Day-trip down history lane around Chennai

If you keep it short, though, you’ll have stron chances for a return ride the same day, but only if you’re equipped to ride in the dark. Return to Chennai can be in vehicle, train or ride based upon personal fitness levels. Chennai can boast of being in close proximity to quite a few landmark forts. The 147 km-long route encompassing Utthukottai, Nagalapuram and Puttur is filled with treking sites. The 140 km ride can be completed within 7-8 hours.

Advertisement

Chennai can boast of being in close proximity to quite a few landmark forts.

Cycling to these heritage structures is a good way to have some fun and exercise while enriching your understanding of their glorious past.

The weather is usually ideal for cycling between July and February — barring the heavy monsoons, of course — but light summer showers in this season may also give the day a cyclist-friendly turn, when you least expect it.

Here are a few historically significant forts within a radius of 150 km from the city, perfect for pedalling to, exploring and returning merrily the same day. Chandragiri Fort Located next to Tirupathi, this fort in Andhra Pradesh was once the capital of the Vijayanagar Kingdom.


Stay updated with all the Chennai Latest News headlines here. For more exclusive & live news updates from all around India, stay connected with NYOOOZ.

IPL 2018   

CSK vs RCB- Battle Between Two Southern Powerhouse

Related Articles