Singapore travel guide – Sightseeing

Singapore is a natural wonderland, a cultural hub, an extravagant city that brings ecstasy and excitement to its visitors. It’s blend of different Asian cultures and a mix of natural and artificial marvels.

Prepare yourself for one of your most memorable and wonderful trip and put the below activities on the top of your to do list!

1- Singapore zoo:

Winner of several awards, Singapore zoo is one of the best natural parks in the world. In an area of 70 acres more than  2,800 animals and a variety of activities are awaiting for you!

You can start your day with a jungle breakfast with wildlife where you will enjoy a toothsome international buffet in the company of friendly animals. Then have a tour on tram, trek or foot in the zoo where the creations wander freely in their habitats. From the Australian zone, wild African and the Fragile Forest to the exclusive Asian species and the underwater galleries, you will spend an amazing day discovering and getting close to animals and birds.

Opening hours: 8:30 am to 6:00 pm

Ticket prices: 32$ adult /   21$ child

Singapore zoo2- Singapore flyer:                                                                                                                                                                                                                

How could you miss one of the world’s largest observation wheel and the only place that offers a glamorous 360° views of Singapore? Admire the island city with its stunning river, the marina bay historic monuments and modern buildings from 165m high. The ocean, the boats and the shape of surrounded Indonesian islands are just as amazing.

Bring your camera, choose a clear day and give yourself a 30 minutes of ultimate joy and fascination.

Daily flights: 8.30am – 10.30pm

Ticket prices: Adult $33.00 / Child $21.00

Singapore flyer

3- Singapore Botanic Gardens:

The beauty and distinction of those old botanic gardens made it the most visited botanic gardens in the world and granted it the title of a UNESCO’s World Heritage site. You will be enamoured by the astonishing and diverse collection of plants.

This rustic quiet paradise is your perfect place for reflection and relaxation between geant trees and blooming flowers.

Singapore Botanic GardensOn the highest hill of the gardens you find the National Orchid Garden, where thousands of Orchids are organized by seasons and colors.

Besides the amazing design concept of the garden, it host concerts and events.

Opening Hours of Botanic Gardens: 5 am to 12 midnight daily

Admission: Free

Opening hours National Orchid Garden: 8.30am to 7pm daily (last ticket sales and entry at 6pm)

Admission fee: $5.00 for adults / $1.00 for students / Free for children below 12 years.

the National Orchid Garden Singapore 4- Gardens by the bay:

A dexterous man made gardens mixing the nature with sounds and light shows. Roaming for hours, you will always find a new stunning view to admire. The waterfront of the Bay East offers glamorous views of the Marina Bay and the palm trees while the Cloud Forest contains the tallest indoor waterfall. Stroll in the Bay East Garden to contemplate the mountains and the rare plants then discover the aquatic creations in Dragonfly & Kingfisher Lakes.

Color your day by visiting the Flower Dome where a lot of amazing blooming flowers are displayed in an innovative and splendid way and let the nature wonders take you back to different time in history in the heritage gardens.

And your tour is never complete without passing by the Supertree Grove, the famous unique trees of Singapore.  You can go up  to 22 metres on the OCBC Skyway and enjoy  panoramic views of the Gardens and Marina Bay.

Opening hours and admission information

Gardens by the bay Singapore 5- Kong Meng San Phor Kark See Monastery:

If you want to explore a part of the real Singaporean culture, visit KMSPKS. It’s a traditional chinese temple complex. The staggering architecture, spreading grounds and amazing gardens makes the place worth the visit.   

The admission is free

Kong Meng San Phor Kark See Monastery

As culture, nature and adventure, traditional food, shopping and chinatown malls should be a part of your experiences. Also consider a day trip to Kusu island or a tour to Sentosa island.