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Ruby Dot Trails

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Ruby Dot Trails specializes in high quality, small group walking tours that uncover the Gems of Singapore. Exploring our vibrant neighbourhoods on foot gets you right up close with their sights, sounds & stories and is the most authentic way to get...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Reviewed 10 October 2018

Shal was terrific to work with from the beginning - given the short length of our trip to Singapore, I'd started to think it might not be possible to find a tour guide / company with sufficient flexibility to accommodate our wish to visit KG...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Alissa P
Shal_Lalwani, Owner at Ruby Dot Trails, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2018

Hello Alissa and Ray, thanks so much for your kind compliments, and for taking the time to write such a wonderful review :) I really enjoyed meeting the both of you - you were real troupers through your jet lag - and I'm glad to...More

Reviewed 2 October 2018

Brought a group of 7 foreign guests on this walking tour. They enjoyed both the history of the area and the enthusiasm of our guide Shal, who was also nice enough to make a few tweaks to the usual itinerary in order to accommodate our...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Edwin M
Shal_Lalwani, Owner at Ruby Dot Trails, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2018

Hi Edwin! Thanks so much for taking the time to write a review and for your kind compliments and recommendation :) It was a pleasure to meet you and your guests and I'm glad that, as a local, you got to learn something new too....More

Reviewed 15 July 2018

My wife and I were recently privileged to have completed the 4 walking tours of Singapore available through Ruby Dot Trails. They were all fantastic. During each tour our guide, Shalini, shared her intimate knowledge of the various ethnic and social groups that make up...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Shal_Lalwani, Owner at Ruby Dot Trails, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2018

Hello Grahame and Lynn, thanks so much for your kind compliments, and for taking the time to write such a wonderful and thoughtful review :) It was lovely to meet the both of you - truly enjoyed your company and our conversations over the 4...More

Reviewed 23 April 2018

I bumped into Shal from Rubydottrails with my mother because we mixed up the days with another tour company. We were lucky we did because the tour with Shal was so nice. She explained everything really well, in such a good way that my mother...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Dorothea M
Shal_Lalwani, Owner at Ruby Dot Trails, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2018

Hi Dorothea, I'm so glad that you bumped into me that day... as it meant I got to enjoy your company and meet your family on 2 tours :) Your daughter is my youngest guest ever, and she was an angel to have on tour...More

Reviewed 20 April 2018

We really enjoyed our morning with Shal guiding us around the many sights of the Kampong Glam district in Singapore. Shal was a fund of knowledge about the history and culture of the area and its place in the wider context of the development of...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Shal_Lalwani, Owner at Ruby Dot Trails, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2018

Hello John and Diana, thanks so much for your kind compliments, and also for taking the time to write such a wonderful review :) It was a great morning out for me as well - I enjoyed your company and being 'sidetracked' as that made...More

Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

I am a local Singaporean who booked a kampong glam tour to go with my HK friend. Shal is very friendly and helpful. She is well prepared for the tour and gave us lots of information on Kampong Glam. Really informative and enjoyable tour. Thank...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Peggy_Tan168
Shal_Lalwani, Owner at Ruby Dot Trails, responded to this reviewResponded 26 March 2018

Hello Peggy! Thanks so much for taking the time to write a review and for your compliments and recommendation :) It was a great morning out - enjoyed your company and our conversations over the tea break too. See you again soon for another tour...More

Reviewed 16 December 2017

A great walking tour of a precinct that is perhaps overlooked but with a very knowledgeable guide and in a small group there is a lot to discover. Walking along the original and renewing streets, going in to the mosque and even the small cemetery...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Shal_Lalwani, Owner at Ruby Dot Trails, responded to this reviewResponded 20 December 2017

Hi Edwin and Debra, thanks so much for taking the time to write a review and for your recommendation :) It was a great morning out - I enjoyed your company and our conversations too. Happy holidays to both of you and my best wishes...More

Reviewed 31 October 2017

I had just under 24 hours in Singapore, on business for research purposes, and was fortunate enough to be recommended Shali by a colleague. The morning walking tour was both informative and fascinating. Shali was extremely helpful and a perfect "host to the city". My...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank siania
Shal_Lalwani, Owner at Ruby Dot Trails, responded to this reviewResponded 4 November 2017

Hi Si Thanks so much taking the time to share a review on Trip Advisor - very happy to hear you found the tour fascinating and informative :) I hope you'll plan another trip to Singapore in the near future with your wife so you'll...More

Reviewed 15 October 2017

We spent a thoroughly enjoyable and informative morning in the company of Shal on this tour. She knew a lot and took us around a number of temples and interesting areas that we would never have discovered on our own. Shal is charming and great...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Stephen W
Shal_Lalwani, Owner at Ruby Dot Trails, responded to this reviewResponded 4 November 2017

Hello Stephen and Lyndella Thanks so much taking the time to share a review on Trip Advisor. It was truly my pleasure to meet the both of you and show you around Chinatown. Thank you also for the kind compliments and recommendation of the tours...More

Reviewed 3 October 2017

Whenever my husban and I travel, we like to take a walking tour to understand where we are visiting. The tours by Shal (Kampong Glam and Chinatown) were my absolute favorite! We explored wonderful sites such as the Sultan's Mosque, Taoist Temple, and of course,...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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RubyDT, Owner at Ruby Dot Trails, responded to this reviewResponded 7 October 2017

Hi Marwa and Tyler, thanks so much for taking the time to write a review and for your recommendation :) So happy to hear you enjoyed the tours and that you loved your first trip to Singapore. I really enjoyed your company and our conversations...More

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