Chennai To Pondicherry Cabs

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Covelong Beach
Covelong Beach
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DakshinaChitra Heritage Village
DakshinaChitra Heritage Village
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Cholamandal Artists Village
Cholamandal Artists Village
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Chennai is a beautiful city in the south of India. This city is the capital of the state of Tamil Nadu and is known for the beautiful beaches, temples and amazing food that it has to offer. The city is also famous for pleasant weather all year around. Formerly known as Madras, Chennai is a great place to visit. If you’re planning a trip to Chennai then you may also want to club in Pondicherry as well. You can check for some car rental in Chennai services and get to Pondicherry in less than 4 hours. When in Chennai, you should make it a point to check out the Marina Beach, Kapaleeshwar Temple, and St. Thomas Cathedral Basilica. If you love animals then the Arignar Anna Zoo is a must see. You can take a ride on the battery operated cars here to check out all the animals as well as Asian mammals which the zoo is popular for.


Pondicherry is a unique and beautiful city that is different from most of the other cities in India. Car service for Chennai To Pondicherry taxi with Driver: Meru is the best online self-drive car rental portal where you can book SUVs, Luxury, and Sedan on rent. It was a French settlement till 1954, which is why the city is loaded with influence from the French. From the cuisine to the architecture, there’s French all over this city and it’s one place that’s worth visiting in India. The Promenade Beach, Rock Beach, Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Jesus and the French War Memorial are a few places worth checking out here. This beautiful little city is great to check out by cab because most of the places are quite far from one another and traveling can take a toll on you if you haven’t rented a cab. Choose from a range of Outstation Chennai to Pondicherry cab, fares starting at Rs. 9/km, affordable one way, and round trip packages.

Places to see on route

Covelong Beach

Covelong Beach is actually Kovalam beach that is located on the coast of the Bay of Bengal near a village named Covelong, Chennai, India.

DakshinaChitra Heritage Village

DakshinaChitra is a living-history museum in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu, dedicated to South Indian heritage and culture. It is located 25 kilometers to the south of Chennai.

Cholamandal Artists Village

Cholamandal Artists' Village, established in 1966, is the largest artists' commune in India. Its artists are credited for the Madras Movement of Art, which brought modernism to art in South India.

Places to see in Pondicherry

Arulmigu Manakula Vinayagar Temple

Manakula Vinayagar Temple is a Hindu temple in the Union Territory of Puducherry, India. Dedicated to the god Ganesa, it is a popular pilgrimage site and tourist destination in Puducherry.

Seaside Promenade

One of the things that does justice to Pondicherry's French Roots is its beautiful Seaside Promenade. The area is well maintained, clean and beautiful.

Rock Beach

One of the little stretches of beach in Pondicherry, that is totally worth getting up for.

Eglise de Notre Dame des Anges

Our Lady of Angels Church (also called Eglise de notre Dame des Anges, White Chapel, Kaps Koil) is the fourth oldest church in Puducherry, a Union territory in South India.

The Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Jesus

Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, situated on the south boulevard of Pondicherry in Puducherry, India, is an oriental specimen of Gothic architecture.

How the roadmap by cab would look like between Chennai To Pondicherry?

ou start off on the Chennai Kanyakumari road along the SH 114. This will take you to the Kamarajar Promenade. From there you need to reach Dr DGS Dhinakaran Salai road or the Greenways road. Once you cross these roads, you will reach the East coast road that is located in Kamaraj Nagar. Once you are on the East coast road, you need to drive straight to Pondicherry.

What is the best time to visit?

Pondicherry is to the south of India and these areas tend to get quite hot in summer. If you want to enjoy a trip to Pondicherry the ideal time to visit would be between October to February when the climate is cooler. Winters here are not as harsh as they are up in the north and you will be able to enjoy roaming around even with cool cotton clothes without feeling chilly or cold. The winter temperature in Pondicherry is around 17 degrees. March to June are the summer months in Pondicherry. If you can avoid visiting this place during these months then it's best to do so. The temperatures here can soar as high as 41 degrees which can make it tough for you to roam around. The plus point of visiting Pondicherry during these months is that you can beat the crowd. If you want to make the most of a summer trip here then you can always consider renting air conditioned outstation cabs.

Alternate routes to Pondicherry from Chennai

While looking for a car hire in chennai, you can check for any alternate routes to reach Pondicherry from Chennai. While the fastest route is via the east coast road, you can always opt for another route if your driver is confident of the road.

What is the road condition like between Chennai To Pondicherry?

The road between Chennai to Pondicherry is a straight one that is well maintained. This journey takes approximately 3 and half hours and is a comfortable journey without any major bumps.


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