10 Best Adventure Tours in Pondicherry - 2020 (with 567 Reviews)

The adventure activities in Pondicherry have earned a great reputation in India. The place brims with activities such as scuba diving, snorkeling, kayaking, canoeing, cycling, surfing quad biking, rock climbing, rafting, boating, and camping.

The best thing about the top adventure activities in Pondicherry is that one can choose their thrill from a wide range of packages and tours. For instance, you can either go for a private training session of surfing or learn it in a group at a more reasonable price. Most of the adventure activities near Pondicherry can be done in a single day. However, there are training courses that drift between 2 to 15 days. If you are looking to pump up some adrenaline or are simply looking to learn something new and thrilling, then head over to Pondicherry and soak in every moment spent by learning these adventure activities.

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Pondicherry Adventure Package - Flat 21% Off 3H ₹ 1080 5.0 star View Details
Thrilling Scuba Diving in Pondicherry 2D ₹ 7999 4.0 star View Details
Surf through Thrilling Waves in Pondicherry 1D ₹ 2500 4.0 star View Details
Paintball in Pondicherry Flat 60% Off ₹ 300 5.0 star View Details
Picturesque Pondicherry: E-bike Tour Flat 16% off 2H ₹ 1500 4.0 star View Details
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Pondicherry Adventure Package - Flat 21% Off Best Seller
Pondicherry Adventure Package - Flat 21% Off

3H

Pondicherry

Activity Location: PondicherryActivity Timings: 3 Hours (Between 8:30 AM to 6:30 PM)About adventure sports in Pondicherry:Embark on a fun-filled day out session where you would experience the exclusive combo of adventure activities like zorbing, target shooting, archery, rope course, zipline, ATV ride and slingshot. Get into this enthralling journey of adventure sports in Pondicherry that would surely become a once in a lifetime experience for you and your loved ones. Enjoy to the fullest when you enjoy the adventure sports in Pondicherry and experience some amazing moments in the adventurous zone. You would definitely be excited and delighted when you would shoot your targets repeatedly and try your balance on the ropes or rollover your entire body during zorbing or take a fun-filled ride on the ATV and what not. You shall be guided with the trained and certified experts who are on the spot to support you throughout the activity session. Suitable for: Family, friends and corporate outingsHow to reach: The Location is approximately 20 Km from Pondicherry city centre, you can easily reach by public or private transport.Note: Pregnant women are not advised to join the ride
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Thrilling Scuba Diving in Pondicherry Best Seller
Thrilling Scuba Diving in Pondicherry

2D

Pondicherry

Getting into the most amazing diving experience of your life now got easier! Now avail the scuba diving thrill at Pondicherry in no time and no hassle. This experience is sure to lay down the best memories in your entire life where you shall be entitled to come across the untouched coral reefs and sacred marine life.  ActivityA super thrilling scuba diving experience for 2 days awaits your presence where you shall explore the unseen and mesmerizing beauty of the underwater life in Pondicherry. You shall be facilitated with trained and certified instructors who are sure to give you the best underwater experience with optimum safety measures. A pool training session is also organized for the best experience. How to reachThe dive site is based in Pondicherry, located just 7.7 km from Port of Pondicherry and 8.2 km from Botanical garden. The destination can be reached through the nearest airport which is the Pondicherry Airport, which is 8.1 miles away from the destination.Suitable for groups, friends and adult individuals and children above 5 years of age.Maximum Booking Capacity: 30 people.
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INR 8,691

INR 7,999

Surf through Thrilling Waves in Pondicherry Best Seller
Surf through Thrilling Waves in Pondicherry

