6 days in Auroville, Pondicherry & Yercaud Itinerary

6 days in Auroville, Pondicherry & Yercaud Itinerary

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6 days in Auroville, Pondicherry & Yercaud Itinerary

Yercaud
Drive:  5​h 30​min
Auroville
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
Pondicherry
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
Yercaud
— 1 night
Yercaud

2
days
Auroville

Auroville
Founded in 1968 by a Frenchwoman known locally as "The Mother," Auroville represented a kind of anarchist social experiment, where spirituality and communal living were supposed to override the importance of money.
To see more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Auroville day trip tool .

Yercaud to Auroville is an approximately 5-hour car ride. You will leave for Pondicherry on the 26th (Tue).

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2
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Pondicherry

Pondicherry ©
South Indian spiritualism meets French chic in Pondicherry, an interesting, unusual, and international destination on the Bay of Bengal.
You've now added Sri Aurobindo Ashram to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 26th (Tue): stroll through Paradise Beach, take in the waterfront at Seaside Promenade, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Arulmigu Manakula Vinayagar Temple, and finally make a trip to Sri Aurobindo Ashram. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Serenity Beach, then appreciate the history behind French War Memorial, then pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise de Notre Dame des Anges, and finally don't miss a visit to Chunnambar Boat House.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Pondicherry driving holiday app .

Pondicherry is just a short distance from Auroville. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can drive to Yercaud.

Things to do in Pondicherry

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Sri Aurobindo Ashram
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Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach
Arulmigu Manakula Vinayagar Temple ©
Sri Aurobindo Ashram ©
Sri Aurobindo Ashram

2
days
Yercaud

Yercaud ©
The hill station of Yercaud sits among a rolling range of forested hills, and thrives in a climate that has benefitted the biodiversity of the landscape, and the productivity of the town's agricultural industry.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Zipline. Start off your visit on the 28th (Thu): head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, take some stellar pictures from Pagoda Point, then explore the activities along Big Lake, then head outdoors with 32-km Loop Road, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Shevaroy Temple. On the 29th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get great views at Lady's Seat, admire the sheer force of Kiliyur Falls, and then identify plant and animal life at Yercaud.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Yercaud trip planner .

Drive from Pondicherry to Yercaud in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

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Yercaud
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Big Lake ©
Big Lake
Yercaud
Yercaud
Pagoda Point ©
Pagoda Point

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