This formerly french colony - Pondicherry now known as Puducherry, an Union territory on Bay of Bengal is the perfect destination for a long weekend getaway. A right blend of history, spirituality, nature, gastronomy makes Puducherry destination that's suitable for all. If you are looking for a budget road trip destination, Puducherry is your answer.
Here are 10 things you can do in Puducherry aka Pondicherry
8. Osudu Lake - If you have more days to spend here you can also add Osudu lake or Ousteri lake to your list. It's about 10 km away from the city and is considered as an important water body for the wildlife. Spend your time boating across and bird watching.
9. Mangrove Forests and Gignee fort - In case you are spending a week in Pondicherry, there are certain places within 100 km range which you visit. 80 km away from the city, Mangrove forest in Pichawaram is known for its aesthetics. Gignee forts - the Raja and Rani fort stand tall as a witness to the rich history of this region.