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Pondicherry Guided Tour From Chennai

E-Voucher Hotel Pick up included

Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    Daily

  • Duration

    12-13 hours

  • Start time

    7:30am pickup

  • Meeting Point
    Pick up from your hotel. (Please mention your hotel name and address at the time of booking. If you do not have this information now, our customer service executives will get in touch and confirm the details)
  • Ending Point

    Same as starting point

Key Highlights

  • Enjoy a scenic drive from Chennai to Pondicherry
  • Explore Auroville founded by saint-philosopher Sir Aurobindo
  • Visit the planned meditation centre at Aurobindo Ashram
  • Trace the city’s origin to Saint Gasthya, the revered sage of the South
  • Both printed or smartphone vouchers accepted

Overview

Nowhere else in India are you likely to find a bigger French population than in Pondicherry, a quaint hamlet that is home to the world famous Aurobindo Ashram. On this full day excursion from Chennai to Pondicherry, embark on a journey with your expert guide to traces the city’s origin to Saint Gasthya, the revered sage of the South.


Excavations near Pondicherry reveal that a Roman settlement existed here 2000 years ago. It was also the theatre of many battles between the British and the French and was the capital of French India before it attained its independence. Visit Auroville, an 'Ashram' for peace and harmonious living, founded by saint-philosopher Sir Aurobindo.


Escape the hustle and bustle of Chennai and enter the peaceful abode of Pondicherry. Walk around the area as the lush green trees form an avenue and the shade keeps you cool. Auroville is home to scores of volunteers from all over the globe who work towards creating a sustainable environment.


About The Supplier:


Le Passage to India Journeys is India’s premier Destination Management Company with a country-wide network and dedicated teams that specialize in every aspect of travel. The Company has an elaborate network of owned offices across India and strategic alliances in Nepal, Bhutan, Sri Lanka, and the Maldives. LPTI is dedicated to ensuring that every step of the journey, down to the last detail, is taken care of – with in-depth product knowledge and range of services offered, highly trained and motivated teams, an exclusive panel of knowledgeable guides, and a Wi-Fi-equipped modern transport fleet.

Inclusions

  • Transport
  • English speaking guide

Exclusions

  • Gratuities

Please note

Voucher information: No need to print! You can show your voucher on your smartphone or other devices. (But if you’d rather print a copy – that’s fine too!)


The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details. They’re a nice bunch, and will happily answer any logistical questions you may have. Pick up times are approximate. Please give them a call at least 24 hours before your organised activity to reconfirm.


Please reach your hotel lobby 5 min prior to the departure Time.


This Tour can operate with min. 2 & max. 7 of people.


If you are happy with the services provided by your local guides and drivers, a tip - though not compulsory - is appropriate. While it may not be customary to you, it is of great significance to the people who will take care of you during your travels, inspires excellent service, and is an entrenched feature of the tourism industry. Please consider this when budgeting for your extra expenses on this tour.


What to wear: Suitable comfortable clothing . What to bring: bring your own bottle, sunglasses and caps

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