Best place to explore for it's natural beauty
Famous for it's 20 rupee note image and natural biodiversity, mount harriet is a paradise for jungle and peace lovers.
Named after Harriet Tyler, the second spouse of Robert Christopher Tyler, Mount Harriet is the highest peak in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands.
The image on the 20 rupee note is taken from Mount Harriet itself, which also features a Light House from North Bay Island.
Situated at 15 km by local ferry and 53 km by road, it is a place of natural charm and wonder which attracts a lot of visitors onto its lap.
The immense greenery of tall trees and tropical forests and melodious chirping of birds gives out a very unique vibe of freshness and peace that is second to none. Glimpses of different species of birds and squirrels in the dense flora and fauna can be found during the visit.
The top of the peak offers a wide astounding view of the Ross Island, Havelock Island, and Port Blair that will captivate you with its beauty.
The Forest Guest House is available for tourists to rest and get refreshed for their next adventure.
You can also trek through the forest for 15 km from Mount Harriet to reach Madhuban, where you can witness endemic & traveler birds and beautiful, unique species of butterflies.
Mount Harriet can be reached by taxi from Chatham to Bamboo Flat, where you can either board the ferry yourself or take your vehicle with you for an extra fee.