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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

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

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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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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$12.26
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$12.26

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
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$56.16
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$56.16

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
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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
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$140.40
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$140.40
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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
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$37.44
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$37.44
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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
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$122.67
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$122.67
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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
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$115.00
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$115.00
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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
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$94.32
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$94.32
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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
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$52.00
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$52.00
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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
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$36.27
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$36.27
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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
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$64.00
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$64.00

Private Hatha Yoga Class in Mahabalipuram

Private Hatha Yoga Class in Mahabalipuram

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Hatha yoga the classical form of yoga is very unique.The sequence which I teach is designed to relax the body and mind.The final relaxation is designed to erase the negative feeling from the sub conscious mind and to feed the sub conscious mind with positive energy.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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$6.83
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$6.83

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
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$72.54
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$72.54
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Authentic Indian Cooking and Dining Experience with a Local in Chennai

Authentic Indian Cooking and Dining Experience with a Local in Chennai

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Punjabi cuisine is enjoyed across India for its delicate flavors and spice balances, but getting the recipes right every time isn’t easy. On this cookery experience in Chennai, visit the home of a local chef and prepare a delicious 4-course meal of delicacies such as Tikka Masala or Tandoori Paneer. Under the watchful eye of your host, explore Punjab’s diverse flavors and find out what makes this regional cuisine special.
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  • 2 to 4 hours
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$20.27
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$20.27

Cook and Dine with a Local Family in Chennai

Cook and Dine with a Local Family in Chennai

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Indian cuisine contains a lot of regional variety, and travelers to Chennai can learn all about the food of Bengal during this home-based cooking class. Your instructor is an experienced home cook rather than a professional chef, so you’ll be introduced to dishes that you can recreate simply at home. Enjoy eating your creations together afterwards, and learn about ordinary life in India through your hostess.
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  • 3 hours
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$27.74
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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
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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
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$55.47
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$55.47
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Cook and Dine with a Local Family in Chennai

Cook and Dine with a Local Family in Chennai

Chennai, the capital of Tamil Nadu state, is the heartland of delicious South Indian Tamil cuisine. The best way to learn about this specific regional cuisine is to be taught by an enthusiastic local. You’ll join your cooking instructor in her home, for an intimate experience and the chance to see how ordinary Indians live. Try your hand at local delicacies like vadai, sambhar, and South Indian curries, and enjoy eating the results afterwards.
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  • 2 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$26.67
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$26.67

Authentic Indian Cooking and Dining Experience with a Local in Chennai

Authentic Indian Cooking and Dining Experience with a Local in Chennai

Learn to cook like a local, from a local, on this intimate experience that’s limited to just four travelers. Join Reeta, a passionate home cook, in her kitchen and prepare an authentic feast, including chapati flatbreads, vegetarian main dishes, and appetizers. Learn the tips and tricks of Indian cooking then explore local culture as you dine with Reeta and family. Choose between lunch and dinner options to suit your schedule.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$28.80
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Rugweaving

Rugweaving

This is an ancient art being brought to light and also a way to create awareness for a dying art. We support 650 weaving families.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$16.00
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$16.00

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
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$61.87
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