Tour Packages in Puducherry

Puducherry is an excellent destination for the avid travellers. It offers a beautiful mix of history with modernity. The city has many architectural wonders on one hand and mesmerizing exotic beaches on the other hand. It may not be very easy to explore this entire city without having proper information about the attractions waiting for you there.

Tour Packages in Pondicherry

Here, you should take help from the tour packages offered by the PTDC. These tours will give you the glimpses of its rich French history as well as contemporary lifestyle along with lots of enjoyable activities.

For your help, these are the top tour packages that you can opt for when in this amazing city:

Heritage Walk Tours in Puducherry

What can be the better way of exploring the city like Puducherry except doing so on your feet? Heritage walking tours are the best way to know about its architectural prowess. You can experience the French lifestyle in the form of colonial houses along with the distinctive aura of Ashram Town and Tamil localities. This heritage walk begins with Ashram Walk at Ashram Office. It covers the northern parts of the city with awe inspiring colonial buildings owned by Aurobindo Ashram. In this section of walk, you can also buy some local merchandise sold by Ashram ancillaries.

Famous Tour packages in Puducherry

The next part of this walk includes exploration of French Heritage commencing from Puducherry Tourist Information Centre and ending at the same place. This 2 hours long walk will take you down the by lanes of French history through the streets fringed by French style buildings featuring with their beautiful entrances and well laid out gardens as well as typical French names.

Both these walks will take around 4 hours to complete. If you aren’t interested in walking this much, you can ask for a rickshaw package at extra payment.

Address of Pickup Place:
Puducherry Tourist Information Centre
No. 40, Goubert Avenue, Beach Road, Puducherry
Phone No.: 0413-2339497

Cycle Tour Packages in Puducherry

Puducherry is one of the few cities that allow you an exhilarating cycle tour for its complete exploration. Whether you visit the city for the first time or you stay here for long, you will certainly love the idea of wandering about on a quirky bicycle early in the morning. This wake up cycle tour is organized by PTDC in collaboration with Sita Cultural Centre. It includes a cycle, guide, map, helmet, and water.

Cycling in the streets of Puducherry

It takes around 2 hours from 7-9 in the morning. It passes through the areas like Kuruchikuppam, Goubert Market, Heritage Town, Nehru Street, etc. It will end with a delicious breakfast at Sita’s Garden. French and Indian food is available here. The bookings for this tour can be availed at Sita Cultural Centre and it is available in 6 different languages like English, Hindi, Oriya, Bengali, French, and Tamil.

Address of Pickup Point:
Sita Cultural Center
22, Kandappa Mudaliar St, M.G. Road Area, Puducherry
Phone No.: 91-413-4200718
Email: sita@pondicherry-arts.com
Cost of Package: INR 1200 for Adults and INR 400 for Kids

Full Day City Tour in Puducherry

This is a full day tour covering almost every attraction in the city. This tour will begin at 9:30 in the morning and will wind up at 5:30 in the evening. During these hours, you will be taken on a delightful trip to places like Manakula Vinayagar Temple, Shri Aurobindo Ashram, Pondicherry Museum, Handmade Paper Factory, Chunnambar Complex, Sacred Heart of Jesus Church, Panchavati, and outside view of Matrimandir. Lunch will be taken at extra cost at any nearby eatery.

Sightseeing in Puducherry

Address of Pickup Point:
Puducherry Tourist Information Centre
No. 40, Goubert Avenue, Beach Road, Puducherry
Phone No.: 0413-2339497
Cost of the Package: INR 300 for Adults

Half Day Tour Packages in Puducherry

If you do not want to spend the whole day on sightseeing or you lack time, there is also half day tour package offered in Puducherry. This package begins at 1:30 in the noon and ends at 5:30 PM. It covers the main attractions like Aurobindo Ashram, outside view of Matrimandir, Sacred Heart of Jesus Church, and Hanuman Mandir of Panchvati.

Famous Attractions of Puducherry

Address of Pickup Point:
Puducherry Tourist Information Centre
No. 40, Goubert Avenue, Beach Road, Puducherry
Phone No.: 0413-2339497
Cost of the Package: INR 150/head for non A/c and INR 200/head for A/c

Weekend Tours in Puducherry

If you want to spend mesmerizing weekend in this city, go for this tour package. It is arranged on demand by PTDC only on the Fridays. Four tours are operated under this package. These include:
  • 2 days tour of Bangalore - Puducherry- Bangalore
  • 1 day tour from Chennai - Puducherry - Chennai
  • 2 days Navagraha tour covering Chennai - Puducherry - Karaikal - Puducherry - Chennai
  • 2 days tour including Puducherry - Tirupathi - Tirumala - Alamelu Managapuram
Weekend trips from Puducherry

Address of Pickup Point:

Puducherry Tourist Information Centre
No. 40, Goubert Avenue, Beach Road, Puducherry
Phone No.: 0413-2339497\

The Dinner Cruise of Chunambar in Puducherry

Treat yourself to the exotic flavours of this region with a dinner cruise of Chunambar under the twilight. This package is available on reservations only. It gives you an opportunity to spend luxuriant time under the star lit open sky in a double-decker boat. Enjoy the vistas of vast seas while gorging upon exquisite gourmet treats in your platter. A perfect plan for a perfect evening!

