Known as the “Lion City”, discover a blend of cultures with remnants of a British colonial past. With no distinct seasons, the country marks the passing of time with colourful festivals, parades, and fireworks throughout the year. With so much to see and do in Singapore, you won’t want to leave.
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Day 1: Arrive Singapore
Arrive in Singapore and transfer to your hotel for check-in. The remainder of the day is free at leisure to explore Singapore on your own.
Hotel: Peninsula Excelsior Hotel, 4 nights
Day 2: Singapore – City Tour
Explore the city by driving round the Civic District, passing by the Padang, Cricket Club, historic Parliament House and the National Gallery Singapore. The Gallery consists of two national monuments – the former Supreme Court Building and the City Hall. Next, stop at Merlion Park and enjoy the impressive views of Marina Bay. Do not miss out this picture-taking opportunity with The Merlion, a mythological creature that is part lion and part fish. Visit Thian Hock Keng Temple, one of Singapore’s oldest Buddhist-Taoist temples, before driving past Chinatown. Proceed to Singapore’s first UNESCO World Heritage Site – the Singapore Botanic Gardens and walk through the National Orchid Garden which boasts a sprawling display of 60,000 orchid plants. Let your senses come alive at Little India as you walk pass shops along the five-footway offering a variety of exotic fruits, spices, jasmine and orchid garlands. Return to the hotel. The remainder of the day is free at leisure.
Day 3: Singapore – Heritage Foodelicious Tour
Serving up a true melting pot of flavours and food, Singapore’s culture diversity is reflected through the array of local cuisines comprising Chinese, Malay, Indian and Peranakan. The bustling Geylang Serai market lies at the heart of the Malay community and features predominately Malay and Indian cuisine. The famous market has a wet section selling fresh produce, from live fish to spices, and a food centre on the upper level. Enjoy all time Singaporean favourites like Roti Prata and Thosai taken with a frothy glass of Teh Tarik. Traditionally associated with the Peranakan and Eurasian communities, the Joo Chiat/Katong enclave is a treasure trove, rich in history and has picture perfect architecture of pre-war shophouses. To Singaporeans, this neighbourhood is home to the famous Laksa, Ondeh-ondeh and other delicacies. And, if you’re lucky, you’ll get to watch popiah masters standing over hot griddles twirling dollops of dough in mid-air to make those paper thin wrappers for fresh spring rolls.
Day 4: Singapore – Night Tour
Enjoy dining in the comfort of a local Chinese Restaurant in the heart of Chinatown. Enroute to the world’s largest fountain, take in the beautiful sight of the central business district via Benjamin Sheares Bridge. Next, advance to Bugis Street or other night bazaars during festive period, where our guide will take you for a stroll at the night market or pasar malam where you may chance upon bargains you never imagine. The last stop for the evening will be at Raffles Hotel.
Day 5: Depart Singapore
Enjoy some last minute shopping or sightseeing before check-out of your hotel for your journey home.
|2020 Dates & Prices||Twin Share||Solo Traveller|
|Departs daily from Singapore:||Price on Application||Price on Application|
|Meals:||4 breakfasts, 1 Dinner|
|Transport:||Privarte Airport Transfers & Seat in coach air-conditioned vehicles for tours|
|Guide:||Local English Speaking Guides|
|Entrance Fees & Touring:||Entrance fees & activities as per itinerary|
* Tour departure dates are subject to availability at time of booking.
* Prices and itinerary are correct at time of publication and are subject to change without notice.