Pondicherry or Puducherry is one among the seven Union Territories. Pondicherry known as the ‘French Capital of India’ is home to ancient architecture and French culture which attracts history buffs. Besides sightseeing places and special attractions, there are many activities that you can indulge in along with your family & friends.
There are many activities to do in Pondicherry especially for people who love adventurous sports. If you are looking for sea adventures, then surfing at Serenity Beach is the perfect sea sport. You can enjoy the cool breeze and play along with the beach waves. Serenity and Paradise Beaches offer this sport to tourists.
Who doesn’t love a boat ride? This is a must-do activity if you are travelling to Pondicherry. You can find spectacular boating amenities in the Chunnambar River. You will absolutely enjoy the backwaters and green plantations. It is located on the main road of Cuddalore and one of the best places for relaxing. You can also enjoy the beautiful sights of sunset and sunbathe here.
Enjoy scuba diving on the Eastern Coast of India. This a fun-filled activity and tops the list of things to do in Pondicherry. The place features a plethora of nautical organisms, rocky pop-ups and coral reefs. Marine life of this place includes manta rays, sea snakes, angelfish, moray eels and more. You can check out some diving sports including the hole, 4 corners, Aravind’s wall and cool shark reefs for newbies and professionals.
The most beautiful place offers fascinating guided tours around the French colonies on vintage bicycles. Your bicycle tour includes Muslim quarters, French and Tamil houses, historical & traditional places. You can explore the city’s architecture and design as you move along the places.
Believe it or not, the nightlife of Pondicherry is vibrant and underrated. The place offers amazing pubs and a lounge to enjoy the night with your friends to the fullest. You can check out some most visited bars such as Ecstasy, Bamboo Bar, Paradise Lounge, etc.
Canoeing and Kayaking
Canoeing and Kayaking are the most amazing activities while you need a lot of training to master these sports. You can start under the proper guidance of a professional trainer. This is one of the most exciting water sport and shouldn’t be missed. Embark on a joyful ride along with your friends.
Shopping can always be fun. Especially for girls and women who love to shop, Pondicherry is the ultimate destination for their wishlist to come true. You can find handmade paper products, cotton dresses, handicrafts, metal artifacts, incense sticks and a lot more. Don’t forget to visit Kalki boutique, La boutique d’ Auroville and Geethanjali store for cool fashion styles.