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Last Updated: 09 Sep 2020
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Things to do in Chennai

Beach Bonfire and Camping, Bird Watching near Pulicat Lake, Visiting the Marina beach, Walkthrough Thalankuppam Pier, Water sports in Muttukadu, Fun Rides in MGM Dizzee World, Heritage Tour to Royapuram Fishing Harbour and many more exciting options.


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Being a great part of history, you do not have to think about What to do in Chennai. It was a significant place in the British era and gained a lot of attention which in turn left a lot of historical monuments in the city like forts, temples, churches, mosques and more. Besides this, the city is edging the Bay of Bengal so one can expect a lot of serene beaches in the area where you can indulge in different water sports and have a walk.

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After visiting distinct places there are a lot of amazing activities in Chennai which can give you amazing experiences like camping on the edge of one of the calm beaches and lighting a bonfire at night. Moreover, you can engage in treks to various waterfalls. And then you can buy some souvenirs from the local market and try some traditional food to make your Chennai Trip memorable.

Must Do Things in Chennai

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  • If you are looking for some camping option than this tour is the perfect fit for you.
  • Get a chance to spend some time with nature under the clear night sky while you head out for this tour.
  • Reach your destination and then head out to the beach where you can witness the glorious sunset.
  • Laze around the beach as you walk unshod or indulge in some beach activity like volleyball and frisbee
  • Feel the thrill as the salty breeze touches your face.
  • The scenic beauty of the whole place will cure you from within.
  • In the nightfall camp under the billion night sky and gaze at the stars.
  • Enjoy a chit chat with your friends by the beach fire. 
  • Delight in a delicious meal before retiring for the night and wake up to a beautiful sunrise next day.
  • Conclude your tour after 2 days and 1 night and return back home with a bagful of memories.
  • Kovalam beach camping - 1.5 hours away from Chennai city 
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Revel around the Marina Beach

Revel around the Marina Beach

One of the famous coastlines of Chennai, Marina Beach is best known for its breath taking view and serene surroundings. Nested within the city premises, the placid beauty of the beachfront, the rolling waves and the picturesque surroundings attract almost everyone visiting this kaleidoscopic city! With a coastline of around 13km, Marina Beach has bagged the title of being the second largest beach in the world; well, this makes it a must visit places in Chennai.

Being one of the most popular tourist spots in the city, this place is calling people to discover it in its raw form. Be it the azure waters, soft sands and the openness of the ocean, Marina Beach is sure to keep you enchanted with its alluring charm and appeal. Enjoy your vacation at this spellbinding seashore along with your family and friends; you will surely cherish these moments for a lifetime!

Check out the best beach resorts in Chennai, that makes a perfect place to stay by the shores.

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Take a Walk through Thalankuppam Pier

Take a Walk through Thalankuppam Pier
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Thalankuppan, a small fishing hamlet located in the northern part of Chennai, is another mind soothing destination that will leave you with a therapeutic experience! A quaint and silent destination near the metropolis, this is the village where the Thalankuppam River meets the sea. An ideal place for the peace and silence lovers, the pier in this region is one of the must to visit locations.

Extremely popular with the South Indian Film Industry, a walk along this pier is one of the best things to do in Chennai. Visit this spot during the morning or evening and you can witness the golden rays of the sun paying hide and seek with the sparkling waves. Take a walk through the Thalankuppam Pier, feel the tranquillity that exists here and curate some of the memorable moments of your holiday.

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The Country Club Jade Beach Resort is located on the East Coast Road, the property spread in about 3.5 acres of the coastal area is known for having the best pristine stretch of beaches.

The resort offers many amazing facilities like a beautiful modern swimming pool with a separate kiddy pool, a 24-hour cafe where the deck faces the open sea. With a refreshing welcome drink, access to the private beach, indoor and outdoor games to enjoy (Beach volleyball, beach cricket, basketball, badminton, Table Tennis, Carom, Chess, and Snooker), buffet lunch and hi-tea with snacks, this day out is suitable for people of all age groups.

The resort also features banquet halls, and massage & spa facilities making the place a perfect retreat for anyone and everyone. Be it private or corporate day outs, the place is perfect for all and welcomes all.

