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Asian Royale with Phuket

9N / 10D
3N 
Phuket
 → 2N 
Kuala Lumpur
 → 1N 
Sentosa Island
 → 3N 
Singapore
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Included in this package
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  • Overview
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Tour Highlights

Phuket

  • Guided City Tour 
  • Phi Phi Island Tour

Kuala Lumpur 
  • Guided City Tour 
  • Day trip to Sunway Lagoon

Singapore 
  • Two Way Cable Car at Sentosa Island 
  • Luge Ride at Sentosa Island 
  • Sky Ride at Sentosa Island 
  • ‘Wings of Time’ Show at Sentosa Island 
  • Maritime Museum 
  • Visit to S.E.A. AquariumTM at Resort World Sentosa 
  • Visit to Universal Studios at Resort World Sentosa 
  • Guided City Tour 
  • Sky Park at Marina Bay Sands
  • Gardens by the Bay with Cloud Forest & Flower Dome 
  • Jurong Bird Park

Tour Plan

Day 1 

Arrive in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Arrive into Phuket, which is one of the most exotic destinations in the world. You will be welcomed by our local representative and taken to your hotel. Overnight in Phuket.

Day 2 

Phuket - Three Beaches

A leisurely drive along the beaches of Patong, Karon and Kata will reveal this island’s natural beauty. Visit the ‘Three Beaches’ viewpoint, which is one of the island’s most scenic spots. Thereafter, during a leisurely drive around Phuket you will see its many Sino-Portuguese style buildings. This drive also provides a view of many of the highlights of the island, which is also called the ‘Pearl of the Andamans’. The evening is free for you to relax. Overnight in Phuket.

Meal Included

Breakfast

Day 3 

Phuket - Phi Phi Island Tour

After breakfast this morning we proceed to visit Phi Phi Island, which is one of the loveliest of islands in South-east Asia. We get there by a 45-minute speedboat ride and a 90-minute ferry ride from Phuket. Phi Phi Island’s unspoiled beaches, stunning rock formations and vivid turquoise waters, teeming with colourful marine life, makes it paradise perfected! Overnight in Phuket. 

Meal Included

Breakfast

Day 4 

Phuket - Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Today we proceed to the airport for our flight to Kuala Lumpur. On arrival you will be welcomed by our local representative and taken to your hotel. Enjoy the picturesque, approximately one-hour drive from the airport to Kuala Lumpur city. The evening is free for you to enjoy this colourful city on your own. Overnight in Kuala Lumpur.

Meal Included

Breakfast

Day 5 

Kuala Lumpur - City Tour & Sunway Lagoon

Today we take you on a guided city tour of the sprawling capital city of Kuala Lumpur. See the 88-storey Petronas Twin Towers, the Lake Gardens with the National Monument, the National Mosque and Merdeka Square. Later, we proceed to Sunway Lagoon Theme Park, which offers you non-stop fun and entertainment. Have a splashing good time at the ‘Water Park’ before enjoying the fun and excitement of the ‘Amusement Park’ rides with your little ones. Go wild and interact with the animals at the ‘Wildlife Park’ and gear up for more action at the ‘Extreme Park’ before facing your fears at ‘Scream Park’. At the ‘Nickelodeon Explorer’s Oasis’ come across characters such as SpongeBob Square Pants, Dora the Explorer, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. After an action-packed day we drive back to the hotel., we drive back to our hotel. Overnight in Kuala Lumpur.

Meal Included

Breakfast

Day 6 

Kuala Lumpur - Singapore - Sentosa Island

Today board the coach to journey on to Singapore - The Lion City. On arrival we proceed to your hotel in Sentosa island and check-in. The evening features a thrilling Luge Ride - one of the most unique Sentosa Island attractions. This gravity-fueled ride provides riders with full control over their descent on purposebuilt tracks. You also get to try out the Skyride, for a scenic adventure on a 4-seater chairlift that gives you a birds-eye view of the Singapore skyline and the South China Sea. Your visit to Sentosa Island ends with the fabulous light and sound show titled ‘Wings of Time’. Overnight in Sentosa Island.

Meal Included

Breakfast

Day 7 

Singapore - Universal Studios Tour

This morning we check out of our hotel and proceed for an exciting two-way cable car ride (sentosa line) which provides great glimpses of this beautiful island resort. Later we take you on the visit to the S.E.A. AquariumTM. Discover the awe-inspiring world of life in the ocean at this, the world’s largest aquarium. Next, we visit the Maritime Museum, where you will experience Asia’s rich maritime history and discover Singapore’s past as a trading port. Later, visit the region’s first Universal Studios Theme Park which will offer you excitement and great fun, with numerous thrilling rides and unlimited entertainment. Witness the world’s first Far Far Away Castle in ‘The Shrek 4-D adventure’. Meet the terrifying T-Rex in ‘The Lost World’, ride the world’s tallest dueling roller coasters at Sci-Fi City and witness ancient Egypt on the psychological thrill ride titled ‘Revenge of The Mummy’. In the evening, board the coach to proceed to your hotel in Singapore and check-in. Overnight in Singapore.

Meal Included

Breakfast

Day 8 

Singapore - City Tour & Gardens by the Bay

Today, we take you for a guided city tour of Singapore. See ‘Swissotel The Stamford’ one of the tallest hotels in the world, Parliament House and City Hall. Take photo stops at the Merlion - Singapore’s famous symbol and the Esplanade - a 600 sq. m. performing arts centre located in Marina Bay. 
Next, we visit the Sky Park at Marina Bay Sands, which is 57 stories above the ground. Enjoy a breathtaking panoramic view of the mega metropolis of Singapore. After that we visit the ‘Gardens by the Bay with Cloud Forest & Flower Dome’. Explore diverse plant life from five continents, marvel at the 35-metre indoor waterfall, stroll above the jungle canopy at Cloud Forest and admire colorful floral displays in the cool comfort of the Flower Dome. Overnight in Singapore.

Meal Included

Breakfast

Day 9 

Singapore - Jurong Bird Park & Shopping time or Night Safari Tour

Today, we visit the Jurong Bird Park, which houses one of the largest collections of birds in the world. Key attractions at this bird paradise include the Bird Discovery Centre, the Lory Loft Aviary, the South-East Asia Birds Aviary and the award-winning African Wetlands. 
The rest of the day is kept free for you to explore this magnificent city on your own or do some shopping. For all your branded materials, shop from the various famous malls in the city. For local shopping head straight to Bugis Street. With almost 800 shops, it the largest street shopping location in Singapore, offering fashionable clothing, accessories, beauty products and a lot more.

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You also have a chance to join the suggested excursion Night Safari. It reveals the mystery and drama of the tropical jungle with stunning effect, offering youa unique chance to witness animals in their recreated natural environment in the dark. See the animals play, prowl and feed during this tropical night safari. 
Overnight in Singapore.

Meal Included

Breakfast

Day 10 

Departure Singapore

After a buffet breakfast, we check out and drive to the airport for your flight back home. We hope you take back many happy memories of your holiday. We would like you to spare a few minutes to write and tell us how you enjoyed your holiday and  give us your suggestions.

Meal Included

Breakfast

Inclusions

  • 2 Nights accommodation in Kuala Lumpur
  • 1 Night accommodation in Sentosa Island
  • 3 Nights accommodation in Singapore
  • Daily Breakfast
  • Kuala Lumpur City Tour
  • Visit Sunway Lagoon
  • Singapore City Orientation Tour
  • Universal Studios Tour
  • Visit Jurong Bird Park
  • Visit Sky Park at Marina Bay Sands
  • Visit Gardens by the Bay
  • Visit Sentosa Island - S.E.A Aquarium
  • Return Airport & Coach Terminal Transfers
  • Kuala Lumpur to Singapore by A/c Coach
  • All Tours & Transfers are on SIC basis (Seat in coach)

Exclusions

  • Any Airfare, Visa Charges, Overseas Travel Insurance
  • Early Check-in and late Checkout in properties
  • Personal Expenses / Extras during Stay in Resort like laundry, Telephone calls, Medicines, Liquor
  • Entry Tickets / Meals other than those mentioned in Inclusions
  • Anything other than those mentioned in the ‘Inclusions’ list above
  • Any Surcharge, if applicable by the Hotel at the time of booking
  • GST as applicable

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Visa Policies

Singapore Visa
  • A valid passport with at least six months validity on the date of departure from Singapore. If the applicant is holding any old passport, it is mandatory now to enclose the same.
  • Confirmed return Air ticket with trip itinerary.
  • Singapore visa application form duly completed and signed by the applicant.
  • 2 recent coloured passport size photographs (35 mm wide by 45 mm high without border, white background)
  • Please note one photograph should be pasted on the visa form and signed across, second photograph should be attached with gem clip.
  • Covering letter from the applicant.
  • Leave letter / NOC from the company.
  • If the applicant is residing on any other address as mentioned on the passport, than residential proof copy is required.
  • Official translations of the documents are required if they are not in the English language.
  • Bank statement reflecting transactions of the last 6 months duly attested by a Bank official with Bank seal.

Thailand Visa
  • Passport or travel document with validity not less than 6 months with two opposite blank pages
  • Visa Application Form completely filled in and signed by applicant
  • Checklist signed by the applicant
  • Two passport size recent colored photograph with white background (35x45mm, 80% face should be visible)
  • Covering Letter addressed to ''THE VISA COUNSELOR The Royal Thai Embassy mentioning the name of the person responsible for bearing the expenses of the entire trip) / NOC letter / Visiting Card / Salary slips from last 3 months
  • Confirmed tickets in and out of Thailand
  • Evidence of confirmed hotel / accommodation reservation in Thailand with address and contact number under applicant’s name. If travel in group, must provide a cover letter stating all names with passport numbers and place (s) to stay
  • Original Bank Passbook or Bank statement (SIX months) (must be attested by the bank) having a minimum balance equivalent to $700

Malaysia Visa
  • Original Passport valid for at least 9 months from the date of return
  • Confirmed air tickets (onward & return)
  • Malaysia visa form signed by the applicant
  • 2 passport-size photographs against a white background with matte-finish (Photo specifications*)
  • Cover letter stating the purpose of travel
  • Bank statement reflecting transactions of the last 6 months (a minimum balance of Rs 45,000 per traveller is mandatory) duly attested by the bank official
  • Occupational details like salary slip, leave sanction letter or proof of retirement
  • Hotel Reservation or invitation letter from your host.

Booking Policies

  • 50% of the Holiday Package Cost at the time of Booking.
  • Balance 50% of Holiday Package Cost, 30 days prior to Departure.
  • Non-Refundable items (if any) will be told in advance for full payment.
  • Airfare to be paid full at one time in advance.

Cancellation Policies

  • 25% of Holiday Package Cost will be applicable, Cancelled 51 Days or More
  • 50% of Holiday Package Cost will be applicable, Cancelled between 50 – 36 Days
  • 75% of Holiday Package Cost will be applicable, Cancelled between 35 – 21 Days
  • 100% of Holiday Package Cost will be applicable, Cancelled 20 Days or less.

Tour Destination

About City

Phuket
"Where Summer Beach Fashion Truly Comes Alive"

The largest Island in all of Thailand, Phuket has everything Thailand has to offer. Serviced by the Phuket International Airport, the island sees no dearth of travellers during any time of the year. Golden beaches, numerous offshore islands, upbeat markets, a high octane nightlife and thrilling watersports characterise Phuket in a nutshell. Beaches like Surin and Kata cater to families and those individuals with eccentric tastes. Patong beach, on the other hand, caters to all those who like it cheap, loud and crazy, even after the sun sets. Bangla road with its numerous bars, ping pong shows and street food vendors comes alive as the night grows older. Those who shy away from dizzy bright lights and alcohol will find themselves at the Cabaret shows or even at the ever-popular street markets. The Phuket Walking Street or Phuket Weekend markets are places where one can spend hours sifting through various clothes, souvenirs and novelty items.

Aside from all the glitz and swankiness, Phuket offers many traditional activites and experiences too. Enjoying tropical weather all year round, the waters of Phuket come to life, brimming with marine habitants in the months of November to February. Activities like snorkelling and scuba diving can be done at popular and scenic locations such as Phi Phi Islands and Similan Islands, which make for day-trips by speedboat. Further up north, a more quiet and rustic experience can be had while visiting the Elephant Sanctuaries and national parks such as Sirinat National Park and Khao Phra Thaeo National Park. This is also true down south at beaches like Rawai beach and even on the west such as Karon beach which are generally less crowded and offer a more serene experience.

Hidden in plain sight is also an immersive experience of Thai culture. Phuket Town heavily retains it's Chinese influence and Sino-Portuguese history via its cuisine, cooking styles, architecture and historical museums and buildings. Chalong Wat, a Buddhist temple and Jui Tui Shrine, an important Chinese place of worship, stand as embodiments of how various religions and cultures coexist.

Phuket caters to all types of travellers - be it families, individuals, couples or groups, across all budgets. But among them, a certain section does particularly stand out. With a plethora of high-end resorts along most beaches, hotels, luxury shopping outlets and spas, Phuket is a haven for those looking to splurge big on their vacation and look good while doing it.

Things To Do In Phuket

1. Laze at the Patong Beach
Often called the party capital of Asia, Patong Beach is the most popular beach in Phuket. Known for its clean sandy shores, bold nightlife and colourful attractions, Patong Beach accommodates swimming, parasailing and other water sports during the day. At night you can check out its fantastic nightlife. From restaurants to pubs, nightclubs to Go-Go bars, you can party till late on this beach anytime throughout the year.

2. Nightlife at the Bangla Road
Bangla Road or Soi Bangla is the hub of nightlife in Phuket. It is a merry 400 metre stretch of road close to Patong beach that has been cordoned off from traffic and is reserved for only walking. It has a vibrant display of bright lights, street performances, street vendors, Ping-Pong shows and much more. Loud music and cheap booze shops lend it a happy vibe. Restaurant and pubs compete for customers, as do entertainers.

3. Swim at the Karon Beach
Located on the west coast of Phuket, Karon Beach is the third longest beach in Phuket. Sandwiched between Patong to the north and Kata to the south it is a vast and uncrowded place for those looking for some quiet time. Karon Beach has some excellent snorkelling spots and clean crystal blue water that is a joy to swim in.

4. Trip to Phi Phi Islands
Phi Phi consists of a group of six islands. Only 40 km away from Phuket, Phi Phi Don and Phi Phi Leh are the two most famous islands of the six. With their pristine waters and vibrant parties, these islands are a wonderful way to spend a few days in Thailand.

17. Kata Noi Beach
The white sandy beach of Kata Noi is a tucked away in a quiet, out of the way spot for those handful of people seeking peace and calmness. Tourists, in addition to the beach cuisine and massages, also enjoy a bit of surfing at this beach.

6. Big Buddha
Big Buddha is a 45 m high statue of Buddha visible from miles away showcasing an impressive e work of craftsmanship and dedication.

7. Water Sports
The best way to beat the heat at Phuket and enjoy the thrill is by water sport activities available at various beaches.

8. Snorkelling in Phuket
The island of Phuket is one of the most famous tourist destinations for snorkelling, with its beautiful beaches, clear waters as well as plentiful coral reefs and marine life. Perfect for both adventure lovers and water sports enthusiasts, snorkelling in Phuket is at the top of the must-do list for tourists.

9. Kata Beach
One of the most popular beaches in Phuket, Kata beach is ideal for a family vacation. With its choice array of dining venues, nightclubs, shopping and beach activities, visitors are guaranteed entertainment. The island in the bay also makes for a beautiful sunset experience.

10. Watch the famous Simon Cabaret Show
Simon Cabaret is located at 8 Sirirat Road in Phuket, Thailand. It is an intimate theatre which offers live cabaret shows by dancers in sparkly attire and head-dresses. Established in 1991, Simon Cabaret has a jaw-dropping stage design with hi-tech sound system and lighting equipment. The theatre has been providing a rich source for entertainment for its visitors.

11. Karon View Point
Karon View Point in south Phuket is a sought-after stop point by many tourists on their way to visiting the surrounding beaches.It offers a beautiful panoramic view over the sea, including three bays and is an ideal spot for relaxing and having a bite or two.

12. Scuba Diving in Phuket
Rated amongst the top 10 diving destinations in the world, scuba diving in Phuket is an experience like no other. If you have the time, you can learn how to dive and become a certified PADI (Professional Association of Diving Instructors) diver. Otherwise you can do the Open Water Diver Course. If you're already a PADI certified diver, you can do the Advanced Open Water Diver Course, or just participate in advance adventure dives.

13. Explore Phuket Old Town
Located on the east side of the Phuket Island, Phuket Old Town is capital of the island with coloured wit various shades of culture. One can enjoy the traditional and Sino-Portuguese architecture of the town that was built during 19th century. However, not many tourists have the town on their itinerary that flourished from the tin trade. The aroma of spices wafting from various cafes and restaurants may water your mouth as you stroll across the streets including Dubik, Ranong, Rasada, Yaowarat, Krabi and Thalang. The place is also a paradise for history lovers and photography buffs.

14. Watch the Dolphins Show
The only dolphinarium in Phuket, Dolphins Bay is a family entertainer with activities like Dolphin and Seal show, swimming with dolphins and also getting to pose with these sea beauties. The dolphins are well trained to perform tricks like turning hula hoops, bouncing in water, hiding in water and even paint with a brush.

15. James Bond Island Tour
James Bond Island or locally known as Khao Phing Kan is the name given to a pair of islands situated on the West Coast of Thailand. Located in the Phang Nga Bay of Andaman Sea and about 40 meters away from the shore is another islet named Ko Tapu or Khao Tapu. The massive nail-like rock structure rising from between the water is a limestone cliff. James Bond Island is a significant and unique formation among tourist attractions. The island is famous for its natural curiosity, ideal photography opportunities, and is one of the most beautiful landscapes in this region.

16. Chalong Wat
One of the most popular temples of Phuket, Chalong Wat is an impressive building almost always flocked with devotees and tourists.

17. Green Elephant Sanctuary Park
The Green Elephant Sanctuary Park is a sprawling park spread over 40,000 metres. It’s in the middle of a lush green jungle with a stream running through it; the Green Elephant Sanctuary Park is home to many rescued elephants from around Asia. You can learn all about the lives of these elephants before they were saved, feed them and even bathe them.

18. Enjoy the Phuket FantaSea Show
Phuket FantaSea is a state-of-the-art cultural theme park located on Kamala Beach of Phuket Island. The park includes attractions like a shopping street, a grand 4000 seat dining facility and a 3000 seat theatre, all spread over 140 acres. The restaurant serves a sumptuous dinner with excellent Thai and international cuisine. There a lot of fun-to-do activities all around the park before the main show begins.

19. Phuket Trickeye Museum
The first Trick Eye Museum in southern Thailand, Trickeye 3D is located in Phuket Town, on the corner of Montri and Phang Nga roads. It is a large two-storey building, which used to be a famous movie theatre until 2002. The most striking thing about Phuket Trickeye Museum is a feature gallery of about 100 painted and sculpted scenes using trompe-l' oeil (meaning 'deceive the eye' in French) techniques.

20. Chalong Bay and Chalong Bay Rum Distillery
An amazing way to relish your alcohol thirst is through a short tour of Chalong Bay Rum distillery situated at Chalong Bay area of Phuket.

21. Boat trip to Phang Nga Bay
Phang Nga Bay, also known as Ao Phangnga locally, is situated in the Strait of Malacca, lying in between the Malay peninsula of Thailand and the island of Phuket. Spread over 400 square miles, it is a picturesque location that sees a heavy rush of tourists all the year round. The Phang Nga Bay contains numerous archeological sites of limestone caves and cliffs that are showcased as a part of sightseeing tours. The stunning site consists of 42 islands located within the shallow sea water and is well known for its mangrove forests, beds of seagrass, and numerous species of flora and fauna including the endangered Malaysian plover.

22. Ziplining in Phuket
The small island of Phuket offers an ideal terrain and geography to enjoy the most thrilling zipline activity. You can hover over the green landscape, around 40 metres above ground level. The bird’s eye view of the lush green rainforest is beyond incredible. Plus the activity gives you the much needed thrill and excitement.

