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New Year Camp & Kayak- Near Pondy With Exoticamp

Tue, 31 Dec 2019 9:00AM - Wed, 1 Jan 2020 3:00PM
Outside Chennai , Outdoors
Rs 1500 onwards
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  • Kayaking
  • Paddle Boarding
  • bird lover paradise
  • Stargazing
  • Icebreaking
  • Campfire session
Outdoors / Open Air
Alcohol Allowed : No
Tour Duration : 2 days, 1 nights
Stay Type : Tents
  • Veg
  • Non-veg
Kids Friendly
Stay Included
Breakfast Avaliable



Usher in this New Year by Camping in a pristine campsite by Kollidam river, under a billion starts, learn kayaking from certified instructors and go on a kayaking expedition.


Located on the northern bank of River Kollidam - (Cauvery's Tributary) & tucked away into the backwaters & mangrove forests, the campsite is a part of Pichavaram Mangrove Wetland Ecosystem.


Spend your New Year camping on the banks of backwater and explore the wilderness of river Kollidam by kayaking.


Learn Kayaking, Paddle Boarding from international certified kayaking instructors from a paddling academy 'Paddle for Future' & kayak your way to glory exploring the 20km backwater stretch of river kollidam. After you are done you could also take refreshing dips (with life jackets) in the backwaters!


What's more! The campsite is devoid of any light pollution and perfect for a breathtaking stargazing experience and night sky photography. The camp is also home to a variety of birds and is a bird lovers' paradise.




Day 1:

Leave Chennai by Saturday 9.00 am & reach the campsite by 2.30 pm.

2.30 pm: Welcome drinks & snacks on arrival at the campsite

3.30 pm: Discover Kayaking. Learn balance & different strokes, board handling and control, boarding manoeuvres.

6.30 pm: Camp briefing & tent pitching session

8.00 pm Dinner

9.00 pm Stargazing, Icebreaking & Campfire session

Post campfire you can retire into your tents as and when you wish to


Day 2:

6.00 am - Wake up early and post-tea/coffee.

6:30 am - Go for a Kayaking expedition chasing the backwaters.

10.00 am - Finish breakfast, relax for some time and checkout

11.00 am - Visit Pichavarm Mangroves and go for boating on your own.

3.00 pm - Reach Chennai


Tariff: Rs.2500/person


Tariff: Rs.1500/Kid


Cost includes:

Camping in a private outdoor academy

All camping equipment

Discover Kayaking and Kayaking expedition.

Equipment rentals

Safety gears/life jackets

Refreshments, snacks and Dinner on Day 1

Tea / Coffee & Breakfast on Day 2


Cost Excludes:

Boating at Pichavarm

Transport from Chennai to the camp and back.


Transportation options:

1. You can drive in your own car/bike. We will share the location.

2. You can also reach Chidambaram and we can arrange auto-rickshaw for Rs.200 one way to the camp.

3. Transportation can be arranged if there are enough takers and shared between the participants.

a) Cost for an AC tempo van will be Rs.11500 which can be shared, between11-13 members.

b)Cost for an AC 7-seater Innova will be Rs.9000 which can be shared by 7 members.


Why choose Exoticamp?

Exoticamp is the highest rated camping experiences curator in the country with a rating of 4.9/5.0 (over 700 reviews).



Do's & Don'ts

Strictly No Alcohol | No Smoking | No Plastics

Note: Kids above 8 can take part in Kayaking and other water activities

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