3 days in Pondicherry & Chidambaram Itinerary

3 days in Pondicherry & Chidambaram Itinerary

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3 days in Pondicherry & Chidambaram Itinerary

Start: Chennai
Drive:  2​h 30​min
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Pondicherry
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Chidambaram
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
End: Chennai

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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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Sri Aurobindo Ashram, enjoy the sand and surf at Serenity Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Paradise Beach, and finally don't miss a visit to Pondicherry Lighthouse. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Rock Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Arulmigu Manakula Vinayagar Temple, pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise de Notre Dame des Anges, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Ayyappa Swamy Temple.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Pondicherry trip planner .

Chennai to Pondicherry is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Chidambaram.

Things to do in Pondicherry

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Arulmigu Manakula Vinayagar Temple ©
Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach

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Chidambaram

Chidambaram ©
Chidambaram is a town and municipality in Cuddalore district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Pichavaram Mangrove Forest, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tirunallurpperumanam Temple, and then explore the activities along Pitchavaram Backwater.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Chidambaram trip itinerary app .

Drive from Pondicherry to Chidambaram in 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Chidambaram

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Pichavaram Mangrove Forest ©
Pichavaram Mangrove Forest

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