Trip Planner:   Asia  /  India  /  Andaman and Nicobar Islands  /  South Andaman Island  /  Port Blair  /  Wildlife Areas  /  Chidiya Tapu
Chidiya Tapu, Port Blair
(3.9/5 based on 440+ reviews on the web)
For the best view of the sunset from Port Blair, head to Chidiya Tapu. This quiet spot overlooks the ocean and a small hill, which hides the sun during picturesque sunset. The scenery, complemented by a few lone trees, makes for fantastic photo opportunities. Arrive a little early and take advantage of the daylight to look for local animal and plat life, such as white spotted deer, birds, and exotic orchids. Also look for a park and a beach near here, known for its excellent sea shell trove. Using our online itinerary creator, Port Blair attractions like Chidiya Tapu can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
Create a full Port Blair itinerary
map

Plan your trip to Port Blair

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Plans in Port Blair by other users

2 days in Port Blair BY A USER FROM UNITED ARAB EMIRATES April, popular PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 9 days in Andaman and Nicobar Islands BY A USER FROM INDIA March, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: March, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 29 days in India BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, slow & easy, hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 20 days in India BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA June, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 20 days in India BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 6 days in Port Blair BY A USER FROM INDIA February, popular PREFERENCES: February ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 7 days in Andaman and Nicobar Islands BY A USER FROM INDIA March, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: March, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 5 days in India BY A USER FROM INDIA January, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: January, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 5 days in Port Blair SEE PLAN February, kids, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: February, kids, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 6 days in India BY A USER FROM INDIA March, hidden gems PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 15 days in Asia BY A USER FROM PAKISTAN January, hidden gems PREFERENCES: January ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 7 days in Andaman and Nicobar Islands BY A USER FROM INDIA February, popular PREFERENCES: February ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans
Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • The sea here is so calm on certain days it feels like a big pond. The picturesque trees and the best sunset. Most of the photographs you see of sunset in the Andamans are from here. Great place to cli...  more »
  • Good place to enjoy a perfect sunset... if it's a bit cloudy, one can get an excellent sunset view... Reach early to get a good place to view, as the place gets very crowded around the time of sunset....  more »
  • Chidyatapu is one of the Best Beach and Sunset point of Andaman and Nicobar Island. 45 Min Drive from the City Port Blair. It is 25+ Km away from the city. 
Google
  • Chidiya Tapu is a bird sanctuary in the Andamans. There is a mangrove forest and the wild scenic beauty of the place is indeed a feast for the eyes. This place is a paradise for bird watchers. The sunset is very beautiful. The destructive actions of the 2004 tsunami can be partly seen here. Huge uprooted tree trunks will give an idea how disastrous the tsunami was. There was no provision for a washroom anywhere nearby even for the ladies when we visited this place in 2013. There are big boards warning the tourists against crocodiles.
  • Scenic, safe beach, changing rooms available, and best of all normal water available to take bath for free after getting into beach, on the way back do visit the chai shop for best chai experience
  • Chidiya Tapu is famous as the den of Birds. Birds are singing from the trees on the sea beach side. Water in the sea here very clear and cristal. You can see the beautiful sun set from the beach, You can collect lot of sea shells from the long beach side. It is really a nice place to see.
  • Nice beach and Magnificent view. You can go to the tip through trails and can get the best view.
  • Beach was great!!! Must see place!!! Good photo points. Kulphi sold there was awesome.