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This is a food walk in the Sowcarpet, to introduce you to the traditional cuisine of south India.Chennai’s tourist menus won’t give you a true perspective on the everyday foods enjoyed by locals. Step forward this small-group walking tour of the Sowcarpet Market: where a multitude of stalls serve the staples that keep Chennaites sustained. Let a guide navigate the market so you don’t get lost, taste popular foods at tried-and-trusted stands, and get the full lowdown on local delicacies that you wouldn’t hear on your own. Discover Chennai’s street foods on a Sowcarpet Market food walking tour Find and hear about dishes with a guide for insight, tips, and navigation Taste snacks such as savory chaats, and hear food trivia you’d miss alone All-you-can-eat street food tour, limited to 10 for personalized feel
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You'll start at
Joonus Sait & Sons
No.36, Rattan Bazaar Rd, Rattan Bazaar, George Town, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600003, IndiaWe will pick up you from Joonus Sait & Sons Shop entrance..
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    Sowcarpet
    Stop: 3 hours - Admission included
    Meet your guide outside of Joonus Sait and Sons at 4pm and start this 2.5-hour walking tour. The streets of Sowcarpet teem with shops selling food - from the exotic to the everyday. Walk through the market sampling some of the best local street food on offer - savory 'chaats', sweets and refreshing cold beverages. 'Murukku' sandwich, 'Thattu Idli' and 'Pal Kova' are some of the foods you might encounter on the trail. Learn about local food habits, customs, and superstitions, and take back home some fascinating trivia related to the origins and varieties of popular local foods. The food trail through the busy streets of Sowcarpet is guaranteed to be an assault on your senses. So come, if you are a complete foodie, obsessively adventurous and very, very hungry. The tour price includes all the street food you can eat on this trail. The tour ends at the same place where it started.
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You'll end at
Joonus Sait & Sons
No.36, Rattan Bazaar Rd, Rattan Bazaar, George Town, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600003, IndiaWe will pick up you from Joonus Sait & Sons Shop entrance..
See address & details
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Departure Point
Joonus Sait & Sons, No.36, Rattan Bazaar Rd, Rattan Bazaar, George Town, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600003, India
Duration
2h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Local guide
  • Food tasting
  • Snacks Beverages
  • Bottled water
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Entry/Admission - Sowcarpet
Exclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will 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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Daniel Babis wrote a review Mar. 2020
Montreal, Canada1 contribution
I had a blast touring the bustling Sowcarpet Market in Chennai with Rajesh. I'm a vlogger so Rajesh had to take extra time to allow me to properly film the shots that I wanted to capture, which he did. He also explained the important facts of the market and the food so that I
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from rajeshwtt, Manager at Food trail in Sowcarpet Market by Wonder tours
Responded 4 weeks ago
Hello, Thank you for your review. We are so happy that our Food tour was an outstanding experience for you. We look forward to seeing you again. We also doing South-Indian Multi-day tours in Tamilnadu,Pondicherry,Kerala,Karnataka. We are waiting to do more tours with you and it definitely gives you a Wonderful experience.. Cheers, The Wonder tours
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Resort28306401401 wrote a review Feb. 2020
1 contribution
good experience in sowcarpet food. low price and different types of food, (north indian/south indian) we can get.
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Date of experience: August 2019
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Response from rajeshwtt, Manager at Food trail in Sowcarpet Market by Wonder tours
Responded Feb. 4, 2020
Hello, Thank you for your review. We are so happy that our Food tour was an outstanding experience for you. We look forward to seeing you again. We also doing South-Indian Multi-day tours in Tamilnadu,Pondicherry,Kerala,Karnataka. We are waiting to do more tours with you and it definitely gives you a Wonderful experience.. Cheers, The Wonder tours
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Excellent food tour! True experience!
Had an amazing tour of the Sowcarpet market - a very authentic experience. The food was amazing and so much more th
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I did not get the tour others got
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Friendly and flexible
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