Expect the unexpected and discover a whole other side of Singapore! Leave the futuristic buildings and fast paced city life aside. Get ready to explore the real roots, villages and local community of this magnificent city. • Discover places unseen by any tourist • Get to know the authentic roots of the city • See how the local community lives • Hear amazing local village stories • Visit Singapore’s last surviving Kampong!
Discover the unexpected side of Singapore! Slow down and go back in time to see where the local community loves to hang out and lives everyday life. On this tour your private guide will show you places that can’t be found in travel guides and are unseen by tourists!The Serangoon district is one of Singapore’s oldest residential areas and is known for its public housing. Find out how life is organized in this wonderful melting pot of cultures. It only takes a few steps into the luscious greens of the community park to understand how one of the densest cities in the world turned beautifully green. You’ll soon understand why Singapore is nicknamed “City is a Garden”.Experience how the three main cultures of Singapore practise religion and live in harmony. Spend a few moments admiring the Hindu and Chinese temples at Southeast Asia's largest shrine for Sri Muneeswaran and the unique Hiang Foo Siang Temple. Ready for a quick thirst quencher? Enjoy an ice cold coffee or tea in a bag and drink it on the go. Check out a Chinese medicine shop and find out how Chinese medicine is different from Western medicine. Your host can share the best recipes! There’s never a dull moment in the city and you’ll understand why when visiting Singapore’s oldest community center. Known for its fun workshops, there’s something for everyone. Don’t forget to check out the wet market! Locals love to buy the freshest food here.Round off your tour and take a bus to Singapore’s last surviving Kampong! You won’t believe your eyes, it feels like a true jungle! Be amazed by the houses, the wandering pets and chickens. This peaceful village feels as though time stood still. Veggies are homegrown and tropical gardens are filled with banana and coconut trees. Walk around as your guide tells you fascinating stories about this tranquil village that has remained undiscovered by tourists.