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The Best of Pondicherry: A Private Sightseeing Tour

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Product Code : AGORA281

Discover the essence of Pondicherry with "The Best of Pondicherry" private sightseeing tour. Immerse yourself in the cultural heritage of the city with a guided walk through the charming French Quarter. Witness the breathtaking architecture of the Matrimandir in Auroville, and marvel at the spiritual significance it holds. Visit the iconic landmarks of Pondicherry like Sri Aurobindo Ashram, Manakula Vinayagar Temple, and the Promenade Beach, all in one tour. Experience the blend of French and Indian culture in Pondicherry with our expert guides.

9:00 am - Meet your guide at your hotel or a pre-arranged meeting point to begin your tour. The first stop of the day is the Aurobindo Ashram, a spiritual community founded by Sri Aurobindo and his disciple, The Mother. Your guide will provide insights into the ashram's history and philosophy.

10:30 am - From the ashram, we will drive to the French Quarter, also known as the White Town. Take a leisurely walk through the picturesque streets and admire the well-preserved French colonial architecture. We will visit the iconic Church of the Sacred Heart of Jesus and the charming Old Lighthouse.

12:00 pm - Lunch break.

1:00 pm - After lunch, we will drive to Auroville, an experimental township founded in 1968 with the aim of promoting human unity and spiritual growth. We will visit the Matrimandir, a golden globe-shaped temple that serves as the spiritual center of Auroville. Explore the beautiful gardens and learn about Auroville's unique philosophy and history.

3:00 pm - Next, we will visit the Pondicherry Museum, which houses a collection of artifacts and exhibits that showcase the region's rich history and cultural heritage. See ancient sculptures, archaeological finds, and artefacts from the French colonial era.

4:00 pm - We will visit the Bharathi Park, a beautiful public park located in the heart of the city. The park features lush greenery, elegant statues, and a serene pond. Take a leisurely stroll and soak in the peaceful atmosphere.

5:00 pm - Our final stop of the day is the Promenade Beach, a popular spot for locals and visitors alike. Enjoy a beautiful sunset and take a walk along the promenade, which offers stunning views of the Bay of Bengal.

6:00 pm - After a full day of exploring Pondicherry's historic and cultural landmarks, we will return to your hotel or preferred location, where your tour will conclude.

Private AC car/van for pick up and drop off from/to your hotel.

English speaking local guide, if option selected.

Entrance fees to monuments, if option selected.

Lunch, if option selected.

Bottled water in the car.

Government Taxes.

Any meal

Tips to driver & guide

Any other sightseeing not mentioned in the itinerary