1D

Pondicherry

Pondicherry is an amalgamation of the French culture and Indian culture. You will see various French style home, avenues and also Hindu temples and Churches. The beaches here are clean and serene. Most of the Tourists come here to seek tranquility but the waters here are perfect for water sports.About the adventureThere are very fewer places in India where one can Surf. Surfing is the emerging adventure sports for India. Pondicherry has been teaching and allowing people to surf for 14 years. The water at the beaches of Pondicherry is perfect for the beginner as well as an expert. So if you have never seen a surfboard in your life then also you can surf in these waters. The experienced and certified guide will teach you the basics of surfing, but if you already know surfing then this guide will teach you an advanced level of surfing on thrilling waves. Don't miss this thrilling experience at the most beautiful coastal town and with a highly experienced guide.How to reach:The Pondicherry railway station is just 6.6km away from the surfing point. So you can easily reach there by any kind of public and private transport.
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INR 2,500

Paintball in Pondicherry Flat 60% Off Best Seller
Paintball in Pondicherry Flat 60% Off

Pondicherry

About Paintball:Paintball  is a fun way to escape the everyday routine and stress. A game best played in private groups, provides the ultimate fun-filled thrill, experience. You can work as a team, shoot your paintball guns with style and escape being a target.About the activity:Welcome to the paintball zone and fee the rush now! You will be given a basic detail about the rules and regulations with jackets and guns.- Pellets will be offered to you after this and now you can hop on for one of the best experiences in Pondicherry.- The activity is most suitable for a large group and is a successful team building task. Get extra pellets at added cost to extend the game and fun of your life.- Minimum number of people required to book this package is 4.- Timings: 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM.- The location is within 20 KM from city centre.
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Picturesque Pondicherry: E-bike Tour Flat 16% off Best Seller
Picturesque Pondicherry: E-bike Tour Flat 16% off

2H

Pondicherry

Pondicherry, home to the beautiful beaches,  picturesque French Quarter, temples and churches, and to try the delicious food. E-bike tour of Pondicherry offers you an opportunity to explore the history, culture, cuisine, and scenery of this town. What to expect:Explore the city on E-Bike Hit the road and ride through the whole city on E-bike. The E-bike tour of Pondicherry avails you to visit the Promenade to witness Statue of Duplex, Mahatma Gandhi statue, French war memorial, and Le Café building.Ride through the beautiful roads Take your e-bike and start exploring the city. Start your tour from Palais de Mahe and first visit the famous Aurobindo Ashram, one of the oldest paper-making units of town. Here you can try your hands on paper-making. After that visit  Statue of Duplex, Mahatma Gandhi statue, and French war memorial.Technical support and Tour guide included Don't worry about the safety because of the E-bike tour of Pondicherry gives you full safety. You will following by a support vehicle and tour captain for the whole tour. Also, for safety assurance helmet will be provided to you. Enjoy snacks in small food cartsIts time to have a break after a long tiring day. Stop at the famous cafe and grab snacks and refreshment here.  Know before you go:Duration: 2 hours 30 minutesStarting time: 09.00 am & 03.00 pm (Everyday)Meeting Point: Palais de Mahe - CGH Earth Hotel, Pondicherry 4, Bussy St, White Town, Pondicherry- Please reach at the meeting point 15 minutes prior to the activity starts- Listen carefully to the instructor or guide
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Pondicherry Tour from Chennai | Book Day Tour @ 11% off Best Seller
Pondicherry Tour from Chennai | Book Day Tour @ 11% off

14H

Pondicherry

Pondicherry is a famous tourist destination in South India and usually known as Pondy The city is famous for its colonial buildings, churches, temples, and statues. You will get to see the whole new side of the city with this Pondicherry Tour from Chennai. What to Expect:Explore the architectural beauty of Pondicherry See the whole new side of the Pondicherry with a Pondicherry tour from Chennai in a private car. You will be picked from the hotel and head straight to the Pondicherry. After reaching the Pondicherry you will visit the famous Auroville. After visiting the Auroville you will visit the Aurobindo Ashram. The ashram was established in 1926 and is a must-visit attraction in Pondy. Marvel the beauty of Pondicherry BeachNow it is time to take a walk to the Pondicherry beach. Feel the peace as you walk on the sand and feel relax. After the walk takes a short break for lunch on your own. After lunch, visit the Manakula Vinayagar temple, Chunnambar boathouse, and the Botanical garden. Explore the Best with Driver Cum Guide Enjoy your Pondicherry tour with the professional and experienced driver who will take care of your destination. The driver can speak English. You will enjoy the full-day tour in a fully air-conditioned car.Choose from Sedan or SUV carAre you travelling with your family, friends or you are a couple? You don't have to worry about the group size because you have an option of car Sedan and SUV with a Pondicherry tour from Chennai. You can choose the car according to your group size. You can choose between a 3 or 5-seater vehicle, so you can enjoy your day without any worries.Know Before You Go:Starting time: 09:00 amEndtime: 10:00 pmDuration: 14 hoursPlaces Covered:Auroville, Aurobindo Ashram, Pondicherry beach, Manakula Vinayagar temple, Chunnambar boathouse, and the Botanical garden. Additional information:- Children aged 0-3 can join for free the Pondicherry tour from Chennai
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35 Ratings

