The capital city of Tamil Nadu, Chennai is popular for its rich history, colourful culture, and its involvement in music and tradition. It is also the home to sacred temples, stunning beaches, pious churches and lots more place to visit.
Not to end with that, you can also have a fun filled or adventurous or romantic vacation with your loved with what Chennai offers. Let us take a look at some the best things to which will make your trip memorable.
1. Take a walk through Thalankuppam Pier, Ennore
Thalankuppan is a small fishing hamlet in North Chennai. It is a perfect place for peace and silent lovers. This place is extremely popular among the Tamil film industry. Walking along this pier is one of the best things to do in Chennai and the ideal time to visit this place is morning or evening.
2. Relish Nature Photography at Ubbalamadugu Falls
Ubbalamadugu falls is an exquisite tourist spot in Chennai. It has a stunning cascade that flows gloriously with opulent beauty. It is also a sacred place for Hindus. Visit this falls to see the magical beauty it creates as the splashing water hits the bottom. Unravel the best of nature’s abundant beauty be a shutterbug and capture some of the finest clicks of your life.
3. Bird watching near Pulicat Lake
The Pulicat wildlife sanctuary offers placid and calm surroundings. It provides its visitors with a blissful experience. Pulicat Lake witnesses a large number of migratory as well as local birds within its surroundings. You can easily identify the greater Flamingos and several other exotic species of rare and playful birds. This place is a treasure trove for nature lovers.
4. Adore fishing at Barracuda Bay
To get an amazing angling experience, visit the Barracuda Bay Sports Fishing. It is an exciting way to spend your holidays. Trolling, popping and jigging are some of the most popular types of fishing provided by the Barracuda Bay Sports Fishing club. This is the perfect place for adventure junkies.
5. Water Sports at Muttukadu
Muttukadu is famous for its tranquil beauty and backwaters. The water sports are for the adventure junkies. You can let yourself loose and dive into the adventure water sports. You can do kayaking, boating, canoeing and surfing. Windsurfing Regatta is most popular in this place during February.
6. Indulge yourself at the Margazhi music festival
This is the ultimate event for Indian music, especially South Indian music. Chennaites swarm to the 100s of Sabhas and music auditoriums in the period from late November to early Jan. This is for the music lovers.
7. Witness the Kalakshetra
Located in Thiruvanmiyur, it is the home of modern Bharathanatyam, one the most popular dance forms of India. Kalashetra is a busy centre, with artist buzzing around and is famous for cultural dances and music.
8. Enjoy surfing at Covelong Beach
Covelong Beach is one of the most captivating and beautiful beaches of Chennai. This beach is located 40 km away from south of Chennai city in ECR road. Swimming and windsurfing are more popular in this beach. The beautiful palm trees with white sand provide you with mental peace. Hit the Covelong beach for some adventurous water sports and also for some relaxation.
9. Spend some time with the books at the Anna Centenary Library
For people who want to explore the world through books, this is the correct place for you. Quite unusual for a traveller to be found in a library, but Anna Centenary Library is one of the greatest assets of Chennai that needs to be explored over and over again. It is also one of the largest libraries of Asia. Spending some time with the books is one of the unique things to do in Chennai.
10. Have a fun time at the Wild Tribe Ranch
Wild Tribe Ranch is Chennai’s first and only adventure sports arena. Wild Tribe Ranch offers a variety of activities for every age and skill level. This place has something to offer everyone especially the adventure enthusiasts. It offers a wide range of outdoor activities to make your trip a memorable one.
– Penned Down by Aysha Shereen