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Ever dreamed of visiting Indira Point the most southern part of India? Why don’t you discover it on your own this winter instead of checking it out on Google? If you are still thinking of Kanyakumari, you are wrong! Actually, it’s Indira Point on Nicobar Island which is the real southernmost tip of our country. It is well located in the exotic Great Nicobar rainforests. It’s the right time to add Indira Point to your bucket list.

Located in Great Nicobar Tehsil and Nicobar District of Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Indira Point falls under Laxminagar Panchayat. It was once called Parsons Point or Pygmalion Point since inception. Later on, late P.M. Rajiv Gandhi renamed it after his mother as Indira Point. Indira Point is also known as the southernmost tip of the territory of India.

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Why Visit Indira Point?

Located on Campbell Bay, which has a Gurudwara and is also called “Mini Punjab”, Indira Point is one of the less-visited tourist attractions in Andaman. Campbell Bay is a village that is open to tourists in Great Nicobar. It is also considered as one of the most lesser-known places in India. You can witness the beautiful nature in Indira Point. The lighthouse in Indira Point is one of the most beautiful in the world.

If you haven’t seen any lighthouse in your life, Indira Point is truly a visual treat to your eyes. This beach is covered by dense greens on one side and tranquil blue waters on the other side. Indira Point has been well regarded with a unique experience that comes once in a lifetime. It is always better to visit this attraction at sunset and explore the tranquil beauty of the ocean while walking on the beach.

You can witness the forest on this island which is filled with deciduous trees and awesome mangroves. In addition, the seclusion of Indira Point attracts some of the beautiful flora and fauna species. Some of the most attractive wildlife species found here are giant robber crab, crab-eating macaque, reticulated python, giant leatherback turtle, saltwater crocodile, and Nicobar serpent eagle. You can easily witness them in their own habitat.

Some Interesting Facts you should know about Indira Point

● Arichalamamanai is connected to Rameshwaram through a 23 km long strip which is believed to have existed over the ages as part of Ramsetu. You can witness the vast ocean at the end of Arichalamamanai.

● The lighthouse in Indira Point helps sea vessels by illuminating the path to ships heading to Malaysia and Malacca.

● You can have a magical view of the Bay of Bengal from India Point and feel the strong breeze coming straight from the Bay of Mannar. There is a story behind it related to Lord Rama. Once he was looking for the path to cross the ocean to reach Lanka. But the sea didn’t allow him to do that. He made the ocean dry by lifting up his bow. Later on, the sea waves became calm on one side and made way for him. Since then, Ram Setu is located on this site.

● Earlier, Indira Point was called Pygmalion Point. Indira Gandhi, who was the Prime Minister of India, visited this place on February 19, 1984. On October 10, 1985, Rajiv Gandhi visited this place and renamed it to Indira Point on the official ceremony after her death.

● Indira Point is located only 20 km from Talaimannar Island of Sri Lanka.

● The last town in the Indian Territory is Dhanuskodi. After this village, there is no other civilization, except a well-paved road to Ramsetu.

● This location has been geographically changed when the tsunami hit in December 2004. Due to this phenomenon, India Point’s height has been cut to 4.25m.

● Only four families live here in this place according to Census 2011. There are only 27 people in these families with around 85% of literacy rate.

● Indira Point is located around 47m above sea level.

● The Union Territory of Andaman has a national park named “Galathea national park”.

● Port Blair is the only airport in Andaman and Nicobar Islands.

Getting There
Reaching Indira Point is not that easy because of its isolated location. But, still here are some of the ways to get there –

By Air – Veer Savarkar International Airport, Port Blair is the closest airport to reach Indira Point. There is a leading national helicopter “Pawan Hans” which takes flights through the different Andaman Islands. You can easily get there through this helicopter. However, the prices vary by season. You need to get details by contacting the Director of Civil Aviation (03192-230480).

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An aerial view of the damaged coast of Indira Point, India’s southernmost point, 600 km (about 375 miles) south of Port Blair, in the Andaman and Nicobar archipelago March 1, 2005. The tsunami which swamped Asian coastlines just over two months ago not only
killed thousands of people in India’s Andaman and Nicobar islands, it also hurt a vital part of the country’s defenses. The picture was taken on March 1, 2005. REUTERS/Sucheta Das Die Landzunge Indira Point auf Car Nicobar, die den s¸dlichsten Ort des indischen Staatsgebietes bildet, versank w‰hrend des Tsunami 2004 im Meer. Der Leuchtturm is Indira Point steht wie ein Mahnmal im Wasser.

