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Authentic South Indian Cooking Class and Vegetarian Meal with a Local in Chennai

Authentic South Indian Cooking Class and Vegetarian Meal with a Local in Chennai

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Plenty of visitors get to enjoy South Indian cooking, but few travelers learn how to master local delicacies. Get insider access to South India’s celebrated culinary culture, with recipes passed down over generations. Learn to cook traditional Tamil dishes with a local host, from paper-thin dosas to homemade mango pickles. You’ll also get to munch on the savory meal that you helped prepare, served on a banana leaf.
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  • 3 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$52.00
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$52.00
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Bazaar Trail Walking Tour in George Town

Bazaar Trail Walking Tour in George Town

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See the eclectic marketplaces and colorful bazaars on this memorable walking tour of Chennai. Explore George Town and uncover the stories of daily life and local people as you listen to your friendly local guide share historical legends and old folklore. You'll navigate the crowded markets and narrow lanes as you experience the life of a local on this interactive and engaging tour that's not to be missed.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$26.14
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$26.14

Private South Indian Cooking Class and Market Visit in Chennai

Private South Indian Cooking Class and Market Visit in Chennai

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Discover the secrets of South Indian cuisine during a 5-hour culinary experience at a private home in Chennai. Begin by visiting the local market with your chef-instructor to select ingredients and see typical foods. Then dive into your cooking lesson and learn to prepare several rice and vegetable dishes. When the food is ready, enjoy your feast in the company of your host for the perfect introduction to South Indian culinary traditions and family life. Includes vegetarian lunch, non-alcoholic beverages, and tips from your local host.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$72.54
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$72.54
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Private In-Home Vegetarian Cooking Class and Meal in Chennai

Private In-Home Vegetarian Cooking Class and Meal in Chennai

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Learn to make several South Indian dishes during a 3-hour private cooking lesson in a family home in Chennai. Prepare two to three vegetarian dishes—such as curry, dosas, or idli—and learn about the culinary traditions of South India as you cook and eat your lunch or dinner with your host and her family. Includes cooking lesson and meal with local chef.
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  • 3 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$36.27
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$36.27
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Private South Indian Vegetarian Dining with a Local Near the Chennai Airport

Private South Indian Vegetarian Dining with a Local Near the Chennai Airport

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Enjoy a private and authentic home cooked meal with your host Uma. This is a wonderful opportunity to enjoy traditional South Indian cuisine with a creative twist made by a local who lives close to the airport. Uma is a South Indian vegetarian who has honed her culinary skills cooking for her extended Indian family for nearly three decades. An expert cook, she says she can convert any diehard non-vegetarian into a vegetable lover. ​Uma lives in the Guindy neighborhood of Chennai, about a 15-min drive from the Chennai airport as you head into the city. Her home is also close to the ITC Grand Chola, Ramada Plaza and Park Hyatt hotels. This is a unique opportunity to visit the home of a local and explore traditional culture and cuisine either when you arrive into Chennai or on your way out!
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$34.14
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$34.14
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Traditional Tamil Brahmin Vegetarian Cooking Lesson with a Local in Her Home

Traditional Tamil Brahmin Vegetarian Cooking Lesson with a Local in Her Home

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Immerse yourself in Indian life and culture on this culinary tour in a local home in Chennai. Learn to prepare several South Indian vegetarian dishes, then sit down with your group and enjoy in the traditional way: on banana leaves. Dishes may include vegetable curry, sambar, rasam, or dosas. You'll learn much more about Indian cooking and culinary culture during this experience than you would by eating in local restaurants.
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  • 3 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$56.16
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$56.16
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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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$18.92
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$18.92

