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Mount Harriet

Swaraj Dweep (Havelock Island)

13.8/5(6 Ratings)

Mount Harriet Overview

Ranked 10 of 12 sightseeing in Swaraj Dweep (Havelock Island)

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 Mount Harriet

Experience scale
  • Excellent 2
  • Average 1
  • Good 1
  • Very Good 1
  • Terrible 0
  • Poor 0
  • Below Average 0
Travellers recommend
  • Best Time: During DayLength of visit: 1-2hrs
  • Length of visit: 2-3hrsBest Time: During Sunset
Facilities available
  • Food available for purchaseFood available for purchase
  • Bathroom facilitiesBathroom facilities
  • Camera/Video allowedCamera/Video allowed
  • Wearing of shoes/footwear allowedWearing of shoes/footwear allowed
  • Lockers/StorageLockers/Storage

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Famous for:
Hills
Entry:
paid
Not Allowed:
Pets
99% voted as clean

Reviews and Ratings

Sangita .

Sangita .4.6/5

3 reviews

On earth, it is the second heaven

In our life time once we must visit to Andaman as it is a heaven. All beaches are too clean and neat. For Scuba dive there are no words to explain. Rose Island, North-bay and Baratang is must to visit in Andaman including Cellular Jail. Even museums also.

Aamil Hussain

Aamil Hussain4.6/5

5 reviews

Early for the better view of the sun

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.

Sumith

Sumith4.3/5

6 reviews

Vantage point

From this place, you can see the distant islands and lighthouse.

Satihkumar

Satihkumar2.9/5

7 reviews

Magical View

It is the 2nd highest point in Port Blair. You can witness a very magical view there.

Rathi

Rathi2.5/5

4 reviews

Nice place for family

Its just a family place and kids fully enjoyed and the sunset view is very nice. You should see it.

Subhamay Pal

Subhamay Pal3.6/5

8 reviews

Good sea view

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.