Located off the Kerala coast in the Arabian Sea, Lakshadweep literally means one lakh islands. Lakshadweep is as stunning as it is isolated. Out of the 36 Islands, only 10 is Inhabited, mostly by fisherman, and only five are accessable to the tourists. The best time to visit Lakshadweep is from October to mid-May.
Scuba diving is the most prominent water sports of Lakshadweep, which is an ideal way to see the stunning corals and various marine life at the islands of Lakhshadweep. It is a relaxing sport that can be enjoyed by physically disabled persons also. You can drive under water with the breathing equipment and can enjoy watching the amazing marine life. There are two world class Scuba diving schools at Agatti Island and Bangaram Island of Lakshadweep.
Moments with Tribals:
Away from the bustling city life and wicked world, the tribals lead a nomadic life. In Lakshadweep, there’s an important role of womenfolk in the family. The men after marriage move to his wife’s house and adopt her surname. Their main occupation is fishing, exporting tuna and coconut cultivation. Spend some cherished moments with the tribals during your stay in Lakshadweep and learn more about their tradition and lifestyle.
To explore the rich marine life of Lakshadweep, you can get engaged in one of the popular water sport named snorkeling. Snorkeling is swimming at the surface of water body putting on a diving mask, a tube called snorkel, and swim fins. Wetsuit is also worn in chilled waters. Bangaram Island being surrounded by the shallow waters is an ideal spot for snorkeling. The island of Kavaratti also provides opportunities to practice snorkeling.
Being in Agatti Island of Lakshadweep, you must see the remarkable coral reef in the blue waters. This beautiful site of rich marine life, flora and fauna will keep you hypnotized and mesmerized. Deadly Sharks, transparent jelly fish, sea weed, turtles, etc. can be seen in these prestine waters.