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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

    Meeting Point

    Pickup is offered from majority of the Singapore hotels.
    Please mention your hotel and the complete address at the time of booking, if you do not have these details, please contact the local operator at least 48 hours before departure to arrange for the same.

    Where do we pickup from? Download the hotel pickup list

    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 around 60,000 orchid plants 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.

    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 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
    • Non-refundable admission fee of SGD 5.00 to National Orchid Garden
  • Please note & Additional info

    Please note

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

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

    As Singapore is hosting the annual 2017 Formula 1 Singapore Airline Grand Prix, so roads will be closed from 13 to 19 September 2017 and will affect accessibility to Civic District and Merlion Park. However, it will be replaced by a stopover at Mount Faber where guests can enjoy the stunning views of the horizon from above.

    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

    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
    • overall Good...

      Madasamy Thevar, Singapore, 21/Sep/2017
    • Excellent visit

      This activity is an ideal for anyone staying in Singapore for short time and want to see many places. This tour is all places we wanted to see which we enjoyed every minute of...

      Sarah Armstead, United Kingdom, 01/Aug/2017
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