(Last Updated on : 30-10-2020)
Mayabunder is the tourist hotspot accessible by road and sea from Port Blair
. This place of tourist attraction is located in the northern part of Middle Andaman Islands and covered at a distance of 242 kilometres by road and 130 kilometres by sea.
Mayabunder is the place of scenic beauty covered by the sea, known for its cultural eccentricity due to the presence of Burmese and East Pakistani (Bangladeshi) settlements.
Tourism in Mayabunder
The beaches of Mayabunder are covered with Mangrove forests
appeals the national and international tourists. The best beach of Mayabunder is Avis Island. Avis Island is a small and beautiful island. This place of coconuts and small sea fishes will be the photographer's choice. The sea-water is very calm, placid and clear. This beach of pristine beauty is a 30 minute boat ride from Mayabunder town. One of the most attractive tourist attraction spots in Mayabunder is Karmatang Beach. Karmatang Beach is 13 kilometers away from Mayabunder. Karmatang is also a nesting ground for turtles and if one is visiting during the December - February season. Other tourist spots in Mayabunder are Kalighat Creek and Diglipur
. Kalighat creek is situated on the way to Mayabunder. Diglipur is an interesting place to visit in Mayabunder. One needs to visit Pokhadera Beach, Austin Creek, Ray Hill, Austin X Island, Forest Museum, Anmol Driftwood Museum and many other tourist spots. A place of blissful beauty, Mayabunder in middle of Andaman and Nicobar Islands
allures thousands of tourists for a perfect weekend holiday. The mangrove
lined creeks, Karmatang Beach, Rampur Beach and many more. Each and every tour spots of Mayabunder are accessible by roadways or waterways from Mayabunder town. After Port Blair
, Mayabunder is the only other island having facility of harbouring passenger ships from the mainland. Mayabunder also consists a government college named Mahatma Gandhi
Mayabunder can easily be accessible by sea routes from Andaman main land. There are two boats for Mayabunder in a week. However many buses are available for Mayabunder everyday. It takes about 8-9 hours in the bus to reach Mayabunder from Port Blair.