Mount Hariet


Among the many interesting places to visit out in Dandaman, the Mount Hariet in Andaman is a very popular one. It is the highest peak of these islands and stands at an altitude of 365 metres above sea level. It is a great place for trekking and hiking and the best way to come close to nature and experience the richness of the natural vegetation of this area. One needs to take a permit to visit this place from the Chief Wildlife Warden. Visits are allowed only during the day, if you wish to stay back you need to take additional permission from the warden at Port Blair for overnight halt. From this point you can have a majestic view of the nearby surrounding, especially the two islands called the Ross Island and Havelock islands. It offers a majestic and a spectacular view of these islands that will melt you with its beauty. Just nearby is the Mount Hariet national park where one can see elephants being trained to carry logs. From here you can take a taxi or a ferry to bamboo flat to enjoy more beautiful views. Every year hundreds of tourist visits this place to enjoy the scenery and the purity of nature that this place is replete with.

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Mount Hariet is also a very popular picnic spot where the tourists can have an excellent time amidst the beauty and charm of nature. They can go for long nature walks, explore the flora and fauna of the place, and soak in the natural charm and magic that surrounds this place. There are beautiful guest houses run by the forest department which provides cheap and comfortable options for accommodation. These guest houses located at high altitudes offers awesome chances to witness the most beautiful sunsets and sunrises. The long walks along the beautiful trail, the peacefulness and quietness of the surroundings, the richness of the ecosystem all come together to give you a feeling that is most relaxed and serene. It will make you forget all your tensions and worries and will make you melt in the joy and beauty of nature.