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Planning a trip to Puducherry, India

29th Apr to 2nd May, 2024Moderate Budget Train
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Estimated Budget
for the Trip
INR 24,000 - 35,900View Breakdown

Things to do in Puducherry, India in April

Day 1 - Monday 29th, Apr
morning -

Arrive in Puducherry by train from Chennai. Check into the hotel and relax.

afternoon -

Head to the Promenade Beach for a leisurely walk and take in the beautiful views of the Bay of Bengal. Enjoy a seafood lunch at the nearby Seagulls Restaurant.

evening -

Visit the Aurobindo Ashram to experience serenity and meditation. Have dinner at the popular Le Club Chocolatier with its tranquil ambience.

Day 2 - Tuesday 30th, Apr
morning -

Explore the charming French Quarter with its colorful streets and colonial architecture. Visit the Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Jesus and have breakfast at Café des Arts.

afternoon -

Take a leisurely drive to Auroville, an experimental township focused on sustainable living. Explore the Matrimandir and enjoy lunch at the Auroville Bakery.

evening -

Relax and unwind at the Serenity Beach while enjoying the sunset. Try some local seafood at the nearby Tanto Pizzeria.

Day 3 - Wednesday 1st, May
morning -

Indulge in a relaxing morning at the Paradise Beach. Enjoy beach activities and have brunch at the Seagulls Beach Restaurant.

afternoon -

Immerse in the rich culture of Puducherry by exploring the Pondicherry Museum and Botanical Garden. Enjoy a traditional South Indian thali at Surguru Restaurant for lunch.

evening -

Stroll through the vibrant and lively streets of the White Town and enjoy a delightful dinner at Villa Shanti, a charming restaurant in a colonial building.

Day 4 - Thursday 2nd, May
morning -

Spend a lazy morning at the Serenity Beach for some relaxation. Have a healthy breakfast at Naturellement Garden Café.

afternoon -

Explore the local markets at Goubert Market and shop for souvenirs. Enjoy a variety of street food delicacies for lunch in and around the market area.

evening -

Visit the beautiful Pondicherry Botanical Garden and unwind in its peaceful surroundings. Enjoy a farewell dinner at the popular street food hub, Rock Beach Promenade.

Weather in Puducherry, India in Invalid date
Avg Temp26°C to 32°C
Chance of Rain20%
SeasonSummer

April in Puducherry is typically warm with high humidity. So we are suggesting you pack accordingly.

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Things to Carry on your trip to Puducherry, India

Clothing & Apparel

T-shirts -

Consider packing 3-4 t-shirts

Shorts or lightweight pants -

Pack 2-3 pairs of comfortable bottoms

Comfortable shoes -

Choose shoes that are good for walking

Light jacket -

Can be used if it gets cold or slightly rainy

Swimsuit (optional) -

If planning on visiting the beach

Underwear -

Pack enough for the duration of the trip

Sleepwear -

Pack comfortable sleepwear for the nights

Hat -

To protect from the sun or rain

Accessories

Sunglasses -

To protect eyes from the sun

Sunscreen -

To protect skin from the sun

Insect repellent -

To keep bugs away

Small umbrella -

For unexpected rain

Reusable water bottle -

To stay hydrated

Travel-sized toiletries -

Pack essentials like shampoo, conditioner, soap, moisturizer, and toothbrush

Essentials & Must Haves

Passport or ID card -

For identification

Travel documents -

Train tickets, etc

Money -

Cash and/or credit/debit cards

Phone and charger -

Stay connected

Small first-aid kit -

For minor emergencies

Guidebook or map -

To help navigate the city

Travel towel -

For quick drying after a swim or shower

Reusable shopping bag -

For souvenirs or groceries

Good to Have

Camera -

To capture memories

Travel guidebook -

For in-depth information about the city

Travel pillow -

For comfort during train rides

Snacks -

To keep hunger at bay

Book or e-reader -

For entertainment during downtime

Reusable utensils -

To reduce plastic waste

Laundry bag -

To keep dirty clothes separate

Electronics

Phone and charger -

Essential for communication and navigation

Camera (optional) -

To capture memories

Headphones or earphones -

For listening to music or podcasts during the trip

Travel adapter (if needed) -

To ensure compatibility with local outlets

Good to Knows

Payment Options -

Cash, credit and debit cards are commonly accepted.

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Budget for Puducherry, India in Apr, 2024
  • Budget
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INR24,000 - 35,900

Approximate Budget Range for your trip.

Travel Expenses Breakdown
flight expense
INR 6,000- 10,000
food
INR 4,500- 6,000
hotel
INR 8,000- 12,000
local travelling
INR 1,500- 2,400
activities
INR 3,000- 4,000
misc
INR 1,000- 1,500
Simple Tips to save money while travelling to Puducherry, India
  • Try to book train tickets in advance for better availability and pricing.
  • Bargain at the local markets for better deals on souvenirs.

*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.