35 Best Things to Do in Pondicherry in 2020 (753 Reviews)
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Beach Resort Stay In Pondicherry Flat 20% Off Best Seller
Beach Resort Stay In Pondicherry Flat 20% Off

2D/1N

Pondicherry

About Pondicherry:Union territory of Tamil Nadu and French colonies in the natural ambiance comprises the town of Pondicherry. Along with that, focus point is Auroville which is the focal point of city and comprises most amazing attractions to visit for every traveler who wants a beach side solace with calmness.About the Activity:- Beaches on the eastern coast remind everyone of this quaint little town of Pondicherry. Gifted with a variety and a great number of them, Pondicherry beaches are a great spot to spend the night and witness a mesmerizing sunset the next morning over the sea. - Located on a major beach in the Auroville Town, this beach resort is a great spot to spend a getaway on the beach for the weekend.- With a range of rooms like 2 bedded, 3 bedded and 4 bedded, there is plenty of space, comfort, and warmth for all the guests arriving here. The location is really close to attractions like Matrimandir, Auroville Beach, Serenity Beach, Auroville Botanical Gardens, and Osudu Lake.- The best part about this stay is that it has all the modern amenities and facilities to make you comfortable and features to keep you entertained during your stay. Enjoy indoor games, outdoor games, pool access, and use of the property's own private beach.About the Property:The beach resort is well embedded with facilities like huge swimming pool, green zones, spacious rooms and lovely aura. One must book a stay here for extravagant comfort and peaceful aura.About the Stay:The beach resort is studded with modern amenities with 12 standard bedrooms on double sharing basis, 10 superior bedrooms on double sharing basis having balconies in each, 3 triple bedded superior bedrooms and 4 single occupancy bedrooms. How to reach?The property is marked in Auroville town of Pondicherry and guests will be informed about the exact location right after the confirmation.
Excellent

126 Ratings

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126 Ratings

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INR 4,375

INR 3,500

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Surfing in Pondicherry Flat 11% Off Best Seller
Surfing in Pondicherry Flat 11% Off

1H

Pondicherry

About the Activity:- Pondicherry on the eastern coast of India is a great spot for enjoying a variety of water sports, and the best one of them has to be the adventure of surfing on the waves of Bay of Bengal.- On this surfing package of 90 minutes, learn to surf on the gentle waves with a trained instructor. You can choose to opt for a group lesson or for a private lesson, as per your wish.- The package includes lessons, instructor, life jackets, and the surfboards. Group Package: Minimum 3Private Package: Minimum 1Location: Serenity Beach
Excellent

122 Ratings

5.0

122 Ratings

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INR 1,349

INR 1,200

Day Out at Auroville in Pondicherry Flat 11% Off Best Seller
Day Out at Auroville in Pondicherry Flat 11% Off

3H

Pondicherry

About the Activity:- Auroville in Pondicherry is a great place of personal and spiritual upliftment. An experimental township founded in the year 1968, the place is located on the very fringes of the state of Tamil Nadu and Pondicherry, the literal translation of its name means City of Dawn- Flocked by people from all around the world looking for spirituality and Union with the One, Auroville is the heart and soul of the city of Pondicherry.- This 3 and a half hour activity where you will get to explore Auroville is one of the most unique and exciting experiences here. - Included in this package are visits to some of the most important attractions inside the Auroville like a short tour of Sanjeev Nagar village, orientation tour at local artisan’s place, interaction in Svaram musical unit, small brief of bamboo toys, jewelry & musical instruments, refreshment at bamboo centre, Matrimandir,  Auroville visitor centre, Lunch at solar kitchen, and an introduction video of Auroville.- Throughout this day, a guide cum storyteller will accompany you on this tour telling you stories and snippets about the place, making the experience more unique in its overall feel. Timings: 9:30 AM to 1 PM*Note: The package is available from Monday to SaturdayMinimum people required: 1
Excellent

125 Ratings

5.0

125 Ratings

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INR 1,674

INR 1,499

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.
Superb

29 Ratings

4.0

29 Ratings

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INR 1,250

INR 1,000

Stay at The Ashok Beach Resort, Pondicherry
Stay at The Ashok Beach Resort, Pondicherry

