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Singapore may be a little red dot, but there’s plenty to explore and discover on this island. Experience the country like a seasoned local and learn interesting facts about its history by signing up for a tour with an experienced guide. From heritage tours of neighbourhoods such as Kampong Glam, Little India and Chinatown to highly popular Singapore food trails and quirky fengshui (geomancy) tours, there’s something to suit every traveller.

Harmony of Flavours

Racial harmony and culture mixed with food and architecture are what this half day tour is all about. Start with a leisurely walk down the Singapore River, the centre of the country’s historic Civic District. Then experience a train ride from Clarke Quay to Farrer Park, capping off the tour with a cooking class where you will learn how to whip up classic local dishes such as chilli crab, bak kut teh (herbal pork rib soup) and chicken rice. End on a high note and a happy belly with a sumptuous feast of the fruits of your labour.  

Kuo Bin DMC
For enquiries, email enquiry@kb.com.sg or call 6513 7569

Cultural Charms of Singapore

It is a norm in Singapore to live in racial harmony and to embrace the varied cultures of different ethnicities. Experience this charming way of life with a day tour through the three main ethnic enclaves of Chinatown, Little India and Kampong Glam. You’ll get to try your hand at the fine art of Chinese calligraphy, learn how to wrap a Malay food staple ketupat (rice cake), have lunch at the popular Maxwell Road Food Centre and even get a temporary henna “tattoo” in Little India.  

Siam Express Singapore
For enquiries, email FIT@siamexpress.com.sg

A Slice of Singapore

Gain insights into Singapore’s progress and development into a modern city state with this tour that will highlight the city’s most iconic locales. Start at the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) Singapore City Gallery where you will get an overview of all of Singapore at once through scale models and interactive displays. You will also take a walking tour through the trendy heritage district of Tiong Bahru, dine at the historic Lau Pa Sat (old market) experience a ride on the local MRT train and shop till you drop along glitzy Orchard Road, where shopping has been refined to an art.

Siam Express Singapore
For enquiries, email FIT@siamexpress.com.sg

Geomancy In The CIty

The art of fengshui or geomancy is alive and thriving in modern Singapore, where it has inspired life and architecture over the years. This tour will take you to old and new buildings throughout the island that have been built with fengshui principles in mind. See how this philosophy has influenced some of Singapore’s most iconic buildings, including the historic Thian Hock Keng temple as well as modern complexes like Ngee Ann City, Suntec City and Marina Bay Sands.

Siam Express Singapore
For enquiries, email FIT@siamexpress.com.sg

Toa Payoh: The First Of Many

Singapore’s urban landscape combines an impressive blend of smart city planning and aesthetically-pleasing style. Experience this in person at Toa Payoh, the “granddaddy of all public housing towns”. As you walk through this housing estate, see how community institutions, such as the first neighbourhood police post, the first Mass Rapid Transit station and a library have been seamlessly integrated to benefit its residents.

Siam Express Singapore
For enquiries, email FIT@siamexpress.com.sg

Local Expressions in Art and Architecture

The city is alive with striking sculptures and beautiful installations that will amuse and inspire you at the same time. Join this heritage trail of art and architecture through Marina Bay, Singapore River and the Civic District to view and learn about prominent public artworks that tell the story of the nation’s history and its people’s aspirations through the years. Remember to keep your camera handy for fun snapshots with the public artworks you encounter.

Siam Express Singapore
For enquiries, email FIT@siamexpress.com.sg

SG Chronicles Tour

 This half day tour will take you on a trip through areas that play an important part in the country’s progressive years. Start with a cruise down the Singapore River and learn about its significance in the country’s history, before exploring the Civic District and Chinatown. End on a high note at the Peranakan Museum, where you will get to appreciate the unique culture of the Straits Chinese people.

GTMC Travel
For enquiries, email insinops@gtmc.travel or call 6291 3436

Food Trail Tour

Find out what makes food one of Singapore’s greatest passions with this half day culinary experience. Start the morning on the right note with a popular local breakfast of eggs and kaya (coconut jam) toast. Then, take a walk through Fort Canning’s Spice Garden, where you will learn about how spices were introduced into local cuisine. Experience the Geylang Serai wet market in all its glory before capping off your food trail in Katong, a popular enclave for Peranakans.

