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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 at bringinging 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 of 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 reside in the township, belonging to 43 diverse nations.

 

Itinerary

  • You are requested to report to the Auroville visitor's centre by 9:00 a.m. or 2:00 p.m., as per your convenience.
  • Meet your guide of the day here, have a quick briefing session on the walk,, and start the tour.
  • You will be visiting the art and cultural center, which showcases 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.
  • The next stop would be Matrimandir viewpoint, where you can witness the golden globe,, a centre of attraction in Auroville.
  • Listen to the stories of Aurobindo and The Mother, based on whose thoughts Matrimandir was built.
  • You will also visit cafes and small stores within Auroville and get a chance to speak to the owners.
  • After the visit, you will be ending the tour at the the 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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