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Bazaar Trail Walking Tour in George Town

  • Bazaar Trail Walking Tour in George Town
  • Experience the thrill of navigating local bazaars
  • Learn about culture and history from your local guide
Bazaar Trail Walking Tour in George Town
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Bazaar trail - Evening tourMost Popular
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.
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.
Private tour Bazaar trail PM
An exclusive, private tour of this popular walk in Sowcarpet hosted by a storyteller.
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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.
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 (23)
1 - 5 of 20 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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

Thank TaraG1494
Storytrails, Manager at Storytrails, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

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

1  Thank MissMole
Storytrails, Manager at Storytrails, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

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

Reviewed 9 September 2018
Busy Market Day in George Town

This afternoon I toured the Bazaar area of Georgetown with delight! Our tour guide, Lakshmi was knowledgeable of the area streets and also knew many of the shopkeepers. She led us safely through narrow streets full of colorful vendors selling leather goods, fruits and vegetables...More

Thank Anita H
Storytrails, Manager at Storytrails, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2018

Dear Anita, Thank you for leaving us a review. It's lovely to hear that you enjoyed your time in the bazaar. We certainly loved taking you around. Do send us those pictures if you can, and definitely join us on more trails in Chennai! We...More

Reviewed 9 September 2018
See Chennai through the eyes of a local

The bazaar trail tour with Lakshmi was wonderful. It was truely a unique way to see Chennai. Lakshmi took us through the narrow streets of the market and told us stories about the different vendors and explained many traditions that one does not pick up...More

Thank Caroline G
Storytrails, Manager at Storytrails, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2018

Dear Caroline. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your tour of the bazaar, and that you learned about life in Chennai. It was a pleasure hosting you. We also do trails in Madurai, Pondicherry and Trivandrum, so do look us up if you're visiting....More

Reviewed 5 September 2018
Story trail with Reluctant Teenagers who became enthusiastic teenagers the minute it started

GO HUNGRY!! This tour was attended by my teenagers(reluctant, and sulky) and I. The teenagers changed their attitude soon and were quick to appreciate the stories by Lakshmi Shankar. Thank you, Lakshmi, for handling the girls with such panache! We loved our experience and I...More

Thank Gayatri A
Storytrails, Manager at Storytrails, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2018

Dear Gayatri, Thank you for your review! We're glad to know that our tour kept both you and your girls entertained. We would love to host you again in Chennai! We also do food trails in Pondicherry and Madurai, and have recently launched a walking...More

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