Chunnambar Boat House

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Time Required: 2-3 hrs

Timings:

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Entry Fee:

Adults- INR 5,
Children (between 4 years and 8 years)- INR 3
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Chunnambar Boat House, Pondicherry Overview

Chunambar is a quaint little hamlet located along Cuddalore Main Road, around 8 km from Pondicherry. This serene town is visited by tourists for its beach, which is know as Paradise Beach, situated near the mouth of the backwater. With pristine sand and crystallized water, it is a perfect place for one to spend a day out playing water sports and bathing in the sun. A short cruise is also organized for the visitors which gives them a fantastic overall view of the serene beauty of the waters. One can also spot dolphins playing around in the water making it a must-visit for the nature lovers.

People from near and far, from all over the world visit the place. It provides a serene environment away from the noise and fast-moving life of the city. One can self-introspect or spend a relaxing time at the beach by alongside the waters. Chunnambar is surrounded by greenery all over. It offers a beautiful view.

The stream of water alongside Chunnambar is a natural stream and is not very deep. There is a shelter provided which houses the bags and also offers some food and water bottles. Changing rooms are provided as well. It is a place which can be enjoyed and is worth visiting for every age group.

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One of the finest things to do at Chunnambar is to try getting an accommodation in the tree-house for an overnight stay. The accommodation provided is full of delightful surprises including being able to watch the sunrise and hearing the birds chirping.

Boating, boat tours of the backwater, trekking and picnics on the beach are some other facilities which are offered to the visitors. The backwater also has a restaurant named Seagulls which is a lounge that offers multiple cuisines. The specialty of the restaurant is, however, tandoori and Chinese food.

The best time to visit the place is during the months of January to March and further between September and December.

No liquor or outside food is allowed on the premises. Also, note that the entry in the boat house is charged.

Chunnambar Boat House is located on the Cuddalore Main Road at a distance of 7 km from Pondicherry. One can easily take an auto or a bus from here to the destination.

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