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35 Ratings

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INR 1,050

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Luxurious Stay at the Palais De Mahe in Pondicherry @ 30% off Best Seller
Luxurious Stay at the Palais De Mahe in Pondicherry @ 30% off

2N

Pondicherry

Palais de Mahe resembles a French Mansion complete with cool, airy high ceilings, traditional roof beams, arched doorways and colonnades, and ochre yellow wall flourishes. Enjoy your stay with our carefully curated two-night package including daily meals, visit the grand bazaar, activities and more.Puducherry, a seaside town with colorful and bright photogenic buildings, where the gardens behind the facade of the houses are lush and soothing, while the locals are warm and smiling. The quaint little French colony enjoys tropical weather and is ideal for a laid back weekend getaway.About the property:Palais De Mahe is situated at the intersection of two beckoning worlds. One gently murmurs the spirit of Colonial France with its clean streets, neatly plastered bungalows, and flower-decked balconies while the other envelops you in its salt and spice-laden air coming off the Coromandel coast of India in great animating gusts.Your Room:Deluxe RoomPalais de Mahe carries a distinct stamp of period style marked by its high ceilings with roof beams and arched doorways. Electric punkahs, double air-conditioning and plenty of sea breeze will ensure that you stay climate-friendly at all times. There is also a big pool to help you cool off on particularly warm days. Package inclusions:Kickstart your day with daily Breakfast.Curb your hunger with daily Lunch or Dinner.Explore Pondicherry with a Heritage walk.Participate in the local cultural offering with a visit to the Grand Bazaar.Stay fit while exploring Pondicherry with Bicycle to ride.Amenities:Laundry and Dry cleaning service- Don’t worry about your Laundry and Dry cleaning needs when on a holiday. The service is available at an additional charge.Wi-Fi- Stay connected while you are at Shivadya with Wi-Fi.Facilities:Dining- The multicuisine restaurant will be at your disposal for you to discover an incredible palette of flavors and offer a variety of dishes daily. Bar- Sip on your drink at the inhouse Bar at Palais De Mahe.Barbecue and Bonfire- Make the most of your stay with Barbecue and bonfire, available at an additional charge.Terms & Conditions:Check-in- 02.00 pmCheck out- 12.00 (Noon)Travel window- 1.10.2019 to 20.12.2019About the property:Please adhere to the timings.Packages need to be paid in full to receive the confirmation voucher.Each Package only applicable for 2 adults.The package cannot be split.No connecting rooms are available.Offer only available for consecutive nightly stays.Dining inclusions do not include beverages (unless otherwise stated).Menus are subject to change without notice.Maximum room capacity is 2 adults and one child or 3 adults for the Deluxe room. Extra child between 10-12 years and extra adult will incur an additional charge.Availability:Blackout dates- There will be dates when the deals won’t be available. The dates have been marked on the calendar as Blackout dates.Availability- Please select the available dates from the calendar. How to reach?The resort is located in Pondicherry. You can easily get public or private transport to the location.Nearest Railway Station : The nearest major railway station is Pondicherry- 1 Km from the Hotel. Nearest Airport: The nearest airport is Puducherry Airport, at a distance of 6 km from the hotel while the Chennai airport is 149 km from the resort.Nearest Key Locations: Chennai is the nearest key location located at a distance of 150 Kms.
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The Windflower Resort & Spa Pondicherry | Book Online & Get Inr1500 Cashback Best Seller
The Windflower Resort & Spa Pondicherry | Book Online & Get Inr1500 Cashback

