Coastal Charm of Tamil Nadu and Pondicherry​


05 Nights / 06 Days

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Best time to visit

The best time to visit this itinerary is from October to March when the weather is pleasant, and you can enjoy the beaches and outdoor activities.

ideal for

This itinerary is ideal for history and culture enthusiasts, nature lovers, and anyone who wants to explore the charming coastal towns of Tamil Nadu and Pondicherry.

DAY 1 : Chennai - Mahabalipuram (101 Kms)

Arrive in Chennai and proceed towards Mahabalipuram, a UNESCO World Heritage site known for its ancient temples and shore temple. Spend the day exploring the town and visiting attractions like Pancha Rathas, Krishna's Butter Ball, and the famous Mahabalipuram beach.

DAY 2 : Mahabalipuram

Visit the famous Shore Temple and other significant temples like the Thirukadalmallai, Varaha Cave Temple, and the Mahishamardini Rock Cut Mandapa. You can also explore the local markets and indulge in some shopping.

DAY 3 : Mahabalipuram - Pondicherry (144 Kms)

Proceed towards the charming town of Pondicherry, which was a French colonial settlement. Visit the famous Aurobindo Ashram, the Pondicherry Museum, and the serene Promenade beach. Take a stroll around the French Quarter and explore the colorful buildings and cafes.

DAY 4 : Pondicherry

Take a day to explore the famous attractions of Pondicherry like the Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, Sri Aurobindo Handmade Paper Factory, and the Chunnambar Boat House. You can also indulge in some water sports activities on the beach.

DAY 5 : Pondicherry

Explore the local markets and buy some souvenirs for your loved ones. You can also visit the famous Matrimandir, which is the heart of Auroville and is considered a symbol of human unity.

DAY 6 : Pondicherry - Chennai (144 Kms)

Depart from Pondicherry and proceed towards Chennai for your return journey.

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