Ever wondered what the food in Singapore is like? Join this Singapore food tour through Chinatown to leave no stone, rice cake, or poh piah unturned.
- Explore the delights of Little India with a local guide by your side.
- Taste delectable Indian food such as vadai, thosai, and roti prata.
- Visit the stunning Sri Veeramakaliamman Temple.
- Learn about the captivating history of Little India and how it came to be a place for Indians to settle in Singapore.
- Watch up close the intricate art of flower garland-making.
This tour is priced for a minimum group size of two travellers. A solo traveller may still book this private experience but will be charged the base rate for two travellers.
- People Ages 10+
Tour of Little India, Singapore
Get a thrilling crash course in the sites, sounds and smells of vibrant Little India, one of Singapore’s most colourful and exciting neighborhoods, on this private half-day tour. Discover the fascinating history of Indians in the city, taste the best of their mouth-watering cuisine, visit a truly beautiful Hindu temple and get a local’s lowdown on the best things to see and do here. This mystical, multi-sensory experience is not to be missed!
Inclusions: Local, English-speaking guide, local food such as thosai, vadai and roti prata plus a non-alcoholic beverage of your choice
Exclusions: Additional food and drinks, souvenirs and personal shopping, tips/gratuities for your guide.
- Duration: 3 hours
- Meeting point: Inside the Farrer Park MRT station (North East/ Purple Line), next to the Passenger Service Office, Exit A. Lookout for a guide with signage.
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- Starting time: 9.00 AM, 2.00 PM
- Ending point: Inside the Farrer Park MRT station (North East/ Purple Line), next to the Passenger Service Office, Exit A
Your private Little India tour will begin with your local guide giving you the lowdown on the surrounding area and its multi-faceted history.
After putting the area into context, it’s time to explore! As we make our way through this ethnic neighbourhood you’ll see a mix of traditional trade shops and designer boutiques and hip eateries.
We’ll stop at the splendid Sri Veeramakaliamman Temple to admire its stunning design and intricate external carvings. Your guide will also spend some time teaching you about the complexities and colourful customs of the Hindu religion to which it belongs.
We’ll take a stroll around streets with curious names such as Buffalo Street and learn why it earned that moniker. As we meander, we’ll take in the vivid street culture and pass bustling markets and a dizzying array of shopping options.
You’ll then see first-hand what it takes to assemble one of the intricate flower garlands that you see all over Little India, what their significance is and the varieties of flower that are used.
We at Urban Adventures firmly believe that to fully understand a culture, you need to taste its cuisine, so without further ado, we’re going to take you to our favourite restaurant to try several different Indian dishes that are sure to delight your taste buds!
Our tour ends here but before you go, don’t forget to ask your local guide for more tips on what else to see, do and eat in sensational Singapore!
Dress standard: Please wear comfortable walking shoes and clothes that are appropriate for the weather.
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.
Child Policy: Children between the ages of 6 and 11 inclusively are permitted on this tour at the rate listed above. Please select ‘child’ above when booking. Children below the age of 6 are not permitted on this tour.
We can accommodate vegetarians and some other dietary restrictions. Please notify us in advance if you have any dietary requests. You can do so in the ‘Additional information’ box at checkout, or by emailing us at [email protected]