So what’s with the French connection?
Do the Tamil people really speak French?
I thought only Kerala had backwaters!
What’s the culture scene like?
Get all your questions answered. Come, understand and appreciate PONDICHERRY as F5 takes you on a blissful sojourn of the coastal town!
Leave Bangalore around 10 PM in an A/C Volvo or similar.
Reach by 6 AM. Fresh up and have breakfast by 9:00 AM. Visit Auroville and understand the place, understand what it takes to be a part of a global village. After lunch, relax around the promenade. Overnight at the guest house.
Explore the backwaters and beaches of Pondicherry. Spend the evening exploring the French connections and tamil traditions of the town. Get on a heritage walk to understand how the two cultures have come together to create a very interesting community. Spend the night at the guest house.
First half of the day for you to shop and explore the way you want, of course with inputs from us. Leave for Bangalore that night by KSRTC. Arrive at Bangalore on 23rd Oct morning.
25% of the trip cost if cancelled 15 days in advance.
50% of the trip cost if cancelled 14 to 5 days in advance.
Last 4 days – no show – entire amount will be forfeited.
Please be prepared for a fair bit of walking.
F5 Escapes is in no way responsible for any untoward incident happening due to the ignorance/negligence of the guests, natural/man-made calamities, accidents or any other events that are out of human control during the trip.
All our trips are well-researched, including identifying access to medical facilities. In case of a medical emergency, F5 will assist the traveler in getting medical attention.
The trip is NON-SMOKING and NON-ALCHOHOLIC.
F5 reserves the right to cancel the trip under certain conditions – in such a case, the amount will be refunded in full.
“The place!! Pondicherry has a lot of hidden gems – I especially loved the heritage walk. The experience at culture & heritage center was very memorable – and the faces of Panchali-amma and the young guy (Murugan?) are imprinted in my mind 🙂 The Paradise beach visit was lovely as well.”
Aarti, September, 2014
“The whole trip was planned very well, and the best part about the trip was the interaction with the local villagers. We got to know and learn a lot about their cultures and traditions.”
– Narayani, August, 2015
“The local touch. Instead of just going and admiring a tourist attractions (monument), we got the local flavour.”
– Geetha, August, 2015
“I loved the home stay. Very convenient location.I could walk to the beach, railway station, Mission street. We tried most, & cafe Xtasy was good”– Navya, 2014
“The close look at the culture & tradition of Pondicherry . The care taken of the entire group by our guide/leader -like own family!”
– Parvathy, September, 2014