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Lakshadweep _ kalpeni

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Kalpeni an important tourist place in Lakshadweep , comprises of three uninhabited, satellite islands, all surrounded by picturesque lagoons. It is 287km from Cochin and has an area of 2.79 sq km.You will be awe struck by the view of sunrays reflecting like million stars on the water of the lagoons. The tourists can stay back at Koomel, the gently curving bay and it directly overlooks Pitti and Tilakkam to of the islands.

Kalpeni is famous for its scenic natural beauty. The small islets ,Tilakkam & Pitti are favorite tourist destinations and also another interesting place is an uninhabited island on the north called Cheriyam.The huge shallow lagoon enclosing all these islands lends a unique charm to Kalpeni. You will be amazed by the massive storm bank of coral remains along the eastern and south-eastern shorelines of Kalpeni atoll . This was created as it is believed by the boulders thrown up in a storm in 1847.

Kalpeni is quite developed island and here only the girls first went to school, though women's education was considered as a taboo in Lakshadweep.

Kalpeni Lakshadweep Tourist Attractions :

  • Pitti

  • Tilakkam

  • Koomel Beach Resort

  • Water Sports like kayaking ,snorkeling, scuba diving

  • Swimming

  • Reef-Walk

  • Cruises on sail boat and pedal boats

  • Lighthouse

There are two bathing huts with change-rooms at Koomel Beach Resort. And you will get 4 tourist cottages at Kalpeni.

How to Reach:

Air: Cochin Airport, Agatti Airport

Sea: The passenger ships- MV Tippu Sultan, MV Bharat Seema, MV Amindivi and MV Minicoy operate between Cochin and Lakshadweep

Minicoy | Kalpeni | Androth | Agatti | Kavaratti | Chetlat | kadmat |



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