23. Day trip to the Coral Island
Coral Island, also known as Ko Hey, is a small island in Rawai southeast of the mainland of Phuket. Blessed by coral reefs and blue waters, the island has vibrant tropical fishes, making it perfect for snorkelling and diving. The island has two white sand beaches, namely long beach and banana beach and is open all year long. A serene place to enjoy with family, have a private romantic dinner with your partner or indulge in activities with friends, Coral Island has it all. Be sure to plan for an overnight stay which will make your experience marvellous.

24. Boat Trip to Racha Island
Located 38 km south of Phuket, Koh Racha comprises of two beautiful islands with stunning cottony white sand beaches, peaceful bars, and glorious snorkelling and diving spots. The locals can be heard calling them Koh Raya islands. These pair of islands are known for their clear turquoise water and coral reef that make them an ideal place for divers to visit. The wide range of sea creatures, ocean gibbers, deep water wrecks and coral reefs make Koh Racha the best diving spot in the whole of Thailand.

25. Nai Harn Beach
With clear blue waters and smooth white sand, Nai Harn Beach is a relatively untouched beach. This vast beach is not much crowded during the high season (December to May) and has many things to offer, like souvenir shops, hotels and massage centres. One can get a relaxing massage for 300 TBH per hour or try out delicious Thai cuisine. Just find out what relaxes you from the many available varieties!

26. Splash Jungle Water Park
The Splash Water Jungle Park on Mai Khao beach is known for its fun water thrills and adventures. With its gigantic water slides and rides, it is an ideal place to hang out with family and friends. It is a part of the beautiful Grand Vest Villas in Phuket. Though not very large and insanely crowded, Splash Jungle Water Park is ideal for both a relaxing and an adventure-filled outing. There are rides of varying difficulty levels for both kids and adults. Apart from wild and exciting rides and two in-house restaurants, the Splash bar and Spa village, are added attractions.

27. Surin Beach
Surin beach, also sometimes called Millionaire's Row is a celebrity favourite due to its classy resorts and hotels along the bay. The calming turquoise waters, white sand and the many beach attractions ensure a fulfilling experience to those who visit it.

28. Khao Rang Hill View Point
Perfect for a cosy and romantic date, the Khao Rang Hill, with its scenic beauty, viewpoint bridge and quaint restaurants, is fast becoming a tourist favourite. Some of the popular restaurants include the Tunk ka Cafe, and Khao Rang Breeze. The Wat Khao Rang Buddha temple is another attraction on the hill.

29. Jui Tui Shrine
Jui Tui Shrine is one of the most important temples on the island. Situated in Phuket, this grand complex features red-washed exteriors and dragons, constructed in honour of Tean Hu Huan Doy - god of dancers and performers. Throughout the history of Phuket, the temple has been serving as a ground base for locals to celebrate the good times and the bad times. While here, visitors can see other equally famous attractions, including firecracker house and fortune sticks.

30. Gibbon Rehabilitation Project
Located in a national park about 25 km south of the old Phuket town, the Gibbon Rehabilitation Project is worth a visit to understand, and appreciate nature. Witness the rescued gibbons live and thrive in their natural habitat, and realise the importance of wildlife conservation.

31. Monkey Hill, Phuket
Toh Sae Hill or Monkey Hill is often frequented by tourists who like to spend time watching the frolicky creatures up to their mischievous antics. They can also be fed little treats, and even have been trained by a local man to perform some little tricks.

32. Koh Lanta
Koh Lanta Island is renowned as the lesser-known paradise in the Andaman Sea between the Phi Phi Islands and the western coast of Thailand. It is a cluster of 52 islands, and most of them are uninhabited as well as away from the clutches of commercialization. This allows visitors to experience an authentic island experience and a relaxing vacation amidst jungles, coral reefs, balmy weather, and secluded beaches. Not only this, but at Koh Lanta you can also enjoy scuba diving, snorkeling, getting inked, a soothing Thai massage, or just a longtail boat tour.

33. Phuket Elephant Park
Home to a variety of rescued elephants, the Phuket Elephant Park provides its visitors with an opportunity to observe and interact with these gentle creature in their natural habitat. Set in a national park, a half day tour of this sanctuary lets visitors watch elephants take mudbaths and forage amongst the green foliage, for a beautiful and heartwarming experience.

34. Phuket Wake Park
Phuket Wake Park, with its array of adventure activities and fitness training, is a great experience for those wishing to enjoy challenging themselves. It provides a range of options including a full-size main cable with obstacles as well as professional training experience. There are also good lounges to relax and grab some yum Thai food!

35. Bungee Jumping in Phuket
Bungee jumping is one of the most thrilling experience of life and what better place to experience than on an island surrounded by crystal clear water and lush green mountains. It is an intense ride that lasts even after the sport is over. The emotion and the rush stays with you. The wind against your face and the dive towards the ground throws away all your worry making it a lifetime experience. Always surrounded by specialists, the handlers of the sport are present at some places in Phuket but they all take all safety measures to provide a wild and memorable experience at an affordable price.

36. Shrine of the Serene Light
The Shrine of the Serene Light is a little Chinese temple in Phuket town. With its hidden entrance, colourful interiors, painted walls and ceramic decorations, it often attracts tourists who like to reflect in the quiet and serene atmosphere within the four walls of this temple. The temple also has a lovely garden.

37. Freedom Beach
Freedom Beach is a pristine 300m stretch of white sand that is peppered with granite rocks and surrounded by lush green hills full of jungles. The unique location of Freedom Beach gives it an exceptional feel. Although it wasn't easy to access this beach earlier, it has become much simpler to go to this piece of paradise via longtail boats nowadays.

38. Siam Niramit Phuket
A beautiful kaleidoscope of colours, myths and history and with over 100 artists, the Siam Niramat portrays a deep and breathtaking narrative of 700 years of Thai history and culture. The carefully recreated traditional Thai village around the theatre, with its little huts and delightful guides, as well as the dinner buffet with a variety of exotic local cuisine, adds to the experience.

39. Bang Pae Waterfall
Among the famous waterfalls in Phuket, the picturesque Bang Pae waterfalls is situated in the east of the city in the Khao Phra Thaeo National Park. Tourists enjoy a nice relaxed walk to the waterfall, and have a good time in the shallow streams. There are also a couple of great seafood restaurants around for having a bite.

40. Patong Go-Kart Speedway
Patong Gokart Speedway is the perfect destination for a fun-filled and adventurous outing with family and friends. The 750-metre long race track has sharp curves, smooth bends and Start/Finish lines. Safety of the riders stands first, and all the karts and buggies are well-maintained. The staff members clearly explain what and what not to do while racing.

41. Mai Khao Beach
The longest and the quietest of all the beaches in Phuket, Mai Khao is a great option for people seeking some quality time to spend with themselves amongst beautiful scenery. This is the closest beach from Phuket International Airport and begins right where Nai Yang Beach ends. Part of a protected national park, the beach has mostly a deserted feel to it with fewer people and vendors. Nonetheless, you will be able to spot many luxury hotels like Sala Phuket, Renaissance Phuket and JW Marriott Phuket Resort & Spa, to mention a few.

42. Karon Temple Market
Karon Temple Market on Patak road is popular for its cheap and delightful local trinkets, as well as the wide array of local cuisine. From mouthwatering meat skewers to delicious mangoes and passionfruit, the market is sure to whet any appetite. The street food, and Pad thai are other fast-selling favorites of this little market.

43. Phuket Seashell Museum
The Phuket Seashell Museum in Rawai houses an impressive collection of 2000 shell species. With both English and Thai tours available, it is definitely worth a visit to check out the many rarities on display here including - the world's largest golden pearl, sedimentary shells and tiger cowries.

44. Bang Tao Beach
Bang Tao Beach can be called the luxury stretch of Phuket. This tiny beach stretches for only four miles or roughly six and a half kilometres, which is entirely populated with luxury resorts and vast villas. It is on a just a few minutes' away from the quaint little town of Cherng Talay, where the primary occupation of the villagers even today is fishing, farming and rubber tapping, like their ancestors.

45. Promthep Cape
The most well-known and photographed location on Phuket, Promthep Cape lies on the southernmost tip of Phuket, ahead of Rawai Beach. Popularly known as ‘Laem Promthep’ or ‘God’s Cape’, it is much more than just a tourist location to take photos. Promthep Cape has a sweeping view over the southeast and east of this island. It also has an air-conditioned lighthouse, which is also a museum.

46. Thalang National Museum
The small Thalang National Museum is an ideal place to spend to learn a little about the rich Thai history. The museum houses prehistoric crafts, maps, sculptures as well as old photos showing battle scenes, and the Phuket of a couple of centuries ago. There are also some Chinese figurines and deities on display here.

47. Banana Beach
One of the few untouched beaches of Phuket, Banana beach is situated on Coral Island (also known as Koh Hey) which lies south to the mainland. The beach looks tranquil with clear blue waters and talcum white sand. Coral island is part of a national park and a marine preservation area and has limited buildings. Mostly crowded during the high season, the prolific aquatic life makes for some great snorkelling and diving experiences. If travelling with kids, the bevvy of water sports on offer at the beach will keep the entire family occupied for the entire day.

48. Raya Island
Racha Islands, also known as Raya Islands is a tiny island situated 12 km south of Phuket in the Andaman Sea and is a 45-minute ride in the speedboat. Patok beach located on a long U-shaped bay with powdery white sand is the main beach. Ko Racha Yai and Ko Racha Noi are the two islands amongst which the former is the main island. The only three resorts on this island are the luxurious Racha Phuket Resort, Baan Raya Resort and the modest Bungalow Raya Resort.

49. Chillva Market
Chillva market on the side of Yaowarat road is a fun and exciting place to explore, with its bohemian vibes and shops made out of ship containers.These shops sell a wide array of colorful goodies and local trinkets including clothes and other jewellery. It is also the perfect place to experiment with some exotic Thai cuisine - including some fried insects like grasshoppers and silkworms!

50. Ko Panyee
Koh Panyee is a tiny fishing village in the Phang Nga Province of Thailand, about an hour and a half north of Phuket City. It's approximately a 20-minute longtail boat ride from Surakul pier in Phang Nga province. A small place with only 360 families, Koh Panyee, houses only 1685 permanent residents.

51. Kamala Beach
Kamala beach to the north of Patong is popular among families and retired travellers, who enjoy a nice vacation in this quieter bay. The beach is famous for its restaurants along the coast including Cafe Del Mar and other popular Thai restaurants, and also has two small shopping alleys selling traditional trinkets.

52. Kathu Waterfall
Kathu Waterfall is loved by tourists for its many layers of clear, cascading water. The first two layers are relatively easy to climb, while reaching the third and fourth are relatively challenging - but still worth it! It is a perfect picnic spot, surrounding by the sound of gurgling water and green canopy.

53. Sirinat National Park
The Sirinath National Park is one of Phuket's most popular tourist attractions. Its many acres of protected areas include white sandy beaches, coral reefs, coniferous and evergreen forests as well as mangroves. Tourists flock in many numbers to explore the 13 km coastline of this beautiful park.

54. Nai Yang Beach
The off-beaten and shady Nai Yang beach, with its casuarina trees, little beach bars and shacks remains a favourite of those tourists who discover it. It is ideal for lounging around, getting traditional massages and sampling some delicious local cuisine. The famous Sirinath Park is also located nearby

55. Wat Suwan Khiri Wong
The Wat Suwan Khiri Wong or the Patong temple, is a dazzling red and gold extravaganza offering a glimpse into the rich culture of old Patong. The intricately designed roof, gold coated detail and majestic Buddha statue make this a must-visit for anyone wishing to soak in Thai architecture.

56. Upside Down House of Phuket
Baan Teelanka, which translates to Upside Down House in Thai, is the first-of-its-kind in the town of Phuket. The three-storey building built leaning on its roof has everything fixed on its roof, making the whole house look inverted. Meticulously planned and perfectly executed by a Swiss-Thai couple; this is a must-visit place for family fun and entertainment.

57. Wat Suwan Khiri Khet
Also known as Karon temple, Wat Suwan Khiri Khet is a stunning and colourful shrine situated in Patak Road, Phuket, Thailand. The temple features beautiful interior paintings depicting Buddha's life. Besides, the temple also boasts of two giant snakes at the entrance and other figurines nestled in different areas around the temple.

58. Wat Sri Sunthon
The Wt Sri Suthon temple in Phuket is popular for its majestic recline Golden Buddha statue, the best view of which you get before entering the temple through the surrounding trees. The Buddha is believed to be in the Pang Sai Yat posture or the realising Nirvana posture. The temple grounds also have many other interesting, eccentric statues of pink elephants and the legendary Pret or demon ghost.

59. Windmill Viewpoint
Located on an island near Promthep Cape, the windmill viewpoint gives breathtaking views of Ya Nui and Nai Harn beaches, and a tiny island Koh Man, situated to the right of Promthep Cape. It is a relatively small place with a ‘Sala’ (roof/pavilion with no walls), sitting space and occasional fruit juice or jewellery vendors. Apart from the view of the islands and beaches, one gets to look at passing sea traffic, and fantastic sunset views.


Nightlife in Phuket 

Nightlife in Phuket is a busy affair with plenty of places to entertain. Only second to Pattaya in Thailand, the island stands up to the reputation of being a partying destination. The place is packed with bars, discos, ladyboy cabaret shows, nightclubs, go-go bars, live music and international DJs jamming a session. Where most of the small areas and towns offer small parties, Banga Road in Patong is the major as well as the busiest hub for party lovers featuring crazy neon lights, loud rocking pulsating music and huge crown to enjoy the scene. Some of the major places to check out in Patong are Soi Crocodile, Simon Cabaret, Soi Easy, Soi Gonzo, Presley Guesthouse and Elvis Bar, Soi Sea Dragon and many more.

Shopping in Phuket 

Phuket offers a great deal for shopping lovers with products ranging from cheap clothes to handicrafts and jewelry. The place is a main source of cultured pearls, pewterware, ornaments and nielloware. There are two main shopping malls in Phuket: Central Festival, at the northwest edge of Phuket Town, and Jungceylon, in Patong. However, the open air markets, bustling street side shops, night, dazzling night markets, small food markets, are more popular among tourists. One can buy brands, copy of brands (sometimes it is difficult to distinguish), antiques, house wares, and much more. There are special shops where one can buy souvenirs located at Ratsada, Phang-nga, Montri, Yaowarat, and Tilok-U-thit roads, in Phuket Town, Thepkasattri Road and at the beach centers of Patong, Kata, Karon and Rawai.

Currency in Phuket 

Most of the international credit cards are widely accepted in Phuket. ATM Machines are easily available for 24 hours all around the island and accept all major credits cards including Visa and MasterCard. Baht is the main currency that is used in Thailand. Make sure you carry cash while shopping at local street market and use your cards wisely to avoid any fraud.

Religion of Phuket 

Major religion practiced in Phuket is Theravada Buddhism followed by Daoism, which is often practiced along with Buddhism. In addition, about 35% of population on the island is Muslims.


Language of Phuket 

Central Thai is the official language of Phuket, which is commonly used in business and tourist areas. However, people usually converse in southern Thai dialect that sounds pithier and sounds faster than Central Thai. English is also widely spoken and understood, especially in the beach and other tourist areas. Some of the useful Thai words one should now while travelling to Thailand are (krub is used for males and kha is used for females): Sawatdee (krub/kha): Hello Sabai dee ru (krub/kha): How are you? Sabai dee (krub/kha): Fine Khob Khun (krub/kha): Thank you Chai: Yes Mai Chai: No Dai: (you/I) can Mai Dai: can not Nee Tao Rai: How much?

How To Reach Phuket

Phuket being home to a personal international airport has several direct flights flying to and from India. There are many flight services that ply on regular basis including Air India, AirAsia, Jet Airways, Thai Airways, IndiGo and other from various India cities such as Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, and Ahmadabad etc.

Food of Phuket

Phuket offers a variety of cuisines owing to the large number of foreign travelers visiting the island every year. Although foreign cuisines are widely available, Thai flavors are still available especially with a focus on seafood. One will find from high-end restaurants to small time street stalls selling delicious food. The place is a paradise for seafood lovers. Some of the local delicacies of Phuket are fried or boiled noodle dished eaten with either pork or chicken; Khanom Jin (another noodle dish eaten in breakfast and served with fresh vegetables and spicy curry); and Nam PhrikKung Siap (smoked shrimps and chili eaten with fresh vegetables).

Food for Indians in Phuket

Phuket is home to numerous Indian restaurants mainly located on the west coast. Although now a number of Indian eating joints are opening up in south and Phuket town. These places serve from basic Indian food to specialized India cuisines such as South Indian, North Indian, tandoori etc. Some of the popular restaurants are Curry Night Indian Restaurant, ICC Indian Curry Club, Live India Indian Restaurant, Tandoori Nights, Navrang Mahal and many more. The island is also known for its vegetarian food especially with the Vegetarian festival being organized there during ninth month of Chinese lunar calendar. A number of vegetarian restaurants can be found dotted all around Phuket.


Phuket Province is located in Southern Thailand. It is the biggest island of Thailand and sits on the Andaman Sea. The nearest province to the north is Phang-nga and the nearest provinces to the east are Phang-nga and Krabi. Phuket has a large Chinese influence, so you will see many Chinese shrines and Chinese restaurants around the city. A Chinese Vegetarian Festival is held there every year. While the Chinese community is quite big, there are many other ethnicities bringing all their traditions and festivals from all over the world to Phuket.
Being a big island, Phuket is surrounded by many magnificent beaches such as Rawai, Patong, Karon, Kamala, Kata Yai, Kata Noi, and Mai Khao. Laem Phromthep Viewpoint is said to feature the most beautiful sunsets in Thailand. It isn’t all just beaches though, there is also fantastic classical architecture such as the Goom Restaurant. That and the very welcome atmosphere and the famous Phuket nightlife, you can see why the island is a hotspot for tourists in Thailand.

Visiting Phuket is easy as there are many travel options.

By Air
The Phuket International Airport is the second busiest airport of Thailand after the Suvarnabhumi Airport in Bangkok. There are two terminals in the airport; Terminal 1 is used for international flights while Terminal 2 is used for domestic flights. The airport is well-connected to Bangkok with daily flights. There are also direct flights to India, Australia, Malaysia, Singapore and Germany, among other countries. Some of the airlines with frequent routes between India and Phuket are Thai Airways, Malaysia Airlines, Singapore Airlines and Jet Airways.

By Road
Buses to other regions of Thailand including Bangkok, Krabi, Phang Na and Surat Thani operate at the BKS terminal located just off Thanon Phang Nga in Phuket Town. Buses from the Southern Bus Terminal of Bangkok to Phuket are the most reliable and convenient way of travelling between the two cities and take up to 13 hours to reach Phuket. Both air-conditioned as well as non-air-conditioned buses are available at different prices.

By Train
Although there are no direct trains to Phuket, one can travel on trains going from Bangkok to Singapore and get off at Phun Phin railway station. Phuket is another 5 hours by bus from Phun Phin, which is located in the Surat Thani Province of Thailand.

Best Time To Visit

The best time to visit Phuket is from November to February. The weather during this period is relatively cool and dry. Due to its tropical location, Phuket harbours a warm climate throughout the year. The average temperature in Phuket ranges from 23 degrees to 31 degrees. Weather conditions remain warm almost throughout the year, but there will be a notable difference in rainfall every month; however, April-May and September-October are the hottest. Owing to the southwestern monsoon September-October period is also the wettest. Swimming and diving activities can only take place in the non-monsoon seasons. Even during monsoon, the rainfall occurs intermittently in short bursts, so there will be plenty of sun in between.

The island of Phuket has two seasons namely wet season from May to October and the dry season from November to April with February being the driest month.

November to February: This is the coolest season in Phuket after the rains are over. With the best weather, naturally, this is also the busiest time with most tourists planning their trips around this period. The temperature varies around 23°C and 30°C. While December is the coolest month in Phuket, February is the driest. This is the perfect time to spend the day relaxing on one of the gorgeous beaches in Phuket and enjoying water sports in the calm sea. You can then party it out till the wee hours of the morning at one of the many nightclubs.

March to mid-May: These are considered as the hottest months in Phuket just before monsoon hits the island. The temperatures vary in the mid-thirties, with humidity levels steadily on the rise. One of the good reasons to visit Phuket in April is to witness the Songkran Festival, the Thai New Year, when people sprinkle water on each other!

