5 days in Mumbai & Pondicherry Itinerary

5 days in Mumbai & Pondicherry Itinerary

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5 days in Mumbai & Pondicherry Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
1
Mumbai
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
2
Pondicherry
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Mumbai

2
nights
Mumbai

Mumbai ©
Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
Mumbai is known for historic sites, scenic drive, shopping, nature, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: pause for some photo ops at Gateway of India, cruise along Marine Drive, get engrossed in the history at Mani Bhavan Gandhi Museum, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shree Siddhivinayak.

For traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Mumbai trip builder .

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Mumbai. In November, daytime highs in Mumbai are 40°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can travel to Pondicherry.

Things to do in Mumbai

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Gateway of India ©
Gateway of India
Marine Drive ©
Marine Drive
Bandra-Worli Sea Link ©
Bandra-Worli Sea Link

2
nights
Pondicherry

Pondicherry ©
South Indian spiritualism meets French chic in Pondicherry, an interesting, unusual, and international destination on the Bay of Bengal.
On the 4th (Mon), don't miss a visit to Sri Aurobindo Ashram, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Arulmigu Manakula Vinayagar Temple, then take in the waterfront activity at Seaside Promenade, and finally stroll through Paradise Beach. On the next day, delve into the lush surroundings at Pichavaram, then pause for some serene contemplation at The Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, then visit a coastal fixture at Pondicherry Lighthouse, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Kokilambika-Sri Kameeswarar Temple.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Pondicherry day trip website .

Fly from Mumbai to Pondicherry in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Pondicherry

Parks Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trip

Pichavaram
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Seaside Promenade ©
Seaside Promenade
Arulmigu Manakula Vinayagar Temple ©
Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach

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