Singapore-TRAVEL-GUIDE

Singapore Travel Guide

Destination Guide
Singapore in a Glance -Travel Video
Country Singapore
Continent   Asia
Best time to visit Oct to march
Flight options       Singapore airline/Indigo/Air India
Language    English/Malay/Mandarin/Tamil
Currency Singapore dollar
Visa requirement e-Visa application

Famous Sightseeing places in Singapore -Must see attractions of Singapore

  1. Night safari –

The Night Safari is the world’s first nocturnal zoo and is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Singapore. The world’s first nocturnal wildlife park, the Night Safari is one of Singapore’s best-known attractions: The legendary Singapore Night Safari goes above and beyond the typical zoo experience. Enhanced by the subtle glow of moonlight, the jungle comes to life each night for visitors to see animals exploring their free-roaming environments, designed to replicate the Himalayan foothills, Southeast Asian rainforest, and Indian subcontinent. During the tour, visitors can explore 86 acres (40 hectares) of the huge jungle park aboard an open-air tram, spotting nocturnal animals as they roam and play. After the tram ride, a guide leads travelers along walking trails such as Fishing Cat Trail, Wallaby Trail, and Leopard Trail. To make the most of your Night Safari experience, finish with an add-on buffet dinner at the Ulu Ulu Safari Restaurant, which serves international and traditional Singaporean cuisine.

  1. Gardens by the Bay

Highlights :

  • Worlds largest Glass green house
  • Flower Dome- Guinness book of world record.
  • Featuring more than a million plants over 5000 species /varieties.

Explore diverse plant life from around the world displayed in its spectacular cold conservatories- Flower Dome & Cloud forest. Which is voted as the top 10 indoor Gardens of the world.

It is an artificial garden or nature park. Gardens by the Bay is a nature park spanning 101 hectares (250 acres) of reclaimed land in the Central Region of Singapore, adjacent to the Marina Reservoir. The park consists of three waterfront gardens: Bay South Garden (in Marina South), Bay East Garden (in Marina East) and Bay Central Garden (in Downtown Core and Kallang). The largest of the gardens is Bay South Garden at 54 hectares (130 acres) designed by Grant Associates. Its Flower Dome is the largest glass greenhouse in the world.

  1. Sentosa Island

Sentosa Island is a man-made island that was built for fun and recreation. Sentosa is an island resort off Singapore’s southern coast, connected to the city by road, cable car, pedestrian boardwalk and monorail. By Sentosa Station, Tiger Sky Tower has panoramic views that can stretch as far as Indonesia. On the south coast, Palawan Beach is lined with food stalls and bars, and has a suspension bridge to a small offshore island. Palm-lined, crescent-shaped Tanjong Beach is more tranquil.

Resorts World Sentosa is home to 4 major ticketed attractions.

  • Universal Studios Singapore: A theme park packed with rides, shows and your favourite characters from the movies and worlds under Universal Studios.
  • E.A. Aquarium: One of the largest aquariums in the world, and home to more than 100,000 marine animals.
  • Adventure Cove Waterpark: An aquatic park with thrilling slides and immersive dives for all ages.
  • Dolphin Island: A facility dedicated to Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphins, where you can interact with and learn more about these dolphins.

Open: Sunday–Thursday from 10am to 7pm, Friday–Saturday from 10am to 10pm

Major Attractions of Sentosa:

  • Adventure Cove Waterpark
  • AJ Hackett Sentosa- Siloso Beach
  • Palawan Beach
  • Crane Dance
  • Butterfly Park & Insect Kingdom
  • Crane Dance
  • Dolphin Island
  • Fort Siloso Skywalk
  • Gogreen Cycle
  • Gogreen Segway Eco Adventure
  • HeadRock VR
  • Madame Tussauds Singapore
  • Lake of Dreams
  • Skyline Luge Sentosa
  • Sentosa Golf Club
  • 4D Adventure island
  1. Universal Studios Singapore

Universal Studios Singapore is a theme park located within Resorts World Sentosa on Sentosa Island, Singapore. It features 24 rides, shows and attractions in seven themed zones. Universal Studios Singapore is Southeast Asia’s Only Hollywood Movie Theme Park that features 24 rides, shows and attractions in seven themed zones, 18 of them original or adapted for Singapore. The theme park boasts a collection of many world firsts: the world’s first Far Far Away Castle from the world of Shrek, the world’s first Madagascar theme park ride, the world’s first TRANSFORMERS attraction and many more. Guests can also immerse in a celebratory atmosphere with the Hollywood Dreams parade, which features amazingly detailed floats, special effects, a custom musical score and fan-favourite characters alongside a colourful cast of over 100 performers.

  1. E.A. Aquarium

Large aquarium & resort featuring 800 species of marine life in a variety of habitats. Discover the world’s oceans at the largest aquarium in the world at S.E.A. Singapore. With state-of-the-art facilities, you can explore the depths of the oceans and glimpse at fish species, sharks, turtles and more. The highlight of S.E.A. Aquarium is undoubtedly the enormous viewing panel giving an underwater glimpse to visitors. Here you can spot some of the 100,000 sea creatures in the aquarium like the leopard shark, goliath grouper, and squadrons of beautiful manta rays. With such a colorful array of marine life on show, the S.E.A. aquarium makes for a great, educational trip for everyone to enjoy.

  1. Jurong Bird Park –

Jurong Bird Park is a world-famous bird zoo where you can see magnificent bird life from around the world. More than 5,000 birds over 400 species breath taking free flight exhibits. Worlds largest walk in aviary; Thrilling world class shows; Up-cose feeding encounter; memorable lunch with parots, behind the sences Encounters at breeding & research. Explore Asia’s premier bird park and have an avian adventure unlike any other. Visit this scenic location and have face-to-face encounters with bird species from all across the world in environments that mirror their natural habitat. The Hop-on Hop-off tram ride will allow you to cover the park easily and take in the exhibits at a relaxed pace.

