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

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Key Highlights

  • See the spots most tourists miss: Guides here know the area like the back of their hands
  • Hotel pick up and drop off and round trip transportation in an air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entrance to the National Orchid Garden is included as part of the tour
  • 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
  • Both printed or smartphone vouchers accepted!
  • 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.

  • Activity Schedule & Itinerary

    Activity Schedule

    When does it run?



    3½ hours (approx)

    Start time

    9am and 2pm

    Meeting Point

    Pick up from your hotel. (Please mention your hotel name and address at the time of booking. If you do not have this information now, our customer service executives will get in touch and confirm the details)

    Ending Point

    Tour returns to the original departure point


    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. Sip on a local hot milk tea beverage, Teh Tarik while you stroll through the colourful and vibrant market shops in Little India.

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

  • Inclusions & Exclusions


    • Pick-up and drop-off from major hotels in Singapore
    • Transportation in an air-conditioned coach
    • Services of an English speaking guide
    • Complementary local beverage, Teh Tarik
    • Non-refundable admission fee of SGD 5.00 to National Orchid Garden
  • Please note

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details. They’re a nice bunch, and will happily answer any logistical questions you may have. Please give them a call at least 24 hours before your organised activity to reconfirm.

    Voucher information: No need to print! You can show your voucher on your smartphone or other devices. (But if you’d rather print a copy – that’s fine too!)

    Our supplier needs at least 2 people on the tour to be able to go ahead with the German 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.

    On 3rd and 9th Aug due to Singapore National day, you will be visiting Mount Faber instead of Merlion Park.

  • Customer Reviews
    • Best tour in Singapore

      Very nice and informative tour. The best places what we visited were Thian Hock Keng Temple and Orchid Garden. Fantastic!...

      Maia Lemmik, Estonia
    • time keeping and disciplined queuing method used in Singapore is excellent. Keep it up....

      ye win, United Kingdom
    • Professional Service and Good Experience

      On time pickup, covered all locations as mentioned...

      MANDEEP MODI, India
    • Excellent as noted above.

      MADHUKAR KUMAR, Australia, 29/Oct/2019
    • As Above

      Elysia Brenner, Netherlands, 14/Oct/2019
    • We had a wonderful tour guide, Linda Chan, full of humour while being very businesslike in her official role! She made our tour interesting, informative and enjoyable.

      Ashok Varma, India, 22/Mar/2019

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