Lakshadweep is one of the splendid island groups lying about 220-240 kilometers away from the coast of Malabar. The archipelago of Lakshadeep is a beautiful heaven of bliss comprising lagoons spread over about 4200 square kilometers of area and 36 islands.
The tropical paradise of Lakshadeep is a great destination in itself with the stretches of coral islands consisting pristine beaches fringed with white sand and the huge resource of marine communities including various flora and fauna variety. Therefore it is frequented by bulk of tourist round the globe throughout the year.
Lakshadeep is one such serene island community in itself, which is somehow cut off from the outer world. A visit to the place will surely bless one with such an exquisite experience, hard to be forgotten. In other term of the word it can also be said that, though the island is not within formidable grasp of the crowded city bustles but it is not at all difficult to reach its bounties. A well knit transportation network makes getting to Lakshadeep far easier than reaching other island of its kind. Here are few ways; one can resort to before planning a trip to Lakshadeep.
It is really easy to reach Lakshadeep by air. The airport serving the archipelago is located at Agatti. One can take a flight to Cochin Airport and from there reaching Agatti is a child’s play. One can take a Donear or a helicopter from Agatti to the island capital Kavaratti or Bangram. The Cochin International Airport is accessible from all parts of the world and there are several carriers connecting them.
Lakshadeep, being an island is well connected by sea routes. It is great experience to reach Lakshadeep by ship. One can very well take a passenger cruise from the Kochi (Cochin) port to Lakshadeep.
There are various choices of cruises. There are luxury cruises offering a range of world class hospitality and the best of the amenities and facilities. There are also options of standard cruises which are also nice enough in terms of comfort and expeditious services.
It takes about 18 to20 hours to reach Lakshadeep by ship. In order to visit the different islands within Lakshadeep, the mode of transportation is mainly boat. It is indeed exhilarating to travel by boat passing through the series of the fascinating world of corals.