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Pondicherry Day Tour from Chennai

 Chennai    14 Hours 94 people interested today
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Trip Overview

Pondicherry, the city whose history was first recorded by the Dutch colonialists, experience its rich culture and visit the famous Aurobindo Ashram. Take a pause, let the beaches of Pondicherry enchant you.  



  • While in Pondicherry visit Aurobindo Ashram.
  • Walk around Auroville.
  • Spend time at the Pondicherry beach.
  • Visit Manakula Vinayagar temple, Chunnambar boat house and the botanical garden.


Detailed Overview

Pondicherry is the capital city and also the largest city of Indian union territory of Puducherry. Its history was first recorded by the Dutch, French and also the English colonialists. Pondicherry is located in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu and is famous for its beautiful beaches. The area was part of the Pallava kingdom of Kanchipuram in the 4th century. Pondicherry's average elevation is at sea level, and a number of sea inlets, referred to as "backwaters" can be found.



  • The tour starts early, our driver will pick you up at 6:00 - 7:00am from your hotel or residence in Chennai.
  • Drive from Chennai to Pondicherry will take up to 5 hours, we will stop for breakfast on the way.
  • Upon reaching Pondicherry, commonly known as Pondy, we can begin the tour with the visit to the famous Auroville.
  • Next place of the visit after Auroville can be Aurobindo Ashram, set up in 1926 and is a must visit attraction.
  • After the visit to the Ashram, take a nice walk on the promenade at the Pondicherry beach. 
  • Stop by a local restaurant to try out cuisine for lunch.
  • Post lunch, visit the Manakula Vinayagar temple, Chunnambar boat house and the Botanical garden.
  • We will start our drive back to Chennai by 5:00 pm.
  • Get dropped back to your hotel/residence by 9:30 pm (estimated time).

Basic Details

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  • All transportation using private Air-conditioned Sedan Car or SUV
  • Pickup and drop-off in Chennai city limits
  • Driver and Fuel charges
  • All highway tolls
  • 400 km of usage (can be exceeded with extra charges)


  • Monument entrance fees or tickets
  • Personal expenses
  • Any meals
  • Anything not mentioned in the inclusions
  • Any Toll and Parking fees

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Important Information

  • Carry your valid photo identity cards.
  • Pick up & drop off has to be the same location.
  • Sedan segment refers to 4+ seat Maruti Swift Dzire, Hyundai Xcent, Toyota Etios, etc.
  • SUV segment refers to big 6+1 seat Toyota Innova, Mahindra Xylo, Maruti Ertiga.
  • Night charge of Rs. 250 is applicable if the cab service is used between 10:00 pm to 6:00 am
  • The tour has a limit of 400 kilometer
  • 400 KMs limit can be exceeded and paid extra directly to the driver at the rate of:
    • 12/km for Sedan Car
    • 14/km for SUV
  • This is not a guided tour

Cancellation Policy

  • Full refund if cancelled before* 3 days
  • No refund after that


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

We have two options Sedans & bigger SUVs. In Sedans we provide Suzuki Dzire, Toyota Etios mostly, sometimes it could be Nissan Sunny. In SUVs we provide Toyotta Innova, Mahindra Xylo, Suzuki Ertiga. You can request a particular model while booking in \'Special Request\' and we try to provide it however you can not pick and choose exact car models. We operate only AC vehicles and hatchbacks are not available.


No. All our tours are private and exclusively for your family or group.


You need to book online from this page. We accept only online bookings. Booking is confirmed instantly through SMS and Email. Driver & Cab details are automatically sent on SMS/Email/Mobile App 3-6 hours before pick-up time.


Yes, all sightseeing tours need to be booked in advance. Tours often sell out so we suggest booking early to guarantee your desired tour day. Bookings are completely online and you can book on Website or Mobile app.


Meet-up Information/Reporting Point

  • Chennai Hotel or Residence
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