Evening Walking Tours
2022

An evening stroll during the appealing twilight hours, when the air is cooler and the sky is glowing a soothing orange, is a great way to explore Singapore. We offer 9 intriguing 2-hour evening walking tours that are especially pleasant for the early evening hours, between 6pm and 8pm. The walks explore some of Singapore’s most beloved neighbourhoods, bursting with heritage and charm.

Capping off these lovely twilight walks, our guides will end each evening meander at a charming spot for a cocktail, wine or other beverage, for anyone interested in purchasing a refreshing drink.

Black & White House Courtyard Alexandra Park
Black & White Houses Stroll: Alexandra Park Estate

As you stroll through quiet Alexandra Park, imagine a simpler time. The black & white houses in the estate were built for British officers from Alexandra and Gillman Barracks, as well as medical personnel employed in the nearby Alexandra Military Hospital. This tour delves into architectural features of these iconic houses, their history, and the lifestyle of the people who lived here in the past.

Black & White House on a hill Goodwood
Black & White Houses Stroll: Goodwood Hill Estate

Goodwood Hill’s serenity belies its location just steps from busy Scotts Road. Hidden amidst the lush greenery are some of the first and finest black & white houses built initially by the colonial government for the judiciary.

Secret Singapore Bras Basah
Bras Basah: Secret Singapore

Our “Secret Singapore” tour of the Bras Basah area will shed light on some pieces of the past you’re probably not aware of, from an elaborate building façade that once housed an early 20th-century car dealership to the place where a prison and an expansive laundry production line once stood.

We’ll show you a gorgeous old copula where the rich and famous used to gather for the view of the nearby racecourse, after which we’ll explore the back story to the colourful Albert Street area ending with the story of Judaism and Catholicism in Singapore. And much more!

Architecture Walk Civic District Fullerton Hotel & Bridge
Civic District Development of Architecture

Singapore is a feast of architectural styles and heritage, from classic European influences to ultra-modern designs inspired by great minds in Asia and the Middle East. Stroll along the downtown area and learn about one of the most eclectic skylines in the world. Starting at the civic district, we explore classic to ultra-modern architecture.

Secret Singapore Civic District
Civic District: Secret Singapore

Our “Secret Singapore” tour of the Civic District includes some little-known corners of the Fullerton Hotel and the hidden backstory of two heritage bridges which span the Singapore River.

We’ll show you an often overlooked little elephant with royal lineage, a secret cemetery with tombs of 19th century pioneers, and much more!

Emerald Hill Walk
Emerald Hill & Orchard Road Stories

The name Orchard Road conjures up visions of gleaming high rise apartment buildings, glitzy shopping malls, and office towers filled with glamorous hotels and high-end restaurants. Dig a little deeper and you’ll find that there’s a rich history lurking among the monuments to shopping and consumption, with nearby gems like Emerald Hill providing oases of tranquillity.

Fort Canning Tour
Fort Canning Revealed

Lush and green, Fort Canning is one of Singapore’s most historic places. Reflecting over 700 years of history, from the heyday of the Malay kings of Temasek until the British arrival in 1819, the hill was a seat of power. Now it’s an urban park—a veritable green island in the heart of the city. Come along on a treasure hunt and discover Fort Canning’s many layers of history!

Secret Singapore Fort Canning
Fort Canning: Secret Singapore

Our “Secret Singapore” tour of historic Fort Canning and its foothills will uncover the many layers of this fascinating hillock where much of Singapore’s early story took root. We’ll check out an old lighthouse that helped guide ships into the harbour in the first half of the 20th century and also learn more about an imposing memorial to a young child.

Follow us to a pair of mid-century gateposts that mark a Singapore institution that was once so very important, and nearby, to a 19th-century bell with a prestigious pedigree. And more!

Neighbourhoods Joo Chiat
Joo Chiat & The Peranakans

Nothing beats getting up close and personal with the sights and flavours of Joo Chiat, one of Singapore’s most eclectic and interesting neighbourhoods. Come along to discover the many treasures that capture the colourful and magical charm of the area.

Chinatown Buddha Tooth Relic Temple
Kampong Glam & Chinatown: Saris, Sultans & Shophouses

This tour takes you to two very different old quarters of Singapore: Chinatown and Kampong Glam. These two neighbourhoods were conceived in Raffles’ 1822 Master Town Plan, created to help the immigrants from different communities to settle and thrive in a new land.

Little India Tan Teng Niah house
Kampong Glam & Little India: Saris, Sultans & Shophouses

Singapore’s dynamic ethnic neighbourhoods with enduring traditions showcase a vibrant past, but also thrive on reinvention. Discover history, heritage, art and architecture as your guide walks you through narrow lanes, awakening your senses.

Tiong Bahru Mural
Tiong Bahru Art Deco Treasures

Touted as one of the world’s coolest neighbourhoods by Vogue, called “Singapore’s hippest hood” by CNN, and known by locals as one of the most happening areas on the island, everyone loves Tiong Bahru’s old-world charm. Learn about the religion, customs, culture and food unique to the area and to Singapore.