Pulicat is a small seashore township that offers a revitalizing and exciting experience of expedition. This enthralling place situated on the barricade island of Sriharikota that serves as a divider of the Pulicat Lake from Bay of Bengal. This well known place is located at a distance of about 60 kilometers from Chennai and is at a distance of about 3 kilometers from Elavur. The town is esteemed as the second leading salt lagoon in India. It covers a total area of around 720 sq km of which 84 per cent comes in Andhra Pradesh and 16 per cent in Tamil Nadu. The Pulicat lake is sprawled over an area of 60 kilometers.
Pulicat lake located at the south boarder of Andhra Pradesh state and spread over both Andhra and Tamil Nadu states.
Andhra part of Pulicat lake is located in Sullurupeta mandal, Nellore district of Andhra Pradesh state, India - 524121.
Tamil Nadu part of Pulicat lake located near Pulicat Village in Minjur Taluk, Thiruvallur district of Tamil Nadu state, India - 601205.
Pulicat lake is situated near Sullurupeta town on Nh3 at Bay of Bengal coast. Since it is a huge lake, it can be reached in many directions.
The Pulicat lake is sprawled over an area of 60 kilometers. From Sullurupet town (Andhra Pradesh) to Pulicat village (Tamil Nadu).
There are three main approaches to Pulicat lake on visitors choice.
1 & 3 are for Bird watching, amongst Nelapattu is very famous. 2 is for boating , Dutch cemeteries and fort. Pulicat village is the place where many private boats available to rent. Tada (AP), Arambakkam (TN) are the other places to hire boats to visit beatiful Islands in the lake.
Budget hotels available at Sullurupeta and Ponneri towns. Choose Chennai for luxury stay.
Between November and February, when the migratory birds make Pulicat as their destination.
AP Tourism department conduct Flemingo festival on second week of January every year.