SERENE PONDICHERRY 4 DAYS





A 4 days tour covering the magnificent architecture of Mamallapuram along with the charming serenity of Pondicherry

SERENE PONDICHERRY 4 DAYS





A 4 days tour covering the magnificent architecture of Mamallapuram along with the charming serenity of Pondicherry



Day 01 - Chennai- Mamallapuram-Pondicherry ( 151 kms-3 and half hours drive)


On arrival at Chennai you are met and escorted to your vehicle. Leave immediately for Mahabalipuram a pleasant 1 and half hours drive from Chennai.

You can halt at Dakshina Chitra enroute. Proceed for sightseeing of Mammalapuram built in 7th century, the ancient Pallava port,  today is the site of several antique sculptural marvels. In this ancient seaside town  shrines and huge sculptures cut-out of rocks more than 1200 years back during the reign of Pallava Kings in the region can be seen. The rock carvings depicting mythological episodes - of demons, Gods and animals in battle and others - are truly poems in stone.

Visit Butter Ball, Arjunas Penance, 5 Rathas and the magnificent Shore Temples. Return to hotel and overnite Mahabalipuram.

Lunch at Mammalapuram and proceed to Pondicherry.

Arrive , checkin to hotel and overnight Pondicherry


Day 02: Pondicherry


Today after breakfast Visit the Aurobindo Ashram, which is 10 kms north of Pondicherry.

Lunch at one of the beautiful cafes around and evening at leisure to walk around and soak in the ambience of this charming city by the sea. The area is dotted with beautiful boutiques, restaurants and old mansions. Return to hotel

Overnight Pondicherry.



Day 03: Pondicherry


Today after breakfast visit Auroville - a unique experiment in international living and in creating a new environment where men and women of all nationalities live together in harmony

Enjoy shopping for some wonderful aromas, soaps, clothings and artefacts all manufactured locally at Auroville.

Return to resort ,lunch and evening free to enjoy resort facilities

Overnight  Pondicherry.



Day 04 : Pondicherry - Chennai


Today after breakfast you leave for Chennai and are dropped to the airport for your return flight back.

Package Inclusions:

  •     3 nites and 4 days accommodation in 3/4/5  star hotels as per package chosen.
  •     Daily breakfast in the hotels
  •     Transportation and sightseeing in a private airconditioned vehicle
  •     2 to 3 pax in a medium car ie sedan/ 3 to 5 pax in a Toyota Innova / 5 to 10 pax in an AC 10 seater vehicle
  •     Sightseeing.
  •     All DA/ Toll/ Parking, hotel and transport taxes and GST included
  •     Daily 1 bottle of mineral water per person in the vehicle

Package Exclusions:

  •     Monument entry fees
  •     Guide fees. Guides can be arranged at additional cost or are alternatively available at the monuments.
  •     Airfares domestic and  international or any rail fares are not included anything not specified in package inclusions
  •     Tips or gratuities

 

 Package cost on request as per category of hotels chosen

Minimum group size 2-10 pax

Multiple departure dates available

 

Additional Info

  • A current valid passport and visa is required during travel in India. Please make sure you have all your required travel documents
  • An English speaking guide will be provided on request at additional cost , if another language guide is required,please advise at time of bookin and it is subject to availability
  • Travel duration mentioned is approximate and depends on traffic conditions
  • Avoid any clothing that is too revealing.
  • The tour includes accommodation with a daily breakfast.
  • The tour begins and ends  at Chennai airport. Please do inform us at the time of booking you exact arrival and departure details
  • Tipping / Gratuities during the tour are not included and are recommended

Day 01 - Chennai- Mamallapuram-Pondicherry ( 151 kms-3 and half hours drive)


On arrival at Chennai you are met and escorted to your vehicle. Leave immediately for Mahabalipuram a pleasant 1 and half hours drive from Chennai.

You can halt at Dakshina Chitra enroute. Proceed for sightseeing of Mammalapuram built in 7th century, the ancient Pallava port,  today is the site of several antique sculptural marvels. In this ancient seaside town  shrines and huge sculptures cut-out of rocks more than 1200 years back during the reign of Pallava Kings in the region can be seen. The rock carvings depicting mythological episodes - of demons, Gods and animals in battle and others - are truly poems in stone.

Visit Butter Ball, Arjunas Penance, 5 Rathas and the magnificent Shore Temples. Return to hotel and overnite Mahabalipuram.

Lunch at Mammalapuram and proceed to Pondicherry.

Arrive , checkin to hotel and overnight Pondicherry


Day 02: Pondicherry


Today after breakfast Visit the Aurobindo Ashram, which is 10 kms north of Pondicherry.

Lunch at one of the beautiful cafes around and evening at leisure to walk around and soak in the ambience of this charming city by the sea. The area is dotted with beautiful boutiques, restaurants and old mansions. Return to hotel

Overnight Pondicherry.



Day 03: Pondicherry


Today after breakfast visit Auroville - a unique experiment in international living and in creating a new environment where men and women of all nationalities live together in harmony

Enjoy shopping for some wonderful aromas, soaps, clothings and artefacts all manufactured locally at Auroville.

Return to resort ,lunch and evening free to enjoy resort facilities

Overnight  Pondicherry.



Day 04 : Pondicherry - Chennai


Today after breakfast you leave for Chennai and are dropped to the airport for your return flight back.

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