Famous Sights & Secrets Tour

Famous Sights & Secrets Tour

Spoken in: English, 中文, Vietnamese

( 69 reviews ) star Tours Singapore 1 - 8 watch_later 4 hours
  • Walk around 3 different religious temples
  • Enjoy breathtaking view in a futuristic park
  • Experience the energy of the Hawker Stall market
  • Meet temple keeper Uncle Tony & hear his stories
  • Relax in a hidden rooftop orchid garden
  • All privately guided by your favorite local

You will meet here: City Hall MRT

What you can expect

Enjoy a local Chinese snack in the Tiong Bahru market. Immerse yourself in the hustle and bustle at the heart of the city. Experience the sights, sounds and smells of this vibrant city. Then step out of the buzz for a few minutes to a secret place: a hidden rooftop orchid garden, cool, quiet, and peaceful. A place that could never be found without your local guide.

On this private tour you can enjoy all the wonderful sights, sounds and smells that Singapore is famous for. Plus some hidden gems off the beaten track and away from the touristy crowds. Meet local people like Uncle Tony, keeper of the Monkey God Temple. He can show you how to ask the Monkey God about your future in a delightful ceremony where non-believers are welcome.

Learn about Singapore’s three main cultures, Chinese, Malaysian and Indian. Discover how they live side by side. Visit the Colonial district and walk in the steps of Sir Stamford Raffles when he first landed on the island in 1819.

Visit one of the hippest places in town: the art deco styled Tiong Bahru Market. This is where the locals do their daily shopping, it’s also home to the famous Hawker stalls that cook delicious snacks in front of your eyes. What delicious treats will you try? Your host can advise which ones will best suit your tastes.

To top off your 4-hour tour visit the awesome Gardens By The Bay. A huge, colorful, futuristic park with giant 50-meter tall vertical gardens, spectacular sky walkways, and more than one million exotic plants, trees and shrubs. And WOW! When the sun goes down and the lights go on, your breath will be taken away by the spectacular show of sparkles and light.

All the hosts on this private tour are eager to answer your travel questions and tell you more about the best places to eat and drink. Take a look at the personal videos that our locals have prepared for you and choose the one you like the most. Get in touch and personalize your experience the way you want it!

This is the plan

Meeting point
City Hall MRT station
Stop 1
Visit the Colonial District and get to know more about St. Andrew's Cathedral, Raffles hotel, Art and National museums
Stop 2
Hear the famous Merlion story and understand why Singapore is called the "Lion's city"
Stop 3
Discover the secret tunnel of previous General Post Office
Stop 4
Walk along the Singapore river and learn the story of the founder of Singapore
Stop 5
Enjoy a traditional Chinese snack tasting at the local Tiong Bahru Market where locals do their grocery shopping and eat their lunch
Stop 6
Meet temple keeper Uncle Tony & find out more about the Temple of Monkey Gods
Stop 7
Discover Chinatown while strolling over the garden bridge and hear the story of the Majestic theatre
Stop 8
Visit the hidden orchid gardens on the secret rooftop
End of the tour
Understand the famous Gardens by the Bay and get to know all the tips from your favorite host

Feel free to personalize this offer with the host of your choice

Tours details

Private Tours
Mode of transport
Publictransport (cost included)
4 hours
Nr. of guests
1 - 8 persons
Meeting point
City Hall MRT
Guest pick-up
instant confirmation
  • checkFree cancellation up to 14 days before experience date
  • closeNo refunds within 14 days of experience date

What's included
checkPrivate guide
checkTraditional Chinese snack

about Withlocals Originals

  • Experience the heart
    of the city

  • With the host of
    your choice

  • Private. Affordable.
    And 100% You.


How it works:

  1. 1 Choose the theme of your tour.
  2. 2 Pick your favorite local as your private guide.
  3. 3 Let your guide personalize anything you like.


Now you can enjoy the true heart of the city in the most personal and unique way.