3 Hours Walking tour itinerary for Singapore: Embark On Chinatown Food Adventure
Discover the fascinating world of hawker centres in this Singapore food tour and experience the charm of traditional Chinatown in the heart of the cosmopolitan area. Feast on typical goodies like rice cakes, poh piah (fresh spring roll), chicken rice, and more.
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 into existence, and why this tradition is so close to the Singaporean 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 will hit the streets of Chinatown!
As we continue to tour Singapore, we will learn about the history of the early migrants in this area, and how they came to settle and build their lives here.
You will 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 will 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 will 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 will finish up our Singapore tour with a freshly brewed tea 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.
Food and drinks. (no alcohol)
Ever wondered what the food culture in Singapore is like? Or perhaps why Singaporeans calls their Chinatown ‘Niu Che Sui’? Or just what the heck a hawker centre is anyway?! Join this Chinatown food tour in Singapore to leave no stone, rice cake, or popiah unturned and learn all about one of the most unique neighbourhoods in Singapore.
Learn all about the origins of Singapore’s diverse Chinatown neighbourhood and how the early migrants came to live there.