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Overview

Discover the cultural melting pot of Singapore with visits to the Malay, Indian and Chinese enclaves by the traditional trishaw and a foodie tour. Get to taste traditional snacks and and learn about how different and similar these three main ethnic groups are. 

Trip Highlights

Multicultural Singapore

Discover multicultural Singapore

Walk and take a traditional three-wheel trishaw to discover the multicultural ethnic enclaves of the city. 

Cruise down Singapore River

Hop on a bumboat and cruise down Singapore River with sights of a bustling nightlife complete with a seafood dinner.

Savour iconic delicacies

Indulge in the famous mouthwatering chilli crab dish, a must-have among the locals, sip on a typical cup of tea and try local indian flat bread.

Itinerary

1

Arrival - Culinary Journey of Singapore

This evening’s tour begins 18:00 at a popular local food centre. Meet with the guide at the hotel and hop onto the MRT to Chinatown station. Find a seat among this local foodie’s paradise.

First, tuck in to a refreshing craft beer from various parts of the world - watch scenes of locals everyday lives - and if up for it, buy some snacks from the local stalls (A pint of craft beer is included but additional food is at guests own cost.)

Then, walk over to the famous Buddha Tooth Relic Temple in the beautiful evening light and see the senior locals wind down the day with a game of chinese chess. This is a great photo opportunity and chance to interact with the locals.

Learn about the Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and stroll through its amazing interior if desired.

Then take a short walk to the famous Chinatown Food Street. Along the way, see a variety of stalls selling unique souvenirs and purchase some to bring home if desired.

Stay for dinner at Chinatown Food Street. Choose from the variety of street food ranging from chicken satay, barbecue seafood delights and local beers. (Please note: Food and standard drinks are included. Beers will be at guests own cost.)  

After having a fill with dinner, head off for a cooling bowl of local dessert. Choose from flavours like mango shaved ice, chendol (coconut and palm sugar dessert) or for the adventurous, durian flavoured desserts.

Around 22:00, hop back on the MRT and return to the hotel or choose to continue to explore the nightlife of bustling Chinatown.  

2

Morning Ethnic Tour by Trishaw - Departure

Breakfast at the hotel before checking out of the hotel to embark on a half day ethnic tour on trishaw.

This morning at 10:00 be picked up by the guide and driver to begin the tour at Kampong Glam to learn and understand more about the Malay culture. Take a walk in Arab Street to view the magnificent Sultan Mosque. Stroll along the area to see the different shops selling traditional Arab-Muslim food and merchandises.

Stop for a taste of the local teh tarik  - a sweetened tea drink made with condensed or evaporated milk. milk. Traditionally the tea is tarik'ed (pulled) by successive pouring from one container/cup to another. With some luck, get to watch a teh tarik demonstration.

Next, hop onto a trishaw, a traditional mode of transportation back in the olden days. Take a trishaw tour through BugisLittle India, the heartland of Indian communities. Take in the many colours and exotic scents of spices while riding pass the streets.

Hop off the trishaw for a light snack in Little India. Savour the local favourite roti prata, a south Indian flat bread made by frying stretched dough flavoured with ghee (clarified butter). Crispy on the outside, soft on the inside, roti prata is usually served with fish or mutton curry and hits all the spot every time.

(Please note: Trishaws are subject to availability. Vehicle transfer to Little India if trishaws are unavailable.)

At 14:00 return to the hotel, pick up the luggage and transfer to the airport for the onward flight. 

Important Information

Our services include:

  • Transportation with driver by private air conditioned vehicle and water provided in the car where mentioned.
  • Service of English speaking local guide
  • All entrance fees and activities as mentioned.
  • Meals as specified (B= Breakfast, L=Lunch, D= Dinner).

Our services do not include:

  • Other meals than mentioned.
  • Other services than mentioned.
  • Personal travel Insurance.
  • Gratuities, personal expenses, drinks, and other items.
  • Other services not clearly indicated in the Package Inclusion above.
  • High seasonal surcharge for non-English speaking guide.

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