7 days in Pondicherry, Tranquebar & Karaikal Itinerary

7 days in Pondicherry, Tranquebar & Karaikal Itinerary

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7 days in Pondicherry, Tranquebar & Karaikal Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
bus + Fly:  3​h 15​min
1
Pondicherry
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Tranquebar
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
3
Karaikal
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Bengaluru

4
nights
Pondicherry

Pondicherry ©
South Indian spiritualism meets French chic in Pondicherry, an interesting, unusual, and international destination on the Bay of Bengal.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Gingee Fort and Immaculate Conception Cathedral. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Spas and Kriti Eco Boutique. The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Varadaraja Perumal Temple and kick back and relax at Paradise Beach.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Pondicherry trip site .

Bengaluru to Pondicherry is an approximately 3.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. You will leave for Tranquebar on the 3rd (Tue).

Things to do in Pondicherry

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Gingee Fort
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Gingee Fort ©
Gingee Fort
Immaculate Conception Cathedral ©
Immaculate Conception Cathedral
Varadaraja Perumal Temple ©
Varadaraja Perumal Temple

1
night
Tranquebar

Tranquebar ©
On the 4th (Wed), take in the architecture and atmosphere at New Jerusalem Church, explore the ancient world of Danish Fort, then admire the striking features of Danish Governor Bungalow, then see the interesting displays at Danish Museum, and finally steep yourself in history at Dansborg Fort.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Tranquebar online tour itinerary planner .

Getting from Pondicherry to Tranquebar by car takes about 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Karaikal.

Things to do in Tranquebar

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Tharangambadi
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Danish Fort ©
Danish Fort
New Jerusalem Church ©
New Jerusalem Church

1
night
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 5th (Thu), stroll through Karaikal Beach and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saniswaran Temple.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Karaikal tour itinerary maker tool .

Karaikal is just a stone's throw from Tranquebar. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Karaikal

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Karaikal Beach ©
Karaikal Beach

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