Explore Art, History and Contemporary Pondicherry in a Full Day Tour

Tour Number

Activity Level

788175


Categories

City, Day Trip / Out of Town, First Time Visitor, Museums / Culture

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes. Yes. Suitable for kids of all ages. Children must be supervised at all times by their wards.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 3

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent), Hindi (basic), Tamil (fluent)

Ancient Temples, Beautiful French Architectures & Monuments, Blissful Beaches and Shopping


This is specially designed itinerary to explore Pondicherry and its rich french heritage in a day tour. We will visit ancient Temples, Fabulous French Monuments & churches and give some time a break to relish, relax at blissful beaches and backwaters, enjoy a scrumptious authentic south Indian meal served traditionally on banana leaves, explore Pondicherry's history with an unparalleled experience of visiting the beautiful art relics, handicrafts and optionally go out for some of the best shopping deals of Pondicherry.

This tour aims to understand the insights on how the city came into being as it is now. I will engage you in lively conversations and share some interesting facts about Pondicherry's history and also explore the contemporary importance and essence of the metropolis.

Please note: The museum is closed on Mondays and Indian public holidays. We will visit an alternate site, such as a temple or church or another site.

Itinerary

The first stop is at one of the ancient "Manakula Vinayagar Temple" built beyond 15th Century, a Vibrant Hindu temple known for its elephant blessings, ornately carved stone walls & golden chariot.
Stop : Sri Aurobindo Ashram surrounds a tree-shaded courtyard, at the center of which lies the beautifully flower-decorated "Samadhi" of Sri Aurobindo & Mother, a ideal place for meditation & spirituality.
Stop at: Sri Aurobindo Handmade Paper factory, visit one of the oldest handmade paper factory & understand their production process.
Next, we go to Matrimandir -A Golden globe built as a symbol of peace & integrity in the heart of Auroville - an international model town with ecological & sustainable way of living.
Stop: Paradise Beach, ride through boat in the backwater & reach beautiful island beach
We, then drive past to visit some places of historic interest such as Notre dame church, Sacred heart Church.
Stop: Pondicherry Museum - one of the finest museum
If time permits, we will visit a local bazaar in town

Meeting Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Airport, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building

Duration: 7 hours

Duration of Tour might be altered or changed due to Bad Weather, Local holidays etc

Transportation

- We will use modern air conditioned vehicles of Leading Brands with Government approved safety standards and fitness certification passed.
- We will walk through some busy streets, marketplaces to explore and shop.
- If there will be more than 3 people, please inquire for a quote.

What’s Included

  • Guiding Services
  • Private Transportation

Other: -a bottle of the mineral water

Estimated Local Cash Needed

3700 INR - (approximately 50 USD) per person For Meals, Entry Fees or Any expenses for your private use

For entrance fees:
Pondicherry Museum - 10 USD
Pondicherry Boat House - 10 USD

What’s Extra

  • Personal Expenses
  • Souvenirs

Other: -Entrance fees to the Pondicherry Museum and Pondicherry Boat House is not included.

-Camera fees wherever applicable.
- Meals.

Restrictions

I do not have any restrictions in regard to my guiding, I can offer a full range of experiences

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    250 USD(for up to 3 people) (duration: 7 hours) deposit ?

  • Tour Number

    Activity Level

    788175


    Categories

    City, Day Trip / Out of Town, First Time Visitor, Museums / Culture

    Details

    Kid Friendly: Yes. Yes. Suitable for kids of all ages. Children must be supervised at all times by their wards.

    Friendly: No.

    Maximum travelers: 3

    Language(s)

    explanation

    English (fluent), Hindi (basic), Tamil (fluent)

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