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Bazaar Trail Walking Tour in George Town

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  • Bazaar Trail Walking Tour in George Town
  • Experience the thrill of navigating local bazaars
  • Learn about culture and history from your local guide
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Bazaar Trail Walking Tour in George Town
From US$23.00
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Bazaar trail - Evening tour
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Visit a bustling market place in Chennai; to streets teeming with life and colour. Walk the bylanes as stories from history and of everyday life give you a true glimpse of the living India.
From US$23.00
Bazaar trail - Morning tour
Visit a bustling market place and streets teeming with life and color in Chennai. Walk through the George Town and discover fascinating stories of the everyday life of local people.
From US$23.00
Private tour Bazaar trail PM
An exclusive, private tour of this popular walk in Sowcarpet hosted by a storyteller.
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Overview
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.
What to Expect
Meet outside of Hotel Saravana Bhavan on NSC Bose Road at 4pm and start this 2.5-hour walking tour. From being the Black Town to becoming a bustling wholesale market, George Town in Chennai has seen it all. A market place where practically anything that can be legally sold can be bought for the right price. The walking tour takes you into the heart of the vegetable and flower market, with fascinating stories that provide a context to the colourful sights.

A visit to the heart of George Town is an experience you will not forget. Crowded markets, narrow lanes, fascinating history, and mesmerizing images are welcoming you to experience the colorful and rich culture.
Reviews (27)
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Reviewed 1 week ago
Wonderful tour of the bazaar

Lakshmi was our tour guide in the Georgetown bazaar and provided us with great insight and stories of daily life in this quarter of Chennai. Highly recommend and thank you for a very personal service!More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank cbsunsnow
Storytrails I, Manager at Storytrails, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello, Thank you for leaving us review. We are happy that you enjoyed your trail through the Georgetown bazaar and that it gave you an insight into life in Chennai. We do several other trails in Chennai and also in Madurain, Pondicherry and Trivandrum. Do...More

Reviewed 1 week ago
Excellent and wide ranging bazaar tour

The bazaar tour is one of th reasons I like going with Storytrails. Although you see the bazaar, the information is not limited just to that event. You get history, food, people, sights, architecture and culture all in one short tour. This is my second...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Tanksmon
Storytrails I, Manager at Storytrails, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello, Thank you for your lovely review. :D We are so thrilled to hear that your walk with us was unlike any other visit to the markets. It was our pleasure to host you, and we hope to be able to do so again. We...More

Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile
Enjoyable, informative walk

Lakshmi, my guide for the evening, was very enjoyable. She exudes enthusiasm while pointing out interesting aspects of the trail and answering questions. She enjoys a friendly relationship with many in the bazaar, which increases the general comfort level of the tour and opens up...More

Thank 842bp
Storytrails, Manager at Storytrails, responded to this reviewResponded 22 October 2018

Hello, Thank you for leaving us a review. We are glad you had an enjoyable evening with us. We look forward to hosting you on more trails in Chennai. We also do trails in Madurai, Pondicherry and Trivandrum. Do look us up if you're ever...More

Reviewed 15 September 2018
Getting the Inside Scoop

Lakshmi was a fabulous tour guide, with an infectiously positive personality and a wealth of knowledge about the local area. Our group visited many interesting sights and got to experience another side of Chennai that we hadn't seen before. Lakshmi found the perfect balance of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank TaraG1494
Storytrails, Manager at Storytrails, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2018

Dear Tara, How lovely to know you enjoyed your tour with us- and that you got to know a different Chennai. :) Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We run several other tours in Chennai, as well as tours in...More

Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile
Bustling vibrant trail

Lakshmi was superb bringing deeper meaning and understanding to the market bazaar way of life ... the variety of vegetables, flowers and rituals she shared with us was done with gentle humour and respect to each of the sellers. So worth doing!More

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Storytrails, Manager at Storytrails, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2018

Hello, Thank you for leaving us a review. It's lovely to hear that you found the trail enjoyable. The bazaar is full of life and we love being able to take our guests through it. We also do other trails in Chennai, Pondicherry, Madurai and...More

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