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How to Reach Lakshadweep
The Lakshadweep islands are 400 kms west of the coast of Kerala. From the Indian Mainland you may either board the regular flights or the vessels that ply between Cochin and Agatti. The Indian Airlines flight caters to the air transportation and the ships sails to the major islands of Lakshadweep in a sequence. For inter island travel you may need to use the boat or the helicopter services since they are usually miles apart and could take anything between three to twenty hours.
We provide complete tour packages as well as travel and tour services for the Lakshadweep islands. We offer complete arrangements starting from permits, air booking/sea booking services, transit accommodation and other facilities at Cochin/Agatti, ground /boat transfer facilities and transport facilities for a tour of any of the islands in Lakshadweep. We will be happy to help you in any way. All you need to do is fill in the form at the end of this page and send it to us with your travel query, and we will get back to you at the earliest.
Important Travel Information
You will need to obtain an entry permit from Cochin or Delhi to get in many of the Lakshadweep islands. In order to obtain the permit one has to furnish several particulars like the passport details, the proof of nationality et al. Only Indian Nationals are allowed entry to many of the islands in Lakshadweep.
Most of the equipments required for the water sports are available at the various islands of Lakshadweep themselves.
Tourists are prohibited from carrying alcoholic beverages into the islands of Lakshadweep.
It is illegal to pick up corals from any of the Lakshadweep islands. So in case you wish to collect any coral for souvenir then get ready for the heavy fines that you will need to pay as punishment for the act.
Similarly the tourists are not supposed to litter around and spoil the beautiful waters.
The tourists are expected to help the local administration and the inhabitants of the various islands of Lakshadweep in preservation of the fragile ecology of the coral islands.
Thus the tourists must keep in mind the golden rule to be followed in Lakshadweep “Don’t leave behind anything and don’t carry away anything”.