2D/1N

Pondicherry

Location: Ariyankuppam, PondicherryCheck-In: 02:00PMCheckout: 11:00AMRemnants of colonial France, eastern mysticism, serene beaches and a fusion of Tamil and French culture and cuisine... Experience it all during your flavorsome Pondicherry vacation at The Windflower Resort & Spa Pondicherry, set in Veerampattinam between the backwaters and the Bay of Bengal.The Windflower Resort & Spa Pondicherry offers you an aura of luxury and comfort in a resort that is intimate and homely, but spacious and expansive enough to let you feel absolutely unconfined. The Windflower Studio rooms offer an array of amenities to make the guest's stay as relaxed and comfortable as possible, such as king sized beds, soothing lighting, large attached bathrooms with fresh water and hot showers. Additionally, all rooms have coffee and tea making facilities and bottled mineral water.Tuck into a sumptuous colonial breakfast. Stroll along the beach with the gulls. Take a leisurely dip and get playful with your loved ones. Rekindle your romance on a backwater cruise. Windflower resort has it all and much more. Places Nearby:Paradise Beach - 1.76 kmFrench War Memorial - 5.82 kmSeaside Promenade - 5.9 kmRock Beach - 6 kmPondicherry Museum - 6.05 kmSri Manakula Vinayagar Temple - 6.17 kmSerenity Beach - 10.23 kmHow to reach The Windflower Resort & Spa Pondicherry: You can easily get public or private transport to the location.The nearest major railway station is just 8 km from the resort. The Windflower Resort & Spa Pondicherry Room Types:Windflower Studio (10)Equipped with comfortable, cozy beds and well-appointed bathrooms with shower cubes, the studio rooms also come with vast balconies that offer you a view of the carefully manicured gardens or the wave fringed beaches.Min Pax Required: 2
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23 Ratings

3.0

23 Ratings

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Guided Fisherman Village Tour, Pondicherry
Guided Fisherman Village Tour, Pondicherry

5H

Pondicherry

About the Activity:Get a glimpse of the life of a fisherman as you saunter through their quaint hamlet in Pondicherry. Also, witness firsthand how the skilled artisans give form to exquisite handmade artefacts. Around 8.30 in the morning begin the tour that would roughly be for 4.5 hours. Cover a distance of 60 kilometres during the entire tour, and get an essence of the fisherman’s lifestyle. See how they repair their nets and trade the first catch of the day. After this visit, you head to the small scale industries that specialise in creating pottery, terracotta, and ceramic ware. Assisting you is a guide who explains the finer details of these manufacturing processes.
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"One of the best experience of my life even though my ears are still blocked due to high pressure but the overall xperience was just awesome. Best Instructors provided to us. Not only they are good in their work, they are fun loving, crazy kinda guys & gel up very well.\nPool demonstration & training was more than good as compared to other personnel who provide scuba diving."
animesh mukharjee Scuba Diving in Pondicherry
Excellent
"The facility was good. the best part was that there were only two of us. instructors were friendly and extremely helpful. only problem is that you can't be sure of under water visibility in Pondicherry. someday it is clear, sometimes you can't see anything."
26 June 2019
Bhanukiran Paravastu Scuba Diving in Pondicherry
Excellent
This was my first scuba diving experience, and it was just awesome. I have no words to express my happiness here. All credits goes to the instructor Mike and Khushboo and other team members, they very calm composed and teaching all the important things we have to take care during the dive. I had my best experience. I will definitely do this again here.
09 March 2020
Excellent
Once in a lifetime experience! I highly recommend going for scuba diving if you are in pondicherry or planning a trip to pondicherry. Special thanks to Thrillophilia to make my trip full of thrill and adventure.
Excellent
"Excellent experience of scuba even for a non swimmer like me. They have a team of experienced divers who took very good care of us. Booking from Thrillophillia was seamless."
03 February 2020
Superb
So much thrilling adventure and what a view. Inside a water. I did this when I was on Pondicherry tour. The instructor was kind person, it was my second experience, first I have done this in goa but it was so different and like it was whole different world inside the water. Fun activity must do if you are in Pondicherry.
10 March 2020
Excellent
Very beautiful place with so enjoyable weather and such an amazing instructor. We were 4 friends and had his. Thrillophilia arranged it nicely for us and with good instructor it became possible. Thanks
11 March 2020
Excellent
My first experience went extremely memorable as I am hydrophobic but the guide was polite and he made me believe that you have all the safety equipment and oxygen under the water, finally after some time and a bit of briefing I dive and it was super fantastic. I really enjoyed it and will definitely do this again.
07 March 2020
Excellent
It was on my list from a long time, in Pondicherry we were able to do. The guide we had was very helpful and guided us well, we learned do’s and don’t in the briefing. We enjoyed this adventure provided by Thrillophilia.
02 March 2020
Excellent
I was afraid at first when we planned for scuba diving in pondicherry but the guide helps me a lot to get rid of this fear. He was professional and knowledgeable. Thanks to Thrillophilia for that amazing experience I had for the first time in my entire life.

