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Pondicherry City Bike Tour with Breakfast

Pondicherry City Bike Tour with Breakfast

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Hop a vintage-style bicycle to discover French, Tamil, and Muslim neighborhoods in the scenic, seaside city of Pondicherry. Traveling by bike isn't only a fun way to get around town—you’ll also be able to cover more sights in less time. Speed down cobblestoned streets and beachside promenades, getting a peek at colonial architecture and flower-filled public parks. A garden breakfast is included, with your choice of French or South Indian.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$20.54
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$20.54
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BLive Electric Bike Tours - Picturesque Pondicherry

BLive Electric Bike Tours - Picturesque Pondicherry

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• Bike past the quaint and quite by lanes of French Quarters to encounter local scenes of Pondicherry’s life. • Ride through spiritually charged Aurobindo Ashram and unwind yourself on wheels. • Refuel with French inspired dessert at a heritage building, now home to an award-winning restaurant.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$20.54
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$20.54

Indian Cooking Class in Pondicherry

Indian Cooking Class in Pondicherry

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Learn how to cook traditional South Indian fare with this cooking class. You'll start your experience by choosing what you want to make from around 30 different dishes, with lots of vegetarian options available. After a trip to the nearby Goubert Market to pick up ingredients, your class will begin, with hands-on instruction every step of the way. Once your food is prepared, it's time to eat...and you'll get to do so the traditional way, using banana leaves for plates.    
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$28.21
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$28.21

Traditional Kolam Class in Pondicherry

Traditional Kolam Class in Pondicherry

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South India is known for its lush scenery and standout attractions, but the best entry-point into the picturesque region is through its craft traditions. During this unique and instructive lesson, you’ll discover the art of Kolam, rice powder-painted patterns that Indian women draw in front of their homes. Both children and adults are welcome to this family-friendly workshop, which gives insights into local cultures.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$9.62
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$9.62

Trip to Visit Gangaikonda Cholapuram and Airavatesvara Temple from Pondicherry

Trip to Visit Gangaikonda Cholapuram and Airavatesvara Temple from Pondicherry

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Airavatesvara Temple is a UNESCO world heritage site along with other Chola temples built between 10th to 12th century AD. Its unlike the Brihadeshwara and Gangaikonda Cholapuram temples is a smaller in size and  wonderful work of art and architecture. It has lot of exquisite carving and was built associating the concept of Nitya Vinoda which means perpetual entertainment The city of Gangaikondacholapuram was probably founded by Rajendra chola before his 17th year. Most of the Chola kings who succeeded Rajendra were crowned here. The Vimana with its recessed corners and upward movement presents a striking contrast to the straight-sided pyramidal tower of Thanjavur but with octagon shape of Dravidian architecture. As it rises to a height of 182 feet (55 m) and is shorter than the Thanjavur tower with larger plinth, it is often described as the feminine counterpart of the Thanjavur temple.
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  • 10 to 12 hours
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$108.11
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$108.11
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Private Tour of Pondicherry and Auroville

Private Tour of Pondicherry and Auroville

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Take a private full-day tour of Pondicherry and Auroville and delve into the history of the French in India. Head to the historic French quarter in Pondicherry and visit attractions such as the Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, Barathi Park, Government Park, Old Town, and the botanical gardens. Stroll along Pondicherry Beach, and go to Auroville — a popular spiritual community founded in 1968. Learn about the history and traditions from your guide on a tour that includes private guide and transportation, and hotel pickup and drop-off.
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  • 6 to 8 hours
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$50.46
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$50.46
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Mehendi Art Class in Pondicherry

Mehendi Art Class in Pondicherry

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If you’ve ticked off the sights and are eager for more in-depth cultural experience, then this family-friendly workshop has you covered. Perfect for both kids and adults, this hands-on lesson teaches the time-honored Indian tradition of Mehendi, decorative designs drawn on hands and feet. Learn the history of the ancient art form as you make your own natural paste then practice tracing lines, building up to elaborate patterns.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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$11.54
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$11.54

Trip to Visit Historically Significant Churches in Pondicherry

Trip to Visit Historically Significant Churches in Pondicherry

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A town that is full of life one day may face the wrath of God and within a short span of time turn into rubble. Dhanushkodi is one such example it is now a town of just a few fishermen and remnants of its history. Though Dhanushkodi has been officially named a ghost town or city of the dead, it doesn’t give goosebumps. Instead, the charm of this ‘city of the dead’ will indeed make one’s heart long to come here again and again
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  • 3 to 4 hours
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$26.00
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$26.00
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Pondicherry city sightseeing by Private vehicle

