6 days in Pondicherry & Tiruchirappalli Itinerary

6 days in Pondicherry & Tiruchirappalli Itinerary

Created using Inspirock India trip itinerary maker

©
This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

6 days in Pondicherry & Tiruchirappalli Itinerary

Start: Johor Bahru
+3
bus + foot + subway + Fly:  11​h 45​min
1
Pondicherry
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Tiruchirappalli
— 3 nights
Fly:  10​h
End: Johor Bahru

2
nights
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 29th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at The Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, take in the spiritual surroundings of Arulmigu Manakula Vinayagar Temple, then look for gifts at Sund'art, and finally kick back and relax at Paradise Beach. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Serenity Beach, then stroll through Rock Beach, then take in the waterfront at Seaside Promenade, and finally explore the galleries of Kalinka Art Gallery.

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

Johor Bahru, Malaysia to Pondicherry is an approximately 12-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Johor Bahru to Pondicherry due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Tiruchirappalli.

Things to do in Pondicherry

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Seaside Promenade ©
Seaside Promenade
Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach
Arulmigu Manakula Vinayagar Temple ©
Arulmigu Manakula Vinayagar Temple

3
nights
Tiruchirappalli

Tiruchirappalli ©
Located in the center of the state, the ancient city of Tiruchirappalli--or Trichy/Tiruchi as it is more commonly known--remains rich in Tamil culture.
On the 31st (Sun), take in the spiritual surroundings of Brihadeeshwara Temple and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Rock Fort Temple. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Jambukeswarar Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kaattu Azhagiya Singar Srirangam, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Rangam Ranga Nathar Temple.

Find out how to plan Tiruchirappalli trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Drive from Pondicherry to Tiruchirappalli in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In March, plan for daily highs up to 42°C, and evening lows to 28°C. On the 2nd (Tue), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Tiruchirappalli

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Brihadeeshwara Temple
Highlights from your plan
Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple ©
Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple
Brihadeeshwara Temple ©
Brihadeeshwara Temple
Rock Fort Temple ©
Rock Fort Temple

Similar Plans

8 days in Pondicherry BY A USER FROM INDIA April, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 8 days in Pondicherry BY A USER FROM INDIA March, teens, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: March, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 8 days in India BY A USER FROM INDIA March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 10 days in Phuket & Pondicherry BY A USER FROM INDIA February, teens, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: February, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 9 days in Pondicherry BY A USER FROM INDIA March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 7 days in Pondicherry & Kovalam BY A USER FROM INDIA February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 8 days in India BY A USER FROM INDIA March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 5 days in Pondicherry BY A USER FROM INDIA January, culture, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: January, culture, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 4 days in Pondicherry BY A USER FROM INDIA February, teens, kids, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, hidden gems PREFERENCES: February, teens, kids, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 4 days in Pondicherry BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA January, culture, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: January, culture, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 4 days in Pondicherry BY A USER FROM INDIA August, culture, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, culture, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 15 days in Pondicherry BY A USER FROM INDIA March, culture, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: March, culture, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy
View more plans