Lakshadweep Honeymoon Packages
Away from the hustle and bustle of the city life lays the mesmerising and exotic Lakshadweep Islands. Come; explore the island for a romantic getaway with your loved one.
Lakshadweep is the smallest Union Territory (UT) in India; with the islands having a total area of only 32 sq. km. Kavaratti is the capital of Lakshadweep and is also the major town in the Union Territory. All the islands that this UT consists of are located 220 to 440 kilometres away from India’s coastal city, Kochi in Kerala. The name Lakshadweep is said to be a Malayalam and Sanskrit name, which translates to ‘a hundred thousand islands’ in both languages. The exotic aura of this UT has made it a preferred destination for a honeymoon as well.
There are a lot of honeymoon packages for Lakshadweep that you can choose online at the best price. Adding to the 36 islands, this place also consists of 12 atolls, three reefs, ten inhabited islands, and five submerged banks. The UT sets its base across the mesmeric emerald Arabian Sea that enhances the beauty of Lakshadweep even more. Today, with the customised online tour packages – make your Lakshadweep honeymoon memorable and enthralling. The beautiful landscapes, variety of flora and fauna, the tranquillity that takes away the chaos of the city lifestyle – everything about this place is simply mystical. You can also explore this place by booking Lakshadweep honeymoon packages by ship.
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Get to know more about Lakshadweep before booking your honeymoon packages
A group of 36 islands, Lakshadweep is one of those locations in India where you can explore exotic places, sun-kissed beaches, and picturesque landscapes. It is one of the most preferred honeymoon destinations as well. Lakshadweep, not only offers eye-pleasing sights but also has an intriguing history that makes your tour to the place even more amazing. Although there are a few conflicts here and there about the UT’s history; it is said that the first settlement on the islands was during the ruling period of Cheraman Perumal, who was the last king of Kerala. On the other hand, many Archaeological surveys suggest that Buddhism was followed in the region during the fifth and sixth centuries C.E. In addition to this, it is also believed that Ubaidullah ruled the UT in 661 CE, thus establishing the holy religion of Islam in Lakshadweep. In the modern period, the Portuguese ruled the Union Territory from 1498 to 1545, followed by the British. You and your loved one may not be a history buff but Lakshadweep’s history is such; it will ignite your interest. So, make sure to include historical places in your Lakshadweep honeymoon packages.
Experiencing the Beauty of Lakshadweep
Flora and Fauna of the Island
The flora and fauna of Lakshadweep Island are not to be missed. The island houses a variety of species that you may or may not find in the cities. The flora ranges from Banana, Vazha (Musaparadisiaca), Colocassia, Chambu (Colocassia antiquarum) Drumstic moringakkai (Moringa Oleifera) to Bread Fruit, Chakka (Artocarpus incisa), and wild almond (Terminalia Catappa). In addition to this, there are also shrubs jungles that you need to include and explore in the price-friendly Lakshadweep honeymoon packages. Some of the shrub plants that are unevenly grown on the island are Kanni (Scaevolakeeningil), Punna (Calaphylluminophyllum), Chavok (Casurina equisetifolia), and Cheerani (Thespesia Populnea).
Coconut, Thenga (Cacos Nucifera) is the only yield on the island that holds economic importance. They are found in several varieties like Laccadive ordinary, green dwarf, Laccadive micro, and so on. Apart from this, you can also see seagrasses that are found adjacent to the beaches. The seagrasses are of two types namely, Thalassia hemprichin and Cymodocea isoetifolia, which helps in preventing sea erosion and movement of beach sediments.
Not to forget, your Lakshadweep honeymoon trip will be incomplete without exploring the fauna of the island. While the marine life of the island is vast; the most commonly seen oceanic birds are Karifetu (Anous solidus) and Tharathasi (Sterna fuscata). These birds are usually found in the uninhabited islands of PITTI, which is now declared as a bird sanctuary. Other than this, the money cowrie (Cypraea monita) can also be seen in the shallow lagoons and reef of the Lakshadweep islands. You can also find crabs hidden somewhere under the beach rocks; the hermit crab is the most popular one. In addition to this, if you book deals of Lakshadweep honeymoon packages by ship, colourful coral fishes such as parrot fish (Callyedon sordidus), Butterfly fish (Chaetodon Auriga), and Surgeon fish (Acanthurus lineotus) can also be seen, giving you an alluring sight of the marine life.
Culture of the Lakshadweep Island
Coming to the culture of the island, the two most famous and grandeur forms of folk art are Kolkali and Parichakali. They are considered to be an integral part of all the islands in Lakshadweep except Minicoy, where the most popular form of folk art is LAVA. When you witness the folk arts, you will notice that some of the dances are similar to those of North East India. Make sure to customise your Lakshadweep Island honeymoon packages in a way that you get to witness these folk dances. Some of the most widely celebrated festivals in the UT are Republic Day, Independence Day, Milad – Ul – Nabi, Idulfitr, Bakrid, and Muharram. The cuisine of Lakshadweep is extremely delicious where you will find the touch of South Indian tadkas as well. The food gets even more enjoyable with the astounding view of the mesmeric beaches and lush green landscapes.
Places to Include your Lakshadweep Honeymoon Packages
Lakshadweep might be a small island but houses some of the most breathtaking tourist attractions in India. Here are the places that you need to include in your Lakshadweep honeymoon tour package without fail –
It is a tiny island that has a shape of a teardrop. Then Bangaram Island is one of the best places to be with your loved one if you just want to sit back and unwind yourself from all the stress of the daily chores. One of the most unique thing in Bangaram Island is that at night, the phosphorescent plankton that is washed ashore on the sands glow in a bluish colour – the sight is so alluring that you will be mesmerised into a different zone altogether. Book your cost-effective Lakshadweep honeymoon package with Bangaram Island on the list without fail.
Yet another place on the exotic island of Lakshadweep that you cannot miss is Agatti. It is one of the most beautiful lagoons that the Union Territory houses. Agatti is also home to the airport and while landing here, you will get to see the most enchanting views of your life. Make sure your price-friendly Lakshadweep couple tour package offers a trip to Agatti Island for a mesmeric time with your loved one.
One of the most popular tourist attractions in the UT, Minicoy is an isolated island that lies around 200 km south of the main group of island in the north. It is the second-largest island with an area of 10.6 km and offers an enthralling experience to the visitors. Minicoy is distinct from the other islands in the UT and is known to offer a unique but exotic time to everyone.
You can also include the Andretti, Kalpeni, Kavaratti, and Kadmat islands in your Lakshadweep honeymoon package. In addition to this, you can explore the Marine Museum, go city shopping, and much more.
Best Time to Visit Lakshadweep for Honeymoon
It is always a good idea to know the best time to visit the place as it helps in deciding the right itinerary of the Lakshadweep honeymoon package that you choose. The best time to visit the UT is from September to February. During this time, the weather is usually pleasant and the temperature ranges between 20-30-degree Celsius. You can also choose packages for March to May; however, the weather is hotter by around 2-3-degrees. From June to August, the UT experiences monsoon that raises the temperature and the humidity is also very high as it is entirely a coastal region.
Your Lakshadweep honeymoon vacation will bring you closer to many untouched natural beauties, interesting history, and the grand culture that the UT boasts of.