Pondicherry Tourist Places | Pondicherry Beaches | Auroville Pondicherry

Pondicherry Tourist Places | Pondicherry Beaches | Auroville Pondicherry


Pondicherry, officially known as Puducherry
is one of the seven Union Territories of India. Affectionately called Pondy, this is a beautiful
seaside town where you can find a perfect blend of Indian and French traditions. Currently, this is the most populous city
of Indian Union territory Puducherry with a population of 657209 and an area of 492
sq Km. [Source: Wikipedia]
The city is bordered by the Indian state Tamil Nadu and for that reason, you can mostly experience
the Tamil culture here. Also, in the former French colony of Pondicherry,
you can experience French architecture and culture perfectly merged with Tamil culture. For that, this place is a perfect escape from
the busy urban world, where you can find peace, scenic beauty, reach culture, some exotic
French cuisine and a lot more. Here is a short tour guide of Pondicherry. Day-1
On day-1, first reach Pondicherry from any part of the country. Pondicherry is well connected to the rest
of the Country. It can be reached both by train or air. By air reach Chennai airport first. From there go to Pondicherry by road. Chennai is 135 Km away from Pondicherry and
it will take almost 4 hours to reach Pondicherry from Chennai. A local cab will charge around Rs 2600 for
this trip. There is also bus service available in this
route. Fare starts from Rs 250. If you are traveling by train then go to Pondicherry
station directly. Upon arriving Pondicherry check in to your
hotel. Day-2
On day-2, after breakfast go for a sightseeing tour. Reserved Car fare will be around Rs 2500
1st go to Auroville Ashram Auroville Ashram is a ‘Universal Town’ founded
in the year 1926 by Sri Aurobindo. Here, men and women from across the world
of all cultures and traditions live together in peace. From there go to visit Seaside Promenade
This clean and well-maintained place is famous for beautiful view of sunrise and at this
place you can actually feel the proximity of the sea. After that go to Pondicherry Beach
Pondicherry Beach is another famous beach in the city. It is 1.2 kilometers long along the Bay of
Bengal and is the most famous road in Pondicherry. In the afternoon visit Serenity Beach
This is the most beautiful beach in Pondicherry. This virgin beach attracts many tourists every
day due to its calm & quiet environment. Day-3
On day-3 morning 1st go to Paradise Beach Situated in Chunnambar, close to Pondicherry
town, Paradise Beach is a beautiful golden sand beachfront. Anytime, you can enjoy cold sea breeze here. A 20-30 minutes ferry ride across the backwaters
is required to reach here. After that visit Arikamedu
Arikamedu is an ancient Roman trade center and is a hidden gem for the tourists. The name means ‘eroding mount’ in Tamil. A very little fact is known about any Indo-Roman
business ties Before Christ era, however, with the discovery of Arikamedu widespread
proofs were found regarding this Indo-Roman tie-ups. Ages ago, the port town was occupied by the
people of Rome, Cholas, and French and served as a famous maritime center from 1st century
BC to 2nd century AD. Day-4
On day-4 head back to Chennai for departure. Where to Stay
In Pondicherry, you can find numerous hotels of different budget range. Typical mid-range Pondicherry hotels will
charge around Rs 2000 per day. The total package will cost around Rs 9000
for a couple. So, overall it will be a nice short trip where
you can enjoy the proximity of nature and reach culture.

9 thoughts on “Pondicherry Tourist Places | Pondicherry Beaches | Auroville Pondicherry

  1. You can’t visit Auroville in one day. You have to go personally to register & visit next day. Strange !!!

  2. Been there and had a great time. Stayed at villa La serenity with my family. An independent villa. Check my youtube account to know more about the place. Two days are just fine and its convenient if you drive there. Easy to go about but very narrow roads. Most of the roads have barricades i dont understand why. At the same time the heat is a bit difficult to handle.

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