13 hours (Approx.)
Hotel pickup offered
Offered in: English
Gallic culture and history is alive and well in the old French colony of Pondicherry, a short day trip from Chennai. With this day tour, you'll not only get to walk through the historic old city, but you'll also get to visit Auroville, a gargantuan international community that has been bringing generations of people from around the world to live together in harmony since it was founded in the 1960s.
- Visit Pondicherry and Auroville with this day trip from Chennai
- A local guide will lead the way
- Round-trip transfers from your Chennai hotel are provided
- Lunch and entrance fees are included
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Hotel pickup and drop-off
Departure & Return
All hotels in chennai
ITC Grand Chola, Chennai - a Luxury Collection Hotel , No 63 Mount Road Guindy, Chennai (Madras) 600032 India The Raintree Hotel Anna Salai , 636 Anna Salai Teynampet, Chennai (Madras) 600035 India Taj Connemara, Chennai , Binny Road Anna Salai, Chennai (Madras) 600002 India Taj Coromandel Chennai , 37 Mahatma Gandhi Road Nungambakkam, Chennai (Madras) 600034 India Hilton Chennai , 124/1, J.N.Salai, Guindy, Chennai (Madras) 600032 India
After booking, the operator will contact you about pickup time.
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
- Not wheelchair accessible
- This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
- OPERATED BY 5 Senses Walks
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
- For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
- If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
- Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
- Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
Learn more about cancellations.
Frequently Asked Questions
The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Day trip to Pondicherry from Chennai?
A:The policies on face masks and attendee health are:
- Face masks required for travelers in public areas
- Face masks required for guides in public areas
- Face masks provided for travelers
What is the policy on sanitization during Day trip to Pondicherry from Chennai?
A:The policies on sanitization are:
- Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
- Gear/equipment sanitized between use
- Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
What is the social distancing policy during Day trip to Pondicherry from Chennai?
A:The policies on social distancing are:
- Social distancing enforced throughout experience
- Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Day trip to Pondicherry from Chennai?
A:The policies on staff health & safety are:
- Guides required to regularly wash hands
- Regular temperature checks for staff
- Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
- "Pondicherry is well worth seeing if you're in Chennai, although it is a 3+ hour drive." See review
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