Tips for Tourists

Generally advised not to leave an unlocked suitcase in a hotel room. Never leave suitcases unattended at airports or train stations. Women traveling alone should never get into a taxi or rickshaw if there's a second man accompanying the driver. Women should also chain-lock their doors when they are in their hotel rooms. Advised to be alert - in crowds - for pickpockets and it is good to wear a money belt. Be attentive while using his or her credit cards.

Recommendations 

Pondicherry

01.

The climate in Puducherry is generally humid. The climate is mostly warm and plain cotton or cotton/synthetic blends are the most practical wear in summer.

02.

Taxi and Auto drivers don't expect tips but the fare is not uniform. If they go through a great deal of trouble to get to your destination, they may ask for tips about Rs. 50-100.

03.

As a precautionary measure vaccination against Hepatitis B is recommended, if staying for a long duration. To avoid Malaria and Dengue, carrying mosquito repellents, nets and using repellent sprays is sufficient.

Forget the race, visit Pondicherry. A city of bon vivants- heritage, peace, delicious food and memories in store just for you. Come once, you will come again.

DEPARTMENT OF TOURISM

Government of Puducherry