Pondicherry tour package for 2 days
Day 01: Arrive at Pondicherry
Arrive at Pondicherry. Check into the hotel and have a relaxing time. Pondicherry is a popular tourist destination in South India and was once a French colony. It is located by the Bay of Bengal and is known for the idyllic charm and cultural heritage. It is the capital city of the union territory of Puducherry. The city is popularly known as Pondy.
Pondicherry is well connected with different parts of India. It has the Puducherry Airport that operates flights from different cities. Road network is also well developed.
After you rest a bit at the hotel, make a trip to the different beaches in Pondicherry. The Pondicherry beaches are known for their scenic surroundings at the backdrop of the beautiful blue Bay of Bengal. Some of the beaches are also habitats for marine flora and fauna. You can enjoy a wide range of water sports and recreational activities in these beaches. Some of the popular beaches in Pondicherry are:
Auroville Beach: Also known as the Auro beach, it is known for its pristine beauty. The sandy beach has coconut and palm trees.
Promenade Beach: The beautiful beach has sprawling palm trees. It is a rocky beach and ideal for morning walk or relaxed strolling.
Paradise Beach: It is popular for watching sunrise and sunset. You can enjoy water sports like swimming, surfing and so on.
Serenity Beach: The serenity beach is popular for its calm atmosphere. It is bordered by lovely coconut and pine trees.
Some other beaches include Mahe Beach, Karaikal Beach, and so on.
Day 2: Sightseeing Trip
Apart from the beaches and the lovely sea, Pondicherry is also known for its cultural heritage and tradition. There are lots of monuments and buildings that are examples of great tradition. Spend your second day in visiting these points of interests. Some of them are:
- Sri Aurobindo Ashram
- Gandhi Statue
- French War Memorial
- Park Monument
- Bharathidasan Museum
- Pondicherry Museum
- Jawahar Toy Museum
- Ousteri Lake
- Puducherry Science Centre & Planetarium
- Bharati Park
If you are religiously inclined, you can visit some temples in Pondicherry. Visit the Manakula Vinayagar temple, Varadarajaperumal temple, Varadraja temple, Kamatchiammalle temple, Gokilambal Thirukameswarar temple, Sri Vedapureeswarar temple and others.
To cater to the inflow of tourists, there are lots of hotels for accommodation in Pondicherry. You can choose from luxury hotels, middle range hotels as well as budget hotels. Most of the hotels are located close to the main city center and the beaches.
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