1D/1N

Pondicherry

When was the last time you gave yourself a well-deserved holiday? Head for a fun and relaxing stay at The Ashok Beach Resorts in Chennai with your friends and family. The Ashok group in Chennai is part of ITDC (Indian Tourism Development Corporation).  ITDC’s accommodation chain, the Ashok group is the largest in the country. The beautiful resort offers accommodation ranging from luxury suites to modestly furnished rooms, from beach resorts to a moderately priced forest lodge.The packages are:  1.    Double Sharing Rooms2.    Triple Sharing RoomsMeal Types: Mixed Menu (Vegetarian and non-vegetarian)Accommodation: Double and triple sharing rooms at the resort.  Activities: Swimming pool (chargeable), carrom, volley ball, cricket, cycling, bullock cart, and other activities within 30 acres of the property. 
Superb

33 Ratings

4.0

33 Ratings

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INR 9,000

INR 7,200

Pondicherry Heritage Walk
Pondicherry Heritage Walk

3H

Pondicherry

About the Activity:Unravel the true essence of Pondicherry as you make your way through the quaint markets, the Indian square and the French square.   The  guided walk of around 3 hours starts at 7am in the morning. You can also select a time according to your preference. Spend your time exploring the colonial town as you visit the fish market and the vegetable market. The town of Pondicherry is an amalgamation of Tamil and French architecture. The former is mainly found in the west part and the latter in the east. Visit the Indian Square in the Tamil part of Pondicherry on Vaishali Street where you can witness the symbolic tiled roof buildings running continuously from one building to another. This is succeeded by a visit to the French part of the town. Amble through the French square as your guide takes you to the Ashram. Established nearly a century ago, the Ashram forms a major part of the heritage properties in Pondicherry. The history of Pondicherry is fascinating and the city has a mix of various cultures, Indian and foreign. Get enamoured with the stories as your guide takes you on a walk through the lanes of this beautiful and charming city.
Very Good

28 Ratings

3.0

28 Ratings

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INR 900

INR 750

Couple Stay at Le Royale Park, Pondicherry
Couple Stay at Le Royale Park, Pondicherry

1D/1N

Pondicherry

Rejuvenate with a couple stay at Le Royale Park Resort, Pondicherry and embark on an exciting experience that is beautified by the resort's luxurious offerings and comforting amenities. This resort and its location make for a perfect getaway among the beautiful seaside beauty of Pondicherry. The comforting and well equipped accommodation arrangements are sure to make you and your partner remember this time spent together for days to come.The wellness arrangements of this abode also help you in relieving all the stress. The warm and courteous staff will ensure that all your needs are well taken care of. Take back a memorable experience of a candle light dinner by the luxurious poolside and revel in the resort's stunning ambiance.Meal Types: Vegetarian and Non Vegetarian Accommodation Types: Double occupancyActivities:Access to swimming pool, usage of gym
Superb

33 Ratings

4.0

33 Ratings

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INR 7,000

INR 6,500

Day Out At Nature Loft, Pondicherry
Day Out At Nature Loft, Pondicherry

1D

A rejuvenationg day out at Nature Loft, Pondicherry will surely give you a great vibe and memorable time out with family or friends. The resort is located right next to the Serenity Beach, making it an ideal  retreat!It provides its guests with cozy, comfortable and unique amenities that are in tune with modern times. Your day out here is thus, sure to be a memorable one! The resort also offers an added advantage of activities like body surfing, boating, fishing and much more. The accommodations are in the form of cottages.Meal Types: Vegetarian and Non Vegetarian 
Very Good