Pondicherry city sightseeing by Private vehicle

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Pondicherry Tour (09:00 AM – 08:00 PM) Vehicle will be reported as per your convenient place in Pondicherry city, later Start from your hotel/Adresses in one of our finely maintained cars. Driven by the English speaking Chauffeurs, will guarantee you an excellent trip in India. Our wide range of fleet can cater to the diversified kinds of clientele, assuring a hassle free and comfortable travel. full day city tour as per the below itinerary also you can add or skip places as per your convenient with in the Pondicherry city limit after completion of tour you will be dropped as your convenient with in Pondicherry city limit Hotel/Adresses.   
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$42.67
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$42.67
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White Town Elite Sightseeing Trip

White Town Elite Sightseeing Trip

Experience Pondicherry like a local with a professional tour guide. Choose an option with Bicycle or E-Bike or Walking Tour Ride In the streets of white town, Tamil Quarters and Muslim quarters Aesthetic Kolam Experience in 19th Century Tamil Quarters.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$17.79
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$17.79

Day Trip to Mahabalipuram (Curated Private Sightseeing Experience)

Day Trip to Mahabalipuram (Curated Private Sightseeing Experience)

Experience the popular gateway Mahabalipuram’s UNESCO World Heritage Sites near to Chennai, known for its picturesque beauty, carved temples and rock-cut caves, heritage and culture on this guided day trip to Chennai's most perennial favorite gateway.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$131.45
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$131.45
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Best of the Pondicherry (Guided Full Day City Tour)

Best of the Pondicherry (Guided Full Day City Tour)

If you are running short on time or just come down to explore tourist destinations in and around city, half day city tour is the best option. We have picked up all the spilled pieces together and created a beautiful garland of it in our Trails of Pondicherry tour, an unmatched heritage experience with awesome stories to understand a city's existence, culture and lifestyle.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$87.63
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$87.63
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Spiritual Walk Tour Pondicherry

Spiritual Walk Tour Pondicherry

This walk is very different because when we go on any tour, we are exploring and experiencing places and things that are outside, but on this tour we will be taking a journey inwards and you will explore the very life within, it could be a life changing experience if you decide to take it in the right perspective. Connect the dots of spirituality, religion and science to make sense and go beyond the framework of logic, an experience designed to elevate your spiritual journey.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$11.68
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$11.68

Private Walking Tour in the French Quarter of Pondicherry

Private Walking Tour in the French Quarter of Pondicherry

Explore the French quarter of Pondicherry on this 2-hour walking tour. Pass by some of the most prominent landmarks and historical buildings of Pondicherry, all while learning about the history of the kings, generals, and revolutionaries that mark the city’s past. Your local guide will share these sights and stories with you along your slow-paced walk that will cover less than 1.5 miles.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$56.54
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$56.54

Night Life and Local Wine Tasting Tour Pondicherry

Night Life and Local Wine Tasting Tour Pondicherry

Puducherry is also famous for its local rose wine and night life with very pleasant bars and cafes which serves local beverages and food. We are organizing Pub Crawl for travelers from past two years in Pondicherry & curated this unique experiences of our city for travelers to give exclusive glimpse of the city, its nightlife & local trivia. We run our Pub Crawl on philosophy: Drink triple. See double. Act single ;). Unwind your evening with an exciting pub crawl in the heart of Goa. We will hop from one pub to another, experiencing the nightlife of the city and taste local beverages and food with lots of stories associated with them. Come and join us for this awesome pub crawl to explore the best local pubs in the town Three Pubs!! Three Free Drinks!! Three Hours of Unlimited Fun!! With the cheeky hosts on this night out in Pondicherry promises you a rollicking good time, meet new people in energetic, fun, friendly and most certainly wild atmosphere, have fun and make memories."""
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$21.89
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$21.89

Authentic Indian Meal with Local Family in Pondicherry

Authentic Indian Meal with Local Family in Pondicherry

The union territory of Pondicherry is a former French colonial settlement that is home to various cultures. Experience the diversity of the city through a delicious meal prepared by your host. Your meal is inspired by a multitude of cultures including French, Vietnamese, Cambodian, South Indian, Portuguese, and Creole cuisine. Help prepare a few dishes and then sit down with the family to enjoy a nice meal.
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  • 2 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$74.67
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$74.67

