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The Real Singapore Tours

200 Joo Chiat Road Betel Box Backpackers Hostel | Betel Box Backpackers Hostel, Singapore 427471, Singapore
+65 6247 7340
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Singapore history and good in 5 hours

Very good comprehensive information about Singapore culture and history and contemporary policy... read more

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Reviewed 27 December 2017
adiphone
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London, United Kingdom
A new appreciation for Singapore!

What a great tour! I now feel as though I know this amazing city much better - not just the food... read more

Reviewed 27 November 2017
Jane G
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Sydney, Australia
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Our tours are creatively designed and led by professional guides who are champions of Singapore culture. With Guided Experiences and Activity-Based Touring, our Tours for the Thinking Traveller seek to fuse the heart and soul of Singapore together with fresh insights.
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200 Joo Chiat Road Betel Box Backpackers Hostel | Betel Box Backpackers Hostel, Singapore 427471, Singapore
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Reviewed 27 December 2017

Very good comprehensive information about Singapore culture and history and contemporary policy issues alongside sampling some spectacular local food. Overall very good. Definitely worth doing.

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Reviewed 27 November 2017

What a great tour! I now feel as though I know this amazing city much better - not just the food but also the culture. We signed on primarily because we were interested in learning more about the food, which we definitely did and all...More

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Reviewed 25 November 2017

We had a fantastic tour guided by Leong through the streets of Chinatown. We discussed the history and the lives of Singaporeans through history, and learnt of the plans and ambitions of this very modern and inclusive City. The food was fantastic and Leong was...More

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Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

Sins and Salvation was a really well organised tour with plenty of good food (certainly different to Oz) and plenty of interesting sights! Leong provided an insight you just can’t get from reading reviews and the tour was edgy enough to make you contemplate the...More

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Reviewed 15 October 2017

We did the Sins and Salvation tour. If you want a taste of a great variety of food that Singapore has to offer, as well as getting an insight into some of the culture and history of this island, do this. You will be shown...More

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Reviewed 11 October 2017

We did the Chinatown tour and it was amazing. Our guide Leong was a world of information and covered so many different topics. We had our 10year old and 7 year old with us and at first i wasn't sure if the tour would be...More

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Reviewed 12 September 2017

We had an excellent time on our walk around Chinatown with Leong. We were a group of 7 (4 adults, 3 girls aged 11- 15) who had arranged a private tour from the UK before arriving in Singapore and we were very well looked after....More

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Reviewed 28 August 2017

We did the Geylang Food tour. The tour is quite long (4 hours), with two food-stops at the beginning and the end. The selection of different dishes is quite large (>5 different dishes per stop incl. a few odd ones) and the amount is insane....More

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Reviewed 15 July 2017

This tour is fantastic, great food and definitely plenty to eat. Leong is an excellent tour guide and provides the history and future of Singapore which is really interesting.

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Reviewed 12 July 2017

We had a great time with Leong our guide. He knew a lot about Singapore and was happy to answer our questions. The food was lovely and we went to some places we wouldn't have gone to. This is a great tour to do.

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quiet charm. The main streets overflow with diners
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NapaTJ
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Response from BetelBoxHostel | Property representative |
Hi NapaTJ, Thank you for your interest in our tours. Our tours can be customised to your specific requirements; covering both historic and a variety of neighbourhoods. We do so by visiting locations often left out by... More
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Response from BetelBoxHostel | Property representative |
Hi Jennel C, We have the Sins & Salvation: A Geylang Food Walk scheduled on 11 November 2016 (Friday evening). Please email us or visit our website should you wish to sign up for the tour. Thank you!
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