Pondicherry (or Puducherry), a French colonial settlement in India until 1954, is now a Union Territory town bounded by the southeastern Tamil Nadu state. Its French legacy is preserved in its French Quarter, with tree-lined streets, mustard-colored colonial villas and chic boutiques.
Auroville is an experimental township in Viluppuram district, mostly in the state of Tamil Nadu, India, with some parts in the Union Territory of Pondicherry in India. It was founded in 1968 by Mirra Alfassa and designed by architect Roger Anger.
Travel from Chennai to Mahabalipuram and Pondicherry
Accommodation at Mahabalipuram and Pondicherry
All meals from Day 1 breakfast to Day 3 lunch
Entry charges at sightseeing locations as per itinerary
Anything not mentioned in ‘includes’
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Day 1:30 Dec, 2023
In morning, reach Chennai by flight. Have breakfast at Koyambedu. Leave for Auroville by bus. In noon, we check-in and have lunch. Explore Matrimandir, Auroville and meditation centre.
Day 2:31 Dec, 2023
In morning we will visit – Auro beach – Aurobindo ashram – French War memorial – Bharathi Park Post lunch we leave for Mahabalipuram New Year Party at night
Day 3:01 Jan, 2024
Sightseeing in Mahabalipuram – Shore temple – 5 Rathas – Lighthouse – Trimurti Cave – Krishna Cave Temple – Mahishasura Mardini Cave Temple 14:00 – Leave for Chennai 20:00 – Evening flight from Chennai
I'm a solo female traveller, will this be safe for me?
There are many female travelers who travel with us solo. In fact, in most of our trips, almost 75% of the travelers are women. We give utmost priority to women’s safety during our trips. Our trip leaders ensure everyone feels comfortable at all times during the trip.
What is cancellation policy?
Cancellation one month before Trip: If you decide to cancel your trip at least one month before the departure date, you will receive a 50% refund of the total trip fees.
Cancellation within one month of Trip: Unfortunately, if you cancel within one month of the trip, the fees are non-refundable.
Cancellation by Our Company: If, for any reason, we have to cancel the trip, you will receive a full refund of the entire amount you paid.
Force Majeure Clause: In case of events beyond our control (force majeure), including but not limited to, floods, riots, pandemics, government regulations, etc. which might cause trip cancellation, we will issue a refund only after covering necessary expenses incurred.
What is the group size?
We usually take only 10-15 participants per batch to ensure we have a smaller group where everyone gets the best service.