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Story-based walking tours and short excursions that zig-zag through the beat and the pulse of the city; from its oldest parts to its busy bazaars, through dance and art to its rural heart. Unlike sight-seeing tours, these trails focus on the...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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21/2, TTK Road, 1st Cross, | Sriram Nagar,, Chennai (Madras) 600018, India
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Lakshmi, my guide for the evening, was very enjoyable. She exudes enthusiasm while pointing out interesting aspects of the trail and answering questions. She enjoys a friendly relationship with many in the bazaar, which increases the general comfort level of the tour and opens up...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Extremely pleasant walking trail with a very knowledgeable guide. Well worth doing if you want to know more about the history of Chennai.

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Thank Russell K
Reviewed 5 days ago

Thanks Lakshmi for helping me understand so much more about Hindu customs and revealing so much of the rich Mylepore history. LOVED your tour!More

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Thank Suems567
Storytrails, Manager at Storytrails, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hello, Thank you for leaving us a review. We are glad you learned so much about Mylapore and had a good time on the tour. We also do tours in Madurai, Pondicherry and Trivandrum, so do look us up if you're ever visiting. Cheers, The...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

I have lived in Chennai for a decade and have heard that Parrys is an area where you cant even think of stepping in...with Storytrails' expedition, we gathered courage to witness the busiest wholesale market of Chennai...and we cannot go wrong when are with Ms....More

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Thank Akanksha J
Storytrails, Manager at Storytrails, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Akanksha, Thank you leaving us this lovely review. We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your tour and got so much out of it. We are thrilled to have been able to introduce you to the wonders of north Chennai :) We...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

For the past few years, Storytrails has been helping our school Discover India week, showing students the various cultures and customs of Chennai. Together, we explored the bustling bazaar, farms and country roads, we've sautéed spices, and sen the architectural blueprints of the city. Storytrails...More

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Thank llisa
Storytrails, Manager at Storytrails, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hello, Thank you for leaving us a review. It's lovely to hear that you've gotten the most out of all the trails you've done with us. It has been our pleasure to host you and the students. We can't wait to host you again either!...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Several visits to Chennai notwithstanding, this was a first time walk around the Mylapore area and a visit to the Kapaleeswarar temple. Absolutely delightful stories and descriptions of the history and traditions of this bustling historic temple town and erstwhile trading port town, by our...More

Thank MTHUD
Storytrails, Manager at Storytrails, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello, Thank you for leaving us a review. It's lovely to hear that you enjoyed our stories. We also do tours in Madurai, Pondicherry and Trivandrum, so do let us know if you're visiting and we'd be happy to host you again. Cheers, The Storytrails...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you want real local, cultural and historical perspective of Mylapore then this is time and money very well spent.More

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Thank afw943
Storytrails, Manager at Storytrails, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello, Thank you for your review. We are happy you enjoyed your walk with us- and that you enjoyed all the perspectives we try to provide. We also do tours in Madurai, Pondicherry and Trivandrum, so do let us know if you're ever visiting. Cheers,...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did two Storytrails tours in Chennai: British Blueprints and the Bazaar trail. Both were excellent, with delightful and knowledgeable guides. The British Blueprints ended up being mainly in the car, apart from walking around Fort St. George, because of the crowds that weekend. The...More

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Thank daviddabroad
Storytrails, Manager at Storytrails, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear David, Thank you for leaving us a review. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed both your trails with us. We Ioved hosting you and we hope to see you again soon. We also run trails in Pondicherry, Madurai and Trivandrum, so do...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a truly delightful time learning from our guide as we walked through the busy streets of Georgetown, Chennai. She was knowledgeable, friendly and very fun to be with! She readily answered our questions and kept us thoroughly entertained. She taught me many things...More

Thank Vfox93
Storytrails, Manager at Storytrails, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello, Thank you for leaving us a review. We are happy that you had a good time on your trail with us, and that we could tell you more about the city. We had a fun time hosting you and would be more than happy...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing day with Lakshmi, the guide, she is lovely and explains everything in details and speak perfect English, we were a group of three so relatively small felt like we had a private guide, it was a beautiful old bazaar, highly recommend her, she is...More

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Thank Marjaneh K
Storytrails, Manager at Storytrails, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello, Thank you for leaving us a review. It's so good to hear that you enjoyed our trail, and that we will see you on more of them. We had a great time hosting you, so if you're ever back in Chennai or visiting Pondicherry,...More

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Floyd C
Hey Staff of Storytrails, I'll be there tomorrow morning and wondering if you'll be free to capture some captivating, dynamic content to best illustrate the charms of Chennai. I would personally film content based on your preferences and what you like since I don't have any particular places I've decided to see for sure. That being said the irony of it all is that my job involves travelling as I am a flight attendant and I have recently begun vlogging. After a month my employer saw my videos and asked if they could use it on the company intranet to motivate other colleagues to go out and venture in every destination we go to so this would be a good way to advertise your contact details as there is always one set of cabin crew who stay in Chennai every day. Here's my channel so you can get a glimpse of what I do: TheFloydChronicles is the name of my Youtube channel if you want to see how I've collaborated with tour guides before. That being said, I'll be there on the 7th and was wondering if you or someone you know would be available for to creating a dynamic video on what to do if you had one day in Madras. So tell me if you'll be free on that day if you're in Chennai and what and we'll see if we can move forward from there and of course we'll be plugging all your social media links if I'm lucky enough to do this video with you. Thank you for your help and hope to hear from you soon. Kind regards Floyd
6 June 2018|
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Response from Storytrails | Property representative |
Hey Floyd, Thank for getting in touch with us. Unfortunately we do have a policy where in we don't allow videos on our trails as it makes guests uncomfortable. You are however welcome to join one of our trails. The... More
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Response from Roger M | Reviewed this property |
You will need to check with the Indian authorities. I believe that they may have different rules for their expats.
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