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Lakshadweep Islands supports eco-tourism. Water based tourism is one of the major attractions for travelers. The union territory is concerned about preserving the eco system of the islands and at the same time it promotes tourism. The coral reef, the clear sea water, the beaches – all contribute to enhance the beauty of the islands. Some of the islands of Lakshadweep are popular for water sports while some of the islands are particularly promoted for tourism.

Tourist Attractions in Lakshadweep Islands


Kalpeni

From Cochin, the distance of this island is 287 km. Water sports like pedal boating, sailing and kayaking are popular here. Kalpeni is famous for natural scenic beauty. The main attraction of this island is the storm bank.

Kalpeni
Bangaram

Bangaram

This is a popular tourist destination in Lakshadweep. This island is also open for tourists from outside India. The beauty of the lagoons and sea beaches of Bangaram are its main attractions for tourists. Water sports and sunbathing are popular beach activities in this island.

Kadmat

The distance of this island from Cochin is about 407 km. The sandy beaches and extensive stretch of palm trees add to the beauty of the island.

Kadmat
Kavaratti

Kavaratti

There are a number of tourist attractions in Kavaratti. Historical monuments, mosques, aquarium with variety of tropical fishes and lakes can be visited in Kavaratti. The Ujra Mosque is one of the most popular mosques in this island.

Agatti

It is situated at a distance of 459 km from Cochin. This small island is only 6 km long and 1000 m in width. The island has beautiful beaches and palm groves. Scuba diving, sailing and kayaking are some of the popular sports in Agatti.

Agatti
Suheli and Pitti

Suheli and Pitti

About 47 km from Kavaratti the island of Suheli and Pitti is located. This island is mainly known as a fishing destination. This island is also known as Pakshi Pitti as a farm for breeding Tern birds is located here. It was recognized as a bird sanctuary in 1962.

Minicoy

In the archipelago of Lakshadweep, the southernmost island is Minicoy. The island reflects the Maldivian essence and has a rich culture. The lighthouse of this island is an attraction to the tourists. The Tuna canning factory is also located on this island of Minicoy. Tourists visiting Minicoy will also love the dance performances by local male which is known as the Lava Dance.

Minicoy
 
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