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Planning a trip to Pondicherry, Puducherry, India

23rd May to 25th May, 2024Budget Friendly Train
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Estimated Budget
for the Trip
INR 9,000 - 13,200View Breakdown

Things to do in Pondicherry in May

Day 1 - Thursday 23rd, May
morning -

Arrive in Pondicherry by train from Mysore. Check in to the hotel and relax at Serenity Beach.

afternoon -

Lunch at Rendezvous Cafe & Restaurant for delicious European and Asian cuisine.

evening -

Take a stroll along Promenade Beach and enjoy the sea breeze.

Day 2 - Friday 24th, May
morning -

Visit the Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Jesus and explore the charming streets of the French Quarter.

afternoon -

Enjoy a traditional South Indian thali for lunch at Surguru Restaurant.

evening -

Head to Auroville, an experimental township, and explore the Matrimandir and its beautiful gardens.

Day 3 - Saturday 25th, May
morning -

Take a boat to Paradise Beach for a day of relaxation and sunbathing.

afternoon -

Indulge in a rejuvenating spa session at Villa Shanti Spa & Resort.

evening -

Savor local seafood delicacies at Le Club Chateau Restaurant while enjoying the sunset views.

Day 4 - Sunday 26th, May
morning -

Relax at the hotel or take a leisurely walk around the charming streets of White Town.

afternoon -

Enjoy a delicious South Indian meal at Surguru Restaurant before departing for Mysore.

evening -

Board the train from Pondicherry to Mysore and bid adieu to Pondicherry with beautiful memories.

Weather in Pondicherry in Invalid date
Avg Temp27°C to 34°C
Chance of Rain30%

May in Pondicherry is typically hot and humid, with average temperatures ranging from 27 to 34 degrees Celsius. There is a moderate chance of rain, so be prepared with an umbrella or raincoat. The UV index is high, so it's important to protect yourself from the sun. So we are suggesting you pack accordingly.

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Things to Carry on your trip to Pondicherry

Clothing & Apparel

Light, breathable clothing -

For the warm and humid weather.

Comfortable walking shoes -

For exploring the city on foot.

Modest attire -

For visits to religious or cultural sites.


Sunglasses -

To protect your eyes from the sun.

Wide-brimmed hat -

For sun protection.

Reusable water bottle -

To stay hydrated.

Foldable travel bag -

For day trips or shopping.

Essentials & Must Haves

Passport/ID card -

For identification purposes.

Cash and credit cards -

For purchases and expenses.

Travel insurance -

For peace of mind.

First-aid kit -

For minor medical emergencies.

Good to Have

Travel adapter -

For charging electronic devices.

Hand sanitizer -

For hygiene.

Travel pillow -

For comfort on the train.

Insect repellent -

To ward off mosquitoes.


Smartphone with charger -

For communication, navigation, and photography.

Camera (optional) -

To capture your memories.

Headphones/earbuds -

For listening to music or podcasts.

Good to Knows

Payment Options -

Both cash and credit cards are widely accepted in Pondicherry, but it's always good to have a mix of both.

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Budget for Pondicherry, Puducherry, India in May, 2024
  • Budget
  • Tips to Save Money
INR9,000 - 13,200

Approximate Budget Range for your trip.

Travel Expenses Breakdown
Flight Expense
INR 0- 0
INR 3,000- 4,000
INR 4,000- 6,000
Local Travelling
INR 500- 700
INR 1,000- 1,500
INR 500- 1,000
Simple Tips to save money while travelling to Pondicherry, Puducherry, India
  • Book train tickets in advance for cost savings.
  • Try the local seafood for a delightful culinary experience.

*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.