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Singapore Adventure TourDuration: 4 Nights 5 Days
Places Covered: Singapore, Chinatown, Fort Canning Spice Garden, Singapore Zoo
Day 1: Singapore
Arrive at Changi airport in the evening where you will be met at taken directly to your hotel. Have a good nights rest before the start of tomorrow's adventure.
Day 2: Chinatown
Start the morning with a guided walk through the bustling, aroma filled streets of Singapore's Chinatown. Observe unique, exotic produce and merchants hawking their ware. Learn about unusual herbs and traditional remedies when the owner of the famous Soup Restaurant will enlighten participants with his knowledge. Enjoy your first cooking demonstration of the adventure and hear about the history of the Samsui women. After your satisfying lunch Violet Oon, Singapore's mistress of spice, will educate you on the use of select Asian herbs and spices in home cooking. For dinner you will be escorted around one of the largest open air Hawker food courts where the group will be able to eat dishes from the next day's menu.
Day 3: Fort Canning Spice Garden
Begin the morning with a guided tour of the Fort Canning Spice Garden, review the herbs and spices learned yesterday and then start your day of cooking. Cover seven popular Singapore dishes including making of a rempah, or Indonesian spice paste. Relax with a late lunch and enjoy your afternoon being free and easy; try a traditional massage or choose to go for a light dinner, coffee and dessert at the Mandarin Singapore, famous for its chicken rice.
Day 4: Singapore Zoo
Head to the world famous Singapore Zoo for breakfast with Ah Meng, resident Orang Utan and crowd favourite. Continue on to a Soya bean factory and tour Little India with expert cook Ms. Devagi. Top this off with some spicy fish head curry served on traditional banana leaf. Afterwards go in a group to several different supermarkets, seeing the array of exotic items available. That evening will be spent dining in fine style at Doc Cheng's after a Singapore sling at the world famous Raffles Hotel. End the night with an informative and lively talk by Peter Knipp, organiser of World Gourmet Summit.
Day 5: Wet Market
Your early start will take you to a 'wet market' where you will see house wives and food operators gather the days supply. Stop for a light breakfast of Indian Roti Prata and Tea, then get your elbows ready for a day of Thai and Indian cooking. From Basil stir fry, to red and green curry pastes to Indian Nan and Tandoori you will be ready for a hearty lunch. The afternoon is again free and easy, or take up the massage option. If you have a penchant for sweets join the at-sunrice team and watch a chef demo on tropical pastry at the Four Season hotel.