Sensational Singapore: A 10-Day Tour Through the Lion City

Author: Nidhi Sood on Feb 23,2023

Experience Singapore's vibrant and diverse city with this 10-day itinerary, taking you to the city's most iconic landmarks and hidden gems. From the stunning Gardens by the Bay and bustling Chinatown to the thrill of Adventure Cove Waterpark and the fascinating cultures of Little India and Kampong Glam, this itinerary offers something for everyone. With delicious local cuisine, breathtaking views, and fun-filled activities, you'll make unforgettable memories on this journey through the Lion City.

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Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival In Singapore

Upon arriving in Singapore, your private guide will transfer you from the airport to your state-of-the-art hotel. After checking into your accommodation, get ready to explore the city. Start your adventure in Chinatown, one of Singapore's most vibrant neighborhoods. Stroll along the colorful streets and visit local shops and restaurants to sample traditional Chinese cuisine. You will also have the opportunity to visit the Buddha Tooth Relic Temple, a stunning four-story temple that houses a sacred relic of the Buddha. Head to Maxwell Food Centre for a delicious hawker dinner in the evening before returning to your hotel

Day 2: Visit Sentosa Island and Universal Studios

Take a trip to Sentosa Island, a famous resort island off Singapore's coast. Spend the day lounging on the beach, trying water sports, and exploring the island's many attractions, including the world-famous Universal Studios theme park. Take the chance to ride some of the most thrilling rides, watch live shows, and enjoy the park's many attractions. In the evening, head to the nearby Siloso Beach for a sunset cocktail and dinner at one of the island's many beachfront restaurants.

Day 3: Gardens by the Bay and Marina Bay Sands

Start your day with a hearty breakfast before going to Gardens by the Bay. Step into a world of botanical wonders as you stroll through the gardens and marvel at the towering Supertrees. Head to the Cloud Forest, a massive indoor conservatory that boasts a 35-meter waterfall and a diverse collection of plants from tropical highlands. After exploring the Cloud Forest, head to the Marina Bay Sands hotel to experience the breathtaking SkyPark observation deck. Take in the panoramic views of Singapore's skyline and snap some unforgettable photos. In the evening, make your way to Satay by the Bay, a waterfront hawker center, and sample some delicious satay skewers, a popular local dish.

Day 4: Little India and Kampong Glam

Take a journey to Singapore's vibrant Little India and Kampong Glam neighborhoods, where you can explore the colorful streets and indulge in traditional Indian and Middle Eastern cuisine. Admire the stunning Sultan Mosque, an iconic landmark of Kampong Glam, and learn about the history and culture of the area. Take some time to browse the local shops and marketplaces before going to Arab Street for a scrumptious dinner at one of the many Middle Eastern restaurants. Take the chance to taste traditional dishes like kebabs and biryani, and try sweet treats like baklava and kunafe.

Day 5: Singapore Zoo and Night Safari

Today, you will spend the day at the world-renowned Singapore Zoo, home to over 2,800 animals worldwide. Stroll through the zoo's exhibits, including the Fragile Forest, Primate Kingdom, and Great Rift Valley of Ethiopia. In the evening, take a Night Safari to see the animals in a new light. Enjoy a buffet dinner at the Ulu Ulu Safari Restaurant, which overlooks the zoo's scenic lake. Return to your hotel.

Day 6: Exploring Hawker Centers and Food Tours

Sample some of Singapore's famous street food at many hawker centers. Take a food tour to try local dishes, including chili crab, laksa, and Hainanese chicken rice. Visit the famous Tiong Bahru Market, one of the oldest markets in Singapore, and try some of the many delicious dishes on offer. In the evening, head to the nearby Clarke Quay to enjoy dinner at one of the many riverside restaurants.

Day 7: Art Science Museum and Merlion Park

Begin your morning at the Art Science Museum in the Marina Bay Sands complex. The museum features various interactive exhibits that explore the intersection of art, science, and technology. Highlights include the Future World exhibit, which features a variety of digital installations that allow visitors to create their unique artworks. Don't miss the permanent exhibition, "The Deep," which explores the ocean's wonders through various multimedia displays. After a few hours exploring the museum, take a short walk to Merlion Park, home to the iconic Merlion statue. This mythical creature with a fish's body and a lion's head is an important symbol of Singapore's history and identity.


Take a photo of the statue and admire the beautiful views of Marina Bay and the nearby Central Business District. Stroll along the nearby Esplanade, a waterfront promenade with stunning views of the city's skyline. Stop for a coffee or a refreshing drink at one of the many cafes along the way, and take in the sights and sounds of this vibrant city. In the evening, head to the nearby Lau Pa Sat hawker center for a delicious dinner of local street food. This historic food market features various dishes from all over Singapore. Try some satay, a popular grilled meat dish, or some laksa, a spicy noodle soup. Wash it down with refreshing sugar cane juice or a cold beer. Return to your hotel for dinner. 

Day 8: Visit to the S.E.A Aquarium

Venture into the fascinating underwater world of the S.E.A Aquarium, located on Sentosa Island. The aquarium features over 100,000 marine animals from over 1,000 species, including giant manta rays, hammerhead sharks, and bottlenose dolphins. Walk through the 49 different habitats, each representing a specific ocean region, and get up close with marine life like never before. One of the highlights of the S.E.A Aquarium is the Open Ocean habitat, a massive tank that holds 18 million liters of water and is home to some of the ocean's most fascinating creatures. Stand in awe as you watch giant manta rays gracefully glide overhead and massive schools of fish swim by. After exploring the aquarium, walk along the nearby beaches and enjoy the beautiful scenery. Enjoy dinner at one of the many restaurants in the evening before heading out for drinks and live music.

Day 9: Adventure Cove Waterpark

Get ready for a day of fun and excitement at Adventure Cove Waterpark! Start your day with a relaxing float down the Adventure River, taking in the lush tropical landscape and winding through waterfalls and tunnels. Then, make a splash on the park's many thrilling water slides, like the Riptide Rocket, which propels you up a near-vertical wall before plunging you back down into the water. Take on the high-speed Pipeline Plunge, a twisting and turning slide that drops you into an enclosed tube and sends you soaring through the air. For a more mellow experience, check out the park's wave pool or spend some time lounging in one of the many shaded cabanas. Refuel with a delicious lunch at one of the park's many eateries when you need a break from the water. Choose from various international cuisines, from burgers and fries to sushi and dim sum. In the evening, return to your hotel for a delicious dinner. 

Day 10: Departure

On your last day, enjoy a leisurely breakfast and some last-minute shopping before your private guide transfers you to the airport for your flight home. Take your fantastic memories and experiences of this vibrant and diverse city.

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