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Singapore

From the historical sites of Singapore, to its new and futuristic icons, discover the best of what this tiny island-nation has on offer. Drive past its old civic district with colonial-styled buildings, visit famous sites like the Merlion Park and Supertrees of Gardens by the Bay and be inspired by this ever-evolving city.

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TRIP HIGHLIGHTS

Tour Highlights for Best of Singapore
Discover futuristic gardens

Discover futuristic gardens

Visit the iconic Sands Sky Park at Marina Bay Sands and the supertrees of Gardens by the Bay.

Taste of Singapore’s nightlife

Taste of Singapore’s nightlife

Take an evening cruise down Singapore River with a bustling nightlife and indulge in the famous mouthwatering chilli crab dish.

Iconic sites of Singapore

Iconic sites of Singapore

Drive by the old civic district of Singapore and learn about its British colonial past, stop by the famous Merlion Park and walk through old ethnic enclaves.

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ITINERARY

Best of Singapore - 3 Days / 2 Nights

DAY 1 - Arrival - Singapore by Night MealsMEALS [D]

Arrive at Changi Airport and be transferred to the hotel of choice in Singapore.

Spend the rest of the morning and afternoon at leisure before discovering Singapore’s night scene.

This evening, be picked up at 18:30 at the hotel with the guide and driver and be transferred to Gardens by the Bay. Discover the Supertrees at Singapore’s iconic Gardens by the Bay. First, take a stroll along the OCBC Skyway. Sitting 22 metres above ground get an up-close look at the technical marvels of the Gardens’ futuristic Supertrees.

Then, embark on a journey through rainforests of the world with Garden Rhapsody's ‘Rainforest Orchestra Asia’ show (Showtimes: 19:45 & 20:45).  Watch the Supertrees come alive with original music compositions inspired by tropical rainforests.

Next, cruise down the Singapore River in a traditional bumboat to see the legacy of Singapore's history. This is the best way to see the pivotal role the river played in Singapore's history as a port town. The cruise passes godowns and old shophouses, that now stands as a silent reminder of its humble past. Cruise past old colonial buildings contrasted with imposing modern skyscrapers. Guarding the river mouth see the majestic water-spouting Merlion - a mythological half-lion, half-fish creature a successful symbol of Singapore's tourism industry.

End the tour with a seafood dinner along the riverside. Savour an authentic dish of chili crab served with mantou (fried Chinese buns), a local favourite and a must-have in Singapore!

At 22:30 be transferred back to the hotel.

Overnight in Singapore.

DAY 2 - Civic District - Chinatown - Kampong Glam - Little IndiaMealsMEALS [B]

Breakfast at the hotel before embarking on a full day discovery of Singapore city.

Today’s tour begins at 09:00. Be picked up by the guide and driver at the hotel and explore the city by driving round the Civic District, passing by the Padang, Cricket Club, old Parliament House, Supreme Court and City Hall while learning about its history.

Next, stop at the Merlion Park and enjoy the impressive views of Marina Bay. Do not miss this picture-taking opportunity with The Merlion, a mythological creature that is part lion and part fish.

Then, visit Singapore’s historical Chinatown - a bustling mix of old and new, filled with traditional shops and local markets as well as new artisanal stores and cafes. Visit the Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum and see the rich interior design and comprehensive exhibit on Buddhist art and history with stories of the religion spanning over hundreds of years.

End the tour at either one of these iconic parks or gardens of Singapore. Entrance fees not included - additional costs apply.

Option 1

Visit Sands Sky Park, an awe-inspiring engineering wonder. This unique structural masterpiece, sits atop the three soaring towers of Marina Bay Sands hotel, 200m in the sky. Stretching longer than the Eiffel Tower laid down or four and a half A380 Jumbo jets, the Sands Sky Park offers an unforgettable panorama view of the city.

Option 2:

Visit the National Orchid Garden located within Singapore Botanic Gardens. Recently named one of the world’s heritage site by UNESCO, the National Orchid Garden boasts a sprawling display of 60,000 orchid plants. It is also home to Singapore’s National Flower, the Vanda Miss Joaquim.

Be transferred back to the hotel to rest or continue exploring the area.  Lunch at leisure.

After lunch, be met with the guide and driver and begin the tour at Kampong Glam to learn and understand more about the Malay culture. Take a walk in Arab Street to view the magnificent Sultan Mosque. Stroll along the area to see the different shops selling traditional Arab-Muslim food and merchandises.

Stop for a taste of the local teh tarik  - a sweetened tea drink made with condensed or evaporated milk. milk. Traditionally the tea is tarik'ed (pulled) by successive pouring from one container/cup to another. With some luck, get to watch a teh tarik demonstration.

Next, hop onto a trishaw, a traditional mode of transportation back in the olden days. Take a trishaw tour through BugisLittle India, the heartland of Indian communities. Take in the many colours and exotic scents of spices while riding pass the streets.

Hop off the trishaw for a light snack in Little India. Savour the local favourite roti prata, a south Indian flat bread made by frying stretched dough flavoured with ghee (clarified butter). Crispy on the outside, soft on the inside, roti prata is usually served with fish or mutton curry and hits all the spot every time.

(Please note: Trishaws are subject to availability. Vehicle transfer to Little India if trishaws are unavailable.)

At 18:30, be transferred back to the hotel or continue exploring independently. Dinner at leisure.

Overnight in Singapore.

DAY 3 - Departure MealsMEALS [B]

Breakfast at the hotel and check out. Spend the rest of the morning and afternoon at leisure before being transferred to the airport for the onward flight.

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IMPORTANT INFORMATION

Our services include:

  • Transportation with driver by private air conditioned vehicle and water provided in the car.
  • Service of English/French/German/Dutch/Spanish speaking local guide.
  • All entrance fees and activities as mentioned.
  • Meals as specified (B= Breakfast, L=Lunch, D= Dinner).

Our services do not include:

  • Other meals than mentioned.
  • Other services than mentioned.
  • Personal travel Insurance.
  • Gratuities, personal expenses, drinks, and other items.
  • Other services not clearly indicated in the Package Inclusion above.
  • High seasonal surcharge for non-English speaking guide.
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