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Secrets of Singapore's Ancient Spice Trade

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At a Glance

At a Glance

Go on a 2-hour guided walk around Fort Canning, where you'll learn about the rich history fo Singapore's spice trade, and the crucial place spices have in our local cultures. Journey through the rich history of Singapore's spice trade, a history that has enabled the nation to attract people from all over the region and grow the economy. Most importantly, learn about the common spices used in the food of ASEAN countries and the importance of Singapore in the regional Spice Trade. Family Friendly This tour is created with the Primary 5/6 MOE social studies syllabus in mind. The facilitators will provide a fun and engaging spice exploration journey that will enrich the lessons learnt in school. This programme is suitable for children 5 years old and above. Daily time slots available from 9 am to 11 am.

Details

2.0 hours
Private trip
Up to 5 persons

Activities

Nature Walks
Heritage Walks

Suitable For

Families with Kids
Small Groups

Choose this if...

You love the smell of spices and wish to understand Singapore's contribution to the Spice Trade and how that affects our nation!

What's included

What's included

  • 2-Hour Guided Tour
  • Licensed tour guide throughout the trip
  • Personal expenses
  • Meals
  • Guide tipping
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Availability

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Where You'll Meet

Where You'll Meet

  • Fort Canning Car Park Exit A 15 mins before selected timeslot Details

What You'll Do

What You'll Do

This is a sample itinerary and may be weather-dependent.
Day 1: Fort Canning
Fort Canning

Explore the difference spices found in Fort Canning.

  • Meet-up 15 mins before selected timeslot
  • Explore the different spices found in Fort Canning and its relation to the past, present and future. Engage your senses with spice tasting, smell, and identification of native and regional spices.

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Meet your guide

Meet your guide

Let's Go Tour

Let's Go is a licensed Tour Agency specializing in Experiential Tourism. Their programs includes Bike Tours, Culinary Classes, Boat Tours, Walking tours, private car tours. Let's Go is a Winner of STB's Singapore Tourism Award in 2019.
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What others are saying

What others are saying

4.9 out of 80 helpful reviews
Jenny Baskerville
07 Apr 2021
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We really enjoyed our walk around the kampong!

Lauren Hendry Parsons
02 Jan 2021
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Super interesting, wonderful to be on the water. Excellent guide!

Gu_
01 Dec 2020

Robin's (guide) explanations were clear and sharing was interesting, and he paid attention to safety

Carol L
29 Nov 2020

Our guide Robin is very knowledgeable and we had a fun time learning from him. The boat ride was enjoyable too.

Michelle Tan
29 Nov 2020
Great tour! The Kampong was really fun to explore... rich in history and lots of interesting plants. Our guide, Kyanta Yap was very professional and knowledgeable. He catered to our interests and kept it very engaging for my 10 year old. Highly recommend the experience, particularly since the Kampong is on private land and we would not have been able to access such a meaningful experience there otherwise.

Let's Go Tour Policies

Let's Go Tour Policies

Covid Cancellation Policy (for bookings after 1 Sept 2020)
If you can't travel because of Covid restrictions, you can choose to get a full refund, Seek Sophie credits (no expiry, 110% of trip value) or reschedule your trip at no additional cost. Your choice, no questions asked.
Usual Cancellation Policy (for Non-Covid reasons)
As Let's Go Tour would be holding the slot for you and turning down other potential customers, you won’t be able to cancel after you book.

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