Is island hopping on your bucket list? If so, pack your bags because this is going to be an adventure you will remember for a lifetime. Adorning the Lakshadweep are the Minicoy islands, known for their picturesque view, tuna fishing, beautiful palms and colourful boats. Minicoy is the biggest island in Lakshadweep and has one of the tallest and oldest lighthouse, which is another tourist spot in the city. Earlier known as Maliku, Minicoy is closer to Maldives than Indian mainland. The semi lunar shape, dense coconut groves and beautiful lagoon in Minicoy make it a must-visit.
Minicoy is for the culture craving as well as adventure craving people. If you crave culture, this might be an ideal place to go to. The people there live in villages known as the avah and speak Divehibas, a language similar to the Maldives' national language. Their huts are neatly arranged and worth visiting. Besides, you can do all sorts of adventurous activities like scuba diving, kayaking, snorkeling etc and tick them off your wish list.
The lagoon water has a blue colour, which is breathtakingly beautiful. The wide iety of marine life is an eye candy, while the beach with white sand and lined with palm trees ideal for relaxing. Among other places to visit are the lighthouse and the tuna canning factory.
Take a trip to the Minicoy islands soon for it has something for all of you.
Currency: Rupees - INR Pincode of Minicoy Island: 682559 Language : Hindi, Malayalam, Mahl Weather: Summer 22°C to 37°C Winter 19°C to 30°C