National Parks in Andaman Nicobar are generally one of the 572 emerald islands scattered over Indian Ocean. Wildlife in Andaman is rich and many are unexplored by tourists since they are not reachable by common man and tourists. Andaman and Nicobar is a group of hundred of islands with rich diversity of Flora and Fauna. Quite Few National Park of Andaman are known to tourists and people. Some are too small while some are quite large. With rich marine life, enchanting bird species, reef, under sea wealth , Wildlife of Andaman Islands are surely mesmerizing. Andaman isalnds have around 2200 varieties of plants, out of which 200 are considered as endemic, around 50 species of mammals, 26 species of rodents , 270 species of birds and lot more. You can also find about 225 species of beautiful butterflies.
Some of the most famous and visited National Parks and Wild Life Sanctuaries in Andaman are Great Nicobar Biosphere Reserve, Saddle Peak National Park, Marine National Park, Mount Harriet National Park and more. November to March are considered as best time to visit Andaman National Parks.
It is the largest island sanctuary in the Andaman and Nicobar Island. Surrounded by dense forest area and close to the beach, there is no permanent human inhabitation on the island. It is covered by semi evergreen forest and the remaining area harbours mangroves and littoral forests. This wildlife sanctuary with its unbelievable flora and fauna will not disappoint you. The scenic beauty of the place is delight.
Landfall Island Wildlife Sanctuary gives an opportunity to travellers to observe animals in their natural habitat. Tropical rain forest mangroves covers the most of the forest here. Also there are various tribes who lives in the island.
It is adjacent to Campbell bay National Park, it houses some rare flora and fauna that is not found elsewhere. Part of the larger Great Nicobar Biosphere Reserve the Galathea National Park is not only an adventure but also a life changing experience, it gives the traveller a rare opportunity to be one with nature.
Saddle Peak has become a hot spot for naturalist in the recent years. This national park is famous for some of the most endangered and rare species of flora and fauna. Vegetation found in this Park is unique and is rarely found in the national parks of mainland India.
Located on the Great Nicobar Islands, Campbell Bay National Park is rich in aquatic life and houses a wide range of flora and fauna. It has lush greenery with tropical evergreen forest having orchids and tree ferns.
The summer headquarters of the Chief Commissioner during British Raj, Mount Harriet is the most exotic and one of the most visited national park in Andaman Island. Travellers admire this place for its peaceful environment and breath taking views of sea from the peak. One can trek upto Madhuban through a natural trail. The pleasant ambience of this national park renders an unforgettable tour experience to travellers.
It is a man made park in which a huge variety of flora and fauna is kept inside in the form of samples. The area is dotted with islands , most of them within visual distance from each other. The adventurists gang up to go kayaking in glass bottom boats, snorkelling or scuba diving to relish the coral reefs and colourful marine life.
North Button Island National Park is often visited for the rich presence of diverse animal species here. Important fauna species found in the park include Dugong, Dolphin, Water Monitor Lizard.