Bored of the city life? Just can’t wait to take a break from this all? This time head on to Chennai as it has a lot in store for you. So get started with your planning before the pleasant weather runs out. Blessed with some of the finest travel hubs and fantastic adventure spots, Chennai and its vicinity offers vacationers a lot of good getaway options for having the best time of their life. Here is our pick of some of the exotic yet interesting travel spots around Chennai.
Renowned for its lush green tea estates, Yelagiri is beautifully set amidst the four picturesque mountains covering it. This gorgeous hill station is widely known for its salubrious climate across the year, thus making it an ideal escape for holidaymakers. The alluring Punganoor Lake in the heart of the town is a must-visit spot here. And yes, the hill station offers some of the finest trekking routes via the reserved forests. Chennai Trekking Club organizes trekking expeditions time to time.
Feel the adrenaline rush by trekking to the Nagala Hills
Though Chennai enjoys being called as happy, peace loving and quaint city, but the wild side will surely impress the adventure junkies out there. The city based Chennai Trekking Club keeps on organizing trekking trips to the Nagala hills situated in the Andhra Pradesh. Tada hills and the serene drives provided up to the famous Tirupathi from the city is just fabulous.
The awe-inspiring Tranquebar was once a prosperous Danish trading center. In Tamil, the name Tranquebar is referred to the land of singing waves. Endowed with inviting blue waters of a beautiful sea, significant historic spots along with comfortable and panoramic resorts, the place is just the ideal getaway option from Chennai.
For a lifetime coastal retreat, come to Pondicherry that is home to famous meditation centers and pristine natural beauty. The place is nestled on the Coramandel coast at a distance of around 300 km from the city of Bangalore. Dotted with picture perfect sights such as like the heritage town hall, an old lighthouse and a statue of Mahatma Gandhi, Pondicherry is just the stop by destination to enjoy your vacations.