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Best of Pondicherry

Pondicherry, the city is laden with lovely beaches, heritage buildings, backwaters and lush green surroundings. Bastille Day, Sani Peyarchi Festival, Masimagam and the Mask Festival are some of the most important events that are held in Pondicherry. The strategic location, awe-inspiring natural beauty, coupled with its French past and cultural heritage make Pondicherry tourism a major tourist destination.

Places covering:
Chennai - Pondicherry

Duration:
4 Days / 3 Nights

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  • Matrimandir Auroville
  • Sacred Heart Church
  • Mammallapuram_Bas Relief Sculpture
  •  Chennai_Five Rathas Temple
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  • Mahabalipuram Temple
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  • Seashore Temple

Itinerary

Day: 1

Arrival -Chennai

Welcome to Chennai! A metropolitan city with historical past centuries older than Chennai. Now with shopping malls, IT companies, fine dine restaurants, educational institutes and big business houses make striking contrast to a resolute and religious interior. On arrival meet our representative and transfer to the hotel. Later visit Valluvar Kottam which is is a temple chariot like intricately designed monument. The monument is complimented perfectly by a temple car, which is fixed to the floor but is a delightful addition to the edifice. Plus point of this temple is, you can shop here for Handlooms and Handicrafts from the exhibitions regularly exhibited in the auditorium and also spend a few hours admiring the artistic beauty of what lays inside and outside. Evening relax at the Marina Beach and enjoy the cool evening sea breeze along with a hot plate of crispy sundal and murukku. Overnight at the hotel in Chennai.

Day: 2

Chennai to Pondicherry via Mahabalipuram (155 kms/ Approx 4 hours)

After delightful breakfast, check out from the hotel and proceed to Pondicherry. En route Mahabalipuram, which takes you to the world of sculptural monuments that lay carelessly tossed on a sun-kissed shore. Visit Pancha Rathas which are five monolithic pyramidal structures named after the Pandavas. An interesting aspect of the rathas is that, despite their sizes they are not assembled - each of these is carved from one single large piece of stone. Later, visit the Krishna’s Butter Ball which is a huge boulder and it rests precariously on a narrow rock base. Legend has it that several Pallava Kings attempted to move it, but all the kings and their elephants could not shift the boulder even by an inch. Later move to Pondicherry, a forever France- commonly referred as Pondy. On arrival check into the hotel. Overnight at the hotel in Pondicherry.

  • Breakfast

Day: 3

Pondicherry

After scrumptious breakfast, visit Aurovile’s Visitors Centre which offers you a detailed exhibitions and the video viewing on the city’s aims and activities. Later get a token for your visit to Matrimandir which is a viewing point in the city’s Central Peace Area. A place for individual silent concentration, which should be visited in an appropriate physical and mental state. Matrimandir area is a raised garden which offers visitors a beautiful view of the Matrimandir and its surroundings. Rest of the day is free to explore the city on your own. Overnight at the hotel in Pondicherry.

  • Breakfast

Day: 4

Pondicherry - Chennai (155 kms/ Approx 4 and 1/2 hours)

After delicious breakfast, check out from the hotel and proceed to Chennai Airport/ Railway Station to board your flight/ train to your home town. Tour ends with beautiful memories!

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Pondicherry

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Pondicherry

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Inclusions

  • Meeting and assistance upon arrival at all airports or railway stations as the tour itinerary.
  • Accommodation on twin sharing basis in hotels mentioned or similar for 03 nights with breakfast from day 2 as per the tour itinerary.
  • All transfers, sightseeing and intercity drives using exclusive air conditioned vehicle as per the tour itinerary only.

Hotels

Hotels in Chennai

La Woods Hotel

La Woods Hotel

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Hotels in Pondicherry

Shenbaga Hotel & Convention Centre

Shenbaga Hotel & Convention Centre

Standard

Booking Terms

  • Please note the cancellation policy of this holiday : 100% amount received shall be charged in case of cancellation.
  • Any amendments to your booking shall be quoted once your request for an amendment is received. Please note it may not be possible to make amendments as required, and in that case if you wish to cancel your booking, the cancellation policy as mentioned herein above shall apply.
  • Anything that is explicitly not mentioned in the inclusions and optionals as suggested in the itinerary, are not a part of this package. Images shown about the place, city, hotel, attractions, etc. are for illustration purpose only and may not be the same as linked to the itinerary or services provided.
  • Hotels or Flights (if included) mentioned in the itinerary or at the time of booking are subject to availability. We shall be in our right to change the hotels of similar or higher star category as booked in the itinerary and also provide alternate Flights (if included). All rates mentioned are indicative only and are subject to change without prior notice.
  • Cost and consequences arising due to any force majeure situations including but not limited to unforeseen circumstances like; natural calamities, political disturbances, health issues, flight delays / cancellations, things beyond our control, etc. will have to be borne by the guest.
  • Any changes in itinerary or upgrade in hotel /s will be charged extra, over and above the given cost (which will be informed to the customer in advance for final acceptance and payment).
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  • Any compulsory Christmas and New Year surcharges if applicable will be charged as extras over and above the given cost.
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Best of Pondicherry

4 Days / 3 Nights

12599.0000
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