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How to Reach:
The resort is easily accessible through public or private transportation.

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Stroll around Elliot’s Beach

Stroll around Elliot’s Beach

Named after Edward Elliot, the then Governor of Madras; Elliot’s Beach is another exciting beach destination in Chennai. Not far from the city premises this stunning beach marks the end of Marina Beach and is located in the Besant Nagar.

Also known as the ‘Bessie’ or ‘Besant Nagar Beach’, it is one of the most popular destinations among the locals. Owing to the Pictorial beauty, calm and tranquil surroundings, easy accessibility and the lesser amount of crowd within this sandy retreat, it is also gaining popularity among the tourists who prefers to avoid the rush and stay away from the crowd. A walk along the long stretches of Eliot’s Beach will not only pamper your sense, but will also take you to the ‘Schmidt Memorial’ that serves as a major landmark to the city.

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The Eastern Ghats of India are waiting to be explored for all their worth and all the attractions that they hide in their folds. One such jewel that must be explored is is the Tada Waterfall trek. Located near the Oneness Temple in the Chittoor District of Andhra Pradesh, the Ubbalamadugu Falls or the Tada Falls are more on the spectacular side when we talk about their beauty.

Located in a forest called the Siddulaiah Kona, the falls are often linked to the Hindu god, Lord Shiva, and this relationship with the god attracts a large number of people here on Shivratri who come here to watch the multi cascade waterfall with an amazing pool at the bottom. 

Completely safe to take a dip and enjoy around, the place is also a great place for a day out or picnic. The trek starts from the campsite on a small beach near a village. You spend a night here before making your way to the waterfall. Once here, the trail becomes rocky and full of boulders, which one has to climb in order to reach the top of the fall. 

Timings- Arrive at the beach campsite at about 6 PM.

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Enjoy Nature Photography at Ubbalamadugu Falls

Enjoy Nature Photography at Ubbalamadugu Falls

Set out the water baby in you and explore this exquisite tourist spot in Chennai with a visit to the Ubbalamadugu Falls. Around 35km from the metropolis, this stunning cascade flows graciously in the forests of Siddulaiah Kona and truly makes for a must to experience site.

In addition to the opulent beauty and appeal of the waterfall, it also serves as a sacred place among the Hindus; devotees visit this cascade during ‘Maha Shivratri’ and offer puja. Visit this falls, witness the  magical beauty it creates as the splashing water hits the base; unravel the best of the nature’s bountiful beauty while being a shutterbug and capturing some of the best clicks of your life!

Love trekking? Choose from the best places for trekking near Chennai.

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Fun Rides in MGM Dizee World

Fun Rides in MGM Dizee World

For those of you that love amusement parks and water sports, MGM Dizee World is the place to be in Chennai. With some of the most entertaining rides and water slides, a fun-filled day in this amusement park is also among the best things to do in Chennai with your kids.

It is a destination that keeps the visitors engaged throughout the day. Water World of this park is something that every visitor of MGM Dizee World looks forward to explore in Chennai. If you are looking for some fun and exciting things on your way to Chennai, you now know where to go! 

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Visit Mahabalipuram

Visit Mahabalipuram

The modern state of Mahabalipuram; a weekend getaway near Chennai, was established in the year 1827 and has a pre-history from the time of Pallavas. The town is an historical venture which attracts maximum number of tourists flocking Chennai, and keeps them engaged with its ancient architecture. With several temples and monuments in the town, this place gained much popularity among the visitors; it is a hub for the history, culture, architecture and archaeology enthusiasts.

On your visit to this historic town, you can visit many of the ancient temples that has deities like Lord Krishna and other Gods and Goddesses; temple caves dedicated other deities can also be  visited within the town. Among the other major attractions in Mahabalipuram, there are enchanting Pancha Rathas, Krishna's Butter Ball, Mahabalipuram Beach and several others. Owing to its opulent beauty and religious importance, the range of temples and other historical monuments in Mahabalipuram has now been declared as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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Heritage Tour to Royapuram Fishing Harbour

Heritage Tour to Royapuram Fishing Harbour
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Being a coastline, Chennai has enough and more destinations for a sea food lover. One of them, Royapuram Fishing Harbour is the place where one can experience the exhilarating and buzzing life of a fish market and nearby harbour. It is one such places in Chennai, where you can have a glimpse of the daily life of the locals and their fishing cultures.

