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Private History & Culture Tour with River Cruise, Hawker Dinner & Tea Tasting

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5 hours

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From 10:00

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Group 1+

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Danish, English, Chinese, German

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5 hours

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Private History & Culture Tour with River Cruise, Hawker Dinner & Tea Tasting

What you'll do

Join us on a journey through Singapore from past to present. Enjoy dinner in a Hawker Centre and a tea ceremony. You start your journey with the founding of Modern Singapore by Sir Stamford Raffles, visiting historic colonial buildings to learn about the early pioneers who came to Singapore. You will board a bumboat and cruise down the river through to the present day. Visit Merlion Park and soak in the sunset view of Marina Bay whilst learning about the mega construction project behind it. Discuss the political reform by Mr Lee Kuan Yew and discover how Singapore went from third-world to first-world in one generation. Feast on Singapore’s most iconic dish; Chicken Rice at the famous Maxwell Hawker Centre. Your guide will teach you Hawker Centre etiquette and point out all of the must-try foods in Singapore. After dinner, retreat to a beautiful teahouse for a traditional tea tasting experience. Try the Imperial tea that Queen Elizabeth II was served in the very same teahouse.

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What's Included

Dinner (Chicken Rice)

Traditional tea tasting experience with take home souvenir

Professional guide

Private tour

All taxes, fees and handling charges

Sugar cane juice

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What's not included

Prices do not include the costs of transport to get to the start and from end points of the tour.

The extra half an hour for hotel pick-up to take you to the start point of the Singapore tour.

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Meeting Points

City Hall, 150 North Bridge Road, Singapore 179100 (City Hall, 150 North Bridge Road, singapore, 179100)

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Not wheelchair accessible

You must be able to walk 5km to join this tour. We do walk at a slow casual pace but if you tire easily we will suggest to make use of the occasional taxi ride to cut down the walking. In this case taxi costs would be payable by yourself.

If you are a vegetarian we promise to get you something to eat at the Hawker Centre but we can not guarantee what will be available, it might be quite basic (like rice and veg)

If the tea house is closed for any reason we will include a larger dinner section.

If the rooftop of The Pinnacle is closed due to bad weather we will take you to a different HDB building.

Cancellation Policy: If you cancel more than one week (more than 168 hours) in advance we will give you a full refund (excluding the booking service fee). If you cancel between 7 days and 2 days (between 167 and 48 hours before) we will give you a 50% refund (excluding any service charge). No refund under 48 hours cancellation.

Infants must not sit on laps

Cancellation Policy: If for whatever reason you want to cancel your booked tour then please note the following. Please email us your notice to cancel and we will confirm a cancellation by email. • 100% refunds are given if you cancel 7 or more days before your tour. • 50% of the fee is payable if you cancel your tour 5 or 6 days before your tour. • There are no refunds if you cancel your tour less than 5 days (119 hours) before the start of your tour. • There are no refunds if you do not turn up for the tour. Rescheduling Policy: If you find that your travel plans change or you become ill whilst travelling and wish to reschedule your booked tour we will always do our best to accommodate your request. If we still have availability on the date that you wish to reschedule to the following rules apply: • We can reschedule a tour at no additional cost if you tell us more than 7 days before your tour is due to take place. • There will be a 50% rescheduling charge for tours that are rescheduled with 7 of fewer days notice. • Tours can not be rescheduled with less than 14 hours notice. • Rescheduling charges can be paid by credit card via invoice.

We pick up from ALL hotels in Singapore. Please select the 5 hours pick-up version of the tour when booking. There is a surcharge for the airport and airport hotels of SG$25.

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Please drink plenty of water before your tour. It is very easy to become dehydrated in Singapore and we need you with good energy levels as there is a lot of walking. Please bring a bottle of water with you and an umbrella which is good for keeping both the sun and rain off. Don’t forget your camera, there will be lots to take pictures of.


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Cancellation policy

A full refund will apply if you cancel more than 6 days before the activity start time.

A 50% refund will apply if you cancel more than 48 hours before the activity start time.

No refund is possible if you cancel less than 48 hours before the activity start time.

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