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Planning a trip to Pondicherry, Puducherry, India

3rd Jul to 7th Jul, 2024Budget Friendly Train
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Estimated Budget
for the Trip
INR 40,000 - 60,000View Breakdown

Things to do in Pondicherry in July

Day 1 - Wednesday 3rd, Jul
morning -

Arrive in Pondicherry by train from Chennai

afternoon -

Check into accommodation and enjoy a traditional South Indian meal at Hotel Surguru

evening -

Stroll around Promenade Beach and enjoy the local street food at the beachfront stalls

Day 2 - Thursday 4th, Jul
morning -

Visit the Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Jesus and enjoy breakfast at Café des Arts

afternoon -

Explore the charming streets of the French Quarters and have lunch at Le Dupleix

evening -

Visit Auroville and enjoy a serene evening at Matrimandir

Day 3 - Friday 5th, Jul
morning -

Explore the traditional Tamil Quarter of Pondicherry and try traditional breakfast at A2B - Adyar Ananda Bhavan

afternoon -

Visit the Pondicherry Museum and enjoy lunch at Tanto Pizzeria

evening -

Attend a live performance at the Bharathi Park or visit the Old Lighthouse

Day 4 - Saturday 6th, Jul
morning -

Relax at Paradise Beach and enjoy some local coconut water

afternoon -

Visit the Aurobindo Ashram and shop for souvenirs at Casablanca

evening -

Enjoy a seafood dinner at Bay of Buddha

Day 5 - Sunday 7th, Jul
morning -

Take a morning walk along Serenity Beach and have breakfast at Café Xtasi

afternoon -

Explore the local market at Nehru Street for some last-minute shopping and souvenirs

evening -

Depart from Pondicherry to Chennai by train

Weather in Pondicherry in Invalid date
Avg Temp25°C to 35°C
Chance of Rain40%

July in Pondicherry is hot and humid, with occasional rainfall. So we are suggesting you pack accordingly.

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Things to Carry on your trip to Pondicherry

Clothing & Apparel

Light, breathable clothing -

T-shirts, shorts, dresses, and skirts made of cotton, linen, or other lightweight fabrics.

Comfortable walking shoes -

Walking will be the primary mode of transportation.

Swimsuit -

For enjoying the beach.

Light jacket or sweater -

For evenings or unexpected weather changes.

Hat -

To protect from the sun.


Sunglasses -

To protect from the sun.

Sunscreen -

To protect from the sun.

Insect repellent -

To keep bugs away.

Reusable water bottle -

To stay hydrated.

Small backpack or daypack -

For carrying essentials while exploring.

Essentials & Must Haves

Passport or ID card -

For identification.

Cash and credit cards -

For purchases and expenses.

Travel insurance -

To protect against unexpected events.

First-aid kit -

For minor medical needs.

Basic toiletries -

Soap, shampoo, toothbrush, toothpaste, deodorant.

Good to have

Camera -

To capture memories.

Guidebook or travel guide app -

For information on attractions and activities.

Reusable shopping bag -

To reduce plastic waste.

Travel towel -

For drying off after a swim or shower.

Small umbrella -

For unexpected rain.


Phone and charger -

For communication and navigation.

Camera -

To capture memories.

Headphones or earbuds -

For listening to music or podcasts.

Power bank -

To keep electronics charged.

Travel adapter -

If needed for your devices.

Good to Knows

Payment Options -

Cash and credit cards are widely accepted.

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Budget for Pondicherry, Puducherry, India in Jul, 2024
  • Budget
  • Tips to Save Money
INR40,000 - 60,000

Approximate Budget Range for your trip.

Travel Expenses Breakdown
Train Tickets (Round Trip for 2 People)
INR 2,000- 3,000
INR 10,000- 14,000
Accommodation (5 nights)
INR 16,000- 24,000
Local Traveling
INR 2,000- 3,000
INR 6,000- 10,000
INR 4,000- 6,000
Simple Tips to save money while travelling to Pondicherry, Puducherry, India
  • Try the local seafood for an authentic experience
  • Bargain at the local markets for better prices

*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.