UNESCO Hawker Centre Street Food Tasting Tour in 3 Ethnic Neighbourhoods

Duration: 5 hours
Destination: Singapore, Singapore, Singapore

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  • 5 hours
  • Singapore
  • E-Voucher
  • Lowest Price
  • Cancellable


This exciting tour brings you to the ethnic neighbourhoods of Chinatown, Little India and Kampong Gelam. You will learn about their history, people, culture & heritage, which are what make Singapore uniquely diverse.
You will experience the everyday lives of the locals not only through sight and sound, but also through your taste buds. We will visit UNESCO inscribed hawker centres and sample authentic local cuisines and drink, some of which have been passed down from generations and are fast diminishing due to the lack of family successors continuing with the trade.
To experience the local experience even further, we will also be taking public transportation between the different ethnic quarters, which are efficient, convenient and comfortable.
This tour will help you understand how the locals live their lives, which reflects Singapore's unique multi-racial and cultural lifestyle, and at the same time fill your stomachs with really amazing food and drink.

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Chinatown, Crot Trengganu, Singapore 048942 Singapore

Your tour is a fun and educational discovery of 3 ethnic neighbourhoods: Chinatown, Little India and Kampong Gelam.

In Chinatown, you will learn more about the lives of early Chinese immigrants who flocked here in large numbers due to the vibrant community and work opportunities. Businessmen, traders, craftsmen, hawkers and peddlers sought to make a living here. While some found success, many others found themselves succumbed to vices like opium, gambling and prostitution. Remnants of these memories can still be found along the streets of Chinatown and you will get the opportunity to relive the lives of the past in the present day.

Duration: 1 hour 10 minutes

Stop At: Kampong Glam, Singapore Singapore

Your tour is a fun and educational discovery of 3 ethnic neighbourhoods: Chinatown, Little India and Kampong Gelam.

In Kampong Gelam, you will learn more about how this place came about and that Malay royalty used to govern Singapore, whose palace used to stand in the grounds. Be enthralled by the grand Sultan Mosque that still continues to attract Muslims from all over the island. It is an important focal point for religious, cultural and social activities. During the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan, this area transforms into a popular night market with numerous food stalls as Muslims gather to await the prayer call to break their fast at sunset.

Duration: 1 hour 10 minutes

Stop At: Little India, Serangoon Road, Singapore Singapore

Your tour is a fun and educational discovery of 3 ethnic neighbourhoods: Chinatown, Little India and Kampong Gelam.

In Little India, you will be absorbed in the vibrancy of colour, sight and sound of flower markets, traditional clothing stores, fruit stalls, incense shops and Hindu temples that still continue to revolve around the lives of the Indian community today. You will feel like you have been transported to another place as your guide shares with you more about the history of the coloured streets, the trades and opportunities that inspired the early Indian community to move here from the original Little India located elsewhere.

Duration: 1 hour 10 minutes

  • Food tasting
  • Bottled water
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (Option)
  • Alcoholic Beverages - Beer only
  • MRT (Subway) and/or public buses with guidance on how to use it
  • Professional & accredited host with stories to share

  • Gratuities
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 2 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • A maximum of 6 people per booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Not recommended for travelers with dietary restrictions
  • Not recommended for travelers who are vegetarians as experience will be compromised
  • Not recommended for travelers with children in prams
  • Not recommended for travelers with Personal Mobility Aids / Devices
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travelers
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Face masks provided for travelers
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
  • COVID-19 vaccination required for guides
Departure Point


Traveler pickup is offered
We have a hotel pickup option and will meet you at the lobby. Kindly indicate the hotel name in your booking. Alternatively you can also choose to meet us at the starting point which is at the MRT station. Kindly contact us for more information.

Return Details

Returns to original departure point

Voucher info

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


5 hours

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

User's Reviews


08 Jun, 2022

Fantastic food and great day out! Gerry & his wife were fantastic.. fun & easy to get along with. We shared a lot of laughs that day. Would highly recommend to anyone looking to eat good food and learn about some culture in Singapore :)


05 Jun, 2022

It was a memorable tour because it was spent with new friends over tasty food and beer. Learned a lot about Singapore's past with the three different ethnic groups. Gerry our tour guide was knowledgeable as he was entertaining. Had an enjoyable evening.


29 May, 2022

The whole experience was great, Gerry was super friendly and very knowledgeable. He made the tour relaxed and provided us with some great food and drink from different areas of Singapore. Worth every penny.


28 May, 2022

gerry really made the tour interesting. Very intelligent likeable guy. Great knowledge of the area's. Plenty of food and beers ! Totally reccomend !


25 May, 2022

This was a great experience! Highly recommend to anyone who wants to see the real Singapore. I recommend doing towards the beginning of your trip to learn how to navigate the ethnic and food cultures.

User's Picture Gallery


Us and our American friends, with our hosts, Gerry and Jo in the background






Zam Zam Singapore


Katong Laksa


Two different noodles in one dish


Making Putu Piring


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