The Lakshadweep administration has prepared a draft policy for promotion and tourism in the UT along with the proposal for cruise tourism, which refers to holidays that are entirely or partly based on a cruise ship.
According to a report in IANS, the Home Ministry’s ‘action taken’ report says that “the Lakshadweep administration attaches utmost importance to cruise line tourism in the islands. To develop cruise tourism in islands, the Lakshadweep administration has prepared a proposal for the fabrication of a dedicated tourist ship. Lakshadweep administration has also prepared a draft policy for promotion and tourism in the UT.”
Situated in the Arabian Sea, approximately 240 to 440 kilometres away from Kochi, these are the only coral chain of islands in the subcontinent.
Under the scheme, you will be allowed to select the size of the cruise, which ranges from large to small yachts. And you will have the freedom to explore various picturesque locations – from Minicoy to Kavaratti, Agatti to Kadmat, Kalpeni, and Bangaram.