EARLY BIRD - Save $200 per couple, $100 Sole Use. SEP 2022 - Book by 30 June 2022. Terms and conditions apply.
Unpack once and stay in a Harbour View Room at the Swissotel The Stamford, Singapore. See all of the spectacular must do’s of sensational Singapore in an all encompassing immersive tour. From the beautiful gardens to the bustling streets spend your days learning the rich history of this vibrant destination.
12 September 2022
Non-refundable deposit of $1500pp required within 14 days of making booking to secure your reservation.
N.B. Tour price excludes sundries, tips/gratuities unless stated. Tour price is subject to change due to currency fluctuations and fuel levies applicable to services. Bathroom amenities in accommodation on components of this tour will be shower located over bath. Australian passport holders minimum validity for travel must be 6 months from date of return to Australia. Non-Australian passport citizens are required to seek independent advice for passport validity and entry visa, and arrange prior to travel to Singapore. Flights are arranged to suit the tour as a group in advance, therefore we cannot book individual preferences or guarantee direct flights. Prices & dates are correct as at 1 March 2022 and are based on the exchange rates at time of publication and may be adjusted if rate fluctuations affect the price to be paid for services. Any price increase is to be paid by the guest, and at this time, if guest chooses to cancel, all monies paid/held will be forfeited. Due to international terms & conditions, balance of payment for this tour will be required 100 days prior to departure and at this time 100% cancellation fees apply. Travel Insurance is compulsory and it is recommended that it be purchased at time of paying deposit. Tour Passengers will require a clearance letter (provided by Fun Over Fifty) from their local GP for travel. All costs of local government requirements for COVID testing, at time of travel, must be met by guest.
N.B.Full payment is required 100 days prior to departure.
This package is subject to an additional levy for coach/air/rail component that may be imposed and is out of Fun Over Fifty’s control. Flights are arranged to suit the tour as a group in advance, therefore we cannot book individual preferences or guarantee direct flights.
Depart on Singapore Airlines morning flight from Brisbane, Melbourne or Sydney Airport to Singapore Changi International Airport. After clearing Singapore immigration and customs, we will be greeted with a welcome from our English speaking guide. We board the coach and transfer to our luxury hotel located in the heart of Singapore, checking in to stylish harbour view rooms with panoramic views of Marina Bay. Tonight, we gather for a Singapore Sling Cocktail and Welcome Dinner.
This morning we visit Singapore Zoo to explore and engage with a variety of animals in naturalistic ‘open’ exhibits. Then we take a River Safari in a river themed zoo and aquarium consisting of eight rivers from the Mississippi to the Yangtze, with an opportunity to see rare river giants and mega fish. The Giant Panda Forest offers an opportunity to see Kai Kai and Jia Jia. This afternoon cool off at the Cloud Forest, explore the highlands amidst orchids, pitcher plants and ferns, then experience the 7 garden discovery zones, including the Lost World, Cloud Walk and Crystal Mountain, just to name a few. After dinner, the Supertrees light up for the spectacular Garden Rapsody sound and light show.
Today we explore the many iconic sights of Singapore’s Civic District. We stop at Merlion Park and enjoy the impressive views of the Merlion overlooking Marina Bay, then we visit the site where Sir Stamford Raffles is believed to have first stepped ashore in 1819. Take time to immerse ourselves in the local culture as we visit Buddha Tooth Relic Temple displaying centuries of Singaporean art and culture, before strolling through the Singapore Botanic Gardens, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and the National Orchid Garden. After dinner we take our Royal Albatross sunset dinner cruise.
We spend the morning discovering a world of wonders at Gardens by the Bay, featuring more than 500,000 plants from over 2,200 species. At Marina Bay Skypark we soak up uninterrupted 360 degree views over the city. Tonight we visit Chinatown taking a trishaw ride through the alleyways of Chinatown. After dinner at a local restaurant we take time to wander the Night Market and test your bartering skills with street vendors selling anything from souvenirs to leather goods.
We take a ride on the Singapore Flyer, the world’s largest giant observation Ferris wheel to enjoy views of Singapore and beyond. Then, amuse your senses and savor the magic on a walking tour of Little India including a visit to the culturally significant Istana Kampong Glam, a former Malay palace. After a brief stop at the hotel to freshen up, we enjoy a classic high tea at one of Singapore’s most iconic hotels. After which, we return to our hotel for the evening at leisure.
**Please note: Raffles Hotel is currently undergoing restorations. In the event that the hotel is not operational at the time of our visit, we will enjoy high tea at The Fullerton Hotel.
**Lunch and dinner at own expense today.
This morning we make our way to the Food Playground cooking school to learn about Singaporean food heritage, culture and how to cook authentic home-style dishes. As part of this culinary experience, our created dishes will be enjoyed as a group for lunch. This afternoon we travel to the north of Singapore to reflect and pay our respects at Kranji War Memorial. Tonight on our Night Safari Tour, we weave through replicated natural habitats of the Himalayan Foothills, Southeast Asian Rainforest and Indian Subcontinent from the comfort of our exclusively chartered tram. Dinner is enjoyed in the wildly exotic Tipi Tents, as the mystery and drama of the tropical jungle comes to life after dusk with an array of nocturnal animals.
Today we explore Sentosa Island by boarding the Singapore Cable Car, travelling across Keppel Harbour to Sentosa Island. Here we visit Nature Discovery Sentosa to learn about the formation of Sentosa. Our lunch is an ‘under the sea’ dining experience watching the manta rays and underwater marine life swim by in the open ocean habitat. This afternoon, we visit S.E.A Aquarium to explore the marine home of more than 100,000 sea creatures of over 800 species. Then we take a scenic treetop walk to Fort Siloso, a well preserved coastal fort with a Military Museum containing a treasure trove of WW11 memorabilia. Dinner on Sentosa Island, followed by taking priority reserved seating to witness the spectacle of the Wings of Time water and laser show.
Spend this morning at leisure or enjoy some last-minute shopping. Next we make our way to Singapore Changi International Airport where we visit Jewel Changi, Forest Valley, Rain Vortex, Canopy Park and The Changi Experience Studio before we bid farewell to Singapore, and board our evening flights for our homeward journey to our respective airports.
*Meals included in-flight
Arrive to Brisbane, Melbourne or Sydney International Airport early morning.
*Meals included in-flight
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