Pondicherry Tour - The Little French Town

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Pondicherry Tour - The Little French Town

Pondicherry Tour - The Little French Town

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Pondicherry Tour Overview

Monks on Wheels is taking you to the East Coast to revisit the French colonial history in the most beautiful French town in India, PONDICHERRY.

Here’s why?

Pondicherry is a French colonized town located on the East coast of South India and it is just 310km from Bangalore. Also known as the French Riviera of the Indian coast, the name Pondicherry or Puducherry means New Settlement. The town was the French settlement for more than 350 years and the breeze of French history is still felt in the streets of Pondicherry.


Warning: You are about to read the most exciting section, a signature hand-crafted, Monks On Wheels experience. This is for people who want to join for some true adventure and unique fun.

Short Itinerary

Day 0 (Friday)

1) We say bye to Namma Bengaluru at around 10 PM.
(Please have a light dinner. We don’t want you to starve!)
2) Our experienced organizers will keep you engaged with fun ice breaker session, a great way to bond with your fellow travellers.
3) Next up? Good rest required for the experience in waiting!

Day 1 (Saturday)

1) Reach our homestay at Pondicherry in the morning to a steaming hot cup of coffee.
2) Freshen up and have a delicious, authentic breakfast.
3) Depart from homestay to reach the White Town (French Town).
4) Start the Heritage walk where the history of the colourful French colony is revealed.
5) Get ready to pose for those Insta pictures! as we visit the best architectural buildings-
i) French governor Dupleix statue
ii) Eglise de notre dame Pondicherry
iii) Aayi monument
iv) Alliance francaise de Pondicherry
v) Lycee Francaise
vi) Pondicherry museum
vii) Circle de Pondicherry
viii) Consulat General de France
ix) Aurobindo ashram
x) and other streets of French town.

6) Have a delightful lunch at Café Xtasi or a similar restaurant (Unlimited on food menu)
7) Visit to the Light house of Pondicherry for an aerial panoramic view of the town.
9) Enjoy your leisure time for the evening in shopping and try out various cuisines in the town
10) Have a splendid Dinner (Self-Sponsored).
11) Return back to our homestay late at night.
12) Sleep like a baby in a comfortable twin sharing room.

Day 2 (Sunday)

1) Wake up to the sounds of nature
2) Drive to the pleasant Serenity beach for an amazing view of the sunrise.
3) Play and relax in the sandy beach.
4) Enjoy the morning breakfast.
5) Visit and understand the culture of the experimental township of Auroville
6) Have a lavish lunch at the famous Tanto restaurant  (Unlimited on food menu)
7) Start the return journey to Bengaluru. Wait, did you think the fun was over!!?
8) Sing along, dance to good music, and play interactive games on the way
9) Have a sumptuous dinner at Murugan Idli shop (Unlimited on Food Menu) enroute.
10) Reach Namma Bengaluru in the night (around 11 PM) with memories of a lifetime!

Note:-
i) Heritage walk duration – 4 – 5 hrs
iii) Comfortable accommodation will be in rooms on twin sharing basis.

Things to do in your leisure time:

  • Taste French and Italian cuisines
  • Taste French bakery items and chocolate café
  • Shopping destination: Pondicherry is also a good shopping destination for handicrafts, locally made western outfits, leather products and some tasty chocolates.

We are sure you must be excited but hold on, are you wondering what the package includes?
Answer – we’ve got everything you need covered for your 2 day vacation.


Price Includes

1. All delicious meals: – 2 Breakfast, 2 lunch, and 1 dinner.
2. Comfortable accommodation in rooms on Twin Sharing with attached bathroom.
3. An experienced guide charges for the Heritage Walk in the French Town.
4. Visit to all historical places mentioned in the itinerary
5. Entry tickets for places during the heritage walk.
6. Visit to Serenity beach for sunrise.
7. Visit to Auroville
8. Visit to the Pondicherry lighthouse.
9. Entry tickets for Auroville & Lighthouse.
10. First Aid kit in case of emergencies. (We hope we don’t have any).
11. Non-AC Transport (click to view images) with pushback seats to and fro Bengaluru
12. Inter-State Tax of Tamil Nadu and Pondicherry for transport.
13. 2 or more members of Monks on Wheels to keep you entertained throughout the event.
14. GST (yes, we are honest like that!)

