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Lakshadweep Tourism One of the Best Tourist Place in India


Introduction: -


LAKSHADWEEP TOURISM is one of the World’s most spectacular tropical island systems. Lakshadeep is tucked away at 220-440 Kms. Off the Kerala coast. This Island offers a precious heritage of ecology and culture.

The unique feature of the Island is its coral reef, making it a pristine leisure spot with 4200 sq. km of the lagoon. It is marine wealth is spread over 36 islands in an area of 32 sq km.


The underwater view at Lakshadweep is kaleidoscopic and breathtaking. The lagoon offers excellent potential for water sports like swimming, windsurfing, diving, snorkelling and kayaking.


History of Lakshadweep Island: -

Lakshadweep island Best Tourism place in India

In 1847, after the severe cyclone hit the Island of Andrott Raja of Chirakkal decided to visit the island to assess the damages and distribute relief.


An officer of the East India Company Sir William Robinson volunteered to accompany him. On reaching Andrott, the Rajah found it difficult to meet the demands of the people. 


Sir William then offered the Rajah help in the form of a Loan. This was accepted. This arrangement continued for about four years but when the interest started mounting, the English asked the Rajah to repay them which he could not.


In 1854 all the remaining islands were handed over to the East India Company for administration. So British Raj started on Lakshadweep Island.

In the year 1956, Lakshadweep was Union Territory and it was named Lakshadweep in 1973.


Why is Lakshadweep Island famous for Tourism?


Lakshadweep is fast becoming India’s of its kind Adventure sports-Beautiful Nature Tourism location in India. Each island is fringed by snow-white coral sands. The crystal clear water and the abundant marine life enchance the beauty of the islands.

Against the vast expanse of the blue sea, the island looks like emeralds.The huge shallow calm lagoon on one side with wall wall-like reef of the marine live coral boulders blocks the incoming swells of the outer sea.


Lakshadweep Tourism purpose this island is linked to the mainland by ship, helicopter, Indian Airline, Kingfisher Airline and mechanized sailing wooden vessels.


In all the islands elaborate infracture is in place to meet the needs of tourists. Lakshadweep was given the National Eco-Tourism Award in 1997.


Best Time for Tourism to Lakshadweep: -



The Indian Ocean is blessed with its glaring group of islands, Lakshadweep. Discover these islands on the Lakshadweep family packages for 5 days. 


Characterized by sparkling white sand beaches, several untouched islands, dazzling coral reefs and so much more!

This archipelago consists of 36 impressive islands and you will be awestruck with its memorazing landscape. One could set up a hammock and just relax under the beautiful night sky adorned with stars.


This is the perfect place for you and your family to spend a sweet vacation. This island also has thrilling water activities like scuba diving, snorkelling and much more.


Plan your Lakshadweep family packages for 5 days with us and set your foot to start this wonderful rendezvous.


The perfect time to visit this place is between October and March. This is a perfect destination to take a break from daily life and spend a wonderful time with your family.

The 4-night and 5-day Lakshadweep family tour packages will fill your heart and soul with adventure and peace.


Lakshadweep is generally more budget-friendly compared to International destinations. Accommodations and activities are relatively affordable. The estimated cost for Lakshadweep is Rs.50,000 for a day budget holiday inclusive of flight stay meals and sightseeing.


Beautiful places for Lakshadweep Tourism:-


1. Minicoy Island: -


One of the 36 small islets of the 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 the Arabian Sea just 398 km. from the shore of Cochin.

The small island encompasses a total area of 4801 sq. km and is exclusively known for its vibrant coral reefs, quaint white sand beaches and freshwater of the infinite ocean.


The Minocoy island is the second largest of the Lakshadweep and is one of the few inhabited islands of the group.It is one of the best luxury beach resorts   and ideal destination for travellers .


This island destination is a popular tourist spot and has gained immence popularity due to attractive like tuna canning, tuna fishing and palm fringed beaches.


Tourists can enjoy some of the most memorable moments here during winter and the onset of summer, as the weather here is ideal during those months.


2.Agatti Islands-Lakshadweep:-


Agatti Island is considered another jewel from Lakshadweep group of island in India.This island is situated on one of the coral isles Lakshaweep islands .



In this island  every corner of the island is rich with natural vegetarian and beautiful geographical formations.

The beautiful Agatti island stretches over an area of 8 km. and is sparsely populated with around 8000 inhabitants.


Agatti island is the only island belonging to the Lakshadweep group with its airport that makes the island extremely accessible from major parts of the world.


The Airport is located at a distance of 459 km. from the shore of Kochi of India.The locals mostly speak English and Malayalam and Islam is the main religion of the inhabitants.

The primary occupation of the people is fishing. Tourism is picking up quite well in this region of the world.


3. Bangaram island:-Lakshadweep:-

Bangaram Island is a beautiful tiny island in the Union Territory of Lakshaweep, India. The Bangaram island encompasses an area of 1234 km. and is the largest island in the chain of islands in the region.


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.


The beach resort on the island was inaugurated in 1974 and it became more accessible for tourists after Agatti.

An aerodrome was commissioned and the frequency of commercial flights from Kochi increased.


