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Pichavaram Mangrove Forest

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| Uppanaru River, Pichavaram, Chidambaram, India
+91 88949 15059
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Beautiful forest

The forest located Chidambaram, Cuddalore.Nice to this place. Beautiful climate, cooling air and... read more

Reviewed yesterday
RAMBILLA
via mobile
Amazing boat trip

Boating through the forest is an amazing experience. Some people were celebrating bday on a boat... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
jai8k
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Chennai (Madras), India
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| Uppanaru River, Pichavaram, Chidambaram, India
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The forest located Chidambaram, Cuddalore.Nice to this place. Beautiful climate, cooling air and bird's sound effects also nice. Everyone liked this place. Children's and family also enjoying.

Thank RAMBILLA
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Boating through the forest is an amazing experience. Some people were celebrating bday on a boat inside the forest and we got cakes :) .But, the boat drivers pestering for tip is not a pleasant experience.

1  Thank jai8k
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The beauty of the mangrove unfolds as you row slowly through it. We selected the option of rowing boat instead of motor boat as it has disturbing sound. Very tranquil and beautiful place. Carry a bottle of water and cap if you are planning to...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's an amazing experience to be in a mangrove as it is. This is a beautiful place and is not much visited by tourists. There is an option of motor boat and the manual row boat. Get the motor boat if you can. Much better...More

3  Thank Abhishek S
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Its worth a visit place... Highly recommended if you want to have a lifetime memorable experince. Boating admist the mangrove forest is a rare thing one can experience,so you must suerly plan this. Silent, Calm waters surrounded by thick mangrove tress makes the boat ride...More

1  Thank Pranay G
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Reviewed May 14, 2018

There are so many things u can just keep enjoying, like the tidal water rise and dip, the boat rides, and the all u may think the place is great deep, just to know its just some 3 -4 feet deep. u can also try...More

1  Thank H053R
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Reviewed May 3, 2018

The Mangrove forest have a old name too, which many people do not know. This is called Thillai Vanam and is believed that Lord Nataraja landed here in all glory and masculinity. This is a eco tourist spot, maintained by the Govt of Tamilnadu. One...More

Thank RamGanesan
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Reviewed May 1, 2018 via mobile

This place has pristine scenic beauty. The water is not deep. Shallow waters. The boatman does charge extra to take you to very shallow waters as rowing becomes difficult in those places. We visited in the evening as we were driving from chennai. Some of...More

Thank BharathMS
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Reviewed April 12, 2018

If you get a change to simply float through the mangroves all day - TAKE IT! This place is incredible (and I thank my stars we ended up with a Tamilian couple who helped us bargain with our guide and get an extra 20 minutes...More

3  Thank TracingTravels
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Reviewed April 5, 2018 via mobile

The best time to go visit is in the morning just after sunrise around 6am and the best way to do it is to get stay there and go for boating if not also make sure you reach there before 8am to have your boating...More

3  Thank abivatsan
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Yashwanth2094
May 8, 2018|
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Response from Aryan2007 | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can do mixed group. Best option is to check for various boating options at booking counter n then decide.
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sreeharikabose
December 7, 2017|
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Response from YesPeeKay | Reviewed this property |
Hey It’s the place belongs to animals of mangrove habitat and they are more scared of us. Don’t get worried and never venture your self out of boat 🚣‍♀️ it has quick sand spots. You are very much safe inside boat. Do wear... More
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Anshuta M
November 28, 2017|
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Response from YesPeeKay | Reviewed this property |
Yes, very well on Sunday Check weather update and plan your backpack.
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