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Peacock Trail Walking Tour in Mylapore provided by Storytrails India

Peacock Trail Walking Tour in Mylapore

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Overview
Benefit from a half-day walking tour of the vibrant Mylapore neighborhood in Chennai led by a local guide who shares insightful commentary about India’s history, daily life, and religious customs. See attractions such as San Thome Church and Kapaleeshwarar Temple, and learn about legends that speak of gods and demons. Your tour includes bottled water, and stops to sample typical South Indian snacks, and coffee or tea.
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Highlights
  • Walking tour proceeds at a leisurely pace suitable for most people
  • Headsets provided to hear the guide clearly
  • Includes tastings of popular snacks, and South Indian coffee or tea
  • Learn about the traditions of Chennai and 2,000-year old Mylapore
Important Information
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
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travellers can participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Chris L wrote a review 6 Dec
29 contributions2 helpful votes
My thanks to Lakshmi for her guiding and story telling on the peacock tour in Chennai. From the moment of meeting her she was warm, friendly and engaging, giving a rolling description of historical, cultural and entertaining stories throughout. The earpieces made it much easier
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Response from Storytrails I, Manager at Peacock Trail Walking Tour in Mylapore
Responded 6 days ago
Hello, Thank you for your lovely review. We are so glad that you thought the tour interesting and that it gave you an idea of the religious history of Chennai. On our part, we had a lovely time hosting you and would be happy to do so again. Do join us on more trails in either Chennai, or in Pondicherry, Madurai, Trivandrum and Mumbai. Cheers, The Storytrails Team
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Bahar Ghodsian wrote a review Nov 2019
3 contributions
Very enjoyable and informative tour. Our guide spoke impeccable English and had a good sense of humour too! Highly recommended.
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Date of experience: November 2019
Response from Storytrails I, Manager at Peacock Trail Walking Tour in Mylapore
Responded 3 weeks ago
Hello, Thank you for your review. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed the tour and found it so informative. We hope to see you again soon. We also run tours in Mumbai, Madurai, Pondicherry and Trivandrum. Cheers, The Storytrails Team
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Pradnya wrote a review Nov 2019
2 contributions
I was in Chennai with a group of 8 German colleagues and was looking for options for a short city tour for them. Nayantara from Storytrails conducted our walk around Mylapore and Santhome in the heart of Chennai. She did an excellent job of keeping her audience engaged with
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Date of experience: September 2019
Response from Storytrails I, Manager at Peacock Trail Walking Tour in Mylapore
Responded 4 weeks ago
Hello, Thank you for your review and recommendation. It is excellent to hear that you and your colleagues found our trail in Mylapore interesting and engaging. We were quite happy to host them, and would gladly do so again. Do consider coming back and doing more tours with us. We also have tours at Madurai, Mumbai, Trivandrum and Pondicherry. Cheers, The Storytrails Team
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Aditya Sreekumar wrote a review Oct 2019
11 contributions1 helpful vote
Had an delightful stroll through the alleys of Mylapore.The research that went into it is reflected in the stories they tell. I would highly recommend this trail.
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Response from Storytrails I, Manager at Peacock Trail Walking Tour in Mylapore
Responded 4 weeks ago
Hello, Thank you for leaving us a review. We are so glad you hear that you had a delightful time with us, and thank you for appreciating the research that goes into our trail- our researchers are thrilled :D Do come back and do more trails with us. We also run them in Madurai, Pondicherry, Trivandrum and Mumbai. Cheers The Storytrails Team
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MaryExeter_UK wrote a review Oct 2019
104 contributions29 helpful votes
Nayantara, who hails from Kerala, gained a degree in India and her Masters at University of Kent and had just returned from the Edinburgh Festival, was an amazing storyteller. Not least because of her background in contemporary performance - writing and performing! I enjoyed
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Date of experience: October 2019
Response from Storytrails I, Manager at Peacock Trail Walking Tour in Mylapore
Responded 2 Nov 2019
Hello, Thank you for your review. We are very so pleased that you enjoyed the tour with us, and that our guide was able to give you a unique experience. We'd be very happy to host you again. Do come back and take another tour in Chennai, or join us on tours in Madurai, Pondicherry, Trivandrum and Mumbai. Cheers, The Storytrails Team
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  • Duration: 3h
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