By Rail – Chennai is located around 1300 km from Port Blair and it is also the nearest railway station to Indira Point. So, the flight is the fastest way to get to Port Blair from Chennai which takes around 2 hours. On reaching there, you can take Pawanhans.

By Road – Indira Point has no direct road connectivity from Port Blair. But a roadway is being built from Zero Point in Campbell Bay to Indira Point which is 56 km long.

Due to the lack of proper knowledge among tourists about Indira Point and its isolated location, only a few tourists visit this place. If you want to explore its beauty and purity, you should plan ahead.

We hope you liked the interesting facts and other details about this lesser-known destination of Andaman, Indira Point. In order to visit Andaman Tourism, you can choose from different Andaman tour packages at Andaman Bliss.

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How to Select a Private Jet Charter

When you are choosing a private jet charter, you will need to check out the best quality, consistency, and service-perfect quality. These days, people are looking at developing their overall travel experience and so they look at completely customizing their flight preferences. When chartering private aircraft, you will have to check out few extra services that are being offered. Value-added services such as customized catering, and on-ground transportation are always good. In addition, you also need concierge services for spas, hotels, and fun.

Tips For Choosing The Best Private Jet Charter

When choosing the Private Jets, you will have to 1st check out the parent website and look for services offered by the private aircraft rental company. Along with the services, you may also want to know about the price. Some websites may have the prices listed and few may not have it. Always check for hidden prices when you are searching the excellent jet chartering services. Although there are some restrictions on the Private Jets or Jet charters, you will have to specify any particular travel requirements that you may have.

Usually, a smaller private jet charter would not have any flight attendants, but if you want them, you may have to pay some extra price. In some Private Jets, you can even pick the flight attendants. When booking the executive jet charters, you will have to check the methods of booking. Some jet charters may allow booking on phone and for some, you will have to create an online payment 1st.

On the aircraft charter agent websites, you will get all the information on the kind of aircraft, the age of the aircraft, and other specifications of the aircraft. Your security is the main purpose of these companies and they will assure that all the security checks are complete before you fly to your target. There are various jet chartering services available these days that will provide their clients all that they need. You have a wide variety to pick from, make the most of it, and choose the good Aircraft Charter form https://midamericajet.com/services/private-jet-charters/nashville-tn/. Some aircraft charter services will give you great discounts if you are a frequent flier.

It is suggested that if you are traveling to and from a destination generally, utilize only one aircraft charter service. In this way, you can also get the best discount on flying deals. Most Private Jet Charter services these days are doing great business as more and more people are planning to travel with ease. The costs offered by the Private Jet Charter services are also very cheap these days.

You want to check with the Private Jet Charter service if they are offering the following:

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* Complete, in-depth security reports on your charter operators

* Instant access pilots experience and historical security ratings

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If you are traveling to a faraway place and you need to travel in style, check out midamericajet for good deals on private jet charters. Furthermore, you will also receive comprehensive information on jet chartering services.

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Travel Business Class!

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The modern-day nightmare of travel planning has become a place of complicated bookings, disruptive check-ins, and endless checklists, so it’s no surprise countless travelers find organizing a holiday a stressful experience.

Nearly 67% of vacationers in American have become stressed due to ‘information overload’ when researching the many options involved in a holiday booking and nearly two in five travelers become stressed about scheduling activities to do during their trip.

With so many Americans feeling stressed before they even reach the airport, countless have taken the choice to start using specialist travel advisors to make every part of their holiday as enjoyable as possible.

So, to help you make the decision and stay informed we have included a list of advantages to having one of our travelbuisnessclass.com specialist travel advisors plan the perfect trip for you!

Advantages of using a travel advisor for the perfect trip.

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By using a travel advisor, you have 24-hour access to an industry expert every day of the year, who with their unique contacts and local knowledge will not only be able to provide you with great regional advice but will also be able to give you a personalized customer experience that is suited to your busy daily schedule and lifestyle.

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Our travel advisors not only have years of experience within the travel and airline industry that helps them to provide you with great first-hand advice on your location but also means that we have access to some of the most exclusive and discounted business class tickets available thanks to our industry contacts.

