Step into Pondicherry and you’ll wonder if you’re in India or France. The French colonized the place a long time ago but some of that allure still hovers in this union territory located 160 kms south of Chennai, Tamil Nadu.
The architecture is French, the road signs are in French (along with English and Tamil), a lot of people speak fluent French and most restaurants serve steak and wine!
It is a quaint little place and you can see everything there is to see in Pondicherry in one day. But if you have more time, you can just relax, slow down and find meaning and purpose in the simple things in life. From yoga and meditation to pottery or just sitting by the beach, there are numerous ways to unwind in Pondicherry.
The Preferred Way of Going from Chennai to Pondicherry
the most popular driving route from Chennai to Pondicherry is the picturesque East Coast Road (ECR) that runs along the Bay of Bengal coastline. Here’s a fab idea to make the most of your trip—hop in to a cab so you can focus all your attention on the scenery instead of keeping your eyes on the road all the time
Pondicherry- Homestay-Gratitude, a Heritage Home Pondicherry Or Homestay -Le Ciel Homestay Pondicherry
Hotel accommodation is strictly subject to availability at the time of booking.
Early morning, board the Car and start your journey from Chennai to Pondicherry which is approximately 160 Kms from Central Chennai.
On route Visit-
Mahabalipuram- Mahabalipuram is also known as Mamallapuram. It’s a place dripping with ancient cultural heritage and so much history. There are a number of monuments in this place and you just need to purchase a single ticket to visit them all.
Cholamandalam Arts Village– An unassuming introduction to local art, the Cholamandal Village is a serene set-up, displaying works of upcoming and established artists, painters and sculptors from South India. It was built in 1966 and is nine kilometers from the city.
Reach Pondy and check-in at your accommodation and relax, and Having delicious Dinner and Overnight stay at Pondy Homestay.
Morning after breakfast. Proceed for Local Sightseeing Visit to Manakula Vinayagar temple, Immaculate Conception Cathedral, Aurobindo Ashram, Auroville Matrimandir and Evening Visit to French War Memorial, Rock Beach, Promenade Beach after Visit Back to Homestay. Having delicious Dinner and Overnight stay at Pondy Home stay.
Morning after breakfast. Proceed for Local Sightseeing Visit to Museum, Botanical garden, Bharathi Park, Arikamedu, Chunnambur Back water For all those who are looking for a lit night, Pondicherry cannot be more amazing! It has got a store of nice clubs and bars where you can spend the night grooving and boozing with friends like Zero House, Paradise Lounge and more. So, if you are visiting Pondicherry with your friends or partner make sure you witness the nightlife!
Water Activities Like- Scuba Diving, Thrilling Scuba Diving, Surf through Thrilling waves, Banana ride.
After Enjoy all this come back to accommodation and Having delicious Dinner and Overnight stay at pondy Home stay.
After the Breakfast, it is time to return, now drive back to Chennai with beautiful Memorable.
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Hotels suggested in the itinerary can be changed and will be equivalent or more to the one given to you in terms of price as per the official rate sheet of the hotel.
Service tax extra as per new GST rules
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This tour is subject to availability.