Kickstart Your Trip to Singapore

The sleekest metro you ever did see, ordering laksa like a pro and asking your 101 questions.

  • Private &

  • 3 hours

  • From
    $39.17  USD per person based on 2 adults

  • Walking

  • Multiple languages available (including English)

What you’ll do

You’ll spend a few hours with one of our Singapore hosts to get to grips with life (and some practicalities like how to use the bus) in the Lion City, Singapore.

Whether it’s coming to terms with their sparkly new metro system (a true wonder of efficiency and comfort) or exploring a neighborhood like Little India or Chinatown, your host is there to ensure not a second of your vacation goes to waste!

Let them show you the city’s highlights and give you priceless, authentic insight into local life.

Ask any questions you might have about exploring Singapore and where the best spots are to eat and visit - and take notes (literally), there are lots.

Learn about the city’s cultural practises and perhaps stop off at a nearby hawker centre for some scrumptious local cuisine.

No more looking lost, feeling lost or getting lost! With a host by your side, you’ll be navigating the streets, ordering laksa and hopping on and off the metro like a pro in no time!

Experience highlights

  • Familiarise yourself with the best ways to navigate the city and how to use its transport systems - the metro is a dream once you figure it out

  • Get tips from your hosts about things to do during your stay, ask any and all questions you have and let them recommend where and what to eat!

  • Ask any questions you have about exploring Singapore and its cultural practices

  • Discover the real Singapore with your host, avoiding the tourist traps

  • Don’t waste any time getting to the heart of what makes Singapore such a special city

  • Get comfortable in total comfort, so you can get on with enjoying the rest of your trip!

Good to know

What’s included

  • Private and personalized experience
  • 3 hours with a host
  • Walking experience (if required, your host can suggest public transport or private taxi options)
  • Hotel meet-up (available on request for central location)

What’s not included

  • Food and drink
  • Transportation costs
  • Tickets to any attractions
  • Gratuities (optional)

Meet-up point

  • Your hotel/apartment or any other central location

Cancellation policy

  • Cancel 7 days before the experience for a full refund

How it works

  • Tell us your preferences and book

    See an experience you like and book it. We will ask a few questions to build the right experience with you.

  • Just right for you

    We’ll pair you with the right host based on your personality and interests. Trust us, we know all our hosts personally.

  • The fun bit

    Spend time in the city with your carefullyselected host. You have an itinerary but it’s unscripted so it’s up to you and your host where you go and what you do.

Hello curious traveler! If you’re unsure about what experience to book or would like more information on how it all works, just email me with any questions or plans you may have. I or someone from our Customer Experience Team will get in touch so we can suggest the perfect personalized experience for you.

If you prefer to speak to someone, feel free to send us your WhatsApp or cell number and we’ll give you a call back.

Reviews for this experience


4.9 average | 15 reviews

July 2019

Excellent time in Singapore

Our guide, Kenny, was very friendly and knowledgeable. He allowed us to have exactly the experience we were hoping for. I highly recommend this to any tourist wanting to know the history or more information (food, culture, shopping, etc.) on any parts of Singapore!

Review by Kimberly K


5 average | 1 reviews

July 2019

Sehr interessante Tour in ein unbekanntes Singapur

Janice Lu hat eine tolle Tour für uns organisiert und uns die - für uns bisher - unbekannten Seiten von Singapur gezeigt. So sahen wir China Town, Little India und Little Arabia. Hochspannend und kurzweilig. Auch unseren Kindern (13 und 11) hat die Tour sehr gut gefallen, trotz 3h gehen .... ;-)

Review by Martin S


5 average | 3 reviews

April 2019

Es war eine tolle Idee einen privaten Guide zu haben, zu empfehlen!

Unser Guide Joshua hat uns vorab Vorschläge gemacht, was wir unternehmen könnten. Trotzdem war er flexibel, um auf unsere Wünsche einzugehen. Wir haben leider nur 3 Stunden gebucht. Es hätte gerne auch länger sein können. Er hat uns einen Einblick in das Leben in Singapur gegeben und uns Tipps zum landestypischen Essen und Fortbewegen mit Taxi, MRT gegeben.

Review by Friedhelm S


4.9 average | 15 reviews

December 2018

Hervorragender Guide

Neben sehr guter Vorbereitung für die (auch geschichtlich interessante) Tour, auch gutes Allgemeinwissen. Gutes Einfühlungsvermögen für Wünsche... Ist bereits weiterempfohlen worden!

Review by Regina M


5 average | 3 reviews

February 2018

Who says Singapore is one dimensional!

To be honest that's what I thought before I came and met up with Joshua. All a bit too shiny and controlled. But, my eyes have been opened and I admit I was wrong. Joshua has helped me to see bits of Singapore that I never knew existed. There is real depth to the place and of course to the people- my wife does call me judgement (often) and maybe she's right. Enough said- the whole thing was brilliant and I cant recommend it enough!

Review by Sean E

Reviews for Singapore


July 2019

Ein tolles Erlebnis

Es war eine großartige Erfahrung mit Nengyi, einem netten und geselligen Menschen in der Stadt Singapur

Review by Martin F


June 2019

Very Knowlegeable And Flexible Guide

Kenny was very knowledgeable and kind. We had a great time with him walking through Singapore. Highly recommended!

Review by Giselle H


June 2019

Great Singapore private Tour

It became some kind of habit to start the first day in a city with a tour with a local guide. Here in Singapore we had our tour with Nengiy. He is a local photographer and explained in a 7 hours tour through the city how Singapore works, the public transport, the major quarters, the food courts, cafes, bars and markets. He was a great guide and the 7 hours passed by in a glance! Thanks Nengiy!

Review by Bernd V

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