Mayabunder Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Mayabunder is a town and a county (tehsil) in the northern part of Middle Andaman Island, Andaman Archipelago, India. The name is also spelled Maya Bunder or Maya Bandar. As of 2001 of which 3182 were in the town.It was settled in the British colonial period by immigrants from Myanmar and Bangladesh and ex-convicts.
Mayabunder is a waystation for several tourist attractions, such as mangrove lined tidal creeks, the beach at Avis Island (30 minutes by boat), and Karamatang Beach (13 km), a sea turtle nesting ground. Port Blair and Mayabunder are the only ports that can harbour passenger ships from mainland India.
Mayabunder has a public college named Mahatma Gandhi Government College.
Karmatang Beach Andaman is a beautiful, serene beach that is also known as the turtle paradise of the nation.Situated at a distance of 12 kilometers from Mayabunder in the northern section of Middle Andaman, is the serene Karmatang beach.This beach, with crystal clear water and rich coral reserve is a turtle nesting ground and also has mangrove line creeks for nature lovers.
Aves Island Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Aves is a perfect destination for basking in the sun and sea water by simply sitting in the water. The tall, thick coconut trees provide shade which saves you from scorching heat. Snorkeling is also a great activity.
Ray bill at a distance of 20 minutes boat ride from Mayabunder jetty, houses an Eco Village developed and maintained by ANIFPDCL. The facilities available include eco guesthouses, wilderness trail, and elephant safari, rock climbing for children, angling, and small library. An Ideal place for family tourists.
Located on the outskirts of Port Blair, Forest Museum is a famous attraction for its wide collection related to forest and the assortment of trees. This prominent museum is a must visit place in Port Blair and it is managed by the forest department of Andaman and Nicobar Islands. The Forest Museum is located inside the Chatham Saw Mill Complex. This attraction is at a distance of about 10 kilometres from central Port Blair.