Meander along the streets where the early chinese workers used to live, work and play. Visit the various religious sites to see how the different races co-existed. Savour delicious local delicacies that made Singapore so famous.When it comes to food. Chinatown complex has so much to offer that you will be left spoil for choices. Food is an intergral part of the singapore culture. Here you will see people eating round the clock cause its one of the locals biggest hobby. Eat and learn your way about singapore in this gastronomical journey.
Your gastronomical journey is never complete without a visit to the Maxwell hawker centre . This food centre was voted the most popular hawker centre in singapore by locals and foreigners alike. Hot favourite food includes. chicken rice, roasted pork, popiah and the list goes on. Amongst the stalls you will spot the heritage stall that have been operating for 70 years. If you are a fan of Gordon ramsay and Anthony bourdaine you will definitely be able to spot the infamous Tian Tian chicken rice stall with its long que. A testimony to its popularity.
Discover the unique culture of singapore through this walking food tour. Feel the diverse culture within chinatown and find out why it is also call “Niu Che Shiu” or bullock cart water amongst the locals. Be transported in time as we stroll through the cultural streets to the Singapore city gallery where we showcase the development of Singapore in fifty years since independence. Experience the planning that goes into developing this tiny nation into a modern day metropolis. Let this 4 hours tour open your eye to more of Singapore.
Our Singapore food tour begins at the heart of Chinatown. The Chinatown complex is the largest hawker centre in Singapore, with some 226 stalls. The wide selection of food may sound a little overwhelming. However, with our local expert by your side everything is a breeze. Your local guide will introduce you to the hawker centres and help you pick out some of the most authentic, tasty singapore treats. Savour the tasty popiah (fresh spring roll) and famous chicken rice. Follow by some mouth-watering chwee kueh (water rice cake) washed down with freshly crushed, ice cold sugar cane juice. As you eat, your guide will be telling you stories and trivia of Singapore along with information about the city’s rich culture. Learn how the food is being prepared and how they came about. This Singapore food tour is highly interactive – so do ask as many questions as you like and leave no stones unturned. We continue with our exploration of the chinatown complex with a visit to the wet market where you will find the freshest meat, sea food, vegetables and other cooking ingredients under one roof. Come face to face with exotic live produce such as frogs, eels and even turles which are all part of the Chinese delicacy for sale. After your indulgence with food and its sources, you are now ready to hit the streets of Chinatown to continue your Chinatown food adventure! Learn about the history of the early migrants in this unique enclave and how they came to settle and build their lives here. Experience how people from all places live in harmony in Chinatown as we pass by religious sites dotted along the same street. Learn why chinatown is also call ‘Niu Che Sui’ and why the oldest hindu temple is located here. We continue our Singapore food tours with more local delicacies. This time with a freshly brewed teh or kopi tarik (pull tea / coffee) and a taste of Singaporean fusion with a tasty roti prata and more delicious local delights. While you indulge in the food, your tour guide will continue to fill you in on a few final bits of local knowledge. We wind up our chinatown food tours with more Q & A and recommendation to other places of interest that you may like to visit for the rest of your stay in singapore. The Chinatown food adventure is truly a crash course to the singapore culture. You will complete the tour with all your food cravings satisfied along with lots of information on singapore to take home with.
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. The food is provided on a sharing basis and for general consumption only. ( If you have special requirements. Please seek clarification before booking the tour )
Exclusions: Alcoholic beverages, additional food, items of a personal nature, tips / gratuities for your guide.
Bookings are done online only ( No walk-ins )
All major credit card / Paypal accepted
Make bookings 48hours before the tour date
Group size 12 pax ( Max )
You will receive an acknowledgment email upon booking
You will receive a confirmation voucher once payment is successfully processed
Your Tour is only confirm upon receiving of confirmation voucher ( via email )
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Dress standard: This is a walking tour and guests will be exposed to elements such as sun and rain. Therefore, casual clothes and good walking shoes are appropriate. Tops with sleeves and bottoms covering the knees are necessary due to local customs at the temples. We also suggest you bring a hat, water, pack of tissues, and some money for personal purchases. A small umbrella is ideal in case of rain.
Rene was great and really immersed us into Singaporean food culture, along with history about Singapore itself. Fab day, couldn’t stop smiling the whole time
Singapore, April 10 2016
Ms Donna S.
Best thing we did in Singapore.
Singapore, March 27 2016
Mr. David T.
We thought the tour was excellent and exceeded our expectations. The guide was knowledgeable and interesting. The food was tremendous and we went back to some stall on our own. Please note that the date in the traveler feedback header is incorrect. Our tour is Jan 7, 2016.
Singapore Feb. 5, 2016
Mr Dave H.
Excellent tour – Rene was knowledgeable and enthusiastic. Learn a lot more about Singapore and tried a variety of new foods. Would highly recommend the tour.