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Peacock Trail Walking Tour in Mylapore

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Mylai Karpagambal Mess
20, E Mada St, Vinayaka Nagar Colony, Mylapore, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600017, IndiaMeet outside the Karpagambal mess
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    San Thome Church
    Stop: 30 minutes -
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  • 2
    Kapaleeshwarar Temple
    Stop: 45 minutes -
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  • 3
    Mylapore
    Stop: 90 minutes -
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You'll return to the starting point
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    Departure Point
    Mylai Karpagambal Mess, 20, E Mada St, Vinayaka Nagar Colony, Mylapore, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600017, India
    Duration
    3h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Local taxes
    • Bottled water
    • Snacks
    • Guide
    • Headsets to hear the guide clearly
    • Coffee and/or Tea
    Exclusions
    • Gratuities
    • Camera tickets at monuments (if applies)
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Recommended minimum age is 6 years
    • Adult pricing applies to all travelers 12 years and older
    • A dress code is required to enter places of worship. Avoid shorts or sleeveless tops. Knees and shoulders MUST be covered for both men and women. You may risk refused entry if you fail to comply with these dress requirements
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Oh my! What an experience! Akila took us to the temple, a priest's home, the St. Thomas church and on a tuktuk! She is clearly an amazing storyteller and her experience as a former history teacher allowed her to weave the beautiful history of Mylapore, the fantastical stories of
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    Response from Storytrails I, Manager at Peacock Trail Walking Tour in Mylapore
    Responded 4 days ago
    Hello! Thank you for your review and for that wonderful recommendation. It is such a pleasure for us to hear that you enjoyed the tour and found it a good way to get to know Chennai. We hope to see you on more tours soon. We run tours in Chennai, Mumbai, Madurai, Trivandrum and Pondicherry. We have recently launched audio tours in several locations including Mahabalipuram, the Egmore Government Museum in Chennai, the Qutub Minar complex in Delhi, and the National Museum in Delhi. You can download these tours by looking up the Storytrails Audio Tours app on the Play store and the App store. Cheers, Nayantara
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    Our tour guide was so nice and knowledgeable. Very detailed historical stories. Observing the Hindu priests at the temple and at home was impressive. Highly recommend this tour.
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    Response from Storytrails I, Manager at Peacock Trail Walking Tour in Mylapore
    Responded 1 week ago
    Dear Nancy, Thank you for your review. We are happy you enjoyed the tour and found the priests house impressive. We hope to see you again soon! We also run tours in Madurai, Trivandrum, Pondicherry and Mumbai. Cheers, Jeshma
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    A great tour, as it's hard to know where to start in Chennai. We learnt a lot and thoroughly enjoyed it. Recommended.
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    Response from Storytrails I, Manager at Peacock Trail Walking Tour in Mylapore
    Responded 1 week ago
    Hello, Thank you for your review. We are glad to hear it was a great tour, and that we were able to to get a sense of the city. Do join us on our other tours in Madurai, Mumbai, Pondicherry and Trivandrum. Cheers, Jeshma
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    I love walking tours - they bring an area, a city, a culture alive like nothing else. Hence i went into this tour with excitement and anticipation. I am comparing the trail with other tours in Washington DC, Sydney and Cape Town (pay what you like if you like at the end), free
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    Response from Storytrails I, Manager at Peacock Trail Walking Tour in Mylapore
    Responded 2 weeks ago
    Hello, We are glad you found the experience with the storyteller excellent. The peacock trail focuses on stories behind Indian symbolism and customs. It is designed for every curious traveller. Many Indians enjoy the tour, and usually find it an interesting take on what is familiar to them. We are sorry to hear that the tour didn't meet your expectations. We appreciate your feedback. Thanks for taking the time. We hope you will join us on our other tours too. Regards, Nayantara
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    Had a fascinating walk through Mylapore hearing all about the local customs and traditions, told very well by Lakshmi. Will definitely come back for more Storytrails!
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    Response from Storytrails I, Manager at Peacock Trail Walking Tour in Mylapore
    Responded 3 weeks ago
    Hello, Thank you for your review. We are so happy to hear that you found the walk fascinating, and we can't wait to take you on another tour. Do also look up our trails in Madurai, Pondicherry, Trivandrum and Mumbai. Cheers, Nayantara
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    About the operator
    By: Storytrails
    881 reviews
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    judithduvivier
    London, United Kingdom
    10
    Story time deserves to be a great success.
    we had a tour examining the history and colonial past of madras. there were many gorgeous buildings but our
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    Mary G
    10
    Wonderful
    Tour guide was exceptionally engaging and informative. Topics ranged from history, to food , flowers and
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    LinneaGo
    Summerland, Canada
    32
    Bazaar Delights in "Black Town"
    Shobana took us through the streets of the food market with a delightful energy and spirit. We learned the names
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    W1621TBsarah
    Cadiz, Spain
    20
    High quality explanation in an entertaining way.
    In Chennai, Nayantara took us along streets and into temples, telling us about Hindu beliefs and local practices
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    FarAway721460
    10
    Beautiful experience, awesome story telling !!
    An interesting trail with unique informations woven into it !! Visit to a temple, church and a priests house,
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    OyinW
    Lawrence, Kansas
    80
    A must do for visitors to Chennai; Ask for Akila
    Oh my! What an experience! Akila took us to the temple, a priest's home, the St. Thomas church and on a tuktuk!
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    Steven F
    Clovelly, Australia
    84
    Captivating and Illuminating
    The technique of telling stories about the market food and flowers as we walked through the smells sights colours
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    NancyH1964
    Woodinville, Washington
    246
    Fantastic Chennai Tour
    Our tour guide was so nice and knowledgeable. Very detailed historical stories. Observing the Hindu priests at the
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    djt14
    Monmouth, United Kingdom
    121
    Bazaar Trail
    Despite being quite weary after only arriving in Chennai from the UK that morning, we thought this tour was
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    djt14
    Monmouth, United Kingdom
    121
    Walking Tour
    A great tour, as it's hard to know where to start in Chennai. We learnt a lot and thoroughly enjoyed it.
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    arti605
    London, United Kingdom
    1215
    Great story teller!! But trip geared towards western tourists, pricy compared to other tours worldwide
    I love walking tours - they bring an area, a city, a culture alive like nothing else. Hence i went into this tour
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    K3572RJmargaretf
    10
    A passionate, natural storyteller
    I am a regular visitor to Chennai on business and I don't often have time to be a tourist. But when a friend was
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    Anna L
    64
    Thank you Shobana
    My family and I spent a wonderful afternoon at the Chennai‘s market with Shobana, she is a very wonderful guide
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    Road229062
    Markdorf, Germany
    10
    Peacock walking trail
    Had a fascinating walk through Mylapore hearing all about the local customs and traditions, told very well by
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    Daniel A
    10
    Bazaar tour
    ...very interesting tour and we enjoyed with Shobana, a very friendly and engaged tour guide. Thank you 🙏
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