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Destination
PUDUCHERRY
Bangalore to Puducherry - 316.4 Km (6 hours 36 minutes' drive approx)
PUDUCHERRY
Puducherry also known as "The French Riviera of the East", a former French colony is one of the best places to get a glimpse of colonial heritage with its lanes having small yellow walled houses along with French cafes serving delicious steaks. The famous Shri Aurobindo Ashram is another prominent reason why people come over here. Puducherry is a centre to learn the art of yoga, meditation and spirituality. The food, the beer, the beaches, the ashrams, the tranquility in the air, the breezy shores, Puducherry has a colour for everyone.
Best Time to Visit
October-March
Types of car suited
We will recommend you to drive a Mahindra XUV and Toyota Fortuner. If you want to travel hassle free, then you can check out self-driving car rental options from Volercars. We provide you the best price along with exciting deals. Opt for freedom and flexibility to self-drive the car of your choice.
Important Places to Visit
  • Paradise Beach - Paradise Beach is situated in Chunnambar, close to Puducherry town. Adorned with the golden sand, this famous and highly sought after beach is always swaying with cold sea breeze.

    Part of the fun in reaching the beach is actually the beautiful ferry from the boat house - the backwaters on the way to the beach are really green and have thick mangrove forests.

    You can spot a lot of birds and photography enthusiasts would relish the opportunity to get some great photos here.

    Paradise beach is a great spot to reach early morning and get a view of the sunrise on the eastern coast. You can spend hours sitting on the beach and enjoying the waves. A variety of water sport facilities are available here as well - enthusiastic tourists can try a hand at fishing as fishing rods and nets are easily available on rent.

  • Seaside Promenade - One of the things that do justice to Puducherry's French Roots is its beautiful Seaside Promenade. The area is well maintained, clean and beautiful. Whether you're visiting during the sunny day or the starry night, the Seaside Promenade looks equally stunning and beautiful.
  • Auroville Ashram - the Auroville Ashram is an experimental township - the idea is to create a city where people from across the world of all cultures and traditions come and live together in peace. Started by the Maa, a disciple of Shri Aurobindo in 1960s - the project was supported by the Govt. of India, and the UNESCO passed a resolution in 1966 commending this as "a project of importance to the future of humanity". The town was officially inaugurated in 1968. It's the best place to meditate and find peace of mind.
  • Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Jesus - This Gothic style building is a highly admired place of worship in Puducherry. Visitors comprising of both tourists as well as devotees, who are staunch believers, visit to offer their prayers to the All Mighty here. The extremely beautiful stained glass window depicts the life of Jesus. This gigantic church is one of the must visit places in Puducherry.