The Govt. of India is also promoting tourism on the island and is projecting it to be a major destination for international tourism.


The sunrise and sunset are a treat to the eyes by the sparkling beach and a range of activities to indulge in make the stay worthwhile.


4. Scuba Diving in Lakshadweep: 


Scuba Diving in Lakshadweep is one of the most popular activities amongst travellers. Agatti Bangaram and Kadmat island 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.


5. Kavaratti islands of Lakshadweep: 

Kavartti is a small island spread across an area of 3.93 sqm. Km. and one of the most beautiful gems from the Lakshadweep islands.

The island is home to 12 atolls, five submerged banks and three coral reefs. The spectacular views of the Arabian Sea, and the sparking white sand beaches offer solace amidst the tranquil nature.

Kavaratti is best known for its coconut trees, a vast expanse of marine life, beautiful sceneries and the enthralling water sports.

Kavaratti lies 360km. from the shore of Kochi. It does not have an Airport and Agatti is the nearest airport to the island.

6.Kalpeni Island of Lakshadweep:

Kalpeni Island is a group of three islands and is one of the most picturesque areas of Lakshadweep. Cheriyam Pitti and Tillakkam are the islands that together form the Kalpeni islands.

These islands are inhabited and are frequently visited by tourists. Kalpeni is famous for its beautiful lagoon surrounding the island and is highly rich in Coral life.

Naturally, this place is among the most seen places in Lakshadweep. This is also a great spot to enjoy water sports including Scuba Diving, Snorkeling Reef walking, canoeing, kayaking and sailing yachts.

7. Water sports in Lakshadweep Islands: 

Apart from admiring 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. Marine Museum of Lakshadweep: -

It is situated in Kavaratti, The Marine museum showcases a plethora of marine-related artefacts and aims at promoting marine products and its preservations.

The interesting thing about the museum is its aquarium which has few of the most striking species of sea fishes and water animals.

The beautiful colourful fishes and aquatic species are very pretty and is a great sight to see these ornamental species.

 It is also a good place if you are interested in collecting information about marine life and related stuff. 


9. Kadmat of Lakshadweep: 

Kadmat  spreading over 9.3 km. in length, Kadmat island is a gorgeous island which is a part of the Amindive subgroup of islands in the Lakshadweep.

Boasting of silvery white beaches , sunkissed shores, wonderful blue lagoons, azure blue waters and vibrant coral reefs, Kadmat island is best tourism place in Lakshadweep.

This island just has one inhabited village called Kadmat where fishing is the major occupation.Kadmat island  a host of activities to its guests which is attract by thousands of tourists  every year.

Some of the most popular activities and things to do in this island is scuba diving, kayaking, snorkelling and paragliding.

Besides, you can also just sit and sunsoak and admire the resplendent surroundings. You can also choose to avail some of the many amazing spa and massage services available here.

10. City Shopping of Lakshadweep: 

The quaient little islets of Lakshadweep which are miles away from the modernity offers an exotic beach holiday.The markets of the island are not much developed and there are very few things that you can take back home as Lakshadweep souvenirs.

In fact, most of the islands of Lakshadweep are inhabitants and hence with no mark of concrete edifices at all. 

However beaing a beach destination, you can collect a lot of beach handicrafts and sice fishing is the main occupation of the islands . There are a lot of fish products that you can take home with you.


How You can reach at Lakshadweep Island: -

Lakshadweep is a group of island located in the Arabian sea off the southwestern coast of India.

You Can reach at Lakshadweep by Air:- 

The main gateway to Lakshadweep is through air travel.You can take a flight to Agatti island, which is only airport in lakshaweep that is ope to tourists.

Flights to Agatti are available from Kochi( Cochin) in Kerala.The flight duration is 1.5 to 2 hours from cochin.

You Can also reach Lakshadweep by Sea:-

Lakshadweep is also accessible by sea, but this option is less common for tourists.Ships operats from Kochi to various islands in Lakshadweep.The ship journey  can take 14 to 20 hours depending on the island you are travelling.

Entry Point:-Regardless of whether you choose to travel by air or sea, tourists need an entry permit to visit Lakshadweep. The permit can be obtained through the Lakshadweep Administration website.

Once you reach Agatti or another entry point, you can explore other island within Lakshadweep by usuing inter island boats or helicopters.


My Conclusion:

Lakshadweep stands as a jewel in India's tourism crown in 2024.

 The archipelago's pristine beauty, untouched coral reefs, and azure waters make it a must-visit destination for every avid traveller. 

From the serene beaches of Agatti to the vibrant marine life in Kadmat, Lakshadweep offers a diverse range of experiences for nature enthusiasts and adventure seekers alike. 

The local culture and warm hospitality of the islanders add a unique charm to the overall experience. 

As we embark on a journey into the heart of Lakshadweep, we discover a paradise that not only captivates the senses but also leaves an indelible mark on our souls. 

In 2024, Lakshadweep emerges not just as a tourist destination but as a sanctuary of natural wonders, making it one of the best tourist places in India. 

Explore, experience, and let the magic of Lakshadweep create everlasting memories.


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