Singapore City Tour with a visit to the National Orchid Gardens
City Centre, Singapore
Explore Singapore learning about the history, culture and lifestyles of a multinational city. This city tour will take you around some of Singapore's most interesting and popular sites.
Your tour begins with a visit to Singapore first’s UNESCO World Heritage Site – Singapore Botanic Gardens where you will walk through the National Orchid Garden which boasts a sprawling display of 60,000 orchid plants.Continue to Little India, a haven of Indian culture and ethnicity, that embodies the vibrant and colourful pulse of the Indian community in Singapore. Here let your senses come alive as you walk past shops along the five-foot way offering a variety of exotic fruits, species, local vegetables, jasmine and orchid garlands.Next, you will be taken to the mouth of the Singapore River to the Merlion Park for a view of the iconic Merlion and the Marina Bay. Merlion, with the head of a lion and the body of a fish, is an imaginary creative that represents Singapore’s humble beginnings as a fishing village. Drive past the financial district to the historic district of Chinatown, a showcase of the rich cultural history of the earlier settlers. Singapore’s largest ethnic group, the Chinese, may have first settled here and yet in its midst is one of our oldest and most picturesque Hindu Temple. The sequence of the itinerary may change depending on local conditions.