This Is The Best Time Of The Year To Visit Pondicherry

Pondicherry
by Suchismita Pal 663

Pondicherry is known for its breathtaking beaches, tranquil ashrams, colourful alleys, temples, churches and the French colony. It was an important colonial-era centre of French commerce. Today, you can explore this destination like never before with various experiences waiting for you. You can indulge in some mind-healing sessions at Auroville, take a stroll through the Promenade Beach or soak in the bright hues of the French colony. You can also take a stunning road trip through the East Coast Road (ECR) running from Chennai to Pondicherry along the Bay of Bengal coast.

 

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Which Is The Best Time Of The Year To Visit Pondicherry?

Winter is the best season to visit Pondicherry. The temperature remains pleasant during this time and you can go on sightseeing without any hassles. From November to March, the mercury level at Pondicherry ranges roughly between 22 °C and 32 °C. Also, the international yoga festival usually takes place here during winter. Apart from exploring the historic buildings and beaches, you can also indulge in water sports activities at the destination like parasailing, snorkelling and surfing.

 

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Best Beaches In Pondicherry

Some of the most stunning beaches in Pondicherry include Auroville Beach, Promenade Beach, Veerampattinam Beach, Rock Beach, Karaikal Beach, Paradise Beach and Reppo Beach, among others. Also, the Blue Flag Certified Eden beach in Pondicherry is one of the cleanest beaches in India with a plethora of facilities for tourists of all ages. The Eden beach falls on the way to Paradise Beach. Summers might be too scorching to explore these beaches. Rains might hamper your travel plans during monsoon. Thus, wintertime is the most ideal period to visit them.