Chennai, formerly known as Madras is the capital of the great state Tamil Nadu and is one of the four metropolitan city in India. The city has a decidedly colonial charm to it. The place has a fine manifestation of tradition and modernity. Chennai is a gracious city that has a clear skyline, long sandy beaches, parks, historic landmarks and tourist infrastructural facilities which make it a convenient entry point or base to start your tour of Tamil Nadu and South India. It is a fabulous city and visiting here is a magnificent experience.
|Language||Marathi, Hindi, english, Gujrati|
|Temperature||Sum. Max 37o C Min 21o C, Wint. Max 30o C Min 20o C|
Mumbai has trains connecting it to all the major cities of the country.
By ROAD :
Mumbai is well connected to all the cities of Maharashtra by bus.
International flights connect it to all the major cities of the world. There are domestic flights to all the major cities of the country.
Chennai is a Shopper's delight. There are a lot of places and shops worth visiting. Readymade clothing including brands, art and crafts, contemporary and traditional artwork, antiques, jewellery etc are easily available in the city. The most popular shopping centers are in Rannganatha Street in T. Nagar and Anna Salai. George Town the area around the Fort retains much of its original flavour. Nallis is also famous for exclusive range of silks and sarees.
VEDANTHANGAL BIRD SANCTUARY :
It is spread over 72 acres of marshy land with trees ideal for nesting are home to many species of water birds. Vedanthangal is one of the largest bird sanctuaries in India. The best season to visit here is from November to January. The bird life here are Cormorants, Darters, Herons, Egrets, Open billed Stork, Spoonbill etc. The migrating birds come from far-off lands like Siberia, Australia, Pakistan and Sri Lanka for nesting and breeding. The best time to visit the Sanctuary is during the early mornings or late evenings when you can see more birds.