Singapore Express

Price
From U$400 Per Person
Highlights
  • Merlion Park: Marina Bay and Merlion Statue
  • Supreme Court and City Hall
  • Chinatown
  • Local Handicraft Centr...Read More
    Highlights
    • Merlion Park: Marina Bay and Merlion Statue
    • Supreme Court and City Hall
    • Chinatown
    • Local Handicraft Centre
  • Details
  • Itinerary
  • Includes & Excludes
  • Travel Tips
  • GALLERY

Singapore Express

Singapore, an island nation, both a city and a country is one of Asia’s top destinations to visit.

Known as The Lion City, it is a diverse metropolis for the explorers, the action seekers and the like-minded. This Express Tour is perfect on its own and ideal to add on to any Asia Tours.  This tour offers a magnificent view of the modern skyscrapers, especially in the Marina Bay Area. During this trip, be ready with your cameras as every corner is a photo grabbing opportunity. A city tour, fantastic shopping of local handcrafts and explore the endless possibilities this city has to offer. 

Itinerary

Optional experiences and tours available upon request (at extra cost):
Sentosa Tour
Gardens by the Bay
Night Safari
Night Out at Marina Bay
And many more!

Just ask one of our Destination Specialists for more information!
Arrive in Singapore, meet your local representative and transfer to hotel.

Accommodation: York Hotel or similar
After breakfast, pick up from the hotel for your morning city tour. Explore the city by driving round the Civic District, passing by the Padang, Singapore Cricket Club, historic Parliament House and the National Gallery Singapore. The Gallery consists of the former Supreme Court and City Hall. Stop at the Merlion Park and enjoy the impressive views of Marina Bay. Do not miss out this picture-taking opportunity with The Merlion, a mythological creature that is part lion and part fish. Visit Thian Hock Keng Temple, one of Singapore’s oldest Buddhist-Taoist temples, before driving past Chinatown. Proceed to Singapore’s first UNESCO World Heritage Site – the Singapore Botanic Gardens and walk through the National Orchid Garden which boasts a sprawling display of 60,000 orchid plants. Let your senses come alive at Little India as you walk past shops along the five-footway offering a variety of exotic fruits, spices, jasmine and orchid garlands. Watch a skillful demonstration of Teh Tarik – Pulled Tea at a “Sarabat Stall” and sample the tea after with your guide explaining the origins of this all-time local favourite beverage. Enjoy the rest of the afternoon at leisure.

Meal(s): Breakfast
Accommodation: York Hotel or similar
Enjoy a day at leisure or join an optional tour.

Meal(s): Breakfast
Accommodation: York Hotel or similar
Transfer to Singapore airport by shared shuttle for your flight to Taipei. Upon arrival in Taipei, meet by local representative and privatetransfer to hotel. Enjoy the rest of the day at leisure

Meal(s): Breakfast

Price Includes

  • Return join-in transfer between airport and hotel.
  • 4-Star hotel accommodation based on double occupancy
  • Half Day Join-in sightseeing tours with admission*
  • Professional English Speaking local guide service
  • Daily breakfasts

*Guaranteed departure with minimum 2 passengers.

Price Excludes

  • International Airfare to Singapore
  • Travel/Medical/Cancellation insurance
  • Travel Visa
  • Personal expenses
  • Tipping and gratuities to local guides, drivers, and hotel staff
  • Any items not specified as included

Travel Tips

Travel documents: Visa is not required for North American passport holder however passport must have at least 6 months of validity from date of planned departure.

For Visa requirements please refer to CITB Visas.

Currency: Local currency is Singapore dollars and cents. There is no limit in amount for foreign currency and foreign exchange bills that can be brought into Singapore by tourists. US dollars & Canadian dollars can be exchanged into Singapore dollars in hotel or at the Bank. Visitors are advised not to change money with an unlicensed operator. Most banks open from 9:30am to 3pm on weekdays and 9:30am to 11:30am on Saturdays. Credit Cards are acceptable in Singapore. Visa, MasterCard, Diners Club International & American Express are widely accepted. Most banks handle travellers’ cheques and change foreign currencie. However, some banks do not have foreign dealings on Saturday. Passports are required when cashing travellers’ cheques. A nominal commission may be charged.

Language: English, Malay, Mandarin and Tamil.

Weather: Singapore located just north of the equator; it receives abundant of sunshine all year. Singapore is hot and humid year-round, with the temperature almost never dropping below 20C, even at night, and usually climbing to 30C during the day. Humidity is high, hovering around the 75% mark. Rainfall is most abundant during the Northeast Monsoon season from November to January. Much of the rain falls in sudden showers. February is usually the sunniest month while December is often the wettest. However, July and August are the hottest months when average temperatures are at their peak.

What to Pack:Singapore’s tropical weather makes light summer clothing mostly practical, especially for outdoor activities like sightseeing. Most restaurants and nightspots are not restrictive on the dress code – polo shirts, t-shirts, jeans, slacks, blouses and skirts, sun dresses and sneakers are acceptable at most places. Although some establishments require formal wear for the evening, suits and evening dresses will never be out of place in Singapore’s trendy nightspots. It is always advisable to ring up beforehand to check on dress regulations, if any.

Power Supply: 220 – 240 volts AC current (3 pins). Many hotels can provide visitors with a transformer, which can convert the voltage to 110-120volts, but better be prepared with adapter plug.

Tips & Gratuities: Tipping is not a way of life in Singapore. It is prohibited at the airport and discouraged in hotels and restaurants where there is a 10% service charge.

GALLERY

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