An absolute delight for the fish lovers, it is best visited at dusk when the entire harbour gets lighted up with the majestic sea reflecting them back! A visit to this quaint and bustling fishing village is one of the best things to do in Chennai and get introduced with some of the heritage and cultures of the city.

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Spend your day in a splendid way at the Chariot Beach Resort, considered as one of the most premier beach resorts in Chennai. Located on the outskirts of the holy town of Mahabalipuram, the resort takes you away from the hustle and bustle of the city.

The location stretches for about 42 acres and occupies great serenity and comfort. Facing the open seas, the resort has some great features that make it one of the most cherishable resorts in the region. Chariot Beach Resort Mahabalipuram is ideal for a day out with friends, corporate outings or private celebrations.

You can enjoy the day out with various team building games and with access to the swimming pool. The activities include exciting games like Lawn tennis, Basketball, cricket, football, beach volleyball. This package includes a refreshing welcome drink, 2 hrs neighbourhood obstacle course along with safety equipment and event coordinator. Besides, you also get to savour on buffet lunch, tea/coffee with snacks and get access to a private beach.

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The Chariot Beach resort is located at a distance of 2.3 km from Mahabalipuram. You can reach the spot with the help of private and public transportation.

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Day Out at Chariot Beach Resort: Includes a day out session with a welcome drink, lunch and hi-tea along with activities, access to the swimming pool and other resort amenities.
Minimum number of people required: 2

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- Children below 6 years of age are not charged for the package.
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Location: Othavadi, Royapettah, Tamil Nadu

Timings: 09:30 AM - 06:00 PM

Get ready to enjoy a perfect day out at the Golden Sun Beach Resort is a resort where you witness nature at its best. Explore the beautifully decorated surroundings of the Golden Sun Beach Resort and spend memorable moments with friends and family.

The day out at the Golden Sun Beach Resort brings you an amazing chance to utilize the provision of spacious lawn, tennis court and play area and carry out a wide variety of indoor-outdoor activities such as cricket, shuttle, beach volleyball, beach cricket, etc. Also, you would be given the facility of parking within the premises. 

Besides, you get to savor on delicious lunch and enjoy a high-tea session. A welcome drink would also be served to you when you reach the premises.

Suitable for: All age Family and Corporate Outing

How to reach: 
The best way to reach Golden Sun Beach Resort Chennai resort is by own transport or any public transport.

Package Offered:
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Day out at Golden Sun Beach Resort: Includes day out session with lunch and Hi-Tea along with indoor and outdoor activities. Also includes other resort amenities and parking facility.

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If walking on the golden sands of the beaches of Mahabalipuram spells your perfect day out, then the Ideal Beach Resort, Chennai is ready to bring you exactly that. 
Featuring their own private beach by the Bay of Bengal and many other beach specific facilities that will make you fall in love with this place at the very first site, the resort promises the perfect day by the sea. 
Located just 2 kms from the bustling heritage city of Mahabalipuram, the place is a heaven for those looking for some time away from the bustles. this proximity to a number of UNESCO world heritage sites only increases the charm that this place carries. 
Tastefully decorated and well equipped, the resort package offers you access to their private beach, many beachside games like Volleyball, Lawn Tennis  etc., a welcome drink, buffet lunch (Veg and Non-Veg), and evening tea/coffee with a hot snack.
Other facilities on the resort include the amazing swimming experience and soothing spa on the property, alongside great spaces for conferences and corporate day outs, making the resort an instant favourite of everyone looking for the perfect getaway. Be it business or personal, this getaway will become the most cherishable forever.

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Other Things To Do in Chennai

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Water sports in Muttukadu

Water sports in Muttukadu

Adorned with lush greenery and wonderful landscapes, Muttukadu is a small town that is famous for its serene beauty and enchanting back waters. The place is also known for some of the exciting water activities that keeps the adventure junkies enthral during their Chennai tour! Amidst the extremely elegant and historical traditions of this metropolis, here is a chance for you to let yourself loose and dive into the water adventure sports at Muttukadu.

