Places to visit in Lakshadweep
Lakshadweep is undeniably a “Beach Heaven” with so many islands in the middle of Arabian Sea. Apart from just sea and sands, this Indian archipelago has too many beautiful destinations to cover in one trip.
Minicoy Island: Minicoy is the most sought-after name among the islands in Lakshadweep. This crescent shaped island is the second largest isle of Lakshadweep. From city centre, Minicoy Island is located at a distance of approximately 208 kilometres. This isle is the home to the spectacular lagoon named Avah which looks stunning with its pristine beach and unblemished water. Due to its unmatched natural treasure, Minicoy tops the popular tourist destination list of every traveller. Here you can have some fishing experience and if you are lucky enough, your bucket can be filled with some freshly caught Tunas. Lighthouse on Minicoy Island offers a serene view of the surroundings.
Agatti Island: If you want to richness of local flora and fauna of Lakshadweep, then there is no other place better than Agatti Island. This island is about 180s kilometres far from the city centre. This is the only island in Lakshadweep with an airstrip. Tourist rushes to this island because of its water sport facilities. Agatti has another strong reason to attract travellers and it is the lagoon with a colourful underwater world of collar reefs and tiny fishes. If you want to have some adventure in Lakshadweep, then Agatti is the best place to come. Enjoy scuba diving, swimming or snorkelling in this picturesque island.
Kalpeni Island: Kalpeni is basically made of three islands namely Cheriyam, Tillakkam and Pitti. This island is also known as Koefaini. It is surely one of the most mesmerizing places in Lakshadweep where sun, sand and sea weave together the unparalleled beauty of unspoiled nature just for you. Kalpeni is particularly famous for its lagoon along the sides of the island. Here you can see Coral Reefs offering shelter to many fishes and small creatures. Tiny islands with hoards of palm and coconut trees enhance its uniqueness and appeal to the travellers.