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The Last Kampong of Singapore | Meet the Residents (Min 4 Pax)

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At a Glance

At a Glance

This is a meaningful 2 hour guided walk through Singapore's last kampong village, where you'll get the chance to meet the residents and get swept up in nostalgia. Here, you'll take a trip to Singapore's last remaining Kampong village, where overhead cables hang above wooden attap houses. Follow Kyanta (your guide) along as he brings meaning to an otherwise unassuming kampong complex, sharing information on how Singapore transformed from a simple fishing village to the thriving city it is today. As he greets and chats with the kampong residents, you'll slowly get swept up in a sense of nostalgia and kinship over the now-forgotten Kampong spirit where everyone knew their neighbours well! At the end of the tour, challenge each other to old-school games such as Five Stones & Pick-up Sticks in one of the Kampong houses, as well as play zero-point and rubber-band skipping out in the yard.Kids-FriendlyThis is an enriching family trip out as it covers certain Primary 3/4 MOE topics, giving students the opportunity to bring their studies to life! Learn about the way of life on the kampong as well as how Singapore transformed into the high-rises today and the sacrifices that were made to achieve that — it is extra meaningful when parents also share their own personal Kampong anecdotes with their children!Do note that Kampong Lorong Buangkok is a residential area, and less so of a tourist attraction. Please be considerate and mindful when touring the premises.Minimum 4 Guests Requirement A minimum of 4 guests is needed to proceed with the trip. You may request to book if you have fewer than 4 persons in your group, and we will do our best to see if there's a group you can join for your selected date/times. If there are no other participants for the selected date/times, your request to book may not be accepted.

Details

2.0 hours
Join-in trip
Up to 5 persons

Activities

Explore Villages
Heritage Walks

Suitable For

Families with Kids
Small Groups

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You would like to participate in a tour that would take you back in time to understand the Kampong life better.

What's included

What's included

  • 2-Hour Guided Tour
  • Licensed Tour Guide throughout the tour
  • Personal expenses
  • Meals
  • Guide tipping.
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Where You'll Meet

Where You'll Meet

  • Kampung Buangkok 15 mins before selected timeslot Details

What You'll Do

What You'll Do

This is a sample itinerary and may be weather-dependent.
Day 1: Kampung Buangkok

Visit the last remaining Kampong village in Singapore!

  • Meet-up 15 mins before selected timeslot
  • Learn about the development of housings from villages to high rises.
  • Step into an actual Kampong House & discover stories of the past.

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Meet your guide

Meet your guide

Let's Go Tour

Let's Go is a licensed Tour Agency specializing in Experiential Tourism. Their programs includes Bike Tours, Culinary Classes, Boat Tours, Walking tours, private car tours. Let's Go is a Winner of STB's Singapore Tourism Award in 2019.
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What others are saying

What others are saying

4.9 out of 80 helpful reviews
Jenny Baskerville
07 Apr 2021
The Last Kampong of Singapore | Meet the Residents (Min 4 Pax)

We really enjoyed our walk around the kampong!

Lauren Hendry Parsons
02 Jan 2021
Explore Disappearing Kelongs on a Boat (Age 3+, Min 5 Pax)

Super interesting, wonderful to be on the water. Excellent guide!

Gu_
01 Dec 2020

Robin's (guide) explanations were clear and sharing was interesting, and he paid attention to safety

Carol L
29 Nov 2020

Our guide Robin is very knowledgeable and we had a fun time learning from him. The boat ride was enjoyable too.

Michelle Tan
29 Nov 2020
Great tour! The Kampong was really fun to explore... rich in history and lots of interesting plants. Our guide, Kyanta Yap was very professional and knowledgeable. He catered to our interests and kept it very engaging for my 10 year old. Highly recommend the experience, particularly since the Kampong is on private land and we would not have been able to access such a meaningful experience there otherwise.

Let's Go Tour Policies

Let's Go Tour Policies

Child Pricing
Infants (age 0 - 5) will not be charged. Children (age 6 - 17) will pay a discounted price
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Covid Cancellation Policy (for bookings after 1 Sept 2020)
If you can't travel because of Covid restrictions, you can choose to get a full refund, Seek Sophie credits (no expiry, 110% of trip value) or reschedule your trip at no additional cost. Your choice, no questions asked.
Usual Cancellation Policy (for Non-Covid reasons)
As Let's Go Tour would be holding the slot for you and turning down other potential customers, you won’t be able to cancel after you book.

Helpful Questions from Other Travellers

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What should I pack?
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Drybag
Hat or Cap
Sunblock
Sunglasses
Swimwear (for snorkeling)
Towel
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