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  1. Which are some famous adventure activities in Pondicherry?

    Some famous adventure activities in Pondicherry are-

    Scuba Diving: Pondicherry is known for its enchanting marine life. Thus, Scuba Diving is one of the best adventure activities to do in Pondicherry. When you dive into the piercing blue waters of the Bay of Bengal, you explore a whole other world and come across exotic sea creatures such as sea snakes, kingfish, lionfish, manta rays, sharks, dolphins, colorful reefs, etc. All the divers are given basic training by the experts before diving in the middle of the ocean. The charges generally start from INR 5,000 and can go up to INR 90,000, depending on the package you choose. The minimum time required for the dive ranges between 2 to 4 days.

    Cycling: The vibrant city of Pondicherry is best explored through cycling. There are guided cycling tours provided by many companies. When you cycle through the city, you get an opportunity to get to know the culture, architecture, and heritage of the city in depth. Unlike other modes of transportation, cycling also lets you traverse through the narrow but colorful lanes of Pondicherry. Also, the French, Muslim and Tamil quarters are worth a cycling-tour. The tour should ideally start in the morning. However, you can start your tour at any time of the day. The bikes are usually offered on rent and look vintage in every sense of the word. Do not forget to carry a camera with you to capture the gloriousness of the city.

    Paintball: One of the best adventure activities near Pondicherry is paintball. Escape the daily routine of your life by shooting by paintball guns across the room. It is even better when you are a big group and want to indulge in some thrilling activities. The minimum people required to play the game is usually 4. Basically, you are given a gear, a paintball gun and are divided into teams before you head into the warzone and start shooting the other party. You will also be given the details and rules to follow while playing. It is great fun! Also, you learn how to build a great team. Isn’t that incredible?

    Quad Biking: One of the most popular Pondicherry adventure activities, Quad biking is an extreme sport that requires the rider to sit on a seat resembling that of a motorbike. The only difference is that a quad bike has four wheels. It is also known as ATV, which is short for All-Terrain Vehicle.’
    The 8X8 ATVs in Pondicherry will make you feel like the Incredible Hulk and you will enjoy having that kind of power when you drive the giant bike across an intense hilly terrain. What a rush it is to drive a 330 cc engine over diverse trail. If there is one word to describe Quad Biking, it’s thrilling!

    Surfing: Spending a day in the ocean and under the sun while learning how to surf seems like a great idea, doesn’t it? And it also helps you in getting that body shape you crave—yes, surfing in Pondicherry is one of the best things to do on your vacation. The surfing packages are usually of one day, which includes training followed by surfing amongst the ocean waves. You are accompanied by a trained instructor. Life jackets and surfboards are also part of the package. One can take the lessons privately as well as in a group. It is recommended to wear round neck t-shirts and board shorts to be comfortable at the time of the activity.

