For those who fancy, reaching the Maldives by sea can be a magical experience. It’s also one of the most serene ways to explore the treasures of the island that end up remaining hidden from vision. Straight out of heart, the sea cruises will connect you to the Maldives and experience what fliers would miss. Amidst the limitless expanse of turquoise waters, islands and atolls come and go to keep you wondering and amazed at life, nature and the waterways. It will help you detach from chaos and connect with yourself until you want to voluntarily open up and talk to someone.
If this fascinates you, you must take up the cruise ships that operate from Mumbai and Kochi. A single cruise to the destination will take you through most of the items on your to-do list and keep you wanting for more. Cruise ships operating have itineraries ranging from five days to over two weeks, halting at various destinations en-route for exploration.
With that said, consider taking a cruise that will take you on sea for a maximum of four or five days as anything more than that can bring in sea-sickness and dehydration. Depending on your date of travel, luxury, and budget, you can select from a number of cruise-ships that ply from the two Indian cities. The approximate expenditure per person can bearound 35,000 to 45,000 rupees excluding taxes.
As the luxury factor keeps increasing, prices can go up to lakhs for a single traveler. Most cruise ships are equipped with state of the art facilities and luxuries ranging from on-board entertainment, gourmet restaurants, luxe cabins, pools, gyms and fitness centers, theater, spas, laundry facilities and bars.
If you’re taking a cruise from Mumbai, your route will cover destinations like Goa, Trivandram, New Mangalore, Colombo, Uligamu and more until Malé. From Kochi, you will voyage through Fort Kochi, Trivandram, Kandy, Galle, Uligamy, Olhahali Island, Baa Atoll and more until Malé.