Pondicherry Sightseeing with French Colony Walk
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Product Code : AGORA281
This Pondicherry Sightseeing with French Colony Walk tour include visit to Aurovil,Sri Aurobindo, Pondicherry Museum, French Colonies Walk tour. Entrances to monuments mentioned in the itinerary and English speaking guide service is well included. We provide pick up and drop off from Jodhpur city hotel. We are further flexible to adjust the guest requirement during the tour if possible.
Pick up from your hotel and begin the city tour of Pondicherry. Visit-
Aurovil - an experimental community in southern India. It was founded in 1968 by the spiritual leader Mirra Alfassa as a town where people from all over the world could live in harmony. Its focal point is the Matrimandir, a futuristic, spherical temple covered in gold discs. Auroville Botanical Gardens protects the region’s tropical dry evergreen forest. Auroville Beach is a long sandy stretch with gentle surf.
Sri Aurobindo - established in 1926 by Shree Aurobindo and 'The Mother'. Together they explored the possibilities of yoga and meditation as a path to salvation. At the ashram, residents continue to practice their teachings.
Pondicherry Museum - an art and history museum especially noted for its collection of fine lost wax bronzes form the period of the Chola Empire. The Museum's collection includes 81 Chola bronze sculptures, ranking as one of the largest collections of Chola bronzes
French Colonies - this outpost eventually became the chief French settlement in India. Pondicherry, Mahe, Yanam, Karaikal and Chandernagar remained a part of French India until 1954. The independence of India in 1947 gave impetus to the union of France's Indian possessions with former British India.
Pondicherry has some of the finest examples of old French culture with a hint of Tamil influence in its visual aesthetics. In this tour, you will catch sight of some of the unique and old infrastructures. Observe and get inspired by the architectural beauty of the French part of the town while enjoying a cup of coffee and some deserts along the way. As part of the package, customise your walk with your guide to cover the visit of French consulate, French Institute, Raj Nivas, Bharati Park (Aayi Monument), Government Square, Beaches, Monuments, Churches, French schools.
After sightseeing drop off to your hotel.
Pick up and drop off to your hotel
Transport by AC vehicle
English speaking guide
Bottled drinking water (2 bottle per person)
Tips to driver & guide
Any other sightseeing not mentioned in the itinerary