5 days in India Itinerary

5 days in India Itinerary

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5 days in India Itinerary

Start: Pune
Fly:  3​h 30​min
1
Chennai
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Gingee
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h
3
Auroville
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
4
Pondicherry
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h
End: Pune

2
nights
Chennai

Chennai ©
Chennai, a city hailed for its vibrant atmosphere and historic attractions, remains one of the most visited places in India.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Phoenix Marketcity, Arignar Anna Zoological Park and Elliot's Beach. On the 8th (Sat), kick back and relax at Marina Beach, take in nature's colorful creations at The Theosophical Society, and then kick back and relax at Elliot's Beach. On your second day here, get to know the resident critters at Arignar Anna Zoological Park, then wander the streets of Fort St. George, and then shop like a local with Phoenix Marketcity.

For reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Chennai online road trip planner .

Pune to Chennai is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In June, daytime highs in Chennai are 43°C, while nighttime lows are 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Gingee.

Things to do in Chennai

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Elliot's Beach ©
Elliot's Beach
Marina Beach ©
Marina Beach
Phoenix Marketcity ©
Phoenix Marketcity

few
hours
Gingee

Gingee
Gingee is a panchayat town in Villupuram district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Gingee trip planner .

Traveling by car from Chennai to Gingee takes 3.5 hours. On the 10th (Mon), you'll travel to Auroville.

Things to do in Gingee

Historic Sites

few
hours
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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): make a trip to Auroville, admire the striking features of Matrimandir, and then view the masterpieces at Svaram.

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Traveling by car from Gingee to Auroville takes 1.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can go by car to Pondicherry.

Things to do in Auroville

Shopping Museums
Highlights from your plan
Auroville ©
Auroville
Matrimandir ©
Matrimandir

1
night
Pondicherry

Pondicherry ©
South Indian spiritualism meets French chic in Pondicherry, an interesting, unusual, and international destination on the Bay of Bengal.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Veerampattinam Beach as well as French War Memorial. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Paradise Beach, take a leisurely stroll along Seaside Promenade, pause for some photo ops at Statue Of Gandhi, appreciate the history behind French War Memorial, then stroll through Rock Beach, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Veerampattinam Beach.

For more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Pondicherry trip planning app .

Pondicherry is just a stone's throw from Auroville. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Pondicherry

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Seaside Promenade ©
Seaside Promenade
Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach
Rock Beach ©
Rock Beach

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