7 days in Pondicherry & Karaikal Itinerary

7 days in Pondicherry & Karaikal Itinerary

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7 days in Pondicherry & Karaikal Itinerary

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

4
nights
Pondicherry

Pondicherry ©
South Indian spiritualism meets French chic in Pondicherry, an interesting, unusual, and international destination on the Bay of Bengal.
Attractions like Paradise Beach and India Seashell Museum make great kid-friendly stops. Step off the beaten path and head to Varadaraja Perumal Temple and Raj Niwas. Explore Pondicherry's surroundings by going to Thillai Kali Amman Temple (in Chidambaram) and Mahabalipuram (Tiger Cave & Sea Shore Temple). It doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Immaculate Conception Cathedral.

To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Pondicherry online vacation planner .

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Pondicherry. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Karaikal.

Things to do in Pondicherry

Historic Sites Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Mahabalipuram, Thillai Kali Amman Temple
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Sea Shore Temple ©
Sea Shore Temple
Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach
Thillai Kali Amman Temple ©
Thillai Kali Amman 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. On the 27th (Sun), take in the spiritual surroundings of Mayuranathaswamy Temple, enjoy the sand and surf at Nagore Beach, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sikkal Singaravelar Temple.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Karaikal visit planner .

Getting from Pondicherry to Karaikal by car takes about 3.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Karaikal

Beaches Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Nagapattinam, Nagore Beach
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Nagore Beach ©
Nagore Beach
Karaikal Beach ©
Karaikal Beach

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