Introduction:

Saddle Peak National park located in Andaman and Nicobar Islands, a union territory of India. This National Park is spread over an area of 85.49 square kilometers.

History:

Andaman and Nicobar Administration has established this national park in the year 1979 to protect different species of wild animals.

Flora:

Saddle Peak National Park area comprises luxuriant lush green and thick tropical rain forests. Floristic combination of the park includes different species of trees and plants such as Scolopia pusilla and Cleistanthus robustus etc.

Fauna:

Saddle Peak National Park has a wide range of wild animal species include Andaman wild pig, water monitor lizard and salt water crocodile etc. Marine fauna found in the park area include whales and Dolphins etc. Avifauna found in the park includes Andaman hill mynah a nd imperial pigeon etc.

Activities:

The region is as famous for adventure activities like trekking, hiking, snorkeling and scuba diving.

Best time to visit:

The climate here is typically oceanic. Temperature usually varies between 20–30 °C Best time to visit the park is during the months of November to March. The island experiences a bulk of the total annual rainfall from the months of June to October; hence it is advisable not to plan a trip to the Andaman Island around this time.

Timings:

Visitors are advised to get in touch with officials of the sanctuary for complete information entry timings and fee. Usually this Park remains open from 12:00 am to 12:00 pm.

Accommodation:

Visitors are advised to get in touch with us to get know about accommodation and other facilities along with charges.

Getting There:

By Air: The nearest airports is in Port Blair city in Andaman and Nicobar Islands.

By Rail: There is no railway station in North Andaman Island.

By Road: The Saddle Peak National Park is well connected by roads. Visitors can reach the park from Port Blair city, which is approximately 300 km (186 miles) away.