Day trips & excursions

Full-day tour to Pondicherry

Availability: Daily
Duration: 13 hours
Language: English
Mobile voucher accepted
Do this because
  • Discover Pondicherry and its history, stunning monuments and more
  • Learn about India's fascinating culture and heritage
  • Enjoy a once in a lifetime experience at the utopian town of Auroville
What to expect

Discover Pondicherry in this full-day tour packed right to the brim! Pondicherry is a wonderful place to explore and has origins that trace back to Saint Gasthya, the revered sage of the South.

You will visit excavation sites near Pondicherry which reveals a Roman settlement that existed here 2000 years ago. It was the theatre of many battles between the British and French and was also the capital of French India before it attained its independence.

Have fun visiting the unique utopian town of Auroville and venture on to the Sri Aurobindo Ashram, a place that promotes peace and harmonious living and was founded by saint-philosopher Sir Aurobindo.

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What's included
  • Round-trip transportation
  • English speaking local guide
What's not included
  • Tips
Reduced price
  • Children (6-12 years)
Where

Pick-up from your hotel

Meeting point:

During booking, you will be asked to provide your pick-up address. Please confirm the pick-up place and time directly with the local operator whose contact information can be found in the voucher after booking.

What to remember
  • Please confirm the pick-up place and time directly with the local operator. You can find their contact information in the voucher after booking
  • Please note that this tour is available for a maximum of 7 people
  • Over 13 years must purchase an adult ticket
  • Unfortunately, children under the age of 6 are unable to participate in this tour
  • This tour requires a lot of walking so comfortable shoes and clothing are suggested
  • Please bring your own water bottles, sunglasses and caps
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When
  • Daily at 7.30am
  • Please arrive at least 10 minutes before departure
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Provider
Le Passage to India Tours and Travels Private Limited
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100 % refund if you cancel up to 2 days before the activity begins.

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