TNFOREST :: Tamil Nadu Forest Department

Pitchavaram

1 Name of  the Site Pitchavaram  
2 Name of  District Cuddalore
3 Name of Range / Division/
Circle
Pitchavaram/Cuddalore/Villupuram
4 Location Pitchavaram
5 Nearest  Bus stand with distance Chidambaram  - 15 Kms
6 Nearest Railway Station with distance Chidambaram – 15 Kms,                               
Killai  - 5 Kms
7 Nearest  Airport with distance Chennai   - 220 Kms
8 Characteristics of  the  site 1.Mangrove Forest
2.Hundreds of brackish canals, 
3.Estuary of Kolidam and vellar Rivers
9 Tourist Attraction  (Places) Mangrove Forests,
Local Migratory Birds,
Sea Turtle breeding beach
10 Facilities available  Eco hut -2 
Mechanized Boats – 50 (TTDC)                     
Rs.1500/10 Nos/1 Hour
Rs.2000/ 10 Nos/ 1.5 Hours
Food Court
11 Visiting Hours (Holiday if any) 8.30 A.M to 06.00 P.M.
12 Eco-Tourism package (Tariff)  Entry Free   Re.0.50 per Head
13 Transport  facilities with charges --
14 Lodgings / Rest Houses/ Food
Facilities with  charges
Eco-hut  Rs.500/2 Persons/24 hours
15 For Further Details The District Forest Officer ,
Division : Cuddalore
Phone    : 04142-291149
Cell.No. : 9486091251
E-mail    : dfocud@yahoo.com