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Minicoy
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Travel Tips

Absolutely, visiting the beautiful islands of Kavaratti, Minicoy, Agatti and Kadmat located in Lakshadweep is like a dream come true. Here are some travel tips for you:

Best Time to Visit:
The best time to visit these islands in Lakshadweep is between the months of October and May when the weather is pleasant and perfect for water activities.

Route and Accessibility:
Flights from Kochi (Cochin) International Airport in Kerala connect to Agatti Island. From Agatti, you can take a boat to Kavaratti and Kadmat. Minicoy island has to be accessed directly by boat from Kochi which takes about 6-8 hours.

Altitude and Acclimatization:
The islands are at sea level, so there's no need to worry about altitude illness.

Accommodation and Booking:
Ensure you have your accommodation reserved before arrival. Options range from budget to luxury and booking can be done online.

Clothing and Essentials:
Pack light cotton clothing, flip flops, swimwear, a good sunscreen, and a hat. Also, carry your own snorkeling gear for underwater activities if possible.

Health and Safety:
Stay hydrated and use sunscreen liberally to prevent sunburn. Also, swimming in waters with strong currents is not advisable.

Local Etiquette and Respect:
The people of Lakshadweep are Muslim, so it's recommended to dress conservatively. Alcohol is strictly banned in all islands except Bangaram. Respect local customs and traditions.