Mid-May to October: Monsoon season in Phuket lasts from May to October. Average temperature during monsoons is 28 °C-29 °C. While the weather is at its humid best, the prices are at an all-time low, making this one of the cheapest seasons to plan a trip. Apart from being cost effective, it’s also a peaceful time to visit because it’s not as crowded as the high season. The wettest months are May, September and October, but it’s rare that the island would get continuous days of heavy rainfall.

About City

Sentosa, previously called Pulau Blakang Mati, is a resort island in Singapore. “Sentosa” which translates to “peace and tranquility” is Asia’s leading leisure destination and Singapore’s premier island resort getaway, located within 15 minutes from the central business and shopping districts. Sentosa Island is a man-made island that was built for fun and recreation. The many attractions on offer at Sentosa include the expansive Resorts World, Universal Studios Singapore, Tiger Sky Tower, Singapore Butterfly & Insect Kingdom, and one of the largest collections of aquatic animals in the world, SEA Aquarium, all of which continue to draw repeat visitors from all over Asia. Located just south of Singapore CBD, the 12-minute cable car ride from Vivo City to Sentosa Island has the added bonus of providing astounding panoramic views. If all of this sounds exhausting, don't worry, because Sentosa Island are several soft, sandy beaches along the southern coast which are especially popular on weekends. This is the perfect place to escape the hustle and bustle of the CBD and allows you to have a beach resort experience just a few minutes from one of Asia's most enigmatic cities. Sentosa is known for its plethora of attractions, museums and other facilities that provide unique experiences and entertainment to its visitors.

Places to visit in Sentosa Island

1. Adventure Cove Waterpark
Located at the Resorts World Sentosa in Singapore, the Adventure Cove Waterpark is known for its thrilling rides and fascinating encounters with the marine life. Spread over a little more than 20 acres, this aquatic adventure park is ideal for snorkelling, sea trekking, PADI certified scuba activities, shark diving or drifting lazily by the river.

2. Butterfly Park & Insect Kingdom
Established as an outdoor conservatory, the Butterfly Park and Insect Kingdom is located at Imbiah on the Sentosa Island of Singapore and is home to more than fifty varieties of butterflies, beetles, macaws and a plethora of colourful insects.

3. Fort Siloso
Fort Siloso is Singapore's only preserved coastal fort converted into a military museum containing World War II memorabilia like guns, remains of fortified military structures and tunnels. The main attraction of Fort Siloso is the Skywalk. Eleven storeys high, it provides visitors with a magnificent panoramic view of the surrounding landscape.

4. iFly
iFly Singapore is an indoor skydiving simulation venue near Siloso Beach Station. A franchise of the popular SkyVenture, iFly offers authentic free-falling simulations within an indoor wind tunnel, featuring a thrilling 90-second drop.

5. Madame Tussauds Singapore
Madame Tussauds Singapore is the Singapore branch of the popular Madame Tussauds wax museum based out of London. The museum in Singapore has life-like wax statues of notable personalities and global icons in the fields of art, music, movies, sports, and politics.

6. Palawan Beach
The gorgeous Palawan Beach on Sentosa Island is one of the best family beaches in Singapore with fine white sand, the clear blue water and the warm, cosy atmosphere. Out of the three beaches in Sentosa - Siloso, Tanjong and Palawan - the latter is often considered to be the most relaxing and is the only one that is kid-friendly.

7. SEA Aquarium
Part of the vibrant Resorts Sentosa World, the South East Asia Aquarium or the SEA Aquarium is one of the largest aquariums in the world, home to more than 800 species of aquatic wildlife. The chief draw of SEA Aquarium is the Open Ocean Tank - world's largest viewing panel at 36-m long and 8.3m high. This is also the only aquarium in the world to house the giant oceanic manta ray.

8. Siloso Beach
Located on Sentosa Island, the Siloso Beach is renowned for being the hippiest of the three beaches located here (Siloso, Palawan and Tanjong). Siloso is full of people at all times of the day being home to some of the best bars and restaurants in the area. The perfect place for people who love the sun and the sand, Siloso Beach is well known for its outdoor activities, especially beach volleyball.

9. Singapore Cable Car
The Singapore Cable Car is a gondola lift that facilitates an aerial link from Mount Faber to Sentosa?s resort island. It affords a bird's eye view of the main attractions of Singapore like Mount Faber, Harbourfront, Merlion, Sentosa Island and the Universal Studios Singapore.

10. Tanjong Beach Club
One of the world's best beach clubs, the Tanjong Beach Club is known for the quirky beachside fare, lined with striped deck chairs and a chic swimming pool for its patrons. Enjoy a delectable meal, have a sparkly drink, go swimming, play beach games or sunbathe on one of the sun-loungers of the club.

11. Tanjong Beach
Revered for its white sandy shoreline, the man-made Tanjong Beach is nestled pristinely on Sentosa Island of Singapore. It is less crowded as compared to the other two touristic beaches on Sentosa, and attracts people who come here to take a break from the chaotic life of the city.

12. Trick Eye Museum Singapore
The Trick Eye Museum is a museum of optical illusions and 4D entertainment at Resorts World Sentosa. Singapore's first 4D and AR-enabled gallery, this museum hosts six themed attractions that leave visitors gaping in amazement and wonder.

13. Universal Studios Singapore
Universal Studios Singapore is a one-of-its-kind theme park located in Resorts World Sentosa. With 28 thrilling rides, exciting attractions, and spectacular shows, the park is spread across 49 acres and is divided into seven fun zones.

14. Wings Of Time
Wings of Time is a permanent outdoor light show at Siloso Beach. This award-winning show is a magical spectacle of pyrotechnics, robotic water fountains, a thrilling soundtrack, lasers, and a compelling storyline.

15. Resorts World Sentosa
Resorts World Sentosa, also known as RWS, is one of Asia?s premium integrated resort situated in the Sentosa island. A Singaporean lifestyle destination, it is known to be the third most expensive building. The resort comprises of two casinos, Adventure Cove Water Park, Universal Studios, Dolphin Island, SEA Aquarium (known to be world?s second-largest oceanarium), a world-renowned spa, and the Maritime Experiential Museum.

16. Wave House Sentosa
Covering an area of 70,000 square feet, Wave House Sentosa is a sensational beachfront venue, located at Siloso Beach. The specially designed wave pools enable people to experience high-adrenaline flowboarding on the world-famous Double FlowRider and FlowBarrel wave rides.

17. Images Of Singapore LIVE
Take an immersive trip to the Singapore of over 200 years ago at Images of Singapore Live, at Sentosa Island. This unique time-travel experience covers the rich and colourful past of Singapore with its 15 interactive exhibits. The 45-minute guided tour takes one through a journey of Singapore's growth from a seaside fishing village to a bustling metropolis.

18. Port Of Lost Wonder
Port of Lost Wonder is a popular children's waterpark located on Sentosa Island, Singapore. It is a sought-after place to visit amongst tourists, as well as the locals, to enjoy a day out with family, and is the perfect destination for families with small children between the ages 3 years to 10 years old.

19. Zoukout
Securing the position of one of Asia's biggest beach dance and music festivals, ZoukOut is a two-day event held at Siloso Beach each year. Internationally acclaimed DJs, fun-filled activities, and a whole lot of delicious food are what make this event one of the grandest events across the entire world.

Best Places to visit in Sentosa Island

Universal Studios
Sentosa Beaches
Adventure Cove Waterpark Singapore
Skyline Luge Sentosa
Tiger Sky Tower
Crane Dance
Resort World Sentosa Casino
Singapore Butterfly & Insect Kingdom
Sentosa Nature Discovery
Sentosa Golf Club


Visiting Sentosa Island, Singapore easy as there are many Travel options

By Air
Changi Airport is one of Asia’s best-connected airports and is an important hub for international aviation. Being an important gateway to Southeast Asia, mostly all major international airlines fly into Singapore. There is regular air traffic from Singapore to several destinations in Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Australia and North America. Regularly voted the world’s best airport, its facilities include a gym, several gardens, an outdoor pool, free internet, cafes and plenty of shops.

By Train
Singapore is connected to Malaysia, Johor Bahru and Kuala Lumpur by rail, with a route to Bangkok. There are three trains per day, including a sleeper. Trains depart from and arrive at the Tanjong Pagar MRT station Singapore.

Road/Self Drive
Singapore has two causeways that connect the island to Malaysia and the mainland of Asia. There are regular bus services from 5 am to midnight. Buses are operated by SBS and Causeway Link, with the latter being significantly faster.

By Water
Singapore is increasingly being used as a base for cruises throughout South East Asia. Being an island country, Singapore offers regular ferry services to Tanjung Belungkor in Malaysia and Riau Islands in Indonesia. Star cruises offer an experience of a lifetime and are a great way to reach Singapore.

Best Time To Visit

July-September:While tourists visit throughout the year, the festive season is a great time to explore the many facets of Singapore, especially around July when the Great Singapore Sale and the Singapore Food Festival take place. 

Feb-April: The months between the summers and winters are quite pleasant. Plenty of outdoor activities become available then.

November-January: The wettest months are between November and January, when showers can last for long periods of time, while the hottest months are May and June.

About City

Singapore
"The Quintessential Cosmopolitan"

Best described as a microcosm of modern Asia, Singapore is a melting pot of culture and history, and an extravaganza of culinary delights. Officially known as the Republic of Singapore, it is both a city and a country located in Southeast Asia. One of Asia's most visited destinations, Singapore is best described as an amalgam of a fast-paced life and an off-the-back-street inheritance.

Singapore is the quintessential cosmopolitan, having the highest religious diversity in any country. Spread 42 km (26 miles) east to west and 23 km (14 miles) north to south, today it boasts of the world's busiest port. Singapore has climbed to be one of Asia's hit-list destinations with its efficient and widespread transport system - whizzing in this country is just a matter of minutes!

The national pastime of Singaporeans is eating, followed closely by shopping. This 'City in a Garden' is a blend of cultures, combining different ideas, cuisines, new architectures going well with the gleaming hint of the old school. The incredible shopping malls, classy boutiques, departmental stores on Orchard Road, the exotic elements of Chinatown and Little India and the world-class nightlife span across the spotless land of Singapore.

Expensive with respect to South-eastern standards, the city offers a plethora of other options for entertainment such as Sentosa Island, Singapore Zoo, Singapore Botanic Garden, Marina Bay Sands, Tiger Balm Garden, and the Singapore Night Safari. With a picture-perfect skyline and city centre bustling with crowds of people, Singapore is one of the most popular travel destinations for a lot of reasons.

Things To Do In Singapore

1. Gardens by the Bay
A must-visit place in Singapore, Gardens by the Bay is a 101-hectare nature park and botanic garden. Home to almost 4,00,000 plants, it is famous for the awe-inspiring Supertree Groves, SkyWay, Flower Dome and the hypnotic Garden Rhapsody, the light and sound show.

2. Singapore Botanic Gardens
Singapore Botanic Gardens is the only tropical garden to feature as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The 82-hectare garden houses more than 10,000 species of flowering plants and trees. The prime attractions are the National Orchid Garden, and Jacob Ballas Children’s Garden.

3. Universal Studios
Universal Studios Singapore is a theme park located in Resorts World Sentosa. With 28 thrilling rides, exciting attractions, spectacular shows, and divided into seven fun zones, it is a must-visit place in Singapore.

4. The Singapore Zoo
Regarded as one of the best zoos in the world, the Singapore Zoo is famed for housing the largest captive colony of Orangutans in the world. Another major highlight is the Rainforest Kidzworld, a technicolour play area for the little ones.

5. National Orchid Garden
The National Orchid Garden of Singapore is home to the largest display of tropical orchids in the world/. It currently houses over 60,000 orchid plants, out of which 1000 are pure species and 2000 are hybrids.

6. SEA Aquarium
The South East Asia Aquarium or the SEA Aquarium is one of the largest aquariums in the world, home to more than 800 species of aquatic wildlife. The chief draw is the Open Ocean Tank - the world's largest viewing panel and the only aquarium in the world to house the giant oceanic manta ray.

7. Sands SkyPark At Marina Bay
Sands SkyPark is the observation deck located at the spectacular Marina Bay Sands. The humungous wooden deck lies atop the three hotel towers and seems to be floating above the city and all its skyscrapers. Situated on the 57th floor, Sands SkyPark provides a magnificent 360-degree bird's eye view of the entire city, all the way from the Marina South Pier to the Singapore Strait.

8. Sentosa Island
A tiny resort island off the southern coast of Singapore, Sentosa Island is home to themed attractions, sun-washed beaches, lush rainforests, amazing spas and some popular resort hotels. Packed with attractions, the tiny island is speckled with panoramic gardens including a butterfly garden, amusement parks, a breath-taking aquarium (Underwater World), beach clubs with live music, an ethnic village and the highlight of the island, a vast Merlion Statue.

9. Marina Bay Sands
Singapore's most iconic hotel, Marina Bay Sands is a resort complex, ranked as the world's most expensive standalone casino property. The 55-storey tower is home to the world's largest infinity pool and atrium casino. Other prime attractions include the Shoppes Mall, ArtScience Museum and Sands SkyPark.

10. The Night safari
World's first nocturnal zoo, Singapore Night Safari houses more than 130 species of animals. It uses open-concept enclosures or trams to take the visitors on a 45-minute commented tour of its nocturnal animals and habitats.

11. Jewel Changi Airport
Jewel Changi Airport is an entertainment and retail complex linked to Changi Airport, Singapore. The transportation hub is also a nature-themed shopping, dining, and recreational extravaganza with themes of Singaporean culture. This eco-infused multiplex’s centrepiece is the 131-foot-high Rain Vortex, the world’s largest indoor waterfall, amidst the tropical oasis of the Shiseido Forest Valley, featuring 61,000 trees.

12. Merlion Park
The picturesque Merlion Park is an iconic Singapore sight, housing two Merlion statues. Merlion is a mythical creature with the head of a lion and the body of a fish and is considered an icon of the Lion City.

13. Pulau Ubin
Pulau Ubin is a 10.2 square kilometre island lying northeast of Singapore. Translating to Granite Island in Malay, it is one of the last two kampongs of Singapore - a place where one can truly enjoy and experience Singapore for what it used to be. The main attraction is the Chek Jawa Wetlands.

14. Cloud Forest
The Cloud Forest Dome, housed in Gardens by the Bay, is a greenhouse-like structure, re-creating the tropical montane climate found between 1500m and 3000m. The centrepiece attraction is a 35m high mountain with the world's tallest indoor waterfall.

15. Singapore Flyer
Singapore Flyer is Asia's largest giant observation wheel. An iconic thing to see in Singapore, the stunning view from the flyer is best experienced at dusk - view the iconic attractions like Singapore River, Raffles Place, and Merlion Park lit up spectacularly at night.

16. Jurong Bird Park
Jurong Bird Park is Asia's largest bird park housing over 5000 birds from around 400 varied species. Spread across 20.2 hectares, the major highlight is the Waterfall Aviary - the world's largest walk-in aviary.

17. Singapore Cable Car
The Singapore Cable Car is a gondola lift that facilitates an aerial link from Mount Faber to Sentosa’s resort island. It affords a bird’s eye view of the main attractions of Singapore like Mount Faber, Harbourfront, Merlion, Sentosa Island and the Universal Studios Singapore.

18. Bike Tours in Singapore
Offering access to the city’s major tourist attractions and charming back lanes, bike tours allow you to explore Singapore relaxedly. Riding past the F1 Racetrack, Merlion, Singapore River, Fullerton Bay, Victoria Concert Hall, Lao Ba Sai, and Nicoll Highway is a great way to learn how this multiethnic city fits together. The colourful historical neighbourhoods like Chinatown, Kampong Glam, Little India, Tiong Bahru, and Bugis Street are also worth exploring on bikes.

19. National Gallery Singapore
The National Gallery Singapore is an art museum showcasing the world's largest collection of colonial and post-colonial Asian and Southeast Asian art. Housed in the iconic former Supreme Court Buildings and the City Hall, it is the largest museum and venue for the visual arts in Singapore.

20. Chinatown / Street Food in Singapore
One of the most popular neighbourhoods of Singapore, Chinatown is all about hustle bustle and authentic Chinese food and culture. Often blending Malay, Chinese and Indian flavours, Singapore’s street foods are cheap yet vibrantly delicious. Kaya toast, Hainanese chicken rice, wanton noodles, char kway teow, nasi lemak, paratha curry, carrot cake, and laksa soup are well-loved by locals and tourists alike. Hawker centres like Chinatown Market, Maxwell Food Centre, Tiong Bahru Market and Little India are great for grabbing bak chor mee, prawn mee, satay, oyster and cakes, biryani, rojak, and sweets.

21. Cruise Tours in Singapore
Sailing the ocean and Singapore River that meanders through the city offers incredible views and experiences. Royal Caribbean is Asia's largest ship, featuring week-long vacation cruises past Singapore’s wonders. Romantic half and full-day sails, overnight stays and dinner party cruises are provided by Genting Dream Cruise, Symphony of the Seas Cruises, and luxury superyacht rentals starting at SGD 1,644. Dolphin-sighting cruises to Sentosa and Coney Islands are also popular among families.

22. National Museum
Home to a myriad of historical artefacts and exhibits, the National Museum of Singapore boasts of being the country’s oldest museum. The Singapore History Gallery is the chief attraction depicting Singapore's past through stories.

23. East Coast Park
East Coast Park is a 15km long stretch of seafront park, nestled along the southeastern coast of Singapore. Spread across 185 hectares of reclaimed land, it is a much-loved spot among the locals who flock here to windsurf, swim, kayak, picnic, swim, barbecue, bicycle, skateboard and eat.

24. OCBC Skyway
OCBC Skyway, located at the famous Gardens by the Bay in Singapore, is a 128-metre long aerial walkway connecting six Supertrees at the Supertree Grove. Situated at a height of 22-metres, with mesmerizing, panoramic views of and beyond the beauty of the Gardens by the Bay and the Marina Bay skyline that encompasses the area, the OCBC Skyway is one of the most ideal places to find peace and tranquillity. The stunning OCBC Skyway is the ideal place to witness the gob-smacking Garden Rhapsody (light and sound show) in all its glory.

25. Haw Par Villa
Formerly known as the Tiger Balm Garden, Haw Par Villa is an Asian culture theme park and Singapore's largest outdoor art gallery. Claimed to be the last of its kind in the world, this repository of Asian folklore and myths is famous for depicting the "Ten Courts of Hell" from Chinese folklore.

26. Buddha Tooth Relic Temple
The Buddha Tooth Relic Temple is a Chinese Buddhist Temple in Chinatown, Singapore. The five-storey temple is famed worldwide for storing the left canine tooth of Lord Buddha, recovered from his funeral pyre in Kushinagar, India.

27. Madame Tussauds
Madame Tussauds Singapore is the branch of the popular Madame Tussauds wax museum based out of London. Ite has life-like wax statues of notable personalities and global icons in the fields of art, music, movies, sports, and politics.

28. Little India
Little India is an ethnic neighbourhood of Singapore - a major hub of the Singaporean Indian community. Commonly known as "Tekka", the historic centre is known for the vibrant culture, buzzing nightlife, binge-worthy street food and world-class shopping.

29. Lazarus Island
One of Singapore's best-kept secrets, the Lazarus Island is nestled south of mainland Singapore. With its breathtakingly beautiful surroundings, the beach is a perfect sandy affair and an ideal spot to soak in the rays and have a picnic.

30. ArtScience Museum
The ArtScience Museum at Marina Bay is a premier exhibition space featuring touring exhibitions from art and science. One of the quirkiest buildings and things to see in Singapore, it houses ever-changing themes and displays across its 21 gallery spaces.

31. The Helix Bridge
Connecting Marina Central to Marina South lays the gorgeous Helix Bridge. Popularly known as "The Helix", it is a pedestrian bridge linking the city's existing CBD area with the newly developed Bayfront district. The stunning edifice shines dazzlingly at night by ribbons of LED lighting, turning it into a popular tourist attraction.

32. Arab Street
Arab Street is a neighbourhood in the Malay-Muslim Quarter of Singapore. It is known for its eclectic mix of exotic stores selling crafts, accessories, textiles, and home furnishing from the Middle East. The famous Sultan Mosque is also located here.

33. Orchard Road
One of the main shopping street of Singapore, Orchard Road is 2.2 kilometre long upscale shopping destination. Famous for luxury retail shopping experience, it is home to internationally renowned stores, coffeehouses and restaurants.