Some of the activities that you can enjoy at this destination are kayaking, boating, canoeing and surfing. The most popular among all the activities that are organized here is windsurfing regatta, which is generally scheduled during the month of February.

Don't miss any of the amazing adventure sports to take in Chennai if you are looking for some thrill.  

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Witness the Lords in Puri Jagannath Temple

Witness the Lords in Puri Jagannath Temple

Dedicated to the divine trinity of Lord Jagannath, Baladeva and Subhadra, Puri Jagannath Temple in Chennai is another attraction for the devotees of these deities. The wonderfully carved temple is astonishingly stunning and engages all its tourists in its intimate splendour.

Built according to the Kalinga architecture, the temple is a mirror that reflects great art and architectural designs of ancient times. Granites and white marbles that decorate the temple make the stone carvings look much prettier and splendid. It also has separate shrines that are dedicated to Lord Shiva, Ganesha and Bimala which can be visited by the tourists. The annual festival of this magnificent temple is something all devotees and tourists look forward to attend as it showcases the Rathayatra; one of the most prominent rituals of the festival. 

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Visit San Thome Cathedral

Visit San Thome Cathedral

Built during the Portuguese rule in Chennai, what was earlier called Madras, San Thome Cathedral is one of the most popular shrines in Tamil Nadu. Built in the neo-gothic style, this church is beautifully decorated with amazing architecture that will leave every traveller spell bound.

Believed to be built on the grave of St Thomas, it was recently declared as a ‘National Shrine’ by the Catholic Bishops Conference of India. A major religious centre for the catholic, it has also become one of the most sought after tourist destinations in Chennai. 

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Revelry in Choki Dhani

Revelry in Choki Dhani

A heart-warming Rajasthani treat in the heart of Chennai! Well, if this unbelievable, you must visit Choki Dhani within the city. A park themed on the culture, heritage and traditions of Rajasthan, it is the perfect example that shows how the Indian states are connected with a single thread.

Though located in one of the extreme south corner of the corner, this unique park has all the essence and flavours of North India, and offers a lively glimpse of the vibrant and colourful lands of Rajasthan. While activities like camel ride, bullock cart ride, head massage and boating within the park will keep you immersed in unlimited fun and excitement, its range of delicious Rajasthani vegetarian cuisines and authentic cultural shows will make your stay memorable in Choki Dhani!

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Feel the Spirituality of St Thomas Mount Church

Feel the Spirituality of St Thomas Mount Church

Located atop a small hill, St Thomas Church in the Guindy suburb of Chennai; within the reach of Chennai International Airport, is one of the most sacred as well as gorgeous churches in the city. According to devotees, this is the place where St Thomas, who was a disciple of Lord Jesus lived and also attained martyrdom around 2,000 years ago.

In addition to the religious importance, this place is also known for its opulent beauty.  From the hilltop, you can enjoy astounding views of the nearby region. On a visit to this pious place, you can experience the sanctity and devotion that exists here. In addition to this, the opulent and charismatic beauty of the church and its surroundings will surely keep you enchanted all through; views from the hilltop are really commendable and is a must for everyone! 

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Have a Glimpse of the Space in Birla Planetarium

Have a Glimpse of the Space in Birla Planetarium

For all the science and technology geeks visiting Chennai, they don’t have to be worried about being getting bored! Along with the other classes of visitors, this city also offers a lot to the science enthusiasts; and one among these is the Birla Planetarium.

Opened in 1988, this it has several exciting programmes that opens the doors to the outer space and solar system. Within a visit to this planetarium, you will get acquainted with the movement of the stars, earth, comets, moon and other fascinating elements of the universe. Be it for the children or the grown-ups, a visit to Birla Planetarium is considered as one of the most educative things to do in Chennai.

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Bird Watching near Pulicat Lake

Bird Watching near Pulicat Lake

If you are searching for some of the things to do in Chennai amidst its untouched, a visit to the gorgeous Pulicat Lake is a must for you! Situated in between the states of Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu, it is the second largest saline water lake in India. Globally known as the ‘Pulicat Lake Wildlife Sanctuary’, the placid and calm surrounding that engulfs it, offers a blissful experience to the visitors. In addition the scenic vistas also make it for a picture perfect setting.

