Beauty in blue – lakshadweep

Beauty in Blue – Lakshadweep

Beauty in Blue – Lakshadweep

The exotic island of Indian Ocean beckons you to Lakshdweep. Strewn on the clear blue waters of the Arabian Sea, off the western coast of India, Lakshdweep is a group of coral islands of unparalleled beauty. The soft and silky beaches, the flora and fauna, lavishly carpeted green land scape, mesmerizing beaches offering opportunities for diving and snorkeling promise a reposed vacation for you. The coral reefs give each of the islands and the sea around them, a unique hue of ravishing beauty. The smallest of all Indian Union Territories, Lakshadweep is a perfect run away from the clamor of modernization. The basking nature rejuvenates the fatigued vigor.

Various islands of Lakshadweep make it a favorite destination for solace seeking travelers. Each island is trimmed by snow white coral sands and secerned by a huge, shallow, calm lagoon on one side which sunders it from incoming swells of the outer sea by the fort wall-reef made of massive coral boulders and live corals. The only coral islands of our country, are the result of gradual assimilation of calcium from the water by corals and their turning into reefs. The prominent islands are Kavaratti, Kalpeni
Minicoy, Kadmath, Andrott, Agatti, Banagram.

Kavaratti, the head quarters of the island, is the beautiful calm liman formulating an exemplar spot for water sports, swimming and basking on warm sandy beaches. Marine life exhibits can be seen at the marine aquarium which has excellent collection of specimens. Glass bottomed boats make easier to see the exotic underwater for those who cannot swim. Kayaks, sailing yachts will be among keeping you engaged in adventure sports. The Dolphin Driving Center and Coral Reef is also worth visiting.

Kalpeni boasts of nestling the largest lagoon among Lakshadweep islands. Being a shallow laggon it is just perfect for enjoying all kinds of water sports in Lakshadweep. A remarkable characteristic of Kalpeni atoll is the huge storm bank of coral debris along the eastern and southeastern shoreline. . Kalpeni with the small islets Tilakkam, Pitti and the uninhabited Cheriyam with sparkling lagoon in between them are known for its scenic beauty. You can swim, or pursue water sports like kayaking, boat sailing.

Minicoy, a geographically marooned island, exhibits an admix of Maldavian and South Indian culture. It is the southern most Uninhabited islands of Bangaram, Thinnakara, Parali-I and Parali-II are just a hop away. Land in these tiny islands and enjoy an exclusive day excursion.
island in Lakshadweep, crescent shaped and has one of the largest lagoons. Viringle is the small islet that you see on the south. The island has systematically arranged village system known as "Athiris". Going to to the villages, tuna canning factory, the light house and for a long drive through dense coconut groves and winding village roads, swimming, beach walking, pedal boating, kayaking and sailing will surely enthrall you.

Kadmath offers best tourist attractions in Lakshadweep. The long sandy beaches and small sand banks on the southern tip for sun baths. Kadmath has been identified for staying tourists with its tourist huts aesthetically situated in the coconut palm groves in the beaches facing the lagoon. The place is ideal for a real holiday that brings you away from the maddening crowd and cacophony of city life.

Andrott island is thick with plantation of coconut trees which yield the finest copra available in the territory. This is the only island where the plantation has not intruded into the low lying areas in the middle of the island, where rice was grown in olden days. There is no facility for shallow fishing, as there is no lagoon.

Agatti is one of the most beautiful lagoons. A virtual gateway to the islands, Agatti has the only airport in the island. Uninhabited islands of Bangaram, Thinnakara, Parali-I and Parali-II are just a hop away. You can land in these tiny islands and enjoy an exclusive day excursion.

Banagram will give you the pleasure of living on a marooned island and a memorable escape into seclusion. Aha! The very thought of the idea is so romantic. This teardrop shaped piece of land is encircled by creamy sand. Even in the hottest part of the day, you won’t feel the heat as luxuriant coconut trees shade you from Sun’s rays. For a perfect outing, there are three uninhabited islands in the same atoll, Tinnakara, Parali-I and Parali-II. The deep, warm, clear waters of Indian Ocean with its myriad flora and fauna are an irresistible invitation to the scuba diving fraternity of the world. The exquisite coral formation including the black coral formations, the variety and number of coral fishes make diving here an addictive experience.

Tour to Lakshadweep is exceptional in terms of sheer solitude, fun and excitement it offers. Pristine seas, vibrant colors, powder soft sand, virgin coral reefs… all these make Lakshadweep a dream destination waiting to be explored. Scuba diving, Kayaking, Island excursions, Snorkeling, Speed boating, Glass bottomed boat sail, Para Sailing, Deep sea fishing, Lagoon fishing and Sail boating will make experience the thrill who are high on adrenaline. So, grab a permit to Lakshadweep and get going to seek rejuvenation.

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Опубликовано 08 Nov 2010 в 1:47 pm. Рубрика: B. Вы можете следить за ответами к этой записи через RSS.
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