Mount Harriet, Havelock Island
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Mount Harriet

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Mount Harriet
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About Mount Harriet

    • Entry: Paid
    • Not Allowed: Pets

Mount Harriet, located in the southern part of Andaman and Nicobar Islands, has a height of around 365 metre. Situated at a distance of 56 km from the capital city, Port Blair, during the British rule, it was the summer capital headquarters of chief Commissioner.

It is the highest point in South Andaman from where visitors can enjoy beautiful views of entire cluster of islands. In addition, tourists can also enjoy a natural trail available up to Madhuban, where variegated birds, animals and butterflies can be witnessed. However, before taking this trail, tourists need the permission from chief Wildlife Warden, located in Haddo. In addition, it is mandatory for tourists to obtain permission, if planning an overnight stay at Mount Harriet from Warden at Port Blair.

The Mount is also home to a National Park, where tourists can enjoy wildlife tours. In addition, tourists can also come across elephants being trained in this national park for carrying logs.
 

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What travellers are saying about this Sightseeing

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  • Best Time:  During Day
  • Length of visit:  1-2hrs
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5 traveller reviews for Mount Harriet

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Aamil Hussain

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  • Aamil Hussain
  • 1 photo
  • 5 Reviews
  •  1 helpful vote
  •  512 readers

"Early for the better view of the sun"

  • 6.50/7
  • Posted Sep 1, 2014
One of the best places to see the natural beauty. The view is just great. Children can enjoy themselves. Advice to go a bit early so that you could find a bright sunny weather for better view.
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Sumith

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  • 8 photos
  • 6 Reviews
  •  1 helpful vote
  •  2665 readers

"Vantage point"

  • 6.00/7
  • Posted Dec 7, 2013
From this place, you can see the distant islands and lighthouse.
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Satihkumar

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  • 10 photos
  • 6 Reviews
  •  2 helpful votes
  •  4154 readers

"Magical View"

  • 4.00/7
  • Posted Dec 2, 2013
It is the 2nd highest point in Port Blair. You can witness a very magical view there.
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Rathi

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  • 4 Reviews
  •  1 helpful vote
  •  2236 readers

"Nice place for family"

  • 3.50/7
  • Posted Nov 13, 2013
Itís just a family place and kids fully enjoyed and the sunset view is very nice. You should see it.
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Subhamay Pal

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  •  2 helpful votes
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"Good sea view"

  • 5.00/7
  • Posted Oct 27, 2013
The major attraction of this place is 20 rupee note view point. The place is one of the hilltop location, good for photography. We visited the place on our way back from Baratang. The place is managed by Andaman forest department.
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