Singapore offers unforgettable experiences which capture the best tropical offerings of this city-state in Southeast Asia. In the last 5 decades, Singapore has transformed into one of the most progressively developed, attractive, and environmentally conscious and clean cities in the world. Discover the modern features of this spectacular city-state which lies hidden in its historic corners.
We have handpicked some of the best experiences you can explore in Singapore. Ask your local operator for the best Singapore family packages and we can assure you that these would definitely feature in most of them.
- Shopping in Singapore
The Orchard Road is one of the shopping meccas in Southeast Asia which offers unmatchable experiences. With the best of international brands and local brands available with incredible variety, you would be spoilt for choices. The Orchard Road overflows with an array of boutiques and international brand stores which have taken the concept of a shopping district to an altogether new level. This 1.4 mile stretch of road is home to more than 23+ malls. Yes! You heard it right. This place is very close to the Marina Bay, Marina Squarehouse, and the City Mall. For some usual finds, head to the Emporium Shokuhin, which is a multi-story Japanese specialty grocery store. For some authentic shopping experience, head to Kampong Glam, Little India or Chinatown. If you indulge in some tours in Singapore, then you are sure to pass through these popular shopping destinations.
- Geyland Road
The over-stuffed shops, boisterous restaurant customers, ramshackle shop houses, and bustling traffic in the city gives a remotely edgy feeling of Singapore. One of the few places in Singapore which don’t feature in the polished areas of the city. The several alleys which lead off the main road serve as a historic red-light district. One of the great places in Singapore to try the amazing variety of local delicacies and other international cuisines at a reasonable cost. One of the places which you should never miss out due to the wonderful fusion of modern and rural experiences it offers.
- Sentosa Island and Pulau Ubin
The Sentosa Island was built with the sole purpose of providing complete entertainment and loads of it. One of the best locations to venture into the urban jungle away from the bustles of a busy city life. A place dedicated to leisure only, you can explore the various offerings such as beachfront bars, golf courses, fine dining, five-star resorts, numerous theme parks, and all-night party destination which makes it too tempting to resist during your Singapore Tours. Pulau Ubin offers a completely different environment in comparison to Sentosa. Set on the eastern side of Singapore, this small fishing island tried its best to resist modernization in order to retain its authentic charm and effervescence. Rent a bike and head to the four-square mile for exploring the authentic charm of this ancient town.
- Discovering the Peranakan Culture
The Peranakan or Straits Chinese culture is one of the exciting cultures which definitely deserves your attention. Head to the Peranakan Museum which houses lavish exhibits and artifacts. Post that head to the East Coast Road where you will find a veritable living museum that is dotted with Peranakan restaurants and numerous cultural galleries. Do not forget to try the exotic steamed Nonya cakes in between your exploration tour.
- Explore the ethnic neighborhoods in Singapore
The vibrant ethnic districts of Kampong Glam, Little India, and Chinatown are fine examples of the cultural diversity existent in Singapore. The places give you a complete feeling of being at the respective local places with their vibrant and colorful atmosphere and diverse cuisines. With several original shop houses still lined up on its streets, you can still explore the popular attractions of this ethnic quarters in Singapore. The Sultan Mosque and the Haji Lane are some of the places you should definitely give it a try.
- Take a River Cruise in a bumboat along the Singapore River
The bumboat has a long history in Singapore. Set initially in the trade circles in Singapore, then stopped, and finally relaunched in the form of a tourist attraction down the Singapore River. Experience the fascinating skyscrapers, colonial-era buildings, restored conservation warehouses, several Riverside sculptures, and several historical bridges along your journey. One of the most authentic experiences of Singapore’s cultural heritage and one of the prime inclusions of every Singapore Tour Packages offered by any local tour operator.
- Marina Bay Sands Hotel Skypark
Last, but not the least, this is one of the prime attractions that define the dazzling skyline of Singapore. This iconic, tri-column structure which is placed at the mouth of the bay is valued closely to $8 billion. There is 2.5-acre rooftop terrace which connects the three towers in Marina Bay and houses a spectacular infinity pool, three restaurants, an observation deck, and an array of bar and lounges. If you are not one of the guests at the hotel, then a visit to the Skypark is worth a visit. In addition to unparalleled views of the city, you can enjoy a drink at the popular Flight Bar & Lounge on a sunny afternoon on the terrace. A late evening indulgence would give you a wonderful view and give you a rare opportunity to see Singapore come alive post the sunset.