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Places To Visit In Lakshadweep Islands

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1. Minicoy Island

Minicoy Island
Top Attraction 4.4 /5

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Places To Visit in Lakshadweep

Highlights: Minicoy Lighthouse, Minicoy Thundi Beach, Boa (Read More)t Racing (Jahadhoni), Underwater shipwrecks, Juma Mosque, Lava Dance, Shopping

One of the 36 small islets of Lakshadweep group of Islands, Minicoy, also known as Maliku in the local language is one of the best-kept secrets of India. It is located amidst the vast expanse of Arabian Sea, just 398 km or 215 nautical miles from the shores of Cochin. The small island encompasses the total area of 4.801 sq. km and is exclusively known for its vibrant coral reefs, quaint white-sand beaches and the freshwater of the infinite ocean.

2. Agatti Islands

Agatti Islands
Top Attraction 3.6 /5

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Highlights: Water Sports, Beaches 

Agatti Island stands as a captivating gem within the Lakshadweep archipelago, known for its pristine beauty and tranquil atmosphere. As one of the few inhabited islands in the Lakshadweep group, Agatti offers visitors a rare glimpse into the local way of life amidst its stunning natural surroundings. The island, spanning across approximately 8 square kilometers and home to around 8000 residents, boasts lush vegetation and picturesque landscapes at every turn, making it an ideal destination for nature lovers and adventurers.

3. Kalpeni Island

Kalpeni Island
Top Attraction 3.6 /5

1 km
from city center
3 out of 18
Places To Visit in Lakshadweep

Highlights: Snorkeling at Kalpeni, Kayaking in Kalpeni La (Read More)goon, Turtle Watch at Night, Village Walking Tour, Glass Bottom Boat Ride, Traditional Fishing Experience, Sunset Cruise

Kalpeni Island, nestled in the pristine Lakshadweep archipelago, offers a tranquil and idyllic escape for travelers seeking sun, sand, and sea. Located approximately 287 kilometers off the coast of Kochi, Kerala, Kalpeni is renowned for its breathtaking coral reefs, crystal-clear waters, and powdery white beaches. The island's untouched natural beauty and vibrant marine life make it a haven for snorkelers, divers, and beach lovers alike. The key reason to visit Kalpeni is to immerse oneself in its untouched tropical paradise, away from the hustle and bustle of city life.

4. Kavaratti

Top Attraction 3.6 /5

123 km
from city center
4 out of 18
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Highlights: Ujra Mosque, Kavaratti beach, Kalpeni Island, (Read More) Lakshadweep-islands, Bangaram Atoll

Kavaratti, a pristine island nestled in the Lakshadweep archipelago, spans approximately 3.93 square kilometers, making it one of the jewels of the region. Being the capital of the Lakshadweep archipelago, it is a serene and enchanting island destination located in the Arabian Sea. With its picturesque landscapes and breathtaking views of the Arabian Sea, Kavaratti is a haven of tranquility and natural beauty. The island is renowned for its lush coconut groves, expansive marine life, and stunning white-sand beaches.

5. Bangaram Island

Bangaram Island
Top Attraction 4.3 /5

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Bangaram Island is a beautiful tiny island in the Union Territory of Lakshadweep, India. The Bangaram Island encompasses an area of 1.234 km2 and is the largest island in the chain of islands in the region (also known as an atoll) with a beautiful lagoon. With a population of only 10 and just one beach resort, it is an apt destination for people who want to disconnect entirely from the fast-paced world.

6. Marine Museum

Marine Museum
Permanently Closed 3.6 /5

1 km
from city center
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The Marine Museum, located in Kavaratti, serves as a captivating showcase of marine-related artifacts, emphasizing the promotion and preservation of marine products. One of its highlights is the aquarium, boasting an array of striking sea fishes and aquatic animals. Visitors are treated to a visual feast of colorful and ornamental species, making it a delightful sight for all. Moreover, the museum provides a valuable educational experience for those keen on learning more about marine life and related subjects.

7. Water Sports in Lakshadweep Islands

Water Sports in Lakshadweep Islands
Top Attraction 4.2 /5

123 km
from city center
7 out of 18
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Apart from admiring the nature, the next best thing on any vacationer's 'to-do list' should be water sports. There are plenty of opportunities for Scuba diving, Yachting, Pedal boating, Kayaking, Canoeing, Swimming, Snorkeling, etc.

8. Kadmat Island

Kadmat Island
Top Attraction 3.6 /5

8 out of 18
Places To Visit in Lakshadweep

Highlights: Kadmat Beach, Lakshadweep-islands, Snorkellin (Read More)g in Kadmat Island, Scuba Diving in Kadmat Island

Nestled within the Amindivi subgroup of islands in the Lakshadweep archipelago, Kadmat Island stretches over 9.3 kilometers, offering visitors a slice of paradise. With its pristine silvery white beaches, sun-kissed shores, and azure blue waters teeming with vibrant coral reefs, Kadmat Island is a haven for travelers seeking serenity and natural beauty. The island is home to a diverse marine ecosystem, including marine turtles that nest and breed along its shores.

9. Scuba Diving in Lakshadweep

Scuba Diving in Lakshadweep
Top Attraction 4.0 /5

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Scuba Diving in Lakshadweep is one of the most popular activities amongst travellers. Agatti, Bangaram and Kadmat islands are the three islands that prove a perfect setting for the Scuba. Each dive centre has attached resorts catering to the needs of beginners as well as those interested in CMAS and PADI courses by certified divers. The islands are also enriched with a diverse variety of tropical fishes, vibrant corals and other creatures like turtles, rays and coral sharks.

