Top National Parks In Andaman And Nicobar Islands

Andaman and Nicobar Islands are known for their perfect level of natural beauty. These islands are blessed with an incomparable presence of flora and fauna. These islands are surrounded by vast forests and lagoons. These forests are the shelter homes for some of the rarest species of animals and plants. Apart from animals and plants, Andaman and Nicobar Islands have also become a dream destination for birdwatchers. Nicobar Pigeon, found near the Nicobar Islands, is the most popular bird among tourists.

A large number of tourists visit Andaman and Nicobar Islands from their National Parks. These islands are home to more than nine National Parks. These national parks are known as intensely dense and diverse. Andaman national parks are among the favorite places for wildlife activists, photographers and conservationists. Here is a detailed account of the top five national parks in Andaman and Nicobar Islands.

Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park, Port Blair


Mahatma Gandhi National Park is a new national park and is located near the Wandoor Beach Port Blair. It is an artificial park where a wide variety of flora and fauna within is held in the form of samples. The park consists of more than 15 islands consist mainly of mangrove creeks, rainforest and reefs. The climatic conditions of these islands to support more than 50 species of corals and colorful fish. The shores of these islands are grounds for five different species of sea turtles breeding.

Marine National Park is popular among visitors for its living coral reefs and colorful marine life and snorkeling trips that usually a day or half. The park has two sites snorkeling namely Jolly Buoy and red skin which open on a rotating basis for the tourists. Water lizard, wild boar and sea snakes are among the main species that are found here.

Mount Harriet National Park


This park is spread over 46 square kilometers and is situated at an altitude of 383m. Among the nine national parks of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Mount Harriet National Park is the most exotic and one of the most visited national parks. It is located in the district Ferargunj Port Blair and it usually takes an hour to get here from the capital.

Mount Harriet is the third highest peak and one of the most accessible peaks of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Travelers enjoy this place for quiet surroundings and breathtaking sea views from the peak. Unlike conventional national parks, Mount Harriet is home to very few species wild boar Andaman contain turtles and robber crab. This park also has a forest guest house for visitors who want to spend a night in the park. On a visit to this park, one gets immersed in its natural beauty and exotic views over the island from the top.

Campbell Bay National Park

Campbell Bay National Park is about 190 km from the Indian Ocean to the Sumatra region and extends over an area of 426 sq km. The trip to this national park goes through dense pine forests and tree ferns and an unforgettable experience for travelers.

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If you are from Port Blair, you need to hire a government run helicopter or boat to reach Port Blair to Campbell Bay. This national park is rich in marine life and home to a wide variety of flora and fauna. present wildlife in this national park includes species such as Megapode, crab-eating macaques, Nicobar Pigeon and Giant Robber Crab etc. Park authorities have camps and cabin facilities for adventure lovers. The March to October period is considered the best time to visit this ‘mysterious’ park.

North Button Island National Park

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North Button Island Park is located in the Andaman district of the islands and is spread over 114 square kilometers of land. Long Island is the closest town to the north button Park and is situated at a distance of 60 km from it. One can hire a boat to get from Long Island to the North Park Button.

This park is often visited for the rich presence of various species here. Important fauna species found in the park are Dugong, Dolphin, Water Monitor and the Lizard. Months ranging from December to March is considered the most appropriate months to visit this national park.

Andaman and Nicobar Islands are the best examples of natural beauty of India. National Parks located on the islands are the most diverse and populous ones. The parks mentioned above have been carefully selected and will give you the most happening experience of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Book Andaman Tour With  Andaman Bluebay Holidays .

Trips with a difference: Why should you choose a personal Andaman Holiday Tour Package

When it comes to vacation planning, we visualize including all the amazing things that are not only popular, but also off-beat – things that can allow us to create stories and memories we can take back with us.

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While choosing a package holiday has its own charm (everything is planned and itinerary is set) it’s fun to add a level of personalization. It does not make you feel “cattle-herded” in the traditional sense.

Here is how you can plan your personal vacation to Andaman

Read extensively

Before you choose a package or tour agent, start by reading extensively on the spot on travel blogs, review sites and personal travel experiences. Andaman has much more than emerald blue waters and pristine beaches. From jungle paths to the island hopping opportunities find the ten best traditional and non-traditional things to do here. For example, a lot of people plan their stay at Havelock, but very few choose to stay overnight at Diglipur offering an exciting getaway to Ross and Smith Islands.

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Chat with those who have been there

Reach an extended friend network or whatsapp group to connect with someone who has already been there. Ask about their best and better experiences and mark them up on your own. For example, an acquaintance even mentioned, to be on the first jetty to Ross Island allowed some great alone time before the crowd began to pour in.

Pick picture postcard places

While it’s great to schedule a personal tour, do not miss the obvious touristy things. For example, they look amazing colors corals under the water is a must have experience even for those who do not like to get their feet wet.

Chat with the experts

Travel experts like those at Andaman Holidays go that extra length to propose and plan according to the things that are important to you. For example, we have hand-made honeymoon packages that allow plenty of leisurely time packed with few activities.

To craft your Andaman Tour Package, contact us today