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Storytrails Pondicherry

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Story-based walking tours that zig-zag through the beat and the pulse of the city. Hosted by a team of friendly, articulate storytellers, these enjoyable trails focus on the everyday sights on the streets - the local customs, symbolisms and the...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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551, Kamaraj Salai, Pondicherry 605013, India
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Reviewed March 14, 2019 via mobile

Great way to start your stay and familiarize yourself with the French-Tamil-British history of Pondicherry. My trail guide- Priya, was knowledgeable, well articulated and a wonderful host. Though the town is gorgeous on its own, this walk helped add character and culture to everyday facades...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Juhi B
Storytrails I, Manager at Storytrails Pondicherry, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Juhi, Thank you for leaving us a review. We are glad you enjoyed your walk through French Pondicherry, and that it helped you take a peek into its history. We also run tours in Chennai, Trivandrum and Pondicherry, so do look us up if...More

Reviewed February 12, 2019

Well prepared information provided by professional tour company. Our guide's English was excellent as was her storytelling & local history knowledge. Finishing with a coffee was a nice end. Highly recommended.More

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Date of experience: January 2019
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Storytrails I, Manager at Storytrails Pondicherry, responded to this reviewResponded February 17, 2019

Hello, Thank you for your review. We are very happy to hear that your found the trail excellent, and that you enjoyed your coffee :D We would be happy to host you again. We also run tours in Chennai, Madurai and Trivandrum. Cheers, The Storytrails...More

Reviewed February 11, 2019 via mobile

I have always missed professional walking tours in India. This was a great experience that vividly brought out the French Connection of Pondicherry. The guide was pleasing, well informed and with a clear delivery. The guide audio system was perfect. The group was from all...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Skoch222
Storytrails I, Manager at Storytrails Pondicherry, responded to this reviewResponded February 17, 2019

Hello, Thank you for your review and recommendation. We are so happy to hear that your experience on your trail was enjoyable. Do come back and come along on more of out trails. We also run them in Madurai, Trivandrum and Chennai. Cheers, The Storytrails...More

Reviewed February 4, 2019

Priya, our guide, was on the ball from the start when our group of twelve assembled. She set the ball rolling right through the French Colony with tales of treason, debauchery, revolution, betrayal, independence and the initial seeds of Auroville that were first sown in...More

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Date of experience: February 2019
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Storytrails I, Manager at Storytrails Pondicherry, responded to this reviewResponded February 5, 2019

Hello, Thank you for your review, and for your recommendation. We are so happy to have hosted you in Pondicherry and take you through our stories. We hope you'll do more trails with us soon. We also run trails in Chennai, Trivandrum and Madurai. Cheers,...More

Reviewed January 30, 2019 via mobile

The very lovely Priya greeted us with water and a smile. We were in a group of 17 and were supplied with ear pieces all the better to hear her with. What a fascinating town, the sea front and old town made you think you...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Felicity P
Storytrails I, Manager at Storytrails Pondicherry, responded to this reviewResponded January 31, 2019

Dear Felicity, Thank you another lovely review :D We're so happy that you could join us on our French Connections trail in Pondicherry. We thoroughly enjoyed taking you through the French Quarters and sharing our stories. Do come back and visit us again. :) Cheers,...More

Reviewed January 16, 2019

Ms. Priya was a fantastic host, with a very professional delivery and a lot of knowledge. I highly recommend doing this trail at the start of your Pondicherry adventure so you can get your bearings in the old town and learn about the vast history....More

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Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Adrian G
Storytrails I, Manager at Storytrails Pondicherry, responded to this reviewResponded January 17, 2019

Dear Adrian, Thank you for your review. It is lovely to know that you enjoyed the trail and found it so worthwhile. :) We wish you had come on one of our trails in Chennai as well. We'll be happy to host you any time....More

Reviewed January 5, 2019

Thank you Priya for such an informative and engaging 2 hour tour through the French Quarters. It really made our visit to Pondicherry meaningful and gave all the places such a context in history. Priya is very articulate and knowledgable and really held our attention....More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Storytrails I, Manager at Storytrails Pondicherry, responded to this reviewResponded January 6, 2019

Hello, Thank you for your review. We are so glad to have been able to take you through the French Quarters in Pondicherry and tell you our stories. It's always lovely to hear that we 'made' someone's trip. :D Do come back and do more...More

Reviewed January 4, 2019

I have been to Pondicherry quite a lot but this was my first guided tour of white town and found it to be extremely interesting and fun. The feuds between the Brits and the French take up most of the tour, and connecting the dots...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Storytrails I, Manager at Storytrails Pondicherry, responded to this reviewResponded January 6, 2019

Dear Niranjan, We're so happy to hear from you. Thank you for your review. We're so glad that you enjoyed your tour through the French Quarters in Pondicherry. We're so glad you were able to connect the stories to the city itself. We'd love to...More

Reviewed December 27, 2018

I loved every minute of the 2 hour walk! Priya is an excellent speaker, very knowledgeable & friendly. I would strongly recommend this tour on the first day of your visit to Pondy. Must Do!More

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Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Pradhan P
Storytrails I, Manager at Storytrails Pondicherry, responded to this reviewResponded January 2, 2019

Hello, Thank you for your review. We love your bold and capitalised recommendation!! :D :D It was a pleasure hosting you, so it's thrilling to hear you enjoyed every minute of it. Do come back and do more trails with us in Pondicherry. Or if...More

Reviewed December 25, 2018

The tour was excellent. Priya was excellent in keeping our attention for two hours. Loved listening to all her historical anecdotes- definietly made Pondicherry come alive for me. Would highly recommend this walking tour!More

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Date of experience: December 2018
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Storytrails I, Manager at Storytrails Pondicherry, responded to this reviewResponded December 25, 2018

Dear Aarathi, Thank you so much for your review. It thrills us when guests say they'll recommend us. :) We are so happy that you enjoyed your tour with us. Do come back and do another with us in Pondicherry, or in one of the...More

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