Agatti Island

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    Location: Agatti, Lakshadweep

    Estimated Visiting Time: 14 to 18 hours

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    Agatti Island is a 7.6 km long island. It’s situated on a coral atoll called Agatti atoll in the Union Territory of Lakshadweep, India, and it’s 459 km (285 mi) west of the city of Kochi.


    Lakshadweep islandsThis island is one of the Lakshadweep islands open to tourism. Visitors are allowed to the Island under certain restrictions. They are required to obtain an Entry Permit from the Lakshadweep Administration for entering or visiting the island and an Entry Permit is issued based on the visitor having a confirmed place to stay. There are only two hotels or resorts in Agatti: Agatti Island Beach Resort and the other is Sea Shells Beach Resort. A road runs through the island, which can be best enjoyed by hiring a bicycle available at many places.


    The population of this island in the 2011 census was 7560, and it’s the main religion of the islanders. The Islamic religion is said to have been brought by Arab traveler Ibn Batuta and Most people speak Malayalam, English, and Tamil. Agatti has its own 100 kW powerhouse which uses fuel to generate electricity and There is a desalination unit that provides desalinated water to the islanders.

    Inside/Outside Views

    beautiful beach at the islandA permit is required to visit and stay on this Island. For our trip, a Travel agent from Cochin called ‘Holiday Planet Tours’ arranged permits and packages for our family They have also arranged day trips to Bangaram, Thinnakara, and Kalpitti islands from this place, and also homestays are the standard category.

    Opening Hours

    24 hours

    Entry & Others Fees

    It’s free of cost

    How to Reach

    By Air: Agatti airport is the nearby airport to this place.

    By Rail: Kasarag OD railway is the near railway to this place. It’s almost 354.35 km from this place.

    By Road: By road is the easiest way to reach this place. You can take a bus to reach Agatti first otherwise you can hire a car or cab to reach this place directly.

    Tips for Travellers

    You must carry water bottles and the necessary things that you needed the most.


    Que: Is this place safe to visit?

    Ans: Yes, it’s safe to visit this place.

    Que: Is photography allowed in this place?

    Ans: Yes, it’s allowed and it’s free.

    We wish you all the best for your journey. Happy Travel!!!

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