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UrbanArch Travel Studio

UrbanArch TravelStudio is a Constituent of of UrbanArch Foundation. The Travel Studio focuses on conducting exclusive travel programmes to India's heritage sites. It conducts heritage walks, heritage interpretation workshops as well as awareness programmes. UrbanArch Foundation was founded in 2918 and is registered and based in Surat, Gujarat, India.

Tour De Pondicherry

Tour De Pondicherry is a curated TravelStudio for  travel and heritage enthusiasts. It is an exclusive travel plan which involved visit to Pondicherry, Auroville and two UNSECO World Heritage sites of Mahabalipuram & Thanjavur. The programme will include curated Heritage Walks, Expert Heritage interpretation sessions, Group Talks and a niche experience for those who are seeking something more beyond usual vacation. 

Travel Plan

Day 1 : 14 June 2022


Flight to Chennai from Mumbai/Delhi . Arrival at Chennai. Road journey from Chennai to Pondicherry.Visit the World Heritage site of Mahabalipuram on the way. Arrival at Pondicherry late evening Overnight stay at Pondicherry.

Day 2 : 15 June 2022


A Day in Pondicherry! Heritage Walk , Local cuisine, Evening at the beachfront and a group dinner. Overnight stay at Pondicherry.

Day 3 : 16 June 2022


A day at Auroville! Visit to famous MatriMandir for a session of meditation. Visit to Visitor's centre and other key points.  Spend an evening at the calm Auro beach. Group dinner and overnight stay at Pondicherry

Day 4 : 17 June 2022


Visit to The World Heritage Site of Thanjavur. A road trip through the countryside for around 180 KMs. Visit the famed Brihadeshwara Temple and other monuments in The city. Return to Pondicherry late evening. Group Dinner and Overnight Stay at Pondicherry.

Day 5 : 18 June 2022


A Day for you! Explore Pondicherry as you like! Take a walk in the Local  markets or talk a walk in beach! It is  your day. We will surely guide you with the best utilisation of this one day in Pondicherry., 

Day 6 : 19 June 2022


Return Journey! Road trip to Chennai Airport. Return to Mumbai/Delhi via evening/night flight.

Registration Fees

Early Registrations (Till 10 May 2022)

INR 29,500/-

Regular  Registrations (Till 30 May 2022)

INR 33,500/-




  • Return Flight (Mumbai/Delhi)

  • All Road transfers in AC vehicles

  • Twin Sharing accommodation

  • Breakfast & Dinner *

  • All applicable taxes



Welcome Aboard!

Thanks for Registration. We will get back to you with further details.

Terms & Conditions


  • Registration fees can be paid in instalments

  • The registration fees are non-refundable. It may be refunded in an unavoidable circumstances. Foundation will have the final word on what constitutes as 'unavoidable circumstances'

  • The day wise travel plan is tentative, It may be modified for all practical reasons. Final plan with flight details as well as details of the accommodation will be shared 1 week prior.

  • Participants will be responsible for their behaviour on the trip and will be expected to behve in an honourable manner.

  • Consumption of Narcotics will strictly be prohibited and participants will be solely responsible for any event involving them with any banned substance.

  • In case of the cancellation of this Travel Studio, Registration fees will be refunded within 21 days of cancellation.

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Dr Siddhesh, Mumbai

I had an amazing experience traveling with urban arch group. We could explore historical places at ease. Accommodation facility was excellent. Regarding food, we managed to have food at best possible places. Architect Shaunak provided many intricate details of monuments wherever needed. Beautiful places, awesome delicacies and lovely co travellers, I had during this trip.I booked trip at the last moment but they accommodated me without any extra charges. Shaunak made sure that non architect travellers are not left out and in few hours we could gel in the group. In short, I had memorable trip. He took our suggestions into consideration when it came to food and exploring any other new place. Would definitely like to travel once again.
Thank you Urban arch foundation.

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Anuja Doshi, Mumbai
Financial Advisor 

This is not like a typical group tour but a journey where eventually members become like friends n family.
Very well managed by Shaunak who is the founder and a passionate architect, 3 days just passed away with exploration and fun...we garnered many insights into unknown facts. Having local cuisine was the star attraction.Kudos guys, you are doing a great job!!!!!🤟🤟Looking forward to more such trips with y'all 🙂🙂🙂


Puja Tanna, Vadodara
Financial Advisor

Kudos to Shaunak & his team for such an awesome arrangement and it was such an insightful trip although being from non architectural background could get to learn so much and the knowledge Shaunak imparts is commendable..Loved it!! Highly recommended to join this heritage trips with them!!!

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