Pondicherry, also known as Puducherry and commonly referred as just Pondy, is one of the seven Union Territories of India. is often famously referred to as the French Riviera of the East, and it is indeed one of the most charming and mesmerising places to visit in South India. Located in the state of Tamil Nadu, Pondicherry is a little town tucked away on the south-east coastline of India, and it is a destination that promises travellers sanctity and serenity, in the real sense of the terms.
A former French colony, Pondicherry has retained all of its old-world French charms, and despite being miles away from France, the city comes close to giving you a very authentic feel of the French culture and allure. Famous for its brightly painted houses with bougainvillaea laden walls, large boulevards, streets and road signs boasting French names, gothic churches and colonial buildings, serene backwaters and pristine beaches, topped with authentic French cuisine, Pondicherry has a lot to offer.
8 Days 7 Nights
From R18 200. 00
per person sharing. ex JNB
Day 1 :Arrival Mumbai [by flight]
Day 2 :In Mumbai (B)
Day 3 :Mumbai - Chennai [by flight]
Chennai - Pondicherry [by surface 150 kms/ 3½ hrs.] (B)
Day 4 :Pondicherry (B)
Day 5 :Pondicherry (B)
Day 6 :Pondicherry (B)
Day 7 :Pondicherry (B)
Day 8 :Pondicherry - Chennai [by surface 150 kms/ 3½ hrs.]
Chennai - Departure [by flight] (B)
7 nights accommodation on a double sharing basis at the hotels mentioned above or similar category of alternate hotels.
Meal Plan – Daily buffet breakfast at all staying hotels, as mentioned in itinerary
Traditional Indian welcome upon arrival in India
All transfers by an air-conditioned medium car as per the above itinerary (transport services are not included for days at own leisure)
Road taxes, parking fees, fuel charges, interstate taxes and porterage at all hotels
Representative for assistance on all arrival and departure transfers
All currently applicable taxes, including service tax
Expense of a personal nature such as tipping, laundry, telephone calls, alcoholic beverages, camera/video camera fee at monuments, medical expenses, airport departure tax etc.
Any other services not mentioned in the inclusions
Entrance fees at all monument
Local English speaking guide
Surcharges apply for high season or late bookings
Prices are in ZAR, subject to availability & tax fluctuations