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Pulicat Lake Avian Adventure: A Birdwatcher’s Paradise

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8 hrs


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Group Size

10 people




Embark on the “Pulicat Lake Avian Adventure,” a captivating day trip from Chennai for avid birdwatchers and nature enthusiasts. Starting from Chennai at 7:00 AM, journey to the Pulicat Lake Bird Sanctuary, renowned for its diverse avian population, including migratory birds. With a knowledgeable guide, engage in birdwatching and a nature walk, exploring the sanctuary’s diverse habitats and observing a multitude of bird species. Later, enjoy a boat safari on Pulicat Lake, discover the historic Dutch Cemetery and Museum, and return to Chennai by 6:00 PM, leaving with unforgettable memories of this avian paradise.

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  • Bird Watching Extravaganza: Explore Pulicat Lake Bird Sanctuary's rich avian diversity with flamingos, herons, storks, and more.
  • Scenic Boat Safari: Glide through Pulicat Lake's tranquil waters, spotting birds and learning about local fishing traditions.
  • Nature Walk and Sanctuary Insights: Discover the sanctuary's unique ecosystems and gain insights into bird conservation efforts.
  • Dutch Colonial Heritage: Visit the historic Dutch Cemetery and Museum, showcasing the region's colonial history.
  • Memorable Avian Adventure: Immerse yourself in a full-day birdwatching experience and return with cherished memories.

Bulk discount (by amount)

Bulk diccount adult
# Discount group From adult To adult Value
1 Discount on 2-person group 2 2 169
2 Discount on 3-person group 3 3 306
3 Discount on 4-person group 4 4 475
4 Discount on 5-person group 5 5 606
5 Discount on 6-person group 6 6 756
6 Discount on 7-person group 7 7 925
7 Discount on 8-person group 8 8 1094

What you will do

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Indicative Pick-Up Time: 7:00 AM

Indicative Drop-Off Time: 6:00 PM

Your private day tour begins with a 7:00 AM pick-up from your Chennai hotel or preferred location, where you'll meet your knowledgeable driver and set off in a comfortable private car. The scenic drive takes you northward, covering approximately 60 kilometers, to reach Pulicat Lake Bird Sanctuary by 9:00 AM. This sanctuary is a haven for bird enthusiasts, attracting a multitude of migratory birds during the winter season.

Upon arrival at Pulicat Lake, your birdwatching adventure begins with a guided tour and nature walk that lasts until 11:00 AM. Explore the diverse landscapes of the sanctuary, including marshes, mudflats, and mangroves, while observing a wide array of bird species, including flamingos, pelicans, herons, storks, and more. Your knowledgeable guide will provide insights into the unique ecosystem and the importance of bird conservation.

Following the nature walk, at 11:30 AM, you'll embark on a boat safari through the enchanting waterways of Pulicat Lake, enjoying the scenic beauty and spotting more avian residents. Learn about the traditional fishing practices of the local communities during this immersive experience.

After the boat safari, take a well-deserved break for lunch around 1:00 PM to savor local cuisine at a nearby restaurant.

Continuing your exploration at 2:30 PM, you'll visit the historic Dutch Cemetery, a relic from the 17th century Dutch colonial era, and the nearby Dutch Museum, which houses intriguing artifacts and exhibits related to the Dutch East India Company's presence in Pulicat.

At 4:00 PM, your return journey to Chennai begins, covering approximately 60 kilometers and taking around 2 hours to reach. You'll arrive back in Chennai by late evening, around 6:00 PM, concluding your day tour to Pulicat Lake Bird Sanctuary with unforgettable memories of birdwatching and nature immersion.


  • Transport by private AC deluxe car
  • Pick up and drop off to your hotel.
  • Services of a knowledgeable, government-licensed English-speaking tour guide.
  • Monument entrance fees mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Bottled water within the vehicle.
  • All taxes
  • Any meals.
  • Camera charges at monuments.
  • Gratuities (optional)



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