Your Singapore food fest will begin at the Chinatown complex, the largest hawker centre in Singapore, with over 220 stalls. With all those options, you may feel a little overwhelmed, but you’ll have a knowledgeable local by your side to show you the ropes.
Your guide will introduce you to the hawker centre and help you pick out some of the most authentic, tasty Singaporean treats. Savour the famous chicken rice along with delicious poh piah (fresh spring roll). Then try some mouth-watering local Chinese delights such as chwee kueh (water rice cake) with freshly crushed, ice cold sugar cane juice.
While you chow down on your food, your local guide will be sharing with you some Singapore history, information about the city’s rich culture, and some local know-how on how this food is prepared. You’ll also learn how hawker centres came to be, and why this tradition is so close to the Singaporeans’ hearts. This tour is interactive – we encourage you to ask your local guide plenty of questions about all that you can see and taste.
After our first dose of deliciousness, we’ll hit the streets of Chinatown! As we continue to tour Singapore, we’ll learn about the history of the early migrants in this area, and how they came to settle and build their lives here. You’ll experience how people from all kinds of places live in harmony in Chinatown as we pass by religious sites dotted along the same street. We’ll take a break from the Singapore heat and continue our food indulgence with a sweet, icy dessert called ice kacang (shaved ice with red beans and syrup), while your guide continues to tell you the fascinating tales of Chinatown. We’ll continue with a walk along Ann Siang Hill and learn how it is related to ‘Niu Che Sui’, visit the last remaining wells in modern Singapore, and head to Telok Ayer, where the early Chinese immigrants landed. Not to mention a visit to the oldest Chinese temple in Singapore – we like to pack plenty of action into our tours!
After all that exploration, we’ll finish up our Singapore tour with a freshly brewed teh or kopi tarik (pull tea / coffee) and a taste of Singaporean fusion with a tasty roti prata to complete our day tour. While you eat, your tour guide will fill you in on a few final bits of local knowledge, give you an opportunity to ask them any more burning questions you may have, and some tips and tricks for the rest of your time in the magical city of Singapore.
Inclusions: Local English speaking guide, food as referenced in itinerary, and non-alcoholic drinks. Please note that we may not be able to accommodate some guests with dietary concerns. To inquire as to whether the food available on the tour is suitable for you, please email email@example.com.
Exclusions: Alcoholic beverages, additional food, items of a personal nature, tips / gratuities for your guide.
Dress standard: Casual clothes and good walking shoes are appropriate. Tops with longer sleeves are preferred due to local customs. We also suggest you bring a hat, waterbottle, pack of tissues, and some money for personal purchases.
Your Trip: For your Urban Adventure you will be in a small group of a maximum of 12 people.
Confirmation of booking: If you have your voucher, your booking is confirmed. We'll see you at the start point.
Get in touch if you have any concerns or require more information via the email address or phone number (business hours only) on your voucher.
Additional Information: Food on the tour is provided on a sharing basis. Due to that, we may not be able to accommodate some guests with dietary concerns. To inquire as to whether the food available on the tour is suitable for you, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Child Policy: Children must be 6 years of age to 11 years inclusively. Children below the age of 6 are not permitted on this tour.