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Peacock Trail Walking Tour in Mylapore

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  • Peacock Trail Walking Tour in Mylapore
  • See the sites of Chennai and learn about local culture
  • Explore the city on foot
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Peacock Trail Walking Tour in Mylapore
From US$23.00
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Peacock Trail - Morning TourMost Popular
Morning departure for Peacock Trail Walking Tour in Mylapore.
US$23.00
Peacock Trail - Afternoon Tour
Afternoon departure for Peacock Trail Walking Tour in Mylapore.
US$23.00
Private tour Peacock trail PM
An exclusive, private tour of this popular walk in Mylapore hosted by a storyteller.
US$53.00
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Overview
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.
What to Expect
There are many stories hidden behind the mundane rituals of daily life. As you walk through Mylapore, you will discover that every sight you behold has a story to tell. Read the symbolism behind some everyday activities on the streets and you will find that spirituality here doesn’t just start and end within holy places.

We will meet outside of Rasi Silks in Mylapore at 8:30am for morning departure or 4:00pm for afternoon departure. The Peacock Trail is a relaxing, enjoyable walk through Mylapore that comes with a bundle of stories – stories of local life, of Gods and demons, of ancient customs and symbolism, and of Mylapore and Madras. You might find them amusing or baffling and the stories should also help you make sense of the sights you are visiting.

Why is it called the Peacock Trail? Well, of course there is a story, too. Visit the Kapaleeshwara Temple, the Santhome Church, and walk through the by-lanes of Mylapore with a storyteller during this 3-hour tour. The tour is mostly on foot with a short stretch in an auto-rickshaw (local tuk-tuk) that are arranged and included in the tour and it will end with south Indian refreshments.
Reviews (48)
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile
Fabulous walk along the Peacock Trail

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 3 days 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 3 weeks ago via mobile
Must do

I had an amazing time during this trip.. Loads of information you’d never find on a book guide, really friendly guide who replied to all my questions with a smile and really nice coffee and food at the end.. she also gave me suggestions about...More

Thank Marina D
Storytrails, Manager at Storytrails, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Marina, Thank you for leaving us a review and recommending our tour to others. We are glad you had a good time on our Peacock Trail- we had a lovely time showing you around. We also run tours in Pondicherry, Madurai and Trivandrum, so...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Informative and entertaining stories

This is my fifth trip to Chennai for business, and I have seen a lot of this city and India. However, I had an empty weekend and had just discovered Story Trails so decided to embark on a tour to learn something new. Akila was...More

Thank Davina M
Storytrails, Manager at Storytrails, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Davina, Thank you for leaving us a review. We are glad to have been able to liven up an empty weekend. We look forward to seeing you on more trails as well. We do other trials in Chennai, but also in Madurai, Trivandrum and...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Amazing bath into Induhism and Chennai culture

Every penny was worth it. You will get to know a lot about Induhism and Chennai culture and history while visiting two strategic locations in the region. The guide was awesome. 100% recommended.

1  Thank EzequielA227
Reviewed 11 September 2018
Amazing tour!

I do walking tours in almost every new location I travel to and Storytrails was one of the best. The guide was incredibly knowledgeable and the stories were great! I got to see and do a lot and learn about a new place in a...More

Thank Alicia B
Storytrails, Manager at Storytrails, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hello Alicia, Thank you for your review! We are so happy that you had a good time on your trail with us, and that you found the mic and headphones useful. We do many more tours in Chennai, and several others in Pondicherry, Madurai and...More

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Kumar S
7 July 2018|
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Response from Storytrails | Property representative |
Hello, Thank you for your interest in our tours. We would be happy to host you and your family. We have several kinds of trails, on an average they run to 2-3 hours. Our walks are more about stories, where we stop and share... More
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