Cultural Day Tour of Pondicherry and Auroville with Lunch

Cultural Day Tour of Pondicherry and Auroville with Lunch

On this six-hour tour explore the major sights of the former French colony of Pondicherry and visit the unique township of Auroville. Pondicherry, or Puducherry as it is now called, remained under French rule until 1954. Even today, French influence is visible everywhere. Situated at a distance of 7 miles from Pondicherry is Auroville, an experimental township that was founded in 1968 and is today home to people of several nationalities. Highlights: • French quarter • Statue of Mahatma Gandhi • Bharati Park • Matrimandir • Sri Aurobindo Ashram
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$294.00
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$294.00
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Cultural Day Tour of Pondicherry and Auroville

Cultural Day Tour of Pondicherry and Auroville

On this six-hour tour explore the major sights of the former French colony of Pondicherry and visit the unique township of Auroville. Pondicherry, or Puducherry as it is now called, remained under French rule until 1954. Even today, French influence is visible everywhere. Auroville is an experimental township that was founded in 1968 and is today home to people of several nationalities. Highlights: • French quarter • Statue of Mahatma Gandhi • Bharati Park • Matrimandir - Auroville • Sri Aurobindo Ashram
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$255.00
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$255.00
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Excursion to Pichavaram Mangrove & Nataraja Temple Chidambaram from Pondicherry

Excursion to Pichavaram Mangrove & Nataraja Temple Chidambaram from Pondicherry

On this day trip from Pondicherry, explore the wide expanse of mangrove forests in the village of Pichavaram. Take a boat ride through the mangroves and discover several of the 200 species of birds that call it home. Next visit a 10th century Hindu temple in the neighbouring town of Chidambaram. The temple is dedicated to God Nataraja, the dancing incarnation of God Shiva. Highlights : • Boat ride through the  Mangrove Forests of Pichavaram • Over 200 species of birds • Visit to the world famous Nataraja Temple at Chidambaram
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$197.00
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$197.00
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Day trip to Tiruvannamalai Temple and Sri Ramana Ashram from Pondicherry

Day trip to Tiruvannamalai Temple and Sri Ramana Ashram from Pondicherry

On this day excursion from Pondicherry, visit the largest Shiva temple in the world. The temple is situated in the town of Thiruvannamalai, about 60 miles from Pondicherry. After a tour of the temple, visit the nearby Ashram (monastery) of the Saint and Philosopher, Sri Ramana Maharshi, who lived here until his death in 1950. Highlights • Drive through the South Indian countryside  • Visit to Arunachaleswarar Temple, the largest Shiva temple in the world • Visit to Sri Ramana Maharshi Ashram
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$240.00
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$240.00
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Tour to Gangaikonda Cholapuram from Pondicherry

Tour to Gangaikonda Cholapuram from Pondicherry

The Great Living Chola Temples comprise of three temples; the Brihadisvara Temple at Thanjavur, the Temple of Gangaikonda Cholapuram and the Airavatesvara Temple at Darasuram. The patrons of Lord Shiva dedicated magnificent architectural splendors to their beloved God. The Chola style involves use of granite to create design consisting of deities, warriors, kings and dancers. The Dravidian structures reflect the property of the Chola Empire. The glories till live in the wonderful temples.
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  • 8 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$64.86
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$64.86
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Historic Temples Tour in Pondicherry

Historic Temples Tour in Pondicherry

Puducherry has some of the best temples of India and is the perfect territory to awaken your religious aspirations and beliefs. Not only because of the historical and famous temple in Pondicherry  but also because of the tranquil atmosphere the place imbibes.
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  • 5 to 6 hours
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$47.56
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$47.56
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Trip to Visit Gingee Fort from Pondicherry

Trip to Visit Gingee Fort from Pondicherry

One of the finest forts in India, it has three different hilltop citadels and a massive boundary of thick walls and cliffs. Owing to its enormous structure the fort is fortified to the extent that Shivaji, the Maratha king, named it as the "most impregnable fortress in India." The British called it the “Troy of the East”.
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  • 6 to 8 hours
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$108.11
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$108.11
Price varies by group size

Pichavaram Mangrove & Nataraja Temple Chidambaram from Pondicherry with lunch

Pichavaram Mangrove & Nataraja Temple Chidambaram from Pondicherry with lunch

On this day trip from Pondicherry, explore the wide expanse of mangrove forests in the village of Pichavaram. Take a boat ride through the mangroves and discover several of the 200 species of birds that call it home. Next visit a 10th century Hindu temple in the neighbouring town of Chidambaram. The temple is dedicated to God Nataraja, the dancing incarnation of God Shiva. Highlights : • Boat ride through the  Mangrove Forests of Pichavaram • Over 200 species of birds • Visit to the world famous Nataraja Temple at Chidambaram
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$231.00
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$231.00
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