What is it?
The pulse of any city is in its markets. This trail takes you through one such bustling marketplace. Georgetown. Let our stories walk you through these bylanes, where plenty of history, mythology and folklore intertwine to give you a glimpse of the living India.
Who is it for?
Perfect for: Everyone over the age of 12
Are you looking for a truly cultural and local experience where you get to explore the one of the busiest parts of Chennai city? If yes, book your spot for the Bazaar Trail now to wade through crowded markets, narrow lanes, chaotic traffic, and noisy hawkers.
Why we love this?
The sights you see are but a small part of her charm. To truly experience India, try sampling the local life, with its assortment of customs, traditions and stories. Storytrails was born with the idea of sampling India through her stories; Of taking their guests to savor local sights and sounds, but through the eyes of a storyteller; Of going beyond the sights themselves, and uncovering characters and customs that made these places come alive.
When it's offered?
All days except Sundays (subject to availability) | 8.00 am to 10.30 am or 4.00pm to 6.30pm
Prior booking necessary. Once you book a ticket, call us on 9841177748 or email us at email@example.com to schedule date and time to confirm the booking.
How long is it?
Approximately 2.5 hours
You will be joining an existing group that can have up to 10 people max. If you want a private tour for your group of friends/family/colleagues, call us on 9841177748 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to book a private tour.
Majestic buildings, fascinating history, vivid colours and mesmerizing images. We are talking about the same place. Surely, though, you were hooked by the first line?A pulse of any city is in its markets. Join Storytrails as we take you through one such market place in Chennai; to streets teeming with life and spilling over with colour, noise and exuberance. A visit to the heart of George Town is an experience you won’t forget in a hurry.
From being Black Town to becoming a bustling wholesale market – this place has seen it all. A market place where practically anything that can be legally sold can be bought for the right price. Would you like a pinch of exotic snuff? Or assorted nuts, peacock feathers, aromatic spices or simply dusters, buckets and screwdrivers.
Join us and let our stories walk you through these lanes, where history, mythology and folklore intertwine to give you a glimpse of the living India. Come, and be lost in a riot of colour and chaos.
Where it's located
Reporting Venue: Outside Anderson Church, NSC Bose Road, opposite the High court entrance, Parry’s Corner
What is included
Bottled water and refreshments (coffee/tea)
Mostly on foot. Auto rickshaws maybe use for small stretches (included in the tour price)
Age: All guests must be at least 12 years old
Proof of Purchase: Email or printed confirmation
What to wear
Wear something cool and summery as Chennai weather is quite humid. Since most of the tour is on foot, wear comfortable shoes. Please be advised to dress conservatively covering both your shoulders and legs (for women).
What to bring
Your own water bottle if you prefer and wear comfortable shoes.