Chidiya Tapu is a tiny fishing village situated at the southern most tip of South Andaman Island
. It is about 25 km from Port Blair
in Andaman District
Dotted with green mangroves and peaceful forest, it is a perfect place for nature lovers. The place is also famous for its 46 varieties of endemic birds, white spotted deer and seasonal orchids. This village has earned the name, Bird Island.
Chidiya Tapu Biological Park, Chidiya Tapu Beach, and the Sylvan Sands and Munda Pahar beaches are the prime attractions. The beaches are a paradise for collectors of sea shells because different varieties of colorful shells lie strewn all around.
A forest guesthouse, situated on the top of a hillock, provides a wonderful view of remote islands and flooded corals. Boat trips are arranged from Chidiya Tapu to Cinque Island.