Places to Visit in Lakshadweep

Lakshadweep Islands, the smallest union Territory of India is one place which is not visited by many people in India. The primary reason for this is location of the islands to the extreme South - West of India. The islands of Lakshadweep are not very popular as a tourist destination but they have a lot to offer to the tourists who do visit. Moreover, they make a perfect destination for those who love nature and like to explore it in all its forms. The biggest of tourist attractions in Lakshadweep lies in its pristine charm and its laid back life. Faraway from the urban clamor and clutter, the only sound you can hear is that of waves crashing against the beaches and the cry of seagulls. Far from the madding crowds you can have a tranquil experience on the islands.

The islands also have facilities like Scuba diving, Snorkeling, kayaking, canoing, windsurfing, yachting and many more for adventure lovers.

Places to See in Lakshadweep


Kavaratti in Lakshadweep Islands has a beautiful Lagoon. There are several water sports for the amusement of travellers. The place also has some very beautiful mosques which represent the rich ancient architecture of India. There also is a marine aquarium representing the aquatic life of the place.


Crescent shaped island has one of the largest lagoons in the region. It has a typical Maldivian character. The significant monument of the island is the light House which was constructed in 1885. There are cottages on the island for the stay of the tourists.


The scenic islet is uninhabited but has a huge shallow lagoon. The town of Kalpeni boasts of being the first ever place where girls in India went to school. Moideen Mosque in the Kalpeni Town is one of the popular landmarks of the island.


It presents a breathtaking spectacle of coral reefs and an array of coconut palms swaying in sea breeze. Agatti Island is known to be a gateway for the Lakshadweep islands. The beaches of the island are listed among the best beaches in India.


This is an ideal spot for sunbath and water sports. The island is believed to be very rich in terms of marine wealth. Kadmat has options of scuba diving, snorkelling and swimming for the visitors.


The teardrop-shaped uninhabited island has superb beaches and beautiful lagoons. The beautiful island gives a great opportunity to unwind all the troubles and anxieties.

Tourist Destination Near Lakshadweep


The distance between Lakshadweep Islands and Kerala is about 300 km. Known as God's own country, Kerala is a wonderful place to visit. A trip to backwaters of Kerala can be absolutely refreshing and revitalizing for your senses. Kumarakom, Munnar (The only hill Station of Kerala) and Allepey are few of the places that you would definitely not like missing.

Tamil Nadu

The distance between Coimbatore and Lakshadweep is 488 kms. In Tamil Nadu you will find hill station called Ooty which is one of the most popular hill stations in India. Other places worth a view in Tamil Nadu are Coonoor, Yelagiri. The state of Tamil Nadu also boasts of several beaches where you can relax and enjoy yourself.


Goa can also be on the list if you are planning to visit any other Indian city worth having fun from Lakshadweep Islands. The Goa beaches, churches and food, every thing about the state is fantastic. Goa is one of the most visited tourist destinations in India.

Last Updated on : 17/09/2013