6 days in Pondicherry & Karaikal Itinerary

6 days in Pondicherry & Karaikal Itinerary

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6 days in Pondicherry & Karaikal Itinerary

Start: Pondicherry
1
Pondicherry
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Karaikal
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
End: Pondicherry

3
nights
Pondicherry

Pondicherry ©
South Indian spiritualism meets French chic in Pondicherry, an interesting, unusual, and international destination on the Bay of Bengal.
Arulmigu Manakula Vinayagar Temple and Varadaraja Perumal Temple are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Ma Pondy Cherie and Kalinka Art Gallery. Step out of Pondicherry to go to Cuddalore and see Pichavaram, which is approximately 42 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Paradise Beach, enjoy the sea views from Old Lighthouse, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise de Notre Dame des Anges.

To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Pondicherry online attractions planner .

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Pondicherry. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Karaikal.

Things to do in Pondicherry

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Pichavaram
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Varadaraja Perumal Temple ©
Varadaraja Perumal Temple
Pichavaram ©
Pichavaram
Arulmigu Manakula Vinayagar Temple ©

2
nights
Karaikal

Karaikal ©
Karaikal is a major port city of east coast of India and a municipality in Karaikal district in the Union Territory of Puducherry, India. Saniswaran Temple has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Tue): explore the ancient world of Danish Fort, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mayuranathaswami Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Soundararaja Perumal Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Saniswaran Temple.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Karaikal itinerary planner.

You can drive from Pondicherry to Karaikal in 3.5 hours. On the 6th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Karaikal

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Soundararaja Perumal Temple, Danish Fort
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Soundararaja Perumal Temple ©
Soundararaja Perumal Temple
Danish Fort ©
Danish Fort
Karaikal Beach ©
Karaikal Beach

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