Trip To Visit Pichavaram Mangrove Forest And Chidambaram Nataraja Temple - Puducherry

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  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Duration: 7 Hrs
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  • Departure Time :
    Your convenient time between 9am-12noon, should be mentioned in special request at the time of booking
  • Departure Details :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Your driver and vehicle details will be sent to you in message (you are requested to please contact your hotel concierge / bell desk / front desk to call the driver from .. read more
  • Return Details :
    Same as pickup location your hotel at Pondicherry
  • Cancellation Policy :
    This activity is non-refundable Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.


Pichavaram the second largest Mangrove forest in the world, is one of the unique Eco-tourism spots in South India. It consists of a number of islands interspersing a vast expanse of water covered with green trees. The area is about 2800 acres and is separated from the sea by a sand bar which is a patch of extraordinary loveliness.
Chidambaram is a marvellous cultural, traditional & pilgrimage centre that greets one with its beautiful temple dedicated to Lord Nataraja. It is one of the renowned Pancha Bootham stalas for Lord Shiva where he is represented as each of the five elements. In Chidambaram, he is represented as space.

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Stop At: Pichavaram Mangrove forest, Chidambaram, Cuddalore District, Tamil Nadu

If you wish you can take boat ride for an hour oprated by TTDC to explore the mangrove water ways and watch over 177 species of birds and different habitat types such as channels, creeks, gullies, mud flats and sand flats and adjacent sea shore offers ideal habitat for difference species of birds.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Chidambaram Nataraja Temple, Tamil Nadu

Visit to famous Nataraja Temple this great temple complex (covering an area of 40 acres) is one of Tamil Nadu's Dravidian architectural highlights visit 4 gopurams, the north and the south ones towering 49 metres high. Two of the gopurams are covered with the 108 classical postures of Nataraja - Shiva in his role as the cosmic dancer. Other notable features of the temple are the 1000 pillar hall, the Nritta Sabha court looks like a gigantic chariot.

Duration: 1 hour

Pass By: Thillai Nataraja Temple, Chidambaram, Cuddalore District, Tamil Nadu

Same as Chidambaram Natarajar Temple

Pass By: Pitchavaram Backwater, Chidambaram, Cuddalore District, Tamil Nadu

Same as Pichavaram Mangrove forest

Pass By: Pichavaram, Cuddalore, Cuddalore District, Tamil Nadu

Same as Pichavaram mangrove forest


Hotel pickup and drop-off

Transport by private vehicle

Round-trip private transfer

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GST (Goods and Services Tax)

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Entrance fees

Special Darshan Fees

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Entry/Admission - Chidambaram Nataraja Temple

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

No heart problems or other serious medical conditions

Not wheelchair accessible

Shoes must be removed at places of worship, Dress code is smart casual (Please be advised to dress accordingly for places of worship; shorts or sleeveless tops are not recommended)

Adult price applies to all travellers, maximum of 5 travellers per booking

Most travelers can participate

This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate