My Singapore Way of Life


Tour Number

Activity Level



First Time Visitor, Local Experience, Shore Excursion, Youth and Family


Kid Friendly: No.

Friendly: Yes.

Maximum travelers: 10



English (fluent), Mandarin (fluent)

A typical local lifestyle

Many of you would have read about various wonderful tourist attractions and places of interest to visit when you are in this small little city I call home.

However, have you wondered about the life of a typical working class Singaporean? Allow me to bring you on a journey through a typical day of a Singaporean. We will visit the market, neighbourhood, eat and shop like a local. It will be through a journey of sights and tastes to allow me to introduce you this city.

Along the way, find out more about two very interesting cultures of Singapore which belong to the Malay and Chinese Peranakans.


(This tour in customisable in terms of start time and places to visit)

9. 00 am - Pick Up from Cruise Centre

9. 30 am - Geylang Serai Market. This is an old village developed into a town for the Malay people. We will visit a local wet market and try some malay muslim foods.

11. 00 am - Katong. A neighbourhood made famous by the Chinese Peranakans. A hybrid of Chinese and Malay with a beautiful culture of colours and flavours. We will see shophouses and visit one of them, plus trying the famous Laksa.

12. 30 pm - Toa Payoh Satellite Town. Second earliest town by our government. Let me show you how a flat looks like. Here, you see housewives going about their lives and its a town where my great grandma used to stay. :)

2. 00 pm - End of tour

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Transport will be provided to pick you up from the location you have specified such as hotel/cruise centre/airport.

End location: Same location as pick-up point.

Duration: 5 hours

Travelling time between places might be affected by rain or road conditions.
If any of the places are undergoing spring-cleaning / renovation / closure, another location would be suggested to replace it.


air-conditioned saloon car for up to 4 adults.

A bigger vehicle will be needed for 5 adults and above at an additional cost.

What’s Included

The price you pay will include transport to pick you up from either hotel/cruise centre/airport.
Also all foods and drinks will be included.

Please note that the transport is for up to 4 adults. For more than 4 adults, a bigger vehicle will need to be booked at an extra price.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

30 Singapore Dollars - In case you wish to buy some local products or souvenirs along the way.

A Recent Review of this tour

Daniel is a fabulous guide! We enjoyed our tour so much because he brought to life the history and culture of Singapore in a fun and interesting manner. He is very prepared, thoughtful, accommodating, flexible and attentive to his guest's wishes. We would not hesitate to highly recommend Daniel as a guide! One of the best tour guides we've had around the world. Thank you Daniel for a fabulous 2 days!
Shelly Bracken

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