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Pondicherry Vibes: A Day Tour Of French Town Of South India 10 hours

  • Covid-19 Safe
  • Private tour
  • Solo friendly

Explore Puducherry's culture in a day. Experience the region's rich heritage through sacred sites, colonial beauty, bustling markets, and tranquil beaches. Join us for fantastic Puducherry experiences. Join us and discover the magic of Puducherry for yourself.

8:00 AM - 9:30 AM: Pick up from your hotel or any desired location. Auroville - Commence the day with a contemplative visit to Auroville, exploring the Matrimandir and its serene environs, reflecting the ethos of human unity and peace.

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM: Aurobindo Ashram - Journey into spiritual introspection at the Aurobindo Ashram, a revered sanctuary offering insight into the teachings of Sri Aurobindo and The Mother.

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM: Manakula Vinayagar Temple, Botanical garden - Experience the rich Hindu heritage at Manakula Vinayagar Temple, venerating Lord Ganesha, followed by moments of reflection amidst its cultural ambience. Next, Traverse the verdant expanse of the Botanical Garden, an arboreal haven established in the 19th century, featuring an eclectic array of botanical specimens and horticultural marvels.

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM: Churches Exploration - Explore the architectural splendour and spiritual sanctity of prominent churches like the Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Jesus and Eglise de Notre Dame des Anges, emblematic of Puducherry's colonial legacy.

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM: Paradise Beach - Retreat to the idyllic shores of Paradise Beach for relaxation and rejuvenation, where golden sands meet azure waters, offering a tranquil respite from the urban bustle.

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM: French Colony & India Quarters - Embark on a cultural odyssey through the quaint streets of the French Colony, adorned with colonial architecture, and delve into the vibrant essence of the India Quarters, showcasing local life and traditions.

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM: Lunch Break - Indulge in a culinary journey encompassing French and South Indian flavours at a distinguished local eatery, savouring the gastronomic delights of Puducherry's diverse cuisine. ( Lunch not included in the tour)

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM: Muslim Quarters & Market Walk - Navigate through the bustling lanes of the Muslim Quarters, immersing in the bustling markets teeming with spices, textiles, and artisanal crafts, engaging with the vivacious spirit of local commerce.

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM: Lighthouse visit - Cap off your journey with a mesmerizing sunset at Promenade Beach and a visit to the iconic lighthouse, offering panoramic views of the coastline.

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM: Museum Visit - Enrich your understanding of Puducherry's historical tapestry with a visit to the Puducherry Museum, home to an eclectic ensemble of artefacts and exhibits chronicling the region's cultural heritage.

5:30 PM - 6:00 PM: Sunset at Promenade Beach - Conclude the day with a breathtaking spectacle as the sun sets over Promenade Beach, casting hues of crimson and gold across the horizon, offering a moment of serenity and reflection.

6:00 PM: Departure back to the designated drop-off point, enriched by a day of exploration and cultural immersion in Puducherry's captivating tapestry

What's included

* Please check prices for full list of inclusions and exclusions


Inclusions

  • Comfortable and air-conditioned transport for seamless travel between attractions
  • Expert commentary throughout the itinerary, offering insights into the region's history, and culture
  • Inclusive of all entrance fees to attractions such as Auroville, Aurobindo Ashram, other landmarks
  • Enjoy a picturesque sunset at Promenade Beach, accompanied by panoramic views and relaxation
  • Opportunities for cultural interaction through visits to local markets, temples, and historic sites
  • Explore the iconic lighthouse and enjoy panoramic views of the coastline
  • Priority on participant comfort with rest breaks and comfortable seating arrangements
  • Our devoted team assists 24/7

Exclusions

  • Gratuities and personal expenses
  • Anything not mentioned in the inclusions

Details

Available in

English


Available for

Seniors, Adults, Infants



Departure & Return

Start city: Pondicherry , Puducherry, India

Pick up times available: 08:00, 08:30

Pick up location: Pondicherry city

Ends at: Hotel in Pondicherry

Nearest airport: Chennai International Airport (MAA)



Eco Features:

  • Licensed tour guide
  • Local or indigenous tour guide(s)

Cancellation policy

0% cancellation fee - 7 days or more before the travel date
50% cancellation fee - between 3-6 days before the travel date
100% cancellation fee - between 0-2 days before the travel date

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from $73 per person