Get to know Singapore on a morning or afternoon half-day tour. You'll see all the city's highlights in one short tour perfect if your time is limited. Highlights include Singapore's vibrant Chinatown, colonial landmarks, Little India, a Teh Tarik (Pulled Tea) demonstration, sampling and the iconic, Merlion.
Your orientation tour of Singapore begins with a drive around the Civic District, passing by the Padang, Singapore Cricket Club, historic Parliament House and the National Gallery Singapore. The Gallery consists of two national monuments – the former Supreme Court Building and the City Hall. Make a photo stop here and view these magnificent buildings up close (weather permitting).After this, stop at the famous Merlion Park and enjoy the stunning views of Marina Bay. Take advantage of this picture-taking opportunity with The Merlion, Singapore’s 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 colorful display of 60,000 orchid plants, with 400 species and more than 2,000 hybrids represented.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.Starting 01 Oct 2018, 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.