Love Nature? Chennai Is The Place To Visit

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Chennai – the Detroit of India is amongst the most visited cities by tourists in India. Famous for its unique and diverse culture, Chennai provides its tourists quality closeness with nature. Its immense beauty of nature has an earnest effect on tourist’s senses. The picturesque sights of its natural beauty bring out the feelings of wonder, awe and amazement. People looking for an escape from the hustle of their daily life can visit Chennai to experience a relaxing and peaceful holiday.

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If you are looking to check flight schedule, check out the Delhi to Chennai Flight time on the internet and book the one that suits you. After booking your tickets check out the best places to be to experience Chennai’s natural beauty:

  1. Guindy National Park: Being one of the very few national parks located inside a city the Guindy national park supports a sundry range of plant and animal biodiversity. The park has over 350 different species of flora, and its fauna consists of 14 different species of mammals and over 150 species of birds. Next to it is the Guindy Snake Park which is home to cobras and pythons. There is also a children’s park situated in this sanctuary. Thus, making it ideal for a family visit where everyone can relish the experience.

  2. Marina Beach: Located at a distance of 4 kms from the central railway station of Chennai is the world’s second longest beach, the marina beach. With a length of 6kms, this beach is a delight. It is also one of the top tourist attractions of the city. Famous for its vibrant ecosystem, pristine beauty and jolly ambience, the Marina beach is a nature’s delight.

  3. Elliot’s Beach: Named after the governor of Chennai Edward Elliot, it is one of the cleanest beaches in the city. Many travellers visit this beach for relaxing, sunbathing and visiting the monuments in its vicinity. The Elliot beach offers a calm and tranquil atmosphere for people who want to lose themselves in the natural beauty.

  4. Ubbalamadgu Falls: Situated at a distance of 80 kms from Chennai it is an ideal place for trekking in Chennai. Located in the dense forests of Siddulaiah Kona these falls are a must visit for every tourist. The awe-inspiring hills, lush green forests and numerous streams offer a peek into the majestic wonders of nature. The falls are also famous for the temple of the mighty lord Shiva which makes it a visitor’s hub on the festival of Mahashivratri.

  5. Mahabalipuram: It is a world heritage site declared by the UNESCO. At a distance of 60 kms from Chennai Mahabalipuram is a tourist delight. The golden sand and pristine waters of its beach make it an ideal place for a holiday. It also hosts many water sports such as windsurfing, diving, and motor boating.

  6. Semmozhi Poonga:  Spread over a 20 Acre area, the Semmozhi Poonga is a botanical garden built by the horticulture department of India. The garden hosts various exotic flora, rare species of plants, and various aromatic and medicinal herbs. The garden opens at 10 am in the morning for visitors and closes at 8 pm except on Tuesdays.

  7. Tirupati: Being one of the holiest Hindu pilgrimages, Tirupati also has captivating natural sights. The Nagalapuram and KailasaKona waterfalls are situated near it are the art of wonder. The Silathoranam, a natural arch is a unique natural wonder situated at a distance of 3 kms from Tirupati. Tirupati also hosts the Sri Venkateshwara natural park, which has some of the worlds rarest and endemic plant species.

  8. A trip to Chennai offers a nature lover everything they wish for. The experience of each of these sights will impart a long-lasting peacefulness in your memories. They say that in “every walk of nature one receives far more than what they seek”. So, hurry up and book a trip to Chennai to experience these wonders first-hand.