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Lakshadweep: A Jewel in India's Island destination


Among India's diverse array of island destinations, Lakshadweep stands out as a true gem waiting to be discovered. Comprising 36 breathtakingly beautiful islands scattered across the Arabian Sea, this archipelago offers a slice of paradise for discerning travelers.


It became a viral destination after India's Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi ji posted a picture of himself in the island. We know it is too early but as Andamans grew, we believe Lakshadweep is also going to become most popular island destination in years to come.


Why should you consider travelling to Lakshadweep ? Here are the list of reasons.


  1. Untouched Natural Beauty: Lakshadweep is renowned for its pristine beaches, crystal-clear lagoons, and vibrant coral reefs teeming with marine life. Whether you're a snorkeling enthusiast eager to explore the underwater wonders or simply craving a tranquil escape from the hustle and bustle of city life, Lakshadweep has something to offer for everyone.

2. Cultural Immersion: The islands of Lakshadweep are inhabited by warm and welcoming communities known for their rich cultural heritage. Visitors have the opportunity to engage with locals, learn about their traditions, and savor the authentic flavors of Lakshadweep cuisine.


3. Adventure Awaits: From water sports like scuba diving and kayaking to island hopping and dolphin watching, Lakshadweep offers a plethora of adrenaline-pumping activities for adventure seekers. Explore the hidden coves, sail into the sunset, or simply bask in the serenity of your surroundings—the choice is yours.

4. Luxury Meets Serenity: While Lakshadweep embraces a rustic charm, it also caters to luxury travelers seeking indulgence and comfort. From boutique resorts nestled amidst coconut groves to overwater bungalows offering panoramic views of the sea, the island's hospitality industry has something for every taste and budget. Taj has announced its interest to build large room inventory in years to come which will surge luxury travelers' lot more.


5. Preserving Paradise: As stewards of this pristine ecosystem, the people of Lakshadweep are committed to preserving their natural heritage for future generations. Sustainable tourism practices are at the forefront of their efforts, ensuring that visitors can enjoy the beauty of the islands while minimizing their environmental footprint.



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HOW TO REACH


Lakshadweep Island can be reached by ships and flights operated from Kochi. For all tourist purposes Kochi is the gate way to Lakshadweep.


Agatti and Bangaram islands can be reached by flight from Kochi. Indian Airlines operate flights from Kochi. Onward flights from Kochi are available to most of the airports in India and abroad. Airstrip is there in Agatti island only. From Agatti boats are available to Kavaratti and Kadmat during fair season October to May. Helicopter transfer is available from Agatti to Kavaratti during monsoon season subjected to availability of helicopter. The flight from Cochin to Agatti takes approximately one hour and thirty minutes.


Seven passenger ships – MV Kavaratti, MV Arabian Sea, MV Lakshadweep Sea, MV Lagoon, MV Corals, MV Amindivi and MV Minicoy operate between Cochin and Lakshadweep islands. The passage takes 14 to 18 hours depending on island chosen for journey. The ships offer different classes of accommodation: A/C First Class with two berth cabins, A/C Secound Class with four berth cabins and push back/Bunk Class with A/C seating. A doctor is available on call on board. MV Amindivi and MV Minicoy also offer comfortable A/C seating ideal for a night’s journey. During fair season, high speed vessels operate between islands.


For more information visit https://samudram.utl.gov.in/

For ship tickets visit https://lakport.utl.gov.in/



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