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Create Your Own ZNMD Moments With These 5 Thrilling, Adventurous Things To Do In Pondicherry

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Pondicherry is not just a land of old colonial French mansions and beaches - it's also a haven for all the adrenaline junkies out there! How, you ask? Let us fill you in! We've culled out a list of the 6 most thrilling, adventurous things for you to try your hand at here in Pondi!

1. Scuba Diving

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A sport that gives you a rush and calms you down at the same time, Scuba diving through the untouched parts of the deep sea among spectacular creatures will give you the experience of a lifetime. Temple Adventures is a cool organization that facilitates scuba diving, and they'll happily train you even if you're not a swimmer. Go check them out!

Check Out Their Website | http://www.templeadventures.com/
Here's Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/TempleAdventures

2. Surfing 

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It takes a while to get a hang of this fun sport, but once you get some good waves under your belt, you'll never look back! Pondi has some good beaches for you to surf away to glory, the most popular being Serenity Beach. However, if you’re a beginner and would like some lessons first, look no further than Kallialay - the surf school of India! 

Check Out Their Website | http://www.surfschoolindia.com/
Here's Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/SURFSCHOOLINDIA

3. Sailing 

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Pondicherry’s many beaches make it ideal for sailors. This age-old sport holds much regard in the hearts of locals and sailboats can be seen bobbing in the sea all over the city with Paradise Beach being a sailor’s paradise. But for the ones interested in learning how to sail, the Pondy Sailing Association is the place to go to! 

Check Out Their Website | https://pondysailingasso.wordpress.com/
Here's Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/Pondisailing/

4. Horseback Riding

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A perfect way to de-stress is going horseback riding through the lush green forests and letting go of all your worries! The Red Earth Riding School provides you with the guidance (and the horses) in Auroville. They have early morning as well as afternoon classes to suit your schedule, so defo check them out!

Check Out Their Website | http://www.rers.in/
Here's Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/redearthridingschool/

5. Rock Climbing

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A dangerous, yet fun sport, this one’s a favourite among the adrenaline junkies and thrill-seekers in Pondi. If done with the right safety measures in place, it acts as a good fitness activity too. Rock n’ Bubbles is one such group that organises safe and fun rock climbing sessions for you to try your hand at!

Check Out Their Website | http://www.rocknbubbles.com/

How many are you going to try out this weekend with the squad?!

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