Immerse yourself in the wonderful mix of colors, aromas, and noise, of the traditional markets of India when you take our fantastic tour of Chennai's bazaars. You can even buy a wonderful souvenir for your friends or family back home.
Market Tour of Chennai
We will meet up in front of the statue of King George V, in the center of the city. From there, we will begin our wonderful tour through the charming markets and bazaars of Chennai.
Out first stop is Sowcarpet, one of the oldest and most important commercial areas of the city. As you stroll along the captivating streets and among the stalls, you will learn all about the city's history of trading, from its origins through to the present day.
Later, we walk to Godown Street, the best shopping area for textiles, dresses, saris, and other colorful, Indian garments. Our professional guide will explain to you about the traditional uses of these outfits and you can buy one as a souvenir of your amazing experience in Chennai.
After exploring Godown Street, we will head to Black Town and George Town, two enchanting areas characterized by bustling, picturesque alleys, street sellers, and colorful artisan market stalls. This is the Indian shopping experience in its purest form.
Then, we will visit Parry's Corner market, one of the favorite areas for both locals and tourists to make some purchases. Each street is dedicated to a specific product such as saris, rugs, handicrafts, and lamps.
Our tour of Chennai's marketplaces concludes with a visit to the Burma Bazaar, which is run by refugees from Myanmar. Here you can find wonderful tech products and perfumes at amazing prices.
Per person€ 9.20
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Tours or activities will not consist of more than 10 people per group.
A safe distance of one metre between clients will be maintained whenever possible.
The use of masks is obligatory. The client must bring their own mask.
All those running the service (guide, driver etc...) will wear a mask throughout its duration.
The capacity of all means of transport will be reduced to 3% of their maximum capacity.
Showing your voucher on your phone will be enough, and it is not necessary to print anything.
The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English.
Guide in English
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Promotes local employment.
Has a gender equality policy.
Has a carbon footprint offset policy.
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King George V