Wildlife in Andaman & Nicobar

A popular holiday destination, Andaman and Nicobar Islands are no stranger to rich wildlife. The Islands houses unique dense evergreen tropical rain forest and some of the rarest species of animals and plants making it is an ideal destination for nature lovers. In the Islands, you will find many wildlife reserves filled with beautiful animals and birds, in fact, the Islands are also known for being a bird watching destination. Covered with lush grasslands, these Islands have around 270 species of birds including 14 endemic birds and Nicobar Pigeons which is a popular and most viewed bird in the islands.

This best destination to visit is filled with many National Parks like Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park in Port Blair which is a man-made park. Mount Harriet National Park is one of the most fascinating and most visited national parks in the Islands. Campbell Bay National Park is rich in aquatic life and it also provides camping facilities for adventure lovers. North Button Island National Park is surrounded by the rich presence of diverse animal species, you are bound to encounter rarest of the species here. Besides the National Parks, some worth visiting Wildlife Sanctuaries are Arial Island Wildlife Sanctuary, Belle Island Wildlife Sanctuary, Blister Island Wildlife Sanctuary, Brush Island Wildlife Sanctuary and Clyde Island Wildlife Sanctuary.

Andaman & Nicobar at a Glance