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We all need a break from our daily busy life. The only way to get rest is to go somewhere and see something new. Andaman-Nicobar Islands is one of the many places in the world that you must visit once in a lifetime. If you visit Andaman and Nicobar Islands, you must go to this park. This park is a place you will love to visit. Let us discuss something about Mount Harriet National park.
This park was established in 1969. It was created in memory of Harriet C Tyler who was the second wife of Robert Christopher Tyler. He was a British Army officer, a naturalist, administrator, & a photographer. This place was a forest before the park was created.
Mount Harriet national park is the third highest peak in Andaman. There are road s,small rivers and bridges of a full view of the landscape. The picture on the backside of the Indian currency Rs 20 note has been taken from this park. One of the reasons why the park is famous is because of the rare animals and birds.Certain species of some animals are also found in the park.
The park is located on the highest hill in the South Andaman. Mount Harriet is a part of this park which is 383 meters high.
The beauty of this place-
It's full of greenery. The clouds are close enough to be touched. If you visit this place you will feel fresh and calm like never before.
This park is home to many rare species of animals, birds & new species. Here you can find Andaman’s wild pig which is rare to watch. There are some species of crocodile, turtle, rubber crab that are less likely to be found elsewhere.
Here trees and plants are sufficient which makes birds and animals fit to live. In the park, you will see about 90 species of birds, 12 species of mammals, 27 species of reptiles & 120 species of moths.
Various Kind of park-
It is not just a national park but also an accumulation area under the Andaman Nicobar Forest Department which secret with evergreen forest, that evokes a wonderful beauty.
There is a 16 km trek area for those who are into hiking.This place is also good for other activities like photography, picnic spending time with friends or family, etc.
There are some restaurants near Harriet Park.
Timings are subject to change. You will be automatically booked into a time slot as part of the check out process. Please visit the official website to confirm the time slot before your visit.
There are many activites that you can take part in while trekking in the park.