Trekking, Mount Harriet
The Mount Harriet is in Port Blair. There are several trekking routes, one being through the evergreen forests from Bamboo flat to mount Harriet. It is the highest peak in the south Andaman archipelago, named after Harriet Tytler, the second wife of Robert Tytler, who was a British soldier, naturalist and photographer. Mount Harriet is at a distance of 55 km by road and 15 km by ferry from Port Blair.
The greenery is so at its peak that you find yourself covered by forests all around. The different kind of birds amaze your eyes. Port Blair city, Ross Island, Havelock Island can be seen from the top of the peak which gives you a never forgetting image. One amazing fact about mount Harriet is that the image behind the INR 20 note is taken from here. The flora and fauna, nature, greenery are worth your time and money.
Jeeps and taxis are available to take the tourists all the way to the top to Mount Harriet.