10. Shopping in Lakshadweep

Shopping in Lakshadweep
Top Things To Do 3.0 /5

0 km
from city center
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Highlights: Local Artifacts and Souvenirs, Shell Crafts a (Read More)nd Jewelry, Traditional Handicrafts, Culinary Delights

Lakshadweep, with its pristine beaches, turquoise waters, and vibrant culture, is not just a haven for beach lovers and adventure seekers but also offers a delightful shopping experience. The archipelago, located off the southwestern coast of India, is renowned for its unique handicrafts, traditional artifacts, and exotic local products. Let's delve into the diverse shopping opportunities that await visitors in Lakshadweep.

11. Amindivi Islands

Amindivi Islands
3.3 /5

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Places To Visit in Lakshadweep

The Amindivi Islands, part of the Lakshadweep archipelago, are a cluster of beautiful coral islands located in the Arabian Sea off the southwestern coast of India. Renowned for their pristine beaches, turquoise waters, and vibrant marine life, the Amindivi Islands offer an idyllic tropical escape for travelers seeking tranquility and natural beauty. With their secluded beaches, lush coconut groves, and crystal-clear lagoons teeming with colorful coral reefs and exotic fish species, these islands are a paradise for snorkeling, diving, and beachcombing enthusiasts.

12. Andretti Island

Andretti Island
3.3 /5

82 km
from city center
12 out of 18
Places To Visit in Lakshadweep

Andrott Island, also referred to as Andretti Island, stands as the largest landmass within the Lakshadweep archipelago and holds the distinction of being situated closest to the Indian mainland. Distinguished by its unique east-west orientation compared to other islands in the region, Andretti Island boasts a blend of natural beauty and human settlement. Despite being inhabited, the island has retained its pristine allure, offering visitors ample opportunities to immerse themselves in nature's embrace.

13. Lighthouse, Minicoy Island

Lighthouse, Minicoy Island
3.3 /5

1 km
from city center
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Perched majestically on Minicoy Island, one of the jewels of the Lakshadweep archipelago, the lighthouse stands as a testament to the island's rich maritime heritage. Constructed in 1885, this historic beacon has guided ships safely through the waters surrounding the island for over a century. Rising to a height of 300 feet, the lighthouse offers visitors a breathtaking panoramic view of the island's pristine coastline and the shimmering waters of the Arabian Sea.

14. Yacht Cruise

Yacht Cruise

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A yacht cruise in Lakshadweep offers a unique opportunity to explore the pristine beauty of this tropical archipelago in the Arabian Sea. With its azure blue waters, coral reefs teeming with marine life, and secluded sandy beaches, Lakshadweep is a paradise for yacht enthusiasts. Whether you're seeking a thrilling adventure or a relaxing getaway, a yacht cruise allows you to immerse yourself in the serenity of these remote islands.

15. Parasailing in Lakshadweep

Parasailing in Lakshadweep

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Parasailing is one of the most thrilling activities that you can enjoy at several places in Lakshadweep. You are set sail in the air through steam and jet boats and the experience is going to be like no place else. Besides, enjoying a 360 degree bird's eye view of the sand and the sea, parasailing above the clear waters will give you a high adrenaline rush and an experience that you will surely never forget.

16. Kadmat Beach

Kadmat Beach
Top Attraction

16 out of 18
Places To Visit in Lakshadweep

Highlights: Beach Camping, Marine Wealth Awareness Progra (Read More)m, Water Sports and Activities

Kadmat Beach in Lakshadweep is a pristine tropical paradise that captivates visitors with its crystal-clear turquoise waters, powdery white sands, and vibrant coral reefs. This enchanting destination is part of the beautiful Lakshadweep archipelago, offering a secluded and idyllic escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.

17. Minicoy Thundi Beach

Minicoy Thundi Beach

17 out of 18
Places To Visit in Lakshadweep

Highlights: Lighthouse and Panoramic Views, Water Adventu (Read More)res

Minicoy Thundi Beach, nestled within the enchanting Lakshadweep archipelago, is a tropical haven renowned for its pristine beauty and vibrant marine life. The beach is surrounded by thriving coral reefs, making it a paradise for snorkeling enthusiasts. The crystal-clear waters reveal a kaleidoscope of colorful coral formations and a diverse array of marine life, offering a mesmerizing underwater experience for those exploring the vibrant reefs.

18. Lakshadweep Cruises

Lakshadweep Cruises
Top Things To Do

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Located 220 km away from Kerala's coast, a cruise to Lakshadweep has always been not only a mere means of transport but a vacation in itself. Out of the 36 islands, only ten are inhabited. The cruise takes you to the islands in the day for fun activities and the nights are spent on board. Following is a list of various cruises run by the government and private agencies to Lakshadweep islands:

FAQs on Lakshadweep

What are the top sightseeing places in Lakshadweep islands?

The top sightseeing places in Lakshadweep islands are Minicoy Island, Agatti Islands, Bangaram Island, Scuba Diving in Lakshadweep, Kavaratti Islands, Kalpeni Island.

How can I commute within Lakshadweep islands?

Lakshadweep are group of islands and to travel from one to another you can either use the ferry system or hire a helicopter.
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Can you suggest an itinerary for Lakshadweep islands?

Day 1- Arrive at Aggati Airport and then travel to Bangaram island by boat. Check in at hotel and rest.
Day 2- Walk on the beach, ayurvedic massage followed by visit to local food joints.
Day 3- Hike along the beaches, shell picking, spend time at the beach. Leave for Minicoy Island.
Day 4- Explore Minicoy and its beaches, participate in adventure sports. At night, leave for Kalpeni Islands.
Day 5- Walking tour of the island and beaches. Visit local food joints and then at night leave for Aggati Airport.