6 Best Airports with Free Tours for Transit Passengers
Find yourself in a more than 4-hour waiting time in these airports? Go beyond the glossy shops and overpriced food to take part in city tour, all free for transit passengers!
1. Changi Airport, Singapore
Singapore is one of the first to offer free tour for transit passengers. If you have at least 5.5 hours for your next flight, you can join free 2.5 guided tours. The Heritage Tour runs 4 times daily, highlighting the most historic places in Singapore. For urban lovers, City Sights Tour runs 2 times daily with more modern attractions, such as Merliorn Park and Marina Bay Sands. Click here for more information.
2. Incheon Airport, Seoul
Incheon Airport also offers free tours for layover passengers. Although only last 1.5 hours, you will visit traditional craft gallery and traditional Korean culture centre, as well as see the Walk of Royal Family and classic concert. All tours will be guided in English. For more information, click here.
3. Narita Airport, Tokyo
If you have a layover of several hours at Narita Airport, don't miss the opportunity to take part in the free tours. You can either join the volunteer guide tours or self-guided tour to suit your schedule. Visiting Narita City, Shibayama Town, Tako Town, and Sakae Town for traditional Japanese culture experiences are highly recommended. Click here for more information.
4. Ataturk Airport, Istanbul
If you have at least 6 hours waiting time, you are welcome to the free Touristanbul tours. The tour takes visitor to some of the most popular landmarks, historical places, and beautiful restaurants. Think about the Blue Mosque, The Hippodrome of Constantinople, World Heritage Site of Topkapi Palace, and more! Click here for more information on Touristanbul.
5. Taoyuan Airport, Taipei
Taoyuan Aiport offers a free half-day tour, highlighting famous landmarks of the city. I am bias to the afternoon tour cause it will visit my favourite spots, including Taipei 101, Longshan Temple, and Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall and Park. They are recommend for passengers with at least 7- to 24-hour layovers. Click here for more information.
6. Doha Hamad Airport, Qatar
If you are flying with Qatar Airways and have 5- to 12-hour transit in the airport, you are welcome to join the free city tour. The tour last for about three hours, and you will visit for key landmarks, including The Pearl-Qatar, Katara Cultural Village, Souq Waqif, and Museum of Islamic Art. Click here for more information.