Tour Type : Private Trips
Key Sight: Sri Aurobindo Ashram, Auroville City, Kapaleeshwarar Temple, St Mary’s Church, Art Gallery, Marina Beach
The eternal favourite with the tourist and travellers, Pondicherry isendowed withstrategic location; awe-inspiring natural beauty and undeniably its French past and cultural heritage make Pondicherry a major tourist destination. With one day Pondicherry tour, you'll be able to experience its many beautiful sides such as Sri Aurobindo Ashram, Pondicherry Museum and Auroville city. So get ready to experience the ethereal beauty of this city.
In the morning you’ll be pickup from your Chennai hotel and drive approximately 2.5 hours by private vehicle for the Pondicherry region.
When you arrive, your professional guide will take on a tour of the spiritual community “Sri Aurobindo Ashram” noted as The Mother, a spiritual siteattraction and represent an amalgam of yoga and modern science.
Step to the neighbouring Pondicherry Museum, nestled in Bharathi Park. On the way, your guide will point out many structures that show belongings of French colonial significance. Inside, observe the museum’s spectacular collection of artifacts, sculptures and archaeological findings from the old Arikamedu settlement, a Tamil fishing village that traded with the Romans.
In the middle of sightseeing, your guide will advise a considerable restaurant in Pondicherry where you can delight some French-Indian melding cuisine (own expense).
Then, you’ll drive approximately 4 miles (6.5 km) for Auroville, a small town and spiritual community. Here, you’ll visit Matrimandir . Be amazed at the plated gold of its 98-foot high (30-meter) with a lotus-shaped foundation vase, then roam inside to watch the utter-white interior and huge crystal in the center. Discover from your guide how this temple is an important spiritual place for experts of intrinsic yoga.
After your enduring tour, you’ll be proceeding for your Chennai hotel or the Chennai Airport/Railway Station for your onward journey.