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Our tours are creatively designed and led by professional guides who are champions of Singapore culture. With Guided Experiences and Activity-Based Touring, our Tours for the Thinking Traveller seek to fuse the heart and soul of Singapore together...more
200 Joo Chiat Road Betel Box Backpackers Hostel | Betel Box Backpackers Hostel, Singapore 427471, Singapore
Joo Chiat
+65 6247 7340
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great food and a peak of the ‘real’ Singapore... we loved our tour with Tony (and friends)! Loved the different kind of food and got a lot of information about the history and present. Be hungry and curious : )

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Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been on at least 12 food tours around the world. This was the first time that I withdrew from the tour at the 75% point. Tony was very negative about Trip Advisor saying that most of the reviews are rigged . Since his...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank DRBillJ
BetelBoxHostel, Owner at The Real Singapore Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

This is Tony and I am the tourist guide for this tour. I am sorry that the reviewer had a bad experience on my tour and would like to take the opportunity to explain what happened. The group of 6 started well and enjoyed the...More

Reviewed 1 December 2018

I can only recommend this tour. Especially if you are looking for some history, hidden places, new food expereiences. It was a great tour through Geylang, where you usually wouldn't walk around on your own. Great tour guid as well! Thanks for the interesting evening...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Sibylle848
Reviewed 27 November 2018 via mobile

Far too much walking twaddle and time in red light zone. I reported this tour to the authority. Went to temples all closed. No picture was the cry of the guide all the time. Two pressure breaks rubbish.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank A3303XQpaulh
Reviewed 18 November 2018 via mobile

Me and my wife had a wonderful private day tour in Singapore. We’ve seen both the most popular sights as well as the local places, eateries, shops and surrounding districts. We learned Singapore from unexpected sides. Delicious local food. Tony was very informative and interesting...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Pavel584
Reviewed 24 September 2018

We recently joined Leong Woon on the Sins & Salvations tour of Geylang's night time food tour. Even though most of us in the group are Singapore residents it was still not only enjoyable food but also quite interesting - both from the Sins and...More

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Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank blevtoo
Reviewed 22 September 2018

I have already reviewed our experience when invited, as well as written direct to Betel Box Tours, so far without a response. This tour was not as advertised, too much walking, listening, standing outside closed temples, ogling prostitutes and illegal gamblers - no photos allowed....More

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Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank CasaLunaGA
Reviewed 20 July 2018

This was a wonderful introduction to the food culture but also the history & the traditions of Singapore

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Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank BarbaraOomen
Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

Fantastic day learning about the great people & places in Singapore. Highly recommend Leong. Learned so much from him and had fun along the way. Nancy M Washington, DC

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank NancyM5377
Reviewed 21 April 2018

Three friends, in Singapore for a weekend between business meetings, decided to take this tour and could not have been more pleased. Leong was a wonderful guide and balanced humor and insights into the history and culture of Chinatown and Singapore with stops for some...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank jtraub2
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Response from BetelBoxHostel | Property representative |
Hi NapaTJ, Thank you for your interest in our tours. Our tours can be customised to your specific requirements; covering both historic and a variety of neighbourhoods. We do so by visiting locations often left out by... More
5 March 2017|
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