Johore Bahru, the capital city of Johor, has often been called the ‘heart’ of the Southern Peninsula in Malaysia. Its strategic location next to Singapore makes it one of the most important gateways of Malaysia. Consisting of a diverse ethnic mix of races, Johore Bahru offers the visitor heritage attractions, colourful culture, delectable local cuisine, and exciting recreational activities. Among its myriad landmarks feature the magnificent and century-old Sultan Abu Bakar Mosque and the Royal Mausoleum. Batik, the national fabric of Malaysia, is created in numerous handicraft centres spread across this Malaysian city.
You will be picked up from your hotel in Singapore at 0800h (08:00am) and taken in an air-conditioned coach for a sightseeing tour of Johore Bahru in Malaysia. You will be accompanied by an English-speaking guide.
Drive across the causeway linking Singapore and Malaysia. After immigration formalities, you will commence your tour of Johore Bahru and see some of its major attractions. (The distance between Johore Bahru and Singapore is 50 kilometres and travelling time is approximately 1.5 hours including immigration procedures.)
The highlights include visits to:
Handicraft Centre, where you will see the craftsmen busy at work with their batik painting, which is considered the national fabric in Malaysia.
Sultan Abu Bakar Mosque, is one of the most beautiful old mosques in Malaysia. It stands on top of a hill in downtown Johor Bahru, overlooking the Straits of Johor and neighbouring Singapore and is more than a century old.
A local kampong (village),where you'll have a chance to experience first-hand the simple, traditional and rural way of life.
The final stop will be at a Muslim cemetery with a view of the exterior of The Royal Mausoleum. The Royal Mausoleum has been the final place for Royalty of Johor and is situated along Jalan Mahmoodiah.
At the end of the tour, you will be dropped back at your hotel in Singapore after approximately seven hours.
This tour is very limited while booking, but well worth it! With 2 cancellations during the week (with another tour company, not this one), finally enough people wanted to go. ... ELIZABETH A EILTS
It would be nice to spend a little longer on the tour and perhaps see more of the country. Our Guide was fantastic and very informative. I will definately recommend the tou,... Karen Straiton
Start time: 0830h (8:30am)
Duration: 5 hours
Your City hotel only in Singapore. (Hotel Pick-up time is half an hour before tour starting time.)
(Please mention your hotel name and address at the time of booking. If you do not have this information now, please contact the local activity operator 72 hours prior to the start of the tour with these details.)
Tour returns to the original departure point
You are welcome to visit the Sultan Abu Bakar Mosque and even walk around its grounds, but visitors are asked to dress modestly. Fridays is busy because maximum worshippers come on this day.
Please call the tour operator at least 72 hours prior to start of the tour to reconfirm the departure details.
Pick-up time is half an hour before starting time.
Tour pickup not included from Airport/Cruise Centre/Train Station & Hotels which are out of the City Area like Changi Village, Crown Plaza Changi Airport
Tour operates with minimum of 6 adults
Voucher information: You must print and surrender a paper version of your booking voucher for this activity (showing your voucher on a smartphone is not accepted). No refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.
All passengers who are booked on Johore Bahru are required to bring along their departure embarkation card along with the passports.
FULL passport details are required are:
1. Name as in passport
3. Date of Birth
5. Passport No.
6. Expiry date of passport
Booking will not be confirmed or accepted without the required information
See the Cancellation policy for this product