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With years of industry expertise and select contact, our travel advisors have access to some of the most discounted business class fares at most major airline companies and we can provide you a deluxe flying experience with improved seating and service that costs less, helping your holiday get off to a flying start unlike any other.

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4. Customized itineraries to suit you and your budget

By working directly with you, our expert travel advisors can not only design the perfect holiday travel itinerary that is catered to your exact needs but also with our exceptional industry contacts, we can create a diverse and varied travel plan that fits perfectly within your budget, letting you enjoy more for less!

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While many companies have turned to use travel itinerary planning computer programs for their customers, we have stayed in line with our core values and ensure that all of our clients have access to a personal advisor. By doing this our advisors can not only take into consideration your every need and preference but can also provide an abundance of first-hand travel tips for your location and help your holiday have that personal touch.

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8 Proven Tips to Have a Sound Sleep During a Long-Haul International Flight

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8 Proven Tips to Have a Sound Sleep During a Long-Haul International Flight

There’s nothing worse than a 12-hours long international flight across the ocean and your eyes wide-open throughout the journey with no hope of sleep.

Deprived of sleep, you will experience significant jetlag for at least two days. And, this could be a problem regardless of whether you are headed out on a family vacation or an International client presentation.

While having a sound sleep on an aeroplane is challenging, some practical tips help you ease some discomfort.

So, read on as we put forth proven tips for you to enjoy good sleep during a long International flight.

#1 Overcome Your Phobia of Flying

First things first, if you have a fear of flying, then you will probably be anxious during the trip. And, anxiety won’t let you sleep. There are several ways to fight anxiety but the most effective one being enrolling on an online fearless-flyer program.

An effective fear of flying course includes lectures from veteran flight captains and crew members that will help you deal with your claustrophobia, fear of heights, panic attacks, and fear of turbulence.

By undergoing the course, you will be able to deal with your fear permanently, so that the next time you fly with confidence.

#2 Choose Your Seat Wisely

The window seat is the most preferred pick if you have plans to sleep during your entire trip. Since the seat is against the wall of the aeroplane, you can lean on it.

You will have more space and won’t be nudged by your neighbour thus you can easily drift off. Those in the aisle and middle seat are often jolted by other passengers. Also, you will have some control of the window shade.

Think twice about opting for an exit row seat.  Yes, you will get the extra room space, but the exit row seats do not recline.

#3 Skip the Caffeine

3 Skip the Caffeine

Especially, for a daytime flight — even when the slightest ray of light through the window is a distraction— you should stay clear of caffeine. You will find it baffling to sleep if the caffeine is coursing through the veins.

Avoid the temptation to have a cup of coffee before boarding the plane. Stick to water or lemonade and no alcohol.

#4 Bring Noise-Canceling Headphones

For better sleep, you need to drown out all the surrounding noises. High-quality noise-cancelling headphones are effective at preventing disturbance caused by the kids in the back seats or the chatting passengers.

Opt for wireless headphones which are Bluetooth enabled so that you can play the music via your smartphone. 

#5 Hydrate

You need to understand there is a fine line between staying hydrated on a long-haul flight and distributing your co-passengers now and then as you rush to the restroom.

But, during the long flight, you may get dehydrated if you are not taking enough fluids. Dehydration can lead to headaches and nausea eventually disturb sleep.

Do not count on beer for hydration.

#6 Bring an Eye Mask

Bring an Eye Mask

The more you can block external plane elements such as plane noise and light, the more quickly you will fall asleep.

Buy an eye mask that blocks the lights from your neighbour’s laptop screen, also easily contours to your face for great comfort.

#7 Watch What You Eat

Avoid foods that are heavy on carbs and no spicy stuff, as such foods cause indigestion. The ingestion may cause anxiety which may not let you sleep.

You know your body better, so eat what is easy to digest and comfortable on the body before heading on to sleep.

#8 Pack a Pillow

Yes, the crew may give you a pillow, airline pillows are not too comfortable. You will sleep better and more comfortably if you bring your pillow.

Opt for a pillow that supports your slides. It would be helpful if your seat does not have a recliner option.

Final Piece of Advice

If all the above fails, there are several options for over-the-counter medicine to assist you in sleep. Take medicine prescribed by your doctor. Do a ground test to be assured that there are side effects before you pop the pill while on the aeroplane.

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