Price Excludes

Dinner on Day 1, Personal expenses, and other things not mentioned above


Now that you have decided to join the trip, congrats on the excellent choice! Monks on Wheels assures you a real experience in nature, distinctive value and finest quality in service.


Pondicherry Tour Photos

Pondicherry Tour - The Little French Town
Pondicherry Tour - The Little French Town
Pondicherry Tour - The Little French Town

Pricing Details

Early Bird Offer price per person with transportation charges at just Rs. 6569/- (No Hidden Charges)

Note: Early bird offer is valid for few slots only and might change without prior notice.

Actual price per person with transportation charges at just Rs. 7269/- (No Hidden Charges)

Advisory

1) You have the option to make your own transportation arrangements (car/bike/public transport) to join the event for which per person price: Rs. 4869/- (No hidden charges)
2) Partial payment of Rs. 3300/- can be made to book your slot. Remaining amount to be paid online/cash on the day of the trip
3) Monks on Wheels trek leads will have radio communication device as a part of safety measure
4) Comfortable accommodation in rooms on a twin sharing basis with attached bathrooms.
5) A Whatsapp group will be created 2-3 days before the event where all the necessary information like things to carry, pick up points, time etc will be provided
6) We need a minimum of 9 people to conduct the event or the event might be cancelled with a full refund
7) In an extremely rare scenario, due to unforeseen incidents like natural calamities, roadblocks etc. or restrictions by the government or forest department, the itinerary might be changed/modified depending on the situation.


The surroundings around the Homestay/Hotel/Camp will make you feel very close to Nature.
We would like to reiterate & be understood that it is a no-frills nature retreat & not a luxury resort but you can definitely trust us to give you the most thrilling experience and the best premium hospitality.


Things to Carry

1. Sunscreen
2. Umbrellas or rain coat (optional)
3. Carry bags
4. Water bottles
5. Odomos
6. Medicines (if any)
7. Trek shoes (any footwear with good grip will do)
8. Mobile Charger
9. First Aid Kit
10. Extra pair of clothing
11. Sufficient amount of cash
12. Portable chargers
13. Tissues
14. Masks
15. Sanitizers

COVID Safety & Guidelines

Double dose vaccination of COVID-19 or RTPCR Test report of COVID-19 less than 72 hours is mandatory for all participants.

Pondicherry Tour FAQs

Q. What is the best time to visit Pondicherry?

A. October and March are considered the best time to visit Pondicherry.

 

Q. How many days are enough for Pondicherry Tour?

A. Two days are enough to visit the most beautiful French town in India.

 

Q. How much does a trip to Pondicherry cost?

A. You can get the cost and other details of the Pondicherry tour on the Monks on Wheels event page.

 

Q. What are the places we can visit in Pondicherry?

A. You can visit Auroville, Pondicherry lighthouse, Serenity beach for sunrise, etc.

General FAQs

Refund & Cancellation Policy

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If you need more details about the event or have some questions for us, please go ahead and submit your details below. We'll be happy to assist you.

Official Adventure Partner

Departure
Date & Time

Return
Date & Time

Ministry of Tourism Logo

Approved adventure tour operator

Pick-Up Points
(click here to view)

Multiple Points in Bangalore

Pondicherry Tour Overview

Monks on Wheels is taking you to the East Coast to revisit the French colonial history in the most beautiful French town in India, PONDICHERRY.

Here’s why?

Pondicherry is a French colonized town located on the East coast of South India and it is just 310km from Bangalore. Also known as the French Riviera of the Indian coast, the name Pondicherry or Puducherry means New Settlement. The town was the French settlement for more than 350 years and the breeze of French history is still felt in the streets of Pondicherry.


Warning: You are about to read the most exciting section, a signature hand-crafted, Monks On Wheels experience. This is for people who want to join for some true adventure and unique fun.

Short Itinerary

Day 0 (Friday)

1) We say bye to Namma Bengaluru at around 10 PM.
(Please have a light dinner. We don’t want you to starve!)
2) Our experienced organizers will keep you engaged with fun ice breaker session, a great way to bond with your fellow travellers.
3) Next up? Good rest required for the experience in waiting!

