Lakshadweep islands Known for its impressive natural beauty and exotic marine life has a number of attractions which are nestled midst the endless Arabian Sea, Comprises of 36 main islands, many smaller islands, coral atolls and coral reefs, out of 36 islands, only 10 islands are inhabited, namely Agatti, Amini, Andrott, Bitra, Chetlat, Kadmat, Kalpeni, Kavaratti, Kiltan and Minicoy. Permit is required to visit Lakshadweep for all tourists including Indians. Foreigners are permitted to just visit Agatti, Bangaram and Kadmat Islands where as Indians are permitted to visit all islands. Blue sea, unspoiled beaches, exotic islands are some of the reasons that make Lakshadweep a popular tourist destination, off the Indian mainland. The mother tongue of the local people of the islands is Malayalam; the people of Minicoy speak Mahl. Consumption of alcoholic beverages is prohibited in all islands. You can also visit to Lakshadweep by Ship M.V Kavaratti a Five days cruise to visit the islands of Kavaratti, Kalpeni and Minicoy. The island tour is organized during the day with lunch and refreshments ashore. Nights are spent on board the ship. Lakshadweep means ‘one hundred thousand islands’ in Sanskrit. Islands are famous for its coral reef, exotic and sun-kissed beaches along with lush green landscape making it untouched beauty to explore.