Connecting with Singapore's local community walking tour
Excursions & day trips

Connecting with Singapore's local community walking tour

Free cancellation
Language: English , Italian , French , Spanish , German , Russian
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: 4 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Learn about the story of ex Sungei Road Thief’s Market vendors, the infamous market
  • Discover a kaleidoscope of used wares and gems hidden in plain sight
  • Experience a meaningful lunch at a community kitchen
What to expect

If you have ever wondered what happened to the ex Sungei Road Thief’s Market vendors, this one’s for you! Learn about the infamous market, listen to stories about its transformation and eventual dissolution. Visit the remaining vendors scattered around the island still religiously plying their trade.

Discover a kaleidoscope of used wares and gems hidden in plain sight, hear from the host who is one of the most knowledgeable persons you will have the privilege of speaking to while at the same time contributing to the survival of this street culture! You may also bring along any items that you think would make valuable contributions to these vendors’ inventory and hand it to them personally. End the tour with a meaningful lunch at a community kitchen, set up with the objective to provide employment to residents living in the area.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
  • Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors
  • All gear/equipment is sanitized between use
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • Guides and all other staff are required to wear masks
  • Temperature screening is compulsory for all visitors
  • Staff have their temperatures checked regularly
  • What's included
    • Tour with STB licensed guide
    • Lunch at Community Kitchen (Halal-Friendly)
    • Guided tour
    • Transportation in air-conditioned vehicle
    • Headsets (to hear the guide)
    What's not included
    • Drinking water
    • Tips (optional)
    Reduced price
    • Children (age 3-11)
    • Infants (age 0-2): free of charge
    Where

    Jalan Besar MRT Station, Singapore

    Meeting point:
    Meeting point - Jalan Besar MRT Exit A. Please be at the meeting point at least 5 mins before tour commence
    What to remember
    • A minimum of 4 persons traveling required per booking
    • A maximum number of participants is 10
    • Applicable child prices depending on the number of adults traveling
    • Participants must be ready at the meeting point at least 5 mins before tour commence
    • Please bring your own drinking water / Umbrella/Poncho/Raincoat / Caps/ Hats
    • Dress code is casual with comfortable footwear

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    When
    • Please refer to the calendar for updated starting times and availability
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    Provider
    SingExpress Travel DMC
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 2 days before the experience begins.

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