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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

Mahabalipuram & Kanchipuram in a day from Chennai with Guide & pick up drop

Mahabalipuram & Kanchipuram in a day from Chennai with Guide & pick up drop

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Get a primer on Pallava-style architecture on this full-day private tour to Mahabalipuram and Kanchipuram. Benefit from personal attention and the ability to travel at your own pace while visiting the Ekambareswar and Kailasanathar temples, then a local saree weaver. Moving on to the port of Mahabalipuram, see the Five Rathas, the shore temple, and Arjuna's Penance, learning about them through guided commentary.
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  • 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$140.40
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$140.40
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Private Tour to Mahabalipuram from Chennai

Private Tour to Mahabalipuram from Chennai

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Mahabalipuram is an ancient port town known for its 6th-century rock-cut temples, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Explore exquisite stone statues on this exclusive city tour, which gives an in-depth overview of sites like the famous Five Rathas, a set of Dravidian rock temples, and the Sea Shore Temple, an 8th-century granite shrine facing the Bay of Bengal. Round out the day with visits to DakshinaChitra, a “living museum” dedicated to showcasing South Indian culture, and the Madras Crocodile Bank.
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  • 7 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$45.60
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$45.60
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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

An extraordinary - UNESCO Monuments Tour to Mahabalipuram from Chennai

An extraordinary - UNESCO Monuments Tour to Mahabalipuram from Chennai

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Travel by private, climate-controlled vehicle to Mahabalipuram, the seaside Tamil Nadu city famous for its UNESCO-listed rock-cut caves and monuments. See impressive, three-dimensional illustrations of the Mahabharata—India’s national epic—cut from colossal stones, and marvel at the ancient coastal Shore Temple. Tours include complimentary hotel pickup and drop-off in Chennai.
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  • 7 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$44.32
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$44.32
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Chennai City Sightseeing Tour

Chennai City Sightseeing Tour

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Chennai is full of old heritage buildings, from ancient Pallava-era temples to colonial-era churches and public buildings constructed under British rule. This tour takes you to some of the most interesting structures, from the 7th-century Kapaleeswarar Temple to the 20th-century Ripon Building, all in the comfort of an air-conditioned vehicle.
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  • 4 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$37.44
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$37.44
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Walking Tour Chennai

Walking Tour Chennai

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Experience authentic Chennai on this amazing walking tour of the old town with our fun and entertaining storytellers. This walking tour will give you a great induction of the city, its history, its vibrant culture, and its people with lots of wonderful stories about the city, fun facts and must do things in the city. Our walks are blend of historical elucidation and curious anecdote laced with mildly scurrilous talk about past and present celebrities and defunct royals. We will cover some of the city highlights along with hidden places and forgotten nooks of the old city during the walk.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$12.71
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$12.71

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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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

180° Art and Architectural Tour of Chennai

180° Art and Architectural Tour of Chennai

Visit the beaches and gardens of Chennai, and discover the natural side of this bustling Indian city on this sightseeing tour. Following a pickup at your Chennai hotel, spin to pretty Besant Nagar Beach and admire sweeping views over the coastal scenery. With a guidebook to lead the way, enjoy the peace and tranquillity of exploring the Huddleston Gardens and the local music scene at the Kalakshetra Dance School independently.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$54.06
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$54.06
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Full-Day Guided Tour to Mahabalipuram from Chennai with Lunch

Full-Day Guided Tour to Mahabalipuram from Chennai with Lunch

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Visit Mahabalipuram’s UNESCO World Heritage Sites on a private tour from Chennai that includes door-to-door transport, lunch, and all entrance fees. Travel by private car and spend the day exploring temples and a seashell museum in a scenic town, with a personal guide who will tailor the day to your interests.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$115.00
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$115.00
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Mahabalipuram day trip from Chennai by Wonder tours