A treasure trove for the nature lovers, this saline lake is also the abode of a wide range of flora and fauna. Also, due to the favourable conditions and availability of foods, Pulicat Lake witnesses a large number of migratory as well as local birds within its surroundings. On your visit to this stunning lake, you can easily spot the greater Flamingos and several other exotic species of rare and playful birds. 

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Seek Blessings in Kapaleeshwarar Temple

Seek Blessings in Kapaleeshwarar Temple

Located in Mylapore, Chennai, Kapaleeshwarar temple is one of the oldest temples in Chennai and carries a rich traditional value among the devotees. Dedicated to Lord Shiva, it is one of the most visited temples within the city. Built in Dravidian style, the architectural brilliance of the temple complex also attracts a large number architecture fans.

There are several deities that are worshipped in this temple in several mantapas and halls. Decked with intricate designs, the temple complex truly makes for an amazing display of ancient artefacts and beliefs. Visiting this world famous temple should definitely be one of the things to do in Chennai for any traveller.

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Visit Valluvar Kottam

Visit Valluvar Kottam

A monument that adds to the great tradition of Chennai, Valluvar Kottam is a memorial built and named after a famous Tamil poet as well as a philosopher called Thiruvalluvar. The monument is a giant 35 meter chariot that depicts the best of Thiruvalluvar’s work in it. Thirukkural is the main work of Thiruvalluvar that inspired this giant temple chariot. Several inscriptions of his work from Thirukkural is seen written on this monument.

All these factors make this monument worth a visit while you are in Chennai. The wonderful architecture is still a blissful experience for the tourists that visit Valluvar Kottam in Chennai.

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Spend Time with Books in Anna Centenary Library

Spend Time with Books in Anna Centenary Library

For those travellers who look out for a place to explore the world through books, here is something in store for you in Chennai! Quite unusual for a traveller to be found in a library, but Anna Centenary Library is one of the greatest assets of Chennai that needs to be explored over and over again.

Built with a budget of rupees 172crore and spread across nine acres, this centenary library is named after one of the former chief ministers of Tamil Nadu, C N Annadurai; such large scale libraries are hardly seen now-a-days. Also one of largest libraries in the entire of Asia, spending a day out at this library amidst the books of much value proves to be one of the unique things to do in Chennai.

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Witness Architectural Brilliance of the St Andrew Cathedral

Witness Architectural Brilliance of the St Andrew Cathedral

Also known as the ‘Queen of Scottish Churches in the East’, St Andrew Church is a reminiscent of the Chennai’s past. Built in 1818, its construction was done according to Georgiana and Neo-classical architecture. Well, this also adds to the wonderful outlook and appearance of the church.

Often referred as the ‘St Andrew Kirk’, this opulent marvel of the past showcases the finest blend of art and craft of a bygone era. Unique design, shape and form of this religious structure makes it one of the must visit places in the entire of Chennai and its surroundings.

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Fort St George

Fort St George

Historically called as the ‘White Town’, Fort St George was built by the East India Company in 1644. A perfect destination to have a glimpse of Old Madras and its Colonial era, this gorgeous fort is also one of the popular sightseeing places in Chennai.

Presently, it houses the Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly and also a museum that exhibits several items from the colonial period. A hotspot for the history enthusiasts, it also consists of several well decorated halls that will remind you of the glorious days of a bygone era; the halls are symbolic of the colonial era and exhibit items like weapons, coins, uniforms and other artefacts of the colonial period. 

Unlike other metros in the country, Chennai is considered as one of the quiet, calm and serene places. The list of all the above things to do in Chennai will take you for a joyride through the glorious history, cultural beliefs and traditional values the city holds in its bosom. Next time when you visit this warm-hearted city, make sure you opt for all these experiences and discover the city like never before!

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Queens Land

Queens Land

Yet another theme park to enthral the tourists of Chennai, Queens Land is one of the nicest amusement parks in the city that will engage and excite you for an entire day. Spreading over 70acres, this amusement park is a must visit destination for all the fun ride lovers. The theme park offers a total of 51 fun rides including both water and land rides.

