadweep cruise from Cochin are:

  • MV Tipu Sultan
  • MV Bharat Seema
  • MV Amindivi
  • MV Minicoy

    The Lakshadweep cruise journey extends to a maximum of 14 to 20 hours from Cochin. The Lakshadweep cruises provide air-conditioned deluxe class rooms with two berth cabins, air-conditioned first class rooms with four berth cabins and tourist class rooms with air-conditioned seating arrangements.

    These ships also have cafeteria, snack bars, lounge, video shows, etc, for refreshment. They also have a doctor in case of any medicinal requirement.

    The Coral Reef cruise liner with a 5 days tour package takes you to the islands of Kavaratti, Kalpeni and Minicoy by MV Tippu Sultan ship. MV Tippu Sultan has a total number of 36 first class rooms and 100 tourist class rooms.

    Star cruises like the Super Star Libra is a three nights package program from Mumbai to Lakshadweep. The price varies with the kind of rooms one wants to go for. There are deluxe rooms, first class rooms and tourist rooms. Cuisine includes both Indian and Continental dishes. Tea and coffee is available all the time. Get yourself drenched in the swimming pool having Jacuzzi facility. Rooms for playing casino and discos are also there.

    Indian Ocean cruise provides luxurious facilities to the tourists whose journey begins from Goa in MS Ocean Odyssey ship and has the capacity to carry 250 passengers. It consists of a 14-night package tour.

    Last Updated on 02 April 2013

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