Explore the vast world of marine life in Lakshadweep
Would you like to explore the endless sea-shore of Arabian Sea? Lakshadweep can be an ideal location for you to spend some lonely holidays. Comprising of 36 main islands, coral atolls, smaller islands and coral reefs, this place offers a unique combination of beauty and Nature. Being in this safe zone of nature and untouched by ever-expanding industrialization culture, this small union territory of India is the ultimate wonder to watch. In fact, it is a much bigger land with rich wealth of deep blue Arabian waters, coral reefs, white beaches, lagoons and much more. This archipelago with 3 reefs, 5 submerged banks and 12 atolls has brought many enthusiastic travellers here over the years. In your visit to this ‘hundred thousand islands’ as referred in Malayalam, make it a point to drop in at these exclusive tourist spots. The lush green landscape, soft silvery beaches, incredible marine life and water sports will definitely make your holiday worth remembering.
Best places to visit in Lakshadweep
Serving as the administrative capital of Lakshadweep, this is the most developed place among the group. Kavaratti Island is widely popular for the amazing sandy white beaches lining clear blue waters. Apart from many coconut trees, what every tourist would love are swimming and water sports.
Located 208 km away from the main city, Minicoy Island is the southernmost of Lakshadweep groups and one of the biggest. For the love of art these people residing here have, it is an important cultural hub of these islands. It is famous for that lighthouse (300 feet tall), Juma Masjid and fishing.
Marine Museum is a must visit of the Kavaratti Island. The most striking feature of this museum is its aquarium that has some exclusive species of fishes and other water animals. With a huge storage of marine related artifacts, objective of this museum is to promote and preserve marine products.
Bangaram Atoll is one of the most visited places of Lakshadweep Islands for its coral reefs, clean and quite beaches. This place is at a proximity to Agatti Aerodrome where flights to Kochi take off on a regular basis. This is the only place where liquor consumption is permitted.
Popular for amazing beaches, Kalpeni Islands are uninhabited and isolated, ideal for peace loving tourists. The white sandy shore lines those shallow waters of this island. You can see most people sunbathing, swimming and enjoying water sports like scuba diving and snorkeling. One more thing, Kalpeni Islands is a combination of three beautiful islands Pitti, Cheriyam and Tillakkam.