Nature Walk At Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras, Chennai Campus – Best Natural Evergreen Forest in Chennai – Visit, Travel Guide
– natural forest in the midst of chennai photo coverage
|CasualWalker’s Rating for IIT Madras Campus – Nature Walk:|
9.6 – Great / Excellent
Recently visited IIT Madras Campus – Nature Walk organised by the Heritage Centre of IIT Madras. The walk was wonderfully led by Professor Susy Varughese, a faculty member of IIT Madras and also part of Prakriti, the wildlife club at IIT Madras (IITM) that conserves the wildlife habitat inside the IITM Campus.
IITM campus is a protected forest and it houses variety of flora and fauna. Animals ranging from Spotted Deer, Palm civets, Blackbuck, Snakes, Monkeys, Birds, Mongoose, Squirrels, Jackals, Toddy & Wild Cats, Turtles and various types of reptiles, a plethora of insects including about 40 different species of butterflies, 100 species of exotic birds, 200 Plants and 150 species of animals can be found inside the rich ecosystem of IIT campus Madras. IITM campus also hosts large groups of migratory birds and butterflies every year.
IIT Chennai Campus is a kind of tropical dry evergreen forest, considered as an ideal example for the co-existence of various types of ecosystems including open grasslands, wetlands, thick forest patches and patches of scrub jungle.
Travel Tips for Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras, Chennai Campus:
Please Note: To visit IIT Madras Chennai Campus you have to get prior permission.
Address: Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Indian Institute Of Technology, Chennai – 600036
Transport for Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras, Chennai Campus:
More tips to reach IITM : https://www.iitm.ac.in/reaching
On Road: Taxis, buses and hired cars are easy ways to get around.
Nearest Railway Station: Chennai Central (Station Code MAS) and Chennai Egmore Railway station ( Station Code MS).
Nearest Airport: Chennai International Airport (Code MAA).
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