Lakshadweep, Minicoy, Kavaratti, And Kalpeni Cruise Tour from Mumbai and Cochin

Cruises from Mumbai and Cochin to Lakshadweep are Cordelia, Samudram, M V Arabia, and M V Coral. The cruise tour includes the Islands of Lakshadweep, Kavaratti, Kalpeni, and Minicoy. Reaching Lakshadweep by cruise is a memorable experience as compared to the flight.

This blog will provide information on the islands of Lakshadweep, Kavaratti, Kalpeni, and Minicoy along with the cruises of Samudram, Cordelia, MV Arabia, and M V Coral.


Lakshadweep is an archipelago of 36 islands in the Arabian Sea. Some of the famous islands in Lakshadweep are Agatti, Andrott, Bitra, Kadmat, Chetlat, Pitti, Kalpeni, Kilthan, and Viringili. The island is known for its sun-kissed beaches and lush green landscapes. This Union Territory is located 440 km off the Kerala Coast. Lakshadweep can be reached by cruise and flight. Cochin is the gateway to Lakshdweep. Agatti airport is the only airport in Lakshadweep. 

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Kavaratti Island

Kavaratti is an island in the Lakshadweep Union Territory of India. It is capital of Lakshadweep and lies 360 km of the coast of state of Kerala India. Its beautiful lagoons offer an ideal place for swimming, watersports, snorkeling, and sunbathing. Kavaratti is famous for its pristine blue water, amazing coral reefs, watersports, marine aquarium, white sand beaches, and pristine lagoons. All these things make Kavaratti a popular tourist destination. It is the most developed island in Lakshdweep.   

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Kalpeni Island

Kalpeni is an inhabited Attol on the Lakshadweep island of India. It is a group of tree islands namely Tilakkam, Pitti, and Cheriyam. It is one of the most picturesque, beautiful, and impressive islands of Lakshadweep. It is located at a distance of 287 km west of the Cochin. Kalpeni is surrounded by immense lagoon of spectacular beauty.  The island had huge storm bank of coral debris along its eastern and southeastern shorelines.  There are many places and things to do.

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Minicoy Island

Minicoy island locally called Maliku is an island in Lakshadweep, India. Minicoy is famous for its traditional dance-  Lava, and the colorful boat race Jahadhooni. This is one of the most beautiful islands. It is known for its vibrant coral reef, white sand beaches and fresh blue water. The places to visit in Minicoy islands are Agati Island, Bangaram Island, Jama Masjid, light house, and scuba diving. Minicoy Thanda Beach is considered one of the most pristine and beautiful beaches in Lakshadweep. 

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Sumudram Cruise

Lakshadweep Sumudram is a five days cruise package to visit the islands of Kavaratti Island, Kalpeni Island, and Minicoy Island by M V Kavaratti.  The starting point of the Sumudram is Cochin and after visiting Kavaratti, Kalpeni, and Minicoy islands cruise reached Cochin. M V Kavaratti has diamond class and gold class accommodation. Other facilities on the cruise include breakfast, lunch, refreshments, swimming, snorkeling, and sports activities. The departure destination is Cochin. Departure time is 1500 hours. Government employees can avail LTC package on this cruise.

Cordelia Cruise

Cordelia cruise from Mumbai to Lakshadweep is a perfect seascape for a memorable experience. Cordelia Cruise offers lavish accommodations, delightful activities, unlimited entertainment, the finest dining, and much more. This is a 5-night journey. The cruise is run by Waterways Leisure   Tourism Pvt. Ltd. You can enjoy the holiday with family, kids, or friends. The cruise offers a casino, theater, swimming pool, nightclub, live band, and Indian and international cuisine. The departure place is Mumbai. Departure time is 19.00. The Arrival place is Mumbai. The arrival time is 11.00. You can explore with Cordelia cruise and can get amazing deals.

MV Arabia Sea

MV Arabian Sea is a Passenger/ General Cargo ship from Cochin to Lakshadweep. This ship takes to you across the Arabian sea to the beautiful island of Lakshadweep. The ship offers five days Coral Reef package cruise to visit the islands of Kavaratti, kalpeni, and Minicoy or Kadmat. The MV Arabia Sea cruise offers watersports activities like diving, snorkeling, swimming, and entertainment. You can also visit marine aquarium, Museum, and villages on the island. 

MV Coral

MV Coral is a Passenger/ Cargo cruise ship that operates between Cochin and Lakshadweep Island. The hip was built by Colombo Dockyards in Sri Lanka.  The ship is sailing under the flag of India. MV Coral has a capacity of 400 passengers.

I hope this information will be useful to you for planning a trip to Lakshadweep Islands by cruise from Mumbai and Cochin.

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