Bangaram Island

Bangaram Island, also known as Bunnagara, is an atoll which surrounds a lagoon formed by the Arabian Sea. The small island encompasses an area of 1.234 km sq filled with the many elements of natural beauty. Truly enchanting and mesmerizing beyond one can explain, Bangaram island is one of the least explored parts of the Lakshadweep islands. The lagoon enclosing Bangaram encircles two small islands- Thinnakara and Parali, which lie close to Bangaram. There is only one beach resort on the island, and the modernisation lies miles away from this island making it a perfect destination to cut out from the outer world. The bluish glow that appears on the coral sands when phosphorescent plankton washes ashore is absolutely enchanting Bangaram Island is known for its pristine beaches, the vibrant coral reefs, many different fishes and few of the adventure sports. It is an uninhabited island located at a distance of 12 km from the Agatti island. Bangaram island is also recommended for water sports like kayaking, snorkeling and scuba diving. It also has one of the two world class scuba diving schools in Lakshadweep offering scuba diving in for beginners island other school is in Agatti Island. Boats and ferries are available from Agatti that will take you to Bangaram in just 45 minutes. Tourists require a special permit to enter the island with the confirmed stay if they want to stay here overnight.

  • Bangaram Island Facts

    Location : It is 400 km Kochi.

    Latitude : 10° North

    Longitude : 72° East

    Climate : Tropical. 22 to 30 c.

    Languages : Malayalam

    How to get there : Air India operates flight from Kochi to Agatti every day and then by boat to Bangaram Island. You can also avail helicopter services from Agatti to Bangaram Islands during monsoons.

    Food & Cuisine : The cuisine is mainly Keralite. Tuna fish is mostly available here so you can have it grilled, baked or fried. Spiced coconut-rich Vegetarian & Non vegetarian food. Curried, fried and barbecued fish.

    Tourist Season : October - May.

    Consumption of Alcohol : Consumption of Alcohol is not allowed.

    Things not to do : Picking up Corals is a punishable crime.

Accommodation in Bangaram Island

Bangaram Island Beach Resort

Bangaram is situated just opposite side of Thinnakara Island and share the vast lagoon and coralline banks. The only accommodation is Air-conditioned cottage.

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Kadmat & Bangaram Island Tour

Places to Visit : Kadmat, Bangaram

Duration : 5 Days

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Bangaram Island Tour Package

Places to Visit : Bangaram

Duration : 4 Days

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Bangaram with Thinnakara Island Package

Places to Visit : Bangaram, Thinnakara

Duration : 5 Days