31 Ratings

3.0

31 Ratings

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INR 1,000

INR 899

Pondicherry City Tour
Pondicherry City Tour

8H

Pondicherry

About the Activity: On this daylong guided city tour of Pondicherry, you’ll experience a whole new world with colonial heritage buildings, spiritual scene, mélange of cuisines and long stretches of virgin beaches. Slow down, absorb its cultural diversity, natural beauty, and soak in a perfect break from time.Your day trip begins around 9:30am. The city tour covering about 90km would require around 8 hours. You’ll visit the French colony in the old part of town, go to some of the best cathedrals in India, walk on beachfronts, gorge on global delicacies, and have a spiritual encounter at the Aurobindo Ashram. Break your trip at the botanical garden, Government museum, Panchavatti Anchanaya before completing the sightseeing around 5pm.
Superb

31 Ratings

4.0

31 Ratings

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INR 1,750

INR 1,500

One Night Summer Getaway at Sunway Manor, Puducherry
One Night Summer Getaway at Sunway Manor, Puducherry

1D/1N

Pondicherry

Have you experience real luxury on a weekend away from the mundane office desk and laptop? This weekend, spend a one night summer getaway to Summer Manor in Pondicherry with your loved ones and get a well deserved break from the dreary city life that gets you tired! Recharge at this resort, that has amenities at your doorstep for any situation! Sunway Manor features a contemporary ambience that is blended with traditional South Indian hospitality. Located in the city center, it presents 61 aesthetically designed spacious rooms with a variety of accommodation options to suit your leisure and business requirements. This resort is opulent in décor and detailed in needs ensure an unforgettable experience for you and your family and friends! The package includes:One day and one night stay in superior room for two people which will include stay, breakfast and buffet lunch or dinner for two people and access to indoor games in the activity centre.Meal Types: Mixed Menu (Vegetarian and Non-vegetarian) Accommodation Types: Single or Double occupancy Activities: Activity center with indoor games like carom, chess, cricket, table tennis
Very Good

40 Ratings

3.0

40 Ratings

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INR 5,500

INR 4,545

Stay at James Court Beach Resort, Pondicherry
Stay at James Court Beach Resort, Pondicherry

1D/1N

Pondicherry

Revel in the melange of hospitality and stunning abodes with a stay at St. James Beach Resort in Pondicherry and get a taste of stunning luxury amidst an apt location. The resort has remained a preferred destination for holiday makers as well as business travellers for its beach side beauty and high standards of hospitality that it consistently delivers to its esteemed patrons. The resort has a relaxed, laid back and calming elegance that stands apart for its grand architecture style. It also has a mouthwatering range of gourmet offerings to give to its guests. You can also revel among the resort's enchanting recreational facilities and sleep peacefully at its comforting and spacious guest rooms.The beach is an easy walk from the environs of the resort! Relax with a stroll on the shores or just take a refreshing dip in the swimming pool. You can also have fun playing various games such as beach ball and volleyball.Note: Check in & Check out Time : 12.00 noonMeal Types: Vegetarian and Non VegetarianAccommodation Types: Double Sharing Activities: Lawns, Beachball, Volleyball, Separate Swimming Pools for kids and adults
Superb

27 Ratings

4.0

27 Ratings

Starting from

INR 6,000

INR 5,500

Stay at the Kailash Beach Resorts in Puducherry
Stay at the Kailash Beach Resorts in Puducherry

2D/1N

Pondicherry

The beaches of Pondicherry beckon you to their soft, lulling waves! Experience a relaxing stay at Kailash Beach Resort with your friends and family this holiday season! The splendid and spacious hosted international conferences, high quality film shooting etc. At Kailash, they have blended the traditional Indian hospitality with the distinctive French touch and “savoir faire” what has allowed us to become an important spot in South India. A new concept of tourism integrated in the village life ensures to make you an active agent that participates in the improvement of the life of the less privileged of these two villages : the resort provides employment to more than 70 people and their mission is to share and improve the quality of life of the poorest of these villages. You are invited to join in this adventure with your group of friends on your next vacation! Indulge in a relaxing and luxurious stay at Kailash Beach Resorts and revel in tranquility! The package you can avail here is: Couple stay for 2 nights and 3 days in A/C deluxe double room which includes non alcoholic welcome drinks on arrival, complimentary breakfast and dinner, auroville and local sight seeing for 5 hours in AC car.Meal Types: Mixed Menu (Veg and Non veg) Accommodation Types:Double and triple sharing roomsActivities: Usage of swimming pool (Chargeable), cycling, table tennis and other indoor games, walk along the beach
Superb

