Pulicat Lake straddles the border of Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu with over 96% of it in Andhra Pradesh and 3% in Tamil Nadu, situated on the Coromandel Coast in South India.
The Pulicat Lake Bird Sanctuary is blessed with a divergent range of biological habitats. It includes about 12 species of prawn, 25 kind of polychaete worms, 19 types of mollusks and 160 species of fish. Along with all this, Pulicat Lake Bird Sanctuary is also a great spot to witness various migratory birds such as Gadwall, Shoveler, Garganey, Marsh Sandpiper and Black-tailed Godvit.
During winters, the sanctuary attracts up to 15,000 flamingoes.
Nearby attractions: A Dutch Fort and the ruins of a church built by the Dutch are worth taking a peek at. Explore the lighthouse on the opposite bank of the lake. You can also wander around a cemetery structured in the year 1622.
Summer tip: Pulicat lake is perfect for bird-enthusiasts. Grab your binoculars and get to the lake early morning before the sun moves overhead.
12. Take a break from sightseeing and explore the nightlife of Chennai
Chennai’s nightlife scenes are not as ostentatious as that of Mumbai, Delhi or Bangalore, but the city still loves to go out post sundown. Here are a few bars you should check out in Chennai:
• 10 Downing Street
Address: Kences Inn, 50, North Boag Road, T Nagar, Chennai | Phone: 044 4354 6565
• Sera - The Tapas Bar & Restaurant
Address: 71, Cathedral Road, Gopalapuram, Chennai | Phone: 044 28111462
• Big Bang Theory - Bar & Kitchen
Address: Brown Star Boutique Hotel, 2/25, Dr. Ambedkar Road, Kodambakkam, Chennai | Phone: 044 33011422
Summer tip: Let your hair down after a long day as the night thickens. Dance to some groovy music and drink up!
13. In the Carnatic City of Chennai, get your rock on!