27 December 2014
As the name suggest Chidiya tapu is a “Bird island”. Indeed the place
is a good location for birding. It is one the best places in Andaman for
After having lunch at Wandoor we proceeded towards Chidiya
tapu. The last few kilometers of the journey were through dense forests. The journey on this stretch was very eventful. The trees were so huge something that is even rarely seen now in
Western ghats. As we got engrossed in the forest, the drive told that we had
reach Chidiya tapu.
Chidiya tapu is the southernmost tip of South Andaman
Island. Though famous for sunset, we could not see due to overcast conditions on that evening.
This place was hit by Tsunami in 2004. The fallen trees serve as
the reminder of that deadly incident.
Labels: Andaman, beach, Chidiya tapu, sunset, travel