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2-Hour Walking Tour in the French Quarter of Pondicherry provided by Storytrails Pondicherry

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2-Hour Walking Tour in the French Quarter of Pondicherry

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Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Chief Secretariat Government Of Puducherry
    Goubert Avenue, Beach Rd, White Town, Puducherry, 605001, India
    Opposite the Chief Secretariat of Pondicherry
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  • Pass by
    French War Memorial
    Old Lighthouse
  • 1
    Park Monument (Aayi Mandapam)
    Stop: 5 minutes
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    Pass by
    Raj Niwas
    Arulmigu Manakula Vinayagar Temple
    Sri Aurobindo Ashram
  • 2
    Eglise de Notre Dame des Anges
    Stop: 10 minutes
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  • You'll end at
    Chief Secretariat Government Of Puducherry
    Goubert Avenue, Beach Rd, White Town, Puducherry, 605001, India
    Opposite the Chief Secretariat of Pondicherry
    See address & details
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Important Information
Departure Point
Chief Secretariat Government Of Puducherry, Goubert Avenue, Beach Rd, White Town, Puducherry, 605001, India
Duration
2h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Bottled water
  • Beverages
  • Guide
Exclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Comfortable walking shoes are recommended
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Not recommended for child aged 8 and under
  • Dress conservatively keeping knees and shoulders covered for both men and women
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Juned wrote a review Feb 2020
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Had a wonderful trail with Story trails. Their well researched story is filled with fascinating facts coupled with humour.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from Storytrails I, Manager at 2-Hour Walking Tour in the French Quarter of Pondicherry
Responded 20 Feb 2020
Hello, Thank you for your review. We are happy to know you had a wonderful experience and enjoyed our stories. We hope to see you on more trails :) We also run them in Madurai, Pondicherry, Trivandrum and Mumbai. Cheers, Nayantara
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Ranjan Sham wrote a review Nov 2019
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We booked a group trail for French Connection. This was my first trail tour, and the experience was mind-blowing. Our guide, Mrs Akila, is an amazing story teller and mesmerized the group with the French story in Pondicherry. She wonderfully narrated a connection of the
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Date of experience: November 2019
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Response from Storytrails I, Manager at 2-Hour Walking Tour in the French Quarter of Pondicherry
Responded 17 Nov 2019
Hello, Thank you for your wonderful review! :D We are so very happy to hear that we topped your list of things to do in Pondicherry. We had such a good time showing you around, so we hope we see you again soon. If you're ever in Pondicherry, do give us a call. We also tours in Mumbai, Madurai, Chennai and Trivandrum. Cheers, The Storytrails Team
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MaryExeter_UK wrote a review Oct 2019
Exeter, Uk98 contributions27 helpful votes
Akila had taken us around Chennai learning about the history of the British and the East India Company in Chennai and so in Pondicherry we heard all about the French in India. Akila is a gifted storyteller who loves her subject and all her fascinating stories gave you a depth of
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Response from Storytrails I, Manager at 2-Hour Walking Tour in the French Quarter of Pondicherry
Responded 17 Nov 2019
Hello, Thank you for leaving us such a lovely review. :) We are so happy to hear that you four our tour and guide out-of-the ordinary. We hope you come back and do more tours with us. We also run tours in Mumbai, Madurai, Chennai and Trivandrum. Cheers, The Storytrails Team
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Roving57677346146 wrote a review Nov 2018
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It was an extremely well curated walk made really interesting with many anecdotes and stories from Priya. Having been a student of History I must say that she had done her research in depth & articulated it so well.A passionate storyteller & at the same time very interactive &
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Date of experience: November 2018
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MichaelJ_TA15 wrote a review Nov 2018
Te Awamutu, New Zealand18 contributions13 helpful votes
A colleague and I took this tour, and it turned out to be amazing. The tour guide and story teller Priya is obviously passionate about her job, and is incredibly knowledgable about the area and it's history. He story telling is interesting, and she invites discussion and
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Date of experience: November 2018
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Response from Storytrails, Manager at 2-Hour Walking Tour in the French Quarter of Pondicherry
Responded 11 Nov 2018
Dear Michael, Thank you for your review. We are so happy that our trail was the highlight of your trip. We were happy to be able to take you around Pondicherry and discuss it's history with you. We hope you do come back and do more tours with us. We also run trails in Chennai, Madurai and Trivandrum. Cheers, The Storytrails Team
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Food trail of Tamil Quarter with the excellent Lakshmi! What an amazing evening of food and drink with an incredibl
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Once upon a time in Pondicherry
After a long day spent at Auroville, we rushed for our pre booked Storytrails walk through the French quarters of P
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Juhi B
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French connection trail
Great way to start your stay and familiarize yourself with the French-Tamil-British history of Pondicherry. My trai
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Pondicherry walk
Well prepared information provided by professional tour company. Our guide's English was excellent as was her story
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Skoch222
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World class walking tour
I have always missed professional walking tours in India. This was a great experience that vividly brought out the
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BoredCricket
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Delightful 2 hours
Priya, our guide, was on the ball from the start when our group of twelve assembled. She set the ball rolling right
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Felicity P
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Interesting stroll through Pondy
The very lovely Priya greeted us with water and a smile. We were in a group of 17 and were supplied with ear pieces
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Adrian G
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Fantastic Tour
Ms. Priya was a fantastic host, with a very professional delivery and a lot of knowledge. I highly recommend doing
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dhillonramona
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A must do!
Thank you Priya for such an informative and engaging 2 hour tour through the French Quarters. It really made our v
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niranjanbose
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A great way to spend two hours in the morning.....
I have been to Pondicherry quite a lot but this was my first guided tour of white town and found it to be extremely
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PradhanP3
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Heritage Walk from Storytrails - MUST DO!
I loved every minute of the 2 hour walk! Priya is an excellent speaker, very knowledgeable & friendly. I would stro
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French connection trail of Pondicherry
The tour was excellent. Priya was excellent in keeping our attention for two hours. Loved listening to all her hi
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Maps496518
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Insights into puducherry
History of puducherry 101!Light, anecdotal, interestingly described and you get you go back many centuries in just
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Rashmibal
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French Connections
After my European experience with walking tours I always seek such tours in different places as they not only bring
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Pondicherry
This was my first experience of a walk through history. Priya brought the place alive by retelling the past vividly
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  • Duration: 2h
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