  2. Where can we go camping near Pondicherry?

    There are numerous places in Pondicherry that offer camping. The most famous of them all is in and around Auroville. You will have to acquire permits for the authorities to pitch a tent in the area but it’s all worth it once you spend a night amongst a sky full of stars and the pure Auroville. Some other camping places in Pondicherry are Chunnambar, Le Aham, Rock Beach, Ousteri Lake, Serenity Beach, Promenade Beach, Bharathi Park, and Backwaters of Pondicherry.

    There are a lot of hotels, homestays and other accommodations that arrange for camping for the visitors. It is highly recommended to add bonfire to your camping itinerary, along with a menu of local food to make your camping experience a night to remember.

  3. Can we do scuba diving in Pondicherry?

    Yes, you can go for scuba diving in Pondicherry. In fact, it is one of the most popular adventure activities in Pondicherry for you to indulge in. Some of the best places to go scuba diving in Pondicherry include Temple Reef, Coral Shark Reef, Arvind's Wall, and The Hole. Rock Beach, Promenade Beach, and Karaikal Beach are quite famous for scuba diving adventures.

    The duration of each dive can last from 20 minutes to 2 hours. The cost of scuba diving in Pondicherry varies from INR 5,000 for a day’s training and dive to INR 85,000 (approx.) for a full-fledged two-week course.

  4. When is the best time to visit Pondicherry?

    The best time to visit Pondicherry is during the months of October to March. The weather is at its best during this time of the year. The temperature drifts between 15 - 30 degree Celsius, which is an ideal time to indulge in some popular adventure activities in Pondicherry such as Scuba Diving, surfing, snorkeling, canoeing, kayaking, cycling, etc.

  5. What will be the cost of surfing in Pondicherry?

    The cost of surfing in Pondicherry ranges from INR 1,500 per person to INR 20,000 per person, depending on the package you choose. The minimum cost of the package is generally INR 1,500, which includes a day’s training, surfing, a trainer, and surfing gear and is usually applicable to group training.

    Private lessons generally start from INR 2,000 per person. There are training packages from 5 days to 15 days, both for groups as well as private lessons.

  6. Which places are good for kid adventure activities in Pondicherry?

    The best adventure activities for kids in Pondicherry are wall climbing, trekking, paintball, canoeing, camping, sailing, parasailing, go karting, boating, cycling, yachting, high rope traversing, surfing, scuba diving, swimming, rock climbing, and kayaking.

    Apart from the above activities, kids can also visit numerous places in Pondicherry, such as, Kallialay School, Auroville, Pondicherry Museum, Dune Eco Village, Roof Gardens, The Pelican Playhouse, and Sita Cultural Center.

  7. What clothes should I wear in Pondicherry?

    Pondicherry has a tropical climate. So, cotton clothes are the best to wear during your visit to the city. Men are recommended to wear pants and shirts and women can wear Indian clothes, pants, skirts, dresses, blouses, tops, etc. In any case, wear clothes you feel most comfortable in. If you are going for adventure activities near Pondicherry, then wear clothes recommended by your trainer.

  8. Where can I do snorkeling in Pondicherry?

    The best place to do snorkeling in Pondicherry is Aravind’s Wall. The place is well-known for its diverse range of sea creatures, such as parrotfish, eels, lionfish, triggerfish, whales, reef sharks, sea turtles, sea snakes, and rays. It is also known as the ‘go-to-destination’ for snorkeling.

    Since snorkeling is one of the top Pondicherry adventure activities of all time, there are numerous places and packages that offer this adventure sport. A few other recommendations for snorkeling in Pondicherry are The Hole, Danny’s Eel Sanctuary, Temple Adventures, and Cool Shark Reef. You can also opt for professional snorkeling lessons and become an instructor of the same.