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Disappearing Trades provided by Tribe

Disappearing Trades

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
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A note from Disappearing Trades
•Each guest will be provided with their own audio guide device and earpiece for effective communication by guide while allowing guests to keep to a 1 meter safe distance from each other. •Disinfectant of audio guide equipment with anti-bacterial alcohol wipes and ultraviolet (UV) light post tour.
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Updated 03/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
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. Join us and meet these masters in Disappearing Trades, winner of the 2017 Singapore Tourism Awards for the best tour experience in the leisure category.
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Newton Food Centre
    Newton, Singapore
    Newton Food Centre Carpark
    See address & details
  • 1
    Paya Lebar Road Park
    Stop: 45 minutes - Admission included
    Learn how bread was made the old fashion way.
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  • You'll end at
    Newton Food Centre
    Newton, Singapore
    Newton Food Centre Carpark
    See address & details
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Important Information
Departure Point
Newton Food Centre, Newton, Singapore
Duration
4h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Free coffee smells in your hair and clothes that last you the entire day . And warm preservative free local bread
  • Entry/Admission - Paya Lebar Road Park
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Additional Info
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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JLML wrote a review Oct 2020
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Coffee roasters persevering. Traditional bakery reminds me of childhood. Iris shares her experiences readily.
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Response from Tribe-tours, Owner at Disappearing Trades
Responded 14 Oct 2020
We are glad that you have retrieve some precious childhood memory and learn something about coffee, bread and paperhouse in the process!
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Scenic310901 wrote a review Sep 2020
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Enthusiastic guides. Very interesting excursion. Bakery owner and paper house craft family were very engaging in sharing on their trades as we were able to ask questions in Chinese.
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Response from Tribe-tours, Owner at Disappearing Trades
Responded 9 Sep 2020
We are glad you enjoyed your tour experience with us. These are likely going to be our last generation of owners running such trades and we hope you have learned something interesting from them. Looking forward to having you on our next tour!
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Lee L wrote a review Sep 2020
Singapore, Singapore4 contributions
An educational and enjoyable tour. The guides, Jason and Eliza are knowledgeable and very passionate about our Singapore heritage. Highly recommended tour!
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Response from Tribe-tours, Owner at Disappearing Trades
Responded 9 Sep 2020
Thank you for your positive review of our tour experience. looking forward to seeing you soon!
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Diana & Yves wrote a review Sep 2020
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We enjoyed the Disappearing Trades tour very much. The content was unusual and interesting.. In addition, Iris was an excellent and well-informed guide who articulated each story and the theme very well, Bravo!
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Response from Tribe-tours, Owner at Disappearing Trades
Responded 7 Sep 2020
Thank you Diana for giving Iris and us such a positive review. We look forward to having you on our other tours soon!
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Christopher R wrote a review Aug 2019
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This tour was amazing. Our group toured three trade workshops. The shops were very authentic. Not like a commercial tour. The business owners seemed excited to have us tour their facility. The tour guide was also very friendly, well-spoken, and knowledgeable. Even with complex
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Date of experience: August 2019
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Response from Tribe-Tours, Owner at Disappearing Trades
Responded 28 Aug 2019
Thank you so very much for your detailed comments about the stops and especially about our guide, Elaine. Much appreciated Christopher!
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Key Details
  • Duration: 4h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Languages Offered: English, Chinese, Chinese
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