Andaman or Lakshadweep: Which is better for honeymoon in India?

Both Andaman and Lakshadweep are the home to amazing beaches and crazy adventures. They have stunning marine life and funny water sports to get you the thrills. They are both off India’s coast and are included in Indian territory. With so many similarities, it is certainly difficult to choose which is best for your honeymoon destination in between Andaman and Lakshadweep.

Thus, let us make it easy for you with a simple pros and cons list of your “dream island destinations”.

 

# Means of Transportation

Andaman:

Andaman can be reached by sea or air. Sea isn’t the most preferred choice for tourists as such. It is used more by locals who commute between the Andaman islands and Chennai. The choice of available airlines is higher for Andaman and Nicobar. If you book well in advance, you can find reasonable pricing on the airfare too.

 

Lakshadweep:

As of now, Air India airlines are providing flight Services to Lakshadweep. The fares are on par with airfares to tourist destinations. Lakshadweep also holds the ship packages from Kochi.

 

# Airfare to Andaman and Lakshadweep

A big chunk of the vacation’s cost is dependent on the airfare cost. Most people try to book in advance to get it as cheap as possible. While both Andaman and Lakshadweep are at par, Lakshadweep looks a bit costlier on this front. Here’s a table of the cheapest airfares thrown by Google for both destinations from various Indian cities for the month of June  2019.

 

City

Andaman (price)

Lakshadweep (Price)

Chennai

2723

7177

Hyderabad

3549

9386

Kolkata

3179

11190

Bangalore

6365

7667

Delhi

6340

10336

Mumbai

5336

8707

 

# Travel Time

When traveling by air, it can take anywhere between 2 to 3 hours depending on whether you have a direct or connecting flight to Andaman. It takes longer from Mumbai, Delhi ( 6+ hours)

You’ll take around 6 hours to reach Lakshadweep by flight in general although it takes longer from Hyderabad, Chennai, and Kolkata (10+ hours)

 

# Best time to Visit

Without any second thought, I agree that these places are the best honeymoon destinations. If you both are beach lovers, you can visit either Andaman or Lakshadweep all around the clock throughout the year. Because the holiday time is always fun.

An ideal time for a trip to Andaman would be from October to May. You can insanely indulge in the spectacular beaches under the star-lit sky that makes your heart so calm and soothing. Whether you choose to scuba dive, tread, splash, or sail, all the beaches during this time period provide you with anything and everything. Also, the chilled beer is just a cherry on the cake. Just saying!

The best time to visit Lakshadweep is from October to April. From mid-May to September it is rainy. Though all the resorts in Lakshadweep are open throughout the year, reaching there by ship is difficult during monsoon, little risky, and most of your holiday would get wasted on the travel. Islands like Agatti and Bangaram are pleasant even during the monsoon and can be reached by flight from Kochi.

 

# Best Places to Visit

we believe that the honeymoon is a special phase in any newly-weds life. Thus, they plan each and everything with the most attention. Also, honeymooners look for privacy, if you know what I mean.

Dekho Andaman offers the best Andaman Honeymoon Tour Packages where the couple gets a chance to plan the holiday accordingly. Andaman & Nicobar islands are widely popular for its romantic vibes and stimulating beaches.

Fact: Radhanagar in Andaman placed 7th Most Beautiful Beach in Asia.

 

And we don’t mean Andaman has only beaches, it also has many historical places, national parks, coral reefs, museums, etc.,

● Cellular Jail

● Limestone Caves

● Forest Museum

● Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park

● Ross and Smith Island

● Murugan Temple

● Radhanagar Beach

● Havelock Island

● Great Nicobar biosphere reserve

● Chidiya Tapu Beach

● Barren Volcano

● Mount Harriet National Park

The islands are famous for their rich marine life due to stable temperature on Waters. Lakshadweep islands are famous for Beautiful beaches and Islands destinations in India with crystal clear blue water and coral reefs.

Lakshadweep islands are only famous for Beaches and Islands.

  • Agatti Island

  • Minicoy Island

  • Bangaram Island

  • Kavaratti Island Marine Aquarium

  • Pitti Bird Sanctuary

  • Island of Thinnakara

# Budget

An Andaman tour package cost is mainly dependent on your choice of hotels you choose. If you choose average 3-star facilities, you can get a per person package between 30-40k for a 5 night 6 days package including sightseeing, transportation, and basic amenities. There will be some overhead costs for meals and water sports but that should be about it.

If you pick up the sea route to Lakshadweep, you will get the entire package including travel, stay, and meals for an average of 30k per person. You might have to pay an additional price for water sports, sightseeing, and other Activities.

 

# Summary of Comparison

Both the islands of Andaman and Lakshadweep share stunning marine life, coral reefs, and exotic beaches. They are offbeat destinations and known to have so many similarities in terms of beaches, water sports, cruise tourism, sea, and sand.

 

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Huh! It is verdict time. No, not us. You gotta decide. Both the destinations are impeccable and give you the best time ever. Let us know in the comment section below your pick.

 

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