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Planning a trip to Pondicherry, Puducherry, India

2nd Jul to 7th Jul, 2024Budget Friendly Train
Backpacking / Wandering Looking for Buddy
  • Itinerary
  • Experiences
  • Hotels
  • Things to Carry
Estimated Budget
for the Trip
INR 19,000 - 27,800View Breakdown

Things to do in Pondicherry in July

Day 1 - Tuesday 2nd, Jul
morning -

Arrive in Chennai and take a train from Chennai Central to Pondicherry

afternoon -

Check-in to your accommodation and explore the French Quarter in Pondicherry, visit White Town and Promenade Beach

evening -

Dine at Rendezvous, a popular restaurant offering a mix of Indian and French cuisine

Day 2 - Wednesday 3rd, Jul
morning -

Visit Auroville, an experimental township with the famous Matrimandir meditation center

afternoon -

Explore Aurobindo Ashram, a spiritual community founded by Sri Aurobindo and his spiritual collaborator The Mother

evening -

Relax at a beachside café like Le Café and enjoy the sunset view

Day 3 - Thursday 4th, Jul
morning -

Relax at Serenity Beach and try surfing or just enjoy the peaceful surroundings

afternoon -

Visit Bharathi Park, a green space with beautiful gardens, fountains, and a famous Aayi Mandapam monument

evening -

Try local street food at the Goubert Market, known for its bustling atmosphere and various food stalls

Day 4 - Friday 5th, Jul
morning -

Take a boat ride from Chunnambar Boat House to Paradise Beach and relax on the golden sands

afternoon -

Indulge in seafood at a beach shack like Seagulls Restaurant

evening -

Take a leisurely stroll on Rock Beach and enjoy the lively atmosphere

Day 5 - Saturday 6th, Jul
morning -

Explore the Pondicherry Museum and experience the art and history of the region

afternoon -

Visit the Manakula Vinayagar Temple, known for its elephant blessings and beautiful architecture

evening -

Enjoy a traditional Thali meal at Surguru Restaurant

Day 6 - Sunday 7th, Jul
morning -

Relax and unwind at one of the quaint cafes like Café des Arts or Baker Street

afternoon -

Explore the local markets for unique souvenirs and handicrafts at Sunday Market

evening -

Enjoy a quiet dinner at Tanto Pizzeria, known for its wood-fired pizzas and cozy ambiance

Day 7 - Monday 8th, Jul
morning -

Enjoy a relaxing morning at the beach and bid adieu to Pondicherry

afternoon -

Take a train from Pondicherry to Chennai

evening -

Departure from Chennai to your next destination

Weather in Pondicherry in Invalid date
Avg Temp25°C to 32°C
Chance of Rain50%
SeasonMonsoon

July in Pondicherry is characterized by warm and humid weather, with occasional rainfall. So we are suggesting you pack accordingly.

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Things to Carry on your trip to Pondicherry

Clothing & Apparel

Cotton T-shirts -

Breathable and comfortable for the warm weather.

Shorts/Skirts -

Lightweight and easy to pack for casual wear.

Swimsuit -

For enjoying the beach.

Comfortable walking shoes -

For exploring the city.

Sunglasses -

To protect your eyes from the sun.

Light sweater/jacket -

For evenings or cooler weather.

Raincoat/umbrella -

Pondicherry receives rainfall during July, so it's a good idea to pack rain gear.

Accessories

Sunscreen -

Protect your skin from the sun's harmful rays.

Hat -

To shield your face and head from the sun.

Travel-sized toiletries -

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

Insect repellent -

Keep mosquitoes and other insects at bay., especially during monsoon season

First-aid kit -

For minor emergencies.

Essentials & Must Haves

Passport/ID card -

For identification.

Travel documents -

Train tickets, visa if required.

Cash and credit/debit cards -

Although digital payments are widely accepted, it's always good to have cash as a backup.

Travel wallet -

To keep your valuables organized and secure.

Reusable water bottle -

Stay hydrated throughout your trip.

Power bank -

To keep your electronic devices charged.

Travel towel -

Lightweight and compact, for quick drying after a swim or shower.

Good to have

Camera -

To capture your memories.

Guidebook/map -

For exploring the city and its attractions.

Local SIM card -

For staying connected and using data services.

Small backpack -

For carrying your essentials while exploring.

Reusable shopping bag -

For carrying souvenirs or items you purchase.

Electronics

Smartphone -

For communication, navigation, and taking photos.

Laptop/tablet -

For entertainment and work if needed.

Headphones -

For listening to music or podcasts.

Travel adapter -

If your devices use different plugs than India.

Universal remote control -

For operating multiple devices in your hotel room.

Good to Knows

Payment Options -

Credit cards, debit cards, and mobile payment platforms like Google Pay and Paytm are widely accepted in Pondicherry.

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Budget for Pondicherry, Puducherry, India in Jul, 2024
  • Budget
  • Tips to Save Money
INR19,000 - 27,800

Approximate Budget Range for your trip.

Travel Expenses Breakdown
Flight Expense
INR 10,000- 15,000
Food
INR 3,000- 4,000
Hotel
INR 3,000- 4,000
Local Traveling
INR 1,500- 2,500
Activities
INR 1,000- 1,500
Misc
INR 500- 800
Simple Tips to save money while travelling to Pondicherry, Puducherry, India
  • Carry sufficient cash as some places may not accept cards
  • Try to book train tickets in advance for cost-effective travel

*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.