34. Mount Faber Park
One of the most popular sightseeing destinations in Singapore, Mount Faber Park is a hill rising up to a height o 94 meters and located within the Bukit Merah town. Overlooking the region of Telok Blangah, its peak can be accessed via the Mount Faber Road or the Morse Road but there are numerous trails leading right up to the top that has the adventurous tourists walk up the hill.

35. Clarke Quay
The Clarke Quay is a popular riverside quay in Singapore flanked by stylish restaurants, and high-end boutiques. Also lined up along the river are buzzing nightclubs, river cruise bumboats and floating cafes that make the place Singapore's major wining and dining area.

36. Siloso Beach
The Siloso Beach is renowned for being the hippiest of the three beaches of Sentosa Island. Home to some of the best bars and restaurants in the area, it is ideal for people who love the sun and the sand. Siloso Beach is well known for its outdoor activities as well, especially beach volleyball.

37. The Raffles Hotel
One of the most famous and iconic hotels in Singapore, the Raffles Hotel is on the top of almost every visitor’s to-visit list in Singapore. Located in the Colonial District of Singapore, it is claimed to be one of the world's last majestic 19th century hotels.

38. Asian Civilisations Museum
Ranked as one of the top museums in Asia, the Asian Civilisations Museum displays artefacts and relics depicting the cultures and civilisations of Asia. There are over 2000 artefacts spread across seven galleries on three levels.

39. Sri Mariamman Temple
The oldest temple in Singapore, Sri Mariamman Temple is located in Chinatown. The exquisite temple is dedicated to Goddess Mariamman, a Hindu deity known for curing illness, disease and epidemics. The ornate and elaborate detailing of the gopuram (tower) above the entrance is a sight to behold.

40. Changi Chapel and Museum
Narrating the story of Japanese occupation of Singapore, the Changi Chapel and Museum is dedicated to Singapore's history during World War II. It houses the photographs, personal objects, letters of more than 50,000 civilians and soldiers in Changi Prison. 

41. Fort Canning Park
The Fort Canning Park is a historic landmark in Singapore having witnessed major historical milestones. Formerly known as the "Forbidden Hill", it houses 9 historical gardens and is a popular spot for hiking and artistic activity.

42. Southern Ridges
The Southern Ridges Trail is a 10-kilometre hiking route in southern Singapore. One of the most picturesque natural walks of the Lion City, the Southern Ridges Trail offers stunning views of the skyline waterfront and a stroll across fascinating natural and architectural marvels. Spread across four havens of exotic flowering plants and tropical animals – Mount Faber Park, Telok Blangah Hill Park, HortPark, and Kent Ridge Park, Southern Ridges also consists of the country’s highest pedestrian bridge, suspended at a height of 36 metres across two hills.

43. Formula 1 Grand Prix
The Singapore Grand Prix is an annual night race held at Marina Bay Street Circuit. A part of the Formula 1 World Championship, it is a great attraction for adventure junkies, motorheads, and racers. The races are spread over three days, with multiple practice sessions and qualifiers.

44. MacRitchie Nature Trail
Once in a while, we all need a quick getaway, an escape from the hustle bustle of our everyday lives, even if it is just for an hour or two. MacRitchie Nature Trail provides just the solace that you seek in a busy city like Singapore. Situated in MacRitchie Reservoir Park along Lornie Road since 1867, the lush nature trail is an escape to pristine waters and a dense, secondary forest in the heart of the city.

45. Bukit Batok Nature Park
The Bukit Batok Nature Park (BBNP) is a quiet, serene park near the Bukit Timah Nature Reserve. The major highlight of the lush park is the quarry-turned-pond located right at the entrance. The 36-hectare park is perfect for jogging, walking or biking on the trails surrounded by the lush green beauty of the secondary forest. Many also prefer exercising at Bukit Batok Nature Park as it contains fitness areas and many bike trails of varying difficulty.

46. Esplanade - Theatres On The Bay
The Esplanade is a performing arts centre near the Marina Bay that focuses on international artists and has hosted over 37,000 shows. It is a 60,000 square meter expanse dedicated just to theatre and arts. Situated right at the mouth of the Singapore River, it got its name from the Esplanade Park, in which Theatres by the bay is located. The Esplanade stages new shows every few months and believe in providing opportunities to emerging artists and practitioners. In addition, the in-house programming team presents over 14 festivals and 20 ongoing series throughout the year.

47. Singapore River
The Singapore River is a major waterway that runs through the city of Singapore. A favourite nightlife district and tourist hotspot, the area around the river is abuzz with the excitement of buzzing bars, eclectic eateries, and charged clubs spread across Robertson Quay, Boat Quay, and Clarke Quay. The 3.2 kilometre-long river snakes through the middle of the city, passing through Old Singapore - with Victorian-era buildings and small communities - in the north, and the Central Business District with its swanky new buildings and complexes in the south.

48. VivoCity
VivoCity, the largest shopping mall in Singapore, is located at HarbourFront (close to the HarbourFrount MRT station). It is one of those very few shopping complexes that is famed for its open space. VivoCity also houses a large outdoor kid's playground on level two, along with a rooftop 'Skypark'.

49. Supertree Grove
Nestled in Gardens by the Bay of Sentosa Island, the Supertree Grove are artificially made, electronic tree structures. These trees are multifunctional that act as canopies and shade the area during the day and metamorphose into a dazzling exhibit of sound and light at night. These 18 steel-clad concrete structures, measuring between 25 and 50 metres tall, are adorned with around 162,900 plants. The vertical gardens come alive each night with the stunning Garden Rhapsody, a light and sound show.

50. Fountain of Wealth
One of Singapore's iconic sights, the Fountain of Wealth is the largest fountain in the world (listed in the Guinness Book of Records), located at Suntec City - one of Singapore's largest shopping malls. Towering at 13.8 metres, the Fountain of Wealth is built in accordance with the principles of Feng Shui, symbolizing wealth and life. The huge 66m bronze ring of the fountain is a symbol of oneness in spirit as well as the solidarity, equality and goodwill which exists between all races and religions in Singapore. The inward flowing water of symbolizes the retention of wealth in Suntec City.

51. St John's Island
St. John's Island is a stunning island known for its chequered past and the former prison feel, located approximately 6.5 km south off of the main island of Singapore. The mesmerising sight is visited for the small patch of mangrove trees and turquoise water beaches used by the families for picnicking. It is also frequented for a spot of fishing. This, as well as its closeness to the main island, has made St. John's Island an ideal day trip from Singapore.

52. Flower Dome Conservatory
Immerse yourself in the beauty and diversity of plants and flowers from all around the globe under a single roof at Singapore's Flower Dome. The largest glass greenhouse in the world, Flower Dome is one of the two breathtakingly beautiful conservatories of Gardens by the Bay (the other being, "Cloud Forest"). The temperature and humidity levels inside have been regulated to replicate the cool-dry climatic conditions of the Mediterranean and different arid tropical climates such as those in Australia, South America and South Africa. With an area of around 1.2 hectares, the flower dome conservatory constitutes a total of eight gardens- Olive Grove, Californian Garden, Mediterranean Garden, South American Garden, South African Garden, Australian Garden, the Baobabs and the Succulent Garden. An awe-inspiring field of flowers is present right in the centre of the conservatory.

53. Chinatown Heritage Centre
Serving as a gateway into the rich history of the bustling neighbourhood of Singapore's Chinatown, Chinatown Heritage Centre is a group of restored shophouses that exhibits the furniture, artefacts and living arrangements of early Chinese settlers. Spread across six galleries, the heritage centre houses an extensive collection of photographs and paraphernalia dating as far back as 1819, depicting the daily lives of early Chinese immigrants who risked their lives to arrive in a new city, in search of a better life, after a long and perilous journey.

54. Butterfly Park & Insect Kingdom
Established as an outdoor conservatory, the Butterfly Park and Insect Kingdom is located at Imbiah on the Sentosa Island of Singapore and is home to more than fifty varieties of butterflies, beetles, macaws and a plethora of colourful insects.

55. The Battle Box
The Battlebox is a war bunker dating back to World War II, now converted into a museum. Located at Fort Canning Hill, this former bomb-proof command centre/shelter is regarded as one of the prime touristic spots in Singapore, also known as Fort Canning Bunker. It was inside the walls of Battlebox that the British decided to surrender Singapore to the Japanese. Now, the Battlebox museum unveils true causes that led to the disastrous and largest capitulation in British History.

56. MacRitchie Reservoir
Positioned at 181 Lornie Road, the MacRitchie Reservoir Park forms a part of the water catchment system of Singapore and is a Mecca for nature admirers as well as sports fanatics. Covering an area of 12 hectares, the park is a hidden gem located coyly amidst pristine surroundings and offering a respite to the Singaporeans who treasure it immensely. Since MacRitchie Reservoir is situated close to the city centre, it is a favourite spot where one can indulge in a variety of activities like bird watching, kayaking, canoeing and hiking as well.

57. Marina Barrage
Marina Barrage is both a flood-control rooftop dam and a stunning park with a gob-smacking skyline view of Singapore, located at the southern tip of the main island, and a short walk away from Gardens by the Bay. Although its primary function serves as a dam, Marina Barrage is rather popular for recreation on its green, roof-top expanse which is always scattered with local flying flashy kites.

58. Bukit Timah Nature Reserve
Home to around 40% of the native flora and fauna of Singapore, the Bukit Timah Nature Reserve is one of the two ASEAN Heritage Parks in Singapore. This 400-acre natural wonderland, considered one of the largest remaining rainforests of the country, is found on Bukit Timah Hill, the tallest hill of Singapore. Established in 1883 as a forest reserve, the Bukit Timah Nature Reserve is the perfect place for tourists to see the natural ecology of a humid, equatorial region such as Singapore, with its pristine charm preserved and maintained by the authorities.

59. Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve
Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve is a Heritage Park at Kranji Way in Northern Singapore. Located at the banks of the Buloh River, this is Singapore’s first ASEAN Heritage Park that boasts of a stunning diversity of flora and fauna spread across a 202-hectare wetland and mangrove ecosystem. With more than 230 bird species – including significant migratory populations, thousands of plant varieties and exotic animals, Sungei Buloh is a great place to learn about the bounty and conservation of nature.

60. Fort Siloso
Fort Siloso is Singapore's only preserved coastal fort converted into a military museum containing World War II memorabilia like guns, remains of fortified military structures and tunnels. The main attraction of Fort Siloso is the Skywalk. Eleven storeys high, it provides visitors with a magnificent panoramic view of the surrounding landscape.

61. Peranakan Museum
The first of its kind in the world, the Peranakan Museum is devoted to exploring the Pernankan cultures present in Singapore, the former Straits Settlements in Malacca and Penang, and other regions of Southeast Asia that are home to the Peranakan community. Housed in the iconic Old Tao Nan School Building, this classic museum once acted as an extended wing of the famous Asian Civilisations Museum which used to be located here, and is currently a sister museum to the same, specialising in tracing the origins and development of Peranakan culture.

62. Armenian Church
The Armenian Church of Saint Gregory the Illuminator is the oldest Church in Singapore, locally referred to as the Armenian Church. It is located in a quiet place in the Hill Street vicinity and is one of the masterpieces of the Irish architect, George D Coleman. The Armenian community of Singapore regard this place as their spiritual abode, and the church now serves as a beautiful venue for couples to tie their knot in holy matrimony. The grand edifice is built in a British-neoclassical inspired architecture. This tranquil church is always a good option for an evening stroll.

63. Kong Meng San Phor Kark See Monastery
The Kong Meng San Phor Kark See Monastery is Singapore's largest Buddhist temple, sitting on 75,470 square meters of land. Built by Zhuan Dao in the early 20th century, this temple is located in Bishan and is considered to be a very sacred place by the Buddhists. The monastery is famed for housing one of Asia's largest Buddhist statues, located in the Hall of No Form. Made of bronze, this marvel is 13.8 meters tall and weighs 55 tonnes. Kong Meng San Phor Kark See is a must-visit for people interested in Buddhism and those wanting to learn more about the teachings of Buddha. 

64. Kusu Island
Part of the southern islands, Kusu Island is a pristine island just 5.6 km to the south of the main island of Singapore. The pristine island is famous for its clear blue waters and a breathtaking view from the beaches. It also has a very rich history from which it also derives its name as Kusu means turtle or tortoise in Chinese. As Kusu Island is just a short distance from the mainland, it is extremely famous amongst the locals and is a place visited by many who wish to spend the day in complete relaxation that is attained by the calm atmosphere of the island. It can also be entirely covered by walking from end to end in 20 minutes.

65. Palawan Beach
The gorgeous Palawan Beach on Sentosa Island is one of the best family beaches in Singapore with fine white sand, the clear blue water and the warm, cosy atmosphere. Out of the three beaches in Sentosa - Siloso, Tanjong and Palawan - the latter is often considered to be the most relaxing and is the only one that is kid-friendly.

66. Tanjong Beach
Revered for its white sandy shoreline, the man-made Tanjong Beach is nestled pristinely on Sentosa Island of Singapore. It is less crowded as compared to the other two touristic beaches on Sentosa, and attracts people who come here to take a break from the chaotic life of the city.

67. Lau Pa Sat
Located at 18 Raffles Quay, Lau Pa Sat is a popular hawker centre, and what can be called as Singapore's version of the food court. Recognised as a national monument in 1973, this iconic landmark of Singapore metamorphoses food, architecture and history together. Also known as the Telok Ayer Market, Lau Pa Sat sees numerous footfalls from gastronomes all over the world.

68. Singapore Art Museum
The Singapore Art Museum (also called SAM) specialises in international contemporary art practices with an emphasis laid on Singapore and South-East Asia. The museum is conveniently situated in the heart of the city of Singapore. Previously known as Fine-Art museum, SAM aims to breathe art into life. They plan on having a stimulating space to think, feel, experience and imagine. The museum is housed in a restored 19th-century old school that adds to the vibes of its antiquity and contemporary atmosphere. SAM is home to some of the ancient classic and modern international art. It also collaborates with contemporary international museums of its like to curate and hosts contemporary exhibitions.

69. Science Centre
Science Centre Singapore, located in Jurong East, is a scientific institution having around a thousand exhibits spread over fourteen exhibition galleries. Formerly known as the Singapore Science Centre, this geeky science museum houses the largest collection of educational material related to science in the Lion City.

70. Civilian War Memorial
The Civilian War Memorial is a monument dedicated to the civilians that lost their lives during World War II. Located within War Memorial Park at Beach Road in Singapore’s Central Area, this memorial is a sombre reminder of the perils of the Japanese Occupation in the country and is a symbol of hope for post-war Singapore. The monument is an iconic heritage landmark in the Lion City today, frequented by locals and tourists alike.

71. Sultan Mosque
Majestically standing in the historic district of Kampong Glam, the Sultan Mosque (Masjid Sultan) is Singapore's largest mosque and focal point of the Muslim community in the Lion City. Seemingly pulled out of the Arabian Nights, the enchanting mosque is constructed in the Indo-Saracenic style, the highlight being the huge prayer hall topped by a shimmering golden dome. Both regarding its glorious appearance, and the sheer size, the Sultan Mosque is a must-visit if one is in the Kampong Glam district.

72. Raffles Place
Raffles Place is a commercial space located at the south of Singapore River. Known as the heart of Singapore’s Financial District, Raffles Place is occupied with skyscrapers like the UOB Plaza which is known to hold exhibitions, Change Alley where travellers can get their currency changed, and the Lau Pa Sat from where one can buy art and craft items and enjoy some cultural performances.

73. Suntec City
Suntec City is a commercial hub and shopping complex situated in Marina Centre. It houses a mall (one of the largest), an international exhibition and convention centre, a movie theatre along with a video arcade. Located at the centre of this humdrum is the famous "Fountain of Wealth" - the world's largest fountain.

74. Wings Of Time
Wings of Time is a permanent outdoor light show at Siloso Beach. This award-winning show is a magical spectacle of pyrotechnics, robotic water fountains, a thrilling soundtrack, lasers, and a compelling storyline.

75. Chek Jawa
Tanjung Chek Jawa, usually known as Chek Jawa, is an extensive wetland measuring 100 hectares, located to the South East of the Pulau Ubin island near the main island of Singapore. It is a vibrant mix of 6 diverse habitats, making it one of the richest ecosystems across the world. The visitors are amazed to find sandy and rock-filled beaches in close conjunction to a coral & seagrass lagoon as well as mangrove and coastal forests. Chek Jawa is one of the most popular sightseeing spots in Singapore, especially for nature lovers, bird watchers and international tourists.

76. Sri Vadapathira Kaliamman Temple
Sri Vadapathira Kaliamman Temple is a Hindu Temple located on 555 Serangoon Road of Little India. It is dedicated to Vadapathira and Kaliamman deities, the female counterpart to the Brihadeeswarar Temple located in Thanjavur of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu.

77. Sri Sivan Temple
Situated at the Geylang Avenue in Singapore, the stupendous Sri Sivan Temple is a place of worship of the Hindu God, Lord Shiva, the presiding deity of the temple. This magnificent temple can very well be considered as a modern structure, with the fusion of both South and North Indian architectural influences adding to the aura of this holy place. There are six main prayers held here on a daily basis, and the temple has a specific time for the performance of the same.

78. iFly
iFly Singapore is an indoor skydiving simulation venue near Siloso Beach Station. A franchise of the popular SkyVenture, iFly offers authentic free-falling simulations within an indoor wind tunnel, featuring a thrilling 90-second drop.

79. Dairy Farm Nature Park
The Dairy Farm Nature Park is a magnificent nature park located in the Upper Bukit Timah area of Singapore. Spread across a thriving 63-hectare land, it is famous for nature trails, hiking, and the quarry. At the south-western end of the park lies the Singapore Quarry, a relaxing wetland and picturesque spot, serving as a prime spot for freshwater flora and fauna including the critically endangered little grebe bird. Gain knowledge about the changing landscape of the dairy farm and explore the wonders of nature through varied exhibits at the Dairy Farm Nature Park.


How To Reach Singapore

The best way to travel to Singapore from India is through flight. The classy Changi Airport of Singapore is well connected to India through regular flights from various cities. Some of the major airlines that connect the two countries include Singapore Airlines, Air India, Tiger Airways, Jet Airways and Air India Express. The journey is 6-8 hours long depending upon number of halts in between.

Religion of Singapore 

Being a multi-religious country, Singapore does not have a state-regulated religion which the citizens are supposed to follow. It is home to 10 religions, out of which Buddhism, Hinduism, Islam and Christianity are the primary religions, while Zoroastrianism, Judaism, Sikhism, Jainism and others form the minority cluster. The Lion City is the ultimate melting pot, with the locals celebrating all festivals pompously, irrespective of the religion they follow. 

Language of Singapore 

There are four official languages of Singapore: English, Malay, Mandarin Chinese and Tamil. Yes, Singapore language is as diverse and multi-cultural as its people! English is the most widely spoken language (primarily by the population below the age of 50), and the medium of instructions in school. English is also the language of business and government in Singapore, based on British English. 

A unique and widely spoken language in Singapore is the Singlish. It is primarily the colloquial form of English, having a distinct accent, and ignoring the basic standards of English grammar. Having a jumble of local slang and expressions of various languages and dialects of Singapore, speaking in Singlish is seen as a mark of being truly local! 

The major portion of the literate population in Singapore is bilingual, with English and Mandarin being most commonly spoken. Interestingly, all the schools in the city teach the language of the child's parentage, along with English, to ensure the child stay in touch with the traditional roots.

Currency in Singapore 

Singapore's unit of currency is the Singapore Dollar (SGD), locally referred to as the 'Singdollar'. It is made up of 100 cents using coins of 5, 10, 20 and 50 cents, along with notes in the denomination of SGD 2, 5, 10 and 50, 100, 500 and 1000. 

Cards: Almost all the major credit card brands are widely accepted in Singapore including Visa and MasterCard (although a 3 % surcharge may be charged by some shops, taxis may charge up to 15 %).
Traveller's cheques are usually not accepted, however, can be cashed at most of the exchange booths.
EZ-Link and Nets Flash Pay cards are valid in case of some convenience stores and fast-food chains.

ATMs: ATMs are widely available at banks, malls, MRT stations and commercial areas.

