Lakshadweep Island is one of the smallest union territory of India. It is formerly called as Laccadive, Minicoy, and Aminidivi Island. As, they are a group of islands in the Laccadive Sea, which is located in the southwestern coast of India. There are many beautiful places to visit in Lakshadweep, which should not be missed by anyone, traveling there. The meaning of Lakshadweep in Sanskrit is ‘one hundred thousand Island’. It is mainly famous for its attractive and fresh beaches. Pearl fishing is very famous there. The temperature of this island mainly remains the same, in the whole year. It is a group of 30 islands. The beaches are covered with lush greenery, everywhere. If you are thinking about Lakshadweep Tourism, then is the best place to visit, especially for adventure tourists and nature lovers. Places to visit in Lakshadweep are:
Kavaratti is the capital of Lakshadweep. It is one of the most developed cities of Lakshadweep. This island is mainly famous for its white sandy, crystal clear water of beaches and also for palm trees. This island has attracted many tourists. If you want to spend your time with your, then it is the best place to visit in Lakshadweep. Many adventurous activities are also enjoyed here like Glass bottom boats, swimming, canoeing, sailing, pedal boating rowing, surfing, jet skiing, motorboat rides, and many other water sports. Just take the bike on rent and make the tour of this island.
Another jewel of Lakshadweep is Bangaram Atoll. Bangaram Atoll is famous for its silver sandy beaches. It is the only island where liquor can be consumed and it is allowed. The beaches of Bangaram are very calm. Anybody can take a relaxing sun bath here. You will get to see the various aqua creatures like clown fishes, turtles, butterflies and many other. The beaches of Bangaram are very clean. It is the best ‘Lakshadweep tourist place’, for couples. It is also as heaven’s Oyster.
Kadmat Island is also called as Cardamom Island. There you will get to see many marine turtles. Coral reef and shallow shores are very famous there. It is the long and narrow island. There are many lagoons near the island, which make it more beautiful and also one of the famous places to visit in Lakshadweep. Many water sports can also be enjoyed there like kayaking, snorkeling, scuba diving and also enjoy the boating in glass bottom boats, by seeing various water creatures. The people of this island are very expert in fishing, why not to try fishing also.
Minicoy Island is locally known as Maliku. It is situated at the southernmost part of Lakshadweep. This small island is covering the area of around 4,801 sq. This is the second largest island of Lakshadweep. The people who really want to see beaches in the terms of quality, they will get the luxury beaches here. Try to stay in the luxurious beach resorts, which will make your experience more remarkable. They are the best places to visit in Lakshadweep, especially for the romantic couples. Minicoy has the lighthouse, which was constructed in 1885.
Kalpeni Island is also known as Koefaini. It is the group of three island, named as Pitti, Tillakkam and Cheriyam. The beaches of this island are just stunning. This island is famous for lagoons. If you want to enjoy with your friends or family, then it is the perfect destination of ‘Lakshadweep tourism’. The water of beaches is shallow, with white sand on the ground and water sports can be enjoyed here like kayaking, scuba diving and canoeing. The coral life of this island is very beautiful.
Agatti Island is also known as Agatti Atoll. This island is very famous for its coral life. The island is 7.6 kms long. The very famous Arab traveler, named as Ibn Batuta, has also travelled here. The beaches of this island have crystal clear water. It is one of that island of Lakshadweep, which is having its own airport. It is another spot of Lakshadweep tourism.