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Chidiya Tapu, Port Blair

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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.
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  • Chidiya Tapu and the sun set point in Port Blair (Andaman) are certainly not the most attractive place but if you a extra day then you can visit that place. The evening is beautiful and a small trek t...  more »
  • It was just by chance we went to Chidiya Tapu. People go there to see sunset and we went there in the morning hours. The colour of the water was as blue as any of the Malaysian or Thai destinations. i...  more »
  • Great place for nature lovers where you need to walk through tropical rainforest type of vegetation typical of Andamans to visit the animals in cages. Battery operated vehicles are also available but ...  more »
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  • 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.