Duration : 4 night 5 days
Destination : Island Tour Packages
Day 01 Cochin (Willington Island)
Report at facilitation desk at the Warf, Willingdon island at 09.00 AM. Ship departure time 12.00 noon. Over night journey
Day 02 Kavaratti Island Location: 10'-33* North Latitude and 72' -38* East Longitude, located 404 kms. from Cochin.
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.
The Dolphin Dive Centre is another attraction for water sports enthusiasts. 16.30 Departure to ship over night stay at Ship
Day 03 Kalpeni Location: 10'-05* North Latitude and 73'-39* East Longitude, located 287 kms. from Cochin.
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.
It is believed that huge boulders were thrown up during a storm in 1847. It is a progressive island. It was in this island that girls first went to school, when women's education was considered a taboo.
Here, one can swim, reef-walk or water sport on kayaks, sail boat and pedal boat. A visit to the Baniyan Factory and the Light House is also included in the day's program. 16.30 Departure to ship over night at ship
Day 04 Minicoy Location: 8'-17* North Latitude and 73'-04* east Longitude, located 398 kms. from Cochin.
It is about 10.6 Kms. long: it is the second largest island, the first being ANDROTT. It is the southern most island in Lakshadweep, crescent shaped and has one of the largest lagoons.
Viringili is the small islet that can be seen on the south. MINICOY is set apart from the northern group of islands by its culture: the islanders are employed as seamen in ocean going vessels the world over.
The island has a systematically arranged village system known as 'Avah'. Each avah is a cluster of houses which is headed by an elected elderly man called Bodukaka. Traditionally all powers to manage village affairs are vested in him.
Each village has a village house beautifully decorated and maintained. Mahl is the spoken language. MINICOY is an important centre for tuna fishing.
The Light House of the island is one of the oldest and was constructed in 1885. One can visit the villages, tuna canning factory, the light house and go for a long drive through dense coconut groves and winding village roads. The beaches have bathing huts and change rooms. So swim and beach walk, Pedal boat, Kayak and Sail. Three Tourist Cottages and a Twenty Bedded Tourist Home have been constructed for the staying tourists. 16.00 Departure to ship over night at ship
Day 05 Kochi Reaching 08.30 AM Disembarkation to Willingdon Island, Kochi.