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Singapore in a Nutshell: Chinatown, National Orchid Garden, Thian Hock Keng Temple and more!

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Key Highlights

  • Our destination in a Nutshell products show you the very best of a city in just one day!
  • This tour features Merlion Park, Chinatown and Little India
  • Entrance to the National Orchid Garden is included as part of the tour
  • Tour is led by an English speaking guide
  • Hotel pick up and drop off and round trip transportation in an air-conditioned vehicle
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?

    Daily

    Duration

    3½ hours (approx)

    Start time

    Tour with English speaking guide: 9:00am and 2:00pm
    Tour with German speaking guide: 9:00am

    Meeting Point

    Your hotel in Singapore (City centre only).
    (Hotel pick-up time is half an hour before tour start 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

  • Overview & Itinerary

    Overview

    Looking for a tour that will show you the very best of Singapore? Then look no further than the all-encompassing Singapore in a Nutshell.

    Visit the magnificent Merlion, see the Civic District, the Padang, Cricket Club, historic Parliament House, Supreme Court and City Hall.

    Visit one of the world's oldest Buddhist-Taoist temples, the Thian Hock Keng temple and see a staggering 60,000 varieties of orchids in its famous National Orchid Garden.

    End the tour in the incredible Little India, the centre of Singapore’s Indian community. Be prepared for an assault on the senses as stalls sell incense, jasmine flowers, silk saris, dazzling metal ware and of course, spices.

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

    Itinerary

    You will be picked up from your hotel in Singapore and taken in an air-conditioned coach on a city sightseeing tour of Singapore. The tour operates twice daily, in the morning and afternoon, and you can choose the time that suits you. An English or German speaking guide will accompany you on this tour.

    Explore the city by driving round the Civic District, passing by the Padang, Cricket Club, historic Parliament House, Supreme Court and City Hall.

    The tour also includes stops at the following places:

    Merlion Park: Enjoy the impressive views of Marina Bay and make the most of this picture-taking opportunity with the Merlion, a mythological creature that is part lion and part fish, and the most famous icon of Singapore.

    Thian Hock Keng Temple: This is one of Singapore’s oldest Buddhist-Taoist temples.

    Drive past Chinatown.

    National Orchid Garden: Located within Singapore Botanic Gardens, this Orchid Garden boasts a sprawling display of 60,000 orchid plants.

    Little India: Little India is the heart of Singapore's Indian community, and visitors can shop for everything from jasmine garlands to silk saris and silver and brassware. The smell of incense, joss sticks and jasmine hangs in the air.

    At the end of the tour, you will be dropped back at your hotel after approximately four hours.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions

    Inclusions

    • Pick-up and drop-off from major hotels in Singapore
    • Transportation in an air-conditioned coach
    • Services of an English and German speaking guide
    • Non-refundable admission fee of SGD 5.00 to National Orchid Garden
  • Please note & Additional info

    Please note

    Please call the tour operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour to confirm the departure details.

    Minimum 2 people are required to operate German Language Tour

    Tour pickup not included from Airport/Cruise Centre/Train Station & Hotels which are out of the City Area such as Changi Village, Crown Plaza Changi Airport

    Voucher information: No need to print! If you are travelling with a smartphone or tablet you can present your voucher on your device for this activity.

    On Car-Free Sunday, National Gallery and Merlion Park will be replaced by Mount Faber.

    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.
  • Reviews
    • Short & Sweet

      The tour was short , just half a day , but covered most of the important prominent places of singapore . Overall a good experience. Shall surely come back for more countries to...

      Paras J
    • Good overview of SG

      Good concise tour that gives you a good overview of the city. Just enough time spent at each attraction. Recommended...

      Patrick Boivin
    • Best way to start the trip

      Good intro to Singapore. I highly recommend this....

      CarrieAnn Gunter
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