Mahabalipuram day trip from Chennai by Wonder tours

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The coastal town of Mahabalipuram makes an ideal day trip from bustling Chennai, but organizing admission fees and transportation to explore independently takes up valuable sightseeing time. On this tour, reach Mahabalipuram in comfort by private vehicle—with entry fees and round-trip transportation from your Chennai hotel included. Explore the Cave temples and rock sculptures with your guide to lead the way, and gain insight into Mahabalipuram’s fascinating 7th-century history.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$122.67
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$122.67
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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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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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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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Kollywood tour about Tamil Movie making in Chennai

Kollywood tour about Tamil Movie making in Chennai

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Kollywood experience is a "behind the scenes" tour of the Tamil film industry which is more than a 100 years old.  Guests get to meet and interact with actors and technicians of the Film Industry. They will have an escorted tour to  Film studios, behind the camera movie shooting and a movie theatre as well. The tour ends with an experience of Tamil movie dance choreography to see how Tamil songs are being choreographed
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$133.34
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$133.34
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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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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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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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$18.59
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$18.59

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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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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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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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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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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Peacock Trail Walking Tour in Mylapore
"Well spoken, with great English. We enjoyed every moment of our tour with you. Couldn’t ask for a better experience. Thank you."..."
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Mahabalipuram & Kanchipuram in a day from Chennai with Guide & pick up drop
"This was one of 3 tours we did with 5 Senses. All went very well, including an excellent guide, Kannan, good driver, and lovely Indian lunch. This is a trip that is well worth doing. It is grat to get out of the bustle of Chennai, and the sites are well worth visiting. Unfortunately we had some heavy rain on our day, so didn't get the best out of the trip. But fortunately 5 Senses provided some excellent photos so we could see what it would have looked like in sunshine!"..."
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Private Tour to Mahabalipuram from Chennai
"We enjoyed ourselves very much. Our driver was very kind and after we visit Mahabalipuram he took us to a seafood restaurant near the beach where we enjoyed fresh and very good fish and shrimps."..."
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An extraordinary - UNESCO Monuments Tour to Mahabalipuram from Chennai
"Very glad we took this tour! This was my second tour with Ranjith and we arrived at Croc Bank just as it opened and enjoyed seeing all the reptiles. We had the option of hiring a guide to the temples for 1700 rupees and it was well worth it to learn about the many deities and their reincarnations as well as the discovery of some of them after 2004 tsunami and restoration process. We were fortunate to visit one temple on the eve of a big celebration and see the preparations as well as receive a blessing. We overlooked the beach for lunch and the fresh seafood was perfect. We spent about 20 minutes shopping, no pressure, Would highly recommend this tour."..."
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Chennai City Sightseeing Tour
"Ranjith was an excellent driver and guide. He was very flexible and accommodating, able to tailor the tour to our own requirements and his local knowledge was excellent. Highly recomment this tour as a quick way to see all the main sights in Chennai in easy way."..."
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Walking Tour Chennai
"Vicky and Sharmini were great hosts. They explained each site in much detail and also allowed ample time for us to take many pictures. They were both super accommodating and I would surely recommend anyone to take this walking tour when visiting Chennai."..."
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Bazaar Trail Walking Tour in George Town
"I was really glad doing this tour. I booked the tour unexpectedly but I was really glad to do it. The tour was beautiful and fascinating. The walk through the george Town is almost a must do for all visitors in Chenna. It was worthwhile. The guide Ms Krishna was very kind and told us all the stories about it."..."
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Full-Day Guided Tour to Mahabalipuram from Chennai with Lunch
"Lovely tour with Kannan and local tour guide. Would recommend!! The drive was pleasant and the sites were exquisite."..."
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Mahabalipuram day trip from Chennai by Wonder tours
"This tour was wonderful. The driver and guides were knowledgable. Got to see the Crocodile bank too."..."
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Private Tour: Half-Day Chennai Sightseeing with Government Museum and Kapaleeshwar Temple
"The local guide was SO informative and professional. He also really made me feel comfortable and safe. I would love to take this tour again. So much history to absorb!"..."
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Food Walk Tour Chennai
"Sharmini was great! Very easy to understand. Not only did we try amazing foods, she explained the background stories behind them. Would highly recommend. Come hungry... lots of food to try!"..."

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