Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Lakshadweep

Tourism

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 ▪ About Lakshadweep  ▪ Kavaratti  ▪ Kadmat ▪ Kalpeni  ▪ Minicoy  ▪ Bangaram  ▪ Water Sports

How to reach :

By Air:

Lakshadweep has an airport in the island of Agatti and is very well connected by regular flights from Kochi (Cochin) in Kerala, which serves as the gateway to Lakshdweep islands. It takes one and a half hour flying time to travel from Kochi (Cochin) to Agatti. Kingfisher Airlines and Indian Airlines operate flights from Kochi to Agatti Island. Indian Airlines operate daily flights except on Sundays. Kochi (Cochin) is a major domestic and international airport of India, linked to nearly all the main Indian cities.

Helicopter services are available from Agatti to the capital city of Kavaratti through out the year, and to Bangaram Island Resort during monsoon. From Agatti, Kadmat and Kavaratti are also linked by speed ferry.

By Sea:

There are good options to reach Lakshadweep by sea. A number of passenger ships operate from Cochin to Lakshadweep Islands such as M.V. Bharatseema, M.V Tipusultan, M.V Aminidivi and M.V Minicoy etc. It takes 14-18 hrs for ships to reach Lakshadweep from Cochin. The ships offer accommodation facilities such as A/c cabins and seating, accompanied by basic amenities and hospitable services. The other facilities offered on the vessel M.V Tipusultan are entertainment lounge, cafeteria, video shows, snacks bar, upper-deck airing space, Doctor on call etc. MV Amindivi and MV Minicoy offer only A/C seating for tourists. During the monsoon season, the ship services for Lakshadweep remain closed. 

Boats are available to Kavaratti and Kadmat from Agatti during the peak season from October to May.

Booking Ship Tickets

SMS Information system is introduced in Lakshadweep Ship Ticketing Service. The tickets availability, ticket fare, ship schedule, ticket status etc. are facilitated through SMS. The Passengers can also cancel their ticket through SMS. Send LSHIP HELP to 0921235

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