Singapore Orientation Tour
Date: Sunday, 16 September
Fee: Registered Guests: Included with Guest Registration
Professionals and Others: US $35
Includes: Air-conditioned transportation, English-speaking guide and admission to National Orchid Garden
This orientation tour allows you to become acquainted with Singapore, starting the morning at the National Orchid Garden. Located within Singapore Botanic Gardens, it boasts a sprawling display of 60,000 orchid plants.
From there, we will enjoy a drive along Orchard Road, Singapore’s main shopping and lifestyle belt. Catch a glimpse of Dempsey Hill — formerly known as the British army barracks — and the old Central Manpower Base national service enlistment center. We will explore the city by driving around the Civic District, passing by the Padang, Cricket Club, historic Parliament House, Supreme Court and City Hall.
Later, visit the Malay precinct of Kampong Glam and have an enjoyable walk around the conservation area. Once the historic seat of Malay royalty in Singapore, it is a golden ethnic enclave and is worth exploring for its depth in architecture and palatable pleasures.
We next head to Little India, the focal point of Singapore’s Indian community. Its spice-scented streets beckon you to a cornucopia of ethnic jewelry, jasmine garlands and silk saris. Our final stop will be at Chinatown. See roadside peddlers and turn-of-the-century shophouses, temples and mosques alongside modern shopping centers and offices.
Morning at Sentosa
Date: Monday, 17 September
Fee: US $55
Includes: Air-conditioned transportation, English-speaking guide, admission to Underwater World and Dolphin Lagoon, admission to Images of Singapore,
admission to Butterfly Park and Insect Kingdom and one-way cable car ride.
The beauty of a whole different world beneath the seas will overwhelm those visiting Underwater World and the Dolphin Lagoon. You can watch the adorable pink dolphins perform their natural antics. At Images of Singapore, you will embark on a journey to experience the colorful culture and vibrant heritage of Singapore, re-told through life-sized figures, animatronics and
A world of colors at the Butterfly Park and Insect Kingdom will allow 1,500 live butterflies from over 50 species to flutter about you or you can admire up to 3,000 species of insects. You will see the beautiful landscape of the city while ending your tour with a scenic cable car ride.
Footsteps of Raffles
Date: Monday, 17 September
Fee: US $45
Includes: Air-conditioned transportation, English-speaking guide, light refreshment and Bumboat ride
The tour starts where it all began – at Raffles Landing Site. Sir Stamford Raffles is believed to have first stepped ashore in 1819, before progressing to an exhibition that traces the history of the Singapore River.
Raffles Hotel is the next stop, where hives of activities were held for the high society in the 1800s. Here you will enjoy light refreshments. Board a Bumboat and cruise along the historic Singapore River. Disembark at Clarke Quay, a riverside festival village, where you will visit a pewter gallery. You will be entertained by a demonstration on pewtersmithing, while discovering the history of pewter and role of tin in the development of Singapore as a trading port.
Note: Drinks are not included in tour price. No bermudas, shorts, sandals without socks or slippers for men.
Morning at the Zoo
Date: Tuesday, 18 September
Fee: US $48
Includes: Air-conditioned transportation, Jungle Breakfast, English-speaking guide, zoo admission and tram ride
Enjoy your “Jungle Breakfast” with special animal appearances such as those by the orangutan, the otter and the magnificent reticulated python. They will perform amazing stunts as you savor breakfast from a selection of popular items.
The Singapore Zoo is spread over 69 acres and is a haven to over 3,600 mammals, birds and reptiles — including some rare and endangered species. Natural barriers like streams, rock walls and beautiful landscaping are used to separate the animals from visitors thus creating an “open zoo” effect. Experience this new concept in animal keeping from the comfort of your tram or on foot.
Note: Tour duration includes travel time to and from the attraction.
Trishaw Tour with Dinner
Date: Tuesday, 18 September
Fee: US $120
Includes: Air-conditioned coach, English-speaking guide, local seafood dinner and Trishaw ride
Limit: 45 people, 15 people minimum
Join us for a night out in Singapore, and enjoy the lovely scenes offered on this special tour. First enjoy relaxed, al fresco dining along the Singapore River, where you can view the skyline of Singapore while having a local seafood dinner. Sitting along the Singapore River in Clarke Quay has become a popular and exciting outdoor dining experience in Singapore.
The highlight of this evening will be discovering Singapore on our unique three- wheelers. After dinner, take a refreshing ride along the Singapore River on our first motorized trishaw before we head towards Little India. Weave through the lesser-seen streets and bustling intersections and catch the colorful scenes of Singapore at night.
The ride will end at Bugis Street, made infamous by sailors during the 1960s. At this bustling night market, you can find bargains for watches, T-shirts and other souvenirs. Finally, we will proceed to the world’s largest fountain at Suntec City.
Note: Tour may be cancelled if undersubscribed.