Lakshadweep: A Home of Islands in Plenty
The smallest Union Territory of India, Lakshadweep Tourism comprises of 36 islands with the total land of 32 sq km and is a home of beautiful corals. World's one of the most histrionic islands with the splendid ecology and culture need a special mention. Among the 36 islands only ten islands including Amini, Andrott, Agatti, Bitra, Kalpeni, Kadmat, Chetlat, Kavaratti, Kiltan and Minicoy are inhabited. The inhabitants of Lakshadweep are primarily engaged in coconut cultivation and fishing. Lion portion of the population are Muslims and this place is almost crime free.
Though the same natural beauty runs through all of the islands but the services and the facilities differ from one island to another. In some of the islands water sports and diving are encouraged and on the other some of the islands promote the beauty of nature in all its aspects.
Different Islands of Lakshadweep: With Great Appeal
Kavaratti Tourism: Kavaratti, the administrative headquarter is the most prospered island of Lakshadweep and it houses 52 mosques among which Ujra Mosque is the most beautiful one. Kavaratti is mainly popular for its lagoon which encourages different water sports and swimming. Viewing marine life from a glass bottomed boat is a lifetime experience. Sailing Yachts and Kayaks can be hired for water sports.
Taratashi and Coral Reef Package are two popular packages for visiting Kavaratti.
Kalpeni Tour of Lakshadweep Islands: The largest lagoon of Lakshadweep is located in Kalpeni and it is ideal for all kinds of water sports. A strange huge tempest of coral dregs along the Southern and eastern shoreline of Kalpeni can be observed. Pitti, Tilakkam and deserted Cheriyum with the splendid lagoon are the charming islets of Lakshadweep. Koomel, the moulded bay is used for change rooms, bath huts and so on.
Four tourist cottages are allotted for the tourists. Coral Reef package includes this island too.
Tours to Minicoy Lakshadweep Islands: Being separated from other islands Minicoy, the southern most island of the group, is an example of the juxtaposition of the duo culture of Maldives and South India. Interestingly, this island unlike other islands celebrates the women power and often regarded as the Women's island. Minicoy consists of ten villages and shows great interest in performing art especially in Lava Dance during the festivities. Those who visit Minicoy must see the tuna canning factory and a light house constructed by the British in 1885. Visitors can enjoy a long drive through the alluring impenetrable coconut groves and winding village roads.
Mari time skills and carpentry are the popular forms of jobs to the men folks. Many of them also work in international shipping folk while the women indulge in house keeping work. Considering the demand of the accommodation a twenty bedded tourist resort is introduced. Both the Coral Reef package and Swaying Palm package include the tour to Minicoy.
Kadmat Tour: Kadmat is also popular for the lagoons on both the side which delivers peace in tranquility. Along with the splendid lagoons this place also has the facility for water sports and swimming that are thoroughly enjoyed by the tourists. Green Coconut Palm of this island provides a natural cano