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23 - 24 Nov, 2019 Chennai

Groovin' In Pichavaram, Getaway by RTCChennai

By: theRoadTripsCo'Chennai

Have a Passion for the travelling?

We’re escaping to the dense Mangroove forests of Pichavaram for a weekend retreat. Join us for an amazing trip surrounded by nature as we stay at a 4-star property near Auroville. Early morning bird spotting walk, photography sessions with a professional, boat rides and so much more...what are you waiting for?

Why you should join us:

  • Explore the beautiful Mangroves of Pichavarm 
  • Learn tips and tricks of photography from our photography expert - Balaji Shanmugam
  • Escape the city hustle for a weekend 
  • Enjoy a boat ride that takes you around the mangroves
  • Spend time chilling in the pool 
  • Relax and unwind at the luxurious hotel, Grand Serenaa
  • Spot some exquisite birds 
  • The best picture gets a chance to be featured on our social media
  • Experience the thrill of convoy driving 
  • Meet like-minded people make new friends 

Meet the photography expert: BALAJI SHANMUGAM
Born and brought up in Chennai, Balaji Shanmugam is a passionate photographer and traveler. His love for the great outdoors and varied cultures inspired him to pick up the camera whenever he could find time from his software engineering career. His work is now featured in reputed brands like Natgeo India, Cntraveller India, Tripoto community and Canon India. Bala has also conducted several photo-walks and leads a start-up firm for art and photography called "Photo Meet Chennai" which is a platform for young talents to join and learn the best skills for free. 

Meeting Point
Uthandi Toll 
https://goo.gl/maps/nrRCbq5aRh1mCroG7 

The Plan: 
Day 1:
Assemble at the meeting point at 6:00 AM
The convoy departs for Pondicherry
Stopover at Mahabs for breakfast
Check-in to the resort at Pondicherry 
Have a photography training session and tuck into lunch
Relax in the evening 
Dinner

Day 2
Leave early in the morning; bird spotting; mangrove boat ride; click birds & natural habitat; 
Return for late breakfast; 
Debrief session on what snaps worked; what didn't work
Start upon return to Chennai late after lunch, to return to the city by evening. 

Registration 
Double Sharing - INR 4250/- per person
Triple Sharing - INR 3480/- per person

Inclusions: 
> All Meals (Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast)
> Twin/Triple Sharing in Maple Category Rooms (From the Property -  330sq.ft living space tailored and designed to your every need. Drift off in a king-sized or twin bed; soak away your day in a beautifully appointed bathroom)
> Welcome Drink on Arrival
> Unlimited WiFi 
> Pool & Activity Centre Access from 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
> The RoadTrips Co. Assistance
> Trip Management Fees

Exclusions
> Vehicle, fuel, toll
> Any personal expense
> Any vehicle breakdown
> Anything not mentioned in ‘inclusions’ above 

Notes:
•    We are a RoadTripping community, not a travel agency.
•    Our events are participative; everyone pitches in on the trip
•    Kids, Family, Friends, everyone's welcome on this trip
•    Participants must adhere to the guidelines of The RoadTrips Co (RTC) Drive Captain at all times
•    Anyone found violating the guidelines shall be removed from the trip with immediate effect, no refunds shall be given
•    The RoadTrips Co (RTC) reserves the right to change or alter the schedule and offerings
•    The RoadTrips Co (RTC) decision in case of any disputes shall be final and binding

Cancellation & Refund Policy: 
1. Cancellation before 30 days of the trip- 0% cancellation fee 
2. Cancellation between 30 to before 15 days of the trip- 50% cancellation fee 
3. Cancellation between 15 to before 7 days of the trip- 75% cancellation fee 
4. No refund from 7 days of the trip 
P.S: The Booking is transferable. Not refundable 

About The Roadtrips Co:
We’re a fun loving community that has a passion for, you guessed it, roadtrips! 
We’re a rapidly growing community of like-minded travellers, with varied interests, backgrounds, professions, passions but tied together by our love for travel and exploring new places. It doesn’t matter what vehicle you drive, if you’re an experienced roadtripper, join us, meet new folks, make friends with like-minded roadtrippers and let’s hit the road together!

Join us to come across like-minded RoadTrippers! Don’t Worry we don’t spam your inbox. 
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What to expect at this meet up


The Plan

Meeting Point
Uthandi Toll 
https://goo.gl/maps/nrRCbq5aRh1mCroG7 

The Plan: 
Day 1:

Assemble at the meeting point at 6:00 AM
The convoy departs for Pondicherry
Stopover at Mahabs for breakfast
Check-in to the resort at Pondicherry 
Have a photography training session and tuck into lunch
Relax in the evening 
Dinner

Day 2
Leave early in the morning; bird spotting; mangrove boat ride; click birds & natural habitat; 
Return for late breakfast; 
Debrief session on what snaps worked; what didn't work
Start upon return to Chennai late after lunch, to return to the city by evening. 


Cancellation & Refund Policy

  • Cancellation before 30 days of the trip- 0% cancellation fee
  • Cancellation between 30 to before 15 days of the trip- 50% cancellation fee
  • Cancellation between 15 to before 7 days of the trip- 75% cancellation fee
  • No refund from 7 days of the trip
  • P.S: The Booking is transferable. Not refundable

Join us to come across like-minded RoadTrippers! Don’t Worry we don’t spam your inbox

Notes

Participant must adhere to the guidelines of the drive captain at all times. Anyone found violating the guidelines shall be removed from the sorint immediate effect, no refund shall be given, RTC reserves the right to change or alter the schedule and offering RTC's decision in case of any disputes shall be final and binding

Overview

Meeting Point
Uthandi Toll 
https://goo.gl/maps/nrRCbq5aRh1mCroG7 

The Plan: 
Day 1:

Assemble at the meeting point at 6:00 AM
The convoy departs for Pondicherry
Stopover at Mahabs for breakfast
Check-in to the resort at Pondicherry 
Have a photography training session and tuck into lunch
Relax in the evening 
Dinner

Day 2
Leave early in the morning; bird spotting; mangrove boat ride; click birds & natural habitat; 
Return for late breakfast; 
Debrief session on what snaps worked; what didn't work
Start upon return to Chennai late after lunch, to return to the city by evening. 

RTC IMAGES

 

Booking Category

CATEGORY PRICE
Double sharing 4250/-
Triple Sharing 3480/-
 

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Chennai, Tamil Nadu

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