India is a land of nature and is no short of character whether it is mountains, rivers, planes and plateaus. When we talk of landscapes and topography, then how can we miss the beautiful island this country is gifted with? Below are few of the unique islands in India which are definite visit.
Majuli Island – Assam
Majuli Island is one of the biggest river islands in the world. This unique island of India is India’s first island district. You would be mesmerised with the overwhelming sunrises and stunning sunsets. Majuli islands are one of the kind islands in India which truly depicts the Assamese natural beauty. What makes it different is its landscape such as moss instead of sand on its banks. The traditional north-eastern cuisine would experience the Assamese cuisines which blend clearly with the topography of this area. Try your hands on local meshing and mask making and if time permits a stroll on the banks or a motorcycle ride is definitely worthwhile.
Diu Island – Gujarat
Do you want to experience a perfect blend of Gujarat culture with the Portuguese culture, then you ought to visit the Diu island. This unique island of Diu is an emerging hot-spot for western traveller and tourist. Diu is also known for it’s longest beach festival “Festa De Diu”. Diu has it all from amazing beaches to adventure sports and mesmerising fort which is lost in time. The Portuguese architectural significance would definitely take you back in time. The gorgeous beaches and tropical life would make you ask for more. The lip-smacking Gujarati food adds that special touch to your visit. Try and explore this beautiful island of Diu by renting a scooter and feel like a local. Winter festivals are the best time to visit Diu.
Divar Island – Goa
Divar is one of those pristine islands which are located 10 km away from Panjim. In spite of being less commercial the Divar Island depicts the same charm and charisma as the other islands in Goa. The views of the Mondovi river is breath-taking and depict a true sense of countryside. Take back some aspiring memories of this beautiful Island which is no short of natural beauty.
Little Andaman – Andaman
Andaman and Nicobar Islands are a chain of the island, in which one of the most beautiful yet non-commercial island is the Little Island in Andaman. It is known for its breathtaking sunrise and sunset. If you wish to break free from the hustle and bustle of the city then take some time out to visit the little Andaman which would treat you with its local produce and excellent marine life. Try some water sports such as surfing in the blue water of the Bay of Bengal
Munreo Island – Kerala
Munreo Island adds on to the beauty of Kerala which is consisting of the backwaters of Ashtamudi lake and Kallada river. Experience the country life on this beautiful island which is located 27 km from Kollam. The authentic seafood would make your droll for more. Get yourself pampered by experiencing a herbal Ayurveda massage and try your hands on some yoga and traditional asanas.
Lakshadweep islands are characterised with the coral reef which is also one of the smallest islands in India. The magnificent beaches and the natural beauty are truly intoxicating. The freshness in the air would definitely refresh you and put all your stress to rest. Do try scuba diving and other water sports in Kavaratti and Kadmat
These unique islands in India would definitely take your breath away with such striking features and experience. Remember to capture the beauty of these islands in your camera which you can admire all through your life.