Singapore Private Food and Culture Tour

Duration: 5 hours
Destination: Singapore, Singapore, Singapore
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  • 5 hours
  • Singapore
  • E-Voucher
  • Lowest Price
  • Cancellable

Overview

A 5-hour food & cultural tour that allows you to immerse yourself into the 4 major ethnic groups in Singapore through food, culture, arts and heritage.

More than just a melting pot of cultures, Singapore offers a unique blend of experiences and food that are shaped by its multi-cultural community. Let us bring you on a sense-awakening journey into Singapore's main ethnic quarters as well as the authentic local neighbourhoods of Bugis & Orchard. Immerse in the local culture, taste delicious food delights, be wowed by the thriving arts scene and learn more about our unique heritage! A not to be missed for cultural aficionados!

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Chinatown, Crot Trengganu, Singapore 048942 Singapore

There is no one face that fits all Singaporeans. Racial diversity is the essence of being a Singaporean. Discover, through architecture, heritage and culture, how the local lives, where local eats, what locals do; with the assimilation of olden days trades and modern times occupations.

The Tour starts off by an Introduction of why and how our Ethnic Quarters were formed, and what were the changes over the years.

The first stop would be at Chinatown we showcase the Chinese culture, a brief introduction to the history of the area. Expect heart wrenching stories of labourers and vices of life.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Kreta Ayer Square, Trengganu Street, Singapore Singapore

Learn about the square and its surrounding, including visiting Chinatown Complex with its popular hawker centre and wet market.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Chinatown Street Market, Chinatown, Pagoda Street, Trengganu Street, Sago Street, Smith Street, Singapore 050005 Singapore

Learn about the different kinds of "must-try" local food in Singapore

Duration: 30 minutes

Pass By: Sago Street (Street Of The Dead), Chinatown, Singapore Singapore

Learn about the history of the street and its past stories of early immigrants.

Pass By: Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum, 288 South Bridge Road, Singapore 058840 Singapore

Photo-taking opportunity

Pass By: Chinatown Heritage Centre, 48 Pagoda Street, Singapore 059207 Singapore

Learn about what the heritage centre is about

Stop At: Little India, Serangoon Road, Singapore Singapore

Little India welcomes you to the scent of curries and sight of garlands as we appreciate the Indian culture. You will be introduced to the difference in North and South Indian traditions and cuisine.

Duration: 1 hour

Pass By: House of Tan Teng Niah, 37 Kerbau Road Gholia's Village Gholia’s Village, Singapore 219168 Singapore

Photo-taking opportunity

Stop At: Tekka Centre, 665 Buffalo Road Zhujiao Centre (Tekka Market) 210665 Singapore, Singapore 210665 Singapore

Learn about its location and the different kinds of "must-try" local food in Singapore

Duration: 1 hour

Pass By: Little India Arcade, 48 Serangoon Rd, Singapore 217959 Singapore

Venue is pointed out to visit after the tour

Pass By: Campbell Lane, Singapore Singapore

Learn about its location and vicinity

Pass By: 5 Campbell Lane Indian Heritage Centre, Singapore 209924 Singapore

Venue is pointed out to visit after the tour

Stop At: Kampong Glam, Singapore Singapore

The last stop of the tour would be at Kampong Glam. This Ethnic Quarter comprises not only the Malay culture, but also the modern cosmopolitan culture of our "Hispter Lane" and the row of exciting artisan cafe and bespoke bars.

We will end the tour at Bugis where you are free to fill the rest of the day with your prefered activities; be it Shopping, sipping on a Cocktail, hunting down those Insta-Worthy shots, wolving down more Food, or a quick Massage, Bugis has it all!

Duration: 1 hour

Pass By: Malay Heritage Centre, 85 Sultan Gate, Singapore 198501 Singapore

Venue is pointed out to visit after the tour

Pass By: Sultan Mosque, 3 Muscat Street Masjid Sultan, Singapore 198833 Singapore

Photo-taking opportunity

Pass By: Arab Street, Singapore 199669 Singapore

Venue is pointed out to visit after tour

Pass By: Jamal Kazura Aromatics, 21 Bussorah Street, Singapore 199439 Singapore

Venue is pointed out to visit after the tour

Inclusions
  • English-speaking local guide
  • 7 to 8 local ethnic food dishes
  • Drinks
  • Public transport (MRT & Bus)
  • Hotel transfers (when pick up & drop off option is selected)
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges

Exclusions
  • Hotel transfers (unless pick up & drop off option is selected)
  • Optional food & drinks
  • Personal expenses
  • Guide tipping
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Child is 3 to 12 years old. Infant below 3 years old is free-of-charge.
  • Tour is not suitable for guests with dietary restrictions or require walking assistance.
  • Guests are advised to be punctual.
  • Tour operates rain or shine.
  • Please bring along poncho/umbrella and water to stay hydrated.
  • Dress code is casual with comfortable footwear.
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Moderate amount of walking is required, including outdoors.
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
  • Our tour guides also have the right to reject guests from joining the tour should they be assessed to be unwell.
Departure Point

205 New Bridge Rd, Singapore 059430

Traveler pickup is offered
Departure Point
- Chinatown MRT Station - Exit A (Street Level)
- OR, Preferred pick-up location 30 minutes before start time (when pick-up & drop-off option is selected)

Airports

  • Changi Airport, Airport Boulevard, Singapore Singapore


Ports

  • Marina Bay Cruise Centre Singapore, 61 Marina Coastal Dr, Singapore 018947
  • Singapore Cruise Centre, 1 Maritime Square, Singapore 099253



Return Details

Aft Bugis Stn Exit C, Singapore

Voucher info

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Duration

5 hours

For a full refund, cancel at least 3 days in advance of the start date of the experience.

User's Reviews

Jillian_A

05 Jun, 2022

Loved our tour so much! We learnt a lot about Singapore’s wonderful multicultural community and the food experiences were really wonderful! James, our guide was knowledgeable, interesting and fun. He tailored our tour to fit our interests perfectly. Loved it!

Jackson10000

25 May, 2022

We had the honor of having a tour with Lou while in Singapore. We wanted to see all of the best Hawkers and Lou gave us a wonderful tour! He knew the ins and outs of the spots and gave us the insight of a local, not only on food, but also on cultural spots we saw while on the tour. I am so happy we made the decision to do the tour and we were paired with Lou. I highly recommend it to anyone visiting Singapore and I can’t wait to return!

vishaaaa

17 May, 2022

I had a lot of fun trying out the local dishes with my friends as we learned more about the history of these locations! The tour guide Darius was very knowledgeable and let us in on secret sites. Definitely recommend everyone to try this tour even if you're a tourist or local!

Lyn_M

10 May, 2022

Our guide Anthony was fantastic! We had just one full day to tour Singapore and he delivered! As an amazing cultural ambassador, we learned so much about the history, the people, the architecture, food, and he did a great job tailoring the tour for us. The choice of sights/stops were exceptional, and I thoroughly enjoyed the historical context he provided. The food stops and tailored meal choices were marvelous and delicious! The experience was one I’m sure we will always treasure. Thank you so much Anthony for your expert guidance! Highly recommend Anthony and this tour!

dh2005

04 Aug, 2020

We did the Chinatown tour as part of a recent Staycation. Even though we've been to Chinatown many times in the past it was great to get a different view of it and find out more about the history and background. Our guide, Bas, was very knowledgeable and showed us some great 'hidden secrets' that we will enjoy taking our friends and relatives to when they have the opportunity to visit again. A very worthwhile tour and even though you may live here it's great to put your 'tourist' hat on for a while and see the area from a different angle.

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