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Pitchavaram Backwater

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Thrilling and exciting

The boating in the Pichavaram backwaters was really excellent. What impressed us very much was the... read more

Reviewed July 13, 2018
Bengaluru, India
Absolutely Stunning

I cannot believe this place isn't better known! It's a unique little wonderland and absolutely... read more

Reviewed April 12, 2018
Mumbai, India
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Chidambaram 608 102, India
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Reviewed July 13, 2018

The boating in the Pichavaram backwaters was really excellent. What impressed us very much was the clean area and the entire route remained immaculately clean. One should never forget to have a boat ride while you are in Chidambaram

Thank Ushasivadas
Reviewed April 12, 2018

I cannot believe this place isn't better known! It's a unique little wonderland and absolutely beautiful too. Take the longest ferry ride possible with the fewest people. Best if your guide/boat rower is as enthusiastic about this experience as you!

Thank TracingTravels
Reviewed March 1, 2018

a row boat ride through this is too good an experience to miss, a whole lot of locals have also not availed of it. Go for a boat ride and come back amazed and refreshed and rejuvenated. do not take the motor boat as some...More

Thank neeleshkulkarni
Reviewed August 16, 2017 via mobile

Excellent. Row and motor boats are available on rent. A must visit place. The mangrove forests are dense and have cave like structures where the boats can go inside. The mangrove leads to beach.

Thank mmanoj52
Reviewed July 29, 2017

It is one of best backwater in south India in my view. One should must visit this place, if one has visited Chidambaram.

Thank audelhi
Reviewed March 29, 2017 via mobile

Many people don't know about this place but trust me this place cannot be missed. Though far away from Chennai this place is worth a visit. As you enter the lane you will see some people trying to stop you. They wil offer you a...More

3  Thank Basheer A
Reviewed March 13, 2017

A must see place . Travelled 12 th of this month with family. Only rowing boat can get you to deeper nature wonders . Spotted King Fisher bird White colored with black design. Boatman expects extra money. Can't help. I paid Rs,500. But trip was...More

1  Thank Ravi859
Reviewed December 31, 2016

Boating in the back water arranged by the Tamilnadu tourism development corporation. Row Boat and motor boat available for 1,2 and 4 hour journey. The back water journey is very safe.

Reviewed September 15, 2016

Excellent trip to backwaters in the power boat of the management....reasonably priced...very courteous and friendly staff...worth a trip

Thank amcos
Reviewed August 23, 2016

The Pichavaram backwaters is an enchanting place to visit. There are two rivers that wander and join and finally discharge into he sea. The flow is sluggish and the waterway is wide, leading to backwaters that extend for miles. Beautiful boat rides take you around,...More

Thank ksesh43
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