Discover a charming refuge within the quaint city of Pondicherry, where its nostalgic French influences and aesthetic continue to dazzle in modern times. See how two cultures, French and Indian, blend in a unique setting that captured the eyes of international travelers and movie makers abroad. From the heritage city of Chennai, journey to the French capital of India for a full day adventure within its cultural attractions and glittering coastlines. Enjoy private transfers right from your hotel to the first destination of the day: Sri Aurobindo Ashram. Find peace within an urban setting as you explore the spiritual community founded by Sri Aurobindo, an Indian philosopher and freedom fighter. Drive next to Auroville, a universal township with a dream founded by Sri Aurobindo’s collaborator, Mirra Alfassa, also known as the Mother. After enjoying a sumptuous lunch at a local restaurant, explore more of Auroville and visit Matrimandir, the Temple of the Mother. This golden edifice that took 37 years to construct is situated on the center of the town, reflecting its golden glow under the sun. Then, beyond the paved roads, sink your toes in the soft sand and await a brilliant sunset by the Promenade Beach. As the night truly sets in, depart the French colonial buildings and vibrant communities to return to your hotel in Chennai.