Things to See and Do When in Singapore

No matter you are an insatiable foodie, an adventure-seeking daredevil or an art lover, there’s no dearth of things that you can do here in Singapore. And that’s precisely one of the reasons Singapore is among the world’s most frequented destinations around the world. That said, in this post, we list the things you can do when you are in the Lion City. Come let’s take a look at some of the places you must visit include in your Singapore tour package.

1. Cruise the waters in Singapore

Whether you book a Singapore tour package from Ahmedabad or any other city, make sure you take a cruise on the Royal Albatross, especially when it sails away at sunset  – this is when you will get the most picturesque view of the harbor.  It is a two and a half hour dinner cruise which begins at Sentosa Island and ends at the Southern Islands.  Tickets come in two types:  platinum ($195), and Gold ($165).

2. Walk through the waterfront garden

Singapore is known for its many beautiful gardens, one of which is by the bay.  This waterfront garden is full of plants unique to Singapore, and this is what gives it a pleasant and futuristic look and feel!  The Flower Dome with its plants from the Mediterranean and the Cloud Forest with its tropical flora are must-sees.  If you are really adventurous, you can hike the Skyway Trail at night for a neat view of glowing buildings.

3. Take a hike along the Southern Ridges

If you really love experiencing nature, you have to do this!  You will see awesome scenery of nature through Mount Faber’s treetops on this trail.  The final destination is the Labrador Nature Reserve.  You will get to see many species of beautiful birds which are unique to Singapore.

4. Visit the Botanic Gardens

his is one of Singapore’s most beautiful and unique gardens.  Its rich and picturesque foliage and many public sculptures which look like works of art make the perfect backdrop for a casual afternoon picnic!  The Native Orchid Garden has thousands of species of hybrid flowers, and Symphony Lake is known for its amazing and free outdoor concerts!

5. Hike one of the trails on the MacRitchie Reservoir

There are five great trails to choose to hike through, all of which wind through beautiful forest land.  They are between 3-11 km long, offer great views of the reservoir and surrounding flora, and allow you to see many species of unique animals and reptiles like the long-tailed macaque monkey, squirrels, snakes, and monitor lizards.

6. Explore the Sungei Buloh Wetlands

You will see wildlife which is only found in Singapore!  Its new extension features a coastal and mid-canopy boardwalk which offers a close-up view of a wide variety of animals, birds, insects, and reptiles including the monitor lizard, mudskippers, insects, herons, horseshoe crabs, etc…

7. Go to the Singapore Zoo and River Safari

This is a hidden gem because it harbors over 300 species of wildlife.  It has many zones, each with wildlife to see, ranging from baboons to Komodo dragons!  You can see animal shows, and your kids can enjoy the Kidzworld area which is full of fun activities and things to see in Singapore, including a water playground, an obstacle course, farm animals, etc…The neighboring safari river is home to over 6000 river animals.

Final Word

If you haven’t planned a Singapore tour already, make sure you plan one now. There are several international tour operators that offer customized Singapore tour packages. And the best part s that you can book a Singapore tour package from Ahmedabad, New Delhi, Mumbai, and any other major Indian city.