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  • Trip introduction

    Visit the southern-most tip of the South Andaman Island and catch a glorious sunset over the Andaman Sea on this trek at Chidiya Tapu. You'll also visit the Kala Pathar beach to take a look at the black rocks adorning the pristine beach. The trek itself begins from Chidiya Tapu and takes you through a tropical rainforest, over a narrow, nature trail along the Andamans coast. The trail ends at the Munda Pahad where you'll get photogenic views of the ocean. On your way back from Munda Pahad, you'll stop at Chidiya Tapu to catch the crimson sunset dipping into the Andaman Sea.

    NOTE: A minimum of 2 travellers are required to book this sunset trek at Chidiya Tapu.

    Destination

    Munda Pahad, your destination on this sunset trek at Chidiya Tapu, is a small hill on the southern-most tip of the South Andaman Island. The vantage point, overlooking the vast expanse of the sea, gives awe-inspiring views with its strategic location. The trek begins from Chidiya Tapu, a small fishing village, best known for being one of the best view points to grab a relaxing view of the sunset.

    Destination highlights

    Trek to the Munda Pahad, a lesser known spot in Andamans. | Hike over a trail through deep, tropical rainforests. | Visit southern-most tip of the South Andaman Island. | Get beautiful views of the sunset at Chidiya Tapu.

    Activity Details

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    Trip details
  • Go trekking at Chidiya Tapu!

    You'll be picked up from your hotel or accommodation at Port Blair by 13:00 hrs. A 1-hr drive from Port Blair will take you to the small fishing village of Chidiya Tapu, through small hills and forests. En route, you'll also stop at the Kala Pathar beach to take a look at the black rocks adorning the beach.

    Upon reaching Chidiya Tapu, you'll get down from the vehicle and begin trekking to the Munda Pahad. A 1-hr trek through the forest, along the Andaman coast, will take you to the southern-most tip of the South Andaman islands. Spend some time at Munda Pahad and turn back for Chidiya Tapu. You'll trek back to arrive just in time to watch a glorious sunset from Chidiya Tapu. Board vehicles to get dropped-off at your hotel or accommodation at Port Blair. Your trip ends here.

    Day 1 Milestone

    Port Blair

    Port Blair

    13:00 PM

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  • Cancellation policy

    All cancellations made 15 days or more before the scheduled sunset trek at Chidiya Tapu: 50% refund.

    All cancellations made less than 15 days before the scheduled sunset trek at Chidiya Tapu: no refund.

    In case of no show: no refund.

    All refunds will be processed after deducting a transaction fee of INR 200 per person. This fee is charged by The Great Next.

    Rules on trip

    Consumption of alcohol, drugs, tobacco products and cigarettes is strictly prohibited during this sunset trek at Chidiya Tapu.

    Travellers are required to treat the local culture with respect and avoid littering, defacing property and monuments and causing general disturbance.

    Travellers are required to follow instructions of the trek leader during this sunset trek to Chidiya Tapu.

    Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

    The tour operator takes utmost care to ensure safety of the travellers and shall not be held responsible for any mishap, accident or loss of life during the sunset trek at Chidiya Tapu.

    The tour operator reserves the right to cancel or alter the itinerary of the sunset trek to Chidiya Tapu due to any unforeseen circumstances like bad weather. Any extra costs incurred due to such changes are borne by the traveller.
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  • Includes / Excludes

    Includes

    • Pick-up and drop-off between your hotel in Port Blair-Chidiya Tapu

    • Services of experienced trek leader
    • All government permits and charges
    • All applicable taxes

    Excludes

    • Travel arrangements between home city-your hotel in Port Blair

    • Any meals or accommodation, throughout the trip
    • Any costs arising out of unforeseen circumstances such as bad weather, road blocks etc.
    • Personal expenses such as meals or beverages, apparel and gear etc.
    • Anything not mentioned in inclusions

    What to Wear

    What to Wear

    • Track pants and t-shirts/shirts
    • Raincoat or poncho
    • Trekking shoes
    • Not to wear - Expensive jewellery or watches
    • Heavy denims or skirt
    • Slippers or sandals

    What not to Wear

    • Loose clothing that will tangle around you while swimming
    • Restrictive clothing
    • Flip-flops

    Equipment / Gear

    We Provide

    • Shared vehicles for transport between Port Blair-Chidiya Tapu
    • Any equipment required for trekking

    You need to get

    • Rucksack
    • ID proof
    • Towel or napkins
    • Dry snacks (biscuits, energy bars etc.)
    • Water bottle
    • Camera
    • Energy drinks (Glucon D, Gatorade etc.)

    Medical Kit

    • Specific personal or prescribed medication
    • Personal first-aid kit