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Johore Bahru - Malaysia Tour from Singapore

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Highlights

  • Hotel pick up and drop off and round trip transportation in an air-conditioned vehicle
  • Spend a day in Johore Bahru which is a fascinating blend of Singaporean and Malaysian cultures
  • Tour is led by an English speaking guide

Overview

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.

Download the list of Singapore Hotels from where Pick up is included

Itinerary

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.

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Reviews

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

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Activity Schedule

When does it run?

Daily

Duration

5 hours

Start time

Start time: 0830h (8:30am)
Duration: 5 hours

Meeting point

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.)

Ending point

Tour returns to the original departure point

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Inclusions

  • Pick-up and drop-off from major hotels in Singapore
  • Transportation in an air-conditioned coach
  • Services of an English-speaking guide
  • Entrance fees

Exclusions

  • Meals

Do/Dont's

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.

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Please note

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
2. Gender
3. Date of Birth
4. Nationality
5. Passport No.
6. Expiry date of passport
Booking will not be confirmed or accepted without the required information

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Additional info

  • The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.
  • The distance between Johore Bahru and Singapore is 50 kilometres and travelling time is approximately 1.5 hours including immigration procedures. This can vary based on immigration lines and traffic.
  • Please check the Visa requirements before booking. As a guide visas are not usually required by nationals Australia, Canada, USA, EU Countries and Japan. Most visitors do not require a visa to enter Malaysia if the period is less than 1 month and the purpose of the visit is business or social. This excludes nationals of the following countries who almost always need a visa: Bangladesh, Bhutan, China (PR), Myanmar, Nepal, Nigeria, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Taiwan and Vietnam.
  • Your passport must have a minimum of 6 months validity.
  • Tour duration depends on traffic conditions and immigration clearance.
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Cancellation policy

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  • 4.5Reviews (2)
  • "Wonderful Excursion" 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. ...
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