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Planning a trip to Pondicherry, Puducherry, India

17th May to 19th May, 2024Moderate Budget Train
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Estimated Budget
for the Trip
INR 13,600 - 20,600View Breakdown

Things to do in Pondicherry in May

Day 1 - Friday 17th, May
morning -

Arrive at Pondicherry by train from Bengaluru

afternoon -

Check into the hotel and relax

evening -

Stroll along Promenade Beach and enjoy the sunset

Day 2 - Saturday 18th, May
morning -

Visit the Aurobindo Ashram for peaceful surroundings

afternoon -

Explore the French Quarter for its colonial architecture and visit the local cafes

evening -

Relax at Paradise Beach and enjoy the serene surroundings

Day 3 - Sunday 19th, May
morning -

Indulge in a delightful breakfast at Café des Arts

afternoon -

Visit the local market for unique souvenirs and try local street food at Mission Street

evening -

Enjoy a romantic dinner at Rendezvous Restaurant overlooking the sea

Day 4 - Monday 20th, May
morning -

Relax at the hotel and check-out

afternoon -

Explore the local markets for last-minute shopping and souvenirs

evening -

Depart from Pondicherry by train to Bengaluru

Weather in Pondicherry in Invalid date
Avg Temp28°C to 34°C
Chance of Rain30%

May in Pondicherry is typically hot and humid, with temperatures ranging from 28 to 34 degrees Celsius. So we are suggesting you pack accordingly.

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Things to Carry on your trip to Pondicherry

Clothing & Apparel

Moisture-wicking fabrics -

Lightweight and breathable, ideal for the warm and humid weather.

Cotton clothing -

Comfortable and breathable, suitable for daytime wear.

Beachwear (if visiting beaches) -

Swimsuits, coverups, and sandals for beach activities.

Light jacket or sweater -

For cooler evenings or air-conditioned spaces.

Comfortable walking shoes -

For exploring the city and beaches.


Sunglasses -

Protect your eyes from the sun.

Sun hat -

Provide shade from the sun.

Reusable water bottle -

Stay hydrated throughout the day.

Small backpack or tote bag -

Carry your essentials and souvenirs.

Anti-theft bag -

Keep your belongings safe in crowded areas.

Essentials & Must Haves

Passport and visa (for international travelers) -

Necessary for identification and travel.

Cash and cards -

Both cash and cards are widely accepted in Pondicherry.

Travel documents (train tickets, etc.) -

Proof of transportation and reservations.

Travel-sized toiletries -

Essentials like shampoo, toothpaste, and sunscreen.

First-aid kit -

Basic medical supplies for minor emergencies.

Good to Have

Travel pillow or neck support -

For comfort during the train ride.

Hand sanitizer -

Maintain hygiene on the go.

Small umbrella or raincoat -

In case of sudden rainfall.

Camera or smartphone with good camera -

Capture your travel memories.

Guidebook or travel app -

Help you navigate and discover the city.


Smartphone and charger -

For communication, navigation, and online access.

Portable charger -

Keep your devices powered up.

Travel adapter (if necessary) -

Ensure compatibility with local power outlets.

Headphones or earphones -

For listening to music or podcasts.

Travel router (optional) -

Create a portable Wi-Fi hotspot for multiple devices.

Good to Knows

Payment Options -

Both cash and cards are widely accepted in Pondicherry.

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Budget for Pondicherry, Puducherry, India in May, 2024
  • Budget
  • Tips to Save Money
INR13,600 - 20,600

Approximate Budget Range for your trip.

Travel Expenses Breakdown
Train Travel (round trip per person)
INR 1,000- 1,500
Hotel (3 nights for 2 people)
INR 8,000- 12,000
Food (per day per person)
INR 1,600- 2,400
Local Travel
INR 1,000- 1,600
INR 1,000- 1,500
INR 1,000- 1,600
Simple Tips to save money while travelling to Pondicherry, Puducherry, India
  • Try the local seafood at the beachside shacks.
  • Carry comfortable footwear for exploring the French Quarter on foot.

*Disclaimer - Please note that the travel budget suggestions provided by Trip Garuda are generated through AI algorithms based on available data and user input. While we strive for accuracy, these estimates may not reflect real-time pricing or unforeseen expenses. We recommend using these figures as a general guide and encourage you to conduct further research and budgeting based on your specific travel requirements.