Peak Season is during the winters, from October to February. Pondicherry is very pleasant during this time of the year, the temperatures going as low at 17 degrees celsius.
Shoulder Season: Monsoons (March to June) are a lovely time to be in Pondicherry. These are the months that the region is at its vibrant best. Especially in August, when the entire city comes out to celebrate Sri Aurobindo’s birth anniversary.
Off-season: July to September are the months when temperatures go as high as 41°C. As the crowds are less, the hotel prices hit an all time low and Pondicherry can be experienced devoid of all the touristy cliches.
For Budget Travellers: INR 600 - 1300 a day
For Mid-range Travellers: INR 1500 to INR 3000 a day
For Luxury Travellers: INR 8000 and upwards