Things to do in Lakshadweep


Lakshadweep has promoted tourism particularly because of its beautiful shining beaches and the relaxed life that it betokens. It is located quite secluded from the humdrum of city life and that makes it a popular tourist destination. Read through to know more about the things to do in Lakshadweep.

1. Kavaratti Island

The ultimate destination for water sports

Be it scuba diving or kayaking, Kavaratti island is the most perfect place for water sports. Jet skiing and snorkeling facilities are also available over here. You can even check out the aquarium on the island. The turquoise blue water over here would surely leave you pleased.

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2. Kalpeni Island

For snorkeling

Kalpeni Island is ideal for water sports as it is not that exploited by tourists. The water is very safe for swimming and you can enjoy scuba diving or snorkeling to the best at Kalpeni Island. The landscape over here is simply marvelous. Visit this place at least once in your life.

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3. Bangaram Island 

for Marine Life

Bangaram Island also offers splendid view of the corals and marine life through the scuba diving and snorkeling facilities. The shape of this island is in the form of a tear and it takes you to a surreal world far away from the chaos of the city.

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4. Island of Thinnakara

For Exploring Nature

Thinnakara Island can be called a petite heaven on Earth. If you wish to be in the quiet lap of nature with your better half, Thinnakara is the right destination for you. The clear turquoise water even has avenues for water sports. It is definitely one of the most sought after things to do in Lakshadweep.

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5. Minicoy Island 

Minicoy is hardly 70 kilometers from Maldives and it is perfectly reflected in the splendor of this place. Try out Kayaking and Snorkeling in the clear blue water at Minicoy Island for a once in a lifetime experience. The lighthouse over here is also worth visiting.

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6. Palassery 

for Local Snacks 

If you are looking for something beyond water sports, visit Palassery. It is a village close to Minicoy and try out the local snacks served by the village residents. Tender coconut pulp and jaggery are the main ingredients that they use.

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7. Agatti Island

Agatti Island is so amazing that you would not want to leave this place. It is absolutely perfect for honeymoon couples. It is very peaceful and you can try out parasailing as well as boating at Agatti Island. The local sea food served over here is worth trying.

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8. Kadmat Island

Mobile phones do not work at Kadmat Island. If you are looking for a place to enjoy solace, it is the right place for you. The clear blue water and the lush green surroundings soothe the human senses in the best possible way. Scuba diving over here would give you a fine picture of sharks, dolphins and turtles.

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9. Pitti Island

For birdwatching

Thousands of birds belonging to the Tern group consider Pitti Island as their breeding ground. If you are in Lakshadweep, plan an excursion to this exotic bird sanctuary for the wonderful noddies and terns.

10. Visit Ujra Mosque

 for Intricate carvings 

Kavaratti has mosques that are architecturally breathtaking. Check out Ujra Mosque at this island for the intricate carvings that present a fine example of craftsmanship.

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11. Amini Island

For Stone Engravers

Skilled craftsmen at Amini island who make awesome walking sticks with tortoise shells and coconut shells make this place a must visit. The people here have a very unadulterated sense for folk songs also. This oblong shaped island is a must visit if you happen to be in Lakshadweep.

 12. Fishing

At Cheriyakara and Valiyakara

If you wish to see how fishing is carried out, you may check out Cheriyakara and Valiyakara Islands. They are uninhabited and fishing is the main attraction over here.

13. Andrott Island 

And Juma Mosque | 119 Km from Kavaratti

Andrott Island is also known as Androth Island. This is said to be the first island to embrace Islam. You can visit Juma Mosque that houses the tomb of Arab Apostle called Ubaidulla. He was responsible for the conversion of the entire inhabitants of this district to Islam. It is around 119 kilometers from Kavaratti, the capital of Lakshadweep.

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14. Bitra Island

The smallest inhabited island of Bitra is worth a visit for the beautiful large lagoon and numerous fishes and turtles.

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Lakshadweep is a perfect holiday destination for families as well as young couples. Visit Lakshadweep and check out these places without fail.

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