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180° Art and Architectural Tour of Chennai

180° Art and Architectural Tour of Chennai

Visit the beaches and gardens of Chennai, and discover the natural side of this bustling Indian city on this sightseeing tour. Following a pickup at your Chennai hotel, spin to pretty Besant Nagar Beach and admire sweeping views over the coastal scenery. With a guidebook to lead the way, enjoy the peace and tranquillity of exploring the Huddleston Gardens and the local music scene at the Kalakshetra Dance School independently.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$51.98
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$51.98
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Traditional Tamil Brahmin Vegetarian Cooking Lesson with a Local in Her Home

Traditional Tamil Brahmin Vegetarian Cooking Lesson with a Local in Her Home

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Immerse yourself in Indian life and culture on this culinary tour in a local home in Chennai. Learn to prepare several South Indian vegetarian dishes, then sit down with your group and enjoy in the traditional way: on banana leaves. Dishes may include vegetable curry, sambar, rasam, or dosas. You'll learn much more about Indian cooking and culinary culture during this experience than you would by eating in local restaurants.
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  • 3 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$54.00
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$54.00
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Private 2-Day Tour to The Taj Mahal and Agra with Commercial Return Flights

Private 2-Day Tour to The Taj Mahal and Agra with Commercial Return Flights

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Visit India’s most iconic structure, the Taj Mahal, on this 2-day private tour from Pune to Agra. Enjoy comfort and convenience with all flights, transfers, and transportation arranged and included in the price of the tour. Visit the highlights of Agra such as the Agra Fort, Mehtab Bagh, local markets and more while learning about the history and culture of the city from your guide.
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  • 2 days
  • Taking safety measures
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$552.00
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$552.00
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Authentic Indian Cooking and Dining Experience with a Local in Chennai

Authentic Indian Cooking and Dining Experience with a Local in Chennai

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Punjabi cuisine is enjoyed across India for its delicate flavors and spice balances, but getting the recipes right every time isn’t easy. On this cookery experience in Chennai, visit the home of a local chef and prepare a delicious 4-course meal of delicacies such as Tikka Masala or Tandoori Paneer. Under the watchful eye of your host, explore Punjab’s diverse flavors and find out what makes this regional cuisine special.
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  • 2 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$19.49
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$19.49

Authentic South Indian Cooking Class and Vegetarian Meal with a Local in Chennai

Authentic South Indian Cooking Class and Vegetarian Meal with a Local in Chennai

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Plenty of visitors get to enjoy South Indian cooking, but few travelers learn how to master local delicacies. Get insider access to South India’s celebrated culinary culture, with recipes passed down over generations. Learn to cook traditional Tamil dishes with a local host, from paper-thin dosas to homemade mango pickles. You’ll also get to munch on the savory meal that you helped prepare, served on a banana leaf.
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  • 3 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$50.00
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$50.00
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Village Biking Day Tour in Mahabalipuram

Village Biking Day Tour in Mahabalipuram

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Escape the tourist track—and wake up those calf muscles—on this relaxing bicycle tour through rural Tamil villages. Learn about centuries-old traditions and lifestyles, from pottery-making to agricultural cultivation. Visit schools, temples, and farms, covering more sights in less time on two wheels. Tours include a tender coconut as a refreshing local snack.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$35.00
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$35.00
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2-Night Private Taj Mahal and Agra Tour from Cruise Port

2-Night Private Taj Mahal and Agra Tour from Cruise Port

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Experience this 2-night and 3-days overland adventure that gives you the opportunity to make a pilgrimage to the Taj Mahal, India's most famous architectural wonder. After pick-up from Port you’ll fly to Delhi and driven to the bustling streets of Agra where you’ll see the Taj Mahal at sunrise and sunset. This guided tour gives you insight into Agra, a city famous for its Unesco World Heritage sites which include the Taj Mahal, Agra Fort and Mehtab Bagh Garden. The private tour includes either 5 star and 4 star accommodation (depending on option selected when booking), domestic flights, private car and driver, private local tour guides, breakfast, all entrance fees and bottled water.
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  • 3 days
  • Taking safety measures
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$852.00
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$852.00
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Trip to Visit Vedanthangal Bird Sanctuary from Chennai

Trip to Visit Vedanthangal Bird Sanctuary from Chennai

Escape the urban bustle of Chennai and head out to Vedanthangal, a serene bird sanctuary that attracts migratory birds ranging from blue-winged teal to common sandpiper. With this day trip, you'll get round-trip transportation from your hotel in an air-conditioned vehicle and the flexibility to leave early or stay a few hours.
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  • 5 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$77.97
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$77.97
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Mahabalipuram & Kanchipuram in a day from Chennai with Guide & pick up drop

Mahabalipuram & Kanchipuram in a day from Chennai with Guide & pick up drop

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Get a primer on Pallava-style architecture on this full-day private tour to Mahabalipuram and Kanchipuram. Benefit from personal attention and the ability to travel at your own pace while visiting the Ekambareswar and Kailasanathar temples, then a local saree weaver. Moving on to the port of Mahabalipuram, see the Five Rathas, the shore temple, and Arjuna's Penance, learning about them through guided commentary.
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  • 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$135.00
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$135.00
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Chennai City Sightseeing Tour

Chennai City Sightseeing Tour

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Chennai is full of old heritage buildings, from ancient Pallava-era temples to colonial-era churches and public buildings constructed under British rule. This tour takes you to some of the most interesting structures, from the 7th-century Kapaleeswarar Temple to the 20th-century Ripon Building, all in the comfort of an air-conditioned vehicle.
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  • 4 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$36.00
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$36.00
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Peacock Trail Walking Tour in Mylapore

Peacock Trail Walking Tour in Mylapore

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Explore Chennai's Mylapore neighborhood with a local guide and learn about the rituals of daily life, hear stories of gods and demons, and gain a deeper understanding of local customs and traditions. This popular walking tour showcases the highlights and the history of this incredible city and is not to be missed.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$25.13
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$25.13

Trip to Visit Arignar Anna Zoological Park in Chennai

Trip to Visit Arignar Anna Zoological Park in Chennai

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Visit the Arignar Anna Zoological Parkon a private full-day tour from Chennai. The zoo is home to about 170 species of mammals, reptiles and birds, along with a variety of plant life, including rare species including the Bengal tiger, white tiger, European brown bear, and Muscovy duck. This private tour makes it easy to take in one of the largest zoos in South Asia, and includes hotel pickup and drop-off in Chennai.
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  • 5 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$51.98
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$51.98
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Surfing and Paddle Boarding in Chennai

Surfing and Paddle Boarding in Chennai

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Spend the day on the open water with this surfing and paddle boarding excursion at India's first accredited surf school. Enjoy a safe and fun day riding the ways after some expert instruction from professional teachers. Feel the rush of adrenaline as you take to the waters of Tamil Nadu with this fun-filled day of water sports.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$25.65
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$25.65

An extraordinary - UNESCO Monuments Tour to Mahabalipuram from Chennai

An extraordinary - UNESCO Monuments Tour to Mahabalipuram from Chennai

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Travel by private, climate-controlled vehicle to Mahabalipuram, the seaside Tamil Nadu city famous for its UNESCO-listed rock-cut caves and monuments. See impressive, three-dimensional illustrations of the Mahabharata—India’s national epic—cut from colossal stones, and marvel at the ancient coastal Shore Temple. Tours include complimentary hotel pickup and drop-off in Chennai.
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  • 7 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$42.62
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$42.62
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Cook and Dine with a Local Family in Chennai

Cook and Dine with a Local Family in Chennai

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Indian cuisine contains a lot of regional variety, and travelers to Chennai can learn all about the food of Bengal during this home-based cooking class. Your instructor is an experienced home cook rather than a professional chef, so you’ll be introduced to dishes that you can recreate simply at home. Enjoy eating your creations together afterwards, and learn about ordinary life in India through your hostess.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$26.67
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$26.67

Bazaar Trail Walking Tour in George Town

Bazaar Trail Walking Tour in George Town

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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.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$25.13
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$25.13

Day trip to Pondicherry from Chennai

Day trip to Pondicherry from Chennai

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Gallic culture and history is alive and well in the old French colony of Pondicherry, a short day trip from Chennai. With this day tour, you'll not only get to walk through the historic old city, but you'll also get to visit Auroville, a gargantuan international community that has been bringing generations of people from around the world to live together in harmony since it was founded in the 1960s.
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  • 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$173.89
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$173.89
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Private 2-Day Tour to Taj Mahal Agra from Chennai with Commercial Return Flights

Private 2-Day Tour to Taj Mahal Agra from Chennai with Commercial Return Flights

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Experience the splendor of the Taj Mahal and its surrounding historic monuments with this private two-day tour from Chennai, complete with airfare and hotel lodging. During the course of your trip, you'll not only get to see the Taj Mahal, the nearby Agra Fort, and the Taj-view gardens of Mehtab Bagh, but you'll also have plenty of time for shopping for local handicrafts.
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  • 2 days
  • Taking safety measures
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$572.00
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$572.00
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Learn to Cook Traditional South Indian cuisine at the Chennai seashore

Learn to Cook Traditional South Indian cuisine at the Chennai seashore

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This is a special opportunity to visit a traditional South Indian Chettiar home near the Chennai seashore. Get picked up from your Chennai hotel and drive out of Chennai to reach Kamala's home located 5 minutes from the sea. Relax in her charming home and learn to cook South Indian dishes with an expert home cook. Kamala will teach you to make 2-3 dishes (including how to pour dosas) before you sit down together to enjoy a typical South Indian meal. You might try dishes such as Chettinad chicken, minced mutton nuggets, egg dosa, fish curry, jackfruit masala, and one of our favorites, piping hot dosas (roasted, rice pancakes) fresh off the griddle, all served on a fresh banana leaf. Please note that this home is a 45 minute drive from the heart of Chennai, located midway between Chennai and Mahabalipuram, a popular tourist destination. Her home is also 20 minutes away from Dakshinachitra, a beautiful open-air museum of South Indian heritage and culture.
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  • 3 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$51.29
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$51.29
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Private Tour: Pondicherry Day Trip from Chennai

Private Tour: Pondicherry Day Trip from Chennai

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Escape the kinetic energy of urban Chennai on this private daylong tour of Pondicherry. Gain insider’s insight into the spiritual heritage of this region with a stop at Sri Arubindo Ashram and learn more about its colorful cultural heritage on a visit to Pondicherry Museum. Listen in as your personal guide shares stories and trivia about its French colonial past, and search for hints of this ancient rule in the language, food and people of the region. Finally, journey to Auroville, where you’ll visit the domed Matrimandir temple where Integral yoga is practiced and learn more about the spiritual community that surrounds it.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$126.00
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$126.00
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Rugweaving

Rugweaving

This is an ancient art being brought to light and also a way to create awareness for a dying art. We support 650 weaving families.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$15.39
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$15.39

Full Day Tour of Chennai with Guide and Lunch

Full Day Tour of Chennai with Guide and Lunch

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Spend your day exploring Chennai's cultural hub of Mylapore, with this day tour. Your morning will be spent visiting the iconic 7th-century Kapaleeshwar Temple and the San Thome Basilica, followed by a traditional South Indian lunch in a local restaurant and visit the shrine at Ramakrishna Math, followed by a visit to the 17th-century Fort Saint George before returning to your hotel.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$97.44
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$97.44
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Trip to Visit Sripuram Golden Temple from Chennai

Trip to Visit Sripuram Golden Temple from Chennai

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Visit one of India’s most impressive, contemporary-built temples on this full-day tour of Sri Lakshmi Narayani Golden Temple, with round-trip transportation from Chennai. Explore a unique architectural wonder, landscaped in the shape of a five-pointed star and covered in real gold foil. Tours include hotel pickup and drop-off, plus stops at Jalakandeswarar Temple and Vellore Fort.
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  • 10 to 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$83.16
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$83.16
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Authentic Indian Cooking and Dining Experience with a Local in Chennai

Authentic Indian Cooking and Dining Experience with a Local in Chennai

Learn to cook like a local, from a local, on this intimate experience that’s limited to just four travelers. Join Reeta, a passionate home cook, in her kitchen and prepare an authentic feast, including chapati flatbreads, vegetarian main dishes, and appetizers. Learn the tips and tricks of Indian cooking then explore local culture as you dine with Reeta and family. Choose between lunch and dinner options to suit your schedule.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$27.70
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$27.70

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