Located on the Malayan archipelago, Singapore is known for its rich biodiversity and beautiful landscapes. On this 5-day Nature Tour of Singapore, you will experience all the delights that the nature reserves of Singapore has to offer and learn more about its incredibly diverse flora and fauna. Admire the beautiful Gardens by the Bay featuring a rooftop Supertree Grove, and two conservatories. Visit Jurong Bird Park, the largest bird park in Asia, to acquaint yourself with more than five thousand birds across four hundred species. Enjoy a unique night safari that will take you across seven different geographical terrains and introduce you to animals native to all these ecosystems. The River Safari is home to more than six thousand aquatic and terrestrial creatures from riverine ecosystems. Enjoy a unique dining experience with the animals at the Singapore Zoo. Visit the Sentosa Island and marvel at the amazing marine creatures at the S.E.A. Aquarium. It is among the world’s largest aquariums. Take a walking tour of the Singapore Botanic Garden and learn about the local flora of the country as you stroll through paved colonial-era roads lined with ancient trees. This tour will refresh your spirit after your dull days in the city. Heal your senses as you feast your eyes upon the picturesque nature reserves of Singapore.
What is included in the tour
- All domestic transfers
- Meals included in the itinerary
- English-speaking guides
- All local permits
What is NOT included in the tour
- International airfare
- Meals not included in the itinerary
- Any services not mentioned in the itinerary
- Personal expenditure
- Watch a light and sound show at the Gardens by the Bay
- Visit Jurong Bird Park and the world’s first nocturnal zoo
- Have breakfast with your favourite animals at the Singapore Zoo
- Visit River Safari, Asia’s only river-themed wildlife park
- As you arrive at the airport, a vehicle will be waiting to pick you up and take you to your hotel. Before you set out on your nature tour of Singapore, acquaint yourself with the city. Check-in, enjoy lunch and relax for a while before you set out to explore some of the major landmarks. Singapore is a cultural centre with a vibrant blend of the old and the new worlds. You will encounter the harmonious co-existence of the best of the East and the West as you pass by the Colonial District. Visit the iconic statue of the Merlion near the One Fullerton Hotel. The figure is the depiction of a mythical creature with the body of a fish and the head of a lion. The 8.6 meters tall statue spouting water out of its mouth is a visual delight.
- You will also tour the various pockets in the city that represent other cultures. Little India and the Chinatown are vibrant localities that will give you an authentic taste of the diverse cultures of Singapore.
- After you have had lunch at a local restaurant, visit the Gardens by the Bay, a nature park with three beautiful waterfront gardens created by the Singapore Government to achieve its ‘City in a Garden’ vision. Take a stroll through the Supertree Grove and admire the Cloud Forest and Flower Dome, the two conservatories of the Gardens by the Bay.
- In the evening, enjoy a relaxing walk through the Gardens by the Bay, and admire the majestic view of the 35-meter high indoor cascade at the Cloud Forest conservatory. View a synchronised light and music show at the Supertree Grove, and the beautiful skyline of the city from the top of Marina Bay Sand’s Skypark. Finally, enjoy a delicious dinner of satays with ketupat on Singapore’s only satay street at Lau Pa Sat Festival Market.
- Jurong Bird Park is Asia’s largest bird park, managed by the Wildlife Reserves Singapore, and a must-visit site on your nature tour of Singapore. Jurong Bird Park is home to a population of more than 5000 birds of nearly 400 different species. Visit the adorable Lories at the Lory Loft, where you can also feed them. Visit the African Waterfall Aviary by a tram. Visit the Penguin Coast, home to five different species of penguins. You will also be delighted by the High Flyer Show at the Pools Amphitheater, a show with the world’s highest number of birds performing in a single act. The Kings of the Skies show features predatory birds like hawks, falcons and eagles. Learn more about the aviaries and the exhibits that are specially designed to be similar to the birds’ natural habitats. Jurong Bird Park is one of the finest representatives of the well-managed nature reserves of Singapore.