At Jurong Bird Park you’ll come across bird species that are descendants of dinosaurs such as the Double-Wattled Cassowary and the Emu. You’ll also get to explore the kingdom of penguins. The Penguin Coast is a unique location where you can spot up to four species of these black and white southern creatures.

The Birds of Play wet and dry play area is meant exclusively for children to enjoy at while and the Bird Discovery Center is perfect for your little ones to learn while having fun. With multiple special experiences and feeding shows such as the High Flyers Show and the Kings of the Skies Show, at Jurong Bird Park you can interact with the birds up-close and see them at their most active.

  1. Marina Bay sands (Sands sky park)-

A highlight of the luxurious Marina Bay Sands resort, the Marina Bay Sands Skypark is a gigantic rooftop complex balanced atop the resort’s three towers. The Skypark, which stretches over 1,115 feet (340 meters), has gardens, restaurants, a huge infinity pool, and spectacular views over Singapore. Guests at the Marina Bay Sands hotel can swim in Skypark’s 492-foot-long (150-meter-long) infinity pool and enjoy free access to all of the rooftop attractions. Nonguests can purchase admission to the Skypark observation deck and visit Skybar, both of which offer 360-degree views of Supertree Grove, the Gardens by the Bay, and the Singapore skyline.

  1. Singapore flyer

The Singapore Flyer is a giant Ferris wheel from where you can enjoy beautiful view of city. This must-do attraction is a huge observation wheel where you can get 360° views of the city and on a clear day see as far as Malaysia and Indonesia. It is located in Marina Bay and is the largest observation wheel in Asia. The wheel’s highest point is 165 meters above ground. There are 28 air-conditioned capsules which take 30 minutes to make a full revolution.

On ground level you can try out a flight simulator and enjoy a myriad of dining options and attractions. At the base of the wheel in the central atrium is Rainforest Discovery where you can follow the 5 paths which meander through lush vegetation complete with waterfalls. The latest attraction at the base of the wheel is Journey of Dreams which uses multimedia to highlight Singapore’s history and learn about how the wheel works. You will learn about how the wheel came about and how old Singapore became the modern phenomenon that it is today

  1. River safari

The River Safari is a river-themed zoo and aquarium located in Singapore. The River Safari is a river-themed zoo and aquarium located in Singapore. It is built over 12 hectares and nestled between its two counterparts, the Singapore Zoo and the Night Safari, Singapore. It is the first of its kind in Asia and features freshwater exhibits and a river boat ride as its main highlights. River Safari is Asia’s first and only river-themed wildlife park inspired by the world’s most iconic rivers. Witness some of the biggest, most endangered animals from these rivers, in lofty tanks and luscious walk-through exhibits!

  1. Singapore Zoo

The Singapore Zoo, formerly known as the Singapore Zoological Gardens and commonly known locally as the Mandai Zoo. There are about 315 species of animal in the zoo. Singapore Zoo isn’t your typical menagerie; inside, more than 300 species of birds, reptiles, and mammals roam in close approximations of their natural habitats. Visitors to the lush jungle park can observe an abundance of wildlife, including lions, white tigers, giraffes, flying foxes, sea lions, and Komodo dragons.

Duck Tours- Explore Singapore on a 1-hour duck tour, known officially as DUCKtours®, which allows you to see city sights by both land and water. On ‘the duck,’ an amphibious military vehicle that was refurbished from World War II, you’ll drive around the city to check out attractions like the Fountain of Wealth and Singapore Flyer. Then hit the water to cruise past landmarks like the Merlion, Singapore’s famous statue that sits where the Singapore River meets Marina Bay. Audio commentary is included.

  • Travel through the streets of Singapore to see its main attractions like the Singapore Flyer and the Cenotaph
  • Feel the excitement when your land vehicle turns into a boat as it hits the Singapore River!
  • Admire waterfront views of beautiful locations like Marina Bay Sands and the Esplanade-Theatres on the Bay
  • Listen to interesting and informative audio commentary regarding all the sights you see
  1. Singapore’s Chinatown-

Singapore’s Chinatown is the sightseeing focus of the city, home to traditional shophouses, temples, and cultural heritage. Take a wander down the atmospheric streets, dropping into shophouses to see what’s for sale. Admire the rooftop dragons of Thian Hock Keng Temple, dedicated to the Goddess of the Sea, and the festively gaudy Hindu Sri Mariamman Temple, covered with colorful cows and depictions of the gods. Of course, Chinatown is also the place to go to for great food, especially along Smith Street.

Things to know before you go

  • Singapore’s Chinatown is a must for first-time visitors and foodies.
  • Experience the neighborhood as part of a city-wide sightseeing tour or dive deep on a dedicated Chinatown food tour or trishaw ride.
  • There’s a lot to see (and buy, and eat) in Chinatown, so don’t forget to wear comfortable walking shoes.

 

  1. Little India-

For subcontinental color, cuisine, and atmosphere, head to Singapore’s Little India, one of the island’s most vibrant districts. Shops, restaurants, street vendors, and colorful Hindu temples line the streets of Little India, making it an excellent place to take a walk. The culture and community center of Little India, Sri Veeramakaliamman Temple is the neighborhood’s most important Hindu Temple, dedicated to the goddess Kali.

Things to know before you go

  • Little India is a must-visit for shoppers and foodies.
  • Dive deep into the local culture on a walking tour, or catch the highlights on a citywide ightseeing tour.
  • Bring cash with you, as many of the smaller shops and food stalls do not accept credit cards.