15 Must Visit Incredible Islands of India

There are a total of 1,208 islands in India, Andaman and Nicobar alone has a group of 572 islands. Sandy beaches and the coastlines offers spectacular scenery of the nature and these Indian islands are the perfect place for dreamy island getaways.

Majuli Island, Assam

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Majuli river island in the Brahmaputra river is the largest river island in the world, first island in India to become a separate district of Assam. The island of Majuli is a hotspot for birds, many endangered and rare species of migratory birds can be seen here.

Havelock Island, Andaman

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Havelock Island is the largest of all the islands of Andaman and notable for list of popular beaches such as Radhanagar Beach, Elephant Beach and Vijay Nagar Beach.

Neil Island, Andaman

Neil Island of Andaman is located between Havelock Island and Rose Island and a must visit island of India for both international and domestic tourist.

Agatti Island, Lakshadweep

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Lakshadweep is a group of islands in the Laccadive Sea, governed by the Union Government of India. Agatti Island of Lakshadweep is a long island and known for calm lagoons,white sand beaches and coral reefs.

Kadmat Island, Lakshadweep

Kadmat Island is bounded by Kavaratti Island and known for coral reef with seagrass, and marine turtles. The island is famous for tourism and attractions such as scuba diving, snorkeling and coral reef.

Bhavani Island, Andhra Pradesh

Bhavani Island in the Krishna river is one of the largest river islands in India, located at Vijayawada near the Kanaka Durga Temple.

List of islands in Andhra Pradesh also include barrier island of Sriharikota,delta region of Konaseema, Hope Island and a most fertile island of Diviseema in Krishna district.

Elephanta Island, Maharashtra

Elephanta Island in Mumbai Harbour is a popular tourist destination and famous for Elephanta Caves and Sculptures. The Gharapuri island is accessible by ferry from Gateway of India, Mumbai.

There are few more islands in Maharashtra named as Khanderi and Underi islands, Murud-Janjira and Suvarnadurg in the Arabian sea.

St. Mary’s Island, Karnataka

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St. Mary’s Island at the coast of Malpe in Udupi is set of four small islands, known for unique geological feature of basaltic rock formation and listed as one of the 26 Geological Monuments of India.

Netrani Island is another most famous island in Karnataka, has scuba diving and snorkeling facilities.

Divar Island, Goa

Divar Island lies in the Mandovi river and connected to Old Goa by only ferries. The beautiful island of Divar is one of the most unique places to stay in Goa and truly worth a visit.

Munroe Island, Kerala

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Munroe Island is located at the confluence of Kallada river and Ashtamudi Lake in Kollam district. The island is a the most popular tourism destination of Kerala and famous for backwaters, coconut farms,mangrove plants and Kallada Boat Race.

Pamban Island, Tamil Nadu

Pamban Island or Rameswaram Island get separated from the Indian mainland by sea and covered with white sand. The most famous and unique Pamban Bridge connects the town of Rameswaram on Pamban Island to rest of India.

List of islandS in Tamil Nadu are also include The Island at Chennai, Adam’s Bridge or Rama Setu island and Quibble river Island.

Keibul Lamjao Island, Manipur

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Keibul Lamjao National Park is the only floating national park in the world and integral part of Loktak Lake. The lake and floating phumdis are home to endemic and endangered brow antlered deer called Sangai.

Diu Island, Gujarat

Diu Island is separated by a tidal creek and part of the Union territory of Daman and Diu. Fort Diu and Paul’s Church are two most popular tourism attraction in India.

Sagar Island, West Bengal

Sagar Island of West Bengal is a place of Hindu pilgrimage known as Gangasagar at the confluence of river Ganges and Bay of Bengal.

Nalbana Island, Odisha

Nalbana Island i the wetlands of Chilika Lake is the largest nesting colony of Indian river tern and a declared a bird sanctuary. The island submerged during the monsoon season and the wetlands is home to many species of birds including Large flocks of greater flamingos, Dalmatian pelican and bird of prey, peregrine falcon.