All year round
Summer from 35 to 22
Winter between 32 to 20
The smallest Union Territory of India. Lakshadweep is an archipelago
consisting of 12 atolls, three reefs and five underwater banks.
It covers an area of 32 Sq.Km. Is has 10 inhabited and 17 uninhabited
islands. 4 newly formed islands and 5 underwater reefs. The inhabited
islands are Kavaratti, Agatti, Amini, Kadmat, Kiltan, Chetlat, Bitra,
Andrott, Kalpeni and Minicoy. Bitra is the smallest of all having
only a population of 225 persons. The main occupation of the people
is fishing, coconut cultivation and coir twisting.
How to get here
Indian Airlines flies from Cochin to Agatti island.
There is also a ship service, that takes 20 hours to reach Lakshadweep
Places to visit
Minicoy - Bangaram - Diving
Is the island closest to the Maldives. Minicoy has a very different
culture from any of the other islands, dress, language and food
is all different.
The ultimate exotic diving location !
.: Bangaram A beautiful island
encircled by white sand. Bangaram is surrounded by a large and safe
lagoon with calm water. It has amazing coral formations, including
black coral and a large variety of coral fish. There is also a diving
Popular dive spots off Bangaram include Manta Point and the wreck
of the Princess Royal which sunk 200 years ago. Manta rays, eagle
rays, moray eels and hawkbill turtles are common. Manta Rays are
mostly seen from October to December, when they come to feed at