- After lunch at your hotel, you can spend the afternoon relaxing in your room, or taking a walk around the neighbourhood, before you set off on a unique night-time adventure. Set in 40 hectares of land, the Night Safari is the world’s first nocturnal zoo. It has around 2500 animals from over 130 species, many of which are threatened species. Take a tour of the fascinating wildlife park in a comfortable open-air tram. The ride will take you through seven different geographical terrains ranging from the foothills of Himalaya to the verdant fields of Equatorial Africa. You will see a variety of animals, fierce as well as timid, under an artificial ‘moonlight’. The walking trail will allow you to observe some of the animals more closely. If time and the weather are favourable, you may also enjoy the Thumbuakar Act or the Creatures of the Night Show. You can choose from an array of eateries in the premises – including the ‘Evening in the Wild’, a Tepee Tent eatery if you are feeling particularly adventurous!
- Start your morning with a refreshing visit to the Singapore Zoo. Located in the forests of the Central Catchment area, the zoo is one of the vibrant protected areas alongside the Jurong Bird Park, the Night Safari and the River Safari in the neighbourhood. Set out early in the morning for a rare dining experience with the inhabitants of the Singapore Zoo! Jungle Breakfast with Wildlife is a unique opportunity where you will enjoy a luxurious breakfast spread along with your favourite animals, and take pictures with them. You can explore the zoo either by tram or on foot to witness constructs of several unique wildlife habitats like the West African savannah and the Great Rift Valley canyons. From Orangutans to White Tigers and Green Iguanas, the Singapore Zoo is home to fascinating animals from all parts of the world, and interacting with them will be an unforgettable experience!
- After enjoying lunch at a local restaurant, visit the neighbouring River Safari, Asia’s only riverine wildlife park, and another of the most beautiful nature reserves of Singapore. The River Safari includes more than 6,000 aquatic and terrestrial creatures, at least 40 of which are threatened. It is home to animals from Mississippi, Congo, Nile, Ganges, Mekong, and Yangtze River Ecosystems, and is one of the world’s largest repositories of this kind. Go for a relaxed walk along aquariums including the world's biggest Amazon Flooded Forest. Do not miss the pleasure of the acquaintance of Kai and Jia, the Giant Pandas in the Giant Panda Forest! You will also enjoy a brief boat ride before you head back to your hotel for dinner.
- Visit Singapore’s famous Sentosa Island, on the final day of your nature tour of Singapore. Make the trip all the more fun by boarding a cable car to from Mount Faber. Marvel at the stunning view of the Singapore skyline as you travel to Sentosa Island. The Tiger Sky Tower is Asia’s tallest freestanding observation tower rotating at 50 meters height that will provide you stunning panoramic views of the Southern Islands. Witness a stunning riot of colours at the Butterfly Park and the Insect Kingdom, two of the many unique nature reserves of Singapore, and must-visit amusement sites at Sentosa Island. Enjoy an immersive 4D movie at the Sentosa 4D Adventureland. Visit the S.E.A. Aquarium, one of the largest aquariums in the world to meet enchanting creatures from the oceans. The S.E.A. Aquarium is home to more than 100,000 marine organisms from over 800 different species and 49 distinct habitats. Marvel at the majestic forms of hammerhead sharks, and other giant sea-creatures. You can enjoy your lunch at any of the luxury hotels located on the island.
- The final stop for the day is the Singapore Botanic Garden. The Botanic Garden has been around for the last century and a half and was recently named as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Your walking tour starts from the ‘old’ main gate that was constructed in 1859. Admire the trails of ancient trees as you walk through the nineteenth-century streets meant for horse-drawn carriages. You will encounter a vast array of plants like Brazilian Robber, Yellow Saraca, Malayan Banyan, Burmese Banyan and African Sausage. Visit the Marsh Garden and the Swan Lake along the way, and stop at the Ginger Garden for refreshments. The next stop is the fascinating National Orchid Garden. It holds an enormous array of hybrid orchids. The Cool House with its tropical montane species is a treat for orchid-enthusiasts; the open Orchidarium houses several local species. If interested, you can also enjoy a walk through a Primary Rainforest, or across Palm Valley. The Botanic Garden is among the most important nature reserves of Singapore as it houses rare and exotic species of flora as well as several threatened endemic species. You are bound to feel rejuvenated by the tranquillity of the ancient trees and forests as you return to your hotel for dinner.
- Your 5-Day nature tour of Singapore comes to an end today. It is time for you to say goodbye to the breathtaking landscapes of Singapore. Enjoy the sights of the city one last time as your car takes you to the airport. On your way back, reminisce on the fond memories you have made. Happily reflect on how the wealth of Singapore’s biodiversity and their admirable way of preserving nature have enriched you.