The closest railroad station is Chidambaram from where it is open by street. The Pichaam Mangrove Forest close Chidambaram is the world's second biggest mangrove woods. Pichaam mangrove woodland is situated between two unmistakable estuaries, the Vellar estuary in the north and Coleroon estuary in the south. The Vellar-Coleroon estuarine complex structures the Killai backwater and Pichaam mangroves.
The backwaters are interconnected by the Vellar and Coleroon waterway frameworks and offer bottomless extension for water games, for example, paddling, kayaking and kayaking. The Pichaam backwoods offers waterscape and backwater travels, as well as another exceptionally uncommon sight - the mangrove woods trees are for all time established in a couple of feet of water. There are in excess of 400 water courses accessible for boating.
The mangroves likewise pull in transient and neighborhood winged animals including snipes, cormorants, egrets, storks, herons, spoonbills and pelicans. Around 177 types of winged animals having a place with 15 orders and 41 families have been recorded. High populace of winged animals could be seen from November to January because of high accessibility of prey, incident of the season of entry of genuine vagrants from outside nations and neighborhood transients from their rearing grounds crosswise over India. The accessibility of ious territory composes, for example, channels, rivulets, ravines, mud pads and sand pads and contiguous ocean shore offers perfect living space for distinction types of feathered creatures and creatures.