Minicoy Tourism & Travel Guide

Trips and Itineraries for Minicoy

Reach Minicoy Island - Morning Tea, Breakfast in ship Departure Small Boats by0800 hrs. for Minicoy Arrival at Minicoy 0945 hrs....

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Minicoy :- This island was the last on the bucket list....

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Minicoy, Lakshadweep, India
It doesn’t come as a surprise that one of the best places to visit in Lakshadweep is a mosque. Sited on the highly Muslim dominated island of Minicoy, it holds both historic and religious significance.Known to have been build during the medieval ages, the artifacts are worth millions.Not only are they rare, but also well-maintained by the locals here. The ‘RaiHilai’, is what is thought of to be an ancient stone anchor remainsthat still lies preserved in the mosque even after all these years. Story goes that an Arab merchant dreamt of Allah asking him to spread his religion and he set on his journey. On the way, his ship wrecked and he brought the remains to build up the majestic masterpiece. Covered with Mangalore tiles, the roof of the mosque will take you to Kerela with its structural design. So, if you are the religious kind with a love for worship abodes, you will surely have the time of your life here.
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Weekend Getaways from Minicoy  

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Most tourists find escapade from their monotonous life at the island of Kavaratti, located amidst the blue. White sand beaches and clear waves define this place, which is often preferred by vacationers who travel to beaches to tan. Lined up here are mosques with defining architecture and concrete constructions. Offering adelightful time at island are plenty of water sports available for the adventure buffs- making it an ideal vacation spot among the best places to visit in Lakshadweep.If swimming pleases you, don’t forget to take a quick bath at the calm lagoon.

About Minicoy

It is the southern most island in Lakshadweep, crescent shaped and has one of the largest lagoons.Each village has a village house beautifully decorated and maintained. Mahl is the spoken language. Minicoy is an important centre of tuna fishing.The Light house of the island is one of the oldest and was constructed in 1885. You will be taken to the villages, the light house and for a long drive through dense coconut groves and winding village roads.The beaches have bathing huts and change rooms; so swim and beach walk, Pedal boat, Kayak and Sail.

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