Chidambaram activities, tickets and more

Cultural & Theme Tours

Tour to Pichavaram Mangrove Forest & Chidambaram Nataraja Temple

Pichavaram the second largest Mangrove forest in the world, is one of the unique Eco-tourism spots in South India. It consists of a number of islands interspersing a vast expanse of water covered with green trees. The area is about 2800 acres and is separated from the sea by a sand bar which is a patch of extraordinary loveliness. Chidambaram is a marvellous cultural, traditional & pilgrimage centre that greets one with its beautiful temple dedicated to Lord Nataraja. It is one of the renowned ‘Pancha Bootham stalas’ for Lord Shiva where he is represented as each of the five elements. In Chidambaram, he is represented as space.
$34
7 hours
Day Trips & Excursions

Day Trip to Pichavaram Mangrove Forest and Nataraja Temple in Chidambaram from Pondicherry

On this day trip from Pondicherry, explore the wide expanse of mangrove forests in the village of Pichavaram. Take a boat ride through the mangroves and discover several of the 200 species of birds that call it home. Next visit a 10th century Hindu temple in the neighbouring town of Chidambaram. The temple is dedicated to God Nataraja, the dancing incarnation of God Shiva.Highlights : • Boat ride through the  Mangrove Forests of Pichavaram • Over 200 species of birds • Visit to the world famous Nataraja Temple at Chidambaram
$90
8 hours
Day Trips & Excursions

Day Trip to Pichavaram Mangrove Forest and Thillai Nataraja Temple in Chidambaram from Pondicherry with lunch

On this day trip from Pondicherry, explore the wide expanse of mangrove forests in the village of Pichavaram. Take a boat ride through the mangroves and discover several of the 200 species of birds that call it home. Next visit a 10th century Hindu temple in the neighbouring town of Chidambaram. The temple is dedicated to God Nataraja, the dancing incarnation of God Shiva.Highlights : • Boat ride through the  Mangrove Forests of Pichavaram • Over 200 species of birds • Visit to the world famous Nataraja Temple at Chidambaram
$121
8 hours