Day 1 :
Lunch at Chijmes. Chijmes is a prominent landmark on Stamford Road. Originally an old Catholic convent school, the chapel with its glorious stained glass windows has now bee converted into a venue for special functions. It is home to a variety of specialty restaurants.
Visit Fort Canning Park. This hill is sacred to the Malays because this is where early Malay rulers were la rest. This is also where Sir Stamford built his own bungalow. The Battle Box is the former bomb-proof World War II bunker, where Lt-Gen Percival made his decision to surrender to the invading Japanese troops.
Head for Clarke Quay. A popular landmark by the river in Singapore. Featuring five blocks of restored warehouses, it is home to hip entertainment, dining outlets and shops of all kind including second-hand and antique shops.
Day 2 :
Sign up for a Heartlands of New Asia - Singapore tour. Venture into the heart of Singapore with this tour, which will show you the 'where and 'how of every day Singaporean life.
Visit one of our beautiful museums. Singapore has a wide range of museums like the Singapore History Museum, Singapore Philatelic Museum and Singapore Art Museum.
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Wine and dine at Alkaff Mansion. Perched on the top of a hill with a splendid view of the sunset, this spacious colonial mansion and its sprawling landscaped gardens which belonged to a Singapore philanthropist, has been restored to its former glory and houses a notable restaurant
Day 3 :
Have breakfast with an Orange at the Singapore Zoological Garden Take a walk through the zoo, which employs an 'open zoo concept of using mud and rock walls as natural barriers. The Singapore Zoological Gardens is considered one of the best in the world.
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Visit the ethnic quarters of Chinatown, Little India and Kampong Glam. Singapore's three major racial groups - the Chinese, Malays and Indians - have the years developed little pockets of architecture, customs and colorful festival that best express their proud heritage.
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Embark on a dinner cruise. Dine on a Chinese junk in the waters off Singapore and enjoy the cool sea breeze and striking skyline.
Day 4 :
Spend the day exploring Sentosa, the island of entertainment. Visit Fort Siloso, Images of Singapore, Asian Village, Butterfly Park and Insect Kingdom Museum.
Sign up for a Painted Faces tour. Discover the magic, meaning and precision of Chinese opera in this evening tour Learn about the different costumes and faces that are painted.
Day 5 :
Visit Haw Par Villa Tiger Balm Gardens and Tang Dynasty and be introduced to some Chinese culture. Haw Par Villa Tiger Balm Gardens is a sprawling park based on stories from Chinese mythology. Discover the Ten Courts of Hell and enjoy the beautiful landscaping. Tang Dynasty recreates the Chinese city of Chang'An in the 7th century.
Stroll around one of Singapore's gardens, parks and nature reserves. Known for its greenery, Singapore has numerous parks and gardens dotted around the island such as the Chinese and Japanese Gardens, Singapore Botanical Gardens, Mandai Orchid Gardens, Bukit Timah Nature Reserve and Sungei Buloh Nature Park. Alternatively, go shopping at Orchard Road. This main belt stretching from Tanglin to Dhoby Ghaut is lined with shopping malls where you can find a wealth of quality goods.
Have dinner at the Raffles Hotel. Lovingly restored to its former glory, the Raffles Hotel is one of the great 19th century hotels in the world. Visit the Raffles Hotel museum and dine at one of it many restaurants.