Overview

Settle yourself amidst the French colonies, sit by the beach for a vacation needed, roam around the quaint little hamlets far away from chaos…..At, Pondicherry - The French capital of India. Experience a little piece of French culture and indulge in their cuisines at Pondicherry. Sit by the cafes, sip refreshing drinks and roam like a hippie soul. It’s time to tick this destination off your wishlist.

Pondicherry - presently known as Puducherry is a union territory of India very closely located to Chennai. This destination is symbolic to love, peace, and trans. Thanks to the ashrams, beaches, French colonies and Old Heritage Churches which leave a symbolic impression.

Mahabalipuram – Taste every bit of heritage by going back in time. It is a town on a strip of land between the Bay of Bengal and the Great Salt Lake, in the south Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It’s known for its temples and monuments built by the Pallava dynasty in the 7th and 8th centuries. The picturesque constructions are worth capturing.

4 Nights 5 Days Available on request
Highlights
  • Marina beach (Happens to be India’s Longest Beach shore, lip-smacking street food)
     
  • Mahabalipuram – Shore Temple, Pancha Rathas( 5 Rathas that belong to 5 pandavas) Krishna's Butterball, Tiger Cave & Arjuna's Penance.
     
  • Pondicherry – Auroville, Aurobindo Ashram, Paradise island, Auro beach, La Café, Promenade, French head quarters, Ganesha Temple & Churches.
Itinerary

Day 0 - 

06.00 PM:- LOKMANYATILAK TERMINAL AND BOARD TRAIN
LTT MAS EXP (12163)

Overnight in train

Day 1 - 

16:30: Reach Chennai

Drive towards Pondicherry via one East Coastal Road

20:00: Check-in & freshen up

21:00 : Dinner & Relax

Day 2 - 

06:00 am: A wakeup call 

07:00 am: Leave for Paradise Beach Island

08.00 am: Board boat to reach Island

08:30 am: Reach Island and spend a fun time

09:30 am: Leave from Island

10:30 am: Have to breakfast

11:00 am: Leave for Auroville

12:00 pm: Reach Auroville & Explore

01:30 pm: Lunch Time

02:30 pm: Visit Auro beach

03:30 pm: Visit Aurobindo Ashram

04:30 pm: Visit Churches

05:30 pm: French Headquarters

07:00 pm: End the day at Sea Side Promenade near Gandhi Statue

09:00 pm: Authentic Chettinad Dinner

11:00 pm: Sleep & Unwind

 

Day 3 - 24th December 2019, Tuesday

06:00 am: Wake up and get ready

07:00 am: Have  breakfast

08.00 am : Visit Vinayagar Temple

08:30 am : Leave for Mahabalipuram

10:30 am : Reach Mahabalipuram & Explore

01:00 pm: Lunch at Mahabalipuram

02:00 pm: Explore remaining heritages

05:30 pm: Marina Beach Sunset & Chill time

07:30 pm: Shopping & Leisure time in Chennai

09:00 pm : Check-in & Freshen up

10:00 pm: Dinner Time

11:00 pm: Back to bed

 

Day 4 - 

06:50 am: Board Chennai Express

Overnight in Train

Day 5 -

06:00 am: Reach Mumbai

Inclusions/Exclusions

What is included in the tour

  • Meals – Day 1 Dinner to Day 4 Breakfast
  • Triple / Quadruple Sharing Stay at Hotels & Home Stay
  • Entry fees
  • Toll & Sightseeing
  • Adventure Geek Expertise
  • Internal Transport by Non AC Bus

What is NOT included in the tour

  • Meals during journey
  • Daily Lunch
  • Personal expenses
  • Mineral water and soft drinks
  • Anything not mentioned in the itinerary