Chidiya Tapu Biological Park

Andaman Islands

A pleasant place to stroll in a forested setting with natural enclosures for indigenous species, such as crab-eating macaques, Andaman wild pigs and saltwater crocs.

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Nearby Andaman Islands attractions

1. Munda Pahar Beach

0.92 MILES

Loved for its fiery sunsets and wonderfully natural setting, this powdery silver-sand beach is popular with day trippers, although swimming was prohibited…

2. Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park

8.25 MILES

Comprising 15 islands of mangrove creeks, tropical rainforest and reefs supporting 50 types of coral and plenty of colourful fish, the 280-sq-km Mahatma…

3. Wandoor Beach

9.07 MILES

Wandoor has a lovely blonde beach, though at the time of writing swimming was prohibited due to a fatal crocodile attack in 2017.

4. Corbyn’s Cove

10.07 MILES

No one comes to Port Blair for the beach, but, if you need a break from town, this small curve of silver sand backed by palms sits 6km south of central…

5. Anthropological Museum

11.37 MILES

Port Blair's engaging anthropology museum provides a thorough and sympathetic portrait of the islands’ indigenous tribal communities. The glass display…

6. Gandhi Statue

11.65 MILES

Like most Indian cities, Port Blair has a memorial statue of Mahatma Gandhi standing in a busy roundabout.

7. Samudrika Naval Marine Museum

11.68 MILES

Run by the Indian Navy, this diverse museum provides helpful insight into the islands’ ecosystems, tribal communities, flora and fauna (including a small…

8. Clock Tower

11.75 MILES

This pale yellow clock is a central landmark in the heart of Port Blair’s busy Aberdeen Bazaar.