Lakshadweep Tour Package
India is a vacation favorite for tourists. An amazing variety of touring is now available. Worldwide, popular island vacationing comprises peaceful privately owned vacation villas, cottages and apartments in beautiful locales with a host of activities like water sports (swimming, snorkeling, scuba diving, water skiing ), trekking, Island camping, sun bathing on paradisiacal beaches with crystalline white sands and rejuvenating fresh air, amidst lush greenery and gardens. India has its own Garden of Eden for the utter delight of its guests. Laze around at an ocean front, spacious cottage on unspoiled virgin islands replete with all basic comforts and facilities. After a snorkeling getaway, sit down for a sizzling barbeque meal of yummy seafood.
The Lakshadweep Islands off the eastern Malabar coast of Kerala, are spectacular tropical islands with sparkling coral beaches, blue lagoons, gorgeous coconut and palm trees and striking waves. The islands comprise of 4200 sq km of lagoon rich in marine wealth whose waters range from palest aquamarine and turquoise to deepest sapphire and lapis lazuli. There are 36 small islands out of which 10 are inhabited. Some beautiful spots with stunning lagoons ideal for sunbathing and water sports are - Kavaratti, Minicoy, Kalpeni, Agatti , Kadmat and Bangaram.
Against the vast blue sea, the Lakshadeep islands look like emeralds, each fringed by snow white coral sands. The huge wall like reef bordering the outer side of the shallow lagoons blocks incoming swells of the sea. The charm of Lakshadeep islands lies in their remoteness. Far off the beaten track, they attract no hordes of merry makers to its shores. The Lakshadweep islands are linked to the mainland by ships and passenger planes. Agatti island and Bangaram island can be reached by Air and the others by ship from Kochi (Cochin).
Agatti island is the gateway to Lakshadweep. Seldom does one get to live so close to nature. The resort is located in a most serene spot and offers some of the best swimming beaches in the world. The lagoon on its front is huge and shallow, leaving a lot of space for a good swim. Numerous coconut trees surrounding the resort add to the beauty of the place. There is a specialized restaurant serving continental, Chinese and local cuisine as well as Jain food with options of indoor or outdoor dining or under the cool shade of tall coconut trees. Barbeque is arranged for guests who catch fish from the lagoon.
Scuba diving, snorkeling, kayaking, sailing, glass bottom boat rides, water skiing, deep sea fishing and sea excursions to the neighboring uninhabited islands like Thinnakara, Parali, Kalpitty make sure that you get to know the sea in and out. At Agatti shimmering coral reefs, turquoise blue lagoons, silvery beaches, lush green coconut palms and unmatched hospitality leave you spellbound. Beneath the sea you get to discover a colorful world teeming with corals, fishes, and turtles.
Bangaram Island is called the Jewel of the Lakshadeep - it is uninhabited except for the occasional visitors. Bangaram presents a breathtaking spectacle of sparkling coral reefs, turquoise blue lagoons, silvery beaches and lush green coconut palms. Laze on the silver beaches, soak in the sun, listen to the sound of the waves and watch the swaying of the palms.
The Bangaram Island Resort also offers you a variety of outdoor pursuits - scuba diving, snorkeling, deep sea fishing, kayaking and so on. As a diving location, the virgin reefs of Bangaram have been ranked by experienced divers as being among the best in the world. Besides coral, the reef abounds in undersea life, particularly game fish and turtles. Diving sites are reached by boat .Diving courses and lagoon diving are offered for beginners. Diving is permitted only within safe depths around 30 meters. Visitors can avail of a decompression chamber.
For deep sea big game fishing, Bangaram is ideal. Record size Barracuda, Sailfish, Yellow fin, Travelly and Wahoo have often been landed. Local boats are available here for rent with experienced crew. Serious anglers are advised to bring their own equipment. Coconut and fish are abundantly available on the island. During the night, phosphorescent plankton washed ashore on the coral sands impart a bluish glow to the beach, which is totally enchanting.
Accommodation is simple, unpretentious yet comfortable. There are 30 tiled roof beach huts, each with a palm thatched verandah, en suite bathroom, ceiling fan and fridge - enough creature comforts to ensure an enjoyable stay. There are also four bungalows offering more privacy. The cuisine is international as well as off the coast of India and local island recipes. There is also a well stocked bar.