Outside the Istana, the presidential palace where Trump met Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, well-wishers displayed American flags and a boy held up a sign reading: "I love President Trump!"
The North Korean leader then traveled to the St. Regis Hotel - where he will be staying for the duration of the visit - in his armored limousine, which arrived on a separate flight.
The North Korean leader shook hands with Singaporean Foreign Minister Vivian Balakrishnan shortly after arriving at Singapore's Chagi airport.
Earlier Trump had said the meeting was a "one-time shot" for Kim.
At 10am, Choi strode into the Ritz Carlton with her team of four.
Trump is expected to meet Lee on Monday.
Observers in the region warn that ultimatums over denuclearization could make military confrontation between the US and North Korea even more likely, a situation Zhao Hai from China's Academy of Social Sciences described as a "down-spiral of security" that could turn into a nuclear "nightmare".
In a statement, US State Secretary Mike Pompeo said "The president is well-prepared for tomorrow's engagement with Chairman Kim".
North Korea wants a staged approach to dismantling its nuclear weapons program and a security guarantee from the U.S. in return.
A security guarantee could come in the form a peace treaty to formally end the Korean War. But any request for the U.S. to withdraw its 28,000 troops from South Korean bases would likely be rejected.
Trump arrived in Singapore calling the summit a "one-time shot" for Kim, who is being urged to abandon his weapons program and normalize relations with the rest of the world in exchange for unspecified "protections" from the U.S. North Korea has long anxious about an American invasion and justifies its nuclear buildup as a way to defend itself.
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The two leaders have had an extraordinary up-and-down relationship over the past 18 months.
Late on Monday. Trump phoned Moon from Singapore.
"I am on my way to Singapore where we have a chance to achieve a truly wonderful result for North Korea and the World", Trump wrote in a pair of tweets.
"The senior officials of the party and government sincerely wished Kim Jong Un good successes in the first summit meeting and talks between the DPRK and the United States and his safe return", the KCNA said. The fake negotiators remained out of sight as the real men hit the streets on Monday.
Kim invited Trump to the North Korean capital on June 1 in a hand-written letter, according to South Korean newspaper JoongAng Ilbo, which cited an anonymous source in Singapore.
Trump's administration has insisted that CVID is a foremost requirement that Pyongyang must meet for lasting peace on the Korean peninsula. The cost includes the hotel bill for the North Korean delegation. Pyongyang says it hopes for a "new" start with the US.
North Korea's official newspaper Rodong Sinmun proclaimed Kim's arrival in Singapore on its front page, in unusually swift coverage of his global visit.
The KCNA news agency heralded the summit as part of a "changed era".
It was at those meetings that the need for further summits was agreed and a rough timetable laid out, Japanese news agency Kyodo News reports.
Trump descended from Air Force One into the steamy Singapore night, greeting officials and declaring he felt "very good" before being whisked away to his hotel via a route lined with police and photo-snapping onlookers.
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