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Asiatic LionWhy Chennai
Chennai, formerly known as Madras is the capital of the great state Tamil Nadu and is one of the four metropolitan city in India. Chennai is one of the major trade centers of India, being well linked by road, rail and air to important cities besides being a sea port. Compared to the other major metros of India, it is far less congested and polluted and also boast of the 100% literacy rate. Chennai is rich in the treasures of history, from temples and shrines to forts and palaces, here past is able to live easily with the present. The green airy city beckons those who love the leisurely tempo of life. It is a city of courtesy, charm and culture.

Key Factors
State : Located in Southern parts of India, Chennai is the capital of the state of Tamil Nadu.
Climate :
Summer - 37 degree Centigrade - 21 degree centigrade;
Winter - 32 degree centigrade - 20 degree centigrade. Rainfall - 1,272 mm (October to December).
Travel Tips : Consult the Doctor before you leave for the trip. Get enough information about the place you are going to visit.
Best Time to Visit : January to April.
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Get There
International Airport : Chennai.
Airport : Chennai has domestic as well as international airports. The Kamaraj Domestic Airport and the Anna International Airport are located at Tirusulam, at a distance of 20 km from the city.
Railways : The city of Chennai is also well connected to all the major cities in India through a wide network of railways. The main railheads are Madras Central and Egmore.
Road : The city of Chennai is also well connected to all the major cities in Tamil Nadu and other neighboring states through an excellent road network.

Stay There
Chennai boasts of numerous accommodations between the range of luxury to budget class. There are various luxury, deluxe and budget accommodation facilities here for the tourists. Some luxury hotels in Chennai are - Taj Connemara, Radisson Hotel, The Park, Le Royal Meridien Park Sheraton & Towers, Taj Coromandel, etc.

Owl in Mudumalai SanctuarySome Wildlife Sites Near Chennai
Mudumalai Sanctuary, Tamil Nadu
Spread in area of 320 sq km, the Mudumalai Sanctuary is located about 16 Km from Gudalur in Tamil Nadu. The major attractions here are - Wild Elephant, Gaur, Deer. The hilly terrain of the Western Ghats, Mudumalai (the ancient hills) is made most attractive wildlife reserve because it is wrapped in thick mixed and moist deciduous forests. Moyar River, which separates Mudumalai from Bandipur runs through the Park following its course runs the Mysore-Ooty highway. The reserve provides some diverse habitats. The wild elephant, gaur, deer and primates like the bonnet macaque and langurs all inhabit the Park. The predators include the tiger, leopard and the dhole - the Asiatic wild dog, that hunts in packs. The predators of the skies are the crested hawk eagle and the crested serpent eagle that can be seen circling above.

Kumarakom National Park, Tamil Nadu
Spead in an area of 14 acres of land, the Kumarakom National Park harbours birds like - the waterfowl, cuckoo, owl, egret, heron and the water duck, as well as the migratory Siberian cranes. Parrots, teal, larks, flycatchers, wood beetle, and other birds are seen here during their respective migratory seasons.

Thattekad National Park, Tamil Nadu
Around 210 species of birds have been identified here so far. Birds like - Indian Roller, Cuckoo, Common snipe, Crow pheasant, Jungle Nightjar, Kite, Grey Drongo, Malabar Trogon, Woodpecker, Large pied wagtail, Baya sparrow, Grey jungle fowl, Indian hill myna, Robin, Jungle babbler and darter are found here.
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Periyar National Park, Kerala
Situated in the south India state of Kerala, Periyar National Park is home to diverse range of wildlife. The animals you will find here are Elephants, Tigers, Gaur, Wild Pigs, Sambar, Barking Deer, Mouse Deer, Dole or Indian Wild Dog. There are, now, an estimated 40 tigers in the Periyar national Park. Four species of primates found at Periyar are - the rare lion-tailed macaque, the Nilgiri Langur, Common Langur And Bonnet Macaque. Periyar also inhabits the elusive Nilgiri Tahr, which is rarely seen here. The birdlife includes - Darters, Cormorants, Kingfishers, the great Malabar Hornbill and racket-tailed Drongoes. Another attraction in Periyar is the Periyar Lake.

Additional Punch
Some most visited destinations in Chennai are - Parthsarthy Temple, Kapaleeshwar Temple, Santhome Cathedral, Fort St. George, Marina Beach, National Art Gallery, Snake Park, The Theosophical Society, Kalakshetra.
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Extend the Trip
Go to Kerala and Karnataka, they will surely thrill you. Visit the Kerala beaches and backwaters, they are worth a visit. Kerala possesses some very ancient churches. You can venture into the temple city of Mysore in Karnataka or also explore Hampi and Hasan, few very fascinating sites in South India.

Few Difficulties
Chennai is a beautiful metropolitan city of India, and you might not face any problem here. The local language is Tamil and only the educated one can speak English. Chennai is well planned and well prepared for its tourists coming from all the corners of the globe.

Few Suggestions
Don't get into any unknown or illegal activity. Do not try to disturb the local culture and local atmosphere. Try to be well informed about the routes and the place you are going to visit. Contact us when and where needed, while on a wildlife India Tour.

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