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Free Singapore Tour
Discover the cultural heritage of Singapore or view the night scene in its vivid colours! If your transit is five hours or more, join one of our free 2-hour tours, jointly organised by Singapore Airlines and Changi Airport.
Daily tour timings:
9 am to 11 am – Heritage Tour to Merlion Park and Chinatown
11.30 am to 1.30 pm – Heritage Tour to Merlion Park and Little India
2.30 pm to 4.30 pm – Heritage Tour to Merlion Park and Chinatown
4 pm to 6 pm – Heritage Tour to Merlion Park and Little India
6.30 pm to 8.30 pm – City Lights Tour to Marina Bay Waterfront Promenade, Bugis Village and Raffles Hotel
Note: The tour duration of 2 hours includes a buffer for immigration clearance and potential traffic delays. The actual tour duration could be shorter.
About the Heritage Tour
Experience the history, culture and lifestyle of multi-racial Singapore, a dynamic city-state and the gateway to Asia! This tour showcases the contrast between tradition and modernity; a glimpse into the unique blend of East and West. The journey will offer you a panoramic view of the cityscape and its landmarks like the Singapore Flyer and Gardens by the Bay before briefly stopping at the Merlion Park. Situated at the mouth of the Singapore River, the Merlion is Singapore’s national icon. It symbolizes the history of Singapore as a “Lion City” and famous sea port. The tour will end with a visit to either Chinatown or Little India.
Chinatown was home to the early Chinese settlers and is one of the must-see cultural enclaves for visitors in Singapore. A bustling, colourful mix of old and new, the area consists of exotic pre-war shophouses which are home to merchants who have been hawking the same wares for years.
With the cacophony of car horns, bicycle bells and local residents’ chatter, Little India is one of the most charming and vibrant ethnic enclaves in Singapore. Here, its spice-scented streets beckon you to an abundance of ethnic jewellery, jasmine garlands and silk saris.
About the City Lights Tour
As night falls, Singapore takes on another persona to offer a vibrant array of nightlife and entertainment options. Enjoy a panoramic view of Singapore’s famous icons along the Marina Bay Waterfront Promenade – the Singapore Flyer, Marina Bay Sands and Esplanade. Other highlights along the tour are Bugis Village and Raffles Hotel.
Bugis Village is a famous night market frequented by locals. It is full of shops and stalls selling everything from souvenirs to clothing and fashion accessories.
Raffles Hotel is named after Sir Stamford Raffles, the founder of Singapore. Famed for its plush accommodation and elegant restaurants, the hotel is also home to the legendary Singapore Sling.
Simply approach the staff at the Free Singapore Tours (FST) Registration Booth located at Terminal 2 (Level 2, near Transfer Lounge E) or Terminal 3 (Level 2, near Transfer Lounge B). Please register at the booth at least 1 hour before the start of the tour that you would like to participate in.
Pre-bookings can also be made through your local SIA office, subject to availability.
Eligibility to participate in the tour is subject to visa entry requirements stipulated by the Immigrations & Checkpoints Authority of Singapore. Please enquire at the FST Registration Booth for more information.