Places in the world and a modern city to boot, Singapore will enchant you with its lush rainforests, splendid gardens, water-related and adventure activities, as well as its shopping malls.
The Bukit Timah Nature Reserve is its undisturbed rainforest. A trip to Mt Faber will take you through thick forests to a panoramic view of Singapore. It has innumerable species of flora and fauna, some of which are endemic to it. The National Orchid Garden, nestling in the charming Botanic Gardens is a charming spot, while Jurong’s Bird Park – the world’s largest one – has rare birds. An exciting night safari can take you to a place adjoining the Zoo, from where you can safely see animals in their enclosures – if you’re lucky, you may spot a leopard, some deer, or the Malayan tiger!
The Singapore Holiday Package spells fun for children and adults. Swimming, sailing, water-skiing, kayaking, rock-climbing, skateboarding, and go-karting are popular activities for the entire family. Mountain biking and diving with sharks off nearby Sentosa are for the daring. Sentosa offers scintillating views of Singapore and Mt Faber, besides a host of entertainment activities. Singapore has a sub-tropical rainforest climate with April-May being very hot and November-January being very wet, but it’s good to visit any time of the year.
A cosmopolitan country, Singapore makes for an interesting cultural mix, reflected in its monuments, temples, and cuisine. Your Singapore Holiday Package will lead you to Orchard Road, dazzlingly illuminated and full of unique malls; Little India and Chinatown, its exquisite ethnic parts; and, Clark Quay, the place where all kinds of activities take place. Boutique and garden spas abound to rejuvenate tired nerves.
The Singapore Tour Package will let you indulge in your sartorial preferences as you comb through various upscale stores and sophisticated boutiques, plush with internationally-famed designer wear. Restaurants, cafes, coffee and tea houses, bars, Irish pubs, and beer barns won’t let you down either! The cuisine is world-class with many restaurants serving authentic North and South Indian food, down to a meal on a banana leaf! Besides, there are karaoke bars and dance clubs.
The colourful alleyways of Little India, Chinatown, Kampong Glam, Joo Chiat, and Katong are good to walk through and become familiar with the different ethnic people staying in Singapore, while shoppers and food-lovers have a lot to rejoice over. In Little India, the scent of joss sticks, jasmine and spices will remind you of India. English, Malay, Chinese and Tamil are spoken in Singapore, and the delectable cuisine reflects the multi-ethnicity of the island resort.
Singapore - Bintan
As you reach this island in the morning, the colorful town of Tanjung Pinang,having regained its rightful reputation as one of Indonesia's most historical cities, with its ancient vibrant market partly located on stilts in the sea. It is the main port town on Bintan Island and has a Museum located on Katamso Street, displaying many eccentric historical artifacts, ceramics, kris and guns and is a culturally happening place with cultural centres for stage performances of Malay music and dance festivals. Renowned Buddhist temples are located outside central Tanjung Pinang, amongst them being Sungai Ular Buddhist Temple, in a small town named Senggarang. A Palace and royal tombs, among them the grave of the Raja Ali Haji's and also tombs of other royals, are located here. The old ruler was the creator and author of the first Malay Language grammar book, which is a rich legacy of the Riau Sultanate. Another vintage site of interest is the "Old Stilt" village, in the mud flat low tide region near the jetties, known as "Tanjung Pinang's Kampung Ayer or Kampung.
The most popular beach on the east coast of this island is Trikora Beach, where the sand is white and the water is spotless serving as a great place for rejuvenation and attracting huge crowds.There are numerous activities to engage in while on a holiday, such as watersports like kayaking, snorkeling, diving, scuba-diving, fishing, and swimming, wind surfing, canoeing, wake boarding and banana boat rides, or just laze around and enjoy a quiet rest with only the rustling sound of water and the superfluous breeze! From pristine white sands to crystal clear waters and colourful coral reefs, a picture-perfect holiday is defined on this superb island!
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