Bangaram Island, India
Bangaram Island is the largest island in the Bangaraqm atoll, located in the Union Territory of Lakshadweep, India. The atoll has a roughly rectangular shape and is 8.1 km in length with a maximum width of 4.2 km. It is located over 400 km (250 mi) off Kochi in the Indian Ocean. Bangaram island has no residences but hosts a resort.
The island is popular for its serene setting. Numerous species of tropical birds are found on the island. The resort offers numerous adventure activities, including scuba diving, snorkelling, deep sea fishing besides white sand beaches, a calm lagoon and a sparkling, clear coral reef.
Things to See & Do
* Water sports
* Scan corals reefs
* Scuba diving & snorkeling
* Deep sea fishing
Cruise Season – Jan - Dec
Currency – Indian Rupee (INR)
Language – Hindi, English
Population – 65 approx
Land Area – 2.3 km²
Electricity – 2 round pins European style or with a round pin below
Time – GMT plus five and a half hours
International Country Telephone Code – + 91
Port Location – The port is located at Kochi.
Travel Links – Indian Airlines and Kingfisher fly daily from Kochi to the airstrip at Agatti, the only one on the islands. Kingfisher Red has a daily non stop flight from Bangalore. There are boat and helicopter transfers available from Agatti to Bangaram.
The MV Tipu Sultan, MV Bharat Seema, MV Amindivi and MV Minicoy operate between Kochi and various islands in Lakshadweep. The trip takes 14-18 hours one day depending on the destination island.