Lakshadweep is a true paradise for all those who love beaches and blue waters. Now, the Union Territory is planning to launch world-class cruise tourism similar to the models of the Maldives and Mauritius. The cruise tourism will be beneficial to the UT in multifold ways. Firstly, it will help in boosting tourism. Secondly, it will aid in generating employment opportunities. Thirdly, it will bring foreign exchange. The UT has already sent the proposal for launching the cruise ships to the Ministry of Home Affairs. Read on to know more.
Tourists Might Soon Be Able To Explore The Surreal Lakshadweep Islands Via Cruise Ships
The tropical archipelago in the Laccadive Sea, off the coast of Kerala, Lakshadweep is one of the most gorgeous destinations on planet earth. It is the smallest union territory in India with a huge potential for tourism. It is home to magical islands like Kavaratti, Minicoy, Agatti, Kadmat and Bangaram. The UT has now proposed cruise tourism that will allow visitors to explore the surreal destinations with the help of a cruise ship. Tourists might be able to choose the size of their ships, from mega-ships to small yachts.
Tourism Department To Launch 48-Hour Holiday Package On Cruise Ship
The tourism department is also mulling over launching a 48-hour holiday package on a cruise ship. The package will incorporate all the amenities to provide a breathtaking experience. In its proposal, the UT has also informed the Ministry of Home Affairs that it would like a dedicate a tourist ship to the islands. Lakshadweep has already introduced charming eco-friendly resorts in Bangaram, Kavaratti, Kalpeni and Minicoy islands.
For now, enjoy this virtual tour of the magnificent Havelock Island of Andaman from the comfort of your home: