Explore the Animal Kingdom:
Singapore is world-renowned for offering the finest zoological experience on the planet. Enclosures of the Singapore Zoo are designed with such perfection that the 2,500 plus animal species appear at a touching distance. Not only that, you get an ultimate jungle ride in the dark spotting the yellow glittering eyes of wild animals on the Night Safari. Singapore also houses the largest bird park in the world, Jurong Bird Park, where you can catch an entertaining parrot talk show and over 5000 bird species. It doesn’t end here, you have a chance of another lovely experience as dolphins are awaiting your hugs and kisses as you swim with these beautiful creatures in a pool at the Dolphin Islands.
A Shopaholic’s destination!
Stretching over 2 kilometres, the swanky Orchard Street is a shopper’s delight! This shopping boulevard is flanked by 22 shopping malls housing expensive designer wear as well as high-street fashion catering to every shopper’s need. You will also spot Singapore’s oldest mall, Takashimaya, on this vivacious street.
Singapore’s very own Sin city!
Marina Bay Sands is the splurging board of Singapore. It has a world-class casino, multiple nightclubs, concert grounds, high-end designer stores, an art walk and luxurious hotels. You may stroll on the 11km waterfront promenade around Marina Reservoir as you watch the amazing laser show and capture marvellous pictures. The shopping mall in this area is so massive that it has a canal within, offering gondola rides. If you think this is glamourous, think again! Because you can also take a dip in the world’s highest swimming pool which is perched atop the enormous skyscrapers, in the boat-like structure of Marina Sands Bay. Fascinating, isn’t it!
Pay a Visit to the Country Mascot
The Merlin statue is a structure of a lion’s head and a fish tail – the signature asset of Singapore. In Merlin Park on Marina Bay, stands this tall statue sprouting water from its mouth into the Bay, beautifully landscaped gardens with colourful flowerbeds. However, the panoramic view of the city from this park is what truly impresses its visitors.
The world’s largest city Ferris wheel, it is as tall as a 42-storeyed building! Similar to the London Eye, it offers the best views of Singapore. On a lovely clear day, you can even spot Malaysian land to the north and Indonesian islands to the south!
A fun and frolic nightlife!
Boat Quay and Clarke Quay are the most popular nightlife destinations of Singapore. The riverside strip is fringed with bars and pubs offering potent cocktails and hookah as well as nightclubs which remain open till the wee-hours of the morning.
Laze around at the Central Park of Singapore!
You will be pleasantly surprised to find a 52-hectare green landscape amidst all of Singapore’s skyscrapers – the Botanic Garden. Encompassing three lakes, beautiful mountains and well-manicured lawns, this is a euphoric place to wander off and unwind. The noted Natural Orchid Garden is found here; nurturing 1000 species of orchids and the garden boasts of the largest tropical orchids in the world.
Asia’s largest Playground!
The Resorts World Sentosa is home to two of the most popular tourist destinations of Singapore- Sentosa Island and Universal Studios. Sentosa Islands is a dedicated family-friendly amusement park where you can wander about playing games, relaxing on the man-made beach, catch a music and lights fountain show and eat sumptuous meals at various restaurants. Entertainment continues at Southeast Asia’s only Universal Studios theme park which has movie themed rollercoaster rides and popular characters walking arm-in-arm with you.
Discover a Multi-ethnic Singapore
Singapore is a melting pot; a destination to explore various cultures. At one of the most popular China Towns of the world, you will spot locals playing Chinese chess and traditional shop houses selling small titbits. It is an ideal place to savour some chilli crab.
If you are a fan of Indian culture, the Little India neighbourhood will give you a taste of this culture-rich country. The colourful and vibrant streets have a distinctive fragrances of spices and are blaring with loud music. The 24-hour shopping centre, Mustafa, is quite popular among tourists. Moving away from China and India, if you are an Arabic enthusiast, the Arab Quarter fulfils your desires. With a hookah pipe in one hand and a mezza platter on the other and the golden-domed Sultan Mosque in the background, you will get a typical feel of Dubai- while you are in Singapore! The Haji Lane in Arab Quarters’ is famous for boutiques and bespoke designer dresses.
A Lavish Dining Table of Street Food!
Be assured that the foodie in you will be treated with great hospitality across the streets of Singapore from the Old Airport Road to Chinatown to Jalan Lengudi. Your mind will be boggled with the countless stalls serving fish dumplings, prawn noodle soup, Hainanese curry rice, chilli crabs, Hokkien mee (seafood pasta), sambal stingray, stuffed tofu and so much more!
This tiny country has moulded itself to be your ideal holiday destination, keeping you entertained at every step, exceeding your expectations in every way.