Private Food Trail in Sowcarpet Market by Wonder tours

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Duration: 2 hours

Departs: Chennai, Chennai

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

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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

What's Included

All taxes, fees and handling charges

Bottled water

Food tasting

Local guide

Snacks Beverages

What's Not Included


Hotel pickup and drop-off

Traveler Information

  • ADULT: Age: 12 - 90

Additional Info

  • Face masks provided for travellers
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Not recommended for travelers with spinal injuries
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Not recommended for travelers with poor cardiovascular health
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Temperature checks for travellers upon arrival

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.

What To Expect

Chennai District
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.

• Admission Ticket Free

Sowcarpet is a neighborhood in the northern part of Chennai, India. Sowcarpet is one of the oldest neighborhoods of the city with narrow streets and vintage buildings. It is a bustling commercial area of the city, and a range of wholesale markets are

• Admission Ticket Free

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