Pondicherry or Puducherry is a renowned tourist destination, being one of the Union Territories of India that holds its history of Puducherry holds essence in the French Colonial settlement. With not more than 2.42 lakhs population, Puducherry has proved to be away from the chaos of urban life that make it an utterly favorable destination for the tourists who can visit the place by picking any of the convenient Pondicherry Tour Packages presented by Swan Tours.
|Best Pondicherry Tour Itinerary||No. of Days||Price*|
|Pondicherry Honeymoon Package||03 Nights / 04 Days||Rs. 13,999|
|Enchanting Pondicherry Tour Package||04 Nights / 05 Days||Rs. 17,450|
|Best of Pondicherry Holiday Package||05 Nights / 06 Days||Rs. 21,750|
|07 Day Exotic Pondicherry Tour||06 Nights / 07 Days||Rs. 25,999|
|Amazing Pondicherry Trip for 8 Days||07 Nights / 08 Days||Rs. 27,888|
Area: 19.54 km2 (7.54 sq mi)
Languages: Tamil, English
Population: 2.42 lakhs (2011)
Ideal duration: 04 to 05 days
Best Time to Visit: October to March
Nearest Airport: Chennai
Popular Foods: Kadugu Yerra, Quiche, Palpayasam, Soybean Dosai, Vegan Chocolates and more.
Popular Festivals: Pongal Festival, Masi Magam, Puthandu, Bastille Day, International Yoga Festival, Masquerade Festival and more.
There are multifarious factors that make Pondicherry one of the most-sought destinations among the tourists.
If you seek to travel to Pondicherry for a vacation, then choose the winter months from October to March where the temperature ranges between 15-30 degrees, making it utterly suitable for a holiday. The summer months are extremely hot, which will not be suitable for exploring several sightseeing spots, and the monsoons are soothing except for the fact that it will spoil the plans of transfers and travels.
You can attend the sightseeing at the French War Memorial that pays homage to the stoic and courageous soldiers who laid down their lives in the First World War.
If you choose to catch a flight, then the nearest airport to Pondicherry is the Puducherry Airport or the Karaikal Airport.
The Villupuram Railway Junction is the nearest railway station that connects the visitors from major cities to the city.
Road trips would be perfect to Pondicherry from the nearby places that holds good connectivity with the place, like Pondicherry to Chennai, Trichy, Bangalore, Coimbatore and so on.
Paradise Beach: The Paradise beach is also known as Plage Paradiso that is located in Chunnambar just 4 km away from the city center. You can enjoy the golden sands, cool breeze, and cold waters throughout.
Sri Aurobindo Ashram: This is one of the most sought destinations for the locals as well as tourists from all across the globe who seek to attain peace of mind and soul. It is mandatorily visited by the disciples of Sri Aurobindo.
Seaside Promenade: Holding its foundations in the French heritage, the Seaside Promenade is a clean and beautiful location that is a major spot attracting tourists throughout the year in Pondicherry.
Serenity Beach: This beautiful beach gets you a glance of greenery on the outskirts of the city. Located in Kottakuppam, it is also known as Thanthirayan Kuppam Beach or plain Kottakuppam Beach.
Auroville: This is one of the most visited towns in Pondicherry that runs on certain principles of harmony, peace and sustainable living complemented by divine consciousness. Founded in the year 1968, this town is called the city of dawn that enhances because of education and unbiased culture.
Q. What clothes must I pack for Pondicherry Holiday?
Ans: Make sure that you carry light clothes as the climate there is moderate throughout the year. Comfort must come first, followed by decent apparel to avoid unnecessary attention.
Q. When should I plan a vacation to Puducherry?
Ans: Make a plan somewhere around in the winter months say, from October to March when you will be treated to the best climate for sightseeing and travel.
Q. What is the mode of communication in Puducherry?
Ans: The Puducherryians mainly speak Tamil that is also the official language. Apart from that, you can also communicate in English that is easily understood and spoken by people there.
Q. Which are the popular dishes in Puducherry?
Ans: Quiche is the most popular French dish that is loved by the people there. Other than this, explore
Q. How many days are sufficient for a vacation in Pondicherry?
Ans: A vacation for 4 nights and 5 days remains sufficient to explore all the sightseeing places in Pondicherry.