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Weekend Trip to Pondicherry, Pondicherry

Famous for

  • Beaches
  • Gardens
  • Churches
  • Museums


Summer 24 to 41°C

Winter 17 to 32°C

Distance / Traveling Time

From Bangalore: 309 kilometers / 4 h ,40 m

Best Time To Visit

  • Jan
  • Feb
  • Mar
  • Apr
  • May
  • Jun
  • Jul
  • Aug
  • Sep
  • Oct
  • Nov
  • Dec


Pondicherry is one travel destination that boasts of its colonial influence and pristine beaches. Thus, this is an amazing getaway for people looking for fun-filled vacations away from the hustling & bustling of the city. There are numerous travel attractions that win the heart of the visitors. The city showcases the true blend of architecture, culture and history. From Bangalore, Pondicherry could easily be reached via roadways. The city is a paradise for travelers looking for a vacation to enjoy unspoilt tranquility. 

How to Reach Pondicherry

By Train

Pondicherry has its own railway station, which has a proper rail network that connects Bangalore to the city. At the railway station, there are cabs and taxis available to move in and around the Pondicherry.

By Air

Chennai International Airport, located at a distance of 124 km is the nearest airport to reach Pondicherry. At the airport, there are cabs and taxis available for hire to move in and around the city.

By Road

NH 4 and NH 66 are the two routes that could be opted to reach Pondicherry from Bangalore via roadways. Traveling through self-owned vehicle is advisable. Apart from this, there are private taxis and cabs available on hire to reach Pondicherry from Bangalore. Frequent bus service is also available.

Attractions in Pondicherry


Arikamedhu is the ancient Indo-Roman trade center where excavations were traded. Some of the items that included in the list of excavations are remnants of Roman trade, ancient Roman coins and wine jars.

Pondicherry Museum

Pondicherry Museum is one of the must visit in Pondicherry as there are amazing collections of sculpture situated in Bharathi Park. Apart from this, the museum also features sculptures and remains of archaeological findings from the Arikamedu Roman colony.

Auroville City

Auroville City is a living example of community living and flourishing altogether. ‘Universal Town’ is also the alternate name for Auroville City. Here, people with different beliefs, nationalities and cultures live in peace and harmony.

Hotels in Pondicherry

The Bungalow on the Beach

24 King Street, Tharangambadi, District Nagapattinam

Hotel Annamalai International

479, Kamaraj Salai, Saram

Villa Helena

14, Suffren Street

Hotel De L'Orient Pondicherry

17 rue Romain Rolland