Shopping and Bazaar trail in Chennai

Shopping & Fashion in Mudumalai Tiger Reserve

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Shopping in Chennai is a great way to imbibe the rich culture of this ancient city. On this Shopping in Chennai Tour you will get to visit a wholesale market for fruits, flowers and vegetables, a market dedicated to leather, antique and junk bazaar, Burma bazaar flea market, a fish market and an art and crafts shop.This is an all-inclusive trip where we take care of transport, lunch and the services of a full-time tour guide
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productPass By: Five Senses Tours, Chennai (Madras), Chennai District, Tamil NaduorientationStop At: Koyambedu Market6 AM- Our guide will pick up you from the hotel 630AM- Koyambedu wholesale market Over the next 1.5 hours we will walk through the lanes for flowers, fruits and vegetables. We begin at the flower market where 60 tons of flowers are sold every day. Roses, jasmine, marigold and firecracker flower are the fast selling varieties.Duration: 1 hour 30 minutesStop At: Burma Bazaar, Chennai (Madras), Chennai District, Tamil NaduLeather market- We visit a wholesale market for leather where traders visit from many parts of the world. Set up a few decades earlier, this market has emerged as a gateway to one of the most important leather manufacturing pockets of India. Shoppers love this market because of its reputation for products made from genuine leather.Flea market- Moore market is a flea market that has literally risen from the ashes. The original market with more than 800 stalls selling books, clothes and plastic goods was gutted in a fire in 1985. The shops were relocated to the present location and this flea market has become popular again. The market is a great place to shop for used books, junk & antiques and even gramophones!Burma Bazaar- We will visit Burma Bazaar, one of the most popular flea markets in Chennai. Set up for refugees from Burma, this bazaar today is great for good bargains on stationary, clothes, DVD’s, electronic items, software, perfumes and toys.Fish market- After visiting bazaars and flea markets, we now head to a fish market! This fish market is the most famous in Chennai and it supplies to all the hotels in the city. Located next to the Chennai Harbour, this is a great place to shop for seer, pomfret, prawn, shark, sardine, crab, silverbellies, carangids and mackerel.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: VTI ChennaiTraditional Art & Crafts EmporiumVictoria Technical Institute was established in 1887 to commemorate the golden jubilee celebrations of Queen Victoria. Today this institute promotes traditional handicrafts by scouting for artisans and craftsmen living in the remote areas, training them and providing a marketplace for their labour. It is a fantastic place for shopping for clothes, toys, wooden furniture and carvings, paintings, bronze sculptures and sandalwood items.1PM- Shopping in Chennai tour ends after we drop you back to your hotelDuration: 1 hour

What’s included

  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Entry/Admission - Koyambedu Market
  • Entry/Admission - Burma Bazaar
  • Entry/Admission - VTI Chennai

What’s not included

  • Drinks
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