The East Coast Highway of Tamil Nadu is a beautiful bike ride route in India. One can see the diversity and colours and flavours of life on this trail. The ride can start from Pulicat Lake, where the migratory flamingos enhance the ambience with their cacophony. Further moving towards the Sea shore temple at Mahabalipuram and then heading to the French settlement at Pondicherry; the famous Nataraja temple at Chidambaram; the unknown Danish colony at Tranquebar, the churches at Velankani or the Adam’s bridge at Rameshwaram are some of the options for exploration on the Eastern Coastal Road.
Approx. Riding Distance - 579 kms
Ideal Route: Pulicat Lake – Chennai – Mahabalipuram – Pondicherry – Cuddalore – Chidambaram – Tranquebar – Nagapattinam – Rameshwaram – Tuticorin
Best Riding Season: December and January