Locally known as Pondi, this place is home to many mesmerizing beaches, museums telling history, gothic churches and many more. From small pantries to upscale restaurants and classy cafes, Pondi offers delectable cuisine of all varieties. Beaches are peaceful, offer kayaking, canoeing and scuba diving as underwater adventures. October to March is the ideal time to pay a visit here to soak in the tropical temperature.
Walking around or loaning motorcycles and bicycles is the best way to fully dig out what Pondicherry is. Whether you start from Aurobindo Ashram or the classy gray and yellow buildings of a French colony, you are guaranteed to be mesmerized by the calm and beauty of the place. Other than Auroville Ashram, it is home to famous Botanical Garden with colorful marine life and toy train, rocky beach of the promenade with cafes on the sides, Church of Sacred Heart of Jesus and many other notable attractions. Ousteri Lake and Serenity Beach are quiet places with less crowd. Nightlife is another reason that makes Pondicherry a perfect choice for a laid-back holiday. As the sun sets, a throng of people awaits to begin the night with trendy music and exotic dances. Culinary of Pondi is a mixed bag of French and Italian cuisine art and South Indian cuisine. Fish, prawns, Italian Baked Beans with local South Indian dishes are sure to fill your tummy.
A perfect place for backpackers and honeymooners with beautiful city lights and scenery. Why go somewhere else when you have Pondicherry to celebrate and unwind.