Discover the history and culture of Singapore on this fantastic half day tour. Sit back in comfort as your Tour East coach driver takes you on a journey, exploring Singapore city.
Drive through Singapore’s Civic and Cultural District and see historic landmarks such as the Singapore Cricket Club, The Padang, Parliament House and the National Gallery Singapore. The Gallery also incorporates the City Hall and the former Supreme Court Building.
From here travel on to Merlion Park. Enjoy the stunning views of the waterfront and the Marina Bay. Before leaving don’t miss out on a photo opportunity of the mythical creature, The Merlion. Used widely as a mascot for Singapore, this part lion and part fish landmark stands proudly on the marina's foreshores and is a very popular tourist attraction.
Reboard your coach and travel on to visit one of Singapore’s oldest Buddhist-Taoist temples - Thian Hock Keng Temple, built to worship the Chinese sea goddess, Mazu. Next, we travel to the National Orchid Garden located in the Singapore Botanic Gardens a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Enroute we drive past Chinatown. At the gardens we disembark the coach and see the 60,000 orchid plants displayed inside the National Orchid Garden.
Before your 3.5 hours Singapore City tour ends, tantalize your senses as we take a walk-through Little India. Discover a variety of exotic fruits, colourful and aromatic spices as well as numerous orchid and jasmine garlands. Watch a Teh Tarik - Pulled Tea demonstration at a "Sarabat Stall" and sample the tea after with your guide explaining the origins of this all-time local favourite drink.
Departs: 8.30 am from Singapore accommodation
Duration: approximately 3.5 hours
Note: Pick-up begins 30 minutes prior to tour starting time and we recommend that pax be ready 5 mins before the given time. We offer pick-up service from major hotels to a coordination centre. At the end of the tour, we also offer a drop-off service, unless otherwise specified, to a point near the hotels, not necessary at hotel's doorstep.
Children: 3-12 years are charged at the child rate
Note: Tour requires minimum 2 people to operate. On Car-Free Sunday, National Gallery and Merlion Park will be replaced by Mount Faber
Operated by: Tour East