Lakshadweep-Islands, lakshdweep
India's Remote Island Paradise
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Overview

Lakshadweep, formerly known as Laccadive Islands, is a stunning archipelago located 400km off the southwest coast of the Arabian Sea. Comprising 36 islands with a total area of 32 sq. kilometers, it is India's smallest union territory. The islands, made up of 12 atolls, 3 reefs, and 5 submerged banks, are a haven for travelers seeking remote and unspoiled natural beauty. To visit Lakshadweep, all ... Read More

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How to Reach Lakshadweep-Islands

  • By Air : Lakshadweep can be reached by air through the Aggati Airport, which is connected to the Kochi Airport. Flights to Agatti Island (Lakshadweep) can be s...
  • By Train : Lakshadweep is not accessible by train. The only modes of transportation to reach the islands are by water and air. Visitors can travel to Lakshadweep...
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Places to Visit in Lakshadweep-Islands

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Minicoy Island, Lakshadweepstar-img4.6 (511)
Discover the hidden gem of Minicoy Island, also known as Maliku, nestled amidst the vast Arabian Sea, just 398 km from Cochin. This charming island, the second-largest in Lakshadweep, entices visitors with its vibrant coral reefs, pristine white-sand beaches, and crystal-clear freshwater. With luxur...
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Andrott Island, Lakshadweepstar-img4.6 (277)
Andrott Island, also known as the largest island of Lakshadweep, is situated closest to the Indian mainland. Unlike other islands, Andrott stretches in an east-west direction. Despite being inhabited, the island has retained its natural beauty and charm, offering ample opportunities for visitors to ...
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Kadmat Island, Lakshadweepstar-img4.6 (229)
Discover the enchanting Kadmat Island, a stunning jewel in the Amindivi subgroup of the Lakshadweep archipelago. This 9.3 km long island beckons travelers with its pristine silvery beaches, sun-kissed shores, and mesmerizing blue lagoons teeming with vibrant coral reefs. Kadmat Island is a sanctuary...
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Kalpeni Islandsstar-img4.6 (205)
Kalpeni Islands, also known as Koefaini, is a group of three picturesque islands in Lakshadweep. The islands, Cheriyam, Pitti, and Tillakkam, are inhabited and popular among tourists. Known for its beautiful lagoon and rich coral life, Kalpeni offers a range of water sports activities including scub...
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Luxury Yacht Cruise in Lakshadweep Islandsstar-img4.6 (153)
Embark on a luxury yacht cruise in the Lakshadweep Islands for an unforgettable experience sailing on indigo blue waters and glistening white sands. Encounter exotic fish and turtles, and immerse yourself in the thrill and adventure of this pristine and blissful activity. A perfect way to create las...
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Things to do in Lakshadweep-Islands

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Explore Marine Museum in Kavaratti
Head to Kavaratti to explore the Marine Museum, which is dedicated to showcasing a wide variety of marine artifacts and promoting the preservation of marine products. The museum's aquarium features some of the most striking sea fishes and aquatic animals, offering a beautiful and colorful sight. It'...
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Explore Kalpeni Islands
Discover the picturesque Kalpeni islands, a group of three inhabited islands known for their beautiful lagoon and rich coral life. This must-see destination in Lakshadweep offers a range of water sports including scuba diving, snorkeling, reef walking, canoeing, kayaking, and sailing yachts.
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Experience a Luxury Yacht Cruise
Embark on a luxury yacht cruise in the stunning Lakshadweep Islands. Sail through the mesmerizing indigo waters and pristine white sands for an unforgettable experience. Keep an eye out for exotic fish and turtles, adding a touch of thrill and adventure to this pristine activity.
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Explore Kadmat Beach
Discover the pristine tropical paradise of Kadmat Beach in Lakshadweep, where crystal-clear turquoise waters, powdery white sands, and vibrant coral reefs await. This secluded and idyllic escape from everyday life offers breathtaking natural beauty, with a long stretch of unspoiled shoreline lined w...
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Climb Minicoy Island Lighthouse
Head to Minicoy Island to climb one of the oldest lighthouses in Lakshadweep, built in 1885. Standing at 300 feet, the view from the top is truly mesmerizing. Note that foreign nationals are not permitted to visit this island.
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Best Time to Visit Lakshadweep-Islands

The best time to visit Lakshadweep islands is from September to February when the weather is pleasant, with temperatures ranging between 20-30 degrees Celsius. March to May also offer a good opportunity to visit, although the weather tends to be hotter by 2-3 degrees Celsius. It is advisable to avoid the monsoon months of June to August due to high temperatures, heavy rainfall, and high humidity, ... Read More

FAQs on Lakshadweep-Islands

What is not so good about Lakshadweep islands?
Visiting Lakshadweep requires obtaining the necessary permits, which can be a limitation for some travelers.
What is famous about Lakshadweep islands?
Lakshadweep is famous for its exotic islands, beautiful beaches, and serene and peaceful ambiance.
Who should visit Lakshadweep islands?
Adventure lovers, beach enthusiasts, and explorers will find Lakshadweep to be a perfect destination. It offers beautiful beaches and a variety of adventure sports such as scuba diving, snorkelling, parasailing, and more.
What is the best way to reach Lakshadweep islands?
Lakshadweep can be reached via water and air only. It lies about 400 km away from the Western coast of India in the Arabian Sea.
What are the places near Lakshadweep islands?
Top places near Lakshadweep islands include Alleppey (314 km away), Kochi (289 km away), Goa (603 km away), Munnar (374 km away), and Ooty (365 km away).
What are the things to do in Lakshadweep islands?
Top things to do in Lakshadweep islands include exploring Minicoy Island, Agatti Islands, Bangaram Island, engaging in scuba diving, visiting Kavaratti Islands, and experiencing Kalpeni Island.
What is the local food in Lakshadweep islands?
Lakshadweep's cuisine is influenced by flavors, ingredients, and styles of Kerala's cuisine due to their close proximity. Coconut preparations, seafood, fried and barbecued fish, dishes prepared with coconut oil and coconut curry, and refreshing coconut water are popular. Restaurants also serve international cuisines like Chinese, Thai, Indian, and Korean dishes. Note that alcohol is not allowed in Lakshadweep except for Bangaram islands.
What is the best time to visit Lakshadweep islands?
September to February are the best months to visit Lakshadweep Islands due to pleasant climatic conditions (between 20-30 degrees Celsius). March to May are also good months, but the weather will be hotter by 2-3 degrees Celsius. Avoid the monsoon months of June to August due to high temperatures, heavy rainfall, and high humidity.

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