Kilthan Island 

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    Location: Lakshadweep, India

    Estimated Visiting Time: 8 hours

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     Kilthān Island is a coral island belonging to the Amindivi Subgroup of islands of the Union Territory of Lakshadweep in India. It is at a distance of 291 km away from Kannur and 303 km away from Kozhikode, and 394 km west of the city of Kochi


    beautiful sunset at the islandThe population in this place was 3945 as per the census of 2011.  The language of this place is Jeseri, a mixture of Malayalam and Tamil influenced by Arabic as in other islands. But the people don’t use its script because its writing was stopped too earlier period and Kiltan has rich folk culture and warm hospitality to its tradition. The place has a 41-meter lighthouse and an average Heliport t used by Administration for Emergency medical services.


    interesting house at the IslandKilthan is settled during early periods of common immigration to the Lakshadweep islands This island was part of an international trade route between the Persian Gulf and Ceylon. Kilthan is the home of the Sufi saint Shaikh Ahmed Naqshabanthi.

    Inside/Outside Views

    It is one of the populated islands of Lakshadweep. Its located 51 km to the northeast of Amini Island and 32 km to the southeast of Chetlat Island On the northern and southern ends of the island, there are high storm beaches This island is 291 km away from Kannur, 303 km away from Kozhikode, and 394 km away from Kochi and its lagoon area is 1.76 km2.

    Opening Hours

    24 hours

    Entry & Others Fees

    Free of cost

    How to Reach

    By Air: Agatti airport is the near airport.

    By Rail: Kannur is the nearest railway from this place.

    By Road: You can take a bus to reach this place otherwise you can hire a car to reach this island directly

    Tips for Travellers

    You must carry your necessary things.


    Que-1: Is this place safe to visit?

    Ans: Yes, It’s safe

    Que-02: Is photography allowed in this place?

    Ans: Yes, it’s allowed and free of cost for all

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

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