This place is best when visited with a group of kids. Opened in 2003, the park is located on the way to Bangalore and attracts visitors from both the cities. Visit this park with family members; especially kids, friends or your corporate mates; spend a day filled with fun-frolic and exciting moments.

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Enjoy Fishing at Barracuda Bay

Enjoy Fishing at Barracuda Bay

For the adventure junkies who yearns to go for fishing in Chennai, they can make it to the Barracuda Bay Sport Fishing and try their hands in an amazing angling experience. Quite unique from any other kind of visit, this is a much exciting way to spend holidays within the city. Visitors to this club needs to complete the registration formalities, and once done with it, they can avail an array of packages.

Most of these packages depend on the type and duration of your fishing expedition. Trolling, popping and jigging are some of the most popular types of fishing provided by the Barracuda Bay Sport Fishing club. The packages also mention the distance a traveller can go for fishing and the species available within that region. 

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Rediscover History at Alamparai Fort

Rediscover History at Alamparai Fort

Once a glorious fortress, though the Alamparari Fort was built during the Mughal era and depicts the valorous tales of the past. An ancient structure of great historical and architectural value, it was extensively used for the export of zari cloth, ghee and salt.

Though, the fort is in ruins today, you can still witness its grandiosity and splendour from its amazing architecture and layout. Located next to the sea, it offers a view that will surely hold you captive as long as you stay here. If you want to enjoy the best of the Alamparai Fort, you must visit it either during the early hours in by evening. The golden rays of the rising or setting sun playing hide and seek with the azure water cuddles the entire vicinity and creates a soothing ambience.

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Located just about 70 km from Chennai in a small town called Sri City, this camp is the best you can get of luxury camping. This camping near Chennai experience will help you in encountering lush green fields distant mountains, chirping birds, a large lake, a freshwater stream and the beauty of nature you will fall in love with. Come along with your friends and family members and create memories for a lifetime with this package.

Find yourself staying amidst a row of wonderful swiss tents set against the backdrop owning natural beauty. There are tents that are spacious and comfortable. To increase the coziness of the stay, the tents are provided with mattresses, pillows and blankets. Each tent is shared by two to three children. Tents overlook the starry sky and you can choose the tent you like. There are common washrooms available at the site. The washrooms are clean and hygienic.

This campsite has everything to make your weekend getaway wonderful. Add to that the perfection of adventure and you have yourself the ideal place to be where you would like to go every now and then. With comfortable stay and delicious meals, you can also enjoy adventurous activities like cycling, soothing experiences like bird spotting and nature pool dip or entertainment stuff like board games, badminton, cricket & beach volleyball, the campsite takes care of all of your needs here. You also get to enjoy backwater boating in a nearby lake. And with such a pristine environment, the experience of stargazing becomes the best thing to do after dinner.

Places to Visit Near the Site: Pulicat Lake, Bird sanctuary, Boating, Tada Falls, Sriharikota Rocket launch, Station & Forest, Dutch Cemetery & Dutch Fort, Pulicat Temples

Package Types:
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Camping with Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast & Activities
Includes lunch on both days, dinner, and breakfast to be served at 1:30 PM, 8:00 PM, and 7:00 AM respectively. Enjoy activities and comfortable stay with this package.
Check-In Time: 3:30 PM
Check-Out Time: 2:00 PM

How To Reach:
This location is approximately 75 km away from the centre of Chennai. The location is motorable and one can reach the place by car or a taxi.

Note:
Minimum 4 people are required to book the package.
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Organic Farm Camping in Kodaikanal Flat 25% off
  • 2D/1N
  • Kodaikanal
  • 2D/1N
  • Kodaikanal
₹2,850 ₹2,200

A paradise that is Kodaikanal, is a hill station with lush green valleys, lakes, and waterfalls. In such a naturally vibrant place, camping is certainly the best way to experience the true nature of nature.

Campsite

The campsite is just 10 km away from the town, but very close to nature. Situated on an organic farm, this campsite promises an experience like never before. The surroundings, the comfort, the meals, and the activities, everything is specially programmed to give you an impeccable camping experience. You can explore nature, enjoy the magnificent views upon the mountains, go trekking, learn about eco-friendly farming and living and forget about all troubles and worries.

