Can I travel to Pondicherry from Bangalore now?

You can reach Pondicherry from Bangalore by travelling in a train. Bangalore to Pondicherry train takes approximately 8 h 45 m. You can catch a train from Bangalore and get down at Pondicherry.

Can I visit Pondicherry now?

Tourists can now head to Puducherry as the government has decided to reopen with 50 percent capacity. … On day one of reopening, the collection at the government boathouse stood at 89,000. Tourists started visiting Puducherry in large numbers after the second wave of infection started subduing.

Do we need pass to travel from Bangalore to Pondicherry?

Yes! You read that right. The Puducherry Government has withdrawn the need for an e-pass for interstate and intrastate travels. … This means you no longer need approval or permission to travel to and from Pondicherry.

Do and don’ts in Pondicherry?

Do not buy, sell, or use narcotics. Be aware of travel warnings, as some areas are considered unsafe for foreigners. Never accept a ride if there’s someone accompanying the driver in a taxi or rickshaw. Don’t wear jewelry or carry large sums of money.

Is Pondicherry safe at night?

Pondy is completely safe at night. But the markets, bars and eateries shut down by 11.00pm. As such there is no night life in Pondy , if you are expecting something similar to Goa with regards to night life, then Pondy is not the place. … You can find bars in french colony which is just parallel to the beach.

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Which place is best to stay in Pondicherry?

5 best hotels in Pondicherry that you should consider staying

  • The Promenade. Tucked in the hub of French Quarter, The Promenade hotel is around 5-min walk from the Pondicherry Beach. …
  • La Villa. …
  • La Closerie Bay of Bengal. …
  • Palais De Mahe. …
  • The Richmond Hotel.

What is the best time to visit Pondicherry?

Although Pondicherry has a warm climate, October to March can be considered as an ideal time to visit.

How do you travel around Pondicherry?

Transportation in Pondicherry

  1. Bus. Pondicherry Tourism Development Corporation operates daily bus services for tourists in the city. …
  2. Taxi. One can also hire a car for self-drive or private taxi to travel within Pondicherry and to nearby cities.
  3. Bicycle/Motorcyle.

How is road from Bangalore to Pondicherry?

Although the alternate route via NH 77 is approximately 50 KM shorter, the road conditions there are not great for driving pleasure. Number of hours: The distance from Bangalore to Pondicherry is approximately 350 KM and can be covered in around 8 hours by road.