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Auroville Guided Walking Tour

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Trip Overview

Take a 2-hour guided tour of Auroville, which is a cultural centre working towards strengthening humanity and mankind and where you can witness the mix of different cultures. 

Highlights

  • Understand the thoughts and ideas of Sri Aurobindo and The Mother. 
  • Interact with the friendly locals who are from different parts of the world. 
  • Witness the mesmerising beauty of the golden globe of Matrimandir. 

 

Detailed Overview

Auroville is an experimental township founded in 1968 by Mirra Alfassa, a spiritual associate of Sri Aurobindo, and it was aimed to bring all kinds of people together to strengthen humanity and harmonious living for a better world. Designed by architect Roger Anger, it is situated in Villupuram District, 15 kilometres north from Pondicherry. Matrimandir, a temple located in the heart of the township, is a huge beaming sphere enclosed with gold. Bordered by a beautiful park, the central dome is utilized for meditation purposes. An estimated 2200 people are residing in the township, belonging to 43 diverse nations.

 

Itinerary

  • You are requested to report at Auroville visitor's centre by 9:00 AM or 2:00 PM as per your convenience.
  • Meet your guide of the day here and have a quick briefing session on the walk and start the tour. 
  • You will be visiting the art and cultural centre showcasing the various arts and crafts.
  • At Auroville people from different countries live and this place is known as the universal city in the making in South-India, dedicated to the ideal of human unity based on the vision of Sri Aurobindo and The Mother
  • Visit Savitri Bhavan a centre dedicated to fostering a living sense of Human unity through spiritual education.
  • Next stop would be Matrimandir viewpoint, where you can witness the golden globe a centre of attraction of Auroville. 
  • Listen to the stories of Aurobindo and The Mother, based on whose thoughts Matrimandir was built. 
  • You will also visit cafes, small stores within Auroville and get a chance to speak to the owners. 
  • After the visit, you will be ending the tour at Auroville visitor's centre. 

Basic Details

Start Point
Auroville Visitor Information Centre
Finish Point
Auroville Visitor Information Centre
Start time
9:00 am 2:00 pm
Category
Tours & SightseeingWalking ToursFamily-friendly
Trip Code
O793A2949

Inclusions

  • Service of a knowledgeable guide.
  • Tour as per the itinerary.

Exclusions

  • Any hotel pick up or drop off.
  • Any expenses of personal nature.
  • Anything not mentioned in the inclusions. 
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Important Information

  • The tour involves a moderate amount of walking.
  • All guests are requested to wear comfortable walking shoes, sunglasses/sunscreen, umbrella, hats or scarf and camera if interested in photography.
  • Children below 5 years of age (accompanied by an adult) are not charged for the tour.
  • Children aged between 5 to below 12 years will be charged half the adult price.
  • The guests are requested to bring the following during the tour - Water bottle, camera and its accessories to you enjoy photography, sunglasses, sunscreen and umbrella (in case of rainy season or summers).

Cancellation Policy

  • Full refund if cancelled before* 24 hour
  • No refund after that

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Meet-up Information/Reporting Point

  • Auroville Visitor Information Centre.
  • The local person's contact details will be shared in the booking voucher which is sent via email. 
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