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Pondy Cycle Tour

22 Rue Candappa Moudaliar Street, Pondicherry 605001, India
+91 413 420 0718
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A great way to see Pondy

I try not to take vacations anymore unless I can include bicycles in some way. This does make... read more

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Reviewed 1 week ago
298sa
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Lovely way to discover Pondicherry

The wake-up cycle tour was one of the best parts of our visit to Pondicherry. We explored the four... read more

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Reviewed 1 week ago
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Pondy Cycle Tour proposes a 2 hours trip every morning from 7am til 9am in order to discover this city in an original way.On our 5 full customed cycles, go and discover Puducherry with its streets still empty in the early morning light, along with Manisha who knows the city on the tips of her fingers and that will lead you her way from Muslim area to Kuruchikuppam, through Goubert Market and Heritage town.The tour ends up with an Indian or French breakfast in Sita Cultural Center's garden.BOOKING REQUIRED.
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  • Very good29%
  • Average3%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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22 Rue Candappa Moudaliar Street, Pondicherry 605001, India
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I try not to take vacations anymore unless I can include bicycles in some way. This does make visiting urban spaces in India a challenge. But this bike tour was a great antidote. I saw markets and neighborhoods I would not otherwise have visited, and...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The wake-up cycle tour was one of the best parts of our visit to Pondicherry. We explored the four old quarters of the city, and learned more about their history, traditions etc. The streets are quiet in the morning so it was a very peaceful...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great bike tour of the city. Easy biking and really nice local insight by guide Manisha and wonderful receptionist Lakshmi! Highly recommend

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We loved this tour at the end of April. Manisha our guide delivered lots of interesting information in a friendly, informal style, with lots of personal insights into this fascinating place. We would definitely recommend it as an intro to Pondicherry. We would also generally...More

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Reviewed 22 April 2018

Just loved this! It was super fun, lovely, safe, and interesting! We saw great architecture, met nice people, had fun vintage bikes, felt safe, and the morning light was great. LOVED our guide!More

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PondyCycleTourInSita, The Team at Pondy Cycle Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear catherinemillvalley, Manisha and the team thank you so much for this enthusiastic review! We are glad you enjoyed this moment with us and that you felt good on our colorful bikes and in the streets of our beloved city. We wish you all the...More

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Reviewed 21 April 2018

The tour was very well organised and the guide was very friendly and engaging. It was a small group so it didn’t feel like a super touristy activity. We discovered the colourful and historical old Pondicherry and the beautiful flower market (most beautiful flower market...More

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PondyCycleTourInSita, The Team at Pondy Cycle Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Amélie A, We deeply thank you for this positive and detailed review of the Wake Up Pondy Tour. It is always a pleasure to show our city around and make our guests discover all the nice and hidden corners of it. We wish you...More

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Reviewed 15 April 2018

The team at sita tour is very warm and welcoming...though a bit expensive but the overall experience was worth having once in pondicherry...

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PondyCycleTourInSita, The Team at Pondy Cycle Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear drmansi_g, Thank you for your positive feedback about the tour, we are glad you enjoyed this moment with Manisha and the team at Sita Cultural Center. We wish you all the best, Pondy Cycle Tour Team

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Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

Approx a 2 hour leisurely cycle tour across the various quarters of Pondy. Is an early morning tour , and this is one of the good ways to see the town ,before the city wakes up. Covers all the quarters : Muslim, Tamil, aurobindo ,market...More

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PondyCycleTourInSita, The Team at Pondy Cycle Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 15 April 2018

Dear aditya_ravikumar, Thanks for your positive review of our activity in Pondicherry. All the team is delighted that you appreciated your time with us. All the best, The Pondy Cycle Tour Team!

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Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

My wife and I had spent two days wandering around Pondicherry admiring all the architecture before we did the cycle tour with Meneesha. It was a Sunday morning and the streets were very quiet which made for a great ride. Meneesha knowledge of the city...More

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PondyCycleTourInSita, The Team at Pondy Cycle Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 26 February 2018

Dear Asmeakin, Hope you are doing welland thank you for your positive feedback about our Wake Up Pondy Tour. It was a pleasure to welcome you. We wish you and your wife all the best, The Pondy Cycle Tour Team

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Reviewed 15 January 2018

Usually you can rent a cycle in Pondy for as less as 70-80 bucks a day! This tour costs INR 1200 for just 1.5 hours!! It is ridiculous. the reason they give is we have "Vintage Bikes". Anyways, I visited the center to have a...More

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PondyCycleTourInSita, Owner at Pondy Cycle Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 29 January 2018

Dear Sneha_25, Thank you for taking the time to leave your comments on your experience with Pondy Cycle Tour. We are saddened to read that you did not enjoy your time with us. We will however take this opportunity to correct a few facts: -...More

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298sa
25 June 2018|
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Response from PondyCycleTourInSita | Property representative |
Hello Sunil, sorry we just saw your message. Booking for the cycle tour are to be made through Sita Cultural Center. Hope you managed. All the best, The Pondy CycleTour Team
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Saurabh A
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Response from PondyCycleTourInSita | Property representative |
Hello Saurabh A, Thanks for contacting us, Yes we run tours on Sundays. Please note we run tours every morning of the week from 7am to 9.30am. Booking mandatory through Sita Cultural Center. We also operate Afternoon photo... More
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