All year round* 4 days & 5 nights *
Walk at the Promenade beach which is a 1.5km stretch by the Bay of Bengal and has the lighthouse, French War Memorial, Dupleix statue, the Secretatriat and French cafés along it. (walk at the beach + historical reference)
Visit to Dumas road where the Saint Joan of Arc, Church of Our Lady of the Angels and Alliance Française de Puducherry is located. Also a course of French language, as Puducherry was colonised by France. (learning the basics of a new language)
Meeting with a marketing wine agency
Visit to Sri Aurobindo Handmade Paper - established in 1959, they manufacture and export fine cotton-rag paper and handcrafted stationary. (factory visit+ learning about handmade paper making)
A waste product making workshop with WELL Paper - WELL Paper was founded as a relief after the Chennai floods and makes useful articles out of paper and waste products only.
INTACH Heritage Centre - a heritage walk around the French part of the city that showcases French architecture and culture. (heritage walk - culture of Puducherry)
Visit to Colours of Nature - a natural colour dyeing factory (used by the famous clothing brand Levis) (factory visit + learning about natural colours and the process of dyeing)
Visit to Auroville - one night in a tree house. WELL Paper and colours of Nature are located here, which can be visited by bicycle rides.
Tasting the French cuisine and visiting the market place.
Our Services Include:
All transportation in Puducherry
Staff ALZEA during the entire stay.
Welcome kit (presentation of the program, map and transport tickets)
Accommodation with breakfasts (one night accommodation in a tree house)