Activities
You can enjoy indulge in rope courses and experience smoke sauna and swimming with additional charges. Campfire with camping and meals is included in the package.

Stay
You will be staying in tents on a sharing basis. The tents are as new as they can get, and equipped with all the comfort you need.

Meals
You will be greeted with welcome drinks followed by delicious local breakfast, lunch, and dinner throughout the course of your stay.

How to reach?
The campsite is located 10 km north-east from Kodaikanal. You can get private transport to the campsite. If needed a camp vehicle can also, pick you up from your location in town

Check-in: 11:00 AM
Check out: 10:00 AM

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Camping in Kodaikanal with Trekking | Book @ Flat 45% off
  • 2D/1N
  • Kodaikanal
  • 2D/1N
  • Kodaikanal
₹5,728 ₹3,150
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Location: Poondi (Arungadu), Kodaikanal

From lush green landscape to sparkling lakes, Kodaikanal does not leave any chance to let you feel awestruck. One of the most beautiful cities in India, Kodaikanal nestles in between lakes and hills. Ranges of the Western Ghats and cool breeze makes it a perfect place to camp and spend time in the lap of nature. The site is best suited for a perfect getaway where the aura is serene and hills are beautiful and misty.

The stay in this property is provided in tents. The tents are erected in a spot where you will be able to see the views of prominent hills and lush green beauty around. shared between two to three people depending upon the availability, the tents are comfortable and spacious. You will be provided with mattresses, pillows, and blankets for better comfort and cosiness. Pan around to see the beauty you are surrounded by when in the tents.

There are several activities that you will go through, while here, for a perfect experience. You can go for trekking and have a soothing experience. Trekking is one of the most adventurous activities especially when in lush green areas. the trek leads to a waterfall wherein you can take a refreshing dip. There are several outdoor games as well that are housed at the property. Engage in the bonfire during the evening and hear interesting stories from other travellers.

Places to Visit Near Kodaikanal Campsite: Berijam Lake (7.19 km), Moir Point (15.31 km), Kodaikanal Lake (17.23 km), The Stage Boutique (17.75 km), Dynasty (17.83 km), Christ the King Church (17.91 km), La Saleth Church (17.91 km)

Package Types:
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Camping in Kodaikanal with Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast & Activities
Includes lunch on both days, dinner, and breakfast to be served at 1:30 PM, 9:00 PM, and 8:00 AM respectively. Enjoy activities and comfortable stay with this package.
Check-in Time: 11:00 AM
Check-Out Time: 11:00 AM

How To Reach:
The campsite is located around 39.2 km from Kodaikanal Bus Stand in Poondi. You can reach the campsite by public or private transport. And you can avail pick up and drop facility from  Kodai International School Football Ground at an extra cost.

Note:
Children aged 5 - 10 years can book the child package.
Infants under the age of 5 years can join for free.
Minimum 4 people are required to book the package.
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Nagalapuram Camping Experience With Waterfall Trek - 20% Off
  • 2D/1N
  • Chennai
  • 2D/1N
  • Chennai
₹2,313 ₹1,850
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The Eastern Ghats of India are the less explored regions of the country, but their beauty is something that must be experienced by one and all. Dotted with gems of all different kinds, one of the most beautiful and worth visiting places here lies in the state of Andhra Pradesh near the Chittoor District, which is the Nagalapuram Falls. This trek to the falls opens you up to the wilderness around the area that are actually the gateway to the cascades of Nagalapuram.

On this one trek, you will experience hills, rivers and dense forests making for a thrilling experience in the Eastern Ghats. Starting from a large lake which is also a great campsite and connected to the reserve forest, the trek leads you uphill into the jungle and rocky highs to finally arrive at three different waterfalls, one of which even provides the fun of sliding down on it.

The total trek of about 12 to 15 km has an easy to moderate rating and the whole while you will be trekking beside a river stream, making following the trail rather easier. You will arrive at the campsite located on a beach and enjoy the night with some games and a peaceful sleep. In the morning, you will be taking a ferry/boat ride. 