Day 1 (Saturday)

1) Reach our homestay at Pondicherry in the morning to a steaming hot cup of coffee.
2) Freshen up and have a delicious, authentic breakfast.
3) Depart from homestay to reach the White Town (French Town).
4) Start the Heritage walk where the history of the colourful French colony is revealed.
5) Get ready to pose for those Insta pictures! as we visit the best architectural buildings-
i) French governor Dupleix statue
ii) Eglise de notre dame Pondicherry
iii) Aayi monument
iv) Alliance francaise de Pondicherry
v) Lycee Francaise
vi) Pondicherry museum
vii) Circle de Pondicherry
viii) Consulat General de France
ix) Aurobindo ashram
x) and other streets of French town.

6) Have a delightful lunch at Café Xtasi or a similar restaurant (Unlimited on food menu)
7) Visit to the Light house of Pondicherry for an aerial panoramic view of the town.
9) Enjoy your leisure time for the evening in shopping and try out various cuisines in the town
10) Have a splendid Dinner (Self-Sponsored).
11) Return back to our homestay late at night.
12) Sleep like a baby in a comfortable twin sharing room.

Day 2 (Sunday)

1) Wake up to the sounds of nature
2) Drive to the pleasant Serenity beach for an amazing view of the sunrise.
3) Play and relax in the sandy beach.
4) Enjoy the morning breakfast.
5) Visit and understand the culture of the experimental township of Auroville
6) Have a lavish lunch at the famous Tanto restaurant  (Unlimited on food menu)
7) Start the return journey to Bengaluru. Wait, did you think the fun was over!!?
8) Sing along, dance to good music, and play interactive games on the way
9) Have a sumptuous dinner at Murugan Idli shop (Unlimited on Food Menu) enroute.
10) Reach Namma Bengaluru in the night (around 11 PM) with memories of a lifetime!

Note:-
i) Heritage walk duration – 4 – 5 hrs
iii) Comfortable accommodation will be in rooms on twin sharing basis.

Things to do in your leisure time:

  • Taste French and Italian cuisines
  • Taste French bakery items and chocolate café
  • Shopping destination: Pondicherry is also a good shopping destination for handicrafts, locally made western outfits, leather products and some tasty chocolates.

We are sure you must be excited but hold on, are you wondering what the package includes?
Answer – we’ve got everything you need covered for your 2 day vacation.


Price Includes

1. All delicious meals: – 2 Breakfast, 2 lunch, and 1 dinner.
2. Comfortable accommodation in rooms on Twin Sharing with attached bathroom.
3. An experienced guide charges for the Heritage Walk in the French Town.
4. Visit to all historical places mentioned in the itinerary
5. Entry tickets for places during the heritage walk.
6. Visit to Serenity beach for sunrise.
7. Visit to Auroville
8. Visit to the Pondicherry lighthouse.
9. Entry tickets for Auroville & Lighthouse.
10. First Aid kit in case of emergencies. (We hope we don’t have any).
11. Non-AC Transport (click to view images) with pushback seats to and fro Bengaluru
12. Inter-State Tax of Tamil Nadu and Pondicherry for transport.
13. 2 or more members of Monks on Wheels to keep you entertained throughout the event.
14. GST (yes, we are honest like that!)

Price Excludes

Dinner on Day 1, Personal expenses, and other things not mentioned above


Now that you have decided to join the trip, congrats on the excellent choice! Monks on Wheels assures you a real experience in nature, distinctive value and finest quality in service.


Trek Photos

Pondicherry Tour - The Little French Town
Pondicherry Tour - The Little French Town
Pondicherry Tour - The Little French Town

Detailed Itinerary

Pricing Details

Early Bird Offer price per person with transportation charges at just Rs. 6569/- (No Hidden Charges)

Note: Early bird offer is valid for few slots only and might change without prior notice.

Actual price per person with transportation charges at just Rs. 7269/- (No Hidden Charges)

Advisory

1) You have the option to make your own transportation arrangements (car/bike/public transport) to join the event for which per person price: Rs. 4869/- (No hidden charges)
2) Partial payment of Rs. 3300/- can be made to book your slot. Remaining amount to be paid online/cash on the day of the trip
3) Monks on Wheels trek leads will have radio communication device as a part of safety measure
4) Comfortable accommodation in rooms on a twin sharing basis with attached bathrooms.
5) A Whatsapp group will be created 2-3 days before the event where all the necessary information like things to carry, pick up points, time etc will be provided
6) We need a minimum of 9 people to conduct the event or the event might be cancelled with a full refund
7) In an extremely rare scenario, due to unforeseen incidents like natural calamities, roadblocks etc. or restrictions by the government or forest department, the itinerary might be changed/modified depending on the situation.


