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About Lakshadweep

Lakshadweep, which means 'a hundred thousand islands' in Sanskrit, is the smallest Union Territory of India. It is a group of 36 exotic islands, popular throughout the world for its beautiful sun-kissed beaches and mesmerizing landscape.

It covers an area of 32 sq km, comprising 12 atolls, 10 inhabited islands, 3 reefs and 5 submerged banks. The capital of Lakshadweep, Kavaratti is also a principal town of this Union Territory. These Islands are located at a distance of 220 to 440 km from Kochi, one of the coastal cities of Kerala.

Lakshadweep has mesmerizing natural landscapes, sandy beaches, variety of flora & fauna and easy going lifestyle, which is free from pollution. All the islands of Lakshadweep do not have settlements and only few of them allow visitors with permit. Coconut trees, lagoons, isolated beaches and reefs enhance the islands of this tourist destination. Adventurous souls love to visit this place for scuba fishing, diving, kayaking and snorkeling.

It has a tropical climate with an average temperature of 27° C to 32° C. The climate of Lakshadweep remains pleasant and humid warm. The hottest months of Lakshadweep are April and May. During monsoon, ship-based tourism remains closed because of its equitable climate. The preferable time to visit these islands of Lakshadweep is in between October and March. It enjoys light to moderate winds from October to March. Regular flights from Kochi, keep these islands connected. Helicopter services are available throughout the year from Agatti to Kavaratti. Plan a trip to this amazing island destination which will be a treat for nature lovers, peace seekers and photographers. Be with Travelogy India to explore this stunning destination to have a unique experience of touring in the remarkable islands of Lakshadweep.



Lakshadweep Travel Information

How to Reach Lakshadweep

Lakshadweep Island is accessible through air and water routes. Several flights & ships are operated from Kochi, as it serves as a gate way to Lakshadweep.
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History of Lakshadweep

The history of Lakshadweep is based on different legends. According to which, the first settlement on these islands is the Local traditions during the rule of last king of Kerala, Cheraman Perumal.
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Best Time to Visit Lakshadweep

Lakshadweep remains at its best from October to Mid-May, therefore it is considered as the best time to visit.
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The Do’s and Dont's in Lakshadweep

In your Lakshadweep vacation you should know the do’s and don’ts properly in-order to avoid doing any offence though not intentionally.
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Top Attractions of Lakshadweep

Top places to visit in Lakshadweep. Kalpeni Island. Kadmat. Marine Museum. Amindivi Islands. Andretti Island. Lighthouse, Minicoy Island.
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Climate of Lakshadweep

The tropical climate of Lakshadweep remains pleasant. It experiences summer with varying temperature from 22°C to 33°C. In winter, the temperature of Lakshadweep ..
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Things to Do in Lakshadweep

Lakshadweep has become a developing water sports destination of India as it has vast water lagoons around it.
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Festivals of Lakshadweep

These festivals are celebrated with much enthusiasm in Lakshadweep that makes the islands colorful....
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Nightlife in Lakshadweep

Being in a heavenly place like Lakshadweep, you may also wish to have a colorful nightlife. Being in a heavenly place like Lakshadweep, you may also wish to have a colorful nightlife. ...
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Shopping in Lakshadweep

Lakshadweep is not an ideal place for shopping, but one can collect some traditional beach handicrafts .. ...
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