GTMC Travel
For enquiries, email insinops@gtmc.travel or call 6291 3436

Historic Civic District

This tour focuses on the Civic District starting at the Padang where Singapore's independence was celebrated in 1965, followed by a stop at the Singapore River where the history and story of its transformation is revealed. The tour continues to Chinatown where conservation efforts are highlighted and ends with insights into the heyday of Peranakan culture - in a beautifully restored building which once served as a school.

City Tours
For enquiries, email rosemini@citytours.sg or call 6738 3338

Retail Therapy in Singapore

This themed itinerary focuses on Singapore’s fantastic shopping experience. Visit Singapore’s grand old dame of department stores – Robinsons, located in the heart of Orchard Road, Singapore’s shopping belt. Then discover a quaint little street in Singapore filled with small shophouse boutiques in the ethnic district of Kampong Glam. Finally, to cap our shopping expedition, a stop at Bugis Junction (location of the well-known former Bugis Street) where the option is to shop indoors or explore the quirky stalls in a lane across at Bugis Village. 

City Tours
For enquiries, email rosemini@citytours.sg or call 6738 3338

Food For Thought

Experience Singaporeans’ favourite past-time – eating & food! The tour starts with a good cup of coffee as an introduction to the rest of the morning’s itinerary. A visit to Chinatown's wet market and a stop at the Spice Garden at Fort Canning form the basis of our Singapore food story. The tour ends with a visit to the Peranakan Museum where your guide will elaborate on this unique culture, dining and food specialties. 

City Tours
For enquiries, email rosemini@citytours.sg or call 6738 3338

 

 

1 Day History Tour

This tour begins at the Civic District where Singapore’s independence was celebrated in 1965. Visit Chinatown and Singapore River to learn about the country’s history and the story of its transformation.  Have a local hawker lunch at Maxwell Food Centre. Then hop across to Sentosa – the largest island in the south of Singapore - to discover history in an interactive way at the Images of Singapore LIVE. To cap this experience, marvel at the progress Singapore has made with the panoramic skyline view captured from the Singapore Flyer. 

City Tours
For enquiries, email rosemini@citytours.sg or call 6738 3338

3 Day City Tours

In celebration of Singapore’s independence and progress, these itineraries highlight experiences or locations covering the birth of the nation right through to the present day.

3 Day City tour (A)

Start the first day with a visit to the Padang - a celebration site where Singapore's independence was declared in 1965. This is followed by a tour of the Chinatown district to learn about the history, development and conservation of this unique area. Venture to Bugis Village in the late afternoon for some shopping and when night beckons, the Rhapsody light show awaits at Gardens by the Bay. The second day focuses on the greening and housing development of Singapore, starting the day with a visit to the Botanic Gardens, a tour of Toa Payoh housing estate and ending with a lifestyle experience at the majestic Marina Bay Sands. The final day of the tour ends with an island hop over to Sentosa for a visit to Universal Studios Singapore and the Trick Eye Museum, followed by some shopping at Orchard Road. The tour ends on a nostalgic note with post dinner drinks at the famous Long Bar at Raffles Hotel.

3 Day City tour (B)

The first day focuses on the Civic district where we start with a view of the Padang, followed by a visit to historical landmarks such as the Singapore River. End the first day with a local dinner at Satay by the Bay. The next day, embark on a journey to the north-west for a stop at the Singapore Zoo, widely regarded as the world’s best rainforest zoo. This is followed by a visit to Gardens by the Bay, dinner at Lau Pa Sat and capping the evening with after-dinner drinks at Clarke Quay, a riverside area with chic F&B outlets. On the last day, begin the morning with a hop over to Sentosa via cable car from Mount Faber, followed by a tranquil lunch at Dempsey Hill.  Pick up some uniquely designed souvenirs at Orchard Road and round off the tour with a pre-dinner dink – the iconic Singapore Sling at the Long Bar, Raffles Hotel.

City Tours
For enquiries, email rosemini@citytours.sg or call 6738 3338