Camp & Kayak

5/5.0 (3 Reviews)

  Kollidam , Tamilnadu

Highlights

Ideal for Stargazing

River View

Great for families

River Kayaking

About the campsite
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 weekend camping on the banks of backwater and explore the wilderness of river Kollidam by kayaking. Learn Kayaking from international certified kayaking instructors & kayak your way to glory exploring the 20 kms 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.
Activities
Kayaking
River Dip
Stargazing
Campfire
Beach Visit
Amenities
Western Toilets
Shower
Electricity in common areas
Charging Point
Bedding & Blanket
Parking Facility
Stay in Dome Tents
Meals
Safety Features
Gated Private Campsite
Safety Gear
Certified Instructors
Sterilised Tents
Sanitiser in common areas
Backup Container
Fever Checked Staff
Crowd Free Campsite
Itinerary
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Day 1
Noon:

Kayaking
Check-in at 2.30 PM. High-tea & Snacks on arrival. Start Discover Kayaking Session. Learn Balance, Different Strokes, Board Handling, Control and Maneuvers. And head out for a kayaking expedition along River Kollidam.

Night:

Campfire
Post Kayaking session freshen up & assemble for a Campfire session followed by dinner

Stargazing
Near Zero light pollution at the campsite makes for a great stargazing experience. Download Skymap app and indulge in DIY stargazing

Day 2
Morning:

River Dip
Wake-up, finish tea, strap-on to life jackets & jump into the backwaters for a refreshing dip

Noon:

Beach Visit
Post the river dip, freshen up, finish breakfast, check-out and on the way, go on a guided beach visit.

Included in the price:
  • Camping in a private campsite in Tents with sterilised bedding & blankets
  • All camping equipment
  • 1 Kayaking Session
  • Equipment rentals
  • Safety gears / life jackets
  • Refreshments, snacks and Dinner on Day 1
  • Tea / Coffee & Breakfast on Day 2
Important Info

Check-In - 2.30 pm
Check-Out - 10.30 am

Accessible By:
Bikes, Cars & Public Transport (Bus + Rickshaw / Train + Rickshaw)

Best Time to visit:
July - March

Cancellation Policy:
Full refund minus taxes & service fee (5%) if cancelled 4 days before the date of stay
No refund if cancelled within 4 days from the date of stay

Campsite Rules
No Alcohol
No Smoking
No Littering
Valid ID required
How to get here?
Campsite is accessible by Cars & Two Wheelers. There is ample parking space.
People taking public transport can
1) Take a Bus / Train from Chennai to Chidambaram & Take a rick from Chidambaram (20 mins ride and Rick contact can be shared)
2) Reach Pondy, take bus to Chidambaram and from Chidambaram take a rick to the campsite
Map

Exact location to be shared on booking

3 Reviews
Sushmitha Sriramulu
(5/5.0)

We had a wonderful experience in Kollidam camp'!! All the instructors were really nice! We enjoyed being there! To learn Kayaking and enjoy as well at the same time, do go with exoticamp, fun is for sure! And not to forget mentioning about the food, it's really awesome

Saranya Narayana Swamy
(5/5.0)

Highly recommend this place. Went for this with no expectations because this was going to be my camping experience and here I'm back with so many beautiful memories and learnings. Extremely friendly people, beautiful and safe environment, lovely weather, loads of fun, yummy food and high energy around. What else can anyone ask for!

Satya Dev
(5/5.0)

The hosts have a genuine interest in making camping an easy and memorable experience. Food was excellent and the kayaking was a lot of fun. I highly recommend trying one of their camps.



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