Best Time To Visit

July-September:While tourists visit throughout the year, the festive season is a great time to explore the many facets of Singapore, especially around July when the Great Singapore Sale and the Singapore Food Festival take place. Feb-April: The months between the summers and winters are quite pleasant.

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Asian Royale with Phuket

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Phuket
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Kuala Lumpur
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Sentosa Island
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Singapore
9 Nights / 10 Days
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Tour Highlights

Phuket

  • Guided City Tour 
  • Phi Phi Island Tour

Kuala Lumpur 
  • Guided City Tour 
  • Day trip to Sunway Lagoon

Singapore 
  • Two Way Cable Car at Sentosa Island 
  • Luge Ride at Sentosa Island 
  • Sky Ride at Sentosa Island 
  • ‘Wings of Time’ Show at Sentosa Island 
  • Maritime Museum 
  • Visit to S.E.A. AquariumTM at Resort World Sentosa 
  • Visit to Universal Studios at Resort World Sentosa 
  • Guided City Tour 
  • Sky Park at Marina Bay Sands
  • Gardens by the Bay with Cloud Forest & Flower Dome 
  • Jurong Bird Park

Tour Plan

Day 1 

Arrive in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Arrive into Phuket, which is one of the most exotic destinations in the world. You will be welcomed by our local representative and taken to your hotel. Overnight in Phuket.

Day 2 

Phuket - Three Beaches

A leisurely drive along the beaches of Patong, Karon and Kata will reveal this island’s natural beauty. Visit the ‘Three Beaches’ viewpoint, which is one of the island’s most scenic spots. Thereafter, during a leisurely drive around Phuket you will see its many Sino-Portuguese style buildings. This drive also provides a view of many of the highlights of the island, which is also called the ‘Pearl of the Andamans’. The evening is free for you to relax. Overnight in Phuket.

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Breakfast

Day 3 

Phuket - Phi Phi Island Tour

After breakfast this morning we proceed to visit Phi Phi Island, which is one of the loveliest of islands in South-east Asia. We get there by a 45-minute speedboat ride and a 90-minute ferry ride from Phuket. Phi Phi Island’s unspoiled beaches, stunning rock formations and vivid turquoise waters, teeming with colourful marine life, makes it paradise perfected! Overnight in Phuket. 

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Breakfast

Day 4 

Phuket - Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Today we proceed to the airport for our flight to Kuala Lumpur. On arrival you will be welcomed by our local representative and taken to your hotel. Enjoy the picturesque, approximately one-hour drive from the airport to Kuala Lumpur city. The evening is free for you to enjoy this colourful city on your own. Overnight in Kuala Lumpur.

Meal Included

Breakfast

Day 5 

Kuala Lumpur - City Tour & Sunway Lagoon

Today we take you on a guided city tour of the sprawling capital city of Kuala Lumpur. See the 88-storey Petronas Twin Towers, the Lake Gardens with the National Monument, the National Mosque and Merdeka Square. Later, we proceed to Sunway Lagoon Theme Park, which offers you non-stop fun and entertainment. Have a splashing good time at the ‘Water Park’ before enjoying the fun and excitement of the ‘Amusement Park’ rides with your little ones. Go wild and interact with the animals at the ‘Wildlife Park’ and gear up for more action at the ‘Extreme Park’ before facing your fears at ‘Scream Park’. At the ‘Nickelodeon Explorer’s Oasis’ come across characters such as SpongeBob Square Pants, Dora the Explorer, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. After an action-packed day we drive back to the hotel., we drive back to our hotel. Overnight in Kuala Lumpur.

Meal Included

Breakfast

Day 6 

Kuala Lumpur - Singapore - Sentosa Island

Today board the coach to journey on to Singapore - The Lion City. On arrival we proceed to your hotel in Sentosa island and check-in. The evening features a thrilling Luge Ride - one of the most unique Sentosa Island attractions. This gravity-fueled ride provides riders with full control over their descent on purposebuilt tracks. You also get to try out the Skyride, for a scenic adventure on a 4-seater chairlift that gives you a birds-eye view of the Singapore skyline and the South China Sea. Your visit to Sentosa Island ends with the fabulous light and sound show titled ‘Wings of Time’. Overnight in Sentosa Island.

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Breakfast

Day 7 

Singapore - Universal Studios Tour

This morning we check out of our hotel and proceed for an exciting two-way cable car ride (sentosa line) which provides great glimpses of this beautiful island resort. Later we take you on the visit to the S.E.A. AquariumTM. Discover the awe-inspiring world of life in the ocean at this, the world’s largest aquarium. Next, we visit the Maritime Museum, where you will experience Asia’s rich maritime history and discover Singapore’s past as a trading port. Later, visit the region’s first Universal Studios Theme Park which will offer you excitement and great fun, with numerous thrilling rides and unlimited entertainment. Witness the world’s first Far Far Away Castle in ‘The Shrek 4-D adventure’. Meet the terrifying T-Rex in ‘The Lost World’, ride the world’s tallest dueling roller coasters at Sci-Fi City and witness ancient Egypt on the psychological thrill ride titled ‘Revenge of The Mummy’. In the evening, board the coach to proceed to your hotel in Singapore and check-in. Overnight in Singapore.

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Breakfast

Day 8 

Singapore - City Tour & Gardens by the Bay

Today, we take you for a guided city tour of Singapore. See ‘Swissotel The Stamford’ one of the tallest hotels in the world, Parliament House and City Hall. Take photo stops at the Merlion - Singapore’s famous symbol and the Esplanade - a 600 sq. m. performing arts centre located in Marina Bay. 
Next, we visit the Sky Park at Marina Bay Sands, which is 57 stories above the ground. Enjoy a breathtaking panoramic view of the mega metropolis of Singapore. After that we visit the ‘Gardens by the Bay with Cloud Forest & Flower Dome’. Explore diverse plant life from five continents, marvel at the 35-metre indoor waterfall, stroll above the jungle canopy at Cloud Forest and admire colorful floral displays in the cool comfort of the Flower Dome. Overnight in Singapore.

Meal Included

Breakfast

Day 9 

Singapore - Jurong Bird Park & Shopping time or Night Safari Tour

Today, we visit the Jurong Bird Park, which houses one of the largest collections of birds in the world. Key attractions at this bird paradise include the Bird Discovery Centre, the Lory Loft Aviary, the South-East Asia Birds Aviary and the award-winning African Wetlands. 
The rest of the day is kept free for you to explore this magnificent city on your own or do some shopping. For all your branded materials, shop from the various famous malls in the city. For local shopping head straight to Bugis Street. With almost 800 shops, it the largest street shopping location in Singapore, offering fashionable clothing, accessories, beauty products and a lot more.

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You also have a chance to join the suggested excursion Night Safari. It reveals the mystery and drama of the tropical jungle with stunning effect, offering youa unique chance to witness animals in their recreated natural environment in the dark. See the animals play, prowl and feed during this tropical night safari. 
Overnight in Singapore.

Meal Included

Breakfast

Day 10 

Departure Singapore

After a buffet breakfast, we check out and drive to the airport for your flight back home. We hope you take back many happy memories of your holiday. We would like you to spare a few minutes to write and tell us how you enjoyed your holiday and  give us your suggestions.

Meal Included

Breakfast

Inclusions

  • 2 Nights accommodation in Kuala Lumpur
  • 1 Night accommodation in Sentosa Island
  • 3 Nights accommodation in Singapore
  • Daily Breakfast
  • Kuala Lumpur City Tour
  • Visit Sunway Lagoon
  • Singapore City Orientation Tour
  • Universal Studios Tour
  • Visit Jurong Bird Park
  • Visit Sky Park at Marina Bay Sands
  • Visit Gardens by the Bay
  • Visit Sentosa Island - S.E.A Aquarium
  • Return Airport & Coach Terminal Transfers
  • Kuala Lumpur to Singapore by A/c Coach
  • All Tours & Transfers are on SIC basis (Seat in coach)

Exclusions

  • Any Airfare, Visa Charges, Overseas Travel Insurance
  • Early Check-in and late Checkout in properties
  • Personal Expenses / Extras during Stay in Resort like laundry, Telephone calls, Medicines, Liquor
  • Entry Tickets / Meals other than those mentioned in Inclusions
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Singapore Visa
  • A valid passport with at least six months validity on the date of departure from Singapore. If the applicant is holding any old passport, it is mandatory now to enclose the same.
  • Confirmed return Air ticket with trip itinerary.
  • Singapore visa application form duly completed and signed by the applicant.
  • 2 recent coloured passport size photographs (35 mm wide by 45 mm high without border, white background)
  • Please note one photograph should be pasted on the visa form and signed across, second photograph should be attached with gem clip.
  • Covering letter from the applicant.
  • Leave letter / NOC from the company.
  • If the applicant is residing on any other address as mentioned on the passport, than residential proof copy is required.
  • Official translations of the documents are required if they are not in the English language.
  • Bank statement reflecting transactions of the last 6 months duly attested by a Bank official with Bank seal.

Thailand Visa
  • Passport or travel document with validity not less than 6 months with two opposite blank pages
  • Visa Application Form completely filled in and signed by applicant
  • Checklist signed by the applicant
  • Two passport size recent colored photograph with white background (35x45mm, 80% face should be visible)
  • Covering Letter addressed to ''THE VISA COUNSELOR The Royal Thai Embassy mentioning the name of the person responsible for bearing the expenses of the entire trip) / NOC letter / Visiting Card / Salary slips from last 3 months
  • Confirmed tickets in and out of Thailand
  • Evidence of confirmed hotel / accommodation reservation in Thailand with address and contact number under applicant’s name. If travel in group, must provide a cover letter stating all names with passport numbers and place (s) to stay
  • Original Bank Passbook or Bank statement (SIX months) (must be attested by the bank) having a minimum balance equivalent to $700

Malaysia Visa
  • Original Passport valid for at least 9 months from the date of return
  • Confirmed air tickets (onward & return)
  • Malaysia visa form signed by the applicant
  • 2 passport-size photographs against a white background with matte-finish (Photo specifications*)
  • Cover letter stating the purpose of travel
  • Bank statement reflecting transactions of the last 6 months (a minimum balance of Rs 45,000 per traveller is mandatory) duly attested by the bank official
  • Occupational details like salary slip, leave sanction letter or proof of retirement
  • Hotel Reservation or invitation letter from your host.

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  • Non-Refundable items (if any) will be told in advance for full payment.
  • Airfare to be paid full at one time in advance.

Cancellation Policies

  • 25% of Holiday Package Cost will be applicable, Cancelled 51 Days or More
  • 50% of Holiday Package Cost will be applicable, Cancelled between 50 – 36 Days
  • 75% of Holiday Package Cost will be applicable, Cancelled between 35 – 21 Days
  • 100% of Holiday Package Cost will be applicable, Cancelled 20 Days or less.

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Phuket
"Where Summer Beach Fashion Truly Comes Alive"

The largest Island in all of Thailand, Phuket has everything Thailand has to offer. Serviced by the Phuket International Airport, the island sees no dearth of travellers during any time of the year. Golden beaches, numerous offshore islands, upbeat markets, a high octane nightlife and thrilling watersports characterise Phuket in a nutshell. Beaches like Surin and Kata cater to families and those individuals with eccentric tastes. Patong beach, on the other hand, caters to all those who like it cheap, loud and crazy, even after the sun sets. Bangla road with its numerous bars, ping pong shows and street food vendors comes alive as the night grows older. Those who shy away from dizzy bright lights and alcohol will find themselves at the Cabaret shows or even at the ever-popular street markets. The Phuket Walking Street or Phuket Weekend markets are places where one can spend hours sifting through various clothes, souvenirs and novelty items.

Aside from all the glitz and swankiness, Phuket offers many traditional activites and experiences too. Enjoying tropical weather all year round, the waters of Phuket come to life, brimming with marine habitants in the months of November to February. Activities like snorkelling and scuba diving can be done at popular and scenic locations such as Phi Phi Islands and Similan Islands, which make for day-trips by speedboat. Further up north, a more quiet and rustic experience can be had while visiting the Elephant Sanctuaries and national parks such as Sirinat National Park and Khao Phra Thaeo National Park. This is also true down south at beaches like Rawai beach and even on the west such as Karon beach which are generally less crowded and offer a more serene experience.

Hidden in plain sight is also an immersive experience of Thai culture. Phuket Town heavily retains it's Chinese influence and Sino-Portuguese history via its cuisine, cooking styles, architecture and historical museums and buildings. Chalong Wat, a Buddhist temple and Jui Tui Shrine, an important Chinese place of worship, stand as embodiments of how various religions and cultures coexist.

Phuket caters to all types of travellers - be it families, individuals, couples or groups, across all budgets. But among them, a certain section does particularly stand out. With a plethora of high-end resorts along most beaches, hotels, luxury shopping outlets and spas, Phuket is a haven for those looking to splurge big on their vacation and look good while doing it.

Things To Do In Phuket

1. Laze at the Patong Beach
Often called the party capital of Asia, Patong Beach is the most popular beach in Phuket. Known for its clean sandy shores, bold nightlife and colourful attractions, Patong Beach accommodates swimming, parasailing and other water sports during the day. At night you can check out its fantastic nightlife. From restaurants to pubs, nightclubs to Go-Go bars, you can party till late on this beach anytime throughout the year.

2. Nightlife at the Bangla Road
Bangla Road or Soi Bangla is the hub of nightlife in Phuket. It is a merry 400 metre stretch of road close to Patong beach that has been cordoned off from traffic and is reserved for only walking. It has a vibrant display of bright lights, street performances, street vendors, Ping-Pong shows and much more. Loud music and cheap booze shops lend it a happy vibe. Restaurant and pubs compete for customers, as do entertainers.

3. Swim at the Karon Beach
Located on the west coast of Phuket, Karon Beach is the third longest beach in Phuket. Sandwiched between Patong to the north and Kata to the south it is a vast and uncrowded place for those looking for some quiet time. Karon Beach has some excellent snorkelling spots and clean crystal blue water that is a joy to swim in.

4. Trip to Phi Phi Islands
Phi Phi consists of a group of six islands. Only 40 km away from Phuket, Phi Phi Don and Phi Phi Leh are the two most famous islands of the six. With their pristine waters and vibrant parties, these islands are a wonderful way to spend a few days in Thailand.

17. Kata Noi Beach
The white sandy beach of Kata Noi is a tucked away in a quiet, out of the way spot for those handful of people seeking peace and calmness. Tourists, in addition to the beach cuisine and massages, also enjoy a bit of surfing at this beach.

6. Big Buddha
Big Buddha is a 45 m high statue of Buddha visible from miles away showcasing an impressive e work of craftsmanship and dedication.

7. Water Sports
The best way to beat the heat at Phuket and enjoy the thrill is by water sport activities available at various beaches.

8. Snorkelling in Phuket
The island of Phuket is one of the most famous tourist destinations for snorkelling, with its beautiful beaches, clear waters as well as plentiful coral reefs and marine life. Perfect for both adventure lovers and water sports enthusiasts, snorkelling in Phuket is at the top of the must-do list for tourists.

9. Kata Beach
One of the most popular beaches in Phuket, Kata beach is ideal for a family vacation. With its choice array of dining venues, nightclubs, shopping and beach activities, visitors are guaranteed entertainment. The island in the bay also makes for a beautiful sunset experience.

10. Watch the famous Simon Cabaret Show
Simon Cabaret is located at 8 Sirirat Road in Phuket, Thailand. It is an intimate theatre which offers live cabaret shows by dancers in sparkly attire and head-dresses. Established in 1991, Simon Cabaret has a jaw-dropping stage design with hi-tech sound system and lighting equipment. The theatre has been providing a rich source for entertainment for its visitors.

11. Karon View Point
Karon View Point in south Phuket is a sought-after stop point by many tourists on their way to visiting the surrounding beaches.It offers a beautiful panoramic view over the sea, including three bays and is an ideal spot for relaxing and having a bite or two.

12. Scuba Diving in Phuket
Rated amongst the top 10 diving destinations in the world, scuba diving in Phuket is an experience like no other. If you have the time, you can learn how to dive and become a certified PADI (Professional Association of Diving Instructors) diver. Otherwise you can do the Open Water Diver Course. If you're already a PADI certified diver, you can do the Advanced Open Water Diver Course, or just participate in advance adventure dives.

13. Explore Phuket Old Town
Located on the east side of the Phuket Island, Phuket Old Town is capital of the island with coloured wit various shades of culture. One can enjoy the traditional and Sino-Portuguese architecture of the town that was built during 19th century. However, not many tourists have the town on their itinerary that flourished from the tin trade. The aroma of spices wafting from various cafes and restaurants may water your mouth as you stroll across the streets including Dubik, Ranong, Rasada, Yaowarat, Krabi and Thalang. The place is also a paradise for history lovers and photography buffs.

14. Watch the Dolphins Show
The only dolphinarium in Phuket, Dolphins Bay is a family entertainer with activities like Dolphin and Seal show, swimming with dolphins and also getting to pose with these sea beauties. The dolphins are well trained to perform tricks like turning hula hoops, bouncing in water, hiding in water and even paint with a brush.

15. James Bond Island Tour
James Bond Island or locally known as Khao Phing Kan is the name given to a pair of islands situated on the West Coast of Thailand. Located in the Phang Nga Bay of Andaman Sea and about 40 meters away from the shore is another islet named Ko Tapu or Khao Tapu. The massive nail-like rock structure rising from between the water is a limestone cliff. James Bond Island is a significant and unique formation among tourist attractions. The island is famous for its natural curiosity, ideal photography opportunities, and is one of the most beautiful landscapes in this region.

16. Chalong Wat
One of the most popular temples of Phuket, Chalong Wat is an impressive building almost always flocked with devotees and tourists.

17. Green Elephant Sanctuary Park
The Green Elephant Sanctuary Park is a sprawling park spread over 40,000 metres. It’s in the middle of a lush green jungle with a stream running through it; the Green Elephant Sanctuary Park is home to many rescued elephants from around Asia. You can learn all about the lives of these elephants before they were saved, feed them and even bathe them.

18. Enjoy the Phuket FantaSea Show
Phuket FantaSea is a state-of-the-art cultural theme park located on Kamala Beach of Phuket Island. The park includes attractions like a shopping street, a grand 4000 seat dining facility and a 3000 seat theatre, all spread over 140 acres. The restaurant serves a sumptuous dinner with excellent Thai and international cuisine. There a lot of fun-to-do activities all around the park before the main show begins.

19. Phuket Trickeye Museum
The first Trick Eye Museum in southern Thailand, Trickeye 3D is located in Phuket Town, on the corner of Montri and Phang Nga roads. It is a large two-storey building, which used to be a famous movie theatre until 2002. The most striking thing about Phuket Trickeye Museum is a feature gallery of about 100 painted and sculpted scenes using trompe-l' oeil (meaning 'deceive the eye' in French) techniques.

20. Chalong Bay and Chalong Bay Rum Distillery
An amazing way to relish your alcohol thirst is through a short tour of Chalong Bay Rum distillery situated at Chalong Bay area of Phuket.

21. Boat trip to Phang Nga Bay
Phang Nga Bay, also known as Ao Phangnga locally, is situated in the Strait of Malacca, lying in between the Malay peninsula of Thailand and the island of Phuket. Spread over 400 square miles, it is a picturesque location that sees a heavy rush of tourists all the year round. The Phang Nga Bay contains numerous archeological sites of limestone caves and cliffs that are showcased as a part of sightseeing tours. The stunning site consists of 42 islands located within the shallow sea water and is well known for its mangrove forests, beds of seagrass, and numerous species of flora and fauna including the endangered Malaysian plover.

22. Ziplining in Phuket
The small island of Phuket offers an ideal terrain and geography to enjoy the most thrilling zipline activity. You can hover over the green landscape, around 40 metres above ground level. The bird’s eye view of the lush green rainforest is beyond incredible. Plus the activity gives you the much needed thrill and excitement.

23. Day trip to the Coral Island
Coral Island, also known as Ko Hey, is a small island in Rawai southeast of the mainland of Phuket. Blessed by coral reefs and blue waters, the island has vibrant tropical fishes, making it perfect for snorkelling and diving. The island has two white sand beaches, namely long beach and banana beach and is open all year long. A serene place to enjoy with family, have a private romantic dinner with your partner or indulge in activities with friends, Coral Island has it all. Be sure to plan for an overnight stay which will make your experience marvellous.

