41 Islands in India that you should visit - With photos & details

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41 Islands to explore in India

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Agatti IslandAgatti Island, Agatti, Lakshadweep

Agatti Island is a 7.6 km long island, situated on a coral atoll called Agatti atoll in the Union Territory of Lakshadweep, India. It is 2,034 km (1,264 mi) south of the city of Delhi.

Anasagar LakeAnasagar Lake, Ajmer, Rajasthan

This is an artificial lake situated in the city of Ajmer. There is an island in the center of lake which can be accessed through boat.

BangaramBangaram, Lakshadweep 682553, India

Bangaram Island, a breathtaking island located in the clear blue waters of the Indian Ocean, is a beautiful tiny island in the Union Territory of Lakshadweep, India. The pristine beaches and vibrant coral reefs are a treat for travellers. Walk around the entire island, swim with the colourful fishes, watch how the sting rays sway, check out the dolphins as they move closer to become friends with you, notice the turtles move leisurely either on the beach or under water and observe the bright colo

Baratang Island伯勒登岛 Andaman and Nicobar Islands 744210

This is an island of the Andaman Islands. It lies 150 km north of Port Blair. Beaches, mangrove creeks, limestone caves, and mud volcanoes are some of the physical features.

Bompoka IslandBompoka Island, Andaman and Nicobar Islands

Bompuka Island, also known as Poahat, is an island of India, in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. The island has dense forest and some portions have grass. There is thick coconut palm growth on the shores around the island. Abandoned Poahat Village lies on the W side of the island. The portion of sea between the Teressa and Bompuka islands provides a good shelter for ships.

Buddha StatueNTR Marg, Hussain Sagar, Khairatabad, Hussain Sagar, Khairatabad, Hyderabad, Telangana 500029, India

The Buddha Statue of Hyderabad is the world's tallest monolith of Gautama Buddha, erected on Gibraltar Rock in the middle of Hussain Sagar.

Chatham Saw MillHaddo, Port Blair, Andaman and Nicobar Islands 744102, India

This is one of the prime attractions in the capital, Port Blair. Being one of the biggest and oldest in Asia, this structure has witnessed a lot of history. constructed by the colonial regime in1883.

Chidiya Tapu Andaman, Andaman and Nicobar Islands 744105, India

Chidiya Tapu is a small village with lush green mangroves and tranquil islands. It is famous for bird watching, sunset view, panoramic scenic beauties, and many colors of oceanic view. The area is filled with around 46 species of birds namely, drongos, hanging parrot, scarlet minivet, emerald dove, long-tailed and red-breasted parakeets, white-bellied sea eagles, and grey-fronted and imperial green pigeons to name a few.

Corbyns Cove BeachCorbyns Cove Beach, 744112

The beach is renowned for its glass-bottomed cruises, scuba diving and snorkeling, which is a perfect treat for adventure enthusiasts. During the Japanese occupation of Corbyn's Cove, pillboxes and bunkers were made which can be still seen on the beach. A major part of the beach was washed away and destroyed in the tsunami of 2004.

Dharmadom IslandDharmadom Island, Kerala

An island that can be accessed on foot during low tides.

DiglipurDiglipur, Andaman and Nicobar Islands 744202, India

A friendly, dusty little town on North Andaman. The main attractions lie not in the town itself, but this is where buses arrive and depart from. Tourist accommodation is located in the nearby village of Kalipur.

EdayilekkaduEdayilekkadu, Kerala 671310

A marshy island noted for its biodiversity and local conservative efforts. Home to endangered "White-bellied Sea Eagle". The monkey feast here during the Onam festival is extraordinary.

Great Nicobar Biosphere ReserveAndaman and Nicobar Islands 744302, India

The Island presents varied natural panorama covered with virgin lush evergreen dense tropical forests extending from seacoast to the tip of the hills. This area is the home for the most endangered species, megapode as well as the edible-nest swiftlet (Collocalia fuciphaga). The area is the home of the Shomphens, one of the most primitive tribes of India

Hare IslandHare Island, Harbour Estate, Thoothukudi, 628004

This is a small island adjoining the Tootukudi port. It is a very good picnic spot for holiday seekers and domestic tourists.

Henry IslandHenry Island, West Bengal 743339

A beautiful island near Bakhali. The name, Henry's Island, is derived from a British explorer who arrived on the island back in the 19th century.   The place is famous for its tranquillity, its virgin beach and the crabs that thrive on it.

Kadalundi Bird SanctuaryNear Kadalundi Railway Gate, Kadalundi, Kerala 673302, India

The sanctuary where migratory birds come in huge numbers.

Kadamakkudy IslandsPaliyam Thuruthu Rd, Paliyamthuruthu Ward, Pizhala, Ernakulam, Kerala 682027, India

A cluster of small islands spread in backwaters and filled with paddy fields and fishing nets. The area is famous for fish farms and a kayak through the waters treats you with great views. This area is devoid of all the noice and hustle of Cochin city, one truely hidden gem which is very easily reachable for people in Cochin. The place is especiallly beautiful during sunrise and sunsets.

Kadmat IslandKadmat Island, Lakshadweep

Kadmat Island, also known as Cardamom Island, is a coral island belonging to the Amindivi subgroup of islands of the Lakshadweep archipelago in India. Measuring 9.3 kilometers.  the island has a lagoon with a width of 1.5 kilometers. The ecological feature of the island is of coral reef with seagrass and marine turtles which nestle here. The Ministry of Environment and Forests has notified the island as a marine protected area for ensuring conservation of the island's animal, plant, or other typ

KalpeniKalpeni, Lakshadweep

Kalpeni Island in Lakshadweep is the combination of three small islands. Travelers and tourists visit this island to have a great time in their holidays. The three islets Cheriyam, Pitti and Tilakkam have undoubtedly gone on to beautify the island of Kalpeni. Kalpeni Island is situated between Minicoy and Andrott and 287 kms away from the Indian city of Kochi in the state of Kerala. The Kalpeni Island is situated to the south-east of the Kavaratti Island.

Kapil Muni Temple,GangasagarGangaSagar Gangasagar, Gangasagar, West Bengal 743373, India

The temple of Kapil Muni is situated on the Sagar Island is dedicated to Kapil Muni. The current structure is a recent one and it has a stone block, considered to be the representation of Sage Kapil.  There is also a ‘Gangasagar Mela’ held in the place, which is said to be the largest fair in West Bengal.