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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
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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.
$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.
$23.00
Private tour Bazaar trail AM
An exclusive, private tour of this popular walk in Sowcarpet hosted by a storyteller.
$53.00
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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.
Write a ReviewReviews (18)

1 - 5 of 15 reviews

Reviewed June 26, 2018
We took a tour through the busy market streets in George Town.

Lakshmi was our tour guide and she did a fantastic job taking us around the bazaar, telling fascinating stories, and explaining all the different produce that were up for sale. She was very informative. Our daughter and her family live in Chennai and they accompanied...More

Thank Juana L
Storytrails, Manager at Storytrails, responded to this reviewResponded June 29, 2018

Dear Juana, It was our pleasure to host you and your family on the Bazaar trail. Thank you for your lovely review. Just to let you know we also host tours in Madurai and Pondicherry, so if you're ever visiting let us know and we'd...More

Reviewed May 25, 2018 via mobile
Awesome tour

Wow many thanks to our fantastic host Lakshmi for the best tour we have ever had. We have traveled across many countries and this was amazing. As we Walked through the Georgetown market Lakshmi was a wealth of knowledge, great English and highly engaging with...More

2  Thank samantha v
Storytrails, Manager at Storytrails, responded to this reviewResponded May 29, 2018

Thank you Samantha. We're glad you enjoyed the trail so much.

Reviewed May 21, 2018
Perfect local Flavour for the tourist

This is the perfect set-up for a walk through the busy market in parrys /georgetown Chennai. i took my colleague from Austria and it was interesting to know the history behind the market & the old buildings. The host for the evening was amazing and...More

Thank Siva S
Reviewed April 20, 2018
If you're in Chennai I'd definitely recommend taking a story trail

I spent a little less than a week in Chennai for business, and had a Saturday and Sunday to roam through the streets of Chennai. So one of my colleagues suggested to take a guided tour with story trails and it was a terrific suggestion....More

Thank Bart1206
Storytrails, Manager at Storytrails, responded to this reviewResponded April 30, 2018

Hi Bart, We're pleased to have shown you a slice of life in the city on your walk with us! The vendors and shop owners have known us for years and love meeting guests on our trails. Thank you for your review, and we look...More

Reviewed April 4, 2018
Wonderful tour in the market streets

Very enjoyable! Akila took us through the market streets of Georgetown and she told us a lot of entertaining and interesting stories, also about life in Chennai. She explained a lot about the vegetables and other products that are sold. The shopkeepers were welcoming and...More

Thank Marianne v
Storytrails, Manager at Storytrails, responded to this reviewResponded April 6, 2018

Hi Marianne, Thank you for walking the Bazaar Trail with us, and for your kind words. We're glad you got to have a taste of the place through our stories - the shopkeepers are super friendly! We hope to see you on more of our...More

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