24. Boat Trip to Racha Island
Located 38 km south of Phuket, Koh Racha comprises of two beautiful islands with stunning cottony white sand beaches, peaceful bars, and glorious snorkelling and diving spots. The locals can be heard calling them Koh Raya islands. These pair of islands are known for their clear turquoise water and coral reef that make them an ideal place for divers to visit. The wide range of sea creatures, ocean gibbers, deep water wrecks and coral reefs make Koh Racha the best diving spot in the whole of Thailand.

25. Nai Harn Beach
With clear blue waters and smooth white sand, Nai Harn Beach is a relatively untouched beach. This vast beach is not much crowded during the high season (December to May) and has many things to offer, like souvenir shops, hotels and massage centres. One can get a relaxing massage for 300 TBH per hour or try out delicious Thai cuisine. Just find out what relaxes you from the many available varieties!

26. Splash Jungle Water Park
The Splash Water Jungle Park on Mai Khao beach is known for its fun water thrills and adventures. With its gigantic water slides and rides, it is an ideal place to hang out with family and friends. It is a part of the beautiful Grand Vest Villas in Phuket. Though not very large and insanely crowded, Splash Jungle Water Park is ideal for both a relaxing and an adventure-filled outing. There are rides of varying difficulty levels for both kids and adults. Apart from wild and exciting rides and two in-house restaurants, the Splash bar and Spa village, are added attractions.

27. Surin Beach
Surin beach, also sometimes called Millionaire's Row is a celebrity favourite due to its classy resorts and hotels along the bay. The calming turquoise waters, white sand and the many beach attractions ensure a fulfilling experience to those who visit it.

28. Khao Rang Hill View Point
Perfect for a cosy and romantic date, the Khao Rang Hill, with its scenic beauty, viewpoint bridge and quaint restaurants, is fast becoming a tourist favourite. Some of the popular restaurants include the Tunk ka Cafe, and Khao Rang Breeze. The Wat Khao Rang Buddha temple is another attraction on the hill.

29. Jui Tui Shrine
Jui Tui Shrine is one of the most important temples on the island. Situated in Phuket, this grand complex features red-washed exteriors and dragons, constructed in honour of Tean Hu Huan Doy - god of dancers and performers. Throughout the history of Phuket, the temple has been serving as a ground base for locals to celebrate the good times and the bad times. While here, visitors can see other equally famous attractions, including firecracker house and fortune sticks.

30. Gibbon Rehabilitation Project
Located in a national park about 25 km south of the old Phuket town, the Gibbon Rehabilitation Project is worth a visit to understand, and appreciate nature. Witness the rescued gibbons live and thrive in their natural habitat, and realise the importance of wildlife conservation.

31. Monkey Hill, Phuket
Toh Sae Hill or Monkey Hill is often frequented by tourists who like to spend time watching the frolicky creatures up to their mischievous antics. They can also be fed little treats, and even have been trained by a local man to perform some little tricks.

32. Koh Lanta
Koh Lanta Island is renowned as the lesser-known paradise in the Andaman Sea between the Phi Phi Islands and the western coast of Thailand. It is a cluster of 52 islands, and most of them are uninhabited as well as away from the clutches of commercialization. This allows visitors to experience an authentic island experience and a relaxing vacation amidst jungles, coral reefs, balmy weather, and secluded beaches. Not only this, but at Koh Lanta you can also enjoy scuba diving, snorkeling, getting inked, a soothing Thai massage, or just a longtail boat tour.

33. Phuket Elephant Park
Home to a variety of rescued elephants, the Phuket Elephant Park provides its visitors with an opportunity to observe and interact with these gentle creature in their natural habitat. Set in a national park, a half day tour of this sanctuary lets visitors watch elephants take mudbaths and forage amongst the green foliage, for a beautiful and heartwarming experience.

34. Phuket Wake Park
Phuket Wake Park, with its array of adventure activities and fitness training, is a great experience for those wishing to enjoy challenging themselves. It provides a range of options including a full-size main cable with obstacles as well as professional training experience. There are also good lounges to relax and grab some yum Thai food!

35. Bungee Jumping in Phuket
Bungee jumping is one of the most thrilling experience of life and what better place to experience than on an island surrounded by crystal clear water and lush green mountains. It is an intense ride that lasts even after the sport is over. The emotion and the rush stays with you. The wind against your face and the dive towards the ground throws away all your worry making it a lifetime experience. Always surrounded by specialists, the handlers of the sport are present at some places in Phuket but they all take all safety measures to provide a wild and memorable experience at an affordable price.

36. Shrine of the Serene Light
The Shrine of the Serene Light is a little Chinese temple in Phuket town. With its hidden entrance, colourful interiors, painted walls and ceramic decorations, it often attracts tourists who like to reflect in the quiet and serene atmosphere within the four walls of this temple. The temple also has a lovely garden.

37. Freedom Beach
Freedom Beach is a pristine 300m stretch of white sand that is peppered with granite rocks and surrounded by lush green hills full of jungles. The unique location of Freedom Beach gives it an exceptional feel. Although it wasn't easy to access this beach earlier, it has become much simpler to go to this piece of paradise via longtail boats nowadays.

38. Siam Niramit Phuket
A beautiful kaleidoscope of colours, myths and history and with over 100 artists, the Siam Niramat portrays a deep and breathtaking narrative of 700 years of Thai history and culture. The carefully recreated traditional Thai village around the theatre, with its little huts and delightful guides, as well as the dinner buffet with a variety of exotic local cuisine, adds to the experience.

39. Bang Pae Waterfall
Among the famous waterfalls in Phuket, the picturesque Bang Pae waterfalls is situated in the east of the city in the Khao Phra Thaeo National Park. Tourists enjoy a nice relaxed walk to the waterfall, and have a good time in the shallow streams. There are also a couple of great seafood restaurants around for having a bite.

40. Patong Go-Kart Speedway
Patong Gokart Speedway is the perfect destination for a fun-filled and adventurous outing with family and friends. The 750-metre long race track has sharp curves, smooth bends and Start/Finish lines. Safety of the riders stands first, and all the karts and buggies are well-maintained. The staff members clearly explain what and what not to do while racing.

41. Mai Khao Beach
The longest and the quietest of all the beaches in Phuket, Mai Khao is a great option for people seeking some quality time to spend with themselves amongst beautiful scenery. This is the closest beach from Phuket International Airport and begins right where Nai Yang Beach ends. Part of a protected national park, the beach has mostly a deserted feel to it with fewer people and vendors. Nonetheless, you will be able to spot many luxury hotels like Sala Phuket, Renaissance Phuket and JW Marriott Phuket Resort & Spa, to mention a few.

42. Karon Temple Market
Karon Temple Market on Patak road is popular for its cheap and delightful local trinkets, as well as the wide array of local cuisine. From mouthwatering meat skewers to delicious mangoes and passionfruit, the market is sure to whet any appetite. The street food, and Pad thai are other fast-selling favorites of this little market.

43. Phuket Seashell Museum
The Phuket Seashell Museum in Rawai houses an impressive collection of 2000 shell species. With both English and Thai tours available, it is definitely worth a visit to check out the many rarities on display here including - the world's largest golden pearl, sedimentary shells and tiger cowries.

44. Bang Tao Beach
Bang Tao Beach can be called the luxury stretch of Phuket. This tiny beach stretches for only four miles or roughly six and a half kilometres, which is entirely populated with luxury resorts and vast villas. It is on a just a few minutes' away from the quaint little town of Cherng Talay, where the primary occupation of the villagers even today is fishing, farming and rubber tapping, like their ancestors.

45. Promthep Cape
The most well-known and photographed location on Phuket, Promthep Cape lies on the southernmost tip of Phuket, ahead of Rawai Beach. Popularly known as ‘Laem Promthep’ or ‘God’s Cape’, it is much more than just a tourist location to take photos. Promthep Cape has a sweeping view over the southeast and east of this island. It also has an air-conditioned lighthouse, which is also a museum.

46. Thalang National Museum
The small Thalang National Museum is an ideal place to spend to learn a little about the rich Thai history. The museum houses prehistoric crafts, maps, sculptures as well as old photos showing battle scenes, and the Phuket of a couple of centuries ago. There are also some Chinese figurines and deities on display here.

47. Banana Beach
One of the few untouched beaches of Phuket, Banana beach is situated on Coral Island (also known as Koh Hey) which lies south to the mainland. The beach looks tranquil with clear blue waters and talcum white sand. Coral island is part of a national park and a marine preservation area and has limited buildings. Mostly crowded during the high season, the prolific aquatic life makes for some great snorkelling and diving experiences. If travelling with kids, the bevvy of water sports on offer at the beach will keep the entire family occupied for the entire day.

48. Raya Island
Racha Islands, also known as Raya Islands is a tiny island situated 12 km south of Phuket in the Andaman Sea and is a 45-minute ride in the speedboat. Patok beach located on a long U-shaped bay with powdery white sand is the main beach. Ko Racha Yai and Ko Racha Noi are the two islands amongst which the former is the main island. The only three resorts on this island are the luxurious Racha Phuket Resort, Baan Raya Resort and the modest Bungalow Raya Resort.

49. Chillva Market
Chillva market on the side of Yaowarat road is a fun and exciting place to explore, with its bohemian vibes and shops made out of ship containers.These shops sell a wide array of colorful goodies and local trinkets including clothes and other jewellery. It is also the perfect place to experiment with some exotic Thai cuisine - including some fried insects like grasshoppers and silkworms!

50. Ko Panyee
Koh Panyee is a tiny fishing village in the Phang Nga Province of Thailand, about an hour and a half north of Phuket City. It's approximately a 20-minute longtail boat ride from Surakul pier in Phang Nga province. A small place with only 360 families, Koh Panyee, houses only 1685 permanent residents.

51. Kamala Beach
Kamala beach to the north of Patong is popular among families and retired travellers, who enjoy a nice vacation in this quieter bay. The beach is famous for its restaurants along the coast including Cafe Del Mar and other popular Thai restaurants, and also has two small shopping alleys selling traditional trinkets.

52. Kathu Waterfall
Kathu Waterfall is loved by tourists for its many layers of clear, cascading water. The first two layers are relatively easy to climb, while reaching the third and fourth are relatively challenging - but still worth it! It is a perfect picnic spot, surrounding by the sound of gurgling water and green canopy.

53. Sirinat National Park
The Sirinath National Park is one of Phuket's most popular tourist attractions. Its many acres of protected areas include white sandy beaches, coral reefs, coniferous and evergreen forests as well as mangroves. Tourists flock in many numbers to explore the 13 km coastline of this beautiful park.

54. Nai Yang Beach
The off-beaten and shady Nai Yang beach, with its casuarina trees, little beach bars and shacks remains a favourite of those tourists who discover it. It is ideal for lounging around, getting traditional massages and sampling some delicious local cuisine. The famous Sirinath Park is also located nearby

55. Wat Suwan Khiri Wong
The Wat Suwan Khiri Wong or the Patong temple, is a dazzling red and gold extravaganza offering a glimpse into the rich culture of old Patong. The intricately designed roof, gold coated detail and majestic Buddha statue make this a must-visit for anyone wishing to soak in Thai architecture.

56. Upside Down House of Phuket
Baan Teelanka, which translates to Upside Down House in Thai, is the first-of-its-kind in the town of Phuket. The three-storey building built leaning on its roof has everything fixed on its roof, making the whole house look inverted. Meticulously planned and perfectly executed by a Swiss-Thai couple; this is a must-visit place for family fun and entertainment.

57. Wat Suwan Khiri Khet
Also known as Karon temple, Wat Suwan Khiri Khet is a stunning and colourful shrine situated in Patak Road, Phuket, Thailand. The temple features beautiful interior paintings depicting Buddha's life. Besides, the temple also boasts of two giant snakes at the entrance and other figurines nestled in different areas around the temple.

58. Wat Sri Sunthon
The Wt Sri Suthon temple in Phuket is popular for its majestic recline Golden Buddha statue, the best view of which you get before entering the temple through the surrounding trees. The Buddha is believed to be in the Pang Sai Yat posture or the realising Nirvana posture. The temple grounds also have many other interesting, eccentric statues of pink elephants and the legendary Pret or demon ghost.

59. Windmill Viewpoint
Located on an island near Promthep Cape, the windmill viewpoint gives breathtaking views of Ya Nui and Nai Harn beaches, and a tiny island Koh Man, situated to the right of Promthep Cape. It is a relatively small place with a ‘Sala’ (roof/pavilion with no walls), sitting space and occasional fruit juice or jewellery vendors. Apart from the view of the islands and beaches, one gets to look at passing sea traffic, and fantastic sunset views.


Nightlife in Phuket 

Nightlife in Phuket is a busy affair with plenty of places to entertain. Only second to Pattaya in Thailand, the island stands up to the reputation of being a partying destination. The place is packed with bars, discos, ladyboy cabaret shows, nightclubs, go-go bars, live music and international DJs jamming a session. Where most of the small areas and towns offer small parties, Banga Road in Patong is the major as well as the busiest hub for party lovers featuring crazy neon lights, loud rocking pulsating music and huge crown to enjoy the scene. Some of the major places to check out in Patong are Soi Crocodile, Simon Cabaret, Soi Easy, Soi Gonzo, Presley Guesthouse and Elvis Bar, Soi Sea Dragon and many more.

Shopping in Phuket 

Phuket offers a great deal for shopping lovers with products ranging from cheap clothes to handicrafts and jewelry. The place is a main source of cultured pearls, pewterware, ornaments and nielloware. There are two main shopping malls in Phuket: Central Festival, at the northwest edge of Phuket Town, and Jungceylon, in Patong. However, the open air markets, bustling street side shops, night, dazzling night markets, small food markets, are more popular among tourists. One can buy brands, copy of brands (sometimes it is difficult to distinguish), antiques, house wares, and much more. There are special shops where one can buy souvenirs located at Ratsada, Phang-nga, Montri, Yaowarat, and Tilok-U-thit roads, in Phuket Town, Thepkasattri Road and at the beach centers of Patong, Kata, Karon and Rawai.

Currency in Phuket 

Most of the international credit cards are widely accepted in Phuket. ATM Machines are easily available for 24 hours all around the island and accept all major credits cards including Visa and MasterCard. Baht is the main currency that is used in Thailand. Make sure you carry cash while shopping at local street market and use your cards wisely to avoid any fraud.

Religion of Phuket 

Major religion practiced in Phuket is Theravada Buddhism followed by Daoism, which is often practiced along with Buddhism. In addition, about 35% of population on the island is Muslims.


Language of Phuket 

Central Thai is the official language of Phuket, which is commonly used in business and tourist areas. However, people usually converse in southern Thai dialect that sounds pithier and sounds faster than Central Thai. English is also widely spoken and understood, especially in the beach and other tourist areas. Some of the useful Thai words one should now while travelling to Thailand are (krub is used for males and kha is used for females): Sawatdee (krub/kha): Hello Sabai dee ru (krub/kha): How are you? Sabai dee (krub/kha): Fine Khob Khun (krub/kha): Thank you Chai: Yes Mai Chai: No Dai: (you/I) can Mai Dai: can not Nee Tao Rai: How much?

How To Reach Phuket

Phuket being home to a personal international airport has several direct flights flying to and from India. There are many flight services that ply on regular basis including Air India, AirAsia, Jet Airways, Thai Airways, IndiGo and other from various India cities such as Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, and Ahmadabad etc.

Food of Phuket

Phuket offers a variety of cuisines owing to the large number of foreign travelers visiting the island every year. Although foreign cuisines are widely available, Thai flavors are still available especially with a focus on seafood. One will find from high-end restaurants to small time street stalls selling delicious food. The place is a paradise for seafood lovers. Some of the local delicacies of Phuket are fried or boiled noodle dished eaten with either pork or chicken; Khanom Jin (another noodle dish eaten in breakfast and served with fresh vegetables and spicy curry); and Nam PhrikKung Siap (smoked shrimps and chili eaten with fresh vegetables).

Food for Indians in Phuket

Phuket is home to numerous Indian restaurants mainly located on the west coast. Although now a number of Indian eating joints are opening up in south and Phuket town. These places serve from basic Indian food to specialized India cuisines such as South Indian, North Indian, tandoori etc. Some of the popular restaurants are Curry Night Indian Restaurant, ICC Indian Curry Club, Live India Indian Restaurant, Tandoori Nights, Navrang Mahal and many more. The island is also known for its vegetarian food especially with the Vegetarian festival being organized there during ninth month of Chinese lunar calendar. A number of vegetarian restaurants can be found dotted all around Phuket.


Phuket Province is located in Southern Thailand. It is the biggest island of Thailand and sits on the Andaman Sea. The nearest province to the north is Phang-nga and the nearest provinces to the east are Phang-nga and Krabi. Phuket has a large Chinese influence, so you will see many Chinese shrines and Chinese restaurants around the city. A Chinese Vegetarian Festival is held there every year. While the Chinese community is quite big, there are many other ethnicities bringing all their traditions and festivals from all over the world to Phuket.
Being a big island, Phuket is surrounded by many magnificent beaches such as Rawai, Patong, Karon, Kamala, Kata Yai, Kata Noi, and Mai Khao. Laem Phromthep Viewpoint is said to feature the most beautiful sunsets in Thailand. It isn’t all just beaches though, there is also fantastic classical architecture such as the Goom Restaurant. That and the very welcome atmosphere and the famous Phuket nightlife, you can see why the island is a hotspot for tourists in Thailand.

Visiting Phuket is easy as there are many travel options.

By Air
The Phuket International Airport is the second busiest airport of Thailand after the Suvarnabhumi Airport in Bangkok. There are two terminals in the airport; Terminal 1 is used for international flights while Terminal 2 is used for domestic flights. The airport is well-connected to Bangkok with daily flights. There are also direct flights to India, Australia, Malaysia, Singapore and Germany, among other countries. Some of the airlines with frequent routes between India and Phuket are Thai Airways, Malaysia Airlines, Singapore Airlines and Jet Airways.

By Road
Buses to other regions of Thailand including Bangkok, Krabi, Phang Na and Surat Thani operate at the BKS terminal located just off Thanon Phang Nga in Phuket Town. Buses from the Southern Bus Terminal of Bangkok to Phuket are the most reliable and convenient way of travelling between the two cities and take up to 13 hours to reach Phuket. Both air-conditioned as well as non-air-conditioned buses are available at different prices.

By Train
Although there are no direct trains to Phuket, one can travel on trains going from Bangkok to Singapore and get off at Phun Phin railway station. Phuket is another 5 hours by bus from Phun Phin, which is located in the Surat Thani Province of Thailand.

Best Time To Visit

The best time to visit Phuket is from November to February. The weather during this period is relatively cool and dry. Due to its tropical location, Phuket harbours a warm climate throughout the year. The average temperature in Phuket ranges from 23 degrees to 31 degrees. Weather conditions remain warm almost throughout the year, but there will be a notable difference in rainfall every month; however, April-May and September-October are the hottest. Owing to the southwestern monsoon September-October period is also the wettest. Swimming and diving activities can only take place in the non-monsoon seasons. Even during monsoon, the rainfall occurs intermittently in short bursts, so there will be plenty of sun in between.

The island of Phuket has two seasons namely wet season from May to October and the dry season from November to April with February being the driest month.

November to February: This is the coolest season in Phuket after the rains are over. With the best weather, naturally, this is also the busiest time with most tourists planning their trips around this period. The temperature varies around 23°C and 30°C. While December is the coolest month in Phuket, February is the driest. This is the perfect time to spend the day relaxing on one of the gorgeous beaches in Phuket and enjoying water sports in the calm sea. You can then party it out till the wee hours of the morning at one of the many nightclubs.

March to mid-May: These are considered as the hottest months in Phuket just before monsoon hits the island. The temperatures vary in the mid-thirties, with humidity levels steadily on the rise. One of the good reasons to visit Phuket in April is to witness the Songkran Festival, the Thai New Year, when people sprinkle water on each other!

Mid-May to October: Monsoon season in Phuket lasts from May to October. Average temperature during monsoons is 28 °C-29 °C. While the weather is at its humid best, the prices are at an all-time low, making this one of the cheapest seasons to plan a trip. Apart from being cost effective, it’s also a peaceful time to visit because it’s not as crowded as the high season. The wettest months are May, September and October, but it’s rare that the island would get continuous days of heavy rainfall.

