Take a trip to trace 'Life of Pi' in Pondicherry

Discover the home of the teenage boy who captured our hearts with his epic journey in the award-winning novel and film "Life of Pi". The highlights of Pondicherry are the French Quarters which features as a backdrop in many of the scenes this film, This tour will take you to various sites where significant portions of the movie shot, including religious sites, the pier and other locations.

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4 to 6 hours


Hotel pickup available


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  • What's included :
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Round-trip private transfer
    • Transport by private vehicle
    • Fuel surcharge
    • Driver
    • Gratuities
    • Bottled water
    • Parking, Toll and All other expenses related to vehicle
    What's excluded :
    • Food and drinks
    • Entrance Fees (if any)
    • Entry/Admission - Pondicherry Botanical Gardens
    • Entry/Admission - Sri Aurobindo Ashram
    • Entry/Admission - Rock Beach
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Pondicherry Botanical Gardens, Nr. New Bus Stand Old Tamil town, Pondicherry India

    Le Jardin Botanique de Pondicherry: Visit the 22-acre Botanical Gardens that served as the zoo run by Pi’s father. Instead of the motley bunch of animals, you’ll find 900 exotic plants collected by the French

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Sri Aurobindo Ashram, Rue de la Marine, Pondicherry India

    Sri Aurobindo Ashram: which is referenced in the novel as the place where Pi’s uncle swims 30 lengths every morning also appears briefly in the film.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Sri Kokilambika-Sri Kameeswarar Temple, East Car St. Villianur, Pondicherry 605110 India

    Kokilambika-Sri Kameeswarar Villianur Temple: at the 1000-year setting of the candlelit ceremony Pi attended with his mother.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Immaculate Conception Cathedral, Pondicherry 605001 India

    Immaculate Conception Cathedral: Young Pi meets a Parish priest (this church looks like)

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Rock Beach, White Town, Pondicherry 605001 India

    Old Pier of Pondicherry: Pi bids farewell to his love interest Anandi, while sitting at the underside of the Old Pier of Pondicherry

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Goubert Market, Goubert Avenue Near Sri Sankara Vidlalay, Pondicherry 605001 India

    Kuthba Mosque: where Pi do namaz

    Grand Bazaar: the bustling bazaar, which Pi and his girlfriend visit.

    Goubert Market: where Pi peeped between the rows of garlands strung by flower sellers.

    Duration: 30 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We will message you driver and vehicle details, at your pickup time, you're requested to please ask your hotel concierge / bell desk / front desk to call the driver from car parking area to portico (entrance)
    Return Detail :
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


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Organised by Uvamai Niche Tourism

Activity ID: V-18568P99

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