Singapore Historical Tour - Following the Footsteps of Raffles

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Raffles Landing Site
Bumboat
Sir Stamford Raffles Statue
Sir Stamford Raffles Statue
Clarke Quay
Clarke Quay
Bum Boat
Raffles Hotel
Raffles Hotel
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Tea at the Raffles Hotel Tiffin Room
Tea at the Raffles Hotel Tiffin Room
Cake Teas Set at the Raffles Hotel Tiffin Room
Cake Teas Set at the Raffles Hotel Tiffin Room
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What To Expect

Follow in the footsteps of Singapore's founder. Visit the Raffles Landing Site, where Sir Stamford Raffles first stepped ashore. Stop by Raffles Hotel, a place of high society in the 1800s and take a cruise down the historic Singapore river.

Highlights

  • Learn the history of Singapore and Sir Stamford Raffles - the man who transformed the country

  • Enjoy a relaxing high tea or cake tea set at the iconic Raffles Hotel

  • Cruise along Singapore River on a bumboat

Specifications

Type:
Day Tours in Singapore
Departs From:
Singapore
Meeting Point:
Hotel pick up
Duration:
4 hours and 30 minutes
Availability:
daily except Sunday at 2:00 PM
Product Code:
169
Voucher info:
Paper voucher printout not required for this activity. You may show e-voucher from your mobile device.
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Featured On:
Clarke QuayRaffles HotelSingapore RiverSingapore City Tours & SightseeingSingapore History and HeritageCity Tours & SightseeingHistory and Heritage

Description

This tour starts from where it all began - at Raffles Landing Site - where Sir Stamford Raffles is believed to have first stepped ashore in 1819, before progressing to an Exhibition that traces the history of the Singapore River.

Next, stop at Raffles Hotel, where hives of activities were held for the high-society in the 1800s. Here, enjoy either an Afternoon Tea Buffet with English/Local delicacies or light refreshments.

Board a bumboat and cruise along the historic Singapore river. Disembark at Clarke Quay, a riverside festival village.

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Includes

  • Pick up and drop off services from major hotels

  • Guided tour

  • Afternoon tea buffet/cake set/light refreshments (depending on option)

  • Singapore river cruise

Excludes

  • Meals and drinks not included in the description

  • Personal expenses

  • Tips and gratuities

  • Optional activity costs

Please Note

  • Children below 2 years old are free of charge.

  • Raffles Hotel enforces a dress code policy. No bermudas, shorts, sandals without socks and slippers for men. No bermudas, shorts slippers, clogs and slip-ons for women.

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation: 3 days or more prior to start date of activity.
  • 100% Cancellation Fee (no reimbursement): 2 days or less prior to date of activity.

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