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General Information About Lakshadweep

Lakshadweep is one of the worlds most spectacular tropical island systems. Thirty- two sq. km of land spread over 36 islands surrounded by 4200 sq. km of lagoon rich in marine wealth. The precious heritage of ecology and culture is supported by an extremely fragile ecosystem. Committed to the cause of Eco tourism Union Territory of Lakshadweep has consciously followed a middle path between tourism promotion and environmental conservation. The Administration is carefully monitoring the environmental impact of coastal tourism and has taken steps to promote tourism in a way that is consistent with ecological concerns. As an effective strategy to avoid pressure on ecological environment, the efforts to promote tourism have been synchronized with the carrying capacity of the islands.


Lakshadweep Culture


Though the islands of Lakshadweep is small in terms of area, still when it comes to its lifestyle and rich cultural heritage the island stands apart in its diversity. This diverse and multifaceted culture makes us bewildered and astonishes us gasping for more. Though Islam is the dominant religion followed in Lakshadweep, other religions are also prevalent here. The culture of Lakshadweep is highly influenced by the neighboring state Kerala therefore these two places are unmistakably similar to each other. Lakshadweep being home to major tribal communities, the people lead a simple lifestyle and is acknowledged for their unique rituals and celebrations. The main working community of Lakshadweep is the Melacheris while the Koyas belong to the superior land owners. The Malmis are meant to be the sailor community. It can be said that Lakshadweep people are a true manifestation of cultural unification and social enrichment. The most commonly spoken language by the people of Lakshadweep is Malayalam.The culture of the people of Lakshadweep has got a historical link with the state of Kerala when it comes to it music and dance. Also the music and dance of the people of this island can be seen to be highly influenced by Islamic culture. Any social or religious festival is accompanied by the tribal music and colorful tribal dances. There are folk songs for every special occasion like marriage, birth, ear boring, death, etc.


Agatti Island

The only island with an airstrip in Lakshadweep, Agatti is well renowned for its water sports activities. Agatti has remarkable and breathtaking flora and fauna - attractive lagoons with coral froths and unique fishes.


Kavaratti Islands

One of the prime destinations for tourists, this island has amazing white coral-sand beaches, calm and soothing lagoons and immense greenery! Like all other islands in the vicinity, this too is a nature lover's paradise! The dancing coconut leaves, smell of the salty ocean and the sound of the waves are something that any tourist will never forget.


Minicoy Island

The Minicoy Island is the southern-most island of Lakshadweep, situated at a distance of 398 km (215 nautical miles) south-west of Kochi between 8° 15' and 8° 20' N latitude and 73° 01' and 73° OS' E longitude, having an area of 4.80 sq km. This island lies near the 9 0 Channel, which is one of the busiest shipping routes and is about 130 km from the northern-most island of Maldives.

Lakshadweep Weather

Lakshadweep has a tropical climate and it has an average temperature of 27° C - 32° C. April and May are the hottest with an average temperature of 32° C Generally the climate is humid warm and pleasant. As the climate is equitable during monsoons, ship-based tourism is closed.
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