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Tours & Sightseeing | Singapore, Singapore

Singapore's Disappearing Trade Day Tour

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Learn how bread was made the old fashion way. Visit one of the oldest remaining traditional bakeries left in Singapore and taste the difference. Meet with one of the masters of paper objects that the Chinese use as an offering to their ancestors.

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Chinese

Learn how bread was made the old fashion way. Visit one of the oldest remaining traditional bakeries left in Singapore and taste the difference. Meet with one of the masters of paper objects that the Chinese use as an offering to their ancestors.

On Request

Chinese

Meet Singapore’s talented traditional artisans in this day tour of Singapore’s disappearing trades. Get to know the old Singapore through its people and trades, still practicing their crafts and preserving traditions.

Visit a coffee roasting factory to learn about the Lion City’s traditional “kopi.” Learn traditional roasting techniques and get to sample a traditional black coffee, famously known as “kopi O.”

On to another disappearing trade, the local artisans of Singapore’s popular snacks like sachima, pig ear biscuits, and cuttlefish snacks. Listen as they tell you the techniques and history of these local snacks.

Next up is a visit to one of Singapore’s oldest remaining traditional bakeries. Listen intently to the preserved stories of the traditional baker, and get to taste a traditionally-baked bread. Taste the difference between this old-school bread versus the mass-produced ones all over the city.

The last disappearing trade to discover is the art of paper house-making. Meet one of the masters of this craft and hear first-hand stories of old traditions and customs of the Chinese. Among them is the act of burning paper objects as a way of paying respect and praying for ancestors.

Soak in the rich culture and old traditions of Singapore.

Inclusive of

  • ​Bottled water
  • English/Mandarin-speaking guide
  • Sampler of local bread and coffee

Exclusive of

  • ​Insurance
  • Tips
  • Personal expenses
  • Hotel transfer
Location

Newton, Newton Food Centre, Singapore

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Step 4: Payments will only be processed once the activity has been confirmed

Step 5: You will receive your booking voucher within the next 48 hours

Step 6: Present the voucher in Native to the merchant before the activity

Know Before You Go

General Information:

Tickets/Vouchers Information:

  • The ticket is fixed date and only valid to use on the selected date
  • To use: present the ticket before the activity

Operational Hours:

  • Meeting Time: 09:00
  • Tour Duration: 4 hours

Tour's Remarks:

  • Minimum of 4 people are required to book tour. If total number of travelers do not match the minimum requirement for this trip, the tour will be cancelled and you will receive a notification e-mail 3 day(s) prior to departure
  • Please arrive at the meeting point at least 15 mins prior to your tour time
  • Tour duration is subject to traffic conditions
  • Please dressed comfortably in walking gears, bring along an umbrella, water and earpiece(with 3.5 mm jack) for use with our audio headsets
  • The number of participants per grouping is subject to Singapore Government mandatory requirements on crowd gathering, and this would include ONE (1) program leader within the group
  • We reserve the right to regroup the number of participants accordingly. Please note that covered footwear is mandatory for safety purposes. Participants are not allowed to join the program barefoot, in slippers, or open-toe sandals

Terms & Conditions:

  • Cancellation must be done 8 days prior to the selected date by sending email to [email protected]

Safety & Precautionary Measures:

In the view of Recent COVID-19 situation, to ensure the safety of all guests, the tour operator has implemented all the necessary safety protocol. However, guests are required to take note of the following:

  • Guests must be fully COVID-19 vaccinated
  • Guests must wear mask in public areas
  • Guests are required to observe social distancing
  • Guests are requested to uphold highest hygiene practices
  • Guests are kindly advised to not join the tour when feeling ill

Activity Warnings:

  • Children must be accompanied by paying adult/s at all times.

Cancellation Policy

Once confirmed, no cancellation or amendments to your booking will be allowed.

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