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Pondicherry Backpacking in New Year - SOLD OUT

Fri, 29 Dec 2017 10:30PM - Mon, 1 Jan 2018 10:00PM
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Tour Duration : 3 days, 3 nights



A weekend getaway full of laughter, joy, singing, dancing, beautiful views, sunset, sunrise, beach bathing and more. Welcome the New Year with adventure, fun and by being close to Nature. Stay in tents, beach hopping and play in water, participate in Kite festival make your last day of 2017 one of the most memorable one. Join with your friend/ family or make new friends on the travel.             

Pondicherry is a French colonized town located on the East coast , also known as French Riviera of the Indian coast. It is located at 300 kilometers or 6 hours drive from the Silicon Valley of India, Bangalore.

Pondicherry was the French headquarters of India till 1954 and the influence of French can be felt a lot over here. To experience the French breeze on the beach promenade, French colonial architecture, French cuisine and culture, Pondicherry will be a better destination.

On the other part, the Boulevard provides you an experience of Franco-Tamil culture on the houses, heritage buildings, café, churches, street side boutiques selling an alternate world of French to the Indians.

The Food, the Beer, the French sea breeze, the Ashram, the colonial buildings, the unique culture, Pondicherry has a color for everyone and makes a good start for the upcoming year 2018.


DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION Bangalore Pondicherry Bangalore
DEPARTURE TIME Friday 10.30pm
RETURN TIME Monday 10.30pm

Things to do:

  • To know the history, culture, people and things happening in Pondicherry
  • Experience the French colonial architecture
  • Taste French and Italian cuisines
  • Taste French bakery items and chocolate café
  • Shopping destination: Pondicherry is also a good shopping destination for handicrafts, locally made western outfits, leather products, and some tasty chocolates.

Start from Bangalore
First Day

  • Reach Pondicherry
  • Welcome walk at beach promenade
  • French town heritage walk
  • Boulevard walk
  • Lighthouse
  • Beach Barbecue night

Second Day

  • AUROVILE visit.
  • serenity beach

Third Day

  • Visit paradise beach
  • Back to Bangalore
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Important Information

Important Information

Two litres of water bottles
A torch
A cap

Cargo/track pants -2
T-shirt -2
Shoes, Socks
Personal medication kit
Rain Coat/Poncho


Inclusions & Exclusions

Inclusions & Exclusions


  • To & fro journey
  • Homestay
  • 2 breakfast
  • 2 lunch
  • 1 barbeque beach dinner
  • Auroville visit
  • French town visit
  • Lighthouse visit


  • Dinner on New Year Night (Multiple options at French Town during New Year Celebration)
  • Breakfast (Monday - Multiple options at French Town during New Year Celebration )
  • Any Personal Purchases. 



Detailed Itinerary

Detailed Itinerary

Day 0 :

9 -10pm - Bangalore:

     Leaving from Bangalore at late evening. We request you to have light dinner before travelling. This journey would be an overnight travelling to  Pondicherry, in which we would have an informal introduction and have fun

Day 1 :

6 am Pondicherry :

    We will reach Pondicherry by 6 am in the morning and have a welcome walk at Beach Promenade and a brief INTRODUCTION about the history and present Pondicherry. The fresh Sunlight and breeze from the sea gives you a warm welcome to the French town.

7.30 -9am- Home stay :

 You will be taken to home stay for fresh up. For Breakfast, the group will be taken to nearby French café.

10am-1pm French town:

  The Heritage Walk starts from French governor Dupleix statue and goes through Rue Dumas, Eglise de notre dame, Aayi monument, Pondicherry museum, circle de Pondicherry, French consulate, Aurobindo ashram and other streets of French town.

1 pm Lunch

    Both Vegetarian and Non- vegetarian food is provided for the lunch.

2 -3.30pm: Boulevard walk

    Boulevard walk portrays the Franco- tamil architectural buildings, Vysial street, Bharathiyar house, Petit- canal street, MG road.

4-5.30pm: Light house of Pondicherry

   The new Light house on the shore will gives clear view of the Pondicherry town and the beach view from 100 feet tower.

6-7 pm : Pentanque

  Petanque is a French game played only in Pondicherry for more than 100 years. This game is only played in south of France and gives you an vintage feel.

8pm : Barbeque night

After a long day, to give an memorable experience on the beach,  we have organized a  Barbeque food prepared on the Serenity beach. A traditional drink will be provided.

The Barbeque dinner, traditional drink and the sea breeze gives you an unforgettable experience in Pondicherry.


Day 2:

9am-12.00pm: Auroville

 Auroville is an international town located at 10 kms from Pondicherry town in a red earth and green environment. An introduction session will be there about Auroville town and the Aurovillians (people of auroville) and their activities. The MATIR MANDIR (Golden globe) which is at the centre of aurovile will show you a magnificient Architecture of auroville community.

12.30 pm: TANTO restaurant

   Tanto restaurant is the perfect place to taste the exotic Italian foods such a firewood pizza, Lasagna and grilled fish. And their special juices which has no sugar and no water.

3.30- 5.30: Serenity beach

  On the way to Pondi from auroville, serenity beach is located. You can have a good beach time and can play beach Volley ball on the shore.

7-10pm : French town

 Since its the new year eve, the streets of French town will be crowded and can see people from different parts of the country and also foreigners partying on the streets of French town.

11- 2 am: New year 2018

 The Beach promenade will be filled with more than 2 lakh people to welcome the new year at the midnight. And you will be taken to Dumas church for good start of the year.

Day 3:

9.30-12.30pm : Paradise beach

 After the breakfast, you will be taken to Paradise beach. The long beach, the local made sea foods will give you a best ending for the Pondicherry trip.

1 PM : LUNCH  and return to Bangalore

 After lunch and we will be returning to Bangalore by 10.30 pm.


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pondicherry ( Outside bangalore )

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Q. Let us know about the pickup point in bangalore. Also in homestay how many people will stay in one room. we are about 4-5 people.
    5:52 PM, 21 Dec, 2017
  •     A. Please contact the organizer directly for information on this. I have also CC'd the organizer on this email and they should get back to you. Thank you, EH.
          6:12 PM, 21 Dec, 2017
  • Q. Hi, We are 4 adults and one kid of 9 years. Are the bookings still open. We would like to drive down to pondicherry, will there be a revised charge. Please let me know Thanks, Sapna 7760377791
    10:20 AM, 27 Dec, 2017
  •     A. Hi Sapna, We're sorry, the event is sold out. You can check for similar events on our site. Kindly follow the link below. Link:|is_outdoors There are events you can drive to the destination to. Let us know if that helped. Regards, EH
          2:28 PM, 27 Dec, 2017
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