The trek then starts as you depart for the Nagalapuram Lake and follow a stream to cover all the waterfalls on the trail. After this, you will retrace your steps to reach the starting point of the trek where a delicious vegetarian lunch will be waiting for you.

Timings- Arrive at the beach campsite at about 6 PM.

How to Reach?
The campsite location will be disclosed once the package is booked.

Minimum number of people required- 2

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Kodaikanal to Kumbakarai Trek From Chennai Flat 20% Off
  • 2D/1N
  • Kodaikanal
  • 2D/1N
  • Kodaikanal
₹4,099 ₹2,899
About the Activity:
  • Get a chance to explore the beauty of nature with this exciting trekking trip from Kodaikanal to Kumbalkarai.
  • Start your journey after getting picked up from Chennai at about 5 PM on Friday and head out for your trip.
  • Feel the thrill as you take this exciting overnight bus ride and reach your destination the next day.
  • Start your trek after enjoying a delicious breakfast and freshening up.
  • Marvel at the sight of the amazing beauty of the region with the hills and valleys. 
  • Visit some of the famous sights like Dolphin's Nose, Cardamom farms, Coffee plantations and Lemon farms.
  • Trek through the scenic views of the tall eucalyptus trees throughout your way.
  • Witness the surrounding with the distant hills as you trek through the zigzag path of the jungle.
  • Reach the waterfall where you will e camping for the night.
Minimum number of people required: 1
Check-In: 10:00 am
Check-Out: 11:00 am
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Yercaud Camping | Book Camping at Yercaud & Save 18%
  • 2D/1N
  • Yercaud
  • 2D/1N
  • Yercaud
₹4,274 ₹3,500
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Located about 4700 ft above sea level, this campsite is going to be the best experience you can have near Chennai, right here in the Sherveroy Hills of Tamil Nadu. This campsite finds it's home in the tiny hill station of Yercaud, which is untouched and unexplored heaven.  The place is famous for coffee, cardamon, pepper plantations & orange orchards, a waft of which you will get as soon as you arrive at the place.

The highlight, however, of this place is the campsite pitched under a million stars. Equipped with all the modern amenities and facilities, the place is comfortable and yet disconnected from the rest of the world in terms of mobile networks. This is one of the greatest reasons why you must explore this campsite, so you can feel connected with nature here. The comfortable tents with properly attached washrooms, a restaurant cooking hot meals, activities like a hike to the nearby waterfall, Burma Bridge, Rope Walk, and Zipline, there is no better place than this camp to spend a lazy and mesmerizing weekend.

Check-in: 10 AM
Check-out: 1 PM
Minimum no. of people required: 8

*Note: You can choose any of the following transport options for this package:
a) Drive down to the campsite on your own. We will share the location.
b) You can also avail of transportation from Chennai arranged at an additional cost.
c) You can also reach Salem by bus and avail a car/Van pickup to campsite & back at an additional cost 
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Monsoon Meesapulimala Trek and Camping 2020 Flat 20% off
  • 2D/1N
  • Munnar
  • 2D/1N
  • Munnar
₹5,188 ₹4,150

Activity Location: Munnar, Kerala

Activity timing: 2 days, 1 night 

About Meesapulimala trek:

Enroll yourself in an amazing trekking experience to Meesapulimala trek with your friends and family that would surely be a unique experience of your entire lifetime. Explore the second highest peak in south India and avail great fun and enjoyment with this Meesapulimala trek.

The Meesapulimala trek begins when you get picked up from Chennai and then you proceed towards Munnar which takes you through some picturesque views of the entire valley. Enjoy a jeep ride to the silent valley from where you would trek towards the famous Rohdo valley of Meesapulimala. As you proceed, you would witness the beauty of lush green forests and dense culture of flora and fauna.

The 2 kms of Meesapulimala trek also lets you explore a beautiful waterfall and spend some moments with nature. The trekking activity also comes with a comfortable stay in camps on 2/3 sharing basis. Besides, 2 breakfasts, 1 packet lunch and 1 dinner would be served to you with delicious meals during the activity session. 

Suitable for: People 12 years and above

How to reach?
You can reach your prefered pick up point in Chennai with the help of private or public transportation. 

Note:
To avail the package, a person needs to be at least 12 years of age

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