Chidambaram and Pichavaram Day Trip from Pondicherry

Location IconPuducherry, India
New Tour


8 hour


Tour Guide

Live Guide

Tour Type

Tour Type

Religious Places

Group Size

Group Size

15 people





Mysterious & Adventure filled day trip from Pondicherry to Chidambaram and Pichavaram. The Chidambaram temple complex proudly boasts of being one of the oldest temple complexes in Southern India. The most unique characteristic of the Nataraj Temple is the bejewelled image of Nataraj. The Pichavaram forest offers waterscape and backwater cruises, a very rare sight of the mangrove forest trees permanently rooted in a few feet of water. There are more than 400 water routes available for boating.

3 Reasons to Book this tour

  • Unravel the mystery & secrets of Chidambaram Natrajar Temple
  • Explore the Asia's Second Largest lush green Mangroves of Pichavaram
  • Private Guided Tour from Pondicherry


Pick-up from Hotel/Railway station and and a short briefing about the plan for the day
Stop 1
Drive to Chidambaram from Pondicherry. Visit Chidambaram Natrajar Temple and know about the secrets & mystery of the Temple.
Stop 2
Lunch at authentic local restaurant
Stop 3
Later proceed to visit Pichavaram and explore the canals of mangrove forest, board walk and beaches. Pichavaram is also a paradise for Bird-watching for migratory birds during season.
By evening return to Pondicherry and Drop at Hotel/Railway station

Included / Excluded

  • Fuel, Tolls, Taxes and Parking Charges included in this tours and activitiesFuel, Tolls, Taxes and Parking Charges
  • Professional Tour Guide included in this tours and activitiesProfessional Tour Guide
  • Air-Conditioned Vehicle included in this tours and activitiesAir-Conditioned Vehicle
  • Pick up and Drop included in this tours and activitiesPick up and Drop
  • Accomodation/Hotels excluded in this tours and activitiesAccomodation/Hotels
  • Entrance Fees excluded in this tours and activitiesEntrance Fees
  • Skip The Line excluded in this tours and activitiesSkip The Line
  • Gratuities for Driver and Guide excluded in this tours and activitiesGratuities for Driver and Guide
  • Food/Snacks excluded in this tours and activitiesFood/Snacks
  • Boating charges at Pichavaram Mongroves excluded in this tours and activitiesBoating charges at Pichavaram Mongroves

Meeting Point

Pick up and drop from/to your location within city limits.

Things to remember

  • Wear comfortable clothes and shoes
  • Remove your footwear when entering place of worship

Cancellations & Refunds

Free cancellation before 24 hours of the tour start dateFree cancellation before 24 hours of the tour start date.

NO RefundNo refund within 24 hours of the tour start date.


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