Mount Harriet is about 55 km by road from Port Blair. It is the second highest peak in South Andamans, measuring 365 m high. Mount Harriet occupies a prominent place on the eco-tourism map of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands
. It was the summer headquarters of the Chief Commissioner during the British Raj. A captivating view of the outer islands and the sea is offered atop the hill. One can go trekking through the trail from Mt Harriet to
and view the forest life, flora and fauna. Trekking equipment and tents can be hired from Andaman Teal House. There is also a Forest Guest House
with beautiful huts.
Ferry services are available from Port Blair to this place. One can take a ferry service from the Chatnam wharf to Bamboo flat. From there one can take a vehicle to Mt Harriet.