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Tuesday, December 22, 2009

"Pondicherry" , Tamil Nadu, India Travel Destinations

Pondicherry is a union teritory which lies within the state of Tamil Nadu. Pondicherry (now known as Puducherry) is a popular travel destination. Located about 162 km from Chennai, it is the capital of the union territory of Pondicherry and is situated on the Coromandel Coast of the Bay of Bengal.

Pondicherry travel destination is an ideal place if one wants to avoide the city traffic and the polution. Pondicherry is famous for the Aurobindo Ashram, an international institution that teaches the practice of yoga. Pondicherry offers exquisite hand made papers and pottery also one can enjoy the French flavour ( as it was under French rule for a long time) that has captivated this town for a long while know.

Pondicherry is a marvellous tourist attraction that mesmerise every human being on this earth. Travel places like the La Maison Blanche is a Guest house in Pondicherry, India.

Close to the ancient fishermen hamlet of Chinnakalapet, nearly 8 kms North of Pondicherry, nearly kissing the Bay of Bengal on the virgin sands of the Coramandal Cost, lies the eco friendly Nalla Beach Resort spread in 4.5 acres of land in Palmyra forest.

Some of the pondicherry beaches to be visited in Pondicherry Travel Destinations are the Serenity Beach, the Paradise Beach, Karaikal Beach, Mahe Beach and Yanam River Cruise.

Serenity Beach is 1.5 kilometers long, its a travellers delight as it hosts a clean and crystal clear water.

Paradise Beach, also called Plage Paradiso. This is located at Chunnambar near the mouth of the backwater. This is located about 8 kilometers away form Pondicherry towards Cuddalore Main Road.

Karaikal Beach, this beach is an excellent place for watching the rising sun.

Pondicherry also hosts the world famous institutions called "JIMPER" - This is one of the famous medictravelrainbow_JIPMERal institutions in the country. JIPMER (Jawaharlal Institute of Post-graduate Medical Education and Research) was established 20 years ago and is one of the most prestigious institutions of its kind in the country.

The best time to visit Pondicherry is between October to March.

Pondicherry also gives you pride and an honourable facility to stay at its luxurious hotels, hotels here range from 5 star to the most affordable that's economical to every tourists pocket.

Here are the list of Hotels in Pondicherry :travelrainbow_hotels

Ginger Hotel : Old Venus Theatre,Karuvadikuppam Main Road, Saram Revenue Village, Oulgaret Municipality, Puducherry - 605 008

Calve Welcomheritage Hotel : Old No. 36, Vysial Street, Puducherry - 605 001.

The Richmond Hotel
: 12, Labourdonnais Street, Pondicherry - 605001, India.

Ajantha : 44 Perumal Koil Street, Pondicherry 605001, Ph 332233

Jayaram Hotel : 90, Kamaraj Salai, Pondicherry 605011, Ph 2214311

Seaside Guest House : 14, Goubert Avenue, Pondicherry 605002


Aree said...

Love the photos..

Aswathi Cedar said...

Hi, Nice post....informative one.It will be helpful for those who were visiting pondicherry for the first time.