Explore Singapore’s first step toward becoming a city in a garden – and one of the city skyline’s most futuristic additions – with a tour around the famously colourful Gardens by the Bay. Begin by stepping inside two indoor conservatories, Cloud Forest and Flower Dome. Housed within enormous glass domes, these are the structures that tower over surrounding urban stretches. Stop and smell the aroma of the multi-coloured Flower Field, a regularly changing floral display that reflects seasons, festivals and themes. Peer up at Cloud Forest’s 35-meter high indoor waterfall – the highest in the world – before heading to the Supertree Grove. These man-made “super trees” are not only enormous, but boast a suspended walkway between them perfect for aerial views of the park.
Inclusions: One way pick up from Hotel to Gardens by the Bay | Admission to 2 Domes (Cloud Forest & Flower Dome)
Your guide will meet you at the Hotel lobby to start your walking journey to Singapore's most iconic cultural sights. Set off into the backstreets of Chinatown and stroll past some of the area's most iconic architecture, including a mysterious shrine and a collection of charming shophouses. Once a common element of Singapore's architecture before World War II, walk along these shophouses "five foot walkways", sheltered paths characteristic of these quirky buildings, leading to a nearby coffee shop. Try some of the shop's best blends of coffee and crispy toast - both local favourites for decades - before heading onward toward a traditional wet market.
Peruse bustling market stalls brimming with fresh vegetables, seafood and even live frogs here, before hopping on-board the public train network bound for your next stop: Little India. Disembark your train and walk a short distance on to reach rows of shops selling produce, spices and flower gardens in a dizzying riot of vibrant colours and scents. Make your way through the frenzy to arrive at the shop of a renaissance-man-cum-shop-owner whose famous for making flower garlands as well as tailoring Indian saris and suits! Chat with him about his trade and learn a bit about business in this bustling corner of the city.
Finally, continue on to the gateway to Tekka market and get an up-close and personal look at shopkeepers tossing prata and pouring the tarik. Dig into these local delicacies to wrap up your journey.
Inclusions: One way pick up from Hotel to Chinatown | MRT Ticket | Sampling of local snacks and beverages
Experience the taste of Chinatown on a stroll through Chinatown district, a bustling and historic enclave in the heart of glittering Singapore. Meet with your guide at Pagoda Street, adjacent to Bee Cheng Hiang, your first stop. Home to the famous slow cooked bakkwa, a jerky-like meat, this local delicacy is slow cooked with the same secrete recipe used for the past 80 years! Have a taste before setting off on a stroll past buildings that used to house opium dens in Singapore's seedy underbelly.
Stop at Da Sheng for some pastries before heading onward toward a local tea shop that's over a century old! Here, learn from an expert about the different varieties of Chinese tea - and how each has a special medicinal element. Afterwards, stroll to the Yong Gallery, a wood carving and painting shop owned by master calligrapher Mr. Yong. Meet the man behind the masterpieces and chat with the living legend about his passion for Chinese artwork.
Finally, take a stroll along Food Street and learn about the area’s charming culinary history. Along the way, try some satay or kueh pie tee before wrapping up your tour in Singapore's largest hawker centers. This Singaporean culinary icon is sometimes described as an alternative food court, but nowadays plays an important role in the lives of local foodies. Reserve your table with a chope - a cheap trinket from your pocket like a tissue pack - and dig into your last dish of the tour: Singapore's famous chicken and rice!
Inclusions: One way pick up from Hotel to Chinatown | Sampling of various local favorites
Discover the awe-inspiring world of life in the ocean at S.E.A Aquarium at Resorts World Sentosa, the world's largest aquarium. Explore more than 800 species of marine animals such as majestic manta rays and over 200 sharks throught the world's largest window to the ocean.
Inclusions: One way pick up from Hotel to Resort World Sentosa | Admission ticket to SEA Aquarium
Go beyond the screen and ride the movies at Universal Studios Singapore at Resorts World Sentosa. Experience cutting-edge rides, shows, and attractions based on your favourite blockbuster films and television series.
Inclusions: One way pick up from Hotel to Resort World Sentosa | Admission ticket to Universal Studio