The surroundings around the Homestay/Hotel/Camp will make you feel very close to Nature.
We would like to reiterate & be understood that it is a no-frills nature retreat & not a luxury resort but you can definitely trust us to give you the most thrilling experience and the best premium hospitality.


COVID Safety & Guidelines

Double dose vaccination of COVID-19 or RTPCR Test report of COVID-19 less than 72 hours is mandatory for all participants.

Pondicherry Tour FAQs

Q. What is the best time to visit Pondicherry?

A. October and March are considered the best time to visit Pondicherry.

 

Q. How many days are enough for Pondicherry Tour?

A. Two days are enough to visit the most beautiful French town in India.

 

Q. How much does a trip to Pondicherry cost?

A. You can get the cost and other details of the Pondicherry tour on the Monks on Wheels event page.

 

Q. What are the places we can visit in Pondicherry?

A. You can visit Auroville, Pondicherry lighthouse, Serenity beach for sunrise, etc.

General FAQs

Refund & Cancellation Policy

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Price

Inclusive of all taxes

If you need more details about the event or have some questions for us, please go ahead and submit your details below. We'll be happy to assist you.

Official Adventure Partner

Ministry of Tourism Logo

Approved Adventure Tour Operator

Departure
Date & Time

Return
Date & Time

Pick-Up Points
(click here to view)

Multiple Points in Bangalore

Pondicherry Tour Overview

Monks on Wheels is taking you to the East Coast to revisit the French colonial history in the most beautiful French town in India, PONDICHERRY.

Here’s why?

Pondicherry is a French colonized town located on the East coast of South India and it is just 310km from Bangalore. Also known as the French Riviera of the Indian coast, the name Pondicherry or Puducherry means New Settlement. The town was the French settlement for more than 350 years and the breeze of French history is still felt in the streets of Pondicherry.


Warning: You are about to read the most exciting section, a signature hand-crafted, Monks On Wheels experience. This is for people who want to join for some true adventure and unique fun.

Short Itinerary

Day 0 (Friday)

1) We say bye to Namma Bengaluru at around 10 PM.
(Please have a light dinner. We don’t want you to starve!)
2) Our experienced organizers will keep you engaged with fun ice breaker session, a great way to bond with your fellow travellers.
3) Next up? Good rest required for the experience in waiting!

Day 1 (Saturday)

1) Reach our homestay at Pondicherry in the morning to a steaming hot cup of coffee.
2) Freshen up and have a delicious, authentic breakfast.
3) Depart from homestay to reach the White Town (French Town).
4) Start the Heritage walk where the history of the colourful French colony is revealed.
5) Get ready to pose for those Insta pictures! as we visit the best architectural buildings-
i) French governor Dupleix statue
ii) Eglise de notre dame Pondicherry
iii) Aayi monument
iv) Alliance francaise de Pondicherry
v) Lycee Francaise
vi) Pondicherry museum
vii) Circle de Pondicherry
viii) Consulat General de France
ix) Aurobindo ashram
x) and other streets of French town.

6) Have a delightful lunch at Café Xtasi or a similar restaurant (Unlimited on food menu)
7) Visit to the Light house of Pondicherry for an aerial panoramic view of the town.
9) Enjoy your leisure time for the evening in shopping and try out various cuisines in the town
10) Have a splendid Dinner (Self-Sponsored).
11) Return back to our homestay late at night.
12) Sleep like a baby in a comfortable twin sharing room.

Day 2 (Sunday)

1) Wake up to the sounds of nature
2) Drive to the pleasant Serenity beach for an amazing view of the sunrise.
3) Play and relax in the sandy beach.
4) Enjoy the morning breakfast.
5) Visit and understand the culture of the experimental township of Auroville
6) Have a lavish lunch at the famous Tanto restaurant  (Unlimited on food menu)
7) Start the return journey to Bengaluru. Wait, did you think the fun was over!!?
8) Sing along, dance to good music, and play interactive games on the way
9) Have a sumptuous dinner at Murugan Idli shop (Unlimited on Food Menu) enroute.
10) Reach Namma Bengaluru in the night (around 11 PM) with memories of a lifetime!

