Chetlat Island

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    Location: Lakshadweep, India

    Estimated Visiting Time: 14 to 18 hours

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    Cheat is an Island that is 56 km north of Amini and 432 km away from Kochi. It lies between 11° 41′ and 11° 43′ N latitude and 72° 41′ and 72° 43′ E longitude having an area of 1.40 sq km the eastern of the island, there is a wide belt of the l delta formed by storms, which broadens at the north and covers the whole southern end of the island.


    This place is the northernmost inhabited island. Coir twisting is the chief occupation of the people here, and The coconut yield is poor and income is meager. Manufacture of mats and weaving of coconut leaves are the spare time industries here and this island suffered a great deal at the hands of the Portuguese in the 16th century. Boat building was a flourishing industry at the beginning of the 20th century when the vessels needed by the Amindivi islanders were built here.


    coconuts at the islandAccording to history, Chetlat had undergone cruel treatment from the Portuguese pirates in the 16th century and A huge number of natives were killed and others imprisoned. Coconut trees are plenty here and You will find Cheerani Paruthi (A species of cotton tree), jack fruit trees, Tauranga (Drumstick k), and also Coir twisting and mat weaving are the people’s common vocations here.

    Inside/Outside Views

    inside view of the islandCheat is the northernmost inhabited island and its located 432km off Cochin. In the shallow lagoons, there are two common varieties of fish—tuna and skip jacks Whales, water hens, cats, tortoises, and birds are found on the islands. The diversity of this place provides a home for the animals that inhabit it.

    Opening Hours

    24 hours.

    Entry & Others Fees

    Free of cost.

    How to Reach

    By Air: Helipad airport is the near airport to this place.

    By Rail: Kochi is the nearest railway from there and it’s almost 434 km away.

    By Road: You can hire a car or cab to reach this place directly.

    Tips for Travellers

    You should carry your necessary things.


    Que-01: Is this place safe to visit?

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

    Que-02: 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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