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Trekking in Port Blair

Port Blair, the capital city of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, is not just a gateway to the pristine beaches and azure waters but also a haven for trekking enthusiasts. The lush greenery, undulating terrains, and diverse flora and fauna make it an ideal destination for trekking. Here are some of the top trekking routes in and around Port Blair:

Quick Links

- [Trek to Munda Pahad]

- [Trek to North Bay]

- [Trek to Mount Manipur]

Trek to Munda Pahad

Overview:

Munda Pahad is a popular trekking destination located at Chidiya Tapu, approximately 25 kilometers from Port Blair. Known for its stunning sunset views and serene environment, this trek offers a perfect blend of adventure and natural beauty.

Details:

- Starting Point: Chidiya Tapu Biological Park

- Distance: Approximately 1.5 kilometers (one way)

- Duration: 1-2 hours

- Difficulty Level: Easy to Moderate

How to Reach:

- By Road: Take a taxi or local transport from Port Blair to Chidiya Tapu. The journey takes about 45 minutes.

- By Trek: Start from the Chidiya Tapu Biological Park and follow the marked trail to Munda Pahad. The trail is well-maintained and offers scenic views of the coastline.

Highlights:

- Scenic views of the Andaman Sea

- Dense forest cover with diverse flora and fauna

- Spectacular sunset point

- Ideal for photography and bird watching

Trek to North Bay

Overview:

North Bay Island is famous for its coral reefs and marine life, but it also offers an exciting trekking experience. The trek takes you through the island’s lush greenery and leads to the lighthouse, offering panoramic views of the surrounding waters.

Details:

- Starting Point: North Bay Beach

- Distance: Approximately 2 kilometers (one way)

- Duration: 1-2 hours

- Difficulty Level: Easy

How to Reach:

- By Boat: Take a ferry from Aberdeen Jetty in Port Blair to North Bay Island. The boat ride takes about 30 minutes.

- By Trek: Start from North Bay Beach and follow the trail to the lighthouse. The path is well-trodden and easy to navigate.

Highlights:

- Stunning views of the Bay of Bengal

- Dense vegetation and diverse wildlife

- The iconic lighthouse offering panoramic views

- Opportunities for snorkeling and scuba diving

Trek to Mount Manipur

Overview:

Formerly known as Mount Harriet, Mount Manipur is the highest peak in the South Andaman region and offers a challenging yet rewarding trekking experience. The trek takes you through dense forests and offers breathtaking views of the islands.

Details:

- Starting Point: Hope Town, near Ferrargunj

- Distance: Approximately 4-5 kilometers (one way)

- Duration: 3-4 hours

- Difficulty Level: Moderate to Difficult

How to Reach:

- By Road: Take a taxi or local transport from Port Blair to Hope Town. The journey takes about 1 hour.

- By Ferry: Alternatively, take a ferry from Chatham Jetty to Bambooflat, followed by a short drive to Hope Town.

- By Trek: Start from Hope Town and follow the marked trail to the peak of Mount Manipur. The trail is well-marked but can be steep in some sections.

Highlights:

- Highest point in South Andaman with panoramic views

- Rich biodiversity including exotic birds and plants

- Historical significance with British-era structures

- Ideal for nature lovers and adventure enthusiasts

Holiday in Waves: Trekking Tours

At Holiday in Waves, we offer guided trekking tours to these stunning locations, ensuring a safe and enjoyable experience. Our experienced guides provide valuable insights into the local flora and fauna, as well as the cultural significance of these sites.

Book Your Trekking Adventure:

- Contact Us: Reach out to Holiday in Waves via our website or customer service to book your trekking tour.

- Customized Packages: Choose from our pre-designed trekking packages or customize your own based on your preferences and fitness levels.

- Support: Our local representatives and guides are available to assist you throughout your trek, ensuring a memorable and hassle-free adventure.

Explore the untouched beauty of Port Blair with Holiday in Waves, and embark on a trekking journey that promises adventure, breathtaking views, and a deep connection with nature.