About Lakshadweep Samudram [Coral Reef] Packages:-
Samudram Package is a Five Day cruise which takes tourists to Kavaratti, Kalpeni and Minicoy for day excursion. During the day with lunch, refreshments and entertainment such as folk dance ashore. Swimming, snorkeling and other water sports during the day tour. Sight seeing (Marine Museum, Tuna Factory, Villages etc.) by Four Wheelers. Folk dances of local entertainers will be arranged in every the islands. Night spends onboard the ship MV Kavaratti.
Tourist facilitation desk:-
Departures and Arrivals Halls are located at the new Lakshadweep Wharf, Near FCI Godown, Indira Gandhi Road, Willingdon Island, Kochi.
Onboard the ship:-
Onboard the ship a film is shown to the tourist giving a brief history of Lakshadweep, its environment, the coral reefs and its management, the ban on picking up of corals, using plastics and ways to keep the islands clean and enjoy the beauty without disturbing or destroying it. ..Sample Itinerary.
Claim of Leave Travel Concession (CCS (LTC) Rules, 1988)
Entitlement of travel is applicable between the mainland and Minicoy and the Lakshadweep Group of Islands by the ship MV Kavaratti. Tourists availing LTC may collect LTC certificates from Tour Manager on board at the time of return journey. (Transport and tour change bifurcation will be given in the tariff chart. [Place a Query]
• Participating Islands:-
Kavaratti is located 404 kms. from Kochi [Cochin]. The Headquarters of the Administration, Kavaratti is beautiful calm lagoon and forms an ideal spot for water sports. The Ajara and Jamnath mosques (of the 52 on the island) have the best woodcarving and the former has a particularly good ceiling carved out of driftwood. Marine life exhibits can be seen at the new marine aquarium and specimens at the museum. Water Sports facilities available at the Dolphin Drive Centre, is one of the attractions; a favourite spot for water sport enthusiasts. The island is a part of ''Samudram/Coral Reef' cruise programme'. .. More about Kavaratti.
Kalpeni is located only 287 kms. from Kochi [Cochin]. Kalpeni atoll is known for its scenic beauty with the small islets called Tilakkam & 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 & southeastern shoreline. 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 sports on kayaks, sail boat and pedal boat. A visit to the Baniyan Factory and the Light House situated in the island is included as a part of ''Samudram/Coral Reef' Cruise Packages'. .. More about Kalpeni.
Minicoy is the southern-most island in Lakshadweep located 398 kms. from Kochi [Cochin]. It is about 10.6 kms. long, the second largest island, the first being Andrott. Crescent shaped, it has one of the largest lagoons. Viringili is the small islet seen to the south of Minicoy. The Island is set apart from the northern group of Islands by its culture. The island is also interesting because of its unique Maldivian character. Mahl is the spoken language here. The light house constructed by the British in 1885, the Tuna Canning factory etc., are some of the landmarks and attractions found in Minicoy. The island is a part of ''Samudram' cruise programme'. .. More about Minicoy.
• Entry Permit Documentations
The Lakshadweep island is a restricted area for outsiders, both the Indian nationals and foreigners.
To apply entry permits, name, age, address and Samudram Voucher/s are required. [Samudram Vouchers will be issued by us on the basis of full prepayment]
A scanned copy of Passport and Indian Visa has to be submitted along with. The Name details has to be submitted for permit documentations for at least 20 days before the travel date.
Other Tour Programmes:-
The Samudram Tour Package Programmes are available for both, Indian and Foreign Nationals. Foreign nationals can also avail Kadmat or Bangaram Resorts & Thinnakara Beach Tent Camping Adventures!
The Dolphin Dive Center offers different PADI Dive Programmes for amateur and professional divers. PADI (Professional Association of Diving Instructors) is the world's largest leisure diving organization. One can also hire a glass bottomed boat to view the marine life under the water. The beautiful lagoon in Kavaratti Island is ideal for water sports, swimming. The sandy beaches are tempting locations for sun basking. The marine life exhibits at the Marine Aquarium, and a vast collection of specimens at the Museum are also enchanting.
Agatti Island: 'The Gateway of Lakshadweep!'
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Agatti is called the gateway of Lakshadweep. Agatti island is located on the eastern side of a hemispherical-shaped reef formation that lies 8 km southwest from Bangaram. Probably the Agatti has many striking features among Lakshadweep island group. The Agatti reef was relatively less affected by the bleaching event. The perimeter reef encloses a shallow lagoon of around 17 km² in area.
Scuba diving, snorkelling near the coral reef, glass bottom boats in the lagoon, speed boating, deep sea fishing, lagoon fishing, journey to nearby islands (Thinnakkara, Parli and Bangaram), water skiing, kayaking are some of the major attractions here. Read more: Lakshadweep Islands
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Bangaram presents a breathtaking spectacle of sparkling coral reefs, turquoise blue lagoons, silvery beaches and lush green coconut palms. All preserved in the state little different from the days of Charam Perumal's reign.
The world's 10 best secret beaches (Sunday Times Travel Magazine Feb 8th 2004) that is just an hours’ flight from Kerala’s cultural capital of Kochi [Cochin]. This teardrop shaped piece of land is encircled by creamy sand.
Bangaram is an atoll situated at 10o56' north latitude and 72o17' east longitude. There are four small islands on the reef — the two largest (Bangaram and Thinnakara) lie on the western edge of the lagoon basin, and the smaller two (Parali-1 and Parali-ll) are located on the northeast reef perimeter.
A wonderful underwater world waits to be explored. The lagoon surrounding the resort offers a great opportunity to explore and indulge. Beautiful creations like Parrot, Porcupine and Puffer fishes swimming gracefully with Moray eels and other colourful creatures present a breathtaking underwater scenario.
'BANGARAM OFFICIAL BREAKING NEWS! "NO MORE BARRIERS FOR RESERVATIONS TO THE BANGARAM ISLAND RESORT"
• The Bangaram Island Resort which remained inaccessible to the tourists for over five years, is now reopened, defeating its old ‘lease-holders’ – the Casino Group of Hotels [CGH Earth] – in a prolonged Legal Battle. More information is available in the Bangaram Official News Links. Bangaram Official Top Stories also covers the news on reopening of the Bangaram Island Beach Resort. ... Bangaram Latest News, Bangaram Top Stories
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Bangaram Island Adventures!
Bangaram is a part of Lakshadweep archipelago (group of islands) which has unique geographical features. It is a uni-district union territory of 32 sqkm and comprises of 12 coral atolls, 3 coral reefs, five submerged reefs and a total 36 islands in all.
The virgin reefs of Bangaram have been ranked by experienced divers as being among the best anywhere. ... Read More On Seasonal Packages
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Thinnakara is a tiny teardrop shaped island, which lies very close to Agatti Island..…
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“Kadmat, Minicoy, Kavaratti, Thinnakara and Bangaram Island - Accommodation Tariff: 2016 - 2017"Lakshadweep is one of the worlds most spectacular tropical island systems. The reefs remain pristine, the people continue to fish, grow coconuts and smile a lot. And that's in the handful of islands that have any population at all. The vast majority still remain much as they were the day nature conjured them up. Read full text: “Accommodation Tariff: 2016 - 2017"
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• Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Events (MICE) in Lakshadweep [Bangaram & Kadmat ] Islands
MICE Facilities can be arranged at Bangaram & Kadmat Beach Resorts with very special rates;
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How To Reach
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