Birds & Beyond: Chennai to Pulicat Bird Sanctuary Day Tour
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Product Code : AGORA397
Embark on a serene avian expedition from Chennai to Pulicat Lake Bird Sanctuary. Explore the rich biodiversity of this wetland sanctuary, home to numerous migratory and resident bird species. Enjoy a boat ride amidst the picturesque lake, spotting rare and exotic birds in their natural habitat. Learn about the unique ecosystem of the sanctuary and the importance of bird conservation. Immerse yourself in the tranquil surroundings and capture unforgettable moments in this pristine haven for bird lovers.
7:00 AM - Depart from Chennai: Start your day early and depart from Chennai in a private car with a knowledgeable driver.
9:00 AM - Arrival at Pulicat Lake Bird Sanctuary: Arrive at Pulicat Lake Bird Sanctuary, located approximately 60 kilometers north of Chennai. This sanctuary is known for its rich birdlife, including migratory birds that visit during the winter months.
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM - Bird Watching and Nature Walk: Embark on a guided bird watching tour and nature walk in the sanctuary. Explore the diverse habitats of the lake, including marshes, mudflats, and mangroves, and observe a wide variety of bird species, such as flamingos, pelicans, herons, storks, and many more. Learn about the unique ecosystem of the sanctuary and the importance of bird conservation from your knowledgeable guide.
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM - Boat Safari: Hop on a boat and embark on a boat safari to explore the waterways of Pulicat Lake. Enjoy the scenic beauty of the lake, spot more bird species, and learn about the traditional fishing practices of the local communities.
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM - Lunch break:
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM - Visit Dutch Cemetery and Museum: Visit the Dutch Cemetery, which is a historic site that dates back to the 17th century and serves as a reminder of the Dutch colonial period in the region. Also, visit the nearby Dutch Museum, which displays artifacts and exhibits related to the Dutch East India Company's history in Pulicat.
4:00 PM - Departure: Start your return journey back to Chennai, which is approximately 60 kilometers and takes around 2 hours to reach.
6:00 PM - Arrival in Chennai: Arrive in Chennai by late evening and conclude your day tour to Pulicat Lake Bird Sanctuary with cherished memories of the birdwatching and nature experience.
Private AC car/van for pick up and drop off from/to your hotel.
English speaking local guide, if option selected.
Entrance fee and boat ride, if including entrance option is selected.
Lunch, if option selected.
Bottled water in the car.
Camera charges at monuments.
Gratuities and optional activities.
Anything not mentioned in the inclusions.