City tours in Chennai (Madras)

Top City Tours in Chennai (Madras), India

City Tours in Chennai (Madras)

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  • Szenterzsebet
    3 contributions
    My guide, Manju Pryja delivered me excellent guide service with nice temples and good hints regarding this amazing city.
    Written 25 April 2022
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  • ACP_VI
    St. Thomas7 contributions
    My fiancé came to Chennai on business and I decided to tag along for a holiday. While he was at the office, I wanted to get out and explore the city but felt a bit overwhelmed at first. Thanks to the great travel advice of a friend, I started looking for walking tours. We found StoryTrails and booked the Bazaar tour on a day he had off to do together. It was fantastic! Our guide, Shobana, was very knowledgeable and even incorporated some humor into her stories about the bazaar. The colors and smells of the market were so vibrant! We had such a wonderful time and StoryTrails provided such a great experience that I booked a second tour solo later in the week - the Peacock Trail. My guide, Karunya, was so pleasant and had seemingly never ending stories to tell me about the sights we explored together. Her passion for storytelling was abundantly clear. I HIGHLY recommend StoryTrails as wonderful, approachable introduction to Chennai. Their tours are TOP NOTCH!
    Written 14 February 2020
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  • Shane
    Chennai (Madras), India5 contributions
    The British architecture walk is an excellent way of learning more about the colourful past of Chennai. We saw magnificent buildings that had intriguing stories to tell. Our guide was brilliant and he told us fascinating aspects of a slew of magnificent buildings. We not only learnt about the architecture but also about the collaboration between British and Indian architects and also the role these buildings played in the evolution of the city. I would recommend this walk to anyone who wants to know a little more about Chennai and it's historical connection.
    Written 25 December 2021
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  • Kriti G
    18 contributions
    Most pathetic tour ever. Nothing in the itinerary was covered. The guide was very knowledgeable however he wasn't able to articulate in English. It's not worth the money they charge for this tour. They did not even have the courtesy to respond back. Suggest you not to go for this.
    Written 2 November 2021
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  • Joy M
    Cottingham, UK3 contributions
    Interesting tour of Chennai. We saw all the main sights. The guide was very informative and helpful in every way. He advised us about the best place to have lunch which was excellent and good value for money. Overall a good tour enjoyed by all 6 of us.
    Written 25 April 2019
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  • Andre Robert
    London, UK5 contributions
    Thanks to the guide i got to know how real chennai looks like.guide was knowledgeable and patient which we cant expect from locals.my experience went well this company and hope they will carry their service to the good end.all the best!!
    Written 13 August 2022
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  • Vijayakumar Ravi
    Bengaluru, India4 contributions
    I am not a familiar Chennai traveller but I use to do official trip. And I like early morning travel by Bus/Bike.

    It makes me energetic
    Written 29 July 2022
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  • Heyitsmikes
    Barcelona, Spain10 contributions
    I was in Chennai for a day, so searched on Google for "Free Walking Tour Chennai" and registered on the YoTours website for a tour the next morning.

    Within 5 minutes the tour guide called me to inform me that the tour was to be in the evening as opposed to the morning; which actually worked out better for my schedule!

    The next evening we met at 17:00 outside the main entrance of Kapaleesewarar Temple. The tour lasted 2.5hrs and we walked around 7+ religious sites of historical and cultural significance. Most of the places are free entry, but the most expensive entry fee was for the Swarmi Vivekananda house for a mere 40 rupees (a must visit!)

    Our guide, Sharmini, was absolutely brilliant, fluent in English and extremely knowledgeable. Despite being a free tour, I tipped her 600 rupees.

    I was expecting a group of 15+ tourists, buy it was just me and my friend! This made the tour was super personable. Apparently they usually cap group sizes at ~4 people. Can't believe the professionalism considering 5his was a "Free tour". Definitely recommend!!
    Written 19 February 2020
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  • SSgirl
    5 contributions
    On Dec 26th, I did a Heritage Tour of Mylapore area in Chennai with Five Senses Tours. It was a great experience. We visited the famous Kapaleeshwar temple, Ramakrishna Math, Vivekananda House, Shirdi Saibaba temple, Santhome Cathedral Basilica and the Light House on Marina Beach. It was not exactly a walking tour (the tour was modified for me). I was picked up from my doorstep and dropped off at the same place. The guide was well informed and gave us the history and interesting facts of all the places visited. It was a spiritual experience and rounded off with a climb to the top of the Light House from which the view was breathtaking. I thoroughly enjoyed the tour and look forward to doing more such tours with Five Senses.
    Written 30 December 2018
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