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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

BLive Electric Bike Tours - Cycle In The Blue Mountains

BLive Electric Bike Tours - Cycle In The Blue Mountains

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• Visit a 150 year old church overlooking the Ooty lake. • Learn about the process that goes into making the famous eucalyptus oil. • Ride through the woods and tea plantations. • Learn about the Todas on a visit to a sacred site. • Marvel at the engineering skills that went into building the Nilgiri Mountain Railway,a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$32.56
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$32.56
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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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$32.00
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$32.00
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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

Following the foot steps of St Thomas in Chennai

Following the foot steps of St Thomas in Chennai

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Tours are led by cultural ambassadors who will bring alive the history and culture of the times when St Thomas came to India in the first century AD.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$85.34
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$85.34
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Farms & Strolls - Morning/Evening Village Walk with Cooking Demo & Lunch/Dinner

Farms & Strolls - Morning/Evening Village Walk with Cooking Demo & Lunch/Dinner

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Visit to Alangudi is a unique activity which aims to enthrall you with a rare and wonderful experience of living like a local in one such villages of South India. Alangudi Visit captivates you with a scenic view of the pleasant paddy fields, walk around the local streets observing people’s routine, enjoying the breeze in coconut plantation with the taste of tender coconut, understanding the system followed to administer the village, interacting with the locals. Alangudi Village visit is indeed a treat to your eyes and soul. Also Cooking is an Art. It becomes divine when love is added to it along with other ingredients. That’s why one’s Mother is praised as the Best Chef in this world. Especially South Indian Village cuisines are very special for its yummy taste and Mom’s care.This is an opportunity for you to spend time with the local Indian Family and witness their lifestyle, followed that you can enjoy the Cooking Secession of typical South Indian Cuisine hosted by the family.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$50.22
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$50.22

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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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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$18.82
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$18.82

Gods of Mylapore, a heritage walk in Chennai

Gods of Mylapore, a heritage walk in Chennai

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This walk will demystify Hindu Gods & Temple rituals. From far, the thousands of Hindu Gods and complex rituals in temples look bewildering! Our Cultural Evangelist will demystify the reason for so many Gods and purpose of Temple rituals. Relics of St Thomas are a highlight. Visit the Shrine in San Thome Basilica to see relics like a small bone of St Thomas, the head of the lance with which the Saint was pierced and an ancient painting of Our Blessed Mother. This walking tour is led by a cultural evangelist who will bring alive the cultural heritage of Mylapore. The walk coms with an opportunity to taste the iconic Filter Coffee of Mylapore.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$72.80
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$72.80
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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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$74.67
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$74.67
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Visit Brihadeeswara Temple, Saraswati Library, Palace And Gallery In Thanjavur

Visit Brihadeeswara Temple, Saraswati Library, Palace And Gallery In Thanjavur

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Visit one of the Great Living Chola Temples, a UNESCO world Heritage Site and discover the remarkable legacy of the Chola Kingdom that extended from Madurai to the Mekong valley in its heydays. This dizzying historical legacy can be seen in Thanjavur, capital of the great Chola Empire. Also visit the city's labyrinthine royal palace that preserves memories of other, later powerful dynasties. Highlights • Brihadeeswara Temple, a UNESCO World Heritage Site • Thanjavur Royal Palace • Saraswati Mahal Library
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$134.00
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$134.00
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British Architecture Walk in Chennai

British Architecture Walk in Chennai

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Chennai, formerly known as Madras, was the capital of the Southern British India. Many great monuments were built during the British rule and several of them continue to dominate the skyline of Chennai even today. In this walking tour, we will visit some of the prominent landmarks of Chennai, which were built during the British era in an architectural style blending British as well as Indian elements. We will start at the Central Railway Station and walk to Ripon Building, Southern Railway Headquarters, Victory Memorial, Fort St George, Naper Bridge and finish at Madras University building.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$64.00
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$64.00
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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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Learn to cook a South Indian meal in Chennai

Learn to cook a South Indian meal in Chennai

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This is a cooking tour where you will visit a traditional cook in her home in Chennai to experience authentic south Indian cooking. The lady of the house will explain to you about the south Indian cuisine and its unique ingredients. This will be followed by a cooking demonstration session. Guests will be encouraged to participate in the cooking process as well as guided by our cook.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$124.80
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$124.80
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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
  • Free Cancellation
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$106.67
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$106.67
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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
  • Taking safety measures
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$157.00
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$157.00
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Basilica Of Our Lady Of Lourdes, Poondi From Trichy

Basilica Of Our Lady Of Lourdes, Poondi From Trichy

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Visit a Minor Basilica situated in the small village of Poondi in the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu. The Basilica dates back to the 18th century when an Italian Jesuit missionary, Fr. C.J. Beschi, visited India to spread Christianity. The present day Basilica was built in 1890 and is a brilliant piece of neo-Gothic architecture. Highlights • Gothic and French architectural style • Relic of the True Cross • Statue of our Lady of Lourdes
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$188.00
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$188.00
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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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$12.87
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$12.87

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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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
Price varies by group size
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$74.67
Price varies by group size
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Mylapore Walking tour with Breakfast by Wonder tours

Mylapore Walking tour with Breakfast by Wonder tours

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Explore one of Chennai's most interesting neighborhoods on foot with this walking tour of Mylapore. You'll get to visit the famous Kapalesshwara Temple, dedicated to Lord Shiva, and the Portuguese San Thome Church, walk through colorful markets, and try out some traditional South Indian snacks at the famous Saravana Bhavan restaurant.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$24.52
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$24.52
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Wedding shopping walk in Chennai

Wedding shopping walk in Chennai

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This walk is led by a cultural evangelist who will explain the things required for a typical South Indian Wedding. Walk past all the shops that sell merchandise critical for an Indian Wedding. Silk, jewelry, apparel, flowers & utensils.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$51.00
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$51.00
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Big Fat Indian Wedding, a wedding shopping walk in Chennai

Big Fat Indian Wedding, a wedding shopping walk in Chennai

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This walk is led by a cultural evangelist who will explain the things required for a typical South Indian Wedding. Walk past all the shops that sell merchandise critical for an Indian Wedding. Silk, jewelry, apparel, flowers & utensils.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$80.00
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$80.00
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