Activities in Pondicherry

Yoga and meditation classes

Yoga is a way of life, an art of righteous living or an integrated system for the benefit of the body, mind and inner spirit. This art originated, was perfected and practiced in India thousands of years ago. Aim of Yoga is the attainment of the physical, mental and spiritual health.

Charges : INR 1500 per person for 3 hrs.

South indian martial arts classes

Silambattam , a traditional Dravidian martial art based on fighting with sticks dates back 5000 years when the stick was the primary tool to defend oneself. Beginners are first taught footwork patterns and then go on to the spinning techniques of the stick.

Charges : INR 900 per person per hour.

Classical Dance Classes

Bharatanatyam is thought to have been created by Bharata Muni, a Hindu sage, who wrote the Natya Shastra , the most important ancient treatise on Classical Indian Dance. It is also called the fifth Veda in reference to the foundation of Hindu religion and philosophy, from which sprang the related South Indian musical tradition of Carnatic Music. In ancient times it was performed as Dassiattam by mandir (Hindu temple) Devadasi.

Charges : INR 2000 per person for 5 hrs.

Indian Cooking Class

India is home to over 60 varieties of lentils and legumes, all which are high in fiber, protein and packed with valuable minerals and vitamins. In this session, learn to prepare India foods deliciously! We will show you the best storage tips and how to wash, prepare and cook for a complete Indian meal.

Charges : INR 1500 per person for 2 hrs.

Ayurveda Lecture

Ayurveda is the oldest surviving complete medical system in the world. Derived from its ancient Sanskrit roots - 'ayus' (life) and 'ved' (knowledge) – and offering a rich, comprehensive outlook to a healthy life, its origins go back nearly 5000 years. To when it was expounded and practiced by the same spiritual rishis, who laid the foundations of the Vedic civilisation in India, by organising the fundamentals of life into proper systems.

Charges : INR 4500 for a group of 6 person for 2 hrs.

Ayurvedic Massage

Massage reduces muscle-tension and relieves pain, opens the pores of the skin, thus eliminating poisons from the body through sweat. It also speeds up blood circulation.

Charges : INR 900 per person per hour.

Thai yoga massage

The healing art of Thai Yoga Massage is an ancient and sacred system of healing with roots in Yoga, Ayurvedic Medicine and Buddhist spiritual practice. It is a unique and powerful system of Yoga Therapy, which combines rhythmic massage, acu- pressure, asanas (Yogic stretching exercises), gentle twisting, energy work and meditation.

Charges : INR 1700 per person.

Visit local artisans

Visit local artisans like potter and handicrafts makers.

Charges : INR 2000 for a group of 6 person.

Horse riding

The South Indian Equestrian Association was created in 2001 to bring together and support the equestrian sport in South India . Members of the association include all of the riding schools in South India such as; Red Earth Riding School in Auroville, Embassy Riding School in Bangalore , Chennai Equestrian Academy , Karnataka Mounted Police and the Hyderabad Police Academy , along with many others.

Charges : INR 900 for a group of 6 person.

Meet Experts

Meet experts in your area of specialization ad share your ideas, views and thoughts with them (Doctors, Professors and Lawyers).

Charges : INR 20,500 for a group of 10 to 12 person for 3 to 4 Hrs.

School/ University visit

Visit Schools and University in india. Have a first hand information of the Indian standards and method of education. Interact with the students and the faculties. Organised between: 10 Am to 2 Pm.

Charges : INR 3500 per person [ Only for groups, up to 12 Persons, Includes Guided visit and transportation ]

Health Camps

Fossils are mineralized, or otherwise preserved, remains or traces of animals (such as footprints), plants, and other organisms.The petrifaction process occurs underground, when wood becomes buried under sediment and is initially preserved due to lack of oxygen. Mineral-rich water flowing through the sediment deposits minerals in the plant's cells. As the plant's lignin and cellulose decay away, a stone mould forms in its place.

Charges : INR 2000 for a group of 6 persons [ only guide charges]

Learn to Make Hut

Learn to make a hut out of coconut leaves. It involves weaving the coconut leaves in a crossed pattern and arranging them one above the other. The method is simple but efficient which could with stand extreme temperature during summers and monsoons.

Charges : INR 2300 for a group of 6 persons [only guide charges]

Farm Activities

witness the art of Indian farming, Ploughing the wet land by bullocks, sowing seeds, harvesting and milking the cow.

Charges : INR 2000 for a group of 6 persons [ only guide charges].

Traditional Game

Learn traditional tamil games. Dayakattai a game similar to lodo is quiet famous among the tamil people.

Charges : INR 700 per person.