You Can Now Travel From Chennai To Puducherry On A ‘Beer Bus’, All Deets Inside!

by Tejashee Kashyap
You Can Now Travel From Chennai To Puducherry On A ‘Beer Bus’, All Deets Inside!

In recent years, there has been an explosion of unique and modern ways of travelling that have been introduced. These new travel experiences have been created to cater to the changing tastes and preferences of travellers who are seeking more immersive and authentic travel experiences.  Launched by Catamaran Brewing Co., the Hop on Beer bus that will run from Chennai to Puducherry offers a fun and social experience that is both educational and enjoyable.

Beer On Bus?

Launching on April 22, you can now travel from Chennai to Puducherry on a beer bus. The bus ride costs Rs 3,000 for a passenger. The trip will include a round trip from Chennai, a three-course meal, and unlimited craft beer. The duration of the trip is 12 hours, with pick-up being at 9 am at a pre-designated spot.

In addition to this, the trip also includes a guided tour of the microbrewery. The trips will be done on the weekend and aim for a group of 40 travelling.

However, there’s a catch! Despite the name ‘beer bus’,  you cannot drink beer inside the bus. Instead, the beer bus will make a stop in Puduvai at a selected location.  The bus drops you at a microbrewery in Puducherry where you can taste some of the finest beers in the region. You can also take a tour of the brewery and learn about the brewing process.

While you’re there taking a tour of the brewery, you can also sample all eight varieties of craft beer – from apple cider, dark lager, and India pale ale to Belgium witbier.  The three-course meal shall involve steaks, fish curries, unlimited biryani and desserts such as mango panna cotta and mango cheesecake.

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Touring Chennai-Puducherry

A quaint and charming coastal town, Puducherry is steeped in rich history, French colonial architecture and vibrant culture.  The city is home to several beautiful examples of colonial architecture, beautiful beaches and a food lover’s paradise with a fusion cuisine of Indian and French influences.

The journey back is as enjoyable as the journey there, with the beautiful scenery passing by and the memories of the beer bus experience etched in your mind. The journey takes you through scenic routes and bustling towns, giving you a taste of Tamil Nadu’s culture and heritage. The bus stops at various places along the way, allowing passengers to explore the local sights and sounds.

With beer-tasting and brewery tours, the bus takes you back to Chennai. The journey back is as enjoyable as the journey there, with the beautiful scenery passing by and the memories of the beer bus experience etched in your mind. In conclusion, the beer bus travelling from Chennai to Puducherry is a must-try for beer lovers and travellers alike. It is a unique way to explore the culture, heritage, and beautiful landscapes of Tamil Nadu while sipping on some cold beers.

Are you excited for this Hop on Beer bus?

When: From April 22nd onwards
Route: Chennai to Pondicherry
Cost: Priced at ₹3,000 for adults, ₹2,000 for 12-18-year-olds, and ₹15,00 for children below the age of 12
You may call 91-638 559 6777 for bookings, check here for more details.

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