Pulicatlake is a beautiful lake in Nellore district and straddles both Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu. It is the second largest brackish water lake in India and comes only after Chilka Lake. A bird sanctuary also lies within the confines of the lake. A barrier island called Sriharikota separates the lake from Bay Bengal. The famous SatishDhawan Space centre is also located at this barrier island which makes it quite popular. The Pulicat wildlife sanctuary is home to many migratory birds like the Greater flamingos. The bird watchers can visit the sanctuary and get closer to the nature.
How to get to Pulicat Lake?
Pulicat Lake is located in Nellore district. However, the best way to reach the lake is through Chennai as it is merely 65 kms from here. The nearest railway station to the lake is Sulurpeta which is at 13 kms from the lake. Taxi is easily available to Pulicatlake as many tourists come to the lake.
When to visit the lake?
To capture the lake in the peak of its beauty, try to visit Pulicat Lake during monsoons which come in the month of July and August. Alternatively, you can also visit the lake in winters as the weather is pleasant.