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Pichavaram Mangrove Forest

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Address: | Uppanaru River, Pichavaram, Chidambaram, India
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Natures Wonder

One of the amazing features of nature is in Marshlands. I always wonder at the magnificent mangroves that are able to survive the water and grow. In Pichavaram, the water raises... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

One of the amazing features of nature is in Marshlands. I always wonder at the magnificent mangroves that are able to survive the water and grow. In Pichavaram, the water raises in the night and reduces in during the day. And the natures way of growing beautifully with this changing tide is a great. The place is best seen by... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

It's a hidden gem and not well promoted by Tamil tourism . Must go to pichivaram mangrove forest as it is the second largest mangrove forest . There are 2 types of boats available 1 speed boat and other raw boat. please take a raw boat for mangrove forest boating for 2 hours as this boat can go internal paths... More 

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Chennai (Madras), India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a very pleasant place. Tamilnadu tourism has arranged boad rides here. You can opt for row-boat or motor boat. Prices vary on the number of people in your crew. But they are definitely affordable. Sometimes, the boat-guy would lure you to pay money promising to take you to deeper canals within the same time. But, I was very... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A Must see place. Visited on 12th of this month with family. Rowing boat only can take you to deeper nature wonder spots. Boatman expects extra money. Can't help. I paid Rs.500. Spotted King Fisher bird White colored with black design. Remember to take water and cap or small umbrella. Restaurant is having limited items. Parking, toilet facility and security... More 

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1 Thank Ravi859
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Natural beauty at its best! Take a row boat instead of motor if you want to enjoy nature's sound undistracted. Pay some tips (read 200 rs or so) for the boat man to take you to some exotic routes/ locations within the grove...

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had come to know about this place from a couple of my friends who had been there earlier. On googling, I found out that this is a really beautiful place and was wondering why it is not as popular as the other tourist spots in TN. We decided to give it a try anyways. The place is accessible by... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It a nice place Boting garden good air rever place keep sailant palace pongavanam all so have your al vist

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The place is not yet famous so crowd is less..but it a must visit place....better to go on a weekday. If you are travelling from chennai then this video which is saw in youtube will help you to reach the pichavaram easily. The title of the video was---- "Chennai to Pichavaram, Full Road trip". Go for "forest area and beach... More 

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Bangalore, India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It is a salt water forest. It has all different and unique spices of the trees which are capable of filtering out salt contents. India has two mangrove forest, one is Sunderban another is Pichavaram. Boating is available for 40 minutes. A different experience of boating which goes through all the way through cave formations by the forest trees. It... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Got an opportunity to be at this wide expansive mangrove forest and got amazed as we spent 2 h going through multiple narrow paths. The beauty of the place lies in its details. Got totally wowed at the gods creation of trees that can adapt to the available surroundings. The roots of the trees and the way it has adapted... More 

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