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Per Person (Based on 1 passenger) $475 USD
Per Person (Based on 2 people.) $277 USD
Per Person (Based on 3-6 people traveling together.) $219 USD
Per Person (Based on 7-9 people traveling together.) $157 USD
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Taste the magic of Singapore, the equatorial island nation at the intersection of three major Asian cultures. Singapore's vibrant character is rooted in its unique mosaic of diverse peoples, living together in an ultra-modern city.

This tour offers you a 360-degree exploration of the history and cultural heritage of the “Lion City,” taking you into the colorful ethnic enclaves of Chinatown, Little India and Kampong Glam, the city’s historic Muslim and Malay neighborhood.

You will start with a leisurely bumboat cruise on the Singapore River, discovering why this waterway has been affectionately dubbed “the river of life.” From this vantage point, you will see many historic landmarks and monuments, including the Raffles Landing Site, where the founder of the city, British statesman Sir Stamford Raffles, is believed to have landed in 1819. You’ll also meet Singapore's fabled Merlion, the mythical creature -- half fish and half lion – located at the mouth of the Singapore River.

As you tour the cultural neighborhoods, originally formed by Raffles’ concept of separate districts for each of the major groups settling in Singapore, history and culture come alive.

Vivid colors and intricate designs of shop houses and temples; exotic fragrances of spices and incense; mouth-watering aromas of street food; glimpses of street-side trade activities and temple worship; and the music of many languages swirling, will burn the complex reality of this amazing city on your senses.

Note: There will be no visits to Kampong Glam on Fridays. On that day, this tour will take you to the Colonial District or Raffles Landing Site instead.

  • This Tour Includes:
  • Round-trip transfers to/from cruise ship pier or your Singapore Hotel
  • English-speaking tour guide
  • Bumboat city tour on the Singapore River
  • Exploration of Chinatown, Little India and Kampong Glam, the historic Muslim and Malay section of the city (on Fridays the Colonial District or Raffles Landing Site will be substituted)
  • Additional Languages Available
  • French($)
  • German($)
  • Japanese($)
  • Korean($)
  • Mandarin($)
  • Portuguese($)
  • Russian($)
  • Spanish($)
  • *Possible upcharge at checkout for languages denoted with ($) symbol.

Days of Operation

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Fri - yes
Sat - yes
Sun - yes

Departures (local time)

  • 9:00 AM (4 hrs)
  • 2:00 PM (4 hrs)

Transfer / Meeting Instructions

No Taxi Required Specific pick up or taxi instructions will appear on your voucher after you purchase your trip.

Special Instructions

• Note: There will be no visits to Kampong Glam on Fridays. Will visit Colonial District or Raffles Landing Site instead.
• Wear casual, light, loose summer clothing, a hat, comfortable walking shoes and sun block. A small umbrella and/or raincoat are recommended as rainfalls can be sudden and heavy.
• Expect daily rainfalls during monsoon season, in November and December.
• There are no additional entrance fees required, but you will want to bring money for shopping.


• Minimum age 3 years old.
• This tour requires walking over even and uneven surfaces, as well as up and down steps and inclines. It is not recommended for people with limited mobility.