About City

Sentosa, previously called Pulau Blakang Mati, is a resort island in Singapore. “Sentosa” which translates to “peace and tranquility” is Asia’s leading leisure destination and Singapore’s premier island resort getaway, located within 15 minutes from the central business and shopping districts. Sentosa Island is a man-made island that was built for fun and recreation. The many attractions on offer at Sentosa include the expansive Resorts World, Universal Studios Singapore, Tiger Sky Tower, Singapore Butterfly & Insect Kingdom, and one of the largest collections of aquatic animals in the world, SEA Aquarium, all of which continue to draw repeat visitors from all over Asia. Located just south of Singapore CBD, the 12-minute cable car ride from Vivo City to Sentosa Island has the added bonus of providing astounding panoramic views. If all of this sounds exhausting, don't worry, because Sentosa Island are several soft, sandy beaches along the southern coast which are especially popular on weekends. This is the perfect place to escape the hustle and bustle of the CBD and allows you to have a beach resort experience just a few minutes from one of Asia's most enigmatic cities. Sentosa is known for its plethora of attractions, museums and other facilities that provide unique experiences and entertainment to its visitors.

Places to visit in Sentosa Island

1. Adventure Cove Waterpark
Located at the Resorts World Sentosa in Singapore, the Adventure Cove Waterpark is known for its thrilling rides and fascinating encounters with the marine life. Spread over a little more than 20 acres, this aquatic adventure park is ideal for snorkelling, sea trekking, PADI certified scuba activities, shark diving or drifting lazily by the river.

2. Butterfly Park & Insect Kingdom
Established as an outdoor conservatory, the Butterfly Park and Insect Kingdom is located at Imbiah on the Sentosa Island of Singapore and is home to more than fifty varieties of butterflies, beetles, macaws and a plethora of colourful insects.

3. Fort Siloso
Fort Siloso is Singapore's only preserved coastal fort converted into a military museum containing World War II memorabilia like guns, remains of fortified military structures and tunnels. The main attraction of Fort Siloso is the Skywalk. Eleven storeys high, it provides visitors with a magnificent panoramic view of the surrounding landscape.

4. iFly
iFly Singapore is an indoor skydiving simulation venue near Siloso Beach Station. A franchise of the popular SkyVenture, iFly offers authentic free-falling simulations within an indoor wind tunnel, featuring a thrilling 90-second drop.

5. Madame Tussauds Singapore
Madame Tussauds Singapore is the Singapore branch of the popular Madame Tussauds wax museum based out of London. The museum in Singapore has life-like wax statues of notable personalities and global icons in the fields of art, music, movies, sports, and politics.

6. Palawan Beach
The gorgeous Palawan Beach on Sentosa Island is one of the best family beaches in Singapore with fine white sand, the clear blue water and the warm, cosy atmosphere. Out of the three beaches in Sentosa - Siloso, Tanjong and Palawan - the latter is often considered to be the most relaxing and is the only one that is kid-friendly.

7. SEA Aquarium
Part of the vibrant Resorts Sentosa World, the South East Asia Aquarium or the SEA Aquarium is one of the largest aquariums in the world, home to more than 800 species of aquatic wildlife. The chief draw of SEA Aquarium is the Open Ocean Tank - world's largest viewing panel at 36-m long and 8.3m high. This is also the only aquarium in the world to house the giant oceanic manta ray.

8. Siloso Beach
Located on Sentosa Island, the Siloso Beach is renowned for being the hippiest of the three beaches located here (Siloso, Palawan and Tanjong). Siloso is full of people at all times of the day being home to some of the best bars and restaurants in the area. The perfect place for people who love the sun and the sand, Siloso Beach is well known for its outdoor activities, especially beach volleyball.

9. Singapore Cable Car
The Singapore Cable Car is a gondola lift that facilitates an aerial link from Mount Faber to Sentosa?s resort island. It affords a bird's eye view of the main attractions of Singapore like Mount Faber, Harbourfront, Merlion, Sentosa Island and the Universal Studios Singapore.

10. Tanjong Beach Club
One of the world's best beach clubs, the Tanjong Beach Club is known for the quirky beachside fare, lined with striped deck chairs and a chic swimming pool for its patrons. Enjoy a delectable meal, have a sparkly drink, go swimming, play beach games or sunbathe on one of the sun-loungers of the club.

11. Tanjong Beach
Revered for its white sandy shoreline, the man-made Tanjong Beach is nestled pristinely on Sentosa Island of Singapore. It is less crowded as compared to the other two touristic beaches on Sentosa, and attracts people who come here to take a break from the chaotic life of the city.

12. Trick Eye Museum Singapore
The Trick Eye Museum is a museum of optical illusions and 4D entertainment at Resorts World Sentosa. Singapore's first 4D and AR-enabled gallery, this museum hosts six themed attractions that leave visitors gaping in amazement and wonder.

13. Universal Studios Singapore
Universal Studios Singapore is a one-of-its-kind theme park located in Resorts World Sentosa. With 28 thrilling rides, exciting attractions, and spectacular shows, the park is spread across 49 acres and is divided into seven fun zones.

14. Wings Of Time
Wings of Time is a permanent outdoor light show at Siloso Beach. This award-winning show is a magical spectacle of pyrotechnics, robotic water fountains, a thrilling soundtrack, lasers, and a compelling storyline.

15. Resorts World Sentosa
Resorts World Sentosa, also known as RWS, is one of Asia?s premium integrated resort situated in the Sentosa island. A Singaporean lifestyle destination, it is known to be the third most expensive building. The resort comprises of two casinos, Adventure Cove Water Park, Universal Studios, Dolphin Island, SEA Aquarium (known to be world?s second-largest oceanarium), a world-renowned spa, and the Maritime Experiential Museum.

16. Wave House Sentosa
Covering an area of 70,000 square feet, Wave House Sentosa is a sensational beachfront venue, located at Siloso Beach. The specially designed wave pools enable people to experience high-adrenaline flowboarding on the world-famous Double FlowRider and FlowBarrel wave rides.

17. Images Of Singapore LIVE
Take an immersive trip to the Singapore of over 200 years ago at Images of Singapore Live, at Sentosa Island. This unique time-travel experience covers the rich and colourful past of Singapore with its 15 interactive exhibits. The 45-minute guided tour takes one through a journey of Singapore's growth from a seaside fishing village to a bustling metropolis.

18. Port Of Lost Wonder
Port of Lost Wonder is a popular children's waterpark located on Sentosa Island, Singapore. It is a sought-after place to visit amongst tourists, as well as the locals, to enjoy a day out with family, and is the perfect destination for families with small children between the ages 3 years to 10 years old.

19. Zoukout
Securing the position of one of Asia's biggest beach dance and music festivals, ZoukOut is a two-day event held at Siloso Beach each year. Internationally acclaimed DJs, fun-filled activities, and a whole lot of delicious food are what make this event one of the grandest events across the entire world.

Best Places to visit in Sentosa Island

Universal Studios
Sentosa Beaches
Adventure Cove Waterpark Singapore
Skyline Luge Sentosa
Tiger Sky Tower
Crane Dance
Resort World Sentosa Casino
Singapore Butterfly & Insect Kingdom
Sentosa Nature Discovery
Sentosa Golf Club


Visiting Sentosa Island, Singapore easy as there are many Travel options

By Air
Changi Airport is one of Asia’s best-connected airports and is an important hub for international aviation. Being an important gateway to Southeast Asia, mostly all major international airlines fly into Singapore. There is regular air traffic from Singapore to several destinations in Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Australia and North America. Regularly voted the world’s best airport, its facilities include a gym, several gardens, an outdoor pool, free internet, cafes and plenty of shops.

By Train
Singapore is connected to Malaysia, Johor Bahru and Kuala Lumpur by rail, with a route to Bangkok. There are three trains per day, including a sleeper. Trains depart from and arrive at the Tanjong Pagar MRT station Singapore.

Road/Self Drive
Singapore has two causeways that connect the island to Malaysia and the mainland of Asia. There are regular bus services from 5 am to midnight. Buses are operated by SBS and Causeway Link, with the latter being significantly faster.

By Water
Singapore is increasingly being used as a base for cruises throughout South East Asia. Being an island country, Singapore offers regular ferry services to Tanjung Belungkor in Malaysia and Riau Islands in Indonesia. Star cruises offer an experience of a lifetime and are a great way to reach Singapore.

Best Time To Visit

July-September:While tourists visit throughout the year, the festive season is a great time to explore the many facets of Singapore, especially around July when the Great Singapore Sale and the Singapore Food Festival take place. 

Feb-April: The months between the summers and winters are quite pleasant. Plenty of outdoor activities become available then.

November-January: The wettest months are between November and January, when showers can last for long periods of time, while the hottest months are May and June.

About City

Singapore
"The Quintessential Cosmopolitan"

Best described as a microcosm of modern Asia, Singapore is a melting pot of culture and history, and an extravaganza of culinary delights. Officially known as the Republic of Singapore, it is both a city and a country located in Southeast Asia. One of Asia's most visited destinations, Singapore is best described as an amalgam of a fast-paced life and an off-the-back-street inheritance.

Singapore is the quintessential cosmopolitan, having the highest religious diversity in any country. Spread 42 km (26 miles) east to west and 23 km (14 miles) north to south, today it boasts of the world's busiest port. Singapore has climbed to be one of Asia's hit-list destinations with its efficient and widespread transport system - whizzing in this country is just a matter of minutes!

The national pastime of Singaporeans is eating, followed closely by shopping. This 'City in a Garden' is a blend of cultures, combining different ideas, cuisines, new architectures going well with the gleaming hint of the old school. The incredible shopping malls, classy boutiques, departmental stores on Orchard Road, the exotic elements of Chinatown and Little India and the world-class nightlife span across the spotless land of Singapore.

Expensive with respect to South-eastern standards, the city offers a plethora of other options for entertainment such as Sentosa Island, Singapore Zoo, Singapore Botanic Garden, Marina Bay Sands, Tiger Balm Garden, and the Singapore Night Safari. With a picture-perfect skyline and city centre bustling with crowds of people, Singapore is one of the most popular travel destinations for a lot of reasons.

Things To Do In Singapore

1. Gardens by the Bay
A must-visit place in Singapore, Gardens by the Bay is a 101-hectare nature park and botanic garden. Home to almost 4,00,000 plants, it is famous for the awe-inspiring Supertree Groves, SkyWay, Flower Dome and the hypnotic Garden Rhapsody, the light and sound show.

2. Singapore Botanic Gardens
Singapore Botanic Gardens is the only tropical garden to feature as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The 82-hectare garden houses more than 10,000 species of flowering plants and trees. The prime attractions are the National Orchid Garden, and Jacob Ballas Children’s Garden.

3. Universal Studios
Universal Studios Singapore is a theme park located in Resorts World Sentosa. With 28 thrilling rides, exciting attractions, spectacular shows, and divided into seven fun zones, it is a must-visit place in Singapore.

4. The Singapore Zoo
Regarded as one of the best zoos in the world, the Singapore Zoo is famed for housing the largest captive colony of Orangutans in the world. Another major highlight is the Rainforest Kidzworld, a technicolour play area for the little ones.

5. National Orchid Garden
The National Orchid Garden of Singapore is home to the largest display of tropical orchids in the world/. It currently houses over 60,000 orchid plants, out of which 1000 are pure species and 2000 are hybrids.

6. SEA Aquarium
The South East Asia Aquarium or the SEA Aquarium is one of the largest aquariums in the world, home to more than 800 species of aquatic wildlife. The chief draw is the Open Ocean Tank - the world's largest viewing panel and the only aquarium in the world to house the giant oceanic manta ray.

7. Sands SkyPark At Marina Bay
Sands SkyPark is the observation deck located at the spectacular Marina Bay Sands. The humungous wooden deck lies atop the three hotel towers and seems to be floating above the city and all its skyscrapers. Situated on the 57th floor, Sands SkyPark provides a magnificent 360-degree bird's eye view of the entire city, all the way from the Marina South Pier to the Singapore Strait.

8. Sentosa Island
A tiny resort island off the southern coast of Singapore, Sentosa Island is home to themed attractions, sun-washed beaches, lush rainforests, amazing spas and some popular resort hotels. Packed with attractions, the tiny island is speckled with panoramic gardens including a butterfly garden, amusement parks, a breath-taking aquarium (Underwater World), beach clubs with live music, an ethnic village and the highlight of the island, a vast Merlion Statue.

9. Marina Bay Sands
Singapore's most iconic hotel, Marina Bay Sands is a resort complex, ranked as the world's most expensive standalone casino property. The 55-storey tower is home to the world's largest infinity pool and atrium casino. Other prime attractions include the Shoppes Mall, ArtScience Museum and Sands SkyPark.

10. The Night safari
World's first nocturnal zoo, Singapore Night Safari houses more than 130 species of animals. It uses open-concept enclosures or trams to take the visitors on a 45-minute commented tour of its nocturnal animals and habitats.

11. Jewel Changi Airport
Jewel Changi Airport is an entertainment and retail complex linked to Changi Airport, Singapore. The transportation hub is also a nature-themed shopping, dining, and recreational extravaganza with themes of Singaporean culture. This eco-infused multiplex’s centrepiece is the 131-foot-high Rain Vortex, the world’s largest indoor waterfall, amidst the tropical oasis of the Shiseido Forest Valley, featuring 61,000 trees.

12. Merlion Park
The picturesque Merlion Park is an iconic Singapore sight, housing two Merlion statues. Merlion is a mythical creature with the head of a lion and the body of a fish and is considered an icon of the Lion City.

13. Pulau Ubin
Pulau Ubin is a 10.2 square kilometre island lying northeast of Singapore. Translating to Granite Island in Malay, it is one of the last two kampongs of Singapore - a place where one can truly enjoy and experience Singapore for what it used to be. The main attraction is the Chek Jawa Wetlands.

14. Cloud Forest
The Cloud Forest Dome, housed in Gardens by the Bay, is a greenhouse-like structure, re-creating the tropical montane climate found between 1500m and 3000m. The centrepiece attraction is a 35m high mountain with the world's tallest indoor waterfall.

15. Singapore Flyer
Singapore Flyer is Asia's largest giant observation wheel. An iconic thing to see in Singapore, the stunning view from the flyer is best experienced at dusk - view the iconic attractions like Singapore River, Raffles Place, and Merlion Park lit up spectacularly at night.

16. Jurong Bird Park
Jurong Bird Park is Asia's largest bird park housing over 5000 birds from around 400 varied species. Spread across 20.2 hectares, the major highlight is the Waterfall Aviary - the world's largest walk-in aviary.

17. Singapore Cable Car
The Singapore Cable Car is a gondola lift that facilitates an aerial link from Mount Faber to Sentosa’s resort island. It affords a bird’s eye view of the main attractions of Singapore like Mount Faber, Harbourfront, Merlion, Sentosa Island and the Universal Studios Singapore.

18. Bike Tours in Singapore
Offering access to the city’s major tourist attractions and charming back lanes, bike tours allow you to explore Singapore relaxedly. Riding past the F1 Racetrack, Merlion, Singapore River, Fullerton Bay, Victoria Concert Hall, Lao Ba Sai, and Nicoll Highway is a great way to learn how this multiethnic city fits together. The colourful historical neighbourhoods like Chinatown, Kampong Glam, Little India, Tiong Bahru, and Bugis Street are also worth exploring on bikes.

19. National Gallery Singapore
The National Gallery Singapore is an art museum showcasing the world's largest collection of colonial and post-colonial Asian and Southeast Asian art. Housed in the iconic former Supreme Court Buildings and the City Hall, it is the largest museum and venue for the visual arts in Singapore.

20. Chinatown / Street Food in Singapore
One of the most popular neighbourhoods of Singapore, Chinatown is all about hustle bustle and authentic Chinese food and culture. Often blending Malay, Chinese and Indian flavours, Singapore’s street foods are cheap yet vibrantly delicious. Kaya toast, Hainanese chicken rice, wanton noodles, char kway teow, nasi lemak, paratha curry, carrot cake, and laksa soup are well-loved by locals and tourists alike. Hawker centres like Chinatown Market, Maxwell Food Centre, Tiong Bahru Market and Little India are great for grabbing bak chor mee, prawn mee, satay, oyster and cakes, biryani, rojak, and sweets.

21. Cruise Tours in Singapore
Sailing the ocean and Singapore River that meanders through the city offers incredible views and experiences. Royal Caribbean is Asia's largest ship, featuring week-long vacation cruises past Singapore’s wonders. Romantic half and full-day sails, overnight stays and dinner party cruises are provided by Genting Dream Cruise, Symphony of the Seas Cruises, and luxury superyacht rentals starting at SGD 1,644. Dolphin-sighting cruises to Sentosa and Coney Islands are also popular among families.

22. National Museum
Home to a myriad of historical artefacts and exhibits, the National Museum of Singapore boasts of being the country’s oldest museum. The Singapore History Gallery is the chief attraction depicting Singapore's past through stories.

23. East Coast Park
East Coast Park is a 15km long stretch of seafront park, nestled along the southeastern coast of Singapore. Spread across 185 hectares of reclaimed land, it is a much-loved spot among the locals who flock here to windsurf, swim, kayak, picnic, swim, barbecue, bicycle, skateboard and eat.

24. OCBC Skyway
OCBC Skyway, located at the famous Gardens by the Bay in Singapore, is a 128-metre long aerial walkway connecting six Supertrees at the Supertree Grove. Situated at a height of 22-metres, with mesmerizing, panoramic views of and beyond the beauty of the Gardens by the Bay and the Marina Bay skyline that encompasses the area, the OCBC Skyway is one of the most ideal places to find peace and tranquillity. The stunning OCBC Skyway is the ideal place to witness the gob-smacking Garden Rhapsody (light and sound show) in all its glory.

25. Haw Par Villa
Formerly known as the Tiger Balm Garden, Haw Par Villa is an Asian culture theme park and Singapore's largest outdoor art gallery. Claimed to be the last of its kind in the world, this repository of Asian folklore and myths is famous for depicting the "Ten Courts of Hell" from Chinese folklore.

26. Buddha Tooth Relic Temple
The Buddha Tooth Relic Temple is a Chinese Buddhist Temple in Chinatown, Singapore. The five-storey temple is famed worldwide for storing the left canine tooth of Lord Buddha, recovered from his funeral pyre in Kushinagar, India.

27. Madame Tussauds
Madame Tussauds Singapore is the branch of the popular Madame Tussauds wax museum based out of London. Ite has life-like wax statues of notable personalities and global icons in the fields of art, music, movies, sports, and politics.

28. Little India
Little India is an ethnic neighbourhood of Singapore - a major hub of the Singaporean Indian community. Commonly known as "Tekka", the historic centre is known for the vibrant culture, buzzing nightlife, binge-worthy street food and world-class shopping.

29. Lazarus Island
One of Singapore's best-kept secrets, the Lazarus Island is nestled south of mainland Singapore. With its breathtakingly beautiful surroundings, the beach is a perfect sandy affair and an ideal spot to soak in the rays and have a picnic.

30. ArtScience Museum
The ArtScience Museum at Marina Bay is a premier exhibition space featuring touring exhibitions from art and science. One of the quirkiest buildings and things to see in Singapore, it houses ever-changing themes and displays across its 21 gallery spaces.

31. The Helix Bridge
Connecting Marina Central to Marina South lays the gorgeous Helix Bridge. Popularly known as "The Helix", it is a pedestrian bridge linking the city's existing CBD area with the newly developed Bayfront district. The stunning edifice shines dazzlingly at night by ribbons of LED lighting, turning it into a popular tourist attraction.

32. Arab Street
Arab Street is a neighbourhood in the Malay-Muslim Quarter of Singapore. It is known for its eclectic mix of exotic stores selling crafts, accessories, textiles, and home furnishing from the Middle East. The famous Sultan Mosque is also located here.

33. Orchard Road
One of the main shopping street of Singapore, Orchard Road is 2.2 kilometre long upscale shopping destination. Famous for luxury retail shopping experience, it is home to internationally renowned stores, coffeehouses and restaurants.