Note:-
i) Heritage walk duration – 4 – 5 hrs
iii) Comfortable accommodation will be in rooms on twin sharing basis.

Things to do in your leisure time:

  • Taste French and Italian cuisines
  • Taste French bakery items and chocolate café
  • Shopping destination: Pondicherry is also a good shopping destination for handicrafts, locally made western outfits, leather products and some tasty chocolates.

We are sure you must be excited but hold on, are you wondering what the package includes?
Answer – we’ve got everything you need covered for your 2 day vacation.


Price Includes

1. All delicious meals: – 2 Breakfast, 2 lunch, and 1 dinner.
2. Comfortable accommodation in rooms on Twin Sharing with attached bathroom.
3. An experienced guide charges for the Heritage Walk in the French Town.
4. Visit to all historical places mentioned in the itinerary
5. Entry tickets for places during the heritage walk.
6. Visit to Serenity beach for sunrise.
7. Visit to Auroville
8. Visit to the Pondicherry lighthouse.
9. Entry tickets for Auroville & Lighthouse.
10. First Aid kit in case of emergencies. (We hope we don’t have any).
11. Non-AC Transport (click to view images) with pushback seats to and fro Bengaluru
12. Inter-State Tax of Tamil Nadu and Pondicherry for transport.
13. 2 or more members of Monks on Wheels to keep you entertained throughout the event.
14. GST (yes, we are honest like that!)

Price Excludes

Dinner on Day 1, Personal expenses, and other things not mentioned above


Now that you have decided to join the trip, congrats on the excellent choice! Monks on Wheels assures you a real experience in nature, distinctive value and finest quality in service.


Trek Photos

Pondicherry Tour - The Little French Town
Pondicherry Tour - The Little French Town
Pondicherry Tour - The Little French Town

Detailed Itinerary

Pricing Details

Early Bird Offer price per person with transportation charges at just Rs. 6569/- (No Hidden Charges)

Note: Early bird offer is valid for few slots only and might change without prior notice.

Actual price per person with transportation charges at just Rs. 7269/- (No Hidden Charges)

Advisory

1) You have the option to make your own transportation arrangements (car/bike/public transport) to join the event for which per person price: Rs. 4869/- (No hidden charges)
2) Partial payment of Rs. 3300/- can be made to book your slot. Remaining amount to be paid online/cash on the day of the trip
3) Monks on Wheels trek leads will have radio communication device as a part of safety measure
4) Comfortable accommodation in rooms on a twin sharing basis with attached bathrooms.
5) A Whatsapp group will be created 2-3 days before the event where all the necessary information like things to carry, pick up points, time etc will be provided
6) We need a minimum of 9 people to conduct the event or the event might be cancelled with a full refund
7) In an extremely rare scenario, due to unforeseen incidents like natural calamities, roadblocks etc. or restrictions by the government or forest department, the itinerary might be changed/modified depending on the situation.


The surroundings around the Homestay/Hotel/Camp will make you feel very close to Nature.
We would like to reiterate & be understood that it is a no-frills nature retreat & not a luxury resort but you can definitely trust us to give you the most thrilling experience and the best premium hospitality.


COVID Safety & Guidelines

Double dose vaccination of COVID-19 or RTPCR Test report of COVID-19 less than 72 hours is mandatory for all participants.

Pondicherry Tour FAQs

Q. What is the best time to visit Pondicherry?

A. October and March are considered the best time to visit Pondicherry.

 

Q. How many days are enough for Pondicherry Tour?

A. Two days are enough to visit the most beautiful French town in India.

 

Q. How much does a trip to Pondicherry cost?

A. You can get the cost and other details of the Pondicherry tour on the Monks on Wheels event page.

 

Q. What are the places we can visit in Pondicherry?

A. You can visit Auroville, Pondicherry lighthouse, Serenity beach for sunrise, etc.

General FAQs

Refund Policy

Price

Inclusive of all taxes

If you need more details about the event or have some questions for us, please go ahead and submit your details below. We'll be happy to assist you.

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