Here’s a list of the top 20 mesmerizing islands in India that you need to visit during your India holidays:
- Andaman and Nicobar Islands
If you really want to find some peace and tranquillity in life, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, in the Bay of Bengal are the two emeralds you need to visit. Enjoy the scenic view of thick green forests, rare species of flora and fauna and glimmering blue sea at these islands. This is a place that every tourist must include in his India tour packages.
- Pamban Island
Also known as the Rameswaram Island, the remote location of the island is connected by many bridges. Associated with Lord Rama, you will get to see a horde of devotees visiting this island. You will also see the deserted city of Dhanushkodi here.
- St. Mary’s Island
This Island is just a 15 minute boat ride from the Malpe Beach in Udupi, where you can get to see an astonishing view of the coconut gardens and striking basaltic rock formations.
- Divar Island
With one of the largest human settlements here, you can still enjoy an essence of the Portuguese culture here at the Divar Island. Life here moves very slowly and tourists usually visit the place to feel at peace.
- Munroe Island
Located at the Kollam District, this place is perfect for tourists to be at who wish to go on a relaxing getaway. Tourists can enjoy a boat ride at the back waters here. From scenic views to authentic food, this Island will never disappoint any tourist.
- Bhavani Island
Located at Andhra Pradesh, this is a perfect picnic spot for tourists to indulge into activities like boat rides, water sport adventures and even fishing!
- Diu Island
This is another Island in India where you can get an essence of the Portuguese culture. This tropical heaven is a perfect place to be at for a vacation where you can enjoy the view of sea and visit some magnificent monuments.
- Majuli Island
This Island lies on the Brahmaputra River in Assam. This is probably one of the most serene destinations to be at where you can feel relaxed and calm. The authentic Assamese cuisine served at this Island will definitely not disappoint your taste buds.
- Lakshadweep Island
Located off the cost of Kerala, this island is apt for tourists who want to go a vacation in a remote area. You will be mesmerized by the view of lush green palm trees and turquoise colour of the sea here.
- 10. Barren Island
This is one of the secluded yet beautiful islands to visit in Andaman. This place even has an active volcano. There aren’t really any accommodation options available here and hence you will have to head back to Port Blair for your night stay.
- 11. Grand Island
This one’s for all the escapade fans out there. Located just near Goa, this place is a pristine island with clean surroundings. Tourists can indulge in some fun activities like snorkelling & diving.
- 12. Netrani Island
Also popularly known as Pigeon Island, this island is located off the coast of Karnataka. It is a beautiful coral island where tourists can participate in activities like scuba diving and wildlife viewing.
- 13. Henry’s Island
Located in West Bengal, this island is a must visit for solo travellers and nature lovers. The beautiful surroundings here will make every photo fanatic fall in love with the place.
- 14. Minicoy Island
Located at the southernmost part of Lakshadweep, this is a crescent-shaped island loved by many tourists. You can visit a famous lighthouse and mosque here and indulge in some tuna fishing.
- 15. Srirangam Island
This Island located in Tamil Nadu, is beautified by the River Kaveri. The best time to visit this place is during festivities as tourists can enjoy the fanfares here. Also, this island is a must visit for shopaholics and people who love history.
- 16. Kuruva Island
One of the most beautiful destinations in Wayanad region of Kerala, this island is a major tourist hotspot. You can enjoy the view of dense forests and wildlife situated here.
- 17. Havelock Island
Havelock Island in Andaman is a place of surreal beauty. You can enjoy a delightful evening at this beautiful and scenic island.
- 18. Uppinakudru Island
Located at Udupi, this is a small island. However, individuals who want to enjoy a tranquil and simple vacation must visit here. The island is best suited for adventure seekers.
- 19. Kadmat Island
Also called as Cardamom island, this place in Lakshadweep is immensely beautiful and a must visit on your trip to Lakshadweep.
- 20. Baratang Island
This island lies between the Middle Andaman Islands as is famous for its mud volcanoes.