34. Mount Faber Park
One of the most popular sightseeing destinations in Singapore, Mount Faber Park is a hill rising up to a height o 94 meters and located within the Bukit Merah town. Overlooking the region of Telok Blangah, its peak can be accessed via the Mount Faber Road or the Morse Road but there are numerous trails leading right up to the top that has the adventurous tourists walk up the hill.

35. Clarke Quay
The Clarke Quay is a popular riverside quay in Singapore flanked by stylish restaurants, and high-end boutiques. Also lined up along the river are buzzing nightclubs, river cruise bumboats and floating cafes that make the place Singapore's major wining and dining area.

36. Siloso Beach
The Siloso Beach is renowned for being the hippiest of the three beaches of Sentosa Island. Home to some of the best bars and restaurants in the area, it is ideal for people who love the sun and the sand. Siloso Beach is well known for its outdoor activities as well, especially beach volleyball.

37. The Raffles Hotel
One of the most famous and iconic hotels in Singapore, the Raffles Hotel is on the top of almost every visitor’s to-visit list in Singapore. Located in the Colonial District of Singapore, it is claimed to be one of the world's last majestic 19th century hotels.

38. Asian Civilisations Museum
Ranked as one of the top museums in Asia, the Asian Civilisations Museum displays artefacts and relics depicting the cultures and civilisations of Asia. There are over 2000 artefacts spread across seven galleries on three levels.

39. Sri Mariamman Temple
The oldest temple in Singapore, Sri Mariamman Temple is located in Chinatown. The exquisite temple is dedicated to Goddess Mariamman, a Hindu deity known for curing illness, disease and epidemics. The ornate and elaborate detailing of the gopuram (tower) above the entrance is a sight to behold.

40. Changi Chapel and Museum
Narrating the story of Japanese occupation of Singapore, the Changi Chapel and Museum is dedicated to Singapore's history during World War II. It houses the photographs, personal objects, letters of more than 50,000 civilians and soldiers in Changi Prison. 

41. Fort Canning Park
The Fort Canning Park is a historic landmark in Singapore having witnessed major historical milestones. Formerly known as the "Forbidden Hill", it houses 9 historical gardens and is a popular spot for hiking and artistic activity.

42. Southern Ridges
The Southern Ridges Trail is a 10-kilometre hiking route in southern Singapore. One of the most picturesque natural walks of the Lion City, the Southern Ridges Trail offers stunning views of the skyline waterfront and a stroll across fascinating natural and architectural marvels. Spread across four havens of exotic flowering plants and tropical animals – Mount Faber Park, Telok Blangah Hill Park, HortPark, and Kent Ridge Park, Southern Ridges also consists of the country’s highest pedestrian bridge, suspended at a height of 36 metres across two hills.

43. Formula 1 Grand Prix
The Singapore Grand Prix is an annual night race held at Marina Bay Street Circuit. A part of the Formula 1 World Championship, it is a great attraction for adventure junkies, motorheads, and racers. The races are spread over three days, with multiple practice sessions and qualifiers.

44. MacRitchie Nature Trail
Once in a while, we all need a quick getaway, an escape from the hustle bustle of our everyday lives, even if it is just for an hour or two. MacRitchie Nature Trail provides just the solace that you seek in a busy city like Singapore. Situated in MacRitchie Reservoir Park along Lornie Road since 1867, the lush nature trail is an escape to pristine waters and a dense, secondary forest in the heart of the city.

45. Bukit Batok Nature Park
The Bukit Batok Nature Park (BBNP) is a quiet, serene park near the Bukit Timah Nature Reserve. The major highlight of the lush park is the quarry-turned-pond located right at the entrance. The 36-hectare park is perfect for jogging, walking or biking on the trails surrounded by the lush green beauty of the secondary forest. Many also prefer exercising at Bukit Batok Nature Park as it contains fitness areas and many bike trails of varying difficulty.

46. Esplanade - Theatres On The Bay
The Esplanade is a performing arts centre near the Marina Bay that focuses on international artists and has hosted over 37,000 shows. It is a 60,000 square meter expanse dedicated just to theatre and arts. Situated right at the mouth of the Singapore River, it got its name from the Esplanade Park, in which Theatres by the bay is located. The Esplanade stages new shows every few months and believe in providing opportunities to emerging artists and practitioners. In addition, the in-house programming team presents over 14 festivals and 20 ongoing series throughout the year.

47. Singapore River
The Singapore River is a major waterway that runs through the city of Singapore. A favourite nightlife district and tourist hotspot, the area around the river is abuzz with the excitement of buzzing bars, eclectic eateries, and charged clubs spread across Robertson Quay, Boat Quay, and Clarke Quay. The 3.2 kilometre-long river snakes through the middle of the city, passing through Old Singapore - with Victorian-era buildings and small communities - in the north, and the Central Business District with its swanky new buildings and complexes in the south.

48. VivoCity
VivoCity, the largest shopping mall in Singapore, is located at HarbourFront (close to the HarbourFrount MRT station). It is one of those very few shopping complexes that is famed for its open space. VivoCity also houses a large outdoor kid's playground on level two, along with a rooftop 'Skypark'.

49. Supertree Grove
Nestled in Gardens by the Bay of Sentosa Island, the Supertree Grove are artificially made, electronic tree structures. These trees are multifunctional that act as canopies and shade the area during the day and metamorphose into a dazzling exhibit of sound and light at night. These 18 steel-clad concrete structures, measuring between 25 and 50 metres tall, are adorned with around 162,900 plants. The vertical gardens come alive each night with the stunning Garden Rhapsody, a light and sound show.

50. Fountain of Wealth
One of Singapore's iconic sights, the Fountain of Wealth is the largest fountain in the world (listed in the Guinness Book of Records), located at Suntec City - one of Singapore's largest shopping malls. Towering at 13.8 metres, the Fountain of Wealth is built in accordance with the principles of Feng Shui, symbolizing wealth and life. The huge 66m bronze ring of the fountain is a symbol of oneness in spirit as well as the solidarity, equality and goodwill which exists between all races and religions in Singapore. The inward flowing water of symbolizes the retention of wealth in Suntec City.

51. St John's Island
St. John's Island is a stunning island known for its chequered past and the former prison feel, located approximately 6.5 km south off of the main island of Singapore. The mesmerising sight is visited for the small patch of mangrove trees and turquoise water beaches used by the families for picnicking. It is also frequented for a spot of fishing. This, as well as its closeness to the main island, has made St. John's Island an ideal day trip from Singapore.

52. Flower Dome Conservatory
Immerse yourself in the beauty and diversity of plants and flowers from all around the globe under a single roof at Singapore's Flower Dome. The largest glass greenhouse in the world, Flower Dome is one of the two breathtakingly beautiful conservatories of Gardens by the Bay (the other being, "Cloud Forest"). The temperature and humidity levels inside have been regulated to replicate the cool-dry climatic conditions of the Mediterranean and different arid tropical climates such as those in Australia, South America and South Africa. With an area of around 1.2 hectares, the flower dome conservatory constitutes a total of eight gardens- Olive Grove, Californian Garden, Mediterranean Garden, South American Garden, South African Garden, Australian Garden, the Baobabs and the Succulent Garden. An awe-inspiring field of flowers is present right in the centre of the conservatory.

53. Chinatown Heritage Centre
Serving as a gateway into the rich history of the bustling neighbourhood of Singapore's Chinatown, Chinatown Heritage Centre is a group of restored shophouses that exhibits the furniture, artefacts and living arrangements of early Chinese settlers. Spread across six galleries, the heritage centre houses an extensive collection of photographs and paraphernalia dating as far back as 1819, depicting the daily lives of early Chinese immigrants who risked their lives to arrive in a new city, in search of a better life, after a long and perilous journey.

54. Butterfly Park & Insect Kingdom
Established as an outdoor conservatory, the Butterfly Park and Insect Kingdom is located at Imbiah on the Sentosa Island of Singapore and is home to more than fifty varieties of butterflies, beetles, macaws and a plethora of colourful insects.

55. The Battle Box
The Battlebox is a war bunker dating back to World War II, now converted into a museum. Located at Fort Canning Hill, this former bomb-proof command centre/shelter is regarded as one of the prime touristic spots in Singapore, also known as Fort Canning Bunker. It was inside the walls of Battlebox that the British decided to surrender Singapore to the Japanese. Now, the Battlebox museum unveils true causes that led to the disastrous and largest capitulation in British History.

56. MacRitchie Reservoir
Positioned at 181 Lornie Road, the MacRitchie Reservoir Park forms a part of the water catchment system of Singapore and is a Mecca for nature admirers as well as sports fanatics. Covering an area of 12 hectares, the park is a hidden gem located coyly amidst pristine surroundings and offering a respite to the Singaporeans who treasure it immensely. Since MacRitchie Reservoir is situated close to the city centre, it is a favourite spot where one can indulge in a variety of activities like bird watching, kayaking, canoeing and hiking as well.

57. Marina Barrage
Marina Barrage is both a flood-control rooftop dam and a stunning park with a gob-smacking skyline view of Singapore, located at the southern tip of the main island, and a short walk away from Gardens by the Bay. Although its primary function serves as a dam, Marina Barrage is rather popular for recreation on its green, roof-top expanse which is always scattered with local flying flashy kites.

58. Bukit Timah Nature Reserve
Home to around 40% of the native flora and fauna of Singapore, the Bukit Timah Nature Reserve is one of the two ASEAN Heritage Parks in Singapore. This 400-acre natural wonderland, considered one of the largest remaining rainforests of the country, is found on Bukit Timah Hill, the tallest hill of Singapore. Established in 1883 as a forest reserve, the Bukit Timah Nature Reserve is the perfect place for tourists to see the natural ecology of a humid, equatorial region such as Singapore, with its pristine charm preserved and maintained by the authorities.

59. Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve
Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve is a Heritage Park at Kranji Way in Northern Singapore. Located at the banks of the Buloh River, this is Singapore’s first ASEAN Heritage Park that boasts of a stunning diversity of flora and fauna spread across a 202-hectare wetland and mangrove ecosystem. With more than 230 bird species – including significant migratory populations, thousands of plant varieties and exotic animals, Sungei Buloh is a great place to learn about the bounty and conservation of nature.

60. Fort Siloso
Fort Siloso is Singapore's only preserved coastal fort converted into a military museum containing World War II memorabilia like guns, remains of fortified military structures and tunnels. The main attraction of Fort Siloso is the Skywalk. Eleven storeys high, it provides visitors with a magnificent panoramic view of the surrounding landscape.

61. Peranakan Museum
The first of its kind in the world, the Peranakan Museum is devoted to exploring the Pernankan cultures present in Singapore, the former Straits Settlements in Malacca and Penang, and other regions of Southeast Asia that are home to the Peranakan community. Housed in the iconic Old Tao Nan School Building, this classic museum once acted as an extended wing of the famous Asian Civilisations Museum which used to be located here, and is currently a sister museum to the same, specialising in tracing the origins and development of Peranakan culture.

62. Armenian Church
The Armenian Church of Saint Gregory the Illuminator is the oldest Church in Singapore, locally referred to as the Armenian Church. It is located in a quiet place in the Hill Street vicinity and is one of the masterpieces of the Irish architect, George D Coleman. The Armenian community of Singapore regard this place as their spiritual abode, and the church now serves as a beautiful venue for couples to tie their knot in holy matrimony. The grand edifice is built in a British-neoclassical inspired architecture. This tranquil church is always a good option for an evening stroll.

63. Kong Meng San Phor Kark See Monastery
The Kong Meng San Phor Kark See Monastery is Singapore's largest Buddhist temple, sitting on 75,470 square meters of land. Built by Zhuan Dao in the early 20th century, this temple is located in Bishan and is considered to be a very sacred place by the Buddhists. The monastery is famed for housing one of Asia's largest Buddhist statues, located in the Hall of No Form. Made of bronze, this marvel is 13.8 meters tall and weighs 55 tonnes. Kong Meng San Phor Kark See is a must-visit for people interested in Buddhism and those wanting to learn more about the teachings of Buddha. 

64. Kusu Island
Part of the southern islands, Kusu Island is a pristine island just 5.6 km to the south of the main island of Singapore. The pristine island is famous for its clear blue waters and a breathtaking view from the beaches. It also has a very rich history from which it also derives its name as Kusu means turtle or tortoise in Chinese. As Kusu Island is just a short distance from the mainland, it is extremely famous amongst the locals and is a place visited by many who wish to spend the day in complete relaxation that is attained by the calm atmosphere of the island. It can also be entirely covered by walking from end to end in 20 minutes.

65. Palawan Beach
The gorgeous Palawan Beach on Sentosa Island is one of the best family beaches in Singapore with fine white sand, the clear blue water and the warm, cosy atmosphere. Out of the three beaches in Sentosa - Siloso, Tanjong and Palawan - the latter is often considered to be the most relaxing and is the only one that is kid-friendly.

66. Tanjong Beach
Revered for its white sandy shoreline, the man-made Tanjong Beach is nestled pristinely on Sentosa Island of Singapore. It is less crowded as compared to the other two touristic beaches on Sentosa, and attracts people who come here to take a break from the chaotic life of the city.

67. Lau Pa Sat
Located at 18 Raffles Quay, Lau Pa Sat is a popular hawker centre, and what can be called as Singapore's version of the food court. Recognised as a national monument in 1973, this iconic landmark of Singapore metamorphoses food, architecture and history together. Also known as the Telok Ayer Market, Lau Pa Sat sees numerous footfalls from gastronomes all over the world.

68. Singapore Art Museum
The Singapore Art Museum (also called SAM) specialises in international contemporary art practices with an emphasis laid on Singapore and South-East Asia. The museum is conveniently situated in the heart of the city of Singapore. Previously known as Fine-Art museum, SAM aims to breathe art into life. They plan on having a stimulating space to think, feel, experience and imagine. The museum is housed in a restored 19th-century old school that adds to the vibes of its antiquity and contemporary atmosphere. SAM is home to some of the ancient classic and modern international art. It also collaborates with contemporary international museums of its like to curate and hosts contemporary exhibitions.

69. Science Centre
Science Centre Singapore, located in Jurong East, is a scientific institution having around a thousand exhibits spread over fourteen exhibition galleries. Formerly known as the Singapore Science Centre, this geeky science museum houses the largest collection of educational material related to science in the Lion City.

70. Civilian War Memorial
The Civilian War Memorial is a monument dedicated to the civilians that lost their lives during World War II. Located within War Memorial Park at Beach Road in Singapore’s Central Area, this memorial is a sombre reminder of the perils of the Japanese Occupation in the country and is a symbol of hope for post-war Singapore. The monument is an iconic heritage landmark in the Lion City today, frequented by locals and tourists alike.

71. Sultan Mosque
Majestically standing in the historic district of Kampong Glam, the Sultan Mosque (Masjid Sultan) is Singapore's largest mosque and focal point of the Muslim community in the Lion City. Seemingly pulled out of the Arabian Nights, the enchanting mosque is constructed in the Indo-Saracenic style, the highlight being the huge prayer hall topped by a shimmering golden dome. Both regarding its glorious appearance, and the sheer size, the Sultan Mosque is a must-visit if one is in the Kampong Glam district.

72. Raffles Place
Raffles Place is a commercial space located at the south of Singapore River. Known as the heart of Singapore’s Financial District, Raffles Place is occupied with skyscrapers like the UOB Plaza which is known to hold exhibitions, Change Alley where travellers can get their currency changed, and the Lau Pa Sat from where one can buy art and craft items and enjoy some cultural performances.

73. Suntec City
Suntec City is a commercial hub and shopping complex situated in Marina Centre. It houses a mall (one of the largest), an international exhibition and convention centre, a movie theatre along with a video arcade. Located at the centre of this humdrum is the famous "Fountain of Wealth" - the world's largest fountain.

74. Wings Of Time
Wings of Time is a permanent outdoor light show at Siloso Beach. This award-winning show is a magical spectacle of pyrotechnics, robotic water fountains, a thrilling soundtrack, lasers, and a compelling storyline.

75. Chek Jawa
Tanjung Chek Jawa, usually known as Chek Jawa, is an extensive wetland measuring 100 hectares, located to the South East of the Pulau Ubin island near the main island of Singapore. It is a vibrant mix of 6 diverse habitats, making it one of the richest ecosystems across the world. The visitors are amazed to find sandy and rock-filled beaches in close conjunction to a coral & seagrass lagoon as well as mangrove and coastal forests. Chek Jawa is one of the most popular sightseeing spots in Singapore, especially for nature lovers, bird watchers and international tourists.

76. Sri Vadapathira Kaliamman Temple
Sri Vadapathira Kaliamman Temple is a Hindu Temple located on 555 Serangoon Road of Little India. It is dedicated to Vadapathira and Kaliamman deities, the female counterpart to the Brihadeeswarar Temple located in Thanjavur of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu.

77. Sri Sivan Temple
Situated at the Geylang Avenue in Singapore, the stupendous Sri Sivan Temple is a place of worship of the Hindu God, Lord Shiva, the presiding deity of the temple. This magnificent temple can very well be considered as a modern structure, with the fusion of both South and North Indian architectural influences adding to the aura of this holy place. There are six main prayers held here on a daily basis, and the temple has a specific time for the performance of the same.

78. iFly
iFly Singapore is an indoor skydiving simulation venue near Siloso Beach Station. A franchise of the popular SkyVenture, iFly offers authentic free-falling simulations within an indoor wind tunnel, featuring a thrilling 90-second drop.

79. Dairy Farm Nature Park
The Dairy Farm Nature Park is a magnificent nature park located in the Upper Bukit Timah area of Singapore. Spread across a thriving 63-hectare land, it is famous for nature trails, hiking, and the quarry. At the south-western end of the park lies the Singapore Quarry, a relaxing wetland and picturesque spot, serving as a prime spot for freshwater flora and fauna including the critically endangered little grebe bird. Gain knowledge about the changing landscape of the dairy farm and explore the wonders of nature through varied exhibits at the Dairy Farm Nature Park.


How To Reach Singapore

The best way to travel to Singapore from India is through flight. The classy Changi Airport of Singapore is well connected to India through regular flights from various cities. Some of the major airlines that connect the two countries include Singapore Airlines, Air India, Tiger Airways, Jet Airways and Air India Express. The journey is 6-8 hours long depending upon number of halts in between.

Religion of Singapore 

Being a multi-religious country, Singapore does not have a state-regulated religion which the citizens are supposed to follow. It is home to 10 religions, out of which Buddhism, Hinduism, Islam and Christianity are the primary religions, while Zoroastrianism, Judaism, Sikhism, Jainism and others form the minority cluster. The Lion City is the ultimate melting pot, with the locals celebrating all festivals pompously, irrespective of the religion they follow. 

Language of Singapore 

There are four official languages of Singapore: English, Malay, Mandarin Chinese and Tamil. Yes, Singapore language is as diverse and multi-cultural as its people! English is the most widely spoken language (primarily by the population below the age of 50), and the medium of instructions in school. English is also the language of business and government in Singapore, based on British English. 

A unique and widely spoken language in Singapore is the Singlish. It is primarily the colloquial form of English, having a distinct accent, and ignoring the basic standards of English grammar. Having a jumble of local slang and expressions of various languages and dialects of Singapore, speaking in Singlish is seen as a mark of being truly local! 

The major portion of the literate population in Singapore is bilingual, with English and Mandarin being most commonly spoken. Interestingly, all the schools in the city teach the language of the child's parentage, along with English, to ensure the child stay in touch with the traditional roots.

Currency in Singapore 

Singapore's unit of currency is the Singapore Dollar (SGD), locally referred to as the 'Singdollar'. It is made up of 100 cents using coins of 5, 10, 20 and 50 cents, along with notes in the denomination of SGD 2, 5, 10 and 50, 100, 500 and 1000. 

Cards: Almost all the major credit card brands are widely accepted in Singapore including Visa and MasterCard (although a 3 % surcharge may be charged by some shops, taxis may charge up to 15 %).
Traveller's cheques are usually not accepted, however, can be cashed at most of the exchange booths.
EZ-Link and Nets Flash Pay cards are valid in case of some convenience stores and fast-food chains.

ATMs: ATMs are widely available at banks, malls, MRT stations and commercial areas.

Best Time To Visit

July-September:While tourists visit throughout the year, the festive season is a great time to explore the many facets of Singapore, especially around July when the Great Singapore Sale and the Singapore Food Festival take place. Feb-April: The months between the summers and winters are quite pleasant.

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