7 days in Pondicherry & Auroville Itinerary

7 days in Pondicherry & Auroville Itinerary

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7 days in Pondicherry & Auroville Itinerary

Start: Pondicherry
1
Pondicherry
— 3 nights
Drive:  30​min
2
Auroville
— 3 nights
Drive:  30​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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Vallam Hill Cave temple, Panchavati Anjaneya, Ulagalantha Perumal Temple, and other attractions. Step off the beaten path and head to Pichavaram and Park Monument (Aayi Mandapam). Step out of Pondicherry with an excursion to Silver Beach in Cuddalore--about 44 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: get the lay of the land with Walking tours, admire the striking features of Raj Niwas, browse the collection at Romain Rolland Library, and pause for some photo ops at Statue Of Gandhi.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Pondicherry online travel planner .

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Pondicherry. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can drive to Auroville.

Things to do in Pondicherry

Parks Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Cuddalore, Vallam Hill Cave temple, Ulagalantha Perumal Temple
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Pichavaram ©
Pichavaram
Walking tours
Statue Of Gandhi ©
Statue Of Gandhi

3
nights
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.
Sadhana Forest has been added to your itinerary. On the 30th (Wed), view the masterpieces at The Colours Of Nature, explore the world behind art at Svaram, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Auroville Botanical Gardens. On the 31st (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Veeratteswarar Temple and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mailam Murugan Temple.

To find maps and other tourist information, read Auroville trip maker website .

Auroville is just a stone's throw from Pondicherry. On the 1st (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Auroville

Parks Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Veeratteswarar Temple, Mailam Murugan Temple
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Sadhana Forest ©
Sadhana Forest
Auroville Botanical Gardens ©
Auroville Botanical Gardens
Mailam Murugan Temple ©
Mailam Murugan Temple

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