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Pondy Cycle Tour

22 Rue Candappa Moudaliar Street, Pondicherry 605001, India
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Informative, friendly, relaxed

We loved this tour at the end of April. Manisha our guide delivered lots of interesting information... read more

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charlotte_hodkinson
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Great cycle tour by great guide!

Just loved this! It was super fun, lovely, safe, and interesting! We saw great architecture, met... read more

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Reviewed 21 April 2018
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Pondy Cycle Tour proposes a 2 hours trip every morning from 7am til 9am in order to discover this city in an original way.On our 5 full customed cycles, go and discover Puducherry with its streets still empty in the early morning light, along with Manisha who knows the city on the tips of her fingers and that will lead you her way from Muslim area to Kuruchikuppam, through Goubert Market and Heritage town.The tour ends up with an Indian or French breakfast in Sita Cultural Center's garden.BOOKING REQUIRED.
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22 Rue Candappa Moudaliar Street, Pondicherry 605001, India
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Reviewed yesterday

We loved this tour at the end of April. Manisha our guide delivered lots of interesting information in a friendly, informal style, with lots of personal insights into this fascinating place. We would definitely recommend it as an intro to Pondicherry. We would also generally...More

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Reviewed 21 April 2018

Just loved this! It was super fun, lovely, safe, and interesting! We saw great architecture, met nice people, had fun vintage bikes, felt safe, and the morning light was great. LOVED our guide!More

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PondyCycleTourInSita, The Team at Pondy Cycle Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear catherinemillvalley, Manisha and the team thank you so much for this enthusiastic review! We are glad you enjoyed this moment with us and that you felt good on our colorful bikes and in the streets of our beloved city. We wish you all the...More

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Reviewed 21 April 2018

The tour was very well organised and the guide was very friendly and engaging. It was a small group so it didn’t feel like a super touristy activity. We discovered the colourful and historical old Pondicherry and the beautiful flower market (most beautiful flower market...More

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PondyCycleTourInSita, The Team at Pondy Cycle Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear Amélie A, We deeply thank you for this positive and detailed review of the Wake Up Pondy Tour. It is always a pleasure to show our city around and make our guests discover all the nice and hidden corners of it. We wish you...More

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Reviewed 14 April 2018

The team at sita tour is very warm and welcoming...though a bit expensive but the overall experience was worth having once in pondicherry...

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PondyCycleTourInSita, The Team at Pondy Cycle Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear drmansi_g, Thank you for your positive feedback about the tour, we are glad you enjoyed this moment with Manisha and the team at Sita Cultural Center. We wish you all the best, Pondy Cycle Tour Team

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Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

Approx a 2 hour leisurely cycle tour across the various quarters of Pondy. Is an early morning tour , and this is one of the good ways to see the town ,before the city wakes up. Covers all the quarters : Muslim, Tamil, aurobindo ,market...More

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PondyCycleTourInSita, The Team at Pondy Cycle Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 14 April 2018

Dear aditya_ravikumar, Thanks for your positive review of our activity in Pondicherry. All the team is delighted that you appreciated your time with us. All the best, The Pondy Cycle Tour Team!

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Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

My wife and I had spent two days wandering around Pondicherry admiring all the architecture before we did the cycle tour with Meneesha. It was a Sunday morning and the streets were very quiet which made for a great ride. Meneesha knowledge of the city...More

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PondyCycleTourInSita, The Team at Pondy Cycle Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 25 February 2018

Dear Asmeakin, Hope you are doing welland thank you for your positive feedback about our Wake Up Pondy Tour. It was a pleasure to welcome you. We wish you and your wife all the best, The Pondy Cycle Tour Team

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Reviewed 15 January 2018

Usually you can rent a cycle in Pondy for as less as 70-80 bucks a day! This tour costs INR 1200 for just 1.5 hours!! It is ridiculous. the reason they give is we have "Vintage Bikes". Anyways, I visited the center to have a...More

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PondyCycleTourInSita, Owner at Pondy Cycle Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 28 January 2018

Dear Sneha_25, Thank you for taking the time to leave your comments on your experience with Pondy Cycle Tour. We are saddened to read that you did not enjoy your time with us. We will however take this opportunity to correct a few facts: -...More

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Reviewed 14 January 2018

Pondi cycling tour is organised by Sita cultural centre. We were given a basic cycle (Atlas, to be precise), and a well informed guide took us to the Cathedral, Tamil quarter, Muslim and French quarter of Pondi. We were also taken to the local market...More

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PondyCycleTourInSita, Owner at Pondy Cycle Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 28 January 2018

Thank you srparmar for your positive and complete review about your experience with us! All the best to you!

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Reviewed 14 January 2018

I was with a small group and it was a perfect, relaxed, fun way to learn about Pondicherry. I've lived in the area for a couple of years, and still, there were facts and places I wouldn't have known to explore on my own. Well...More

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PondyCycleTourInSita, Owner at Pondy Cycle Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 28 January 2018

Dear bethrW7679IQ, Thank you so much for this positive review and happy to hear that we managed to share with you useful facts about Pondy and a nice moment. It is indeed all about exploring in a relaxed and friendly way! All the very best,...More

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Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

A great way to see Pondicherry. The SITA staff are very friendly and helpful and the tour leader is lovely.

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PondyCycleTourInSita, Owner at Pondy Cycle Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 28 January 2018

In the name of the Sita Cultural Center and Pondy Cycle Tour team, we thank you for joining us to explore our beautiful city! All the best Mark P for this new year!

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Saurabh A
27 October 2017|
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Response from PondyCycleTourInSita | Property representative |
Hello Saurabh A, Thanks for contacting us, Yes we run tours on Sundays. Please note we run tours every morning of the week from 7am to 9.30am. Booking mandatory through Sita Cultural Center. We also operate Afternoon photo... More
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syamashajeev
15 October 2017|
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Response from PondyCycleTourInSita | Property representative |
Hello Syamashajeev, Please note all bookings are handled by Sita Cultural Center. Do not hesitate to contact them for availability and pricing. SITA CULTURAL CENTER 22 Candappa Mudaliar st. 605001... More
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Prakash V
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Dear Prakash, Thank you for contacting us, Unfortunately, we are currently closed for annual holidays until June 4th, We hope to welcome you some other time anytime soon. However, we wish you a very pleasant stay in... More
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