31 Ratings

4.0

31 Ratings

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INR 400

INR 300

One Day Outing at Kailash Beach Resorts in Pondicherry
One Day Outing at Kailash Beach Resorts in Pondicherry

1D

Pondicherry

The beaches of Pondicherry await you to come explore their beauty for one day! Experience a luxurious day outing at Kailash Beach Resorts with your friends, corporate team and family this holiday season! The splendid and spacious hosted international conferences, high quality film shooting etc. At Kailash, they have blended the traditional Indian hospitality with the distinctive French touch and “savoir faire” what has allowed us to become an important spot in South India. A new concept of tourism integrated in the village life ensures to make you an active agent that participates in the improvement of the life of the less privileged of these two villages : the resort provides employment to more than 70 people and their mission is to share and improve the quality of life of the poorest of these villages. You are invited to join in this adventure with your group of friends on your next vacation! Indulge in a relaxing and luxurious stay at Kailash Beach Resorts and revel in tranquility! The package you can avail here is: Couple stay for 2 nights and 3 days in A/C deluxe double room which includes non alcoholic welcome drinks on arrival, complimentary breakfast and dinner, auroville and local sight seeing for 5 hours in AC car.Meal Types: Mixed Menu (Veg and Non veg) Activities: Usage of swimming pool (Chargeable), cycling, table tennis and other indoor games, walk along the beach
Superb

33 Ratings

4.0

33 Ratings

Starting from

INR 400

INR 300

Stay at Sunway Manor, Pondicherry
Stay at Sunway Manor, Pondicherry

1D/1N

Pondicherry

About the Activity:Embark on a memorable stay at Sunway Manor, Pondicherry and take back memories of being in the presence of pure luxury and stunning ambiance. Ideally located in the city center of Pondicherry on the 100ft road, the resort prides itself on a contemporary ambiance which occurs ina  stunning melange with age old South Indian warmth and hospitality. The accommodation space are spread over 61 gorgeous and aesthetic rooms that are perfect for business as well as leisurely pursuits.Delight in an array of leisure activities - enthrall in scores of indoor activities like carom, chess, and table tennis. De-stress yourself completing few lapses of swimming in the pool. Rivet in this amazing stay experience with friends and family. Meal Types: Mixed Menu (Veg and Non veg) Accommodation Types: Single or Double occupancyActivities: Activity center with indoor games like carom, chess, cricket, table tennis, access to swimming pool, usage of gym
Very Good

25 Ratings

3.0

25 Ratings

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INR 8,500

INR 8,000

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A Heritage Walk through Pondicherry
A Heritage Walk through Pondicherry

4H

Pondicherry

About the Activity: Unravel the true essence of Pondicherry as you make your way through the quaint streets of French colonial culture.Embark on this journey by foot and explore the blend of French and Tamillian cultures.Engage in a 4 hour tour of the beautiful sea-side city lead by a dedicated tour guide. Meal Details: Refreshments are provided. Activity: Walking tour Difficulty Level: Easy         
Superb

39 Ratings

4.0

39 Ratings

Starting from

INR 1,700

INR 1,500

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11 October 2019
Excellent
"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."
11 September 2019
Excellent
"Great tour, and on time start and completion, covered more than what was in the itinerary and never felt hurried. Thanks to shabbeer and thrillophilia for making the day memorable... "
21 August 2019
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
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.
23 July 2019
Excellent
"Really nice and complete tourist tour of Pondichéry. \n\nWe booked for 2 just the night before! The service is very reactive. The car was comfy and with A/C. The driver was on time and flexible. He shared some knowledge about different places while driving. \n\nWe strongly recommend this tour as its price is definitely worth it. Check the different places that you'll visit to plan and make the most out of this great 8 hours."
11 January 2020
Excellent
Pickup was on time. We covered many places. Had excellent time at Pondicherry. This trip gave us a lot of memories and happiness. Thanks Radhi, Elango and Velu for the amazing experience you gave us.

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