Wildlife Trail In Chennai

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 9 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    8:00 AM
  • Departure Details :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Your hotel in the city of Chennai
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

Wildlife Trail in Chennai is a day trip in a private vehicle accompanied by a local guide. The highlights include the famed Madras crocodile bank, Guindy National Park, Snake Park and Arignar Anna Zoo at Vandalur. At the end of the tour you will be surprised to know how much flora and fauna can be discovered within driving distance from Chennai.

Highlights:

Guindy national park
Snake Park
Chennai Crocodile Bank
Arignar Anna Zoological Gardens

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Itinerary
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Stop At: Guindy national park, Chennai (Madras), Chennai District, Tamil Nadu

Guindy national park is a wildlife haven right in the middle of the chaos of Chennai! It is one of the few national parks situated inside a city. The park is home to the endangered Blackbuck and 14 other species of mammals like the Spotted Deer, Bonnet Macaque and Jackals. The park has over 150 species of birds, 9 species of amphibians, 60 species of spiders and 60 species of butterflies. Within the park there is also a childrens play area that has a collection of birds and animals. The Childrens Park also has a fossilized tree specimen that is about 20 million years old. The park remains closed on Tuesdays.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Guindy Snake Park, Chennai (Madras), Chennai District, Tamil Nadu

The Snake Park is just adjacent to Guindy National Park. Here guests will get to meet 23 different species of snakes, 7 species of crocodiles, 3 species of turtles and 6 species of large Indian lizards. The snakes are housed in glass fronted enclosures that offer a close view of these deadly animals. Visit the Snake Venom Center where you can observe a demonstration of venom extraction which is used for making anti-venom vaccines.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Arignar anna zoological park, Chennai (Madras), Chennai District, Tamil Nadu

Arignar Anna Zoological Gardens is Indias first public Zoo located in Vandalur. Spread over 600 acres this zoo is also the largest in India. There are more than 1500 wild species including 46 from the endangered list. Some of the highlights of this tour are the Butterfly House, a walk through Aviary, a Serpentarium, a Primate House and the World of Nocturnal Animals.

Crocodile Bank (2 hours)
The wildlife trail then takes you to Chennai Crocodile Bank. Set up by the renowned conservationist, Romulus Whitaker, it is an amazing experience. The park is home to more than 2 500 reptiles including Jaws III, its most famous resident and one of Indias largest saltwater crocodiles. It is the biggest crocodile sanctuary in India. It has been successful in breeding over 5 000 crocodiles and alligators that represent 14 of the 23 existing species native to India.


Duration: 4 hours

Inclusions

Transport by private air-conditioned vehicle

Hotel pick-up and drop-off

Local English speaking guide

Entrance fees

02 bottles of mineral water per person

Entry/Admission - Guindy National Park

Entry/Admission - Guindy Snake Park

Entry/Admission - Arignar Anna Zoological Park

Exclusions

Gratuities (optional)

Food and drinks, unless specified

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 1 day of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability

Not wheelchair accessible

Infants must sit on laps

Not recommended for pregnant travelers

Most travelers can participate

Adult pricing applies to all travelers.

Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking.

Children below 15 must be accompanied by an adult.

Not recommended for pregnant women and people with back problems.

A moderate amount of walking is involved. Comfortable walking shoes, sunglasses, sunscreen and hats are highly recommended.

Chennai Crocodile Park remains closed on Mondays and Guindy National Park is closed on Tuesdays.

Name and gender as on passport, passport number, expiry date and country of issuance are required at time of booking. Please carry the passport on the day of the tour.

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