Situated at a distance of 350 Km from Kerala lays the most beautiful necklace in the Arabian Sea named Lakshadweep. It is confluence of 36 islands out of which 10 are inhabited and very few are allowed for tourists to visit. Spreading across the area of 32 Sq. Km. it is the smallest union territory of India. Formerly it was known as Laccadives means a land of one lakh islands. Only two of its islands Bangaram and Kadmat are opened for foreign tourists while for six are opened for Indian nationals. It consists of 12 atolls, 3 reefs and 5 submerged banks. Kavaratti is the capital of Lakshadweep and is beautiful lagoon which is famous for water sport activities. Minicoy is a crescent shaped island and has one of the largest lagoons in the region. It has a typical Maldivian character. Agatti is another island which offers a breathtaking spectacle of coral reefs and an array of coconut palms swaying with sea breeze. It is the only island which has an airport. It is also known as the “Gateway to Lakshadweep”. Kadmat is an idea spot for sun bath and offer various water sport activities. Kalpeni is another island that is uninhabited but has huge shallow lagoons. Bangaran is a tear shaped uninhabited island and has superb beaches and beautiful lagoons.
|Andaman and Nicobar Islands||Chandigarh|
|Dadra and Nagar Haveli||Daman and Diu|
|Lakshadweep||National Capital Territory of Delhi|