Boating trip in Puducherry

Address of Pickup Point:
Seagulls Chunnambar Beach Resort
Nonankuppam, Cuddalore Main Road, Puducherry
Phone No.: 0413-2356816

Ashram Tour in Puducherry

Your trip to Puducherry is not complete unless you take a long tour of Aurobindo Ashram departments. This tour offers you a closer dekko at the handicrafts and arts manufactured and sold at the various departments of this ashram. It begins with a video show depicting the life of Shri Aurobindo and the Mother.

The departments covered under this tour package are:
  • Agarbatti factory- sale of incense sticks
  • Hosiery Factory- sale of vests
  • Handmade Paper- sales of manufactured coloured/ white drawing paper, paintings, marbling work
  • Handloom weaving unit- sales of towels, bed sheets, and other items
  • Shri Smriti- offering relics of Shri Aurobindo and The Mother
  • Batik- Tie and dye sales
  • Harpagon- manufacturing and sales of furniture
  • Perfumery- sales of scents and garments
  • Marbling- sales of hand printed ties, silk sarees, scarves, and stoles
  • Ayurvedic Dispensary- sales of Ayurvedic and Herbal medicines
  • Other departments that may be covered under this tour are:
  • Shri Aurobindo Ashram Library
  • Paintings display at Art House
  • Sales of manufactured leather goods at Aurofurn
  • Sales of needle work embroidery

Tours to Aurobindo Ashram in Puducherry

This entire tour is a shopping delight while you can also gain knowledge about the regional arts and crafts flourishing at this ashram.

Address of Pickup Point:
Sri Aurobindo Autocare Services
3, Ranga pillai Street, Puducherry
Phone No.: 91-9843038773
Cost of the Package: INR 50 per head

Matrimandir Tour Package in Puducherry

This package covers one of the most alluring attractions of Puducherry, the Matrimandir. There are two separate packages offered for weekdays and Sundays. The tour on weekdays begin at 2:00 and ends at 6:00 in the evening with reporting at 1:30 PM. The Sunday tour begins at 8:30 AM and ends at 12:00 in the noon with reporting at 8:15 AM. Seats are offered on first come, first serve basis and there is a second trip from 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM, in case the number of passengers increases.

Tour to the Auroville in Puducherry

Under this tour, visitors are dropped at Tourist Infoemation Centre from where they have to walk for one kilometre till Matrimandir. Video films on Auroville and Matrimandir are displayed as a part of this package along with Kali Mandir. Visitors are not allowed to consume alcohol or smoke while on this tour. Matrimandir will be shown from outside only.

Address of Pickup Point:
Sri Aurobindo Autocare Services
3, Ranga pillai Street, Puducherry
Phone No.: 91-9843038773
Cost of the Package: INR 100 per head for Adults

Garden Farm and Lake View Tours in Puducherry

This tour package takes around 4 hours to complete. It offers you panoramic views of Ashram farms and lakes to rejuvenate your senses. The tour includes a visit to Ashram Lake Estate, Casenove Farm, Lake View Sea Gull Restaurant, and PTDC Bird Watching Tower. It begins from 2:30 PM in the noon and ends at 6:00 in the evening.

Trip to the natural attractions of Puducherry

Address of Pickup Point:
Sri Aurobindo Autocare Services
3, Ranga pillai Street, Puducherry
Phone No.: 91-9843038773
Email: autocare.saut@gmail.com
Cost of the Package: INR 100 per head with min. requirement of 5 pax

Darshan Tour of Puducherry

Puducherry Darshan Tour is another full day tour covering some choicest attractions of the city. This tour will end at its starting point through the dining place of Ashram where visitors having dining pass will halt for dinner. This trip is inclusive of only the entry fees of these attractions and monuments. Attractions covered under this tour are:

Vedapuriswara Temple: Built during 18th century with swayambhu linga. It has stone inscriptions as well.

Cathedral Church: it was built during 1791 under Our Lady of Immaculate Conception

Varadaraja Temple: Built during the 12th century with statue of Narsimha and the presiding deity, Venkatachalapathy.

Darshan Tours in Puducherry

Chunambar Boating Club: motor boats, pedal boats, beach resort, boating, swimming, hydroplanes, et al

Botanical Garden and Aquarium: Joy train, 150 years old plants, and Chola Bronzes

Puducherry Museum: Established by French in 1942 with antiques and excavations from Arikamendu.

Address of Pickup Point:
Sri Aurobindo Autocare Services
3, Ranga pillai Street, Puducherry
Phone No.: 91-9843038773
Cost of the Package: INR 120 per head

Tour for Puducherry Science Centre and Planetarium

Know about the science at this centre and planetarium of Puducherry. It is highly recommended tour for the kids. It operates on all days except Monday as well as the national holidays.

Scientific Tour of Puducherry

Address of Pickup Point:

Puducherry Science Centre and Planetarium
25/22,  Kurunji Nagar, 1st Main Road,
Lawspet, Puducherry
Email: pscp2014@gmail.com
Phone No.: 0413 2257222
Cost of the Package:
INR 20 per head for Adults, INR 10 per head for Children

These are some of the best tour packages that you can opt in the city of Puducherry. With these packages, your trip to this colonial city will definitely bring many smiles on your face with complete roundup of all its attractions.

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    DIBYENDU ROY from GUWAHATI 266 Days ago

    Kindly let me lnow how can I have a booking for a full day tour package at Pondichery.

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    Kajal Dey from Chennai 426 Days ago

    One day Pondicherry local site seeing tour from Chennai

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