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Title: Top 10 Islands in India for an Ultimate Coastal Experience


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Top 10 Islands in India for an Ultimate Coastal
Experience
Packing away to a secluded spot away from the
humdrum of city life is a dream many people fancy
every once in a while and islands serve as
perfect destinations for such sojourns. The
cascading waves of water close to the sandy
shorelines coupled with the tranquility of flora
and fauna surrounding the beaches transports the
visitors into a world of dreams. The spellbinding
views of sunsets and sunrises from islands
delight the
senses and fill your lives with unsurpassed
beauty. India is home to some of the
finest Island destination tour packages hidden in
its coastal parts and most of these islands have
developed to offer the best experience to
travelers, be it beach parties, honeymoons or
long evening walks close to the sea. Here is a
peek into some of the best island
destinations included in India tour packages.
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1. Great Nicobar Island
Great Nicobar Island is the largest island in
India belonging to the Nicobar group of Islands.
It lies in the southernmost region of India to
the north of Sumatra Island. The island is mostly
acclaimed for its varied flora and fauna and a
large part of this island has been turned into a
biosphere reserve known as Indira Point, housing
exotic species of plants, animals and birds like
Nicobar scrub fowl, saltwater crocodile, giant
sea turtle and coconut crab.
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2. Chorao Island
Chorao island is the largest and most picturesque
island in Goa. The island is famous for the many
legends associated with its emergence. The
beguiling beauty of this island comes from
mangroves covering the majority of the island.
Salim Ali bird sanctuary located in the western
part of the island is a popular destination that
is well liked by visitors as it houses close to
400 species of migratory birds and some
crocodiles. The island also offers a chance to go
back in time with its amazing temples, churches
and ancient houses dating back to the sixteenth
century.
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3. Barren Island
Home to the sole active volcano in India, Barren
Island is a popular tourist getaway lying in the
Andaman Sea. The volcano continues to undergo
eruptions which attract many people from around
the world who wish to view the process. The
island witnesses extreme climate due to the
presence of volcano and is completely uninhabited
by human population. One has to obtain special
permit to reach the island as it comes under
restricted zone. Tourists are not allowed to land
the island and they only get to experience the
island from ships or chartered boats. There are
plenty of options on the way to the island for
tourists like fishing, scuba diving and
snorkeling.
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4. St. Marys Island
Located just 15 kilometres away from Udupi
railway station, St. Marys Islands welcome you
with its heavenly white sandy beaches, marvelous
flora consisting of coconut trees and fishing
nets spread around its coastline. The island
group consists of four islands lying to the north
of famous Udupi beach that offer plenty of
options for sightseeing. The island is mostly
famous for its basalt rock formations which lend
a unique touch to the whole landscape. Western
beach is worth a visit if you admire collecting
seashells.
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5. Netrani Island
This heart shaped island located in Arabian Sea
close to the coast of Karnataka is a paradise for
scuba divers. The island offers a rich experience
of the underwater world with its diverse range of
sea animals like turtles, stone fish, Black tip
sharks and Cobia. The island also serves as an
excellent spot for beach vacations and charms the
visitors with the striking views of the Western
Ghats overlooking the island.
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6. Elephanta Island
A dream destination for the lovers of rock
carvings, Elephanta Island features the famous
Elephanta caves that have been listed as a UNESCO
World Heritage Site. The cave temples are a
popular tourist destination included in most
temple tours offered by India travel
experts. These caves represent magnificent
artwork comprising of latticework seen in the
courtyards, pillars and halls. The huge statue of
Sadashiva is another interesting sculpture that
portrays the brilliant craftsmanship that went in
its making. The island derives its name from a
large elephant sculpture that was present outside
the cave temples which got demolished due to the
ravages of time. The island is located just 10
kilometres from Mumbai and has a thick forest
area consisting of mango, palm and tamarind trees.
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7. Diu Island
This windswept island located in the southern
coast of Gujarat is an ultimate place for beach
holidays. The island is noted for its rich
Portuguese history that has made an impact in the
life of the inhabitants. The island offers ample
opportunities in water sports activities like
swimming, parasailing and water surfing along its
coasts. The pleasant weather further adds to the
appeal of this island which is one reason it
witnesses a huge inflow of tourists. The
tranquility exhibited by the beaches of Diu
island is incomparable and one gets to relax and
rejuvenate amidst the soothing sounds of sea
waves coming from its shores.
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8. Munroe Island
This serene island located near Kollam in
Kerala is a treat for nature lovers. Munroe
islandis formed by eight islets lying between
Kalladi river and Ashtamudi Lake. The island is
dominated by coconut trees that lend a peaceful
vibe to its surroundings. There is a tiny village
within the island that offers a perfect
opportunity to experience
the authentic lifestyle of Kerala. The island is
noted for its restaurants serving traditional
Kerala dishes that are sure to lure your taste
buds you can also visit in your Kerala tour
packages.
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9. Majuli Island
One island that deserves every bit of your
attention is the Majuli Island located in
Brahmaputra River in Assam. This island possesses
a rare charm due to its rich biodiversity and is
particularly famous for the cultural festivals
organized in village Naghmar that attract a large
number of tourists wishing to experience the
amazing cultural diversity stored in the remote
villages of Assam. The village is home to 22
satras belonging to Vaishnavas which are worth
seeing on your trip to Majuli island. Exploring
the the handicrafts and pottery items made by the
local people is a must do activity that would
aquaint the tourists with the rich artwork of
Assam.
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10. Havelock Island
The sparkling beaches, Azure Sea water and the
greenery of Havelock Island is no less than a
paradise for travelers. The island bears a
matchless natural aura that surpasses every other
experience on this earth. Situated in Andaman and
Nicobar island group, the place appears as a top
destination in Island tours of India offering a
host of water sports and underwater activities
which keep the visitors glued to this island. The
island boasts of its numerous beaches that offer
an ultimate beach experience to all sorts of
travelers be it honeymooners, backpackers or
adventure freaks.
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