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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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$26.14
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$26.14

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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$88.00
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$88.00
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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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$18.85
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$18.85

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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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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$74.67
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$74.67
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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
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$157.00
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$157.00
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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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$30.94
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$30.94

St Thomas tour in Chennai

St Thomas tour in Chennai

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Explore Chennai by following in the footsteps of St. Thomas on this full-day tour. Learn about the history of Christianity in Chennai through visits to local religious landmarks such as the cave in the Little Mount, the handprints of St. Thomas, St. Thomas Mount, and the St. Thome Basilica. Listen to guided commentary as you travel detailing the influence St. Thomas had on the city and the country of India as a whole between AD52 and AD72.
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  • 4 hours
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$106.67
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$106.67
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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
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$59.00
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$59.00
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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
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$74.67
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$74.67
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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
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$79.00
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Village Tour around Mahabalipuram

Village Tour around Mahabalipuram

Gandhi said, "Villages are the heart of our nation"! Village is the best place to learn Indian culture and tradition and biking through villages is the best way to experience rural lifestyle, farms, village temples. This tour will take you to village panchayat schools, little temples, pottery making and agricultural fields to experience authentic Indian village.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$26.67
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$26.67
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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
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$122.00
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$122.00
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Private Tour of Chennai's Top 5 Shopping Malls

Private Tour of Chennai's Top 5 Shopping Malls

If you wish to shop for some famous South Indian silks, fabrics and other traditional items, then this tour is meant for you. Spend a few hours visiting the top 5 shopping malls of Chennai and browse for articles and gifts to take back home. You can escape the outside heat in the cool comfort of these air-conditioned malls and shop at leisure. At the end of it you will be dropped back at your hotel along with your shopping bags! Highlights • Spencer Plaza • Chennai Citi Center • The Forum Vijaya • Phoenix Market City • Express Avenue Mall
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$108.00
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$108.00
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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
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$35.00
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$35.00
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Cultural visit of Chennai

Cultural visit of Chennai

Explore the traditional side of Chennai’s rich culture on this half-day tour. Start the tour with a visit to the Kalakshetra Foundation. Walk through the sprawling grounds of their campus and get an insight into the history of the traditional art and dance forms of India’s southern state of Tamil Nadu. Next visit the beautiful Kapaleeswarar Temple that is dedicated to the Hindu God Shiva. Spend some time in the boutiques of Chennai looking at the colorful silk sarees and artifacts on display. Highlights • Kalakshetra • Kapaleeshwarar temple • Silk sarees and artifacts
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$103.00
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$103.00
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Story of Chennai through British Buildings

Story of Chennai through British Buildings

This tour is led by a cultural evangelist who will explain the history of these buildings as well as the fate of their masters. Chennai was an important power centre during the British rule in India. Listen to the Chennai story through the buildings built in that period. Over the 3 hours appreciate the harmony in blending of Victorian Gothic, Indo-Saracenic and Byzantine styles of architecture.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$74.67
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Kalakshetra, Theosophical Society & Elliots Beach - Chennai

Kalakshetra, Theosophical Society & Elliots Beach - Chennai

On this half day tour of Chennai visit the international headquarters of the Theosophical Society and retrace the steps of its founders, Mme. Blavatsky and Col. Olcott. Next visit the campus of the Kalakshetra Foundation and get a glimpse into the traditional art and dance forms of South India. End the tour with a walk on Elliot’s Beach. Highlights • Campus of the Theosophical Society • Kalakshetra Foundation • Elliot’s Beach
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$229.00
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$229.00
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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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$85.28
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$85.28
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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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$51.60
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$51.60
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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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$51.60
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$51.60
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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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$12.89
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$12.89

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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$60.80
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$60.80
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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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