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

Learn to Cook Traditional South Indian cuisine at the Chennai seashore

Learn to Cook Traditional South Indian cuisine at the Chennai seashore

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This is a special opportunity to visit a traditional South Indian Chettiar home near the Chennai seashore. Get picked up from your Chennai hotel and drive out of Chennai to reach Kamala's home located 5 minutes from the sea. Relax in her charming home and learn to cook South Indian dishes with an expert home cook. Kamala will teach you to make 2-3 dishes (including how to pour dosas) before you sit down together to enjoy a typical South Indian meal. You might try dishes such as Chettinad chicken, minced mutton nuggets, egg dosa, fish curry, jackfruit masala, and one of our favorites, piping hot dosas (roasted, rice pancakes) fresh off the griddle, all served on a fresh banana leaf. Please note that this home is a 45 minute drive from the heart of Chennai, located midway between Chennai and Mahabalipuram, a popular tourist destination. Her home is also 20 minutes away from Dakshinachitra, a beautiful open-air museum of South Indian heritage and culture.
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  • 3 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$53.34
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$53.34
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Private Market Tour and South Indian Cooking Class in Chennai with Srividya

Private Market Tour and South Indian Cooking Class in Chennai with Srividya

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Learn how to cook two or three popular South Indian dishes and sit down to try even more with this cooking class. Your host, Srividya, will show you how to prepare a few dishes before sitting down with you to dine on a variety of dishes. Depending on availability, you may even get to have your meal in the traditional way: served on a banana leaf.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$55.47
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$55.47
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Private 3-Hour Cooking Lesson and Meal in Chennai

Private 3-Hour Cooking Lesson and Meal in Chennai

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While visiting Chennai, get an authentic experience of local life during a private 3-hour cooking lesson, market visit, and meal with your chef-host in her family home. Start by selecting ingredients at the neighborhood market, then return to your host's kitchen for a cooking lesson that covers up to five South Indian recipes. The meal might consist of dishes like rasam (spiced lentil soup), vegetable stew or curry, dosas, and other savory treats. Then sit down with your host to feast on the meal that you helped to make.
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  • 3 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$64.00
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$64.00
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Private Food Trail in Sowcarpet Market

Private Food Trail in Sowcarpet Market

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Explore the streets of Sowcarpet, one of the oldest markets in Chennai Sample the best local street food from some of the oldest names in this business Listen to stories of local life and customs
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$65.07
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$65.07
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Private Morning Market Tour in Chennai

Private Morning Market Tour in Chennai

Visit the largest perishable goods market of Asia on this three-hour tour in Chennai. Koyambedu market is the biggest fruits and vegetables market in Asia, where visitors can find both local and imported fruits and vegetables. For a city that does not have any nightlife, this market stands in stark contrast by operating 24 hours a day. Take a tour of this sprawling market and discover the local flavors of Chennai. Highlights • Visit to Koyambedu market, Asia’s largest market for perishable produce • 3 000 fruits and vegetables shops • An entire block of flower shops
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$109.00
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$109.00
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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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$62.94
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$62.94
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Private Ayurvedic Meal Experience with a Local Cookbook Author

Private Ayurvedic Meal Experience with a Local Cookbook Author

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Learn about ayurvedic cuisine as you share a meal at the private home of your local chef-instructor during this culinary experience in Chennai. Your instructor welcomes you into her home and demonstrates her spiritual approach to healthy cooking. Learn about the spices and other ingredients she uses, then share your choice of a vegetarian Ayurvedic meal or South Indian thali.
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  • 2 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$29.87
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$29.87
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Shopping and Bazaar trail in Chennai

Shopping and Bazaar trail in Chennai

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Shopping in Chennai is a great way to imbibe the rich culture of this ancient city. On this Shopping in Chennai Tour you will get to visit a wholesale market for fruits, flowers and vegetables, a market dedicated to leather, antique and junk bazaar, Burma bazaar flea market, a fish market and an art and crafts shop. This is an all-inclusive trip where we take care of transport, lunch and the services of a full-time tour guide
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$96.00
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$96.00
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10 days Tamilnadu package tour

10 days Tamilnadu package tour

Travellers can enjoy a relax time with exploring the best temples and monuments in this tour. Apart from that experience the releigion and culture. Traditional food experience and shopping experience. When exploring the places with me they can experience the traditional ways and interacting with the locals. History and the historical events. About the God and Godesses. About the iconography and art and architecture.
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  • 10 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$320.00
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$320.00

Private Authentic Indian Cooking Class in Chennai with a Local

Private Authentic Indian Cooking Class in Chennai with a Local

Learn to cook dishes from across India in the home of a local with this cooking experience. You'll have the chance to cook everything from Chennai classics to North Indian mainstays, with flexible options depending on preference s. You'll then sit down to dine with your host and her family, complete with a local dessert.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$51.20
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$51.20
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Chennai , formerly known as Madras. Capital of Tamilnadults. In Southern india.

Chennai , formerly known as Madras. Capital of Tamilnadults. In Southern india.

This tour is giving the experience of the traditional and culture. Heritage places of Tamilnadu and more
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$64.00
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$64.00

The Georgetown Bazaar Walk by Wonder tours

The Georgetown Bazaar Walk by Wonder tours

On this tour, we explore the busy neighbourhood of Georgetown. This area consists of well-established specialised bazaars, with small winding streets, warehouses, covered wholesale markets, street stalls and retail shops. Originally called ‘Black Town’, the area came up in the late 1600s after the founding of Fort St. George. Local people settled here to trade and do business with the fort. A portion of Black Town was flattened in the 1700’s, to provide an open area outside Fort St George. The residents of Blacktown re-settled just beyond the open area, in what was called New Black Town. In the mid 1800’s, the open area (old Black Town) was used to construct the grand building of Madras High Court. In 1910, when King George visited India, Blacktown was renamed Georgetown. Today Georgetown continues to be a busy market area, selling everything under the sun: bangles, fabrics, fruits, vegetables, spices, stationery, jewellery, etc.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$24.95
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$24.95
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South Indian Vegetarian Cooking Class Near the Chennai airport

South Indian Vegetarian Cooking Class Near the Chennai airport

Enjoy a private and authentic cooking class and home cooked meal with your host Uma. This is a wonderful opportunity to enjoy traditional South Indian cuisine with a creative twist made by a local who lives close to the airport. Uma prepares a delightful array of vegetarian festival foods to give you an insight into Tamilian cuisine and culture. Learn about the symbolism of kolam (rice flour drawings that most Tamilian households have) and about traditional utensils and musical instruments. Join Uma at her dining table to enjoy a vegetarian menu that may include tangerine rasam (a tangy, refreshing broth made with tomatoes, pepper and citrus), beetroot vada (deep fried beetroot and multigrain dumplings), vegetable poriyal (stir-fried vegetables with coconut) and sundal (an absolutely delicious green pea and chickpea salad garnished with coconut and raw mango) accompanied by rice and pickles.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$61.87
Price varies by group size
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$61.87
Price varies by group size
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Private Georgetown Bazaar Walk by Wonder tours

Private Georgetown Bazaar Walk by Wonder tours

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On this tour, we explore the busy neighbourhood of Georgetown. This area consists of well-established specialised bazaars, with small winding streets, warehouses, covered wholesale markets, street stalls and retail shops. Originally called ‘Black Town’, the area came up in the late 1600s after the founding of Fort St. George. Local people settled here to trade and do business with the fort. A portion of Black Town was flattened in the 1700’s, to provide an open area outside Fort St George. The residents of Blacktown re-settled just beyond the open area, in what was called New Black Town. In the mid 1800’s, the open area (old Black Town) was used to construct the grand building of Madras High Court. In 1910, when King George visited India, Blacktown was renamed Georgetown. Today Georgetown continues to be a busy market area, selling everything under the sun: bangles, fabrics, fruits, vegetables, spices, stationery, jewellery, etc.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$40.56
Price varies by group size
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$40.56
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The Street Food of Chennai: A Half Day Tour

The Street Food of Chennai: A Half Day Tour

This 5-hour of a private tour will take you to Chennai's famous colonial Fort, St George and the Kapaleeswarar Temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. Next, you will get the opportunity to taste and experience the incredible local food of the city along with stories about the history of different food dishes. You will be accompanied by a private English speaking guide and a fully air-conditioned vehicle.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$94.00
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$94.00
Price varies by group size

Nolen Gur - Mahabs Food Trail

Nolen Gur - Mahabs Food Trail

Guided Food Trail - Mahabalipuram has a unique flavour of restaurants & shacks serving speciality sea food and coastal cuisine. We take you on a journey to experience most of it. Specific tables & items at every restaurant/shack
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  • 3 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$52.27
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$52.27

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