Tours in and around City
Crazy Rich Asians Tour
Duration: Half Day
Overview: The Golden Globe nominated movie, Crazy Rich Asians, has spawned a worldwide phenomenon and garnered fans from all over. On this immersive journey, we take you to visit famous filming locations where you can indulge in many photo worthy moments. At the same time, go on a fun history trail through other iconic landmarks, experience local cultures and learn about the amazing transformation journey of Singapore! Area of Interests Covered are City Hall, Raffles Palace & Civic District, Singapore River, Marina Bay Sands and Gardens by The Bay. This tour includes local snacks.
Trick Eye Museum
Duration: 60 – 90 minutes
Overview: The name Trick Eye comes from the shortened form of the term "Trick of the eye" and refers to an art technique that turns two-dimensional paintings into three-dimensional images.
Through the use of optical illusions, three-dimensional paintings on the surfaces of the museum walls, floors and ceilings come alive. The museum offers various themed galleries where visitors are invited to take part and are more than welcome to explore with their eyes, hands and cameras too.
Step inside the paintings and complete a visual narrative with your creative pose. Through the lens of your camera a surprisingly tricky story will unfold. Make unforgettable memories at the Trick Eye Museum with your friends and family and be ready for fun and laughter, all with a dose of education and culture.
Duration: 3 Hours 30 Minutes
Overview: Explore the city by driving round the Civic District, passing by the Padang, Cricket Club, historic Parliament House, Supreme Court and City Hall. Next, stop at the Merlion Park and enjoy the impressive views of Marina Bay. Then visit Thian Hock Keng Temple, one of Singapore's oldest Buddhist-Taoist temples, before driving past Chinatown. Stop by a Local Handicraft Centre and observe craftsmen at work. Proceed to the National Orchid Garden, located within Singapore Botanic Gardens, which boasts a sprawling display of 60,000 orchid plants. The final stop is at Little India.
Singapore's Little India Walking Tour
Duration: 2 Hours 30 Minutes
Overview: As you walk down the streets of Little India, your English-speaking guide will recount stories of the British East India Company's attempt to control the spice trade route. You'll enjoy Little India's most vibrant street, where fresh fruits and veggies are lined up in colorful shops. Continue to the Little India Arcade, selling everything you'd find in Delhi or Mumbai. Shop for intricate hand-embroidered saris and colorful bangles. Don't forget to try some delicious Indian snacks and sweets at one of the arcade booths.
Finish your tour by visiting the Sri Veeramakaliamman Temple, dedicated to goddess Kali the oldest and one of the most popular Hindu temples in Singapore, in the heart of Little India.
Duration: 30 Minutes
Overview: The Singapore Flyer, a giant observation wheel that features brilliant engineering breakthroughs, is a world apart from the traditional ferris wheel and is set to be Asia's most visible iconic visitor attraction. Standing at a stunning 165m from the ground, the Flyer offers you breathtaking, panoramic views of Singapore and beyond. Transfers can be arranged on request.
Footsteps of Raffles
Duration: 4 Hours 30 Minutes
Overview: This tour starts from where it all began, at Raffles Landing Site, where Sir Stamford Raffles is believed to have first stepped ashore in 1819, before progressing to an Exhibition that traces the history of the Singapore River. Next, stop at Raffles Hotel, where hives of activities were held for the high-society in the 1800s. Here, enjoy either an Afternoon Tea (with English or local delicacies) or Cake Tea Set choice. Board a Bumboat and cruise along the historic Singapore River. Disembark at Clarke Quay, a riverside festival village where you will visit a Pewter Gallery and learn the history of pewter and role of tin in the development of Singapore as a trading port. Be entertained by a demonstration on pewtersmithing.
Morning at the Zoo
Duration: 4 Hours
Overview: Head north to Mandai to visit one of the world's top and most beautiful zoos. The Singapore Zoo is spread over 28 hectares and is a haven to over 3,600 mammals, birds and reptiles including some rare and endangered species. Natural barriers like streams, rock walls and beautiful landscaping are used to separate the animals from visitors thus creating an open zoo effect. Experience this new concept in animal keeping from the comfort of your tram or on foot.