Chidiya Tapu Overview

Ranked 7 of 41 sightseeing in Port Blair

Chidiya Tapu is located 25 km from Port Blair and is a tiny village in the southernmost tip of South Andaman. It is also known as the bird island. The region has a number of green mangroves and a lush forest cover. Birds are the major attraction here.

There is a forest guest house at the top of the hillock that provides sunset views as well as views of the islands beyond Chidiya Tapu. The water in this area is full of colourful corals which makes it suitable for snorkelling.

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16th Jun 18

What travellers are saying about Chidiya Tapu

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  • Good 2
  • Below Average 1
  • Terrible 0
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  • Best Time: During DayLength of visit: 1-2hrs
  • Length of visit: 2-3hrsBest Time: During Sunset
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Vikas Sharma

Vikas Sharma3.6/5

13 reviews

Sunset view

This was the final place we visited during our Andaman trip. We were told to witness sunset. We did not find anything spectacular about it. We were told not to enter sea water as there were crocodiles. If you have time you may go for trekking through the woods and hill approximately 1. 5 km long. Nothing great about the place.
  • Sunset view
  • Sunset view

Himanshu Cool

Himanshu Cool4.3/5

17 reviews

Excellent place

It's a must visit place if you are in andaman, I hired a cab from Port Blair. It's famous for its sunset view. The water is unbelievably shallow and crystal clear I moved like 60 metres in to the water and the water was around my knees the jungle is dense and benches are carved out of tree log it looks really nice. This place is a scenic beauty, picturesque, arresting, charming and pleasant. Photographers do visit this place. You can visit alone or with friends or family this place is just awesome and very much different from beaches.

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10 reviews

One of the best beach scenery wise

This beach is not too big but surrounded by hills, it looks very very good. There is a small park which also looks very good. The sunset view is astonishing. Located 30 km from Port Blair, this place is worth visiting.



8 reviews

Not recommnded to take so much pain

First of all it is too far from Port Blair. It takes around 45 mins from the city. When I visited Munda Pahar Beach in Chidiya tapu it was close because Crocodile was seen some time back. It has sunset point also, you can see sunset if the weather is good.

Mohammed Safique

Mohammed Safique2.9/5

3 reviews

Natural trail

Chidiya Tapu is the Southernmost tip of South Andaman, about 27kms from Port Blair City. Lush green Mangroves, rocky shores, sandy beaches with the breathtaking sunset makes the spot picturesque site. Chidiya Tapu a more to offer for adventure lovers, a trekking trail to MUNDHA PAHAD.
  • Natural trail
  • Natural trail
  • Natural trail

Aanand Kashyap

Aanand Kashyap5.0/5

4 reviews

Beautiful sunset at Chidiya Tapu Beach

It's been wonderful evening at Chidiya Tapu Beach. Cristal clear water with lots of sea shells. You can enjoy sea there because changing rooms, tea and foods are available there with rescue guard. It is a safe beach for kids. You can enjoy the trip with family.
  • Beautiful sunset at Chidiya Tapu Beach
  • Beautiful sunset at Chidiya Tapu Beach
  • Beautiful sunset at Chidiya Tapu Beach
  • Beautiful sunset at Chidiya Tapu Beach

Vishal Kulkarni

Vishal Kulkarni4.3/5

2 reviews

A romantic gateway !!!

Awesome point. To reach here you have to pass through a ever green forest. Awesome journey that was. Place is small but amazing. Don't forget to have bhel over there with coconut water. Important thing is that closing time of beach is 5 pm.

Samruddhi Pathak

Samruddhi Pathak3.9/5

4 reviews

Awesome Sunset of my Life

It is a less known place and a little far away. Nut a must for visiting. During low tides, you can walk on the beaches deep inside. Lovely birds and the sunset during evening. Even during the journey, the sea goes parallel to you and lovely scenic beauty.

Arvind Maheshwari

Arvind Maheshwari3.6/5

2 reviews

Beautiful place to see

Chidiya Tapu is beautiful to see. Myself with family enjoyed a lot ' my daughter aged 11yrs enjoyed more in sea waves'. There is natural beauty of green sea facility like food but parking are not upto mark. There should be some improvement in cleaning the Tapu.

Namrata Singh

Namrata Singh5.0/5

2 reviews

It's an underrated place but it has some best sightseeing

I will say it beat our expectations when we reached that place. It's a place where you have not seen before and can't find a copy of that anywhere else. I will say its one of the best place on Port Blair I have seen and will love to go again. Beautiful sunset, water and hills, nature at its peak of beauty. It's bit far from Port Blair around 25 km but its worth going. I had my honeymoon there and had some most memorable pics I ever had.

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Wonderful reflection in the sea
Chidiya Tapu, Port Blair

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Vikas Sharma

Chidiya Tapu, Port Blair
Chidiya Tapu, Port Blair

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Vikas Sharma

Chidiya Tapu, Port Blair
Chidiya Tapu, Port Blair

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Aanand Kashyap

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