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2 Awesome Places in Lakshadweep You Should’t Miss

places in Lakshadweep

Lakshadweep. In Sanskrit and Malayalam lakshadweep means one lakh islands. Lakshadweep is nearly 400 kms far from cochin. This is very famous for its low crowds, beautiful blue sea, lagoon, very beautiful and colorful fishes under the sea. 

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We welcome you for a brand new incredible India’s one of the best tourism places to explore. We will take you to one of the beautiful beach destinations and places in Lakshadweep in India. This destination is the smallest union territory in India. And it is called Lakshadweep.

Today in this article you will learn about beautyness of lakshadweep islands. Let us start exploring places in Lakshadweep islands. By reading this article you will like having a virtual tour.

Why Visit Beautiful Places in Lakshadweep?

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Many of the Indian tourists may not have visited places in Lakshadweep. Lakshadweep is like beautiful jewelry to enhance the beautiness of India. Its white sea, beautiful lagoon and colorful fishes under the sea and very less public gives a tremendous experience for any traveler. 

To get relief from routine, hectic and boring life many travelers love to visit this places in Lakshadweep. Roaming in lakshadweep means it’s like getting into another yug or any other beautiful planet. Lakshadweep has a total number of 36 islands. and its complete area is just 32 square kilometers. 

From all these 36 islands people live on only 11 islands. Officially tourists are allowed in the northern islands. Some of the popular islands are agatti, bangaram, kalpatti, thinnakara. And some southern islands also suggestable for tourists like kavaratti, minicoy, kalpeni island. 

  • Best place for watersports around the world
  • places in Lakshadweep surrounded by beautiful corals around agatti island
  • Crystel clear water, Beautiful Lagoons

If you are staying on any island, we recommend you to stay western part of the island where you can have a beautiful glimpse of the sunset. This view is incredible here so do not miss this. 

When you go for a walk in the evening you can see many children playing football, volleyball and you can also be part of their team. 

What is the best time to visit places in Lakshadweep?

October to April is the best time to visit. 30 degrees temperature. Weather clear morning to evening. 

What are the Activities we can do in Lakshadweep Islands?

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This place is not only for relaxing but you can do some activities like snorkeling, diving, swimming, scuba diving, kayaking, boating, fishing and other activities are very famous here to enjoy. 

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Is there any permit to take before visiting places in Lakshadweep Islands?

Lakshadweep islands are a restricted tourist place in India. To visit this places in Lakshadweep you need to take some permits before visiting this place. 

Lakshadweep’s nodal agency is Sports. Sports fullform is Society of Promotion of Nature Tourism and Sports. This is the only agency which controls the activities of any tourists here in this place. 

If you want to  visit lakshadweep through Sports only you need to buy packages. Or you can also book packages with your travel agent which is monitored by Sports. For more information you can visit Lakshadweep tourism’s official website. 

How to reach Lakshadweep Islands?

If you want to visit places in Lakshadweep from any state across India you need to reach Kerala State Cochin city. From cochin you can reach lakshadweep by air or ship.

Flight Cochin to Lakshadweep Islands

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If you want to travel places in Lakshadweep by air you will get a direct flight from cochin. Your destination will be agatti airport. Generally the flight timing is around 9am. You will have a wonderful view of sea around 1 hr 30 minutes of beautiful journey. You will reach there by 10:30.The approx price from cochin to lakshadweep is around 5500 to 6500 INR. 

After reaching agatti airport first of all you need to give your entry information. You need to do this in agatti airport only. 

Ships from Cochin to Lakshadweep Islands

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Apart from air travel you can also have ship experience to places in Lakshadweep. There are 6 passenger ships available which gives you a beautiful travel experience to lakshadweep from cochin. MV Arabian Sea, MV Kavaratti, MV Lakshadweep Sea, MV Lagoons and MV Corals. These ships will take you to several islands of lakshadweep. For this it takes around 14 to 18 hours for the journey. 

These passenger ships filled with all the facilities. According to your budget you can choose bunk beds, second class or first class rooms. You will get refreshments, proper food and everything is well prepared by the management. 

Luxurious Cruise Trip

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One more mode of transportation is choosing any luxurious cruise. For the past few years cordelia cruise has been taking passengers from mumbai, goa and cochin to lakshadweep islands. So you can also travel on a luxurious cruise to lakshadweep islands. 

Now we got to know how to reach lakshadweep islands. Now let us have a virtual trip to lakshadweep islands. 

1. Agatti Island 

First of all let us explore Agatti Island. If you want to travel to Agatti Island, first of all you need to register your details in the local Agatti police station. After entry you must register your exit date information too. And this rule is applied to all islands in Lakshadweep.

Places in Lakshadweep there is one and only airport which is located on Agatti Island. If you are coming by air please do not miss to travel to this island. In Agatti Island you will see beautiful white sand beaches and total lakshadweep’s most beautiful lagoons.

To explore Agatti island you can hire a taxi or auto. The best option for best economy and comfort is taking a bike on rental. Nominal amount like 200 to 300 rupees will get you a bike here to roam Agatti island. 

If you want to travel to any other island you will get private boats from here. For a private boat they will charge around 7000 to 8000 INR.

You will see many coconut products and the main occupation is fishing of the public of these islands. Local people are like very welcoming and warm hearted. 

2. Kavaratti Island

How to reach

1.5 to 2 hrs from Agatti

500/- per ticket in a boat

Refreshment available in boat 

Important things or places in Karavatti Island

Important things
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  • Permit needed in local police station
  • Light house 4:30 to 6 beautiful view of island from light house top.
  • One of the smart city in India.
  • beautiful and clean beaches available
  • lagoon star fish and wonderful corals are main attractions in karavatti island.
  • Blue, beautiful and clean water you can see here
  • White Sand
  • Water activities available here
  • Dolphin spot
  • Sunlight intensity is very high
  • Proper sunglasses is mandatory
  • and high intensity of spf sunscreen is mandatory to protect your skin

Mobile network and Internet connectivity

Mobile network and Internet connectivity in lakshadweep
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BSNL and AIRTEL calling network available. 

Internet 4g not available as of now. Fastest internet coming soon. 

Local cuisine in Lakshadweep

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A bit of a struggle for vegetarians to find vegetarian food.

Sea food available.

Limited restaurants available

Panchayat, mubarak and cucumber restaurant


Beach view accommodation per night around 5 to 10k