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Peacock Trail Walking Tour in Mylapore

Peacock Trail Walking Tour in Mylapore

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Explore Chennai's Mylapore neighborhood with a local guide and learn about the rituals of daily life, hear stories of gods and demons, and gain a deeper understanding of local customs and traditions. This popular walking tour showcases the highlights and the history of this incredible city and is not to be missed.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$25.13
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$25.13

The founding of Chennai at Georgetown, a heritage walk

The founding of Chennai at Georgetown, a heritage walk

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This walk is led by a cultural evangelist who will bring alive the heritage and legacy of Chennai's first settlement. Trace the evolution of George Town as the trading post for East Indian Company in the 17th century to its modern avatar as the trading hub of Chennai. Experience cultural diversity as we walk to ancient temples predating the British Era and an iconic Church of Armenian traders.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$71.80
Price varies by group size
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$71.80
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Private Tour: Half-Day Chennai Sightseeing with Government Museum and Kapaleeshwar Temple

Private Tour: Half-Day Chennai Sightseeing with Government Museum and Kapaleeshwar Temple

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First time in Chennai? Make the most of a private guide and flexible itinerary on this 4-hour sightseeing tour. Unveil the secrets of Chennai’s rich history and heritage as you tour the fascinating Government Museum and admire the 17th-century Fort St George. Then, keep your camera poised as you drive along the scenic Marina Beach and visit the stunning Kapaleeshwar Temple.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$84.62
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$84.62
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Village Biking Day Tour in Mahabalipuram

Village Biking Day Tour in Mahabalipuram

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Escape the tourist track—and wake up those calf muscles—on this relaxing bicycle tour through rural Tamil villages. Learn about centuries-old traditions and lifestyles, from pottery-making to agricultural cultivation. Visit schools, temples, and farms, covering more sights in less time on two wheels. Tours include a tender coconut as a refreshing local snack.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$35.00
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$35.00
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Small-Group Guided Food Trail in the Sowcarpet Market

Small-Group Guided Food Trail in the Sowcarpet Market

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Chennai’s tourist menus won’t give you a true perspective on the everyday foods enjoyed by locals. Step forward on this small-group walking tour of the Sowcarpet Market: where a multitude of stalls serve the staples that keep Chennaites sustained. Let a guide navigate the market so you don’t get lost, taste popular foods at tried-and-trusted stands, and get the full lowdown on local delicacies that you wouldn’t hear on your own.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$29.75
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$29.75

Marina Beach Walk and the story of Chennai

Marina Beach Walk and the story of Chennai

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This tour is led by a cultural evangelist who will bring alive the cultural heritage of Chennai through Marina. Marina Beach is where the pulse of Chennai can be gauged. Soak in the atmosphere and meet the city's people. While the statues tell the history of the city, the beach itself is where common people gather to voice their opinion on issues to those in power.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$30.77
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$30.77
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Food Walk Tour Chennai

Food Walk Tour Chennai

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Chennai is a royal destination and for centuries it is known for its rich and yummy food culture, we are fortunate today that this rich food culture is preserved in the form of small food joints by some thoughtful people for generations. We have designed this amazing experience for you with an intention to take you to these places for food tasting, so that you can also cherish this food, feast your taste buds and have a fabulous and lasting impression.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$18.54
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$18.54

Private Day out in Chennai by Auto-rickshaw

Private Day out in Chennai by Auto-rickshaw

Go past some of the famous streets and markets of Chennai in a colorful auto-rickshaw. This unique ride will let you experience the sights and sounds of this bustling city from close quarters. Unlike travel by an air-conditioned car that keeps out all the noise of the city, you will be able to experience the vibrant energy of the city as you move along. You can step out and walk along at interesting spots to catch a closer glimpse and then hop on again as your guide takes you along the itinerary.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$79.00
Price varies by group size
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$79.00
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Mylapore Heritage Walking Tour with Breakfast

Mylapore Heritage Walking Tour with Breakfast

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Explore the best of Chennai's cultural hub of Mylapore with this heritage-themed walking tours. You'll meet your guide bright and early and have a traditional breakfast before heading on to see some of the area's most interesting and historically significant sites. Highlights include visits to San Thome Basilica, the temple of Ramakrishna Math, and the 7th-century Kapaleeshwar Temple, the most famous temple in town.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$71.80
Price varies by group size
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$71.80
Price varies by group size
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Private Custom Day Tour: Chennai to Kanchipuram Sightseeing with Guide

Private Custom Day Tour: Chennai to Kanchipuram Sightseeing with Guide

Visit this small town of Tamil Nadu, state of India, which is one of the most important spiritual centres of Hinduism, and a major pilgrim destination. Explore this "Silk City" in an fully air-conditioned vehicle and with a professional guide who will wxplain the relevance and significance of each place with great details.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$112.00
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$112.00
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Follow in the footsteps of St Thomas - a Private Pilgrimage Tour in Chennai

Follow in the footsteps of St Thomas - a Private Pilgrimage Tour in Chennai

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Your private tour will follow the footsteps of St. Thomas, one of the 12 apostles of Jesus.  You will visit the Basilica of San Thome as well as St Thomas Mount where he was killed.  This has been a well known Christian pilgrimage site for centuries. After the tour, lunch will be included at a local restaurant. Highlights • San Thome Basilica • Ancient image of Our Blessed Mother • Cave at Little Mount to see prints of St Thomas
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$157.00
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$157.00
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Koyambedu Market trail in Chennai by Wonder tours

Koyambedu Market trail in Chennai by Wonder tours

Visit the Asia's biggest fruit and vegetable market in Koyambedu, Chennai, where visitors can find both local and imported fruits and vegetables.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$60.52
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$60.52
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Visit to Vedanthangal Bird Sanctuary from Chennai

Visit to Vedanthangal Bird Sanctuary from Chennai

On this day-excursion from Chennai, visit the oldest water bird sanctuary of India. Vedanthangal Bird Sanctuary is home to migratory birds such as Pintail, Garganey, Grey Wagtail, Blue-winged Teal, Common Sandpiper and many more. The best time to visit this sanctuary is from November to March when migratory birds are nesting here. Highlights: • Many small lakes in the sanctuary • 40 000 birds including 26 rare species • Migratory birds from countries as far away as Canada
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$177.00
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$177.00
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Historical Walking Tour in Mamallapuram

Historical Walking Tour in Mamallapuram

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Go behind the scenes in the history-filled coastal city of Mamallapuram on this guided walking tour. Learn the mythological legends behind UNESCO-listed attractions like Arjuna’s Penance and the Five Rathas, which are based on stories from India’s national epic, the Mahabharata. You’ll also get a peek at the Shore Temple, a seaside Vishnu and Shiva shrine built in a Dravidian style.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$35.00
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$35.00
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Private Half-Day Tour in Chennai - India's Gateway to the South

Private Half-Day Tour in Chennai - India's Gateway to the South

Discover Chennai on this private half-day tour. Visit the oldest English fortress in India and learn about its role in contemporary Tamil Nadu. Head to the Government Museum and National Gallery to admire palm-leaf manuscripts, Amravati paintings, and rare works by celebrated artists like Raja Ravi Varma. Visit a 7th Century temple and enjoy a drive along Chennai’s beautiful waterfront.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$59.00
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$59.00
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Tour of Chennai

Tour of Chennai

Chennai, the biggest metropolis of the Southern India has been one of the most prominent centres of trade, learning and culture. Home to the second largest film industry of India, the city has a lot of sightseeing and tourist attractions.  From the staggering temples to the beautiful Marina beach, Chennai offers picturesque locations and legends about the rich historical legacy of the city. You will visit the historic St. Fort George museum and the ancient Kapaleeshwar Temple. The city is very affable and hospitable for the tourists. Our guide will make sure you are not daunted by the language barrier which one can face. Our earnest endeavour would be to make your visit to Chennai a memorable experience.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$82.00
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$82.00
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Highlights of the Chennai (Guided Full Day City Tour)

Highlights of the Chennai (Guided Full Day City Tour)

If you are running short on time or just come down to explore tourist destinations in and around city, half day city tour is the best option. We have picked up all the spilled pieces together and created a beautiful garland of it in our Trails of Pondicherry tour, an unmatched heritage experience with awesome stories to understand a city's existence, culture and lifestyle.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$49.04
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$49.04
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Highlights of the Chennai (Guided Half Day City Tour)

Highlights of the Chennai (Guided Half Day City Tour)

If you are running short on time or just come down to explore tourist destinations in and around city, half day city tour is the best option. We have picked up all the spilled pieces together and created a beautiful garland of it in our Trails of Pondicherry tour, an unmatched heritage experience with awesome stories to understand a city's existence, culture and lifestyle.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$49.04
per group
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$49.04
per group

Night walk tour Chennai

Night walk tour Chennai

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Chennai is a beautiful city during the day, yet it is even more beautiful at night. Come and join us on this amazing and completely off beat experience of Chennai at night. Experience the urban side of city on this walk, visit local popular hangout places, most prominent, beautiful monuments, ancient and modern buildings and old streets in the beautiful night view of the Chennai city.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$12.68
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$12.68

Private Peacock Trail Walking Tour in Mylapore

Private Peacock Trail Walking Tour in Mylapore

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Delving into Chennai’s Mylapore neighborhood independently could mean you skim over some landmarks and cultural insights, or lose your bearings. This private walking tour ensures you cover the highlights and enjoy observations on local life you’d likely miss alone. Follow the heritage Peacock Trail to the Kapaleeshwara Temple and other sights, and hear tales of Chennai's religion and culture. A tuk tuk ride, snacks, and choice of departures are included.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$58.47
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$58.47
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Guided Evening Food Tasting Tour In Chennai

Guided Evening Food Tasting Tour In Chennai

Chennai is home to some world famous dishes that are truly representative of the culinary history of this city in South India. Spend an evening visiting some of the best places to eat and savor a cuisine that is rich in spicy flavors. By the end of the tour, you will be left with a distinct feeling of wanting to come back for more. Highlights • Explore the streets of Chennai • Savor popular local foods • Learn about South Indian cuisine
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$206.00
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$206.00
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Visit Top 5 Museums In Chennai

Visit Top 5 Museums In Chennai

Chennai is one of the four major cities of India and is also the capital of the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It is famous for its numerous temples and colorful silks. On this tour explore some of the museums of Chennai that showcase collections ranging from the days of the Pallava Kings to the present day. Highlights • Chennai Rail Museum • Government Museum • Fort Museum • Birla Planetarium • Cholamandal Artists’ Village
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$190.00
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$190.00
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Visit The Temples Of Chennai

Visit The Temples Of Chennai

Thousands of temples with lofty towers dot the skyline of the southern state of Tamil Nadu in India. These temples are torchbearers of the glorious heritage of the Tamil speaking region, and are repositories of the magnificent art forms that have evolved over several centuries. Visit four such temples of Chennai on this half-day tour. Highlights: • Kapaleeshwarar Temple • Vadapalani Murugan Temple • Shirdi Sai Baba Temple • ISKCON Temple
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$122.00
Price varies by group size
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$122.00
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Visit Old Libraries Of Chennai

Visit Old Libraries Of Chennai

If you are one of those people who finds the smell of books too tempting to ignore, then this tour is meant for you. Visit two of the biggest libraries of India. The Connemara Public Library is also the oldest library of India. Also visit the Anna Centenary Library that is spread over eight floors of a sprawling complex that is well equipped with state of the art facilities including a spacious auditorium, amphitheater and two conference halls. Highlights: • Connemara Public Library • Anna Centenary Library • Braille section of Anna Centenary Library
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$122.00
Price varies by group size
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$122.00
Price varies by group size
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