Secondary Education Programmes

Singapore – Then & Now Outdoor Trail

Part 1: Pre-Trail Briefing [15 Mins]

A briefing will be conducted for students at a pre-arranged location prior to the start of the trail.

Part 2: Highlights of the Outdoor Trail [2 Hrs 30 Mins, Inclusive of Travelling Time between Sites]

Go on a journey to explore the paths tread by our forefathers and discover how some of the occupations held by them in the past contributed to the progress and development of Singapore.  Appreciate the reasons for conservation and the re-purposing of specific buildings.

Choice of Venues:
(Please Choose 2)

1. Chinatown (Kretar Ayer)
2. Kampong Glam
3. Little India
4. Boat Quay
5. City Hall/Bugis
- Streets along Chintown 
- Chinatown Food Street 
- Samsui Women Sculpture  
- Streets along Kampong Glam 
- Muscat Street (Omani-style granite Arches) 
- Sultan Mosque
- Little India Arcade 
- Former Tekka Market 
- Former House of Tan Teng Niah
- Architecture along Boat Quay 
- Sir Stamford Raffles Statue               
- Fullerton Hotel and Cavenagh Bridge
- Cathedral of Good Sheperd 
- Singapore Art Museum/ Singapore Management University

*Buses will be provided by SDC

Learning Objectives

1. Discover what life was like in the past and the role of the early settlers in shaping the Singapore of today

2. Trace the development of Singapore, from the arrival of our forefathers till the present day

Programme Details

4 Hrs (Including travelling time)
 Recommended Level
Secondary 1 - Secondary 5 
 No. Of Participants 
Min. 1 bus / Max. 7 buses 
(Max. 40 pax per bus)

For enquiries and/or booking of educational programmes, please contact:

North & West Zones
Ariel Ong (Ms), Asst. Account Manager
Tel: (65) 9362 9675
Email:  [email protected]   

South & East Zones
Rick Lee (Mr), Asst. Account Manager
Tel: (65) 9693 4955
Email:  [email protected]   

Or email us at [email protected], our Education programme specialist will contact you shortly.   

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