Chidiya Tapu in Andaman and Nicobar Islands is supposed to be the finest destination to visit which is located 25 kms away from the capital, Port Blair. Sited amidst verdant mangroves housing chirping of the birds attracts a large number of tourists from all over the world.
Located in the southern most tip of South Andaman, it has an exotic collection of birds. The Chidiya Tapu is dotted with 46 varieties of birds – drongos, hanging parrot, scarlet minivet,emerald dove, long-tailed and red-breasted parakeets, white-bellied sea eagles and grey-fronted and imperial green pigeons.
It is popularly known as the Bird Island of Andaman and Nicobar Islands which is surrounded with thick, green vegetations, captivating beaches, rare collections of corals, multicolored butterflies. Most importantly, it has an amazing view of the sun setting in the wine red horizon. The place is also considered as the exciting place for snorkeling. Munda Pahar beaches, Chidiya Tapu Biological Park, the Sylvan Sands and Chidiya Tapu Beach are some of the major tourist attractions of Andaman Nicobar islands.
The Chidiya Tapu Beach is one of the famous places that offer bulk of sea shells. Some crafts like table lamps, ashtrays, bangles, decorative boxes or show pieces are the main products of Chidiya Tapu shell crafts. As far as accommodation is